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About this course

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Health, Safety and Wellness in Mining incorporates videos, expert insights, simulations, discussions and scenarios to deepen your current understanding of health, safety and wellness challenges, contexts and processes within the sector. The course covers topics such as legislation and governance, organisational safety culture, risk management, and the management of hazards, human factors, industry health issues, and community health impact.

This is one of six courses in the Foundations of Modern Mining Professional Certificate, an edX qualification that draws on the expertise of academics from Curtin University and the University of Queensland, also providing learners front-seat access to industry leaders and innovators.

What you'll learn

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Students who complete this course will:

  • Identify key health and safety risks and impacts for workforce and communities
  • Appreciate the risk management processes and control strategies to manage these risks
  • Consider the corporate systems, laws and policies designed to ensure a safe, healthy and well workforce.
  • Explore the human factor considerations of mining systems, and the impacts of technology and changing workplaces

Meet your instructors

Carmel Bofinger
Associate Professor
Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre, The University of Queensland
Sharyn Cobbin
Education and Training Manager
Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre, The University of Queensland

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