WHS Risk Management
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
Almost anybody working in a management position anywhere in the developed or developing world has a duty of care to provide a safe environment for workers and customers. In Australia this responsibility is constituted in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and most developed countries have similar legislation. This subject will examine the types of risks predominantly found in hospitality, sport, tourism and other service sector businesses. Students will become familiar with the international standard for risk management (ISO 31000) and will apply this process to a variety of business case studies.
Learning Objectives1. Identify and assess common WHS risks in hospitality, sport, tourism and other service sectors.
2. Describe management responsibilities in relation to WHS.
3. Identify and evaluate WHS risk treatment strategies in hospitality, sport, tourism or other service sector environments.
4. Develop appropriate WHS risk management plans for businesses or organisations operating in hospitality, sport, tourism or other service sector environments.
5. Describe and evaluate crisis management strategies for businesses or organisations operating in hospitality, sport, tourism or other service sector environments