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Mine Safety and Engineering (GEOL90033)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeGEOL90033
July - Online
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The unit is designed to give a basis for understanding the various elements that make up the mine environment, and how to control and regulate it to achieve a safe, healthy and comfortable workplace conducive to performance and efficiency.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Equip students with discipline-specific knowledge and expertise appropriate for post-graduate research in the field;
  • equip students with discipline-specific knowledge and expertise enabling them to take their place as professional geologists in industry or government organisations;
  • apply management system concepts to occupational health and safety case studies;
  • compare and contrast occupational health and safety auditing tools;
  • and obtain an understanding of relevant safety legislation.

Generic skills

  • Exercise critical judgement;
  • undertake rigorous and independent thinking;
  • adopt a problem-solving approach to new and unfamiliar tasks;
  • develop high-level written report and/or oral presentation skills;
  • interrogate, synthesise and interpret the published literature;
  • work as part of a team.

Last updated: 15 February 2018