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Health and Safety Management

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Course Dates

Course Information : Deadline for applications: 20/01/23 unless already sold out Accredited by CIEH - Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Course fully taught on campus. NOTE: For parking on Frenchay Campus, you will need to download a Parking Permit from the University - you will be able to do this once you have been registered on the University Student Information system.



Attendance days for the course

Friday - 02 February 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 09 February 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 16 February 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 23 February 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 01 March 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 08 March 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 15 March 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 22 March 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 29 March 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 19 April 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 26 April 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00
Friday - 03 May 2024FRENCHAY CAMPUS10:00 - 12:00




The assessment for this module will comprise an online examination. The written assignment for this module is in the form of an open book examination.



Careers/further study

This module can contribute towards the MSc Environmental Health.


The syllabus for this level 7 (Masters level) module will typically include:

Health and safety at work management

  • The planning, monitoring and reviewing of management systems and policies that underpin a positive workplace health and safety culture.
  • The key aspects of the occurrence of workplace injuries, including triggers, investigation and prevention.

Fundamental legislative arrangements

  • The key principles and components of legislation and other information resources that aim to reduce health and safety workplace risk, inform decision-making and maintain a safe working environment.
  • The role of regulators and regulatory practice including approaches to enforcement, the impact this may have on business and the protection it affords vulnerable employees.
  • Recognition of the business viewpoint and the systems in place to maintain a proportionate, targeted and consistent approach.

Hazard and risk

  • Identification, assessment and control of physical workplace hazards and associated risks including quantitative/qualitative aspects and impact on both employee and public safety.
  • Identification, assessment and control of workplace hazards that pose a risk to and lead to conditions that impact on human health.

Partnership working

  • The range of stakeholders that have a role in collaborating to reduce workplace risk and promote health and wellbeing.
  • An appreciation of workplace consultation to inform decision-making and development/maintain a health and safety culture.

Course Director

Sharon Humphries


On successful completion of this 15 credit Health and Safety Management module, you will be able to:

  • evaluate the impact that work activities can have on global human health, safety and welfare and how harmful effects can be minimised through targeted risk based interventions.
  • critically appraise strategy, policy and management systems and examine how these contribute towards developing and maintaining a positive health and safety culture.
  • effectively apply the underpinning principles of the legislative system to drive health and safety interventions.
  • identify a variety of key stakeholders and examine their role in delivering effective health and safety.

Learning and Teaching

The module is delivered through a combination of both synchronous and asynchronous learning; some elements are taught face-to-face on campus and others online.

Study facilities

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15 credit level 7 module

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