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OHS Body of Knowledge extended to address process safety April 22, 2017

This week the Safety Institute of Australia launches two new chapters for the OHS Body of Knowledge (OHS BoK). Developed in conjunction with the Institution of Chemical Engineers, these chapters on Process Hazards (Chemical) and Managing Process Safety break new ground in employing a collaborative approach; bringing together the two disciplines of process safety and […]

OHS Research Forum 26th November 2015 November 26, 2015

As custodian of the OHS Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board has an interest in promoting OHS research and ensuring its translation and dissemination to inform OHS practice. The Accreditation Board conducted a Forum for OHS researchers and OHS Professionals to discuss a range of issues around OHS […]

Chisholm Institute demonstrates commitment to OHS by supporting OHS Body of Knowledge May 12, 2015

The Safety Institute of Australia and the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board today formally announce Chisholm Institute as a license holder for the OHS Body of Knowledge. In becoming a license holder for the OHS Body of Knowledge, Chisholm Institute demonstrate their commitment to providing a safe work and study environment for their staff and students […]

Second edition of OHS Body of Knowledge launched to appreciative audience October 30, 2014

Four chapters of the OHS Body of Knowledge were launched yesterday to an appreciative audience at RMIT University in Melbourne. The OHS Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals was made possible by the strategic foresight and commitment of the then WorkSafe Victoria, now Victorian WorkCover Authority. Funded by Safe Work Australia, the new chapters […]

Launch of the OHS Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals brings certainty to the OHS profession April 16, 2014

The OHS Body of Knowledge will be launched on 18 April 2012 at the SIA National Convention, Safety in Action. The OHS Body of Knowledge describes the core knowledge expected of OHS professionals, and provides a basis for accrediting OHS education programs for them. It will underpin professional certification and deliver confidence in recognising those […]

Safe Work Australia boosts capability of OHS professionals August 12, 2013

The knowledge and capability of work health and safety professionals will be enhanced with the development of four additional chapters of the OHS Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals. Sponsored by Safe Work Australia the additional chapters will address the topics of work health and safety jurisprudence, organisational culture, risk and decision making and […]