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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 […]

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 edition 2, October 2014 April 16, 2014

Part 1: Opening – Associate Professor Susanne Tepe, RMIT; David Clarke, Safety Institute of Australia; Julia Collins, Safe Work Australia; Ross Pilkington WorkSafe Victoria Part 2: Launch of new chapters – Emeritus Professor Andrew Hopkins – The role of knowledge as a conceptual framework to underpin OHS professional practice Part 3: Panel session –Principles of […]

Launch of the OHS Body of Knowledge for Generalist OHS Professionals brings certainty to the OHS profession

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 […]