Company description

The University of Queensland is ranked in the world's top 50 and is one of Australia's leading teaching and research facilities. The university was founded in 1909.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences houses the Occupational Health and Safety Science teaching unit. The unit has been offering a Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety Science (Honours), since 2010 and a Masters of Occupational Health and Safety Science, since 2013. Both degrees include courses (subjects) in occupational hygiene (covering physical, chemical and biological hazards and their control), occupational health and toxicology, and ergonomics. The unit is also active in OHS research and is currently supervising several Doctor of Philosophy and Masters of Philosophy students.

Training Courses

  • W201 Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene
  • W501 Measurement of Hazardous Substances
  • W502 Thermal Environment
  • W503 Noise - Measurement and its Effects
  • W506 Ergonomics Essentials
  • W507 Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

Contact details

Person:Dr Kelly Johnstone
Languages offered:English
Address:School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld 4072, Australia
Tel61 400 200 604
Fax61 7 3365 6899