Employee health and safety 781

Module code MHB 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

• Legal aspects: the Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
• The concepts “health” and “safety” in context
• A few important and specific aspects of industrial health
• Employee Aid Programmes (EAP)
• HIV/Aids
• Alcohol and drug dependence
• Management stress and burnout
• Traditional healers and employee health
• International management and employee health
• Examples of actual events related to employee health and safety

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Human Resource Management
Period of presentation Semester 1

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