Historical information

Victorian Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (VIOSH) Australia is the Asia-Pacific centre for teaching and research in occupational health and safety (OHS) and is known as one of Australia's leaders on the field.
VIOSH has a global reputation for its innovative approach within the field of OHS management.

VIOSH had its first intake of students in 1979. At that time the Institution was known as the Ballarat College of Advanced Education. In 1990 it became known as Ballarat University College, then in 1994 as University of Ballarat. It was 2014 that it became Federation University.

VIOSH Australia students are safety managers, senior advisors and experienced OHS professionals. They come from all over Australia and industry.
Students are taught active research and enquiry; rather than textbook learning and a one-size fits all approach. VIOSH accepts people into the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hazard Management who have no undergraduate degree - on the basis of extensive work experience and knowledge.

Request for preliminary approval from Ballarat College of Advanced Education for Proposed Masters Degree in Risk Engineering (Occupational Hazard Management).
Outlines the Course Aims, Outline of the Course - Sessions, Mode of Presentation, Relationship to other Courses, Enrolment Levels, Justification for Introduction of the Course.
Over the years the College has engaged a number of recognised authorities and people who work in the area of occupational hazard management to work as visiting lecturers.
Professor P Compes from the University of Wuppertal, Germany
Professor D Klein (Fulbright Scholar) from Michigan State University
E Wigglesworth, Executive Director, Menzies Foundation, Melbourne
Professor R Vernon from Texas A&R University
Dr D Else from University of Aston, Birmingham, UK

Physical description

Five A4 pages -m typed.

Inscriptions & markings

Signature of Derek Woolley on first page