November e-news gives an update on the OHS Body of Knowledge

It has been some time now since the last newsletter but there has been much activity behind the scenes. Our last newsletter discussed the activity of the Accreditation Board in developing and promoting capability as part of the Australian WHS Strategy 2012-22. Capability is more than competence; it requires underpinning theoretical knowledge together with industry […]

John Green

Accreditation Board welcomes John Green as a Board member

The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board today announced John Green of Laing O’Rourke as a member of the Board. John joins Angela Seidel of PMP Limited as an independent OHS professional on the Board. John is HSEQ Director, Australasian Hub for Laing O’Rourke, a privately owned, international company operating across engineering, construction and asset management […]


IFAP joins partnership for OHS capability

  This week Western Australian OHS training and consultancy company IFAP (Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention) demonstrated their commitment to OHS capability at the national level by becoming a Supporting Partner of the Australian OHS Education Board. Established in 2012 to accredit university level OHS professional qualifications, the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board has taken […]

University of Queensland

University of Queensland gains second OHS accreditation

Building on the accreditation of their Bachelor of OHS Science (Hons) gained in 2013, the University of Queensland this week achieved accreditation for their Master of OHS Science. In announcing the accreditation, the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board commented that while the program is in its infancy with the first cohort recently graduating, the program […]


Dear OHS educators and researchers

Dear OHS educators and researchers This is the second of our ‘quick update’ emails. We trust you find them useful. We are keen to include any useful information that you would like to pass on. This update announces two new accreditations for Curtin University and University of Queensland; welcomes John Green of Laing O’Rourke as […]


Call for nominations for OHS Education Awards

It is time to make your nominations for the SIA OHS Education Awards which are conducted in association with the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board. This call for nominations for the education awards refers to graduates who completed the qualification requirements in the calendar year 2013. Nominations close on the 30th September, 2014. The purpose […]

Curtin University

Curtin University demonstrates quality in OHS education – BSc HSE gains accreditation

The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board announced this week that the Bachelor of Science (HSE) offered by Curtin University has achieved accreditation by meeting the OHS and educational standards set by the Accreditation Board for education of generalist OHS professionals. The Registrar of the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board, Pam Pryor, commented that the emphasis […]