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As part of its routine renewal the Accreditation Board is seeking nominations/expressions of interest from OHS educators who are involved in the design and/or delivery of OHS professional education programs that meet the requirements of an eligible program for OHS accreditation.

A Board member brief is available and the nomination form and is also available. Self-nominations are welcomed.

Nominations close on the 10th March.

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New chair and deputy for the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board

Professor Mike Capra the inaugural Chair of the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) has stepped down from the role after seven years.

Patrick Murphy, Chair of the Board for the Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) sincerely thanked Mike for his service to the AOHSEAB. “Mike has made a significant contribution to the standard and quality […]

Recommendations of the Higher Education Standards Panel into Professional Accreditation endorsed

On the 28th February, the Minster for Education the Hon Simon Birmingham addressed the Universities Australia Conference in Canberra. He spoke about the outcomes of a review conducted by the Higher Education Standards Panel (the Panel) in 2016 to reduce the regulatory and administrative burden associated with professional and academic accreditation processes.

The Department of […]

Australian Catholic University delivers integrated health, safety and business management program

The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board announced this week that the Master of Health, Safety and Environmental Management conducted by the Australian Catholic University (ACU) achieved accreditation late last year. These programs met the OHS and educational standards set by the Accreditation Board for the education of generalist OHS professionals.

The ACU undertook a comprehensive […]

TEQSA Standards and External Benchmarking

How Accreditation and SIA Education Awards can assist in meeting the requirements

Higher Education Standards and benchmarking

The Higher Education Standards place an emphasis on external benchmarking, specifically in the development of learning outcomes (Standard 1.4.1) and in the review and improvement processes (Standard 5.3.4).
Standard 1.4.1 requires that:
– The expected learning outcomes for […]

Appointment of new Registrar to the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board.

Today, the Safety Institute of Australia announced the transition of the registrar role for the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board with Meagan Browne replacing Pam Pryor who has undertaken the registrar role since the inception of the Board.

The registrar role is crucial to the effectiveness of the Accreditation Board. Not only is the registrar […]

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