Materials and the design of clothing assemblies for reducing the severity and rate of workplace injury. International and national standards, legal requirements, New Zealand case studies.
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|Paper title||Clothing, Materials and Workplace Injury|
|Subject||Clothing and Textile Sciences|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,622.82|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,517.77|
- CLTX 454
- More information link
- View more information on the Clothing and Textiles website
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Professor Raechel Laing
- Course workbook provided
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Scholarship, Ethics.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
- Knowledge of the New Zealand legislative framework as it affects workplace hazards and influences requirements for clothing and personal protective equipment
- Understanding of the effects of workplace hazards on the human body and the scope of protection that may be provided through clothing and personal protective systems
- Knowledge of differences in strategies for evaluating effectiveness of protective clothing in the workplace
- Knowledge of relevant standards - international, joint New Zealand-Australia, New Zealand national, others - and differences in context and use