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CLTE454 Clothing, Materials and Workplace Injury

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
Paper code CLTE454
Subject Clothing and Textile Sciences
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,622.82
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,517.77

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CLTX 454
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

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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system