About Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)

Course Description

Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS) is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at their job site or different occupation. The course content details the requirements learners need to understand how an occupational health and safety management system should be designed and implemented. This course is designed for health and safety practitioners and managers, management system auditors, managers with health and safety responsibilities, employees or professionals with an interest in occupational health and safety.

Course Objectives

The course Occupational Health and Safety has as objective to impact learners with skills and knowledge to be able to recognize and evaluate occupational safety and health hazards in the workplace, and to determine appropriate hazard controls following the hierarchy of controls. The course intends to expose the learner to preventative and protective measures for safe and healthy working conditions that mitigate against workplace related accidents.

Why Choose This Program

Our Community

Join a community of people who have zeal to learn new things and help you with support, inspiration and imagination. Our communities organize various events such as panel discuss and events.

Customized Follow-ups

Every students will work closely with qualified and experienced instructors. We strongly believe that effective training needs human support.

Our Educational Platform

Our platform permits our students to get their training at anytime, coordinate their timetable with their instructors, evaluate their performance and recognize areas for development.

Rich and Intuitive Content

We work with experienced tutors in the field to develop content for our programs. we also give room for students to express their thoughts and worries privately.

Course outline

MODULE A: MANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY

Learning Units

Title

Duration

Unit 1

Principles of OHS management

Week 1

Unit 2

Regulating OHS

Week 2

Unit 3

Loss causation and accident investigation

Week 3

Unit 4

Measuring and reviewing OHS regulations

 Week 4

Unit 5

Risk identification, assessment, control and evaluation

Week 5

Unit 6

The role of the health and safety professionals

Week 6

 

Module B: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE

Learning Units

Title

Duration

Unit 1

Managing OHS

Week 7

Unit 2

Identification, assessment and evaluation of hazardous substance

Week 8

Unit 3

The control of hazardous substance

Week 9

Unit 4

The monitoring and measurement of hazardous substances

 

Week 10

Unit 5

Biological agents, radiation, noise and vibration

 

Week 11

Unit 6

Mental ill-health and dealing with violence and aggression at work

 

Week 12

Unit 7

Musco-skeletal risks and controls

 

Week 13

Unit 8

Workplace and work equipment

Week 14

 

MODULE C: WORKPLACE AND WORK EQUIPMENT SAFETY

Learning Units

Title

Duration

Unit 1

Workplace welfare equipment

Week 15

Unit 2

Fire safety and management at workplace

Week 16

Unit 3

Management of dangerous substance

Week 17

Unit 4

Work equipment and workplace machinery

Week 18

Unit 5

Working at height and lifting

Week 19

Unit 6

Construction safety

Week 20

Unit 7

Transport safety

Week 21

NB:  Requirements to sit for final exams

  •  Candidate should put in a minimum of 90% attendance to appear for the examinations.

Teaching Methods (Learner centered method)

  • Lecture discussion method/Participatory method
  • Lecture demonstration method
  • Discovery Learning.
  • Role Play

Grading Individual

  • Projects/Test/Quizzes           20%
  • Homework and Class Participation     10%
  • Final Course exam                   70%

Prices and Funding

Pay and join us!

250 000 XAF

NB: No other payment  will be demanded during and after the course program.

Payment options
  1. At our campus: You can make an appointment to pay directly on campus, tarred road bonduma gate buea, opposite EPN church.
  2. Wire Transfer: Call us and receive the necessary information you need to make payment from your bank or mobile money (MoMo).

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