About Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
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.
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
- Two lessons per week (2 hours per lesson)
- Attendance is mandatory
- Practical lessons and exercises(quiz)
- Final exams and project.
MODULE A: MANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY
Principles of OHS management
Loss causation and accident investigation
Measuring and reviewing OHS regulations
Risk identification, assessment, control and evaluation
The role of the health and safety professionals
Module B: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE
Identification, assessment and evaluation of hazardous substance
The control of hazardous substance
The monitoring and measurement of hazardous substances
Biological agents, radiation, noise and vibration
Mental ill-health and dealing with violence and aggression at work
Musco-skeletal risks and controls
Workplace and work equipment
MODULE C: WORKPLACE AND WORK EQUIPMENT SAFETY
Workplace welfare equipment
Fire safety and management at workplace
Management of dangerous substance
Work equipment and workplace machinery
Working at height and lifting
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
- 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.
- At our campus: You can make an appointment to pay directly on campus, tarred road bonduma gate buea, opposite EPN church.
- 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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