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Occupational Health and Safety

Course Code HRMT-310
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Occupation health and safety (OH&S) studies the identification, evaluation, and control of safety hazards associated with the work environment. The major objective of this course is to help the students develop a solid understanding of the OH&S legislation, processes, procedures, and techniques involved in workplace safety hazard recognition, assessment, and control. The course is designed to enable students to gain knowledge in:
• Both the theoretical and applied aspects of the occupation health and safety function in HRM.
• The economic, social and moral considerations of OH&S in an organization.
• Classification and identification of workplace hazardous agents.
• Techniques for recognizing, assessing, and controlling safety hazards.
• The management of health and safety programs in an organization.