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Environmental and Occupational Health risk Management

Program Overview

Courses in this program will increase the ability of participants to predict and analyze risks, design studies compatible with the workplace, and make judgements regarding the safety of workers.The program’s total duration is three months, which is composed of five weeks of in-service study and seven weeks of field work supervised by a dedicated mentor.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Design research studies to assess hazards and risks in the workplace
  2. Conduct qualitative and quantitative risk assessments: hazard identification, dose-response evaluation, exposure assessment, and risk characterization
  3. Develop plans to manage occupational health and safety risks in the workplace
  4. Apply the fundamental principles of communication and message development to design community outreach programs
  5. Demonstrate leadership skills in relation to a workplace’s occupational health and safety services
  6. Train and educate others in the basic concepts of occupational health and safety

Training Courses

Participants in this program complete the following five short courses:

  1. Occupational Risk Assessment
  2. Occupational Risk Management
  3. Occupational Risk Communication
  4. Applied Research in Occupational Health
  5. Scientific Writing

Field Work

Participants will spend seven weeks in the field in order to be exposed to real-life situations and to practice the skills they gain with the guidance of a dedicated mentor. The following field projects are expected to be conducted during the field work period:

  1. Identify hazards in workplaces and communicate risks to others
  2. Design and conduct studies to detect risks in workplaces
  3. Design a framework/plan to manage and/or minimize risks

Targeted Group

The program is useful for public health professionals working for ministries of health, non-governmental organizations, and humanitarian agencies. It’s also valuable for those looking for a career in occupational health and safety.

Training Delivery Method

  1. In-class method
  2. Blended learning method
  • Number of Coursers: 5
  • Duration: 3 Months

Accredited By


Participant who complete the three-month program requirements will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma Certificate (PGDC).

Courses in this Program


Occupational Risk Assessment

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Occupational Risk Management

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Occupational Risk Communication

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Applied Research In Occupational Health

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Scientific Writing

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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