|OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH |
|Non credit-bearing Courses||Reimbursable courses/programmes (either all or some of the modules within a programme) under Continuing Education Fund|
|The programme is specifically designed to provide occupational safety and health (OSH) studies for preparing suitable candidates and safety practitioners for positions of Safety Officer in local context. |
Students upon successfully completion of the programme can well expect to be absorbed into a wide range of industries that need their knowledge and OSH skills.
Course contents include:
- Safety Legislation
- Workplace Safety
- Occupational Health & Hygiene
- Construction Safety
- Safety Inspection & Accident Analysis
- Risk Management
- Behavioural Safety
- Safety Management
The 'Certificate of Attainment' acquired through successful completion of this programme is recognised by the government for the purpose of registration with the Labour Department as safety officer under the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations.
Graduates with relevant working experience are also eligible to apply for registration as the Technician membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), United Kingdom. A top-up programme is available for graduates who would like to meet the academic requirements for the Chartered membership of IOSH.
Completed application form together with photocopies of supporting documents* and the cheque or bank draft for the course fee, should be submitted in person or by post to:
School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED)
Room QR802, 8/F, Core R
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
Hung Hom, Kowloon
*Successful applicants will be required to present the original(s) of their certificate(s) to the SPEED Office for verification before course commencement.
|Medium of instruction||English (supplemented by Cantonese)|
|Remark(s)||For update information on this programme, please visit the programme website: http://oes.ic.polyu.edu.hk/OSH/index.htm|
Tel: 3400 2828
Course Organiser: Mr Fenkins Chow (For academic matters)
Tel: 2766 7632
Mode: Non credit-bearing
|Total contact hours||168.0|
|Diploma or Higher Certificate in Safety / Health / Environmental / Engineering / Science disciplines; or equivalent.|
Applicants who have reached the age of 25 by 1st September in the year of admission are considered as Mature Applicants. Mature Applicants who do not hold stipulated entrance qualifications may be admitted on an individual and exceptional basis. Genuine interest and need in the field with employer's letter of support and relevant safety experience are important factors for consideration.
|Certification||A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to students who have attended 70% or above of the classes and passed the assessment.|