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DH007 Professional Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
DH008 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
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CNE: 90 Points
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Intake per Year:
Mar, Jun, Oct
   
Programme Duration:
DH007 : 320 hours
(A total of 10 courses)
DH008 : 192 hours
(A total of 6 courses)
   
Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese supplemented with English terminology as appropriate.
[Course materials and assessment are in English]
   
Discount :
 
   
   
   
   
職業健康及安全專業文憑/文憑
Professional Diploma / Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
 
 

The “Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance and Regulations” enacted in 1997 emphasizes the share of responsibilities between employers and employees in achieving occupational health and safety in the workplace. The Diploma Programme (DH008) is particularly designed for those who are interested in knowing more about the field of occupational health and safety. The Professional Diploma (DH007) programme aims to develop professional knowledge in occupational health and safety related to daily working environments. It leads to Membership of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (GradIOSH), United Kingdom.

 Objectives

Upon completion of DH008, students should be able to :

  • Identify general health and safety problems within their workplace;

  • Evaluate the degree of complexity of health and safety problems;

  • Formulate abatement programmes to tackle health and safety problems;

  • Assist their senior management in the establishment of a health and safety policy;

  • Design, implement and evaluate a health and safety management system.

Upon completion of DH007, in addition to the points above, students should be able to :

  • Develop professional knowledge and maintain competence in occupational health and safety related to daily working environments;

  • Enhance their personal and professional development in Occupational Health and Safety.

 Who Should Attend

  • Those who have responsibilities to implement occupational health and safety in an organization, or have personal interest in occupational health and safety;

  • Those who are interested in obtaining the “Registered Safety Officer” status and further study opportunities in occupational health and safety;

  • Those Registered Safety Officers who need to meet the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

 Programme Features

  • The first and largest OHS diploma programme in Hong Kong;

  • Graduates of the DH008 and DH007 with relevant working experience are eligible to apply for registration as “Registered Safety Officer” in Hong Kong;

  • Graduates of the DH007 are eligible to apply for Graduate membership (GradIOSH) of IOSH, UK;

  • Individual courses are also suitable for experienced staff in satisfaction of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements under the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations.

 Professional Recognition

  • RSO : Upon completion of the programmes, graduates with relevant working experience are eligible to apply for registration as Registered Safety Officer (RSO) in Hong Kong;

  • GradIOSH : DH007, graduates are eligible to apply for membership of GradIOSH, UK. IOSH is a leading European body for health and safety professionals with more than 37,000 members worldwide, including more than 13,000 Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners. The Institution was founded in 1945 and received Royal Chartered Status in 2003. The professional qualifications of the IOSH members are recognized worldwide.

  • CNE : Graduates can apply for 90 Continuing Nursing Education points from the Hong Kong Nursing Council.

 


 
 

Maintained by: Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education ( lipace@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Jun 24, 2014

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