Occupational Health and Safety Officer
A career in Occupational Health and Safety focuses on the physical and mental well-being of employees. Individuals in this role work to minimize risks and workplace hazards, and protect the health of workers. They ensure safe workplace environments and conditions and aim to prevent departures of workers due to health related issues caused by work conditions.
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This program provides an overview of safety and workplace health principles and focuses on best practices in ergonomics, hygiene and worker health and wellness. Areas of study include hazard recognition, safety audit analysis, environmental issues and fire protection, laws and ethics and risk management.
Program Length: 8 months (20 hours/week) 4 week internship
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