|Type||Advanced PG Diploma, e-learning|
|Nominal duration||6 to 8 months (32 ECTS)|
|Awards||APGD-OHSM (Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management)|
|Accreditation||Certified by Swiss EduQua via certificate no CH20/0771|
|Tuition fee||€2,200 one-time
Payments can be made in full; or
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent / higher)
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably in any life sciences related domain.
If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact our admissions counselors.
Mode of Learning: ONLINE
Duration: About 6 to 8 Months (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 24 Months
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week
This Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health and safety management is a distance e-Learning course that offers in-depth knowledge and expertise in the science underpinning work-related health and safety. The main objective of the program is to develop professionals with a strong research focus to augment conventional occupational health practice into an evidence-based interdisciplinary practice.
This is a taught program and participants are mentored and also expected to interface with the faculty and co-participants through online interactions. This diploma course in occupational health and safety management places a strong emphasis on modern-day occupational health and safety concerns. With a detailed study of the regulatory and legal framework related to occupational safety, this program also develops problem-solving skills related to safety risk identification and mitigation.
Module 01: Occupational Health Practice And Management Principles
Module 02: Occupational Hazard Management / Medical Surveillance
Module 03: Epidemiology And Evidence-Based Occupational Health
Module 04: Occupational Injuries And Illnesses
Module 05: Occupational Hygiene
Module 06: Clinical Occupational Medicine
Module 07: Regulatory, Legal & Ethical Occupational Health Compliance
Module 08: Workplace Environment Management, Security & Emergencies
Module 09: Safety Communications And Financial Management
Occupational health and safety experts help to identify, prevent and minimize dangerous situations in a work environment which can lead to accidents causing disabilities, deaths and even long-term impacts on the health of workers. They help organizations develop processes that are safer and more efficient.
If you pursue a career in this field, you might design programs to control, eliminate or prevent health problems caused by chemical, physical or biological agents. You might advise organizations about using more ergonomically designed equipment or furniture. You might conduct occupational safety inspections or evaluate how well employers adhere to laws, regulations or policies designed to protect their workers’ health and safety.