Department of Occupational Health and Safety

Department of Occupational Health and Safety
Providing a healthy, safe, risk-free, accident and injury-free work environment is essential to maintaining the health and safety of workers in the workplace, so this program provides you the knowledge and skills to analyze, monitor and control potential sources of danger on the workplace, identify hazardous materials, their impact on the environment, ways to deal with them, and safety procedures to be followed to maintain the health and safety of workers.

The program offers four main units:

Unit 1: Occupational Health and Safety Department
-Principles of Health and Safety Management
-Measure health and safety performance
-Key elements of health and safety systems
-The importance of human factors in reducing accidents

Unit II: Factors and hazardous substances on the workplace, and the effects of these substances on environmental health:
-Overall aspects of occupational health
-Identify the most important hazardous factors in the workplace
-Radiation (how they arise, their types, their damages, their means of prevention) and their impact on the environment, and the control of radioactivity
-Types of hazardous waste, sources produced, handling and disposal
-Air quality assessment, and environmental pollution problems
-Sources of emissions and their contribution to ambient air concentrations of pollutants
-Physical/biological/chemical risks
-Risk analysis, assessment and preventive measures

Unit 3: Safety of work equipment and working environment
-Creating a healthy working environment and ensuring the cleanliness of this environment
-Fire fighting and alarms.
-Creating appropriate safety systems, including the storage and transport of hazardous materials
-Storage, circulation and processing of hazardous materials
-Safety of equipment, equipment and machinery
-Electrical safety
-Safety guidelines in safe handling of hazardous machinery
-Wear personal protective equipment at work
-Emergency plan and emergency operating room

Unit 4: Application of occupational health and safety department
-Work duties and functions of occupational security and safety systems management
-Inspection of safety procedures and how to identify safety procedures.

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