occupational_safety_health_icons Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health

 

Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health is a multidisciplinary course aimed to train and produce competent professionals and expertise in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Upon completion of this programme, students will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). They will able to accurately measure the safety and health aspects of various work places. They will also be able to communicate legal requirements within various contexts and identify the implications of occupational safety and health science technology to protect workers in the twenty-first century.

YEAR 1


SEMESTER 1
  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Anatomy and Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Hazardous Substances
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Fundamental of Microbiology
SEMESTER 2
  • OSH Consultation Processes
  • Fire Prevention skills
  • Environmental Health
  • First Aid & Emergency Planning
  • OSH Statistics
  • Compliances with OSH Law I
SEMESTER 3
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application

YEAR 2


SEMESTER 1
  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Risk Control
  • Ergonomics I
  • OSH Management System
  • Hazardous Substances II
  • Occupational Hygiene I
  • Co-curriculum
SEMESTER 2
  • Investigation of Incidents
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Workplace Hazard Management
  • Machinery and Equipment Safety
  • Occupational Hygiene II
SEMESTER 3
  • OSH Industrial Practical

YEAR 3


SEMESTER 1
  • Business Operation Management
  • People Performance Management
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work
  • Organisational Leadership
SEMESTER 2
  • Compliance with OSH Law II
  • Research Methodology
  • Ergonomics II
  • OSH Audit
SEMESTER 3
  • OSH Workplace Case Study

SPM or equivalent with 3 credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English AND
  • Mathematics OR one (1) science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science)

OR

GCE/O Level or equivalent with 3 credits (Grade C) in the following subjects: 

  • English
  • Mathematics AND
  • One (1) Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science)
  • Site Safety Supervisor
  • Indoor Air Quality Assessor
  • Assistant Safety Coordinator
  • Safety and Health Technician
  • Assistant Safety & Health Officer
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessor (CHRA)
  • Industrial Hygiene Technician Assistant
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor
  • University Compulsory Subjects
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Health Science
  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Professional Development
  • Practical & Final Year Project
  • Lecture-led
  • Tutorials
  • Assignments
  • Group discussion
  • Power point slides
  • Hands-on practical skills on-site
  • Practical attachment (construction sites, manufacturing sites, chemical plants)
  • Hospital
  • Government
  • Consultancy Firm
  • Universities & Colleges
  • Industries (in agriculture, transportation, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing, commerce, healthcare, consultation, insurance)
  • Inspect workplaces of employment for unsafe equipment and working conditions
  • Follow up on employee complaints of unsafe work practice
  • Inspecting and enforcing a wide range of laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Be required to do research, develop and implement program to eliminate safety and health problems
  • Assist employers in complying with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA 1994) and Factory & Machinery Act (FMA) and their regulations, guidelines and code of practice
  • Need specific written and verbal skills to market and teach safety programs to all employees
  • Well-equipped teaching and learning facilities with hands-on on site experiences
  • Curriculum approved by the Malaysia Qualification Agency and endorsed by Ministry of Higher Education
  • Accreditation Service for International Colleges, UK (ASIC)
  PROGRAMME CODE

(A7491 [05/2017] Cheras

 FACULTY

Allied Health Sciences

 DURATION OF STUDY

3 Years (9 Semesters)

 MODE OF STUDY

Full Time

 AWARDS/CERTIFICATES

Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health by Asia Metropolitan University

 EXAMINATION & ASSESSMENT

Examination and Assessment by AMU Examination Syndicate