Deadline for application is 12 January 2017

Distance learning course on occupational safety and health

The objective of this distance-learning course on OSH, delivered through an Internet-based platform, is to develop the competencies required for dealing effectively with occupational safety and health issues. The course has an estimated duration of 550 hours of study.

General objective
• Develop the knowledge and the understanding for managing the occupational safety and health.

Specific objectives
At the end of the programme, participants are expected to be able to:
• organize the efforts of an enterprise to improve its OSH;
• formulate, implement and evaluate a safety and health management plan for an enterprise, incorporating essential OSH concepts and fundamental techniques of OSH management;
• manage the resources to conduct the required prevention activities to manage OSH;
• advise employers and workers on OSH technical requirements and on the decisions to be made for an adequate management of the OSH.