Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
Awarding Institution
SEGi Colleges
Duration
3 years
Intake Dates
Refer to SEGi campus
Campus
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
Description

Managing and improving employee’s health and wellness across workplace and industry is important for improving legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency and morale of an organisation. The world is growing progressively more complex as we encounter new health risks with a growing list of occupational pollutants, toxicants and occupational injuries. Occupational safety and health is an area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The aims of occupational safety and health programs include fostering a safe and healthy work environment. Occupational safety and health may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.

Occupational safety and health is the branches of public health that is concerned with the effects of occupational exposure factors on the health and well-being of people in workplace. There is a strong demand by the global health care world for a new breed of contemporary occupational safety and health practitioners. The Occupational Safety & Health Act 1994 requires industries to employ a competent safety and health officer to resolve matters related to workplace safety and health. The dedicated group of safety and health officers are responsible for administering and enforcing statutory requirements, making available technical advice plus providing safety and health education.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health are qualified to work as Occupational Safety and Health Officer (OSHO) at Department of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) or local authorities, Safety and Hygiene Officer, or as an Occupational Health Control/ Research Officer.

 

Entry Requirements

Pass SPM / STPMV or equivalent with minimum of 3 credits inclusive of Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics or Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science

Programmes Modules
3 years or 9 semesters (including industrial training)
  • Chemistry
  • Basic Human Psychology
  • Computer Applications
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • General Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Principles in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Principles of Management
  • Report Writing
  • Workplace Safety: Fire and Chemical Hazards
  • Workplace Safety: Machinery, Electrical & Construction Hazards
  • Risk Assessment & Risk Control
  • Workplace Health & Safety Performance
  • Workplace Hazards & Control: Manual & Mechanical Handling
  • Workplace Hazards & Control: Physical, Biological & Chemical Hazards
  • Workplace Hazards & Control: Noise, Vibration, Radiation & Thermal Hazards
  • Workplace Hazards & Control: Hazardous Substances
  • Psycho-Social and Ergonomics
  • Occupational Safety & Health Law
  • Health & Safety Information Systems
  • Work Placement
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English for Science
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Management of Workplace Health and Safety
  • Workplace Hazards Management
  • Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum

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