Course Brief

*International legislations *Fundamental legal principles *The local court system *Statutory  interpretation *A critical look at the OSH Act 2004 as amended-including a study of the provisions relating to young persons, duties of employers and employees, rights of employees to refuse to work, notification of accidents, health and safety, the OSH Authority, and the powers of inspectors. *A review of the Environmental Management Act 2000, with emphasis on the Environmental Commission, the Environmental Authority, designated activities requiring Certificates of Environmental Clearance and the application process for a certificate of environmental clearance. *The water pollution and noise pollution control rules *Other subordinate legislation to the EM Act 2000 *General principles in international environmental law

  • ONLINE: Fundamentals of Health, Safety and Environment

    The Fundamentals of Health, Safety and Environment (FHSE) can be pursued as a standalone short course for persons interested in gaining a basic understanding of health and safety, or as a bridging programme to the BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety Health and Environment or the MSc Safety, Health and Environment/Occupational Hygiene from the University of Greenwich.

    Learning Outcomes include the following:

    • Understand the importance of ensuring good occupational health, safety and welfare.
    • Appreciate the mechanisms associated with accidents and ill-health in the workplace.
    • Be able to identify hazards in the workplace and undertake a simple risk assessment.
    • Be familiar with some of the more common health, safety and hygiene issues associated with the workplace.
    • Appreciate and understand the application of the control measures available for workplace health, safety and hygiene risks.

     

    FHSE as a Standalone Short Course

    FHSE can also be pursued as a short course for persons interested in gaining a basic understanding of health and safety. 

    Highlights at a glance -

    • Completely online 
    • 3 months duration
    • No exams. Assignment-based assessments

     

    FHSE as a Bridging Programme

    Thinking about switching to a career in Health and Safety. Do you possess one of the following?

    • A Bachelor's Degree
    • An Associate Degree
    • A Higher National Diploma
    • An Advanced Diploma

    If you possess one of the above in a non HSE field of study, you may be eligible for the BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety Health and Environment or to the MSc Safety, Health and Environment/Occupational Hygiene after completing the Fundamentals of Health, Safety and Environment (FHSE) offered through our online learning environment. 

    Email us at UOG-CF@sbcs.edu.tt to confirm your eligibility or call us directly at 663-7227 ext. 1253/4 or 769-5477

     

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