IOSH Accredited Courses for Chartered Membership
IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) is Europe 's leading body for health and safety professionals. As an independent and not-for-profit organization, it aims to regulate and steer the profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.
The attainment courses have been approved by IOSH as an accredited academic qualification for Chartered Membership. They are specially designed for Registered Safety Officer and Professional to gain recognized safety & health qualification, or to obtain further training opportunity in the area of Occupational Safety and Health.
Graduate Member of IOSH (Grad IOSH)
Upon successful completion of all 3 attainment courses, students are eligible to apply for the membership of Grad IOSH.
Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH)
After becoming a Graduate Member of IOSH, student can start the IOSH Initial Professional Development (IPD) programme in order to become a Chartered Member of IOSH.
For details about membership of IOSH, please visit their website.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme
Completion of individual attainment courses may also be suitable for Registered Safety Officer and Professional to pursue CPD Programmes.
To pursue the qualification of IOSH membership, students are required to concurrently undertake all 3 attainment courses. Other students may consider undertaking 1 or 2 courses at a time depending on their needs and interests.
Each attainment course consists of 30 hours face-to-face teaching.
|Term||Course Code||Course Title||Hours|
|1||OSH2200||Preventive Safety and Health Management||30|
Preventive Safety and Health Management
Lots of efforts have been made to prevent accidence in workplace. This course explores various preventive programmes from different perspectives including designing an effective corporate wellness programme to cater for organization needs, maximizing employees' physical abilities with a physical enhancement programme and controlling stress at workplace with a stress management programme. It also focuses on the promotion of healthy workplace, especially on healthy eating to maximize the health of the workforce. Roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of individual will be identified in accident prevention. Emphasis will be made on developing strong leadership competence and effective behaviours in driving safety culture and the required skills in enhancing communication and motivating the workforce.
Course Content :
- Concept of preventive care in the workplace;
- Role of preventive care in the employment cycle;
- Corporate Wellness Programme;
- Physical Enhancement Programme;
- Stress Management Programme;
- Concept of healthy workplace; and
- Management roles on accident prevention.
| ||OSH2300||Advanced Occupational Health||30|
Advanced Occupational Health
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and techniques required to handle the day-to-day occupational health issues. Students will learn in-depth knowledge in physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial hazards; general knowledge in occupational diseases; simple design of ventilation system; and selecting suitable personal protective equipment.
Course Content :
- Epidemiology and statistics;
- Occupational diseases;
- Chemical hazards;
- Exposure evaluation;
- Noise and vibration;
- Thermal environment;
- Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders;
- Psychosocial hazard;
- Ventilation and indoor air quality; and
- Use of personal protective equipment.
|2||OSH2100||Work Injury Management||30|
Work Injury Management
This course explores the legal framework in Hong Kong with in-depth discussion on the liability of an employer under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance and work injury related compensation issues. Emphasis will also be placed on the concept of work injury management in a broader perspective. The essence of a comprehensive work injury management approach will be discussed to facilitate fast return to work and minimize work injury cost. Participants will be provided with ample case studies to conceptualize the major theories and reflect on their own experiences.
Course Content :
- Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO);
- Liability to pay compensation under ECO ;
- Quantum in employees' compensation;
- Quantification of compensation for different incapacity;
- Work injury management; and
- Return to Work Programme.
Duration and Mode of Study
5 months part-time
Medium of Instruction
Cantonese supplemented with English
Teaching and Learning
The courses are conducted through face-to-face teaching by a team of well-qualified and experienced practising professionals from the industries. Interactive activities such as focused discussion, sharing session and case analysis are very much emphasized for effective learning in the courses. Comprehensive learning material will be provided to students in each course to enhance effective learning.
Students' performance will be gauged by examination at the end of each course.
An attendance of 75% is required for each course.
Students who have obtained a passing grade and satified the attendance requirement will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement issued by the School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Tuition Fee: HK$3,500 per course
Fees are subject to change without prior notice and are non-refundable except for cancellation of programme.
Course Schedule and Venue
Classes will be held on weekday evenings, from 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm , at the Hong Kong Baptist University Kowloon Tong Campus.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of the School of Continuing Education (SCE) Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health.