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 organisation, 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 recognised 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 three 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 taking the IOSH Initial Professional Development (IPD) programme in order to become a Chartered Member of IOSH.
For more details about membership of IOSH, please visit the website www.iosh.co.uk.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme
Completion of individual attainment courses may also be suitable for Registered Safety Officers and Professionals to pursue CPD Programmes.
This programme consists of three courses, totaling 90 hours.
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Lots of efforts have been made to prevent accidents in workplace. This course explores various preventive programmes from different perspectives including designing an effective corporate wellness programme to cater for organisation needs, maximising 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 maximise 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.
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.
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.
Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied 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
Classes will be held on weekday evenings from 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm, at Hong Kong Baptist University Kowloon Tong Campus.
Holder of the School of Continuing Education (SCE) Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
Applicants may submit application through
- online system; or
- hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.
Please refer to the enrollment information on short courses for details: http://hkbusce.hk/oshs