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  • Objectives
    This is a fast-track route to IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health Safety) Graduate Membership. The Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Occupational Health and Management by distance learning is for those who are already working, or have experience in Occupational Health and Safety who wish to remain at work while enhancing their career prospects by gaining academic recognition. Successful students will be able to apply to IOSH for Graduate Membership status.
  • Entry requirements
    This Health and Safety course is designed for you if you already have professional qualifications and are working in the industry and wish to gain academic recognition while remaining at work.
  • Academic Title
    PgC Occupational Health And Safety Management
  • Course description
    You will study the following four units, which are structured to be completed in one year, within two six month study periods. Our next intakes are 29th October 2007 and 1st April 2008..

    Quality and the Management of Risk (MAN1) will prepare you to manage work issues, particularly quality, effectively. Using appropriate case studies, you will explore organisational theory until you can engage in debate, formulate sustainable theories of your own and test them against current management practice.

    Health and Safety 1
    (HS1) will provide you with a comprehensive overview of modern health and safety practice in a variety of work environments. Its first aim is to present a legislative and practical basis for further health and safety studies within the programme. The second is to encourage you to examine workplace conditions and risk management policies critically.

    Occupational Hygiene 1 (OH1) will explore the role of the occupational hygienist in reducing work-related ill health. You will assess risks to health from chemical, biological and physical agents, their monitoring and control. You should then be able to make informed contributions to policy-making processes.

    Health and Safety 2 (HS2) will enable you, as a specialist practitioner, to develop clear strategies for dealing with health and safety management issues at work. It will extend Health and Safety 1 studies of particular hazards such as electrics and fire. You will also explore and examine the relationship of management functions to the legislative framework, including evaluation, maintenance and reliability of risk management systems.

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