Occupational Health and Safety Training

Course summary

The course aims to provide basic knowledge in the field of OHS to employees, employers, individuals who want to develop themselves and have a professional career, as well as university students who are interested in the subject. In this context, the participants will be informed about the meaning and importance of occupational health and safety, risk factors that impair health, occupational accidents, occupational diseases, preventive measures to be taken to prevent risks, and OHS Management system. In addition to these, international organizations in the field of OHS, Standards, safety and health indicators and machine protectors will also be covered.

Course definition

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Training Program aims to provide basic information in the field of OHS to employees, employers, individuals who want to improve themselves and have a professional career, as well as university students who are interested in the subject. In this context, the participants will be informed about the meaning and importance of occupational health and safety, risk factors that impair health, occupational accidents, occupational diseases, preventive measures to be taken to prevent risks, and OHS Management systems.

Learning outcomes

  • Awareness of the participants on OHS will be increased.
  • Participants will learn about the basic concepts of OHS.
  • Participants will be able to use the knowledge they have learned in their field of duty.
  • Participants will increase their knowledge and skills about safe working.

What will I learn in this course?

  • The meaning, scope and importance of OHS
  • Historical development of OHS, international organizations and management systems in this field
  • Legal obligations, responsibilities
  • Risk factors that affect health
  • Safeguards and systematics
  • Work accidents, occupational diseases
  • Safety and health indicators

Why should participans choose this course?

  • To be more conscious about OHS in your workplace
  • As an employer, to be more effective in your workplace in accordance with the OHS activities.
  • To build a strong foundation to increase your personal development and have a professional career in this field
  • As a university student, to obtain basic knowledge in this field before going on an internship or entering professional life
  • To have general knowledge of safety

Target audience of the course

Employees, Employers, people aiming for personal development in this field

Who should take this course?

Necessary and beneficial for all professions

 

Course Features

  • Lectures 8
  • Quizzes 0
  • Skill level Beginner Level
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Certificate No
  • Assessments Yes
Aziz Gürpınar graduated from Istanbul Technical University in July 1982 with the title of "Shipbuilding and Machinery Engineer". In 1996, he completed the 7-week course on "Occupational Health and Safety Management System" in the USA National Safety Council with a Fulbright scholarship and obtained an "Advanced Safety Certificate". He completed his Master's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety at the NEU Institute of Health Sciences with the thesis titled “Lefkoşa Mobilya Atölyelerinde Toz Kirliliği” (Dust Pollution in Nicosia Furniture Workshops) in the 2019-2020 Fall Semester. He has attended various courses, conferences and seminars in the field of occupational health and safety at home and abroad. He has an Occupational Health and Safety Specialization Certificate. Starting from 1984, he worked for 30 years at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in various positions including the Undersecretariat and the Ministry. He took an active role in the preparation of the TRNC occupational health and safety legislation. He worked as a consultant and a trainer in the field of OHS in various private sector enterprises. He has been working as a Lecturer and Department Coordinator in the field of Occupational Health and Safety at Near East University since 2016.

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