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Occupational Health




| Over View

The course is intended to introduce students to the basic core concepts of occupational health. Work‐related health disorders and diseases that arise due to the interaction of employees with their working environment will be presented. Modern approaches in occupational health aiming to improve Workers’ health and well-being, as well as productivity will be discussed. Students will be introduced to major occupational health related diseases including those of the musculoskeletal system, the lungs, and the skin, as well as accidents. Overall, this course is intended to allow students to understand the interaction of the workplace and environment on the health and well-being of the workforce.

| Learning objectives

  • The historical development of OH&S

  • How to identify workplace hazards

  • Preventative strategies and control of workplace hazards

  • The importance of preventing accidents/ incidents injuries and illnesses in the workplace

| Course will cover

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Risk Assessment

  • Electrical Hazards

  • Proper Lifting and Patent handling

| Who should attend

All medical professionals

October 08-09, 2019

17:00 to 21:40

MBZ City, Prestige Tower 17, 11th Floor | Abu Dhabi


Mr. Heath Warburton, CAS


Head of Academic Operations in NAT