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Training course on 'Basic Occupational Health and Safety: International OHS Regulations, Health and Safety Management System and Risk Assessment Methodologies' in Ankara
 
Date : 13-15 December 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) organized a training course on “Basic Occupational Health and Safety: International OHS Regulations, Health and Safety Management System and Risk Assessment Methodologies” on 13-15 December 2010, in Ankara, Turkey. The course was attended by 15 staff members from İSGÜM and delivered by Mr. Sham Zahary Sudin, Manager of Northern Region Office, from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of Malaysia.

The training course on “Basic Occupational Health and Safety: International OHS Regulations, Health and Safety Management System and Risk Assessment Methodologies” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Historical perspective of OHS evolution
  • Definition and Focus of OHS
  • Various disciplines of Occupational Health
  • Reasons for OHS in Europe and USA
  • National implementing legislation
  • Overview of Health and Safety At Work Act 1974 (UK), USA and Malaysia
  • The concept of prevention in Occupational Health
  • The application of epidemiology in Occupational Health
  • Introduction to OSH management system
  • Types, methodology, elements and benefits of OSH management system