NIOSH is conducting the National Diploma in OSH to provide an expert knowledge on safety and health for those who work in the industry.

The curriculum comprised with three main areas, Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Safety Management and a project to be conducted on OSH improvement in the respective participants working participants working premises as a partial fulfillment of the course.

Course Covers

  • Introduction to OSH, objectives and its legislation
  • OSHA reporting methodology
  • Investigation of accidents
  • Calculations for lost working hours
  • Epidemiology and how it affects the workplace
  • Guide line for project, project approval
  • criminal laws related to safety and health
  • Environment pollution & related health effects
  • Field Visit
  • Human factors in process control, alarm systems,
  • Student presentation prepareration
  • Behaviour based safety management
  • sub contracted employees
  • Inter personal relationships
  • Revision
  • Safety and Health Regulations; global & local perspective; the law and regulations
  • OSH standards ISO 18000
  • Injury frequency, severity, incident rates
  • Basic statics
  • Research methods, Give project documents to students
  • Forming Health and safety committees and responsibilities 11
  • Discussing about topic approvals, writing propalss
  • Hassard Identification
  • on and off site emergency planning
  • human error in process plants
  • Design and assessment of safety, instrumented systems preventon & control human errors
  • organaization's nature & work cultute (Different Industries)
  • Study leave
  • communication with in the work setting
  • Exam module 1
  • Chemical factors- evaluation risk
  • Occupational diseases
  • Biological factors- evaluation risk
  • Ergonomics 1
  • Phychosocial factors- evaluation risk
  • Project evaluation- progress assessment
  • Preventive and protective measures
  • Student presentation on Health hazards in their respective workplace
  • First Aid
  • Study leave
  • Toxicology
  • Transport safety in industry
  • Food safety
  • Physical factors- evaluation risk
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Ergonomics 2
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Workplace welfare
  • Revision
  • Exam module 2
  • Premises safety issues
  • Work equipment & mechanical tools, handed tools
  • Safety in building & construction related operation
  • Project Finalisation review
  • Fire explosion & implosion
  • Trade unions & health & safety
  • Negotiation skills
  • Study leave
  • Machinery safety
  • Electrical safety
  • Safety in building & construction related operation
  • Influence & links with international agencies
  • Safety & Health in the informal sector
  • Revision
  • Exam module 3

The trained personnel will be able to perform as a competent safety officer.

Course Fee : Rs. 95,000/=
Duration : 01 Year (Sundays)
Venue : NIOSH Mini Auditorium
For further details : +94 112 585 425 (Ext:109)
Target Group : Hold a degree /completed NIOSH certificate course or 5 years of industrial work as a safety officer

*Candidates will be selected after a one to one interview.

NIOSH offers tailor made training packages to any industry regarding any OSH issues and NIOSH will provide a certificate to the industry. Further more NIOSH has introduced a "SafetyPassport" for any of our trainees which valid for one year. The refresher training will be organized to continue the safety passport.