Occupational Health and Safety


Program objective is to educate "Occupational Health and Safety Technician" who trains the staff about the occupational safety in the engineering level industrial organizations, and provides the general safety in lower level organizations. In addition, creation of healthy and safe environment, elimination of danger at its source, contribution to the economy by increasing the work efficiency and profitability of the company are among the targets of the program. Students graduated from this program can provide occupational health and safety records, and files, follow all emergency-related disaster-based legal procedures, consult professional emergency organizations, and regional neighbours about risk analysis, solution proposals and the related planning and budget.

This program provides general information about occupational health and safety. Topics of this course; occupational health and safety concepts, terms, definitions and principles, the first workers' health and safety movements around the world, integrated approach to occupational health and safety, workplace risk prevention culture and risk assessment, the importance of safety culture and its place in everyday life; Establishment of safety culture and ensuring the continuity, laws, statutes and regulations, business description, OHS committee, emergency preparedness, accident-incident and corrective-preventive actions, records and records management, personal protective equipment, OHSAS 18001, ergonomics, noise, vibration , air-conditioning, the lighting. To prevent work-related accidents and occupational diseases.

The total credits required for the satisfactory completion of the curriculum are 68 credits. The program additionally requires two internships each enduring 20 work days.

Training Period: 2 Years
Voluntary Prep School: Yes
Point Description: YGS-2
Evening Education: Yes
Distance Education: Yes

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Advisory Board

  • Assoc. Prof. İbrahim Sönmez, İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi İSFALT A.Ş. Assistant General Manager
  • Assoc. Prof. Hacer Kayhan, Istanbul Okan University Vocational School and Environmental Consultant
  • Dr. Fatih Mehmet Hamşıoğlu, Istanbul Occupational Diseases Hospital Chief Physician Assistant
  • Mustafa Cüneyt Gezen, Chemist - Instructor
  • İfakat Şahbazoğlu, Finance Specialist
  • Erhan Akbaba, Graduating Students
  • Rahim Ateş, Student