SG 442 – BSc(Honours) in Occupational Safety and Health

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CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO CODE : SG 442 Would you like a career with variety in your job every day ? Do you like working with people? Are psychology and people’s behaviour of interest to you? Would you like to become an expert in investigating and preventing workplace accidents ? If you answer “yes” then you should consider studying the B.Sc. (Honours) in Occupational Safety and Health. This degree has international recognition from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and qualifies you to manage safety and health within organisations both in Ireland and abroad. You will be taught using innovative teaching methods including group work and solving workplace safety issues using simulated scenarios and state of the art technology. The course has a very practical emphasis and you will see safety in action by visiting a wide variety of workplaces. Occupational Health and Safety is a critical area of responsibility in the modern workplace. It concerns how you work, and the conditions provided for you in which to work. This add-on Honours Degree course builds on previous experience and knowledge gained in the ordinary degree in Occupational Safety and Health (or a related qualification). Particular emphasis is placed on the management aspects of health and safety modules previously studied. Graduates will be able to understand and apply legislation governing the management and operation of health and safety procedures. They will be trained to identify and evaluate workplace hazards, and to motivate employees and employers to carry out their responsibilities.