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Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning

 

The field of occupational safety and health has undergone significant changes over the past decades. These include: the technological changes that introduced new hazards in the workplace; new health and safety legislation; the relation between safety, health, and productivity; as well as costs and environmental pressure. These factors combine to make the job of modern safety and health professionals more challenging and important than ever. This program depicts the latest information needed by individuals practicing this profession in an era characterized by global competition and rapid technological change.

 

Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Hygiene & Safety
Ergonomics
Occupational Safety & Health
Environmental Risks
Environmental Health
Environmental Toxicology
Occupational Toxicology
Health Program Planning
Toxicological Risk Assesment

 

 

Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Occupational Safety & Health - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning = 27 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Safety & Health - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Occupational Safety & Health - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Occupational Safety & Health - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments. More info...

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.
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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Occupational Safety & Health via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
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Hygiene & Safety
This course introduces the principles of industrial and community hygiene and safety. It examines the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of hazards to health and safety. It covers control methods and hygiene sampling equipment. Also, it helps developing skills in occupational health and safety hazard recognition in a variety of cases.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Ergonomics
Ergonomics provides us with efficient and comfortable places to work and to live. This is explored by considering body and work physiology, biomechanics, anthropometry, information processing, environmental factors, and the effect of thermal factors, noise, vibration, and illumination.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Occupational Safety & Health
This course explores the specific hazards associated with major industries. Subjects covered include machine guarding, electrical safety, systems safety analysis, materials handling, and working at heights. It examines methods of integrating safety and industrial hygiene programs into industrial operations. Philosophic issues related to industrial safety and health such as responsibility for safety, dependency on safe practice, and hierarchy of prevention are also investigated.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Environmental Risks
This course examines and compares different types of environmental risks and hazards from natural disasters (tornados, earthquakes, and meteorite impacts) to acute and chronic health effects caused by exposure to radiation and toxic substances. It emphasizes the principles controlling the hazardous phenomena and develops methods for making reasoned assessments of the threats impact to health and wealth.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Environmental Health
This course examines the relationship between people and their environment, how it affects their physical well-being, and what they can do to influence the quality of their environment and to enhance their health. It considers environmental health control programs, agencies, and regulatory process.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Environmental Toxicology
This course presents the principles of environmental toxicology, including the major classes of toxicants, environmental movement and fate, toxicokinetics, biotransformation, toxicodynamics, factors influencing toxicity, mechanisms of toxic action and detoxication, mutagenicity and carcinogenicity, toxicity testing and evaluation, and risk assessment.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Occupational Toxicology
This course explores occupational and industrial health hazards and toxic exposures. It examines the effects of exposure to chemical, physical, and biological agents, embracing the community and workplace environments. It considers current issues in human and environmental toxicology.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Health Program Planning
This course presents a systems approach to the planning of effective health services to meet the needs of communities. Plans include effective and culturally appropriate implementation strategies, managing planning process, work plans, stakeholders, negotiation, and working with groups.
Academic Supervisor : John Ogony Arudo

Toxicological Risk Assesment
This course deals with the processes and techniques used in toxicological risk assessment: problem definition, dose response characterization, exposure characterization, risk assessment, and risk management decision making. Topics include identification and characterization of specific classes of toxic agents, mechanisms of action of these agents at the molecular and cellular level, and risk assessment and regulatory issues.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

 

Admission requirements - Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.

Allow 10 business days for processing.

All applicants must:

* Fill out the application for admission
* Submit one ID-sized photo
* ID card or passport
* Date and sign the application

All Bachelor's, Master's, & Doctorate applicants also must:

* Attach a Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
* Submit registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details)
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution, or company policy, or country legal framework.

 

 

Occupational Safety & Health Online via distance learning

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Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

ABERGO - Associação Brasileira de Ergonomia
ABIH - American Board of Industrial Hygiene
ABRAPHISET - Associação Brasileira dos Profissionais de Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho e do Meio Ambiente
ACGIH - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association
AINF - Association Interprofessionnelle de France pour la Prévention des Risques et la Santé au Travail
ALASEHT - Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo
ALSO - Asociación Latinoamericana de Salud Ocupacional
AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association
APETO - Asociación Profesional Española de Terapia Ocupacional
APM - Association for Project Safety
APOSHO - Asia Pacific Occupational Safety & Health Organization
ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers
BOHS - British Occupational Hygiene Society
COTEC - Council of Occupational Therapist for the European Countries
EAOHP - European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology
ENETOSH - European Network Education and Training in Occupational Safety & Health
EU-OSHA - European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
ICOH - International Commission on Occupational Health
ICSI - Institut pour une Culture de Sécurité Industrielle
IEA - International Ergonomics Association
IOHA - International Occupational Hygiene Association
IOSH - Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
NOSHA - Northern Occupational Safety and Health Association
OSHCR - Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register
ROSPA - Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
WFOT - World Federation of Occupational Therapists
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