Environmental Health & Safety Management (EHSM)

Program Description

The program raises vital and integral awareness of the environment. In so doing it responds to the needs of providing a safe and healthy working environment to the Industrial worker. Furthermore it holds the responsibility for maintaining and improving environmental, health and safety issues at national and international levels.

Mode of attendance

Face to face, modular block release. We offer Weekday and Weekend Classes. Two days a month

Requirements

Certificate Level

  • 5 ‘O’ level passes at grade C or better, including English Language and a Numerate subject.(i.e.Mathematics, Accounts, Statistics)

Diploma Level 1

  • Professional qualifications within the Environmental Health and Safety Field from an approved Institute or Examining Board.
  • At least two years working experience

Please note exemptions are only available at certificate level at the registrar discretion

Regional and International environmental health and safety agencies Health, safety and environment education Electives

Certificate Level (6 months training)

Aim: This stage is introductory and gives basic awareness and understanding of environmental health and safety.

Choice of one elective plus one day field trip

Course Content

  • Environmental awareness
  • Environmental pollution
  • Health, Work and the Environment
  • Introduction to workplace safety
  • Communication and Presentation Skills (Incorporating Public Relations)
  • Legal aspects of environmental health and safety

Diploma Level I (6 months training)

Aimed at broadening knowledge of issues introduced at the certificate level

Course Content

  • Environmental management
  • Public Health
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Risk and Disaster management
  • Environmental Economics

Diploma Level II (6 months training)

This stage gives delegates an opportunity to specialize in specific sectors of their interest

Core subjects (Compulsory)

  • Globalization, safety health and the environment
  • Regional and International environmental health and safety agencies
  • Health, safety and environment education


Electives

Choice of one elective plus one day field trip
Public Health

  • Water, Sanitation and Health
  • Epidemic diseases control and management

Occupational health and safety

  • Stress management
  • Accidents prevention and management

Environmental management

  • Pollution and waste management
  • Ecosystem Planning & Management

Advanced Diploma

  • Research methods
  • Research Report / Project
 

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National Office

The Zimbabwe Institute of Management
National Office, Dzidzo House
Enterprise Rd South / Londonderry Avenue
P O Box 3733
Tel: (04)-702381, 796509, 731478
Fax: (04)-731477
HARARE

Regional Office

Zimbabwe Institute of Management
29A G. Silundika Street
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
P.O BOX 1499
Bulawayo

Tel: 09 881163 / 72 497
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