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AAOccupational Health and Safety

Tuition fee $6,000.00 per year
Application fee $100.00 one-time
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Overview

On behalf of provision of occupational health and safety in businesses and improvement of working conditions, Occupational Health and Safety Act no. 6331 regulating the employer and employee duties, powers and responsibilities, rights and obligations is an important step for the qualification of labor force in this field. Employers’ liability of just taking the necessary measures was not found sufficient, also training of workers in occupational health and safety issues came forward with the aforementioned law. However, according to Occupational Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety is single associate degree program entitled to participate in specialized training of the Occupational Health and Safety. In the program of Occupational Health and Safety, in consideration of specialty training curriculum determined by Professional Competency Board and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, it is aimed to educate competent staffs of occupational health and safe in ensuring any necessary measures for occupational health and safe in private and public organizations; making equipments complete and warning the employees to take necessary measures for occupational health and safe; and informing the employees of occupational risks, necessary measures, legal rights and responsibilities.

Programme structure

Curriculum of Occupational Health and Safety program covers both the subjects to be included in the professional exams and the fields related to situations to be encountered in applications. In this respect, courses such as Chemicals and Hazards, Machinery and Equipment, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Protection Methods of Fire, Occupational Health in Construction, First Aid, Electrical Hazards and Occupational Health, Safety in Handling and Storage Jobs, OHSAS 18001 Management System, etc. are the major courses of the program.

Career opportunities

Employment area of the graduates of this program is quite expensive. They can be employed at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, the Directorates of Occupational Health and Safety Centre Manager and other public institutions and private sector. Amended Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 6331 has entailed regulations concerning Employee Health and Occupational Health in public and private sector and brought new sanctions thereof. As a result of this, the need for graduates of Occupational Health and Safety has increased in enterprises.

Apply now! Fall 2017
Pre-deadline
Aug 15, 2017 23:59
Europe/Istanbul time
Primary deadline
Sep 1, 2017 23:59
Europe/Istanbul time
Studies commence
Oct 21, 2017

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States