Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

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Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS) or workplace health and safety (WHS) is an area concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include fostering a safe and healthy work environment. OSH may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.

Vision of PICOMS:
Turning dream into reality, HEP vision is to be the nation's top provider of health and medical sciences with academic excellence and producing compassionate, holistic patient-care graduates by the year 2020.

Mission of PICOMS:
We strive to be fully committed and to maintain high academic standards in producing quality graduates with excellent knowledge, skills and attitude in all aspects of health services while preparing these graduates with sense of responsibilities, efficient, dedication and equipped with compassionate, holistic patient-care and continuous professional development.

Vision of OSH School:
To be the nation's top provider of OSH education with pure excellence on academic and attitude, well-presented and wanted mainly in high demands professional world by the year of 2020.


  • To produce candidates that meets the local and worldwide standard for internationally known.
  • To instill the knowledgeable candidates that meet the current work demands.


The Diploma in OSH is a three year program with 92 credit hours. To provide students with the basic education in sciences, students will learn Chemistry, Basic Biochemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Neuroscience and Biology Cell. As to strengthen the knowledge on safety, the subject of Industrial Safety, Basic Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Management of Violence at Workplace, Organizational Behavior, Ergonomics, Health Risk Assessment, Management of Fire Prevention at Workplace and Management of Hazardous Waste are taught. Industrial training and site visit for every semester are constructed within the syllabus to ensure students are occupied with hands-on of equipment techniques.


As a DOSH graduates, they may work as a Safety Officer in all of the industries since the position is stated in OSHA 1994. Mainly on high demands in oil and gas, construction sites, factories/ manufacturing, petrochemical industries, hi-rise companies as well as small companies that prioritize on safety aspects.

PICOMS of OSH students’ club (PICOSH)

Motto; Think Safety, Act Safely

Becoming a DOSH student entitled the person to become a PICOSH member. In this club, student will be exposed to event management, particularly to build up their management skills, as well as creating events that contribute benefits to the society