Course Details

Occupational Health and Safety - Workshop


Course Overview

This 2-day short course on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to identify, assess and control hazards in the workplace. Participants will learn the key principles and practices of OHS and gain practical insights into managing health and safety risks in different industries. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the legislative requirements and standards for OHS in Ghana and prepares participants to create a safe and healthy work environment for their employees.

Content and Learning

This course will cover the following topic areas:

Unit 1: Introduction to OHS Unit 2: Risk Assessment and Management Unit 3: OHS Management Systems Unit 4: Workplace Safety Culture Unit 5: Emerging Issues in OHS This program is ideal for: • Managers and supervisors who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in OHS • Safety officers who want to learn the latest trends and best practices in OHS • Anyone who wants to improve safety and health in their workplace, regardless of their job title or industry. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a KNUST certificate that demonstrates their knowledge and skills in OHS. The course can be delivered in-class or virtually, depending on the preference of the participant.


This course is open to anyone who wants to gain knowledge and skills in OHS. Participants may come from various backgrounds, including managers, supervisors, health and safety officers, or anyone who is interested in promoting safety and health in the workplace.

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