The Basics of Occupational Safety and Health

Kickstart your career in Occupational Safety and Health

This 30-hour entry-level course will include training in Accident Causation and Avoidance, Responsibilities under the Guyana OSH Act, Hazard Recognition, Elimination and Control, and other topics which will allow participants to learn and practice key skills required in today’s safety and health roles.

What you'll learn:

  • Accidents and their effects
  • Theories of accident causation
  • Accident investigation
  • Ergonomic hazards - MSD & CTS
  • Stress and safety
  • Mechanical hazards and machine safeguarding
  • Pressure and electrical hazards
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Violence in the workplace
  • Noise and vibration hazards
  • Bloodborne pathogens in the workplace

Entry Requirements:

  • Five-year secondary education
  • Work experience WITH
  • Desire to enter the field of Occupational Safety and Health


  • GYD$72,900 

Meet the facilitator:

Robert Chin Hong possesses NEBOSH (UK) Certification in Occupational Safety and health & Process Safety Management. He has worked in various environments over the last seventeen (17) years including, offshore vessels and many industrial plants in Trinidad and Tobago.

For over fifteen (15) years he has been certified to deliver training in corporate and industrial and offshore training programs to include Confined Space Entry, BOSIET, and Basic Occupational Safety & Health.
He is an ISO 45001 lead auditor and a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals.