The Occupational and Environmental Health discipline is a combination of two core diciplines in Public Health. It is concerned with the health effects of exposures to hazardous substance mainly from the air and water sources, but also from soil and other surfaces, which occur in the general, home or work environment. The major hazards includes physical, chemical, biological, psychosocial, and ergonomics. The Faculty consists of members from the science, medical and engineering fields with academic, research and field experience in Occupational Safety, Environmental Health Impact Assessment, Chemical Health Risk Assessment, Employee Assistance Programme, Stress Management, Ergonomic Assessment, Salivary Biomarker Assessment, Environmental Exposure Assessment, and Occupational Medicina practice.
The Occupational and Environmental Health Dicipline Faculty members contribute to the teaching of the following modules in the Master of Public Health, Master of Medical Science in Public Health, Doctor of Public Health and Master of Engineering (Safety, Health and Environment):