Occupational and Environmental Health Discipline

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 Faculty Members

  1. Associate Professor Dr Victor C.W. Hoe
  2. Dr Marzuki Isahak
  3. Dr. Nasrin Aghamohammadi

Our academic contribution

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):

  1. MOHX7314 Human Factor and Ergonomics (HFE)
  2. MOHX7317 Occupational Safety Health in Management System (OSHMS)
  3. MOGR6107 Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH)
  4. MOGR6304 Health Risk Assessment (HRA)
  5. MOGB6317 Occupational Medicine (OM)
  6. MOGB6318 Medical Surveillance and Fitness for Work (MSFW)
  7. KXGS6106 Occupational and Industrial Health in Engineering
  8. KXGK6303 Occupational and Industrial Health in Engineering


  1. News
  2. Workshops & Short Courses
  3. Research
  4. Publication


The Occupational Medicine Clinic is a referral clinic for occupational diseases and is open on every Friday in University Malaya Medical Centre.