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The domain of Occupational Hygiene and Safety is seen as a key element to the success of organizations.

Companies should hire technicians with specific competences that allow them to develop and coordinate activities of prevention, protection and professional risk control.

Taking into consideration the need to train qualified and highly-differentiated professionals, the technical-scientific area of Environmental Health promotes a study programme in Hygiene and Safety at Work, awarding the Masters  degree. This advanced training course is designed to meet the needs of the market, endowing students and professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to follow legal procedures and promote the integration of safety and health measures at work, within the global framework of Business Management.

Areas of competence: Prevention Management, Occupational Hygiene, Risk Management, Ergonomics, Machine Safety, Emergency Organization, Sustainability, Integrated Systems Management, Road Safety, Food Safety and Toxicology

(*) Accredited by A3Es for the maximum period (6 years).

Approved by ACT as Senior Occupational Safety and Health Technician, level 7.


Accredited for: 6 in

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862 Health and safety at work
Number: R/A-Ef-815/2011/AL01
No. dispatch/concierge: 10119/2015
1º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Educational Training and Management 1st Semester 4.5
Organizational Management 1st Semester 3.5
Risk Assessment 1st Semester 5.5
Prevention and Safety 1st Semester 6.5
Sustainability 1st Semester 4.0
School Health (optional) 1st Semester 6.0
Integrated System on Environment, Quality and Safety (optional) 1st Semester 6.0
Ocupational Hygiene and Ergonomics 2st Semester 8.0
Research Methodologies and Data Analysis 2st Semester 4.0
Emergency 2st Semester 4.5
Psichosocial Risks, Communication and Intervention 2st Semester 7.5
Seminars 2st Semester 1.0
DESCRI (optional) 2st Semester 2.5
Food Safety (optional) 2st Semester 2.5
Road Safety (optional) 2st Semester 2.5
Laboratory Techniques on Apllied Toxicology (optional) 2st Semester 2.5
2º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Dissertation / project / internship 1st Semester 30.0
- Senior Occupational Safety and Health Technician (level 7) - Occupational Safety and Health Risk Manager - Technical Consultant in the areas of Occupational Health and Safety (Occupational Hygiene, Safety, Ergonomics, Prevention Management, among others) - Manager of Integrated Management Systems (Quality, Environment and Safety) - Senior Security and Integration Technician in Emergency Organization - Consultant in Food Security (UC of choice - issuing technical opinions, on-site assessment of conditions, food safety management systems) - Professional in the area of Sustainability and Training - Researcher in higher education institutions and / or laboratories in the area of Safety, Health and Environment.

- Owners of a Degree in Environmental Health; graduates in the areas of Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Engineering or in the area of Education and Management