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Occupational health and safety in healthcare facilities

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

3 continuing medical education hours


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The scientific committee identified there is a learning need about occupational health and safety in hospitals which includes:

  • Limited understanding of the basics and fundamental concepts of occupational health and safety, including key terms, principles, and the importance of implementing effective measures in the workplace.
  • Lack of clarity regarding the components of occupational health and safety.
  • Insufficient comprehension of the meaning of occupational hazards and diseases, resulting in a limited understanding of the potential risks and health challenges faced by workers in various industries.
  • Unclear knowledge of how to promote health for workers within the occupational context.
  • Inadequate understanding of actions to be taken during work incidents and the prevention of such incidents in hospital settings.


  • Identify the basics and principles of occupational safety and health
  • Describe the concept of public health and occupational health
  • Recognize the importance of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • Explain the occupational safety and health risks
  • Illustrate the international and local safety legislation for occupational safety and health
  • Clarify the safety requirements for workers in the work environment
  • Illustrate what you can do during work Incidents and how to prevent it in the hospitals.


By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the basics and concepts of occupational health and safety, appreciating the importance of a safe workplace.
  • Clarify and recognize the essential components of occupational health and safety, fostering the ability to create a secure and healthy work environment.
  • Develop the skills to promote health for workers and respond effectively during work incidents in hospital settings, ensuring overall well-being and safety.

Target Audience

  • Student/Intern
  • Resident/Fellow
  • Physician
  • Dentistry
  • Dental Technology and Assistants
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Nutrition
  • Physiotherapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Service
  • Psychology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Education
  • Public and Community Health
  • Audiology
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Medical Education
  • Cardiac Perfusion
  • Non-Medical Profession
  • Healthcare & Hospitals


  • Ruaa mujahed alfaraj

    Emergency Medical Services

    Emergency Medical Services

  • Nabil Abdullah Y Osayri

    Laboratory Science

    Laboratory Quality Management