Faculty of Safety & Health

Faculty of Safety & Health

About the Faculty

As a fast paced developing nation, Malaysia continues to see significant infrastructure and industrial growth thus paving the need for Occupational Safety & Health professionals. The Faculty consist of a multidisciplinary team of lecturers and industry experts providing health and safety education.

From risk management, hazardous substance management to hygiene and pollution control, the faculty addresses a wide range of industrial issues and helps to ensure its students are provided with the best knowledge and skills to manage all situations.

The Faculty has built strong industry connections to ensure its students are exposed only the latest in industrial best practices. Currently the OSH programmes are delivered under the diploma, degree and master’s level.

About the Dean

En. Rosli Abdul Rahman


En Rosli Abdul Rahman holds a M.Sc in Occupational Safety and Health from Universiti Utara Malaysia. He has over 23 years of working experience and had served as a Human Resource Manager and Safety Advisor and Officer for various industries. He had also registered as an Ex-Safety and Health Officer with the Department of Safety and Health (DOSH) and a member of the Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (MIHA).

En Rosli has a wide experience in the areas of safety and health including the inspection, auditing and investigation of accidents/incidents. He had served as a Safety and Health Officer, as Secretary of the Safety and Health Committee and was in-charge of the plant’s Emergency Response Team. While serving as the Safety and Health Officer, he conducted several safety and health and environmental training for the employees of the plant.

Programmes Offered

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Focusing in OSH research areas and managed by the Centre for Graduate Studies, Research and Commercialization

Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Management (MOSH)

Bachelor in Occupational Safety and Health (Hons) (BOSH)

Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH)