Saturday, September 14, 2013

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Last week i travel to the NIOSH headquarter at Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor to take up competency examination for chemical health risk assessor. Bandar Baru Bangi is a new township at Hulu Langat district, Selangor. Its a 45 minutes drive from KLIA. The exam would take 2 days, the center provide hostel but i opt to stay at a motel nearby because of the facilities nearby.
There are 11 competency you can obtain from the Department Occupational Safety and health Malaysia, through taking the course, passing the exam, work assignment and interview.
1. Chemical health risk assessor
2. Hygiene technician I
3. Hygiene technician II
4. Occupational health doctor
5. CIMAH competent person
6.  Lift competent person
7. Noise competent person
8. Authorized gas tester
9. Entry supervisor
10. Indoor air quality assessor
11. Safety health officer

You can also opt to take the courses to enrich your knowledge only without taking the exam.

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