Occupational health and safety is the study of recognising, evaluating and controlling environmental factors associated with the workplace.
Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:
Ergonomics (occupational health and safety)
Health and safety in the workplace
Labour welfare (safety)
Occupational health and industrial hygiene
Study of vocational rehabilitation and occupational therapy is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0915 ‘Therapy and rehabilitation’.
Study of labour law is excluded from this detailed field and included in 0421 ‘Law’.
Study of ergonomics is excluded from this detailed field if emphasis is given to technical aspects and is included in the appropriate detailed field under 071 ‘Engineering and engineering trades’.