Health - Safety and Environment

Health, Safety and Environment, is an area involving the laws, rules, guidance and processes designed to help protect employees, the public, and the environment from harm. From a health and safety standpoint, it involves creating organized efforts and procedures for identifying workplace hazards and reducing accidents and exposure to harmful situations and substances. It also includes training of personnel in accident prevention, accident response, emergency preparedness, and use of protective clothing and equipment. From an environmental standpoint, it involves creating a systematic approach to comply with environmental regulations, such as managing waste or air emissions all the way to helping site's reduce the company's carbon footprint.

Graduates can get the prospective jobs in the field of health, safety and environment industrial hygiene, environmental technology and management. They can also use their expertise to find environmental related jobs, such as environmental management, natural resources management, and environmental science, in the business, government, education or nonprofit sectors.

The Department of Health, Safety and Environment specialized its research and education in:

  • Environmental protection, occupational health and safety at work
  • Psychophysiology of workers and labor science organization
  • Assessable skills and integrated management of the working environment
  • Prevention of incidents or accidents that might result from abnormal operating conditions
  • Systematic approaches to complying with environmental regulations, such as managing waste or air emissions, energy and waste audit
  • Emergency preparedness, and use of protective clothing and equipment
  • Reduction of adverse effects that result from normal operating conditions
  • Indoor air ventilation and industrial water supply, air pollution and noise controls

​PERSONNEL OF DEPARTMENT

Vo Nguyen Xuan Que, Ph.D

Head of Lab of Environmental Analysis

Email: vnxque@hcmut.edu.vn

Personal CV: Link

Research interest:

  • Impact of climate changes on ecosystems and biological feedback on GHGs
  • Functional restoration of aquatic ecosystems
  • Microbial ecology

Vo Thanh Hang, Ph.D

Email: hang_vothanh2003@hcmut.edu.vn

Personal CV: Link

Research interest:

  • Wastewater treatment by anaerobic process
  • Water resources management
  • Impact assessment of climate change to water resources