of Typical Courses in Occupational Safety and Health accepted as Continuing Professional
Pursuant to the Factories
and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations,
Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) programmes for the purpose
of renewal or revalidation of registration of safety officers shall be in occupational
safety and health, be relevant to the needs and professional standards of registered
safety officers, enhance professional competence and comply with the Guidance
Notes on Continuing Professional Development Programmes under the Factories and
Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations (“the
Guidance Notes”). Any courses that fulfil the aforesaid requirements,
irrespective of short or long courses, will be accepted by the Commissioner for
Labour as CPD programmes.
Through the years, there have
been a diversity of courses accepted by the Commissioner for Labour as CPD programmes.
Some typical courses / course titles are now listed for easy reference of registered
safety officers. Please take note that the courses in the lists are by no
means exhaustive and showing our preference. Registered safety officers
may take courses, depending on their needs and professional standards, that comply
with the statutory requirements and the Guidance Notes as CPD programmes for the
purpose of renewal or revalidation of registration.
lists of typical courses can be downloaded
from the websites of the Labour Department.
In case of doubt, safety officers are welcome to make any enquiry through:
Registration and Staff Training Division
Occupational Safety and Health Branch
Unit 1227, 12/F
Kowloonbay International Trade and Exhibition Centre
1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay
Telephone: 2151 8046
Fax: 2151 4796