College of Occupational Health and Safety and VSB Technical University of Ostrava signed a partnership to offer student/staff mobility, knowledge exchange and transfer. College of Occupational Health and Safety (VSS) and VSB Technical University of Ostrava signed a partnership to offer student/staff mobility, knowledge exchange and transfer. This collaboration will also allow both universities to...Read More
SSBM & VSS Networking Event Swiss School of Business and Management and the College of Occupational Safety and Health organized their first joint networking event. This has allowed both SSBM and VSS students to get to know each other and to share their experiences. We are always glad to see our students exchanging their knowledge,...Read More
What jobs are available after completing a degree in Occupational Safety and Health? A degree in Occupational Safety and Health provides various employment opportunities, depending on the interest of the students. Safety must be provided to employees and customers, long-term safety in terms of environmental awareness, or the risk of sudden events such as earthquakes...Read More
Importance of Occupational Safety and Health When talking to our Alumni, many of them claim their occupation was never this relevant and demanded. Firefighters are unselfishly saving lives following extraordinary events such as the recent earthquakes. Any hotel, school or residential building in order to operate needs to meet the strictest criteria for fire protection...Read More
Underestimating risk at the workplace It often happens that we underestimate risk – it could involve not wearing proper safety equipment, helmet or rigid shoes on a construction site, because of our (mis)belief that the accident would not happen exactly this time. Going to work with symptoms while recklessly putting others to danger may be...Read More
The importance of safety training at the workplace. Whose job is it, and what is considered under the term of safety training? From the very beginning of the employment process, one must get familiar with the safety standards, methodologies and protocols. Those may vary from place to place, from one occupational field to another. It...Read More
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