Discipline of Occupational and Environmental Health
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Postal Address:
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
4041

Physical Address:
321 George Campbell Building
Howard College Campus

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday:
08:00-16:30

Fax:
(031) 260-4663

Telephone:
(031) 260-4070

Email:
doeh@ukzn.ac.za 

Vision and Objectives

Vision

   

To benefit communities with in South and southern Africa by becoming a centre of excellence in occupational and environmental health of national and international repute, working in partnership with government, the private sector, community and trade union organisations, non-governmental organisations and other institutions to: 

  • increase capacity in occupational and environmental health through education and training programmes 

  • address relevant issues in occupational and environmental health through research and policy formulation 

  • disseminate information on occupational and environmental health through outreach activities.

Objectives 

  • To undertake relevant research in all areas of occupational and environmental health and safety 

  • To provide the highest possible standards of education and training in environmental and occupational health and safety 

  • To use existing professional occupational and environmental health skills to provide appropriate, comprehensive, ethical services and practice standards in environmental and occupational health and safety 

  • To engage and influence key roleplayers and stakeholders in promoting environmental and occupational health and safety 

  • To develop and maintain current information resources which are made accessible to all participants in environmental and occupational health and safety.

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