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.