Industrial Safety Management

Industrial Safety Management is that branch of Management which deals with the study of prevention of any accident or hazard, be it related to the health of the employees or equipments, chemicals, machinery used in an organization.

The course provides a study of how the accident prone things or events could be managed, tackled, stored or used in a firm so that it won’t hamper the working of the organization or would not provide any kind of risk to the workers.

For a course in Industrial Management a student needs to be a graduate and then appear for the entrance exam for the course. Diploma on graduate and post graduate level could be applied for. Various institutes have their own entrance exams for the course which you need to appear for, individually.

Some certificate courses are:

  • Diploma course
  • Post Graduate diploma course
  • Certificate, short term course.

Some institutes and universities that offer a diploma in the course are:

  • AIIMS, Delhi
  • National Safety Council of India, Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Mumbai
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • National Institute of Fire Engineering and Safety Management

For the entrance examination you need to work on your analytical skills, reasoning skills, general knowledge, business knowledge and current market scenario. You should also be able to think quickly and plan strategically. The institutes give preference to people who have an industrial working experience.

The course offers you variety of future prospects, in reputable companies and in government sectors as well. You can join as a system manager, risk management officer, or the industrial hygiene manager. The companies that are manufacturing based, and use great amount of chemical substances, need to hire a safety manager, so there are huge opportunities in this sector. Some reputed firms are TISCO, SAIL, Coal India Ltd, Bhabha Atomic Research centre, that provide jobs in this area. You can also get an opportunity in the government sector, in NGOs, hospitals, military and defense organizations.

The table below provides information about institutes offering Industrial safety management and their contact details-

Name of Institution or University Name of Courses Offered
National Safety Council Head Quarters and Institute Building, Plot No 98-A, Institutional Area, Sector 15, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai – 400614, Telephone – 27579924, Fax +91 22 27577351 Specialized training programs in safety for executives
Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee -247667, Uttarakhand, India Telephone – +91 1332 285217, 276534, Fax – +91 1332 276535, 273560 Industrial Safety and Hazards Management
Management & Industrial Relations, Patna University, Darbhanga House, Patna – 800005, Telephone – 0612 2660050 Diploma in Industrial Department of Personnel Safety Management
Department of Environmental Science, Shivaji University, Kolhapur – 416004 Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety, Health and Environment
Central Labour Institute, Government of India, Ministry of Labour & Employment, N.S Mankikar Margion, Mumbai – 400022, Email Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety
Directorate of Distance Education, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar Haryana Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety Management
Periyar Maniammai University, Periyar Nagar, Vallam, Thanjavur – 613403 Diploma in Industrial Safety Management
Society for Participatory research in Asia Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety