Industrial Centre

 Occupational & Environmental Safety (OES)



Research & Development


Safety Research & Consultancy Group
Industrial Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Research activities of the Safety Research & Consultancy Group (SRCG) are primarily workplace-based, which involve, for example, evaluation of safety management systems, development of job safety analysis methods, risk/hazards assessment, development of 'Good Safety Practices', safety performance improvement (SPI), and other technology-based OSH initiatives.


Since 1996, the Industrial Centre has organized in collaboration with University of Western Sydney on the first Postgraduate Scheme in Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) leading to the awards of Master of Applied Science in Safety Management and Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety. Up to now, more than 200 master degree research projects have been recorded.


Representative R&D Projects

  • Learning theory and practice: acquisition of professional performance in OESH (1996 - 2001)

  • Evaluation of effectiveness of Safety Management Systems - Esso. (1997)

  • Risk assessment in new kinds of organizations. (2000 -)

  • Risk assessment for works in confined space. (2000)

  • Scaffolding in construction industry. (2000)

  • Evaluate the status of safety management in construction industry of HK: with reference to several critical process elements of safety management system. (2000)

  • Safety audit for (semiconductor) Electronics Industry. (2000)

  • Health consideration for workers in the toy's manufacturing factories in Southern China - Respiration related diseases. (2000)

  • Occupational health of Correctional Services Officer - a study on Occupational Stress among Instructing Staff working in the HK Correctional Services Department. (2000)

  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of manual handling training in hospital / or related topics in manual handling training in hospital (2000)

  • Safe work behaviour motivator study for targeted workers working at height. (2000)

  • Auditing for the Hong Kong Chemical Waste Treatment Centre (2000)

  • Need assessment for safety training for different skill levels and different trade in the construction industry of Hong Kong (2000)

  • Public entertainment centre hazard in Hong Kong (2000)

  • Factors affecting safety performance on lift modernisation in the existing old buildings (2000)

  • Integrated Quality and Safety Management Systems (2000)

  • The Influence of Front Line Management Participation Towards Safety Performance on Construction Site. (2000)

  • A Review of the Current Practice of Major Construction Contractors in Hong Kong - How to manage OHS for Subcontractors (2000)

  • Occupational Health Risks Related to Cable Laying Works





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Occupational & Environmental Safety Services Unit
The Industrial Centre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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