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Dr.Hafiz Omer Ahmed Associate Professor Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Occupational Health and Safety

Research Interests:

  • Anticipation, recognition, evaluation & control of environmental and occupational health hazards such as noise, heat stress, gases, and particulates. In addition to assessment, analysis and control of occupational accidents.

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1- Ph.D. Occupational Hygiene, Bradford University, United Kingdom. 2- M. Sc. Occupational Health and Safety, Aston University in Birmingham, United Kingdom. 3- B.Sc. Faculty of Science, Khartoum University
1- Associate Professor - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences- University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. 2- Assistant Professor - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences- University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1- Contributed in designing a Master of Science program in Environmental Health - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah – United Arab Emirates. 2- Contributed in designing a Bachelor program in Environmental Health - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah – United Arab Emirates. 3- Participated in Initial Accreditation (& Full Accreditation of a Bachelor program in Environmental Health - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah – United Arab Emirates. 4- Contributed in designing a Diploma program in Environmental Health & Safety and Diploma in Food Safety - Department of Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah – United Arab Emirates. 5- Contributed in accreditation of a Diploma program in Environmental Health & Safety and Diploma in Food Safety, College of Health sciences, College of Community,
British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), U.K
1- Determination Of Heavy Metal in Children’s Plastic Toys in UAE By X Ray Florescence (XRF) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) – Environmental Health Aspect. 2- Noise exposure, Noise annoyance, Knowledge and Practice of Workers in Industries in Sharjah Industrial Area 3- The prevalence of respiratory symptoms and lung function impairment among Sharjah Cement workers 4- Investigation of the Probable Health Effects of SAFCO Industry Air Pollutants on the Population Living in the Surrounding Areas.
1. Ahmed HO, Ali WJ. Noise Levels, Noise Annoyance and Hearing-Related Problems in a Dental College. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2017; 72(3):159-165. 2. Hafiz O Ahmed. Noise exposure, awareness, practice and noise annoyance among steel workers in United Arab Emirates. The Open Public Health Journal. 2012;5: 28-35. 3. Hafiz O Ahmed and Abdelridha A Abdullah. Dust Exposure and Respiratory Symptoms among Cement Factory Workers in the United Arab Emirates. Industrial Health Journal. 2011; 50:214-222. 4. Ayesha H. Al-Suwaidi and Hafiz O. Ahmed. Determination of Para-Phenylenediamine (PPD) in Henna in the United Arab Emirates. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(4), 1681-1693. 5. Hafiz O Ahmed and Mark Newson-Smith. Knowledge and practices related to occupational hazards among cement workers in United Arab Emirates. J Egypt Public Health Assoc 2010; 85(3-4):149-67. 6. Ahmed H.O, Dennis J.H, Badran O,Ismail M, Ballal S.G, Ashoor A, Jerwood D. Occupational Noise Exposure and Hearing Loss of Workers in Two Plants in Eastern Saudi Arabia. The Annals of Occupational Hygiene (United Kingdom), 2001; 45 (5): 371 - 380.
Supervision of students for their graduation projects. Examples of the projects: 1. Risk Assessment Of Occupational Hazards In Medical Services Of The Ministry Of Interior – Sharjah- UAE by Reem Hamad Humouda Alktebi; Alya Omar Alattar Alhelali; Amna Saeed Saif Alketbi;Latifa Rashid Abdullah Alketbi. 2. Preliminary Study: Qualitative Analysis of Spray Air Fresheners in Sharjah City by Fatima Ibrahim; Dalal Sadig; Mohamed Ghaiyth; Jasem Al Jasmi. 3. Occupational Health & Safety in the United Arab Emirates by Asma AL Shamsi; Reem AL Zaabi. 4. The Quality of Air Conditioners in University of Sharjah Female Dorms by Nada Yaghi; Rim Abu Khalifa; Ashgan Saleh.
Supervision of students for their graduation projects. Examples of the projects: 1. Risk Assessment Of Occupational Hazards In Medical Services Of The Ministry Of Interior – Sharjah- UAE by Reem Hamad Humouda Alktebi; Alya Omar Alattar Alhelali; Amna Saeed Saif Alketbi;Latifa Rashid Abdullah Alketbi. 2. Preliminary Study: Qualitative Analysis of Spray Air Fresheners in Sharjah City by Fatima Ibrahim; Dalal Sadig; Mohamed Ghaiyth; Jasem Al Jasmi. 3. Occupational Health & Safety in the United Arab Emirates by Asma AL Shamsi; Reem AL Zaabi. 4. The Quality of Air Conditioners in University of Sharjah Female Dorms by Nada Yaghi; Rim Abu Khalifa; Ashgan Saleh.
1. Instructor in professional diploma in Environmental Inspection organized by the UoS in collaboration with Directorate of Human Resources – Gvoernment of Sharjah for inspectors from Khorfcan municipality. 2. Instructor in professional diploma in Environmental Inspection organized by the UoS in collaboration with Directorate of Human Resources – Gvoernment of Sharjah for inspectors from Kalba municipality. 3. Instructor in professional diploma in Environmental Inspection organized by the UoS in collaboration with Directorate of Human Resources – Gvoernment of Sharjah for inspectors from Sharjah municipality 4. Co-coordinator and instructor for the vocational diploma in food safety that organized by the Centre for continuing education in collaboration with Environmental Health Department for inspectors from Ajman municipality. 5. Presentation (Lecture) about “Toxic Chemical s in Children’s Toys and products” During the IST Annual Bright Start Parenting Event in UAE organized by Supreme Council for Family Affairs. 6. Participating in workshop to design future air quality field measurement campaigns in the UAE- Abu Dhabi.
My teaching philosophy is based on my teaching experience and on my belief that learning should be students centered and students should be partners in the learning process.
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