Leon Harmse

Leon Harmse is a principal lecturer in occupational health and safety at the Tshwane University of Technology specialising in occupational hygiene.

He holds a Master’s degree: Environmental Health and is currently finalising his Doctorate thesis on occupational health at poultry abattoirs in SA.

He also holds a Diploma in professional competency  from the British Institute for Occupational Hygiene.

Other highlights include:

  • 1994 & 1995 Received OHASA awards for contribution in occupational hygiene
  • 1999 Vice chancellors achievement award from Technicon Pretoria
  • Nominated for an international occupational hygiene award and as best lecturer
  • SAIOH award 2013
  • Developed and arranged more than 14 short courses at the Technicon Pretoria and Tshwane University of Technology 1990 - 2007
  • Registered with the HPCSA and SAIOH
  • Presented at several conferences and published several peer reviewed and popular articles