UNB Student Mehboob Reza Awarded Chartered Fellow Status

Author: Adrienne Wilson

Posted on Apr 20, 2021

Category: News and Events , Student Stories

Mehboob Reza, a UNB PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies whose thesis research is focused on preventing work-related musculoskeletal injuries, was recently awarded Chartered Fellow Status by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CFIOSH) in the United Kingdom. Chartered Fellowship status is regarded as the pinnacle of the occupational health and safety profession and is awarded to only 2% of the 48,000 global members of CFIOSH. It is awarded to Chartered Professionals who have specifically demonstrated outstanding dedication to the profession by going ‘above and beyond’. They are deemed role models for other practitioners and professionals, their organizations, and the occupational safety and health community nationally and internationally. They are committed to promoting and leading the highest standards in the Occupational Safety and Health profession and to developing themselves and others by mentorship. Currently, Reza is the elected Member of Council and has served in various executive roles for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health in the UK and overseas. At UNB Reza has also been a student leader, serving on the Executive of the Graduate Students Association and, in that capacity, also on the Executive Committee of the School of Graduate Studies, and he is President of the Interdisciplinary Students Graduate Student society. Congratulations to Reza on his recent award in CFIOSH and for his service to his profession and the student community at UNB!