Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety



This certificate is designed to develop basic applied skills required for management of hazardous materials and wastes in the industrial environment. This program is designed to develop minimum entry-level skills and knowledge for individuals working with these materials.

Program Title:
Environmental Health and Safety

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 10
Award Outcomes:
  • Select safe work practices
  • Recognize compliance with relevant regulations
  • Compare technical and procedural information
  • Categorize chemical/physical properties
  • Resolve unanticipated or changing conditions
  • Resolve hazardous materials release
  • Utilize response principles
  • Select personal protective equipment

Career Opportunities:
Hazardous Materials Technology graduates find employment in the areas of emergency response and hazardous materials/waste management.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 10 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 10 Credits
ENHS1020 Hazard Recognition and Control 3
ENHS1110 Chemistry of Hazardous Materials 3
ENHS1120 Hazardous Materials Management and Handling 1
ENHS1130 Personal Protective Equipment 2
ENHS1140 Incident Management for Business and Industry 1
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits