• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 30
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Safety Coordinators are a key position with great responsibility within many organizations. Safety Coordinators can save companies tens of thousands of dollars while protecting their most important asset, their employees. Safety Coordinators are responsible for the health and safety of employees, which includes organizational safety policies, procedures, practices and administrative controls for safety. Safety Coordinators are responsible for employee training and compliance in such areas as hazard recognition and control, industrial hygiene, fire protection, accident investigations, regulatory inspections, and laws, regulations, and standards.

Career Opportunities

This program will prepare individuals to understand, implement, and lead organizations in the area of Occupational compliance. There is a wide range of employment as well as advancement opportunities for the individual who seeks a career in becoming a Safety Coordinator. Graduates of this program will be able to advance or enter a career path in the safety fields.

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.
  • Manage hazardous materials release.
  • Utilize response principles.
  • Select personal protective equipment.
  • Recognize compliance with relevant regulations.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 30 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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