Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety



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.

Program Title:
Environmental Health and Safety

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 30
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

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.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 30 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 30 Credits
ENHS1005 Introduction to Industrial Processes 3
ENHS1010 Introduction to Safety and Health 3
ENHS1015 Fire Protection 3
ENHS1020 Hazard Recognition and Control 3
ENHS1025 Industrial Hygiene 3
ENHS1030 Ergonomics 3
ENHS1035 Safety and Health Program Management 3
ENHS1040 Safety Laws, Regulations, and Standards 3
ENHS1045 Modern Theories of Safety Programming 3
ENHS1050 Internship 3
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits