Undergraduate Certificate, Industrial Safety
- Mission Statement
The Undergraduate Technology Certificate programs provide entry-level skills in Welding, Construction and Occupational Safety and Health.
The Industrial Safety Support Certificate has been suspended as of Spring 2016. This means that no new students may enroll.
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Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Understand and apply safety practices.
- Identify risks to life, health and property, and develop and implement strategies that prevent injury.
- Develop, implement, manage, and assess safety programs that comply with government regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
- Develop and implement a process of incident or injury investigations; properly collect, organize, and analyze appropriate information to link root causes with observed effects.
Industrial Safety Program Support Certificate Requirements: 33 Credits
- CIS A105 Inrtroduction to Personal Computers and Software Applications
- ENGL A111 Methods of Written Communication
- MATH A105 Intermediate Algebra
- OSH A101 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
- OSH A108 Injury Prevention and Risk Management
- OSH A120 Safety Program Management and Record keeping
- OSH A180 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
- OSH A201 Workplace Injury and Incident Evaluation
- OSH A211 Program Assessment, Development and Implementation
- TECH A295 Technical Internship
Upon completion of this program, students are prepared for an entry-level position in Industrial Safety Program Support.
- Inspect, test and evaluate workplace environments, equipment and practices
- Carry out and evaluate programs on workplace safety
- Demonstrate the correct use of safety equipment
- Investigate accidents to identify why they happened and how they might be prevented in the future
The median pay is $21.79 an hour.
Job openings in this field are growing about as fast as average.