Safety Associate Certificate - Level I

The Safety Associate Certificate provides attendees with a solid foundation for understanding OSHA regulatory standards and developing solutions to workplace safety challenges. Participants can tailor the program to reflect their own areas of interest through a selection of required courses and electives with an emphasis on construction or general industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Understand the essential elements of an effective workplace safety program
  • Learn the fundamentals of OSHA standards and how they affect your business
  • Identification of potential hazards and their solutions
  • Develop accident (incident) investigation skills

Who Should Participate

  • Those looking to enter into a career in safety
  • Individuals whose current occupations require them to have a solid understanding of safety and health principles 
  • Anyone concerned about or with the responsibility for, safety in the workplace

Construction Track

Required Courses (3)

Elective Courses (Choose 3)

SHORT-COURSES - Three of the short-courses below count as one elective (maximum allowed 6)

Download the Safety Associate Certificate Request Form – Construction Industry and get started today!

General Industry Track

Required Courses (3)

Elective Courses (Choose 3)

SHORT-COURSES - Three of the short-courses below count as one elective (maximum allowed 6)

Download the Safety Associate Certificate Request Form – General Industry and get started today!

 

Career Opportunities

U.S. Department of Labor projections and other industry studies show that through newly created opportunities and positions vacated due to retirement, there is a need for more than 30,000 newly trained workers by 2024.

Certificate holders may qualify for positions such as an Assistant Safety Specialist, Safety Coordinator, or Safety Technician.

Program Details:

  • Requires six (6) OSHA courses. A minimum of 4 courses must be taken with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District – OSHA Training Institute Education Center
  • Only OSHA numbered courses taken at an OSHA Training Institute Education Center will be accepted; online courses will not be accepted
  • All courses applied towards certificates must have been taken within the previous 5 years
  • Course Fees: Total cost is approximately $3200.00
  • Application Fee: $99.00
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 11.6 minimum

Questions or to Register: Call (866) 936-6742 (OSHA) or email [email protected]

IMPORTANT: As of November 1, 2017, all courses applied towards certificate program completion must have been taken within the previous 5 years (completion date must be within 5 years from the oldest class being applied to certificate completion). Please plan accordingly. Contact us if you have questions.

 

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