The Specialist in Safety and Health Certificate program is designed to expand and improve the practical skills of those responsible for employee health and safety at their workplace. The courses examine critical workplace safety and health issues and provide training in the skills necessary for managing a proactive health and safety program. Participants in the Specialist in Safety and Health Certificate Program can select from an educational track with a concentration in either Construction or General Industry safety.
- Demonstrate and understanding of OSHA standards, policies and procedures
- Identify common violations of OSHA standards and propose abatement actions
- Understand the essential elements of an effective safety program
- Identify potential hazards and assess their solutions
- Knowledge of accident/incident investigation procedures and analysis techniques
Who Should Participate
- Safety professionals with the desire to advance into mid-level health and safety positions
- Existing safety professionals with at least five (5) years’ experience in the field who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in workplace safety
Certificate holders increase their knowledge and skills related to safety professions and may qualify for positions such as Safety Team Leader, Safety Trainer, Safety Consultant or Safety Specialist among others.
- Requires eight (8) OSHA courses. A minimum of 5 courses must be taken with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District – OSHA Training Institute Education Center
- Applicants must have at least five (5) years of industry safety experience and meet the prerequisite requirements of OSHA 500 or 501
- 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 $4625.00
- Application Fee: $99.00
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 17.2 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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