Occupational Safety & Risk Management Certificate

About the Program

The Occupational Safety and Risk Management Certificate Program is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and environmental management.  Our program targets key topics such as:

  • Fundamental skills necessary to promote safety and risk management within the workplace
  • How to develop and conduct effective safety meetings
  • The administration of regulatory and compliance management
  • Behavioral theories and the human factor in safety
  • Creating and improving employer safety programs

This three course certificate program familiarizes students with the disciple of occupational safety, health, and environmental risk management and spotlights the importance of organizational leadership competencies.   The program integrates the fundamental elements of the human factor by understanding the key role people have within safety and health risk management.  Our program goes beyond the primary focus of safety and health education by engaging students to use critical thinking and sharpen soft skills such as communicating, writing, and researching.

Admission Requirements

Students must complete an application form and pay the application fee of $35. Application forms can be obtained here.

Your seat in class is not reserved until you have paid BOTH the application fee and course fee for the Introduction course. Course fees for subsequent classes not due until two weeks prior to the start of class. Acceptance of application does not hold or guarantee you spot in the class.

Completed applications and all documents can be submitted in person at our office or by mail. Please call (661) 654-2441 for hours of operation.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Fall 2017 Semester: August 23, 2017 (Extended)

Spring 2018 Semester: December 1, 2017

We accept applications year-round and encourage you to submit your application early.

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