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Environmental Health & Safety

20-623-14 Certificate (C) 12 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Environmental health and occupational safety have an important impact on business and industry. In this program, you will learn about regulatory standards and the inspection process. You’ll also learn about the prevention of risk factors in the workplace, as well as accident investigation and reporting. As part of your training, you will complete a series of simulated reports and policies to prepare you for entry-level work in this interesting field.

COURSE LIST

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Safety Management
10-449-101
3
Provides an introduction to occupational health and safety management principles. Topics include a history into safety and health management, ethics, interpersonal dynamics, prevention, response, and promoting safety in the work place. This course reviews the role a safety and health coordinator has in today’s workplace.
Accident Investigation
10-449-103
3
Reviews the practices needed to conduct an effective and thorough accident investigation and prepare a comprehensive accident report. The student will learn to interview witnesses, prepare a site drawing, and gather appropriate visual evidence. In a simulated scenario, the student will prepare a comprehensive report on the incident.
Ergonomics
10-449-119
3
Provides the student with an understanding of human engineering. The course will cover the methods to control repetitive motion injuries, office design, and the concept of ease and efficiency for industrial workers. Workstation design in the office and assembly line operations are a part of the class.
Environmental Laws & Regulations in Industry
10-449-134
3
Provides an overview of regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal levels that apply in an industrial setting. Coursework includes interpreting and applying laws, regulations, inspection programs and potential fines. It also addresses the development of resources to aid in regulatory compliance.

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