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Environmental Health and Safety Management

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Certificate Program
Program Coordinator: Diba Khan-Bureau - 860-215-9443

Environmental, occupational health and safety is an important factor in all workplaces today. In all workplaces and schools, the law requires environmental management and occupational, health, and safety standards to be met. The certificate will enable students to apply their EH&S management skills in any workplace setting. Having an EH&S management certificate will afford the students the opportunity to obtain work, become promoted at their present workplace, or continue their education. All credits can be applied towards an associate of science degree in environmental or civil engineering technology.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE CURRICULUM

 

Course ID Title of Course Credits
BMG* K202° Principles of Management 3
ENG* K101° Composition 3
ENG* K202° Technical Writing 3
ENV* K101 Environmental Studies 3
ENV* K110° Environmental Regulations 3
ENV* K130° Occupational Safety and Health 3
ENV* K220 Hazardous Materials 3
ENV* K295° Environmental Issues Seminar 3
GRAND TOTAL 24

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 

 

Environmental Health and Safety Management, Certificate
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. apply environmental, safety and health management skills in workplace settings.

  2. implement written workplace procedures in the environmental, health and safety fields.

  3. describe concepts of workplace safety and environmental management and be able to understand the roles and responsibilities of the EHS professionals and the decision-making process involved in everyday situations.

  4. provide guidance in planning and implementing practices that promote safety and prevent workplace accidents.

  5. use communication and interpersonal skills to establish the respect and authority an EHS professional needs to surmount institutional barriers for employee well-being and environmental protection.

  6. recognize the limitations of human capabilities in the workplace.

  7. identify workplace hazards, find the means to reform unsafe procedures and behaviors, and establish engineering and management controls to reduce hazards.

  8. explain product safety requirements of the marketplace and describe engineering and management techniques to meet them.