0.1 CEU (1.0 contact hour)

This module is a brief overview of the field of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).


At the completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Describe the professionals who work in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Identify types of workplace hazards addressed by these professionals.
  • Describe the goals of the health and safety professions.
  • Identify types of programs developed to protect workers.
  • Describe the places Occupational Health and Safety professionals work.
  • Identify ways the Occupational Health and Safety professional supports the volunteer disaster worker.


Environmental Health Sciences

5. Specify approaches for assessing, preventing, and controlling environmental hazards that pose risks to human health and safety.

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Section Title
A Glimpse into Occupational Health & Safety
Online, instructor led
Jun 27, 2017 to Jun 27, 2020
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee credit (0 units) $0.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 20, 2017
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 20, 2017
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