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While some courses offered are short-term or one time, others set students on a career path to earn an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree. Many courses available can help students find careers in the public and private sector. What is a course in occupational safety and health? Workplace safety is the main focus of those taking courses in this subject. This field of study is broa… Read more

While some courses offered are short-term or one time, others set students on a career path to earn an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree. Many courses available can help students find careers in the public and private sector.

What is a course in occupational safety and health? Workplace safety is the main focus of those taking courses in this subject. This field of study is broad and covers an array of subjects. Students will learn about basic safety practices, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials, worker’s compensation, stress management, air and water quality regulations, and strategies to ensure workplace well-being. Students also can earn Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification and other certifications.

Even if a student chooses a path outside this field of study, the knowledge gained in these courses can be applied to most areas of life. Students learn to spot potential at-risk behaviors or situations and the expertise to help remedy them. They also learn skills in leadership and documentation, which are invaluable assets.

While some students may be interested in a one-time certification course, most students in this field will need at least two years of schooling. Costs associated will vary based on the school and level of studies desired.

Students taking occupational safety and health courses often have a plethora of options in front of them regarding a career. Whether in an office or industrial setting, workplace safety is an important aspect of any organization, business or public entity—such as schools, government properties, etc. Many students can find careers as an occupational safety and health technician or manager. Others might focus their talents in a specific area such as an environmental protection or industrial hygiene technician.

Certification or a degree in occupational safety and health can be earned from colleges across the world, online and locally. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Institute for Business and Public Administration, Bucharest (ASEBUSS)
Bucharest, Romania

A 3-day module enabling managers to prevent and better handle stress and tensions within the organization.

A 3-day module enabling managers to prevent and better handle stress and tensions within the organization. -
Courses
Part-time
3 days
Sep 2020
Campus
Academy of York
Randburg, South Africa

This program is designed for a person who currently is or wants to be involved in the administration and implementation of health and safety processes within the workplace.

This program is designed for a person who currently is or wants to be involved in the administration and implementation of health and safety processes within the workplace. -
Courses
Full-time
9 months
English
Feb 2021
Campus
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Become accredited by Europe’s leading health and safety body, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) by exploring the fundamentals of health and safety in the ... +

Become accredited by Europe’s leading health and safety body, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) by exploring the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
Academy of York
Randburg, South Africa

This program is for people who are or want to be appointed as Health and Safety Representatives within the workplace.

This program is for people who are or want to be appointed as Health and Safety Representatives within the workplace. -
Courses
Full-time
9 months
English
Feb 2021
Campus
Academy of York
Randburg, South Africa

This NQF L5 aligned course is suited for those already working in the OHS environment wanting to get a Professional Designation or those who want to get into this exciting wor ... +

This NQF L5 aligned course is suited for those already working in the OHS environment wanting to get a Professional Designation or those who want to get into this exciting world. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Obtain certification and knowledge to create a safer working environment for your team members according to guidelines set out by The Institute of Occupational Health and Safe ... +

Obtain certification and knowledge to create a safer working environment for your team members according to guidelines set out by The Institute of Occupational Health and Safety with this IOSH Managing Safely qualification. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Attain the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety to confidently work in an industry that is known to need the best health and safety gui ... +

Attain the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety to confidently work in an industry that is known to need the best health and safety guidelines. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Prepare to take the official examination to become recognised globally as a health and safety professional in international practices with this International General Certifica ... +

Prepare to take the official examination to become recognised globally as a health and safety professional in international practices with this International General Certificate from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online

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