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Occupational Health and Safety Certificate Program

Program description

Certificate programs are a way of recognizing those individuals who, through training, have received specialized knowledge in a particular area or field. By earning a certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, you:

To qualify for the Industrial Safety and Health certificate or the Construction Safety and Health certificate, three core courses and three elective courses will be required. To qualify for both certificates, all five core courses and three elective courses will be required. All courses must be taken from Georgia Tech. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Myrtle Turner at 404/894-8066 or myrtle.turner@gtri.gatech.edu.

Industrial Safety and Health Core:

Course 1 (choose one):
Course 2: OTI 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
Course 3: OTI 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

Construction Safety and Health Core:

Course 1 (choose one):
Course 2: OTI 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
Course 3 (choose one)

Safety and Health Program Management Certificate:

To qualify for the Safety and Health Program Management Certificate, you must take 4 core courses and 3 electives. If you have a certificate in Industrial or Construction Safety and Health from Georgia Tech, the electives and any core courses taken will be waived.

  1. OTI 7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
  2. EST 194 Advanced Safety Management: Principles and Programs
  3. EST 205 Training Techniques for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals
  4. OTI 2250 Principles of Ergonomics Applied to Work-Related Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders
Elective Courses
(Choose 3 and visit (this site for details)
  1. Scaffolding Safety
  2. Advanced Safety Management: Principles and Programs
  3. Hazmat Technician Course (HAZWOPER)
  4. Crane Safety
  5. Training Techniques for Occupational and Safety Health Professionals
  6. Managing Environmental Compliance