Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness Technology

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Community and Technical College


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 37 credits

This program develops entry-level skills in industrial safety, health and environmental awareness. Courses combine the technical know-how, use of state-of-the-art equipment and hands-on experience necessary for students to obtain work in a variety of safety-related industrial fields.

Students are taught the necessary objectives and skills required to take an entry-level Occupational Health and Safety Technologist exam when coupled with other requirements as set forth by the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists.

As the process industries expand and automate, the need for qualified safety technicians increases. The Community and Technical College and the process technology program are members of the American Society of Safety Engineers.