Advanced Safety & Health Certificate

The Program

This certificate program provides the knowledge and practical skills for career enhancement and job advancement in the field of occupational safety and health. Because the field of safety is different at every jobsite the certificate allows for flexibility in both the required and elective courses. Participants will learn how to successfully meet the challenges encountered in today's competitive business environments.

Topics covered include state and federal safety and health standards, employee’s rights, employer’s responsibilities and managing safety and health.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop and administer an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
  • How to perform research in electronic and print formats of OSHA Safety and Health standards, policies and procedures
  • How to identify differences between state and federal OSHA standards
  • How to recognize common violations of OSHA standards and propose abatement actions which fulfill regulatory mandates
  • How to identify various training requirements set forth by OSHA

Who Should Attend

  • Those entering the field of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Safety Engineers
  • Human Resource specialists who need to expand their knowledge and expertise in all aspects of occupational safety and health
  • Business owners
  • Individuals looking to earn maintenance units for BSCP, ABIH
  • Attorneys
  • Safety Consultants

Eligibility Requirements

This course is open to all students interested in entering or learning more about Occupational Safety and Health.

Special Features

All courses are scheduled both weekday and weekends to meet the needs of working adults. Courses are offered for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credit. A permanent record of attendance is established and students may obtain a copy of their transcripts by calling the Cashier's Office at 310-243-3821.

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Advanced Safety & Health Certificate of Completion, the individual will have to successfully complete seven required courses. At least four of the courses, including the final two, must be completed through the CSUDH OTIEC. All courses must be completed within a 5 year period. Courses taken through other official OSHA Training Institute Education Centers can be used to fulfill up to three courses required for the Advanced Safety & Health Certificate of Completion.

Construction Track – (4 Required Courses)

OSHA 510 OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
OSHA 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
OSHA 3095 Electrical Standards
OSHA 3115 Fall Protection

General Industry Track – (4 Required Courses)

OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA 521 OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

Electives for Construction and General Industry – (3 Elective Courses)

OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry
OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry
OSHA 501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
OSHA 2015 Hazardous Materials
OSHA 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction
OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection
OSHA 2255 Principles of Ergonomics
OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
OSHA 3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
OSHA 5119 Cal/OSHA Standards for General Industry
OSHA 5109 Cal/OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
OSHA 5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry
OSHA 5400 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry
OSHA 5600 Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course
OSHA 6000 Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Employees
OSHA 7505 Introduction to Incident/Accident Investigation
40 Hour HAZWOPER
EM 385-1-1
Safety Audits and Inspections
Cal/OSHA Legal Process
Trainer Course Aerial Lifts
Trainer Course Fall Protection
Trainer Course Forklift Safety
Trainer Course Rigging Safety

Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process. When you're ready to register, call 310-243-3741.

Have questions about the program? Call 310-243-2425 (M–F) or email osha@csudh.edu

Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. Visit the America's Job Center website for more information.