Advanced Safety & Health Certificate

The Program

Advanced Safety & Health Certificate This certificate responds to the needs of safety professionals for whom a certificate contributes to career advancement and professional recognition. Because the field of safety is different at every jobsite the certificate allows for flexibility in both the required and elective courses.

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 – (Complete 4)

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General Industry Track – (Complete 4)

  • 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 – (Complete 3)

  Note: Once you have completed all the courses in the certificate, you may apply to receive the certificate

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

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.

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