Health and Safety Certificate Programs

Eastern Michigan University certificate programs provide both beginning and experienced safety professionals with important workplace knowledge and practical experience in safety and health standards.

Benefits include:

  • Practical application of OSHA regulations in your workplace.
  • Networking with other safety professionals.
  • Access to the most current information.
  • Justification for advancement or promotion.
  • Opportunities for new jobs or careers.

Enroll as a certificate program member and receive a discounted rate on each class in your program. Contact ppat@emich.edu for more information or an application.

Safety and Health Associate (SHA)

Designed for safety professionals at all levels, or those who are transitioning into a safety role, participants can earn a Safety and Health Associate (SHA) certificate after successfully completing a minimum of seven courses, comprised of a minimum of 68 contact hours of training. 

Safety and Health Professional (SHP)

Designed for safety professionals at all levels, participants can earn a Safety and Health Professional certificate after successfully completing a minimum of six courses, comprised of a minimum of  118 contact hours of training. This program can be completed entirely online.

Safety and Health Specialist (SHS)

Designed for safety professionals with at least five years of occupational safety and health experience in either construction or general industry, participants can earn a Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health certificate after successfully completing a minimum of nine courses, comprised of a minimum of 135 contact hours of training. 

Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals

Designed for safety professionals at all levels, participants can earn a Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals certificate after successfully completing a minimum of seven courses, comprised of a minimum of 68 contact hours of training. Although this program was primarily designed for public sector employees, it is available for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of occupational safety and health.

  • Construction Concentration
  • General Industry Concentration

Need More Information?

Give us a call at 734.487.2259 or 800.932.8689 or email ppat@emich.edu.

Contact Us

Beth Stoner
estoner@emich.edu
734.487.8285

For all other inquiries, contact ppat@emich.edu or call 734.487.2259 or 800.932.8689.

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