Health and Safety

For over 35 years, Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Professional Programs and Training (PPAT) has provided practical, non-credit, process-based training in safety and health. Partnered with the University of Cincinnati, and the UAW Health and Safety Department to form the Great Lakes OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC), EMU serves Region V as the only OTIEC in Michigan.

What We Can Do

Open Enrollment Training

PPAT offers over 50 different open-enrollment classes in occupational safety and health, HAZWOPER and DOT Compliance at convenient locations including Livonia, Midland, Ypsilanti, Lansing and Bowling Green, OH. Find a complete list of courses and training dates on our registration site.

As part of the Great Lakes OTIEC, we offer official OSHA numbered courses, including train-the-trainer for the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour construction and general industry Outreach programs. We also serve as a MIOSHA co-sponsor for MIOSHA Training Institute courses.

On-Site Training

EMU can also bring our programs to your facility, training your workers on company-specific hazards using your equipment. Visit our on-site training page for a list of available topics. Contact Beth Stoner at 734.487.8285 or for more information and a quote.

Certificate Programs

Our certificate programs provide both beginning and experienced safety professionals with important workplace knowledge and practical experience in occupational safety and health standards. Enroll as a certificate program member and receive a discounted rate on all classes in your program.

Our Track Record

We’ve trained over 150,000 workers, managers and safety professionals at all levels in more than 500 facilities over the past 35 years. Our knowledgeable instructors consistently receive top evaluation scores for their expertise, experience and teaching effectiveness.

Need More Information?

If you have questions or need more information, please submit the form below. Our team will review your request and provide the best resource to assist you.

Contact Us

Beth Stoner

For all other inquiries, contact or call 734.487.2259 or 800.932.8689.

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