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Independent Study

OSH 5300 - Independent Study

Independent study in a topic related to the Occupational Safety and Health Certificate program as designated and approved by the instructor assigned to oversee and grade the project.

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OSH 5301 - Special Topics in Occupational Safety and Health

The instructor assigned will designate the special topic(s) related to the Occupational Safety and Health Certificate program and oversee and grade students’ work in the course.

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OSH 5321 - Seminar in Occupational Safety and Health Management

This course is an in-depth study of the impact of issues such as the changing demographics, and globalization of regulations, on promoting prevention of injuries and illness to workers, and protection of property and the environment in the workplace. This course is taught as a series of active seminars requiring students to research, write, and discuss papers.

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OSH 5322 - Industrial Pollution Management

This course provides students with management and applied techniques to prevent and control pollution from industrial activities. It includes legal aspects of pollution prevention and control, setting up pollution prevention programs, performing pollution prevention assessments, performing economic evaluations and management principles in controlling industrial pollution.

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OSH 5325 - Systems Safety Analysis

This course will acquaint students with empirical methods and techniques for proactively identifying, assessing, and eliminating or controlling safety-related hazards to acceptable levels.

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OSH 5326 - Managing Environmental Systems

This course will provide guidance and detailed information on developing environmental management systems with special reference to ISO 14001; measuring corporate needs, advantages and disadvantages; liability issues; and internal and external auditing.

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OSH 5376 - Occupational Safety and Health

This is a graduate course that provides the student with the rationale for providing an occupationally safe and healthy work environment for employees. These skills are needed to be able to work effectively in the area of human resources and employee development as well as industrial relations since workers have been provided by law with specific safety and health rights.

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OSH 5378 - Advanced Industrial Hygiene

This is a graduate-level course in the field of industrial hygiene. It is directed at protecting workers’ health through the recognition, evaluation and control of hazards in the work environment.

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OSH 5380 - Loss Control Methods

This course offers a detailed study of loss control research methods and application techniques with emphasis on the control of hazards using safety engineering methods in a variety of industrial settings.

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OSH 5381 - Advanced Loss Control and Management Theory

This course provides students with opportunities to apply management and loss control techniques to analyze and address occupational safety and health issues. Topics in this course include: epidemiology concepts in analyzing occupational safety and health injuries and illnesses; hazard analysis; prevention and control of hazards; tools of accident prevention; safety and health training; motivating safety and health; and communicating safety.

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OSH 5382 - Analysis of Occupational Safety and Health Law and Regulations

This course provides the substance for understanding the Occupational Safety and Health laws and regulations, the regulatory process; and the research data and analyses required to promulgate or revise a law or regulations.

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