Gateway Community College - Occupational Safety & Health Technology Program

ID# 000681
108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
United States
602-286-8000 (Main Phone)
Description
Work in Occupational Safety & Health professions involves inspecting places of employment for unsafe equipment and working conditions. Specialists follow-up on many issues including employee complaints of unsafe work practices.

Degrees & Certificates:
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Occupational Safety and Health Technology
Certificate of Completion in Occupational Safety and Health Technology

Employment Outlook:
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Job Requirements Include:
OSH specialists assist employers in complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations and standards. In the event of a violation, unsafe practices are recorded and brought to the attention of the employer, who is given a date by which the problem needs to be corrected.

Specialists need specific written and verbal skills to market and teach safety programs to all employees. Employment is found in many levels of government agencies, and public and private businesses.

This program is recognized by The American Society of Safety Engineers as an accredited program.
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