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Organizational Safety and Health Certificate

Certificate Number 901162

The Organizational Safety and Health Certificate is designed for people who wish to acquire and improve their own workplace and human resources skills, specifically with safety programs, organzational wellness initiatives, and assetiveness, time management, and stress management skills. These three-credit courses also apply toward the 64 credits necessary to earn the Human Resources associate degree.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Examine the impact of organizational health and wellness programs and initiatives.
. Analyze various organizational approaches to implementing health and wellness programs and the decision processes utilized.
. Analyze the financial impact of organizational health and wellness programs.
. Measure compliance with all federal, state, local and company safety and health regulations and policies.
. Use effective human relations techniques with regards to safety.
. Organize employee orientation/training programs.
. Organize safety inspections.
. Minimize the risk of chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards in the workplace.
. Develop personal skills strategies in relation to the workplace.
. Demonstrate emotional intelligence appropriate for the workplace.
. Use principles of motivation and learning.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 101161, Human Resources

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. High school diploma or equivalent.


Please note that enrollment in some courses requires an Academic Skills Assessment (Accuplacer) with appropriate benchmark scores. See course descriptions for detail; equivalent assessment scores are acceptable. To learn more about these assessments and benchmark scores, please contact a counselor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-809-198 Intro to Psychology
10-116-110 Organizational Health and Well
10-196-136 Safety-Workplace
10-196-164 Supervisors-Personal Skills

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-809-198 Intro to Psychology...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent)

10-116-110 Organizational Health/Wellness...introduces the student to the concepts involved in organizational wellness programs and the impact from a financial and human asset standpoint. Learners will research wellness programs, develop proposed systems for district-based organizations, and calculate projected cost savings from the implementation of these programs. Insurance principles will also be examined by the learner.

10-196-136 awareness, federal/state/local compliance, inspections, risk analysis, workplace violence, substance abuse, health hazards, first aid, CPR, fire and electrical safety, and emergency preparedness.

10-196-164 Supervisors-Personal Skills...time management and personal planning, emotional intelligence, effective communication, assertiveness and stress management related to the challenges of a supervisor.

For more information, please contact: The Business & Information Technology Department,(920) 498-5435 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5435,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.