Organizational Safety & Health Pathway Certificate

Program Code: 611161

Gain or improve your workplace and human resource skills, specifically with safety programs, organizational wellness initiatives, and assertiveness, time management, and stress management skills. All courses in this certificate may be applied toward the Human Resources associate degree program.


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.

Students following the study plan below will complete the Organizational Safety & Health pathway certificate in the number of semesters shown.
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.
10-116-110 ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH AND 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 SAFETY-WORKPLACE awareness, federal/state/local compliance, inspections, risk analysis, workplace violence, substance abuse, health hazards, first aid, CPR, fire and electrical safety, and emergency preparedness.
10-809-198 INTRODUCTION 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: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)