Introduction to Safety and Health Management

Course Description

An effective safety and health management system is the key to reducing the number and severity of workplace injuries and illnesses, resulting in lower accident-related costs. In this course, you will learn to effectively implement a company’s safety and health management system and the four core elements of an effective safety and health system and the central issues critical to each element’s proper management.

Course ID: EST 7122P
Course Format: Online

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Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Jan 5, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Online $270 18531
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14140 Jun 24, 2014 Jul 11, 2014 Online $245
14141 Oct 7, 2014 Oct 24, 2014 Online $245
15046 Jan 6, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Online $270
15047 Mar 10, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 Online $270
15048 Jun 23, 2015 Jul 10, 2015 Online $270
15737 Jul 1, 2015 Dec 20, 2015 Online $270
16213 Jan 1, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Online $270
16210 Jul 1, 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Online $270
17003 Jan 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Online $270
17650 Jul 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2017 Online $270

Who Should Attend

Trainers, employees dealing with workers compensation, human resources officers, risk managers, supervisors, safety directors, government agencies and anyone concerned about safety in the workplace

How You Will Benefit

  • Explain the benefits of implementing a safety and health management system, such as lower accident-related costs, reduced absenteeism, lower turnover, higher productivity and improved employee morale.

  • Identify the core elements of an effective safety and health program.

  • Describe the key processes in each program element.


  • Overview of a safety and health management system

  • Management leadership and employee involvement

  • Work site analysis

  • Hazard prevention and control

  • Safety and health training

  • Program evaluation

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Paul Schlumper

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