Topics in Occupational Health Management

Course Description

This course provides an opportunity to explore various occupational health topics not typically covered in a traditional industrial hygiene class. Participants will hear from industry experts on complex issues such as implementing effective employee health management programs, worksite wellness programs, communicable disease control in the workplace and risk management (with a focus on workers compensation and labor relations). Promotion strategies outlining the business case for workplace environmental, health and safety (EHS) will be emphasized.

Course ID: EST 7012P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14098 Sep 30, 2014 Oct 2, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $625
15039 Sep 29, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $690
16111 Sep 27, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $690
17114 Sep 26, 2017 Sep 28, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $690

Contract Only Course

This course is available for contract only. Please fill out this form if you are interested in this offering.

Who Should Attend

General industry workers who want to learn about occupational health management

How You Will Benefit

  • Recognize the scope of occupational health risks in the workplace.

  • Gain familiarity with both specific industrial hygiene topics as well as management of potential control strategies.

  • Understand how increased overlap between safety, risk management and human resources can lead to improved industry performance.


  • Overview of common occupational health risks

  • Managing employee health and wellness programs

  • Occupational health risk management

  • Building the business case for EHS

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Hilarie Schubert-Warren