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OSHA Certificate Programs

The UC San Diego Extension, Occupational Health and Safety Department, offers four Certificate Programs:

Professional Safety and Health Officer Certificate (PSHO)

  • Designed for existing safety professionals with at least 5 years experience in the field
  • Curriculum includes not only safety regulations and standards, but also leadership and training of others
  • Areas of emphasis include Cal/OSHA, Construction, and General Industry

This program requires a minimum of 11 courses, which includes both OSHA Training Institute Education Center and UCSD Extension courses. The certificate program can be completed within 6-12 months, however students may take up to 5 years to complete. Learn more at osha.ucsd.edu/PSHO.

 

Safety and Health Specialist Certificate (SHS)

  • Created for those students interested in a baseline set of skills within safety
  • Coursework includes overviews of OSHA policies, procedures, and standards
  • Additional topics include safety and health management, fire and life safety and workers compensation

The SHS certificate program requires a minimum of 7 courses, which includes both OSHA Training Institute Education Center and UCSD Extension courses. The certificate program can be completed within 6-12 months, however students may take up to 5 years to complete. Learn more at osha.ucsd.edu/SHS.

 

Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals Certificate Program

  • This program supports the OSHA Training Institute Education Center mission to train public sector employees in occupational safety and health to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments.
  • The program is additionally highly applicable to private industry workers as well
  • Certificates are available for Construction and General Industry

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