Outreach and Continuing Education Courses

The Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering offers short continuing education and professional development courses, ranging from 1 day to 2 weeks in length. They are held at various locations, both on-and off-campus. Although these are non-college credit courses, multiple organizations provide credits towards your professional development.

These programs are designed for practitioners in industrial health and safety, including:

  • Safety and Health Personnel
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Occupational Health Care providers, including nurses and physicians
  • Industrial, Manufacturing and Workplace Design Engineers
  • Management and Labor Representatives
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists Working with Industry

Ergonomic concentrated courses will include, but are not limited to:

  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Job Analysis
  • Using the 3D Static Strength Prediction Program
  • Ergonomic Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design
  • Ergonomic Interventions and Research: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Additional course topics include:

  • Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review and Warren Cook I.H. Discussional
  • Updates in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Physical Assessment of the Occupational Health Nurse
  • DOT Medical Examiner Training

To see a full list of the Continuing Education courses offered, visit the COHSE website: http://www.umcohse-programs.org


February 25, 2017
DOT Medical Examiner Training
Ann Arbor, MI

March 20-24, 2017
Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review
Ann Arbor, MI

April 11- April 12, 2017
NORA Symposium: Ergonomics
Lansing, MI

May 10- May 11, 2017
Using the Three Dimensional Static Strength Prediction Program 
Ann Arbor, MI

May 23- May 24, 2017
Ergonomic Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design 
Grand Rapids, MI

June 13- June 14, 2017
Updates in Occupational Health Nursing
Ann Arbor, MI

July 24-July 29, 2017
Human Factors Engineering Week 1 Short Course
Ann Arbor, MI

July 31- August 4, 2017
Human Factors Engineering Week 2 Short Course
Ann Arbor, MI

September 25- September 29, 2017
Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review
Ann Arbor, MI

November 7- November 9, 2017
Physical Assessment for the Occupational Health Nurse
Ann Arbor, MI