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
  • Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design
  • Ergonomics Interventions and Research: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Additional course topics include:

  • Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review
  • Warren Cook Health and Safety 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

April 21, 2020 – April 22, 2020
Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design
Grand Rapids, MI

Week 1: July 20, 2020 – July 25, 2020
Week 2: July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020
Human Factors Engineering Short Course
Ann Arbor, MI