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


November 8, 2018 – November 9, 2018
Warren Cook Health and Safety Discussional 
Ann Arbor, MI

March 11- March 15, 2019
Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review 
Ann Arbor, MI

March 25, 2019 – March 28, 2019
Applied Ergonomics Conference
New Orleans, LA

April 30 – May 1, 2019
Ergonomic Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design 
Ann Arbor, MI

May 22- May 23, 2019
Using the Three Dimensional Static Strength Prediction Program 
Ann Arbor, MI

June 4 – 5, 2019
Updates in Occupational Health Nursing 
Ann Arbor, MI