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 here.
August 24, 2021 – October 26, 2021 – ONLINE
Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review–Fall
This course provides an intensive, high-level review of a wide range of industrial hygiene topics by more than a dozen experts. It is offered twice annually and has gained the reputation of being one of the premiere programs for individuals who are preparing to take the ABIH certification exam or looking to broaden or refresh their IH knowledge base.
October 21, 2021 – October 22, 2021
Warren Cook Health and Safety Discussional
The Discussional offers a unique opportunity to share information about issues of contemporary interest to professionals addressing occupational health, safety, environment, and sustainability topics.
October 21, 2021 – December 31, 2021 – ONLINE
Physical Assessment for the Occupational Health Nurse
This course consists of lectures to provide the occupational health nurse with knowledge needed to assess the physical health status of individuals specific to a variety of occupational health settings. Body organs and systems to be covered include: the skin, head, ears, eyes, nose, throat and the respiratory, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological systems. Information related to collecting a medical history, documenting findings and adherence to HIPAA regulations will also be included.