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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Environmental Health and Safety Management Certificate



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Degree Code: K09

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Diba Khan-Bureau - 860-215-9443

Environmental, occupational health and safety is an important factor in all workplaces today. In all workplaces and schools, the law requires environmental management and occupational, health, and safety standards to be met. The certificate will enable students to apply their EH&S management skills in any workplace setting. Having an EH&S management certificate will afford the students the opportunity to obtain work, become promoted at their present workplace, or continue their education. All credits can be applied towards an associate of science degree in environmental or civil engineering technology. Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Environmental Health and Safety Management Certificate Curriculum Requirements


Note:


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 24


Environmental Health and Safety Management, Certificate Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. apply environmental, safety and health management skills in workplace settings.
  2. implement written workplace procedures in the environmental, health and safety fields.
  3. describe concepts of workplace safety and environmental management and be able to understand the roles and responsibilities of the EHS professionals and the decision-making process involved in everyday situations.
  4. provide guidance in planning and implementing practices that promote safety and prevent workplace accidents.
  5. use communication and interpersonal skills to establish the respect and authority an EHS professional needs to surmount institutional barriers for employee well-being and environmental protection.
  6. recognize the limitations of human capabilities in the workplace.
  7. identify workplace hazards, find the means to reform unsafe procedures and behaviors, and establish engineering and management controls to reduce hazards.
  8. explain product safety requirements of the marketplace and describe engineering and management techniques to meet them.

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