The Certification in Construction Safety is designed to allow the working professional with a Bachelors Degree who is employed in the construction industry to acquire specific construction safety and health knowledge. The Certificate will provide the student with a comprehensive background in construction safety and enable him/her to carry out worksite hazard assessments, develop and implement safety and health programs, and fulfill risk management responsibilities in the construction industry.
Evidence of ability to succeed in graduate level Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health course work (evidence of this could include relevant work experience, GRE scores, or professional certification, e.g., CSP).
Note: Students in the Construction Safety Certificate Program may enroll in the Masters of Science in Safety at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program.
The Certificate Program requires completion of the following three courses:
SAFETY-582 SAFETY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
SAFETY-584 CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT PREVENTION
SAFETY-682 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY MANAGEMENT