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Certificate in Construction Safety Program


The Certification in Construction Safety is designed to allow the working professional with a Bachelors Degree to acquire advanced 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.


Program Coordinator:

Dr. E. Andrew Kapp
Winther 6037
Phone: (262) 472-5423
Email: kappa@uww.edu


Academic Department Associate:

Kay Vant
Winther 6034
Phone (262) 472-1117
Email: safety@uww.edu


Additional Admission Requirements:

Evidence of ability to succeed in graduate level Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health course work (evidence of this could include relevant work experience, 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.


CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION SAFETY:

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