Do you want a safe career? Help businesses and industries keep safe practices and workplaces as an Occupational Safety and Health Professional. GateWay’s Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program (OSHT) is unique to Arizona and offers a combination of in-person and online classes.
Attend an Information Session held every Tuesday, from Nov. 5-Dec. 3, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in SO1314. It's free and anyone interested in learning more about this profession is welcome to attend. Contact the Program Director Michael Bryant to RSVP.
Job requirements include:
- Spending a great deal of time in the field
- Inspecting and auditing work sites, and applying a a wide range of laws, regulations, policies and procedures to new and existing conditions
- Researching, developing and implementing programs to correct safety and health problems
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals assist in anticipating, identifying, and controlling unsafe working conditions. As an OSH professional, you will assist employers in complying laws and standards.
Assistance may include written reports, programs, training and on site monitoring of toxic chemicals, noise, and hazardous waste. OSH professionals interact with all levels of management, engineers and employees.
As a specialist, you will need specific written and verbal skills to inform and train employees in safe work practices.
This program works closely with the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers and is listed in their national directory of College and University Programs.
Surprise-GateWay Training Facility
11401 N. 136th Ave.
Surprise, AZ 85374
Environmental, Health, and Safety EHS Leader**
Health and Safety Tech**
Plant Safety Leader**
Certificate of Completion in Occupational Safety and Health Technology: $2,987*
Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety and Health Technology: $6,169*
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* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2016-2017 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.
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