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Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program

Strengthen Your Workplace Through Knowledge

States in New England are enacting laws requiring safety measures be at least as protective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) for state and municipal employees. The goal is to stem the high human and financial toll of workplace injury, illness and death. Public sector employees face just as many on-the-job risks and dangers as those in the private sector. By participating in educational courses meeting OSHA’s learning objectives, workers learn to protect not only themselves, but fellow employees. Achievement of a certificate in Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals, signed by the OSHA Directorate of Training and Education, pays off in employee well-being and saves the taxpayers costly workers compensation costs. By creating and sustaining a culture of workplace safety, everyone wins!

Occupational Safety & Health Education for Public Sector Employees

  • Learn from OSHA Education Center master instructors and adjunct faculty/ Keene State College
  • Course learning objectives designed for successful outcomes
  • Networking in the classroom enhances education exponentially
  • Opportunities to advance to an OSHA Outreach Trainer in Construction, General Industry, Maritime, or Disaster Site Work to teach Department of Labor ten and thirty hour outreach classes in your workplace
  • Continuing Education Units, Certification Maintenance Points, Training Contact Hours

Why is this certificate program unique?
Designed for, but not restricted to, public sector workers seeking to strengthen current efforts in workplace safety, it is the only certificate signed by the Directorate of Training and Education/OSHA.

Program Structure:
To earn the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate in Construction or General Industry, participants must complete a minimum of seven OSHA Training Institute Education courses comprised of required and elective courses representing a minimum of 68 contact hours, prior to fee payment and application for the program.

Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Program Requirements: Applicants for Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals certificate(s) must complete all required courses prior to submitting the certificate completion form. See registration forms for further instructions

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Learn More About Process Safety Management

Keene State College adjunct faculty member, Mark Haskins, explains the necessity of Process Safety Management training (NCSH 481)

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