Health and Safety

Course Description

Focus is on health and safety management in the workplace. Emphasis is on how to protect employees, reduce illness and injury on the job, and develop a safety culture. OSHA required training, inspections, and postings and labeling will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • Locate and evaluate internet sites on health and safety in the workplace.
  • Discuss the role of safety, health and environmental management in an organization.
  • Discuss OSHA and Safety and Health Regulations.
  • Develop a plan for employee training according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Develop a plan for protection of employees according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Discuss the role of the health department and other governmental agencies in inspection and oversight in business and industry.
  • List ten potential food safety hazards found in any eating establishment.

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

School of Health and Human Services

“Our faculty members are nationally recognized across a broad spectrum of health profession disciplines and prepare students for success in the ever-evolving health care field.”
School of Health and Human Services
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