Safety management is a critical component of all construction and industrial settings.
The safety management field is growing, with a lot of opportunities for employment and upward mobility.
Our 4-year Safety Managment program, offered through the Health Sciences Department, will prepare you as a safety manager for the natural gas and energy industries as well as numerous occupational health and safety positions that serve other regional industries.
The program integrates the health and human perspectives with the technical and applied sciences related to the safety science discipline. The program addresses the human factors of the safety profession with a focus on communication, ethics, leadership, psychology, and other aspects of occupational health and safety. It also covers the essential components of safety management including: policy, risk management, safety assurance, and safety promotion.
When you graduate you will be prepared to:
Practice the roles and responsibilities of professional safety managers
Communicate effectively regarding safety in various settings
Describe the major objectives and operational characteristics of the gas industry
Identify and apply relevant laws, standards, and regulations that affect personal and environmental safety
Think critically about the safety management needs of Marcellus or other industrial worksite operations during both routine and emergency situations
Deal constructively with the safety management needs of Marcellus or other industrial worksite operations during both routine and emergency situations
Describe the critical human factors that affect the safety of Marcellus and other industrial operations
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and ethical decision making
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