Welcome to the Safety and Health Management Program at Central Washington University. The program prepares excellent occupational safety and health professionals.
Occupational safety and health (OS&H) professionals are essential members of any organization. Through hazard analysis and risk reduction, they create healthy work settings for companies in industries such as agriculture, petrochemical, government, construction, insurance, manufacturing, mining, services, and transportation. OS&H professionals use the concepts and principles of business management, chemistry, enforcement, engineering, health, industrial hygiene, mathematics, physics, physiology, psychology, risk management, and statistics in the workplace to prevent harm to people, property, and the environment.
A 2011 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) assessment of the OS&H workforce found that employers expect to hire more than 25,000 OS&H professionals during the next 10 years. In January 2012, annual wages of OS&H specialists were around $72,000, with entry-level salaries of around $50,000. A salary survey by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) determined the average salary of an employee with a four-year OS&H management degree was $74,630. O&SH professionals are geared toward protecting human lives, which provides tremendous job satisfaction. The BCSP survey also found that 90 percent of workers were either satisfied or very satisfied with their careers. It is a career that makes a difference in our society.
The Central Safety Center will be offering OSHA 10-Hour Certification Training for Construction andScientist To Explain The Impending Redefinition Of The Kilogram
In 2018, the kilogram, the last of the seven base SI units that is still defined in terms of a materDeep Foundations Workshop
CWU Construction Management will host this event on Friday Oct. 24th 2014, 8am -noon, in Hogue room