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Introduction to Environmental Health and Safety

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CMGT 4301

Delivery Method
Fully online
Tuition | Fees

About This Course

While OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) remains the governmental regulatory agency, the responsibility for the occupational safety and health of employees has evolved into an integral part of a variety of industries, including construction, health care, oil and gas extraction, and many more. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental health and safety standards and their application to the management of workplace injury prevention and health promotion.

Sample textbook: Basics of Occupational Safety, Third Edition. ISBN-13: 0134678710

Sample course topics: Safety and health, accidents, OSH act, ergonomic hazards, mechanical hazards, pressure hazards, industrial hygiene, violence, and vibration hazards. 


Jean Cranston
Jean Cranston

MS, industrial safety, University of Minnesota Duluth; BS, environmental and public health, University of Wisconsin−Eau Claire

Jean is employed as a safety professional in the Department of Environmental Health and Safety on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. She has over 20 years of experience in industrial hygiene, environmental health, and safety. Jean is certified as a safety professional with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist with the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

  • CMGT 4301 – Introduction to Environmental Health and Safety
  • CMGT 4302 – Environmental Health Principles