Offered by the Department of Geosciences
Professor Dodson (chairperson)
Associate Professor Demchak
Assistant Professor Kennedy, Kopf, Shears, Stocks
Instructors Dillon, Guignard, Dom, Wilson
Environmental Health and Safety is a critical component of most construction, industrial, business and government settings. This program provides students with basic knowledge and professional skills in safety science and management. Special attention is given to OSHA rules and regulations covering the workplace. Students in this program receive specific preparation for managing work site safety. Coursework covers studies in areas as diverse as communication and leadership, the regulation of health and safety, and related environmental issues. Graduates will want to consider sitting for the examinations that lead to recognition as a Certified Safety Professional.
The Mansfield BS Program in Environmental Health and Safety will prepare graduates for:
- Professional careers in safety management
- Entrance to the examination to qualify as a Certified Safety Professional.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students completing Mansfield’s BS Program in Environmental Health and Safety will be prepared to:
- Lead others in promoting safe work sites
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of professional safety managers
- Identify and apply the relevant laws, standards, and regulations that affect personal and environmental safety
- Think critically about and react constructively to the safety management needs during both routine and emergency situations
- Describe the critical human factors that affect health and safety in the workplace
- Communicate effectively regarding safety in various settings
- Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and ethical decision making.