Health and Safety for Workers: Laws and Regulations

Learn the relevant laws and regulations pertaining to occupational health and safety, including Cal/OSHA and federal OSHA; criminal considerations, such as supervisors’ and managers’ responsibilities; workers’ compensation jurisdiction, claims and benefits; the claims process and program administration; and legal liability. Case studies illustrate both simple and complex issues. 

Administering health and safety programs requires up-to-the-minute, working knowledge of laws and regulations. Learn to use the Internet to research the most current regulations during a computer lab session. This course is for individuals who have interests in, or responsibilities for, administering occupational health and safety programs. This is a required course for the Workplace Health and Safety Manager Certificate Program.

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method

Association Credits

State Bar of California (MCLE)
14.00 MCLE hours


One Capitol Mall

1 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA, 95814

One Capitol Mall

One Capitol Mall 1 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA, 95814

Section Notes

This class is scheduled to be held in-person. See our COVID Information page for a complete list of safety policies and requirements for entering the classroom.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.


Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.