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A Culture Of Workplace Safety Starts With You

Online Health and Safety Training from UC Davis

Whether you are an aspiring safety professional or growing in a new role, get the training you need from our Occupational Health and Safety Program. Taught be experienced professionals, there is no better place to receive a comprehensive education that will keep you ahead of a constantly evolving safety landscape.


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An Education Partner with Options that Meet Your Needs

  • Online and in-person courses
  • REHS credit
  • Custom training for public agencies and private companies
  • Introductory and advanced classes for workplace health and safety professionals
  • A 9-course professional certificate program

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A Range of Relevant Course Topics

  • Emergency preparation
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire safety
  • HAZWOPER (8 and 24 hour)
  • Health and safety program development
  • Industrial hygiene and hazard control
  • Incident investigation

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A Professional Certificate for Aspiring Safety Managers

  • Get comprehensive safety training with our Workplace Health and Safety Manager Certificate Program
  • 9 courses that give you marketable, job-ready skills in health and safety
  • Individual course: $625-$790
  • Full cost: $5,190-5,900

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What You’ll Get

  • UC-quality education
  • Flexible learning options
  • Class projects and real-world case studies that provide you with a clear understanding of planning challenges and best practices
  • Practical skills you’ll be able to apply in your job immediately
  • Free, personalized career resources that help you develop your professional goals, build a career plan, hone communication and interview skills, and more.

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Who This Program Is For

  • People new to a safety role or hoping to enter the field
  • HR personnel tasked with overseeing safety and ergonomic standards
  • Supervisors and foremen in the construction and industrial industries
  • Small businesses owners

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Career-enhancing Outcomes for Safety Professionals


Vicky Udomvaranon

“I highly recommend the Workplace Health and Safety Manager Certificate Program because it prepares you for a career in the health and safety industry.”

Vicky Udomvaranon, facilities coordinator, San Francisco


Juan Vina

“UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education is definitely one of the first places I recommend staff go to for training.”

Juan Viña, master technician, Genentech

About UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education


We are the professional development arm of the University of California, Davis, a tier-one research institution ranked 6th among top public universities in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Best Colleges). For over 60 years, we have focused on workforce development by blending the distinctive academic expertise of UC Davis with practical training designed to immediately improve capability and job performance.




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