Occupational Health and Safety

People working in almost every industry need in-depth, applied knowledge of occupational health and safety (OHS). Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is an acknowledged leader in OHS training and development.

The knowledge and skills you acquire here will lead to career success and, most importantly, to safe and healthy workplaces.

Our Certificates

The Chang School’s Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and Certificate in Advanced Safety Management are made up of courses that are part of Ryerson’s BASc in Occupational and Public Health. This provides quality assurance for learners and employers. It also gives you “advanced standing” (meaning credits from the certificate can be transferred to the degree) if you decide to continue on to the degree program (please visit the School of Occupational and Public Health if that route interests you).

Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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Our Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety began in 1979. Since then it’s been acknowledged as the forerunner of OHS education in Canada.

You can complete the certificate on campus, through the convenience of distance education, or through a combination of both modes. Numerous courses are also offered in intensive format to help you accelerate your studies.

Certificate in Advanced Safety Management

Recently, there’s been a growing demand for specialists in safety management. To meet that need, in Fall 2004 we launched a Certificate in Advanced Safety Management.

This leading-edge program will allow you to focus on specific, safety-related topics, including:

  • accident theory and analysis
  • safety evaluation and control
  • systems management

Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership

In Fall 2018 we launched the Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership.

This program allows you to learn from industry experts and gain knowledge to lead health and safety from a management perspective. Courses focus on project management, leadership, ethics, and ability management.

Open House

Attend one of our free Open House sessions to learn more about how our OHS certificates can help you reach your personal and career goals.

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