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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Engineering Technology: Environmental Health & Safety Management Certificate (EHSF-CC)

Location(s): Three Rivers

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

This certificate enables students to apply their Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Management skills in any workplace setting. Environmental occupational health and safety, an important factor in all workplaces and schools, is a set of laws requiring various environmental management and occupational, health, and safety standards to be met. Having an EH&S management certificate affords students the opportunity to obtain work, gain promotions, or continue their education. Many credits in this certificate can be applied towards an Associate of Science degree in Environmental Engineering Technology.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply environmental, safety and health management skills in workplace settings.
  • Implement written workplace procedures in the environmental, health and safety fields.
  • Describe concepts of workplace safety and environmental management and be able to understand the roles and responsibilities of the EHS professionals and the decision-making process involved in everyday situations.
  • Provide guidance in planning and implementing practices that promote safety and prevent workplace accidents.
  • Utilize communication and interpersonal skills to establish the respect and authority an EHS professional needs to surmount institutional barriers for employee well-being and environmental protection.
  • Recognize the limitations of human capabilities in the workplace.
  • Identify workplace hazards, find the means to reform unsafe procedures and behaviors, and establish engineering and management controls to reduce hazards.
  • Explain product safety requirements of the marketplace and describe engineering and management techniques to meet them.