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The Occupational Hygiene and Safety major at Ohio University prepares students to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control workplace environmental factors that may affect the health, safety, security, comfort, and productivity of the worker. The program also introduces students to policy issues critical to worker health and safety in the US. With new technologies emerging every day, the hygiene and safety professional’s job function remains critical to the health and well being of workers, their employers, the community, and the environment.

Upon completion of the program:
  • Students will be able to demonstrate entry-level professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Students will be able to perform methods, techniques, and activities at a professional entry level.
  • Students will be able to collect data and formulate conclusions, strategies and solutions to professional standards.
  • Students will be able to describe essential facets of the profession.


School/Faculty/Department Department of Social and Public Health - Occupational Hygiene and Safety
Annual enrolment: 25
Scholarships and Awards: See the University website for details

Qualifications offered

B.S., Occupational Hygiene and Safety Major (B.S.O.H.S) Full-time 2+2 (4 years total)
Certificate, Workplace Health & Safety Part-time 1 semester


Web https://catalogs.ohio.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=57&poid=15745&returnto=4437
Post Ohio University
College of Health Sciences and Professions
Department of Social and Public Health
Grover Center W324
Athens, OH 45701
Tel 740.593.4675
Email ryant@ ohio.edu