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University of Illinois at Chicago Great Lakes Centers

Company description

The Great Lakes Centers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health is pleased to announce the upcoming start of the 8th season of the Global Program in Occupational Health Practice (GPOHP).  The Program is a completely online, instructor led series of three courses, leading to a Certificate in either Occupational Hygiene or Occupational Health. This curriculum is is based in a World Health Organization collaborating center and is taught by numerous faculty members who are experts in their field. To date, over 100 students from all regions of the world have taken these courses.

The Occupational Hygiene track is for engineers, managers, hygienists, safety professionals and technicians who are responsible for health and safety in companies, as well as governmental agencies. Hygiene track students take a course in Occupational Hygiene and Risk Control, where they learn to identify, monitor, and reduce workplace hazards. Students of the hygiene track may elect to complete additional OHTA modules embedded in the Occupational Hygiene and Risk Control course to prepare for OHTA certification examinations.

The following courses are offered for the Global Program in Occupational Health Practice Hygiene track certificate:

Course 1 - Foundations of Occupational Safety, Health and Hygiene Practice

Course 2B - Occupational Hygiene and Risk Control

Course 3 - Management of Occupational Safety, Health and Hygiene Programs

Training Courses

All OHLearning courses at the Intermediate Level are taught online.

2011-2012 OHTA Approved Trainer Year 1 completed
2012-2013 OHTA Approved Trainer Year 2 completed
2013-2014 OHTA Approved Trainer Year 3 completed
2014-2015 OHTA Approved Trainer Year 4 completed
2015-2016 OHTA Approved Trainer Year 5 completed

1. September 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017 

2B. January 2, 2018 - March 12, 2018 

3. March 26, 2018 - June 3, 2018

Contact details

Person: Linda Forst, MD, MPH
Languages offered: English
Web occupationalhealthuic.com
Address: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences UIC School of Public Health, MC 922 2121 W. Taylor Chicago, Illinois 60612
Tel 312-355-3500
Fax 312-413-9898
Email GlobalprogramOHP@gmail.com

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