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Certificate in Principles of Safety

Principles of Occupational Safety & Health

Our Certificate in Principles of Safety provides you with solid knowledge of safety practices and terminology. You'll get the confidence you need to implement a comprehensive safety process in your organization.
  • Get a balanced perspective of the full scope of occupational safety and health issues.
  • Organize and communicate an effective safety program.
  • Learn techniques to identify and target hazards specific to your organization, and take actions to prevent incidents and related costs.

Here's what you'll learn:


  • How OSHA affects your organization.
  • Uses and benefits of recordkeeping to prevent injuries and illness ­ and meet OSHA requirements.
  • The reason behind safety inspections and how to effectively plan and conduct them.
  • The who, what, when, where, and how of incident investigations.
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan.
  • Components of the communication process and how to improve the effectiveness of safety messages.
  • How to section and reduce:
    • Anticipate recognize, evaluate and control hazards, and determine an acceptable level of risk.
    • Create an effective safety team and facilitate productive safety meetings.
    • Define ergonomics, assess ergonomic risk factors, and recommend corrective actions.
    • Determine when personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used and ways to increase employee acceptance of PPE.
    • Develop an emergency action plan.
    • Use a safety orientation program to improve employee performance and reduce incidents and costs.
    • Implement various employee involvement techniques.

Here's what's new:


In just four days, you'll get the best of POSH, plus five all-new modules:
  • Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control
  • Employee Involvement
  • Safety Training
  • Safety Teams and Committees
  • Emergency Action Planning
  • We've reviewed and updated the whole program, with more emphasis on best practices for implementing and managing a safety management system.
  • For your convenience, we now offer POSH two ways: as an intensive four-day course or presented in a series of four one-day courses. Call your local Chapter for details.
  • Resource CD now included with more than 75 valuable reference documents, including: Self Inspection Checklist, Job Safety Analysis Form, Causal Factors Checklist, and a variety of OSHA tools and fact sheets.

Course fee includes over $350 worth of reference materials, including Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Administration & Programs CD; Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Engineering & Technology CD; Injury Facts CD-ROM; and Resource CD.

4-day course
2.6 NSC CEUs, 2.6 COCs
Fee: Member, $1,295; Nonmember $1,650
Membership fees must be paid at the time of course registration to qualify for the discount.

Pricing and course timespan may vary at some locations, as indicated. Contact the administering office directly for additional information in those instances.





DateLocationAdministering office 
July 29 - August 1, 2014 Sioux City, IA Iowa-Illinois Safety Council
iiscadmin@iisc.org
http://www.iisc.org/
(515) 276-4724
Submit
Registration
August 4-7, 2014 Youngstown, OH Northern Ohio Chapter
info@nscnohio.org
http://www.nscnohio.org/
(800) 715-0358 or (330) 747-8657
Submit
Registration
August 11-14, 2014 Madison, WI Wisconsin Safety Council
wsc@wisafetycouncil.org
http://www.wisafetycouncil.org
(800) 236-3400 or (608) 258-3400, ext 3030
Submit
Registration
August 11-14, 2014 Raleigh, NC Safety and Health Council of North Carolina (Raleigh office)
susanm@safetync.org
http://www.safetync.org/
(919) 719-9814
Submit
Registration
August 11-14, 2014 Chicago, IL Chicago Chapter
chicago@nsc.org
http://train.nsc.org/
(800) 621-7619
Submit
Registration
August 11-14, 2014 Fargo, ND North Dakota Safety Council
ndsc@ndsc.org
http://www.ndsc.org/
(800) 932-8890 or (701) 223-6372
Submit
Registration
August 18-21, 2014 Shreveport, LA Ark-La-Tex Chapter
safety@nscaltchapter.org
http://list.nsc.org/arklatex
(318) 687-7550
Submit
Registration
August 25-28, 2014 Dallas, TX Texas Chapter
california@nsc.org

(770) 729-0077
Submit
Registration
September 15-18, 2014 Springfield, MO Safety Council of the Ozarks
dbiggs@nscozarks.org
http://www.nscozarks.org/
(800) 334-1349
Submit
Registration
Sept 22-26 2014 Ocean City, MD Chesapeake Region Safety Council
safety@chesapeakesc.org
http://www.chesapeakesc.org
(800) 875-4770 or (410) 298-4770
Submit
Registration
October 6, 7, 9, 10, 2014 Sioux Falls, SD South Dakota Safety Council
swenson@southdakotacouncil.org
http://www.southdakotasafetycouncil.org/
(605) 361-7785
Submit
Registration
October 6-9, 2014 New Orleans, LA National Safety Council, South Louisiana Chapter
beth@metrosafety.org
http://www.metrosafety.org/
(504) 888-7618
Submit
Registration
October 6-9, 2014 Harrisburg, PA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
October 6-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
October 7-10, 2014 Bismarck, ND North Dakota Safety Council
ndsc@ndsc.org
http://www.ndsc.org/
(800) 932-8890 or (701) 223-6372
Submit
Registration
November 3-6, 2014 Youngstown, OH Northern Ohio Chapter
info@nscnohio.org
http://www.nscnohio.org/
(800) 715-0358 or (330) 747-8657
Submit
Registration
November 3-6, 2014 Los Angeles, CA California Chapter
california@nsc.org

(770) 729-0077
Submit
Registration
November 11-14, 2014 Springfield, MA Safety Council of Western New England
info@scwne.org
http://www.scwne.org/
(800) 359-9717; (413) 783-1632
Submit
Registration
November 17-21, 2014 Baltimore, MD Chesapeake Region Safety Council
safety@chesapeakesc.org
http://www.chesapeakesc.org
(800) 875-4770 or (410) 298-4770
Submit
Registration
November 17-20, 2014 Houston, TX Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
December 1-4, 2014 Dallas, TX Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
December 1-4, 2014 Charlotte, NC Safety and Health Council of North Carolina
karenb@safetync.org
http://www.safetync.org/
(704) 644-4200
Submit
Registration
December 2-5, 2014 Fargo, ND North Dakota Safety Council
ndsc@ndsc.org
http://www.ndsc.org/
(800) 932-8890 or (701) 223-6372
Submit
Registration
December 8-11, 2014 Orlando, FL Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
December 15-18, 2014 Chicago, IL Chicago Chapter
chicago@nsc.org
http://train.nsc.org/
(800) 621-7619
Submit
Registration
January 5-8, 2015 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Chapter
main@acnsc.org
http://www.acnsc.org/
(602) 264-2394
Submit
Registration
January 5-8, 2015 Atlanta, GA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
January 12-15, 2015 Dallas, TX Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
January 12-15, 2015 Youngstown, OH Northern Ohio Chapter
info@nscnohio.org
http://www.nscnohio.org/
(800) 715-0358 or (330) 747-8657
Submit
Registration
January 13-16, 2015 Des Moines, IA Iowa-Illinois Safety Council
iiscadmin@iisc.org
http://www.iisc.org/
(515) 276-4724
Submit
Registration
February 9-12, 2015 Weehawken, NJ Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
March 16-19, 2015 Atlanta, GA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
March 23-26, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
April 20-23, 2015 Los Angeles, CA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
May 4-7, 2015 Dallas, TX Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
May 12-15, 2015 Chicago, IL Chicago Chapter
chicago@nsc.org
http://train.nsc.org/
(800) 621-7619
Submit
Registration
June 15-18, 2015 Los Angeles, CA Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration
June 22-25, 2015 Houston, TX Georgia Chapter
georgia@nsc.org

(800) 441-5103 or 770-729-0077
Submit
Registration

 
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