Help keep workplaces, and the environment, safe.
A workplace accident. A salmonella outbreak. A chemical spill. Incidents like these happen every day. Professionals in the field of environmental and occupational health recognize potential problems and prevent or mitigate the damage they might cause.
Certificate Program in Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)
Our online Certificate Program in Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) is one of the leading workplace health and safety training programs of its kind in Canada. You will learn about the latest Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations related to workplace health and safety, strategies for meeting the health needs of employees in the workplace, and how to manage the impacts of the workplace on employee safety and the environment.
Whether you are already working in the field and want to specialize in occupational, environmental and health training, or looking for a career in a rapidly expanding field, this program will expand your career options by teaching you skills that you can put to use in many areas, such as:
- emergency management
- illness and injury prevention
- occupational hygiene
- hazardous waste management
- environmental protection
The EOH program is recognized by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) as having met the CRSP application eligibility requirements for Factor 1 (Formal Education) and is a recipient of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering Project Minerva Canada Award. This program is offered exclusively online.
Our program offers:
- The flexibility of online learning allows you to learn from anywhere, in a format that supports the opportunity to continue working while pursuing your studies
- Part time or fast-track options available- you determine your program schedule to fit into your lifestyle
- The opportunity to learn from respected industry professionals
- Learner support – you will be supported along the way by an administrative and technical support team who will ensure you get the help you need to succeed
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Environmental Health Economics
Hazardous Waste Management
Health Protection Technology
Human Health Risk Assessment
Occupational and Environmental Health Law
Occupational Health Hazards
Risk Management: Perception and Communication
Safety Program Management
Courses open for registration
Courses open for registration
This new flexible certificate allows you to create your own program by choosing courses from the wide range of diploma and certificate programs offered in the Division of Continuing Studies. You can customize a course of study to meet your specific learning needs and objectives.
Gain a competitive edge in the workforce with our occupational health and safety training program, which incorporates a progressive environmental component. Available 100% online - learn from anywhere.
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My job requires frequent travel and the flexibility of UVic's online program, plus advanced online tools and databases, made it possible to study from anywhere. Having previously completed an undergraduate and graduate degree in a traditional/on-campus program, I was highly impressed with the quality of education, instructors and students associated with the online program.Read Story
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Many years ago, as a lab instructor in Biochemistry and Microbiology, I had occasional interaction with the staff in UVic's department of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (OHSE), and always thought, “that seems like a fun and intRead Story
The EOH program was very different, in a great way, than other more conventional educational paths I have taken. I have previously attended other post-secondary institutions in a classroom environment and was surprised by how interactive the UVic distance learning experience was.Read Story
I started my career in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) about 12 years ago when I graduated in Belgium as an occupational health nurse. After working there in OHS for about six years, I moved to Victoria to get married and start a new life.Read Story