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Safety Management

Technical Certificate

14 Credits | Less than 1 year

Ashland*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*

*Combination of Online, Your Choice, In-Person and ITV (Interactive Television) Instruction

Take responsibility for developing, overseeing and managing the safety issues in your organization! Safety mangers have the opportunity to do just this.

Program Overview

The Safety Management certificate prepares you to manage, promote and oversee all aspects of safety in the workplace. You’ll study state and federal safety regulations and learn how to manage industrial safety reports. By completing this, you will be ready to manage safety systems and reporting processes that are becoming more prevalent in business and industry today.

Program Outcomes

The Safety Management certificate will prepare you to:

  • Handle state and federal OSHA paperwork and reporting processes
  • Establish an effective safety management program for an organization
  • Design preventative programs to reduce and/or eliminate injuries in the workplace
  • Work with employees to maintain and enhance safe working conditions in the workplace
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WITC is large enough to serve you but small enough to know you. The experienced faculty are knowledgeable, approachable and eager to help. The sizes of your classes will allow for the attention you deserve.

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You’ll study state and federal safety regulations and learn how to manage industrial safety reports. When you complete the Safety Management certificate, you’ll be able to handle state and federal OSHA paperwork and reporting processes, establish an effective safety management program for an organization, design preventative programs to reduce and/or eliminate injuries in the workplace, and work with employees to maintain and enhance safe working conditions in the workplace.

Cutting-Edge, Relevant Curriculum

Continuous networking with business professionals, employers and recent graduates keeps your courses up to date and applicable to your future career.  

Real-World Based

The curriculum centers on what actually happens in the world of business within the WITC region, as well as nationally and internationally.

Pair with a Related Program

Enhance your education and marketability by adding this certificate to the full Leadership Development associate degree program. 


Designed to be project oriented, you’ll be able to apply your skills in order to design, implement and manage a working safety management program.

Explore the Curriculum

Featured Safety Management Courses

| 3 CR
An introduction to safety and loss prevention in the workplace with an emphasis on the supervisor's responsibility for maintaining a safe, productive environment. Students will study safety concepts, hazard controls, developing safety and health programs, and federal- and state-mandated regulations.
| 2 CR
This course is designed for students to examine and gain working knowledge of the major OSHA Industrial Safety standards and paperwork process. Students will review, discuss and develop plans of action to implement OSHA requirements in the workplace.
| 3 CR
In Personal Skills for Supervisors, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with the time management, stress, and related challenges to a supervisor. Each learner will demonstrate the application of time management techniques, personal planning, continuous learning, valuing rights and responsibilities of others, effective communication, assertiveness, and dealing effectively with stress.

Admissions and Tuition

WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one step: simply fill out an application form. That's it!

Tuition and Fees

WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

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Estimated Total Program Costs 2019-20*

Safety Management

14 Credits | Less than 1 year


$326 for books (including tax)

*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 

After the WITC Safety Management Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Safety Management certificate. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220


Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195


New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339


Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243



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