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Advanced Safety and Health Management Certificate

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Advanced Safety and Health Management Certificate

Be sure to review program requirements for this certificate

Help your organization use safety and workplace dynamics to positively influence productivity and business objectives with our Advanced Safety and Health Management Certificate. You’ll learn why accidents happen and how to prevent them. You’ll also learn how to improve the performance of human systems, such as training, hiring, and safety to increase your bottom line while reducing costs.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.
  • This certificate does not require an application.
  • Core courses taken for one certificate may not be used as an elective for another certificate.
How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.


  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some programs offer discounts for course bundling.


  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a bundle if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including credit card, purchase order, a private loan (upon request), and VA benefits for certain programs.


  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.
  • Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

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Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

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A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.


Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for safety professionals in upper management, lower-level supervisors, consultants, facilities directors, and anyone involved in operating safety and health management programs.

How You Will Benefit

  • Measure and improve the performance of safety and safety programs.
  • Improve the operations of a variety of human systems at your organization.
  • Learn how to manage legal issues.
  • Understand how to use Process Hazard Analysis.
  • Grow Your Professional Network
  • Taught by Experts in the Field

Course Offerings

Requirement B
Human Performance: Understanding Human Error (EST 7124P)

Human error is often identified as the cause of many accidents. However, it is the beginning rather than the endpoint in truly understanding both accident causation and safety performance. In this course, you'll gain an understanding of human performance (HP) and its critical role for effe...

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Introduction to Human Systems Integration (DEF 4504P)

Technology may lead the way, but it's up to real live humans to make sure it's built to meet the needs of fellow human users. In this Introduction to Human Systems Integration (HSI) course, discover how to address human-related issues in system development in an integrated manner. Expl...

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Value-Added Safety: Combining Lean Enterprise and Safety Management (EST 7015P)

Corporate environmental, health & safety (EHS) programs can be transformed from the traditional cost-center model to a value-generating contributor through the application of lean enterprise (continuous process improvement) methods. Value-Added Safety is an integrated problem solving appro...

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Requirement C (choose three)
Foundations of Leadership for Safety Excellence (EST 7139P)

Leadership development is vital to every aspect of organizational performance and is critical to the development of a high performance safety culture. However, many managers have never been taught how to lead the safety effort. To achieve safety excellence, leaders must exhibit specific traits...

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Human Performance II - Implementation (EST 7134P)

Human Performance II - Implementation focuses on the principles and tools for error reduction and illustrates how to put them into practice. You will receive concrete and practical guidance on how to implement these principles in your own organization to improve organizational and individual s...

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Make sure it's legal! In this course, private sector and governmental personnel from all types of industries will present detailed information on managing legal issues that affect construction, engineering, and safety for projects that are performed in general industry, commercial, and ind...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • SEP 25, 2023 - SEP 25, 2023
    Register by SEP 22, 2023
Modern Theories in Accident Causation (EST 7127P)

Organizations have been trying to determine the cause of accidents in the workplace since Heinrich’s Study of the Cause of Industrial Accidents was released in the 1920s. While most of Heinrich’s theories have been disproven and superseded by more modern theories, the use of his ro...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • JUN 20, 2023 - JUN 21, 2023
    Register by JUN 16, 2023
    Atlanta, GA

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