Occupational safety is a critical national issue that must be addressed by individuals in all settings. Individuals employed in this discipline are focused on building and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment that complies with local, state and federal regulations.
Tarrant County College prepares students to perform a wide variety of analytical tests and procedures that are essential in maintaining a healthy and safe working environment. Our graduates add value to an organization because they:
The Tarrant County College Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology Program familiarizes students with the roles and functions of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), all of which set health and safety standards.
Students who successfully complete the two-year program earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree that prepares them for employment as an analyst, technician or specialist in such fields as occupational safety, environmental technology or hazardous materials management.
The Certificate of Completion is offered for students seeking positions as environmental health and safety technicians.
Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology Department at the Northwest Campus prior to registering.
Ali Williamson - Program Coordinator
Updated February 19, 2015