Executive Program in Safety Management

Align safety with your organizational goals, increase the success of your safety management system and develop clear communication with management. Take the seminars: Delivering a High-Performance Safety Management System; Managing the Business Aspects of Safety; and Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks and Environmental Exposures individually or complete all of them towards achievement of the Executive Program in Safety Management Certificate.

Executive Program

Safety professionals from different industries and specialties confront real-world concepts and challenges. Whether targeting consumers, employees or the environment, safety performance excellence arises from a well-developed safety management system and clear communication with management. Designed to maximize safety system performance, this program will help you improve the performance of your safety management effort, develop loss reduction strategies and align safety with the business goals of your organization.

Improve your ability to:

  • Assess the performance of your safety management effort
  • Determine the most appropriate safety management system for your organization
  • Develop loss reduction strategies to address risks that impact your organization
  • Better manage the business aspects of your operation
  • Influence safety culture

The Certificate from the Executive Program in Safety Management may be taken to complete the Certificate in the Executive Program in Safety Management or each seminar can be studied independently as continuing education. To receive the certificate participants must successfully complete three required seminars and electives that together total 7.5 CEUs in a period of five years.


Delivering a High-Performance Safety Management System

Dates: 6/7, 6/8

How effective is your safety management system? Designed to assess the effectiveness of your system, this seminar evaluates methods and enables you to continuously measure your safety management efforts.

  • Safety management approaches and techniques
    • Human behavior
    • Zero incidents
    • Six Sigma
    • International system standards
    • VPP as a model
    • Critical management activities
    • Managing safety for profit
    • Return on investment
  • Integrating safety management in the management process
  • System effectiveness by measuring and interpreting results
  • Leading indicators, corporate-wide standards and international system standards
  • Safety design standards for new processes, equipment and systems

Managing the Business Aspects of Safety

Dates: 6/12, 6/13, 6/14

As your career in the safety profession advances, you will see that connecting the dots between safety management and business objectives is a must. This seminar will help you better understand the business aspects of safety and enable you to communicate them effectively with senior management. Through stimulated discussions, learn what business tactics work best and develop an efficient way to integrate a safety system into your company.

  • Business communications and ethics
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Human resource management
  • Risk management
  • Insurance and claims management
  • Legal liability and contract language
  • Crisis management
  • Corporate security
  • Developing corporate systems for training, education and resource information

Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks and Environmental Exposures

Dates: 6/5, 6/6

Go beyond accident prevention and learn how to assume responsibility for the health and environmental challenges within your organization.

  • Environmental liability exposures
  • Occupational health risks
  • Implementation and management of ergonomics
  • Risk assessment process
  • Waste management
  • Environmental considerations
  • Regulatory dealings
  • Managing major losses
  • Process safety management