Principles of Occupational Safety & Health Online Course - National Safety Council

The certificate in Principles of Occupational Safety and Health 3rd Edition (POSH) is an intensive four-day course covering 19 topics that provide a solid understanding of fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The course focuses on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program.

POSH is a great introduction for anyone new to safety responsibilities and an excellent review for experienced safety practitioners.


You Will Learn:

  • How to examine prior incidents to help you avoid mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of your safety initiatives
  • Record-keeping to prevent injuries and meet OSHA requirements
  • How to develop and emergency action plan
  • How to plan and conduct safety inspections
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan


The Course

4 Days (32 hours)

2.6 NSC CEUs

Member: $1,295

Nonmember: $1,650

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NSC Advanced Safety Certificate

Completion of POSH qualifies you to pursue the NSC Advanced Safety Certificate, a nationally recognized safety program that sharpens your safety and leadership skills so you can drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization.

For individuals on a career path in safety, this program provides a clear roadmap and best-in-class education to meet many industry-leading certification requirements. Learn More.

Who Benefits from POSH

  • Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety practitioners
  • Safety committee members
  • Operations managers
  • Loss control managers
  • Human resource managers
  • Anyone else with safety and health responsibilities in an organization

Register today and get the confidence you need to implement a comprehensive safety process in your organization.