The Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Management (OSHM) degree is designed to prepare individuals for entry level safety management positions while at the same time setting the stage for professional certification. The demand for competent, fully-qualified safety professionals continues to grow in Michigan and the rest of the country and Grand Valley has played a major role in providing individuals who meet the educational requirements to succeed in the safety profession.  

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Vision

To create a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, ethical behavior, and encourages life long learning.

Mission

To prepare exceptional professionals who will impact the safety and health of today and tomorrow's workforce.

Core Values

  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Respect and appreciation of differences
  • Life long learning
  • Social responsibility

News

OSH Student Receives Excellence-in-a-Discipline Award

May 04, 2020

The Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Management Department is proud to congratulate Trevor Hartmann, recipient of the OSH Excellence-in-a-Discipline Award.

Occupational Safety & Health Students Create Guidelines for Local Hospital

April 29, 2020

Six senior Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Management students stepped up to create guidance for a local hospital to improve the administration of respirator fit testing as well as implementation of proper cleaning products and safety apparel.

Occupational Safety & Health Student Demonstrates How to Make a Bandanna Mask

April 15, 2020

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that people wear face masks out in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Occupational Safety & Health student, Kasey Wesley, took it upon herself to create a mask-making tutorial.

Occupational Safety & Health Management Donates Medical Supplies

March 25, 2020

The Occupational Safety & Health Management department stepped up to assist with the current shortage of protective gear for medical workers by donating their stock of laboratory supplies.

B.S. IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT ACCREDITED BY ABET

August 27, 2019

GVSU's B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management has been accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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