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Industrial Safety


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Course level: Upper Division

This course provides students with an overview of safety issues that could be experienced by security personnel as first responders in various work environment emergencies. It includes a review of OSHA, EPA, and National Fire Code safety regulations and provides methods for identifying and correcting environmental risk factors related to hazardous materials, fire, and other potential safety hazards. The course is also intended to provide the student with knowledge that will assist with the initial response to, and investigation of, work-related accidents.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Role of the Safety and Security Officer

OSHA Regulations and Issues

EPA Regulations, Fire Protection Systems, and Hazardous Material Management

Emergency Response to Fire and Natural Disasters

Industrial Security Plan Integration


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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Credit Transfer

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