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Occupational Health and Safety

Chemical Engineering

Program Description

The Occupational Health and Safety program focuses on injury and disease prevention in the workplace. The curriculum prepares students for a wide variety of occupations, including work in all major employment sectors: manufacturing, retail, transportation, forestry, mining, construction, petrochemical, and agricultural. Graduates may also find work in the public sector with municipalities, school boards, and public utilities, as well as private occupational health and safety consulting firms.

Students learn to anticipate, evaluate, and control a wide variety of health risks including chemical, biological, and stress-related hazards arising from a wide variety of occupations.

After graduation students may choose to pursue certifications, such as the Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP).

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Ibarra

For questions about the job application process, co-op fees, potential employers, typical co-op employment rates etc. please contact the Co-op Co-ordinator.  

Daniela Ibarra
Email: dibarra@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 6590
Location: Co-op Office

For questions about academic matters such as: co-op admission requirements, requests for alternate work and academic term sequences, when to apply to get into co-op, grades for co-op work terms, work term reports etc. please contact the Faculty Advisor.

Richard Meldrum
Email: meldrum@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 4621
Location:POD-253-B

SOME OF OUR EMPLOYERS

  • City of Barrie
  • Durham District School Board
  • GE
  • Imperial Oil
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Sentinelle Inc.
  • West Park Health Care

 

SAMPLE JOBS

  • Environment Health & Safety Co-op Student
  • Health & Safety Co-op
  • Co-op Safety Advisor

 

WORKTERM SCHEDULE

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DEPARTMENT SITE

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COURSE CALENDAR

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