Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Certificate
Definition - What does Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Certificate mean?
An occupational health and safety certificate is a mid-level qualification that gives participants a broad understanding of different industry procedures. This qualification is designed for those who wish to work in a generalized health and safety role, and covers basic legislation and common scenarios that health and safety professionals encounter.
Safeopedia explains Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Certificate
Throughout certificate study, students learn how to implement, monitor and enforce basic safety standards. Through "real world" case studies students are taught how to identify and minimize potential work risks. To attain the certificate, students must complete a specified number of practical experiences, or practical hours, which varies from country to country. Many that complete this qualification go on to study at the diploma or degree level.