OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

Episode 31

OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

Interested in the the future of safety? You are in luck. In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CSU Academic Program Director Dan Corcoran to talk about safety education in today's world and how academic programs are leaning into a more specialized focus.

I’m thrilled to bring you this new episode of the podcast where we take a deep dive into safety education through the lens of a CSU academic program director. It was a pleasure getting to know more about Columbia Southern, but also get a behind the scenes look at how CSU works with safety professionals in the industry to create curricula for not only their Occupational Safety and Health program but for two new concentrations being offered this year.

First, a little bit about my guest for this episode. Dan Corcoran is the academic program director for Columbia Southern University’s occupational safety and health and environmental management programs. Prior to working at CSU, Corcoran worked for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for approximately 15 years. He has served as a compliance officer, corporate safety specialist and consultant, and has held academic positions at three universities.

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A special thank you to Columbia Southern University:

For more than 25 years, Columbia Southern University has been a leader in occupational safety and health education. Taught by experienced safety experts, CSU’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in occupational safety and health are recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as Graduate Safety Practitioner® Qualified Academic Programs. CSU’s occupational safety and health degree programs meet the educational requirements mandated by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for the Associate Safety Professional designation (ASP®) and the Certified Safety Professional designation (CSP®). Visit ColumbiaSouthern.edu or call (877) 347-6050 to learn more.

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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