About the Department of Safety Sciences

  • Sally B. Johnson Hall Located in Sally B. Johnson Hall, the Department of Safety Sciences was established in 1971 within the College of Health and Human Services to conduct professional programs in safety management.  

    We’ve educated more than 3,000 safety and health professionals, with employment placement rates ranging from 60 to 90 percent. Our graduates have excelled in their careers and are employed in a variety of industries, such as chemicals, construction, steel, consulting, insurance, and manufacturing.

    Our facilities include industrial hygiene, fire safety, construction, ergonomics labs, and more.

  • PA OSHA Consultation Program
    Assistance for private-sector employers in the commonwealth in understanding and voluntarily complying with applicable safety/health regulations enforced by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.