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Earn your degree in Construction Management with an emphasis in Safety Management at Pittsburg State University.

Assure safe conditions for workers at a job site. Through this emphasis track, learn how to identify hazards and manage risks of construction projects. Students learn how to react to incidents as well as create proactive safety procedures.

Topics unique to the Safety Management emphasis track include:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Management
  • Fire Safety
  • Basic Electrical Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Legal Issues in Environmental Health and Safety

Safety Management graduates are recruited to become safety managers at:

  • Construction sites
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Warehouses

Safety managers train all supervising employees on the proper safety procedures and hazard prevention. In this leadership role, investigate and study past incidents in order to improve employee safety. 

Graduates create manuals, report incidents, and document changes. They also perform inspections on equipment and observe the workplace to ensure all rules are followed.

About School of Construction

The PSU School of Construction's mission is to provide a quality construction education and develop professional leaders for the construction industry through extensive recruitment, real-world education and successful placement. We strive to improve the community through service, economic development and applied research.

Our vision is to be an innovative leader in an effective, people-centered, collaborative, accessible learning environment maximizing the potential of construction students, faculty and industry constituents.


School of Construction phone number is 620-235-6555.


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