UW-Platteville’s Department of Industrial Studies is nationally recognized as a leader in the construction and manufacturing industries, especially for our focus on safety management. In our occupational safety minor, you’ll explore topics in personal protection equipment, safety policies and law, material safety data sheets, fire protection, ergonomics, and more.

The demand for safety professionals grows as society demands safe working and living environments. Graduates can find employment within industry, government, and insurance.

This minor is only available for students in the Industrial Technology Management program’s emphasis in Manufacturing Technology Management.