University of California

Continuing Professional Education

CE class Funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Center's Continuing Education Program coordinates a broad spectrum of accredited courses for practicing health and safety professionals. The program draws upon faculty from throughout COEH as well as nationally prominent guest  instructors. Courses range from a few hours to a week in length. Attendees include physicians, nurses, safety professionals, occupational hygienists, and  others interested in occupational safety and health issues. Professional and community organizations are invited to co-sponsor courses. COEH offers an  annual summer institute for continuing education in occupational health and safety. COEH Continuing Education is also the home of the UC Berkeley Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Training Program, offering Cal/OSHA and DHS accredited initial and refresher classes year-round. For more details, visit their web site:

Administrative Contact:
Kim Vergez
Fax: 510/643-7291

University of California, Berkeley
University Hall, Office 738
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360

Program Director
Patricia Quinlan, MPH, CIH