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Correctional Safety Officer Certificate Program


This 40-hour training program (4.0 CEU’s) is designed specifically for safety/fire officers working inside a correctional setting. The program will include related general industry standards in correctional settings, as well as review of the American Correctional Association Standards related to fire and safety which are critical in preparing for ACA accreditation.

The program recognizes the challenges faced by Safety Officers as they comply with OSHA standards, ACA Standards, and the individual policies and procedures of their correctional institution. The program is based upon a job analysis completed with high performing incumbent workers in the Correctional Safety Officer position.

  • Earn Correctional Safety Officer Certificate from EKU
  • Credit for OSHA 511 Standards Course for General Industry
  • 40 contact hours; 4.0 CEU’s
  • OSHA 1910 General Industry Regulations CFR & applicable ACA Standards manual included in registration fee


The Correctional Safety Officer Certificate Program for 2020 has been canceled.

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