How to earn an occupational health certificate from your state

Some states have a requirement that you earn an Occupational Health Certification (OHC) from your job before you can legally work.

Other states have no such requirement, so you’ll need to look up your state’s OHC requirements and find out if you need one.

This article will tell you what it takes to earn a job-specific occupational health certification from your particular state, what it costs, and how to apply.

What are occupational health certifications?

An occupational health credential is a certification that gives you the ability to safely work in the workplace and manage your health and safety.

An occupational health license is a certificate that entitles you to specific rights in a state, including those of obtaining a workplace permit.

This means that you can:work in the state of your occupational health training, or