Our partnerships with Northern Illinois University (NIU), the Construction Safety Council (CSC) and theNational Safety Council (NSC) allow us to teach outstanding courses in Region V. By taking courses at the National Safety Education Center, you can enjoy the following benefits:
- Utilize our many convenient locations near airports, highways, hotels and public transportation
- Learn from degreed, highly professional trainers with real-world experience
- Engage yourself in interactive, relevant content
- Interact with our friendly, knowledgeable staff
- Earn continuing education credits and professional certification maintenance points
About the Center
The National Safety Education Center (NSEC) is dedicated to protecting life and promoting occupational safety and health. OSHA recognizes the NSEC as a national education training institute. We are one of 24 in the nation, and we've trained over 4,000 trainers.
While many organizations offer safety training programs, The National Safety Education Center is authorized by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to deliver approved OSHA training courses.
Upon completion of any program, your achievement is recognized in the following ways:
- NSEC course completion certificates
- Outreach Trainer Cards for OSHA Courses 500, 501, 502 and 503
- Availability of Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- Availability of American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) Safety and Industrial Health Continuing Maintenance (CM) points.
We help workers learn to recognize potential on-the-job hazards, avoid or eliminate them where possible, and realize a safer, more productive work environment.
Our authorized OSHA training helps workers recognize potential on-the-job hazards, avoid or eliminate them where possible, and realize a safer, more productive work environment.
The National Safety Education Center is comprised of three partners, all skilled in safety education.
The NSEC mission statement:
The National Safety Education Center is dedicated to protecting life and promoting health through high quality safety education and training. Through common goals with the OSHA Training Institute, we strive to bring about safe and healthful conditions in the nation's workplaces. We believe education is the key to change.
Northern Illinois University has over 50 years of safety education experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology also offer many additional safety training topics throughout the year.
The Construction Safety Council was founded in 1989 and is dedicated to the advancement of safety and health interests in the field of construction throughout the world.
The CSC was chartered by a board of directors composed mostly of large construction company owners and operators whose vision and leadership made the organization possible. With a mission to reduce the tragic and costly accidents, injuries, and illness that take the lives of six construction workers a day, the CSC offers real world experience to the National Safety Education Center.
The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through leadership, research, education and advocacy. The NSC partners with businesses, elected officials, and the public to make an impact in areas such as workplace safety and safety in the home and community.