Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Engineering in Occupational and Environmental Risk Prevention


The Occupational and Environmental Risk Prevention Engineer has a solid technological background to design, maintain and implement integrated management systems. This professional also has the capacity to respond to change and leadership and initiative to design, maintain, manage and complete engineering projects in his/her specialty, through innovative and creative solutions, reducing human and material losses and environmental damage.

  • Professional Degree: Occupational and Environmental Risk Prevention Engineer
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor degree in Engineering in Occupational and Environmental Risk Prevention
  • Duration: 4 years (8 academic semesters)
  • Study regime: Daytime
  • Location: Viña del Mar Campus and Concepcion Campus.


1st Semester
  • Fundamentals of Risk Prevention
  • English Language
  • Mathematics l
  • Training Activity l
  • Physics l
  • Fundamentals of Environment
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Information Technology
2nd Semester
  • Industrial Risks
  • General Chemistry
  • Mathematics ll
  • Human Biology
  • Physics ll
  • Training Activity ll
  • Production Management
  • Labor Competencies
3rd Semester
  • Psychology
  • Fire Control and Fire Fighting
  • Risk Management
  • Toxicology
  • Statistics
  • Industrial Drawing
  • Maintenance of Productive Systems
4th Semester
  • Ergonomics
  • Danger Sciences
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Industrial Hygiene l
  • Quality Management
  • Steam Generators
  • Transportation of Hazardous Substances
5th Semester
  • Labor Legislation
  • Productive Processes
  • Engineering Mathematics l
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Oral and Written Expression
  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
6th Semester
  • Environmental Legislation
  • Human Resources Management
  • Thermodynamics and Energy Sources
  • Research Methodology
  • Engineering Mathematics ll
  • Risk Prevention at Mining Sites
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
7th Semester
  • Ergonomics Laboratory
  • Emissions and Waste Management and Treatment
  • Environmental Management
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Environmental Hygiene Laboratory
  • Industrial Hygiene ll
  • Introduction to Economics and Finance
  • Specialty Workshop
8th Semester
  • Degree Project
  • Strategic Management
  • Integrated Management Systems
  • Industrial Ventilation
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance and Property Risks
  • Project Evaluation
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