Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety
In-depth focus on workplace health and safety through a multidisciplinary approach to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and prevention and control of workplace-related illnesses and injuries.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedChem 105 and Math 110 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 324
Course Outcomes

OSHA Standards and Violations

Demonstrate competency in using the OSHA standards by identifying specific violations of current standards.

Safety and Health Legislation

Describe the purpose and scope of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as other relevant safety and health legislation and consensus standards.

Accident Investigation

Discuss and demonstrate the elements involved in completing an accident investigation.

Safety and Health Program Management

Explain how the functions of management are utilized to assure safe conditions and practices through the development of specific programs as well as an overall safety and health program.

Loss Control Strategies

Identify, evaluate, and develop loss control strategies to address the hazards associated with operating common manufacturing and construction equipment and processes.