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Printed on 1/26/2020

Essentials of Occupational Safety

20-449-5 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Prevention of occupational injuries has become a significant focus in all industries. This program will help you understand the OSHA requirements for manufacturing (general industry) and construction industries. You’ll become a valuable asset with the skills to help a business protect employees, save money on the bottom line through reduced workers’ compensation costs, as well as, prevent OSHA citations and fines.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Regulatory Compliance
10-449-102
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides the student with an introduction of the federal and state standards that apply to safety and health. The focus will be on how to research and respond to regulatory standards. Using on-line and off-line resources, the student will respond to a series of selected questions about regulatory compliance.
Construction Safety Management
10-449-153
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides students with an understanding of common construction methods, hazards, and preventive measures. Will provide a detailed understanding of the OSHA Construction Standards, including Excavations, Fall Protection, Scaffolds, Steel Erection, Demolition, and Cranes and Derricks, as well as common components of successful construction safety programs.

Expected Competencies


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