Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

OSH F108      Injury Prevention and Risk Management
4 Credits

Offered Fall

Course identifies safety, health management and incident prevention in the workplace. Emphasis on materials handling, electrical and machine safety, first response to fire and medical emergencies, safety and health hazards, and accident prevention.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

OSH F110      Program Assessments, Development and Implementation
4 Credits

Offered Fall

Examines the role of a safety program in the workplace. Emphasis on program assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of safety programs.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 4 + 0 + 0

OSH F120      Safety Program Management and Recordkeeping
3 Credits

Offered Spring

The role of safety in the business community. Emphasis on philosophy of safety and health efforts by management. Examines the role of the safety manager and the types of and need for accurate recordkeeping.

Prerequisites: OSH F110.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

OSH F180      Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
4 Credits

Offered Spring

Acute and chronic health effects of exposures to chemical, physical and biological agents in the workplace. Emphasizes types of exposure and biological effects, exposure guidelines and basic workplace monitoring.

Prerequisites: PRT F110.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

OSH F201      Workplace Injury and Incident Evaluations
4 Credits

Offered Spring

Assessing and evaluating workplace hazards. Investigation of worker complaints and actual health and safety incidents. Includes practical applications and basic accident investigation case studies.

Prerequisites: OSH F108.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 4 + 0 + 0

OSH F250      Hazardous Material Operation
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Identifies the policies, procedures and equipment needed to deal with hazardous materials. Emphasizes the types of hazards, planning, organization and training needed to work safely with hazardous materials.

Prerequisites: OSH F180.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0