Jun 25, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENV* K130 - Occupational Safety & Health


3 CREDIT HOURS
This course is an introduction to Occupational Safety & Health in the workplace. It will introduce students to the safety and health field and address the application of engineering, management principles, and techniques to safety, health, and loss control. The topics include general safety, health, and risk assessment concepts and terms. Discussions will include historical developments, program management, problem identification, engineering as­sessment, hazard recognition, evaluation, and control. The course work will also introduce the student to measurement and evaluation systems, legal and regulatory requirements, environmental health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety engineering, product safety and public health, risk assessment analysis and management, accident investigation, ergonomics, and ethics and professionalism. A visit to an industrial site will be included.



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