Course descriptions index


Occupational Safety and Health

A per semester fee for upgrade of equipment, instructional aids and supplies will be assessed for one or more OSH classes. Please see the class schedule for details.


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. Special fees apply. (3+2)


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. Special fees apply. (4+0)


OSH F120 Safety Program Management and Recordkeeping

2 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 Special fees apply. Prerequisites: OSH F110. (2+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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: PRT F110. (3+2)


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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: OSH F108. (4+0)


OSH F250 Hazardous Material Operation

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Indentifies 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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: OSH F180. (2+2)


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