2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Occupational Safety & Health

OSHT 101 – 3 Credits
Occupational Safety and Health Management

Introduces effective safety programs in industry; covers the causative factors of industrial accidents, the basic elements in safety management for accident control, risk management and insurance programming. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

OSHT 106 – 3 Credits
Hazard Recognition and Control

Covers the principles and concepts of the recognition and control of accident and loss-producing conditions in existing industrial facilities. Focuses on hazards related to plant facilities and lay-out, machinery and machine guarding, electrical safety, control of hazardous energy, lockout/tagout, personal protective equipment, hazard communication, flammable liquids, confined space entry and fire protection, and applicable OSHA and MOSH regulations and other recognized standards. Includes a field trip. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

OSHT 111 – 3 Credits
Safety and Health Standards

Introduces national, state and local safety and health standards, codes, and regulations used to evaluate a safe physical environment. Identifies factors leading to the development of standards and codes. Reviews selected OSHA, ANSI, MOSH, and local codes and regulations applying to specific environmental problems; includes computer research. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

OSHT 121 – 3 Credits
Construction Safety and Health

Provides an understanding of the hazards and controls of the various phases of construction. Covers appropriate MOSH and OSHA safety standards; requirements for safe workplaces; updates of regulations; techniques of planning for safety in the construction process. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

OSHT 161 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

Introduces the fundamentals of industrial hygiene. Focuses on problems of industrial health, hygiene and sanitation, and hazard recognition and control; also studies ergonomics in the workplace. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

OSHT 226 – 3 Credits
Safety and Health Management Analysis

Teaches loss control methods, procedures, and programs. Includes study of accident analysis, risk analysis, operational safety analysis, job safety analysis, training techniques, and workers' compensation as well as the economic effects of accidents. Introduces use of computers in accident case studies. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

OSHT 251 – 3 Credits
Recognition and Control of Physical and Health Hazards

Covers recognition and control of hazards related to chemicals, welding, pressure vessels, material handling, power and hand tools, ventilation, and working surfaces. Develops students' ability to make corrective measures. Covers OSHA and MOSH regulations. Includes a field trip to observe safety practices. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

OSHT 266 – 3 Credits
Applied Industrial Hygiene

Studies the concepts of industrial hygiene. Focuses on principles and evaluation techniques, including select instrumentation for identifying problems in environmental control; provides familiarity with testing procedures and instrumentation used in the field. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: OSHT 161