Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Describe the historical development of safety as it relates to the workplace today.
2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental regulatory requirements, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, and workers compensation laws.
3. Describe the basics of the reporting and record keeping requirements under OSHA, FAA, and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
4. Describe the basic theories and principles of accident causation and prevention.5. Describe the voluntary safety programs and their purpose.
6. Describe in general how safety and health risks are dealt with by businesses.
7. Demonstrate the basic concepts of human factors, ergonomics and the Job Safety Analysis.
8. Describe the basic principles of fire prevention, as well as how security and property insurance interface with fire prevention.
9. Identify and discuss safety issues presented in current safety periodicals.
10. Describe a "global" view of the overall safety effort and the effectiveness of that effort in organizations.
11. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)