Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Analyze the implementation and application of the following on occupational safety and health: • The Occupational Safety and Health Act • OSHA standard development • Recordkeeping • Voluntary protection programs • Safety and health training2. Explain and apply the regulatory requirements associated with 29 CFR 1910 General Industry occupational safety and health programs to general industry occupational safety and health hazard exposure(s) including as a minimum: • walking/working surfaces; • means of egress/fire protection; • hazardous materials; • confined spaces; • materials handling; • powered platforms, manlifts, and vehicle-mounted work platforms; • machine guarding; • lockout/tagout; • electrical; • hazard communication/MSDS; • personal protective equipment; • hand and portable powered tools; • welding; • compressed gas and compressed gas equipment; and • occupational noise exposure.
3. Understand and apply the principles and regulations relating to employee health, industrial hygiene, and blood borne pathogens as described within the 29 CFR 1910.1000 series of the general industry standards.
4. Explain the OSHA guidelines that affect workplace violence and ergonomic programs within the workplace.
5. Describe how to conduct a job safety/hazard analysis and implement hazard control(s).
6. Explain what safety and health programs are required for general industry and how to implement those programs within the workplace.
7. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)