Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Explain how to achieve safety through design, and the benefits of doing this.
2. Formulate general safety considerations in designing facilities, and select the significant codes and standards involved in building and facility layout.
3. Assess construction work practices, maintenance and equipment for safety considerations.
4. Select the codes governing boilers and unfired pressure vessels, and summarize the principles of inspecting this equipment as well as major safety considerations and hazard control.5. Compare different types of hoisting apparatus and cranes, and describe corresponding safety rules for their safe use/operation.
6. Compare types of transportation vehicles and systems, and formulate methods to reduce hazards associated with them.
7. Summarize the general safety requirements for operating heavy-duty equipment, and explain safety issues related to their maintenance.
8. Assess the hazards and sources of potential exposure in manufacturing and production activities and in automated lines, systems, and processes and compose and apply corresponding injury prevention strategies.
9. Assess administrative controls, safety procedures, and mechanical safeguards aimed at reducing hazards and incidence rates.