Explain important laws, codes, and regulations related to occupational safety and health and the environment

OSH 4308, Advanced Concepts in Environmental Safety Management 1

 

Course Description A comprehensive overview of the occupational safety and health field to include the application of quantitative problem solving related to workplace safety and health. This course is also designed to be helpful for students in preparation for the ASP and CSP exams.

Course Textbook Yates, W. D. (2011). Safety professional’s reference and study guide. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Course Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. Recognize safety, health, and environmental hazards dealing with ergonomic, electrical, natural, biological,

radiological, physical, mechanical, and other relevant sources.

2. Apply appropriate measurement and evaluation techniques to safety, health, and environmental hazards.

3. Explain important laws, codes, and regulations related to occupational safety and health and the environment.

4. Recommend appropriate means for controlling safety, health, and environmental hazards.

5. Perform appropriate calculations in relation to measurement, evaluation, and control of safety, health, and

environmental hazards.

6. Recognize and discuss safety, health, and environmental training and management techniques.

7. Recognize and discuss fundamental business principles, practices, and metrics commonly applied to safety,

health, and environmental practice.

8. Explain scientific facts and concepts important to the occupational safety and health professional.

 

Credits Upon completion of this course, the students will earn three (3) hours of college credit.