- Course Number:
- MCH 101
- Course Title:
- Occupational Health and Safety
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Course DescriptionIntroduces the concepts of industrial health and safety regulations, accident causation, and job related safety issues. Requires completion of a Red Cross First Aid course at additional expense to the student. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Prerequisites/concurrent: MCH 100. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Subject areas covered are best defined in the Outcomes section of this course.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
- Understand concepts of federally mandated safety regulations
- Identify issues related to accident causation
- Understand business safety issues relating to:
- Machinery Safeguarding
- Fire Prevention and Protection
- Industrial Hygiene
- Considerations of Product Safety and Liability
- Requirements of OSHA
Show evidence of training in first aid by completing a Red Cross First Aid course and acquiring a certification.
Course Activities and Design
MCH 101 - Occupational Safety & Health will be presented by means of textbook study and research activities. Students will also complete a Red Cross First Aid training course and earn a completion certificate from same.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will demonstrate knowledge attainment by completing and passing written testing from the assigned chapters in the text. Student will also complete a Red Cross First Aid training course and earn a completion certificate from same.