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CCOG for BCT 130 Summer 2022

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Course Number:
BCT 130
Course Title:
Construction Safety
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Course Description

Requirements for safety on the job site, Occupational Safety and Health Act and other related regulations and legislation, accident prevention and hazard identification and procedures. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Develop specific written injury and illness prevention programs
  • Use available resources to comply with the Oregon Safe Employment Act and related Administrative Rules

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Work collaboratively and individually to produce subject specific elements of a comprehensive written safety and health program.
  •  Successfully complete a written Hazard Communications program
  •  Successfully complete a written Fall Protection Work Plan
  • Demonstrate ability to look-up and interpret specific sections of applicable administrative rules
  • Demonstrate ability to verbalize understanding of general safety and health principles


Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Process Skills:

  • Ability to research Oregon Safe Employment Act and associated Administrative rules applicable to specific situations
  • Determine applicability of specific rules to specific processes
  • Express concepts of specific administrative rules and codes in well-structured, lucid written programs
  • Identify and use available, accurate and cost effective resources
  • Ability to respond effectively to a safety and health citation
  • Interpretation of Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Determine safety and health training requirements and documentation

Themes, Concepts and Issues:
a) Accident & Illness Prevention Program
    i) Program Development
        (1) Program Elements
            (a) Required Written programs
        (2) Program Implementation and Evaluation
        (3) Available Resources
    ii) Safety Responsibilities & Accountability
        (1) Employer
        (2) Employee
        (3) Competent Persons
        (4) Qualified Persons
    iii) Accident Investigation
    iv) Hazard Identification and Abatement
        (1) Hierarchy of Controls
        (2) Job Hazard Analysis
    v) Training
        (1) Employee, Supervisors, Management
        (2) Documentation
    vi) Multi-employer worksites
    vii) Multi-state programs
    viii) Crisis Management
    ix) Legal Ramifications
b) Critical thinking
c) Problem Solving
d) General understanding of Workers° Compensation System
    i) Recordkeeping
    ii) Claims Management
        (1) Experience Modification Factor
        (2) EAIP
e) Oregon Safe Employment Act and Administrative Rules
    i) Determination of applicability
    ii) ORS 654 OSEAct
    iii) OAR Chapter 437
        (1) Division 1
            (a) OSHA Inspections
                (i) Inspection Procedures
                    1. Employer Representative
                    2. Employer Representative
                (ii) Correction Notices
                (iii) Appeals
            (b) Safety Committees
        (2) Division 3 è 1926
            (a) Subpart M è Fall Protection
            (b) Subpart P - Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring
            (c) Subpart K è Electrical
            (d) Subpart L - Scaffolds