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Essentials of Occupational Safety

20-449-5 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Prevention of occupational injuries has become a significant focus in all industries. This program will help you understand the OSHA requirements for manufacturing (general industry) and construction industries. You’ll become a valuable asset with the skills to help a business protect employees, save money on the bottom line through reduced workers’ compensation costs, as well as, prevent OSHA citations and fines.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Regulatory Compliance
    10-449-102
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10449102
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides the student with an introduction of the federal and state standards that apply to safety and health. The focus will be on how to research and respond to regulatory standards. Using on-line and off-line resources, the student will respond to a series of selected questions about regulatory compliance.

  • Construction Compliance
    10-449-185
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10449185
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides students with an understanding of common construction methods, hazards, and preventive measures. Will provide a detailed understanding of the OSHA Construction Standards, including Excavations, Fall Protection, Scaffolds, Steel Erection, Demolition, and Cranes and Derricks, as well as common components of successful construction safety programs.

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