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Occupational Safety and Risk Management
OCC SAFETY MGT
CLASS CODE: HS 486 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to develop an understanding of basic occupational safety and health terminology, principles and practices through education and practical activities.
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to develop an understanding of basic occupational safety and health terminology, principles and practices through education and practical activities. The information is directed towards people who will work in business and industry as a team leader, in middle management, human resource personnel, safety and health committee members, and other employee positions responsible for basic safety and health principles.
TOPICS: Elements of a successful safety and health program. The role of regulatory agencies in occupational safety and risk management.
OBJECTIVES: Students will have an increased knowledge, skills, and experience in safety and health. Students will have experiences which involve planning, development, and implementation of a wide range of safety and health tasks. Students will develop an increased motivation to improve safety and health knowledge and skills for self and other in their various occupations.
REQUIREMENTS: Take lecture notes, read all assigned chapters and take weekly chapter quizzes, participate in group activities/labs, write one original research paper on some phase of occupational safety and health, take pre-test and post test examination.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003