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Construction Safety
CONST SAFETY
CLASS CODE: CONST 320 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis will be placed on the most common safety hazards in the construction industry. Upon successful course completion, the student will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 30-hour course certification card.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: - Construction safety hazards
- Causes of accidents
- Abatement techniques
- OSHA standards
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. Be able to recognize the construction safety hazards associated with various construction processes, materials, and equipment.
2. Be able to identify the most common causes of accidents and fatalities in hazardous areas of construction.
3. Be able to recommend abatement techniques for hazards found in construction.
4. Gain a better understanding of the OSHA standards and the enforceable requirements for worker safety and health.
5. Be able to locate and identify the correct OSHA standards in the 29 CFR 1926 manual.
REQUIREMENTS: Students are expected to attend all classroom and lab sessions. More than two unexcused absences or tardies may result in a full letter grade drop in the final grade. When possible inform the instructor in advance of possible absences.

Class assignments, lab assignments, and other assigned work is to be handed in on or before due date. All late assignments will be penalized 20% amount and only accepted for one week after due date.

It is expected that each student will abide the BYU-Idaho dress, grooming and honor standards. Feel free to consult with the instructor at anytime you may have questions or concerns. Instructor is always available via e-mail or during posted office hours.
PREREQUISITES: Arch 100, Arch 102
OTHER: The syllabus and class assignment sheet represent a tentative outline and schedule for this class. The instructor reserves the right to make changes, deletions, corrections, or additions during the course. You will be given notice in advance of any course changes. It is the responsibility of the student to be aware of these changes.

It is the student's responsibility to disclose to the teacher any special needs and/or learning disabilities he/she may have before the first week of class is over.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001