Undergraduate Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth
2019 Summer Term
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PERSONAL AND PUBLIC SAFETY (GI)
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 201
Presents a systematic account of the foundations of safety to students with little previous knowledge of the subject. It presents the accident problem, philosophical implications, concepts of accident causation and countermeasures, and an overview of specific areas of safety concern: fire, water safety, traffic, disasters, etc.
ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS (GI)
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 255
An investigation into the physiological, psychological and sociological problems presented by the use of alcohol and other drugs. Prevention and treatment programs will be examined. Other areas of study will include alcohol and traffic safety, alcohol and other drugs education and employee assistance programs.
INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 380
Students will review case studies of historical events, investigate professional OSH organizations, and learn to utilize OSH regulatory and consensus standards websites as an introduction to the basic practice of hazard identification and assessment, control strategies, and basic safety program development.
PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 420
This course addresses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations and the related responsibilities of the safety professional to insure compliance. Areas to be covered are: Safe Drinking Water Act, Storm Water Discharges, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Environmental Audits, Clean Air Act, etc.
BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF ACCIDENT PREVENTION
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 450
Selected theories of accident causation and countermeasures are studied. Examination of physiological, medical, psychological, and sociological factors which influence behavior, and methods for modifying unsafe behavior.
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 468
Study of human capabilities and limitations (physical, perceptual and cognitive) as the basis for improving human interactions with products, workstations and jobs. Review of human anatomical, physiological, perceptual and psychomotor characteristics applied to human-machine systems to enhance worker comfort, safety, health and productivity.
FIELDWORK INTERNSHIP IN SAFETY
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 492
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit grade basis only. Students are required to secure their own internships. Hosting organizations must have a safety supervisor on-site, and the majority of internship activities be safety-related. Internships need to be pre-approved by the OESH coordinator. Students will be supervised by the organization's safety manager and an OESH instructor. Interns will document their field experiences.
Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. May be taken for a maximum of 3 units in major/degree.