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Graduate Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth

2020 Spring Term

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3 Units

PRODUCT SAFETY

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 687

An analysis of the trends of the product liability problem and the agencies regulating products. Special emphasis will be given to legal theories related to product liability and landmark litigation providing the basis for case law. A substantial portion of the course will be devoted to examining the elements of product safety programming.


3 Units

RESEARCH METHODS IN ESH

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 701

This course introduces key concepts and skill development in scientific inquiry in Environmental Safety & Health. The course covers: foundations for scientific inquiry, types of research methodology, validity and reliability (biases & error), how to search for and review research literature, basic understanding of statistical significance, and how to develop research question/hypotheses.


3 Units

HEALTHCARE SAFETY

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 710

Review the unique risks presented within healthcare safety environment of care to the patients served, the employees and medical staff who use and manage it, and others who enter the environment. Discuss a proactive risk assessment approach to identifying and maintaining an environmental safety program based on applicable laws, regulations, and accreditation standards designed to manage the specific identified risks.


3 Units

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 753

This course addresses current environmental issues of importance to ESH professionals and their associated regulations. Federal and State regulations having application to the current environmental issues will be emphasized.


3 Units

SYSTEM SAFETY ANALYSIS

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 787

Introduction to the system technique as applied to the recognition of potential accident situations in occupational environments. Concentration will be on the qualitative aspects of safety, utilizing numerous examples and problems.


3 Units

READINGS AND RESEARCH IN SAFETY

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 789

Under the direction of a faculty member the student will examine current research and professional practices and apply that knowledge to an ESH problem. The course serves as the capstone experience and requires the successful completion of a research paper.


1-3 Units

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Safety-Occ and Env Sfty & Hlth 798

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

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