Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 101 - Introduction To Occupational Safety And Health

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23, OR Placement in ENG 100; "C" or higher in MATH 25, OR Placement in MATH 100/103/115

An overview of the development and implementation of basic safety and health principles and techniques; identification of factors of causation, techniques of investigation and reporting and environment eff ects; survey of regulations and professional guidelines. Required for OESM majors.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 101, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the effects of workplace accidents and reasons for accident prevention
  • Identify/assess common work-related hazards and recommend appropriate control measures
  • Describe the roles of governmental agencies, businesses, and safety professionals in ensuring the safe and healthful work environment.
  • Examine potential ethical issues for health and safety professionals
  • Demonstrate an ability to work together through various group assignments

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