Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 102 - Safety And Health Standards, Codes And Regulations

  • 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
  • Recommended Prep: OESM 101

History of the enactment of OSHA and other implementing legislation; an over-view of professional trends and career opportunities in occupational safety and health; occupational injuries and illness - scope of the problem, cost factors and causal factors of safety; concepts and techniques of inspections; emphasis on HIOSH standards for general industry. Required for OESM majors.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 102, the student will be able to:

  • Understanding the concepts of laws, rules, regulations, standards
  • Identifying and locating applicable safety and health standards
  • Interpreting laws, rules and standards
  • Communicating information from laws, rules and standards to superiors, co-workers and subordinates
  • Applying appropriate laws, rules, regulations and standards to reduce occupational injuries illnesses.

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