Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 145 - Occupational Safety And Health In Construction

  • 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

Comprehensive overview of techniques and procedures to insure effective control of hazards and accidents in construction and allied industries; emphasis on applicable OSHA and HIOSH standards and related codes.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 145, the student will be able to:

  • Identify specific HIOSH/OSHA construction standards
  • Apply relevant HIOSH/OSHA construction standards to given construction scenarios
  • Discuss major health and safety issues common to the construction work environments
  • Analyze various construction situations to identify hazards and recommend preventive/corrective measures
  • Design and conduct a "toolbox" safety meeting
  • Conduct short presentations on construction safety

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