Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 160 - Labor And Management: Safety Partners (3)

  • Prerequisite: OESM 101

Interaction of labor-management relations/laws with the education, implementation, and enforcement of occupational safety and health. Prepares students for the world of labor relations, labor laws, contract provisions, grievances, complaints, liability, and other challenges.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 160, the student will be able to:

  • Explain relevant labor laws in Hawaii
  • Discuss historical background of Hawaii labor laws
  • Review and analyze various union contracts
  • Explain management's role and responsibility in health and safety
  • Explain roles of management in the labor-management safety committee
  • Develop conflict resolution skills based on the given conflict scenarios
  • Exercise choices and explain reasons for choices on the given ethical dilemmas dealing with health and safety in the workplace
  • Analyze cases involving labor relations and safety
  • Practice negotiation skills
  • Describe Workers' Compensation proceedings

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