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Civil Engineering (C E)

C E 254 (GHA;US) Personal & Occupational Safety (3) Students will learn about principles of safety in work and personal settings.

C E 254 Personal & Occupational Safety (3)

This is a 3 credit course designed for students who want an understanding of safety, practices related to the individual's wellness and developing knowledge, attitudes, habits and skills needed for a safe healthful lifestyle. General safety topics that are relevant to students as they adjust to the transition into and through college are introduced through a values and decision making approach to learning. The students will understand direct and indirect cost related to an accident; identifying the major occupational and general injuries and deaths and the role of workers compensation, and safe procedures. OSHA will be discussed including its structure & organization, citations & fines, inspections, various standard areas, and developing an effective safety program. The course content will also be related to principles of personal and general safety including, preventive and protective systems, highway/road safety, general child safety, emergency response, and how safety is integrated with their lifestyle and our society.

The course is designed to give students a broader understanding of both short-term and long-term wellness and how it is affected by safety behavior.

General Education: GHA
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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