C E 254
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.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.