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 Course Title:   Industrial Safety & CPR

 Title Abbreviation:   INDUSTRIAL SAFETY & CPR

 Department:    MANF

 Course #:    120

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Instruction on safety topics and practices specifically related to industrial work environments. Topics include personal protective equipment, safety working with heavy industrial equipment, energy lock-out/tag-out procedures, material handling, electrical safety, machine guarding, working with hazardous materials, fire prevention, hazard identification and control, and safety inspection practices. Instruction in CPR included.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand state and federal workplace regulations as they apply to a manufacturing-related environment (OSHA, WISHA, Employee/Employer Rights and Responsibilities, etc.)
  2. Understand the origin & organization of rules that govern the workplace as they apply to accidents, hazards, risks, & safety plans (hazard analysis, workplace inspections, accident prevention & accident investigation, etc.)
  3. Recognize the importance of an effective Hazard Communication (HazCom) program & Hazardous Waste Training (regulatory requirements for EPA, WA State DOE hazardous waste management, DOT requirements for shipment of hazardous waste, handling DOE on-site inspections, correct use of Personal Protective Equipment-PPE, etc.)
  4. Understand the definition of an emergency situation and the elements of an emergency plan (importance of planning & training to protect safety of personnel).
  5. Recognize the danger of fire in the workplace & regulatory requirements of workplace fire protection programs (classes of fire, portable fire extinguishers, fire prevention strategies, emergency response, use of PPE, etc.)
  6. Understand the different types of PPE, their application, limitations, regulatory requirements & use of respiratory protection, including proper selection & use of respiratory protection.
  7. Understand the regulatory requirements and safety issues in regards to use of heavy industrial machinery in the workplace (cranes, forklifts, conveyor systems, etc.)
  8. Understand the regulatory requirements for the proper use of ladders, scaffolding, and stairways and related safety issues found in the workplace.
  9. Understand the regulatory requirements for proper use of hand & power tools, potential hazards & safety precautions.
  10. Recognize the presence of hearing hazards in the workplace (principles of noise & sound measurement, hearing protection devices, etc.)
  11. Understand the regulatory requirements and definitions for Lock-Out/Tag-Out & the correct procedures to follow; know how to use the various Lock-Out/Tag-Out devices.
  12. Review the various methods of preventing Ergonomic injuries, the need for Ergonomic Training, the regulatory requirements for training, how injuries occur & the specific body areas that are most susceptible to injury (includes fall protection, moving/lifting techniques, center of gravity, etc.)
  13. Receive a CPR card if the student successfully completes the AHA CPR exam.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.
1.5 Effectively integrate and use information ethically and legally to accomplish a specific purpose.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

5. Global & Local Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding the complexity and interdependence of, and stewardship responsibilities to, local and global communities and environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
5.1 Understand the impact of their own and other’s actions on local/global communities and environments and how those communities/environments affect them in turn.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. State and federal workplace regulations as they apply to a manufacturing-related environment (OSHA, WISHA, Employee/Employer Rights and Responsibilities, etc.)
  2. Origin & organization of rules that govern the workplace as they apply to accidents, hazards, risks, & safety plans (hazard analysis, workplace inspections, accident prevention & accident investigation, etc.)
  3. Hazard Communication (HazCom) program & Hazardous Waste Training (regulatory requirements for EPA, WA State DOE hazardous waste management, DOT requirements for shipment of hazardous waste, handling DOE on-site inspections, correct use of Personal Protective Equipment-PPE, etc.)
  4. Emergency situation and the elements of an emergency plan (importance of planning & training to protect safety of personnel).
  5. danger of fire in the workplace & regulatory requirements of workplace fire Protection programs (classes of fire, portable fire extinguishers, fire prevention strategies, emergency response, use of PPE, etc.)
  6. Different types of PPE, their application, limitations, regulatory requirements & use of respiratory protection, including proper selection & use of respiratory protection.
  7. Regulatory requirements and safety issues in regards to use of heavy industrial machinery in the workplace (cranes, forklifts, conveyor systems, etc.)
  8. Regulatory requirements for the proper use of ladders, scaffolding, and stairways and related safety issues found in the workplace.
  9. Regulatory requirements for proper use of hand & power tools, potential hazards & safety precautions.
  10. Hearing hazards in the workplace (principles of noise & sound measurement, hearing protection devices, etc.)
  11. Regulatory requirements and definitions for Lock-Out/Tag-Out & the correct procedures to follow; know how to use the various Lock-Out/Tag-Out devices.
  12. Ergonomic injuries, the need for Ergonomic Training, the regulatory requirements for training, how injuries occur & the specific body areas that are most susceptible to injury (includes fall protection, moving/lifting techniques, center of gravity, etc.)
  13. CPR cards will be awarded to students who successfully complete the AHA CPR exam.