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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Industrial Safety
Course: AIT100

First Term: 2022 Fall
Lecture   1.0 Credit(s)   1.0 Period(s)   1.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate knowledge of safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations to avoid workplace injury and maximize machine productivity. (I)
2. Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety standards and electrical procedures to safely maintain industrial equipment. (II)
3. Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices of mechanical and fluid-controlled systems to safely maintain industrial equipment. (II)
4. Demonstrate knowledge of proper fall protection. (III)
5. Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various industrial safety situations. (IV)
6. Describe how to appropriately use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various industrial safety situations. (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
   A. Federal and state requirements
      1. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
      2. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
      3. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
      4. Other federal and state safety requirements for the workplace
   B. Common industrial hazards per OSHA standards
      1. Ergonomics
      2. Laser safety
      3. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) arc flash
      4. Confined space hazards and safety practices
   C. Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
      1. Locating information
      2. Interpreting information
   D. Hazardous situation procedures
   E. Job safety analysis
   F. Fire safety
      1. Fuel sources
      2. Fire extinguisher class selection
   G. Oil hazards
   H. Storage and disposal
      1. Lubricants
      2. Maintenance chemicals
II. Electrical safety standards and procedures
   A. Lockout, tagout, test out (LOTO) program
      1. LOTO process
      2. Zero energy state testing
   B. National Electrical Code (NEC) safety regulations
   C. NFPA 70E arc flash guidelines
   D. Safety procedures
      1. Tightening electrical conductors and components
      2. Disconnecting electrical conductors and components
      3. Connecting electrical conductors and components
      4. Hazards of contact with live electrical systems
      5. Safe approach distances for electrical system work
      6. Disconnecting electronic components
      7. Connecting electronic components
      8. Grounding safety standards and procedures
      9. Mechanical and fluid-controlled system safety practices and maintenance
   E. Machine guarding for mechanical power transmission systems purpose
   F. Required machine guarding for fluid power systems
   G. Safe removal procedures
      1. Stored hydraulic or pneumatic energy
      2. Systems with accumulators and compressed air reservoirs
   H. Dangers of personal contact
      1. Pressurized hydraulic
      2. Pneumatic streams
      3. Hot surfaces in fluid power systems
III. Proper fall protection
   A. Working at heights
   B. Sling ladders, scaffolding, and lifts
   C. Unguarded leading edges
   D. Open holes
   E. Improper guardrails
   F. Damaged equipment (ladders, stairs, safety equipment, etc)
   G. Slippery conditions
   H. Unmarked elevation changes
IV. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
   A. Basic types of PPE
      1. Face and eye protection
      2. Respiratory protection
      3. Skin and body protection (head, foot & hand)
      4. Hearing protection
   B. Appropriate application
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 22, 2022

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.