Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3762
First Term: 2013 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 63-70
CIP Code: 15.0701
Occupational Area: Environmental Technology / Environmental Technology

Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)

GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Not Found


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Occupational Safety and Health Technology program is a two-year degree program which is designed to prepare a safety professional to manage health and safety programs that comply with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards in a variety of settings. Occupational Safety and Health professionals have specialized knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations and code books that serve as safety guidelines. They identify safety problems and develop programs to apply those rules in specific industrial setting.



Required Courses
BIO160 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4

+ CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND
+ CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory (1) OR
+ CHM151 General Chemistry I (3) AND
+ CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory (1) 4

GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT101 Techniques of Supervision (3) 3

HMT/OSH101 Introduction to Occupational Safety, Health, and Environmental Technology 3
OSH102 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene 3

OSH105AA Construction Safety (3) OR
OSH106AA Industrial Safety (3) OR
OSH110 OSH Standards for Construction (2) OR
OSH111 OSH Standards for General Industry (2) 2-3

+ OSH107 Occupational Safety Principles and Practice 3

AND

Students must select one (1) of the following three (3) tracks:

Track 1: Safety Management: Credits: 12
+ OSH203 Safety Program Management I 3
+ OSH204 Health and Safety Program Management II 3
OSH206 Risk Management and Loss Control 3

+ OSH220 Safety and Emergency Management (3) OR
+ FAC/OSH240 Facilities Special Systems and Codes (3) 3

Track 2: Safety Professional: Credits: 12
+ OSH203 Safety Program Management I (3) OR
+ OSH205 OSHA General Industry Training for Instructors (3) 3

+ OSH230 Safety and Environmental Response to Hazardous Spills and Waste (3) OR
+ FAC/OSH240 Facilities Special Systems and Codes (3) 3

+ OSH214 Machine Guarding (3) OR
+ OSH218 Ergonomics (3) 3

+ OSH220 Safety and Emergency Management 3

Track 3: Construction Specialist: Credits: 11-12
FSC/OSH109 Emergency Response Team for Industry (3) OR
+ OSH201 Fall Arrest Systems (2) 2-3

OSH113 Urban Workplace Response: First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1) OR
+ OSH212 Electrical Safety Arc Flash (1) 1

+ OSH203 Safety Program Management I (3) OR
+ OSH207 OSHA Construction Training for Instructors (3) 3

+ OSH210 Electrical Standards Low Voltage (3) OR
+ FAC/OSH240 Facilities Special Systems and Codes (3) 3

+ OSH213 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics 2

Credits: 33-35

Program Competencies
Track I: Safety Management
1. Identify environmental health hazards in the workplace by applying scientific principles from chemistry, and biology. (BIO160, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM151, CHM151LL, OSH101, OSH102)
2. Describe and demonstrate emergency first aid techniques and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). (BIO160, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH110, OSH111)
3. Perform workplace hazard assessments and accident investigations and determine administrative controls, engineering controls and/or training to reduce or eliminate risk to employee health and safety. (GBS110, MGT101, OSH102, OSH107, OSH203, OSH220, FAC/OSH240)
4. Demonstrate OSHA 200 log record keeping methods and develop accident statistics and reports. (GBS110, MGT101, OSH107, OSH203)
5. Demonstrate environmental monitoring techniques. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH107)
6. Describe the impact of various regulatory agencies that govern workplace health and safety. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH220)
7. Plan, implement, and evaluate hazardous materials controls in accordance with state and federal regulations. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH110, OSH111)
8. Identify safety precautions for machine use and materials handling. (OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH110, OSH111)
9. Read and accurately interpret rules, regulations, standards and guidelines governing employee health and safety in the workplace. (OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH110, OSH111, OSH220)
10. Utilizing various accident statistical reports, develop appropriate risk management/loss control programs. (OSH107, OSH203, OSH204, OSH206)
11. Outline a fire prevention plan. (OSH107, OSH203, FAC/OSH240)
12. Plan, design and evaluate formal and informal safety training programs utilizing a variety of media and teaching techniques. (OSH203, OSH204)
13. Given simulated or actual workplace situations, develop safety program management strategies. (OSH203, OSH204)

Track 2: Safety Professional
1. Identify environmental health hazards in the workplace by applying scientific principles from chemistry, and biology. (BIO160, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM151, CHM151LL, OSH101, OSH102)
2. Evaluate human performance, work design and man- machine integration to recognize symptoms, causes and solutions to human factors issues and risk factors. (BIO160, OSH102, OSH218)
3. Describe and demonstrate emergency first aid techniques and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). (BIO160, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH110, OSH111, OSH203, OSH205)
4. Perform workplace hazard assessments and accident investigations and determine administrative controls, engineering controls and/or training to reduce or eliminate risk to employee health and safety. (GBS110, MGT101, OSH102, OSH107, OSH203, OSH230, FAC/OSH240)
5. Demonstrate OSHA 200 log record keeping methods and develop accident statistics and reports. (GBS110, MGT101, OSH107, OSH203, OSH205)
6. Describe the impact of various regulatory agencies that govern workplace health and safety. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH110, OSH111, OSH230,)
7. Plan, implement, and evaluate hazardous materials controls in accordance with state and federal regulations. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH110, OSH111)
8. Demonstrate environmental monitoring techniques. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH107)
9. Read and accurately interpret rules, regulations, standards and guidelines governing employee health and safety in the workplace. (OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH110, OSH111, OSH230,)
10. Analyze machinery, building systems, and implement controls including the control of hazardous energy sources. (OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH111, OSH214, OSH230,, OSH218, FAC/OSH240)
11. Describe and explain historical events and components of an integrated emergency system, including the role of development and processes for assessing threat. (OSH107, OSH203, OSH220, FAC/OSH240)


Track 3: Construction Specialist
1. Identify environmental health hazards in the workplace by applying scientific principles from chemistry, and biology. (BIO160, CHM130, CHM130LL, CHM151, CHM151LL, OSH101, OSH102, FSC/OSH109)
2. Describe and demonstrate emergency first aid techniques and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). (BIO160, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH110, OSH111, OSH113, OSH203)
3. Perform construction industry workplace hazard assessments and accident investigations and determine administrative controls, engineering controls and/or training to reduce or eliminate risk to employee health and safety. (GBS110, MGT101, OSH102, OSH107, OSH201, OSH203, OSH207, OSH210, OSH213, FAC/OSH240)
4. Plan, implement, and evaluate hazardous materials controls in accordance with state and federal regulations. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, FSC/OSH109, FAC/OSH240)
5. Describe the impact of various regulatory agencies that govern workplace health and safety. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, FAC/OSH240)
6. Demonstrate environmental monitoring techniques. (OSH101, OSH102, OSH107, OSH207, FSC/OSH109)
7. Analyze hazards associated with soil mechanics, trenches, and excavations and implement the appropriate controls and employee training. (OSH102, OSH107, OSH207, OSH213)
8. Read and accurately interpret construction industry rules, regulations, standards and guidelines governing employee health and safety in the workplace. (OSH105AA, OSH106AA, OSH107, OSH203, OSH207, OSH212, OSH213)
9. Demonstrate OSHA 200 log record keeping methods and develop accident statistics and reports. (OSH107, OSH203, OSH207)
10. Evaluate electrical installations and control of hazards through OSHA standards and the National Electric Code. (OSH107, OSH210, OSH212, OSH213)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 23, 2012

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