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AGC 131 Safety Part II
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
AGEC: 
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety requirements for heavy equipment operators, including inspections, reporting procedures, and the use of protective gear.

Prerequisites: Student must be sponsored by an AGC contractor to enroll.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge) Define terms associated with equipment safety and operations.
2. (Comprehension) Identify proper safety practices with regard to bulldozers, backhoes, front-end loaders and scrapers.
3. (Analysis) Identify the main risk and safety factors involved in trenching.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Per National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Standards; URL: http://www.nccer.org/assessments.aspx:
1. Successfully complete Safety Part II Module Examination #22202 with a score of at least 70%.
2. Perform the required safety and operational checks for bulldozers, backhoes, front-end loaders and scrapers.
3. Identify different types of shoring and identify when each should be used.
4. Performance profile tasks. Students will:
a) Perform proper pre-start check procedures for bulldozer, scraper, front-end loader and backhoe.
b) Identify the different types of shoring and the parts that make up shoring systems, per given examples.