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AGC 103 Basic Safety
Credit Hours:  0.5
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 0.5 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Need-to-know OSHA safety regulations, personal protective equipment, basic construction safety, and procedures for reporting accidents.

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

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge level) Identify the responsibilities and personal characteristics of a professional craft person.
2. (Comprehension level) Explain the role that safety plays in the construction crafts.
3. (Comprehension level) Describe what job site safety means.
4. (Comprehension level) Explain the appropriate safety precautions around common job site hazards.
5. (Application level) Demonstrate the use and care of appropriate personal protective equipment.
6. (Application level) Demonstrate safe procedures for lifting heavy objects.
7. (Comprehension level) Describe safe behavior on and around ladders and scaffolds.
8. (Comprehension level) Explain the importance of the HazCom (Hazard Communication Standard) requirement and MSDSs (Material Safety Data Sheets).
9. (Comprehension level) Describe fire prevention and fire fighting techniques.
10. (Comprehension level) Describe safe work procedures around electrical hazards.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Per National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Standards; URL: http://www.nccer.org/assessments.aspx:
1. Successful completion of the Basic Safety module evaluation #00101.00 at a score higher than 70%.
2. Complete tasks safely by adhering to OSHA standards.
3. Performance profile tasks:
a) Inspect personal protective equipment (PPE) to determine if it is safe to use (PPE should include safety goggles, hard hat, gloves, safety harness, and safety shoes).
b) Properly don and remove personal protective equipment (PPE should include safety goggles, hard hat, and safety harness).
c) Demonstrate safe lifting at 100% proficiency.