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MET 106 Industrial Safety
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed:  


Description: Safety, health management and accident prevention in the industrial work environment are covered. Topics include the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act, (OSHA), materials handling, electrical safety, machine safety, first response to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs and color codes, recognition of safety and health hazards accident prevention, and management responsibilities.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the five functions of the plant safety and health manager. (I)
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the four concepts of hazard avoidance. (II)
3. (Knowledge Level) Define the impact of federal regulations on safety and health concerns in the work place. (III)
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe building and facility features, including floors and stairways, working surfaces, and structural egress paths, and the construction and maintenance of each from a safety and health standpoint. (IV)
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe safe handling and storage procedures for hazardous materials. (V)
6. (Application Level) Identify, describe, and demonstrate the emergency first aid treatment for common emergencies, including: choking, heart attack, electrical shock, burns, heat stroke and exhaustion, inhalation, amputation, bleeding, neck/head/back injuries and broken bones. (XV)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate the correct procedures for safe mechanical and manual handling of various materials in varying weights and shapes and describe the correct rack, bulk, or palletized storage procedures for these materials. (VII)
8. (Comprehension Level) Describe the various steps required for machine and tool guarding, including: the point of operation, power transmission apparatus, saws, abrasive wheel machinery, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and powered and non-powered hand tools. (VIII)
9. (Analysis Level) Recognize safety precautions for machine tool use. (IX)
10. (Knowledge Level) Identify safety devices and procedures to follow that will reduce the possibility of an electrical accident. (X)
11. (Knowledge Level) List ten observable conditions that could indicate the presence of health and safety hazards. (XI)
12. (Comprehension Level) Describe the meaning, uses, and purpose of various safety colors and signs, including: danger, caution, exit, electrical, noise, eye, moving vehicle, and radiation, biological, and chemical hazards. (XII)
13. (Comprehension Level) List and discuss the points that should be included in a fire prevention plan. (XIII)
14. (Knowledge Level) List the five generally accepted steps in accident prevention. (XIV)
15. (Comprehension Level) Describe CPR and First Aid procedures. (XV)

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None