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OSH 100 - Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health

5.0 Credits
Introduces concepts of occupational safety and health, including regulatory agencies, financial and human impact of occupational injuries/illnesses, and workers compensation. Covers basic safety terminology and how to access safety information and resources.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the various fields of safety and risk management. (i.e., industrial hygiene, safety management, risk management, etc.). [REASON]
  2. Describe the regulatory agencies that deal with occupational and environmental safety and health and describe each organizations purpose and authority. (i.e., OSHA, L&I, EPA, DOT, etc.). [REASON]
  3. Understand basic terminology used in the field of occupational safety and health and apply it appropriately. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate how to access applicable rules and regulations. [ACT]
  5. Analyze the history and evolution of occupational safety and health as it pertains to a variety of communities and stake holders. [EXPLORE]
  6. Evaluate the impact (financial and social) of occupational injuries and illnesses. [EXPLORE]
  7. Explore the process of worker’s compensation and its effects on various stake holders. [REASON]
  8. Adopt a proactive approach to safety by following best practices in the field. [ACT]

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