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OSH 111 - Occupational Safety and Health for General Industry

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 0.5
Description: This course serves as a safety and health training program designed for general industry personnel. The course will cover employee rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards. Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) standards that relate to hazard identification and control will be covered. This course is “OSHA-authorized.” Therefore, students who successfully complete the course are eligible for the OSHA 30 hour card in General Industry.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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Students who already have this knowledge may qualify for prior learning credit. https://www.schoolcraft.edu/student-records/prior-learning-credits
Course Competencies
  1. Explain the history of OSHA and the impact it has had on industry.
  2. Demonstrate safety and health in the workplace.
  3. Investigate walking and working surfaces.
  4. Determine required job training including use of proper personal protection equipment.
  5. Differentiate the components of emergency action planning.
  6. Distinguish electrical and machinery hazards.
  7. Demonstrate Lockout/Tagout.
  8. Summarize the importance of ergonomics in the work place.
  9. Demonstrate the use of powered industrial vehicles for materials handling.
  10. Explain hazard communication and global harmonization.
  11. Illustrate how falls can be prevented.

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