WETT1530 Understanding OSHA Safety Regulations in the Water Industry

Course Description

Students will study the intent of the OSHA regulations as they pertain to the safety of the individual in the water industry. Students will obtain an understanding of the development of OSHA. Students will also construct a facility safety and health manual based on the knowledge obtained in the classroom and information gathered through research and observation at a local utility

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Investigate the history of OSHA and the reasons for its development.
  • Judge the importance of management and employee involvement in a safety program.
  • Assess the primary hazards involved in the water industry.
  • Develop a job hazard analysis presentation.
  • Generate a safety presentation using the seven steps of presenting a safety program.
  • Construct and develop a utility safety manual.

Prerequisite

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3 credits: 3 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other