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Industrial Safety and OSHA 10

Course Number: RET 188
Transcript Title: Industrial Safety and OSHA 10
Created: June 14, 2012
Updated: April 3, 2015
Total Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 20
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Repeats available for credit: 0
Approved delivery mode: Face-to-Face


EET 111

Course Description

Introduces safety practices in the electronics industry and covers industry OSHA-10 Safety Certified Training. Includes handling hazardous materials; safe use of flammable and combustible liquids; types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); fall protection; crane, ladder and scaffolding safety; safe use of hand and power tools. Prerequisites: EET 111.

Intended Outcomes

  1. Apply standard safety procedures in an industrial environment.
  2. Apply OSHA 10 safety practices in an industrial environment.
  3. Be prepared to take the OSHA 10 Certification test.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Homework assignments
  • Exams

Course Activities and Design

This course will be presented through lecture and discussion sessions.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • Workplace hazard/warning signs and labels.
  • Standard categories of hazardous materials.
  • Documentation used with hazardous materials, such as the MSDS.
  • Different levels of danger that exist with electrical shock.
  • Appropriate actions to take in the event of an electrical accident.
  • Situations under which static electricity may cause damage to electrical components (ESD-electrostatic discharge).
  • Practices for handling and working with electrical components, or electrical equipment that is sensitive to static electricity (ESD-electrostatic discharge).
  • Functions of the UL (Underwriters Laboratories), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), and VDE (Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker) product testing/certification agencies.
  • Examples of product design characteristics for meeting product electrical safety requirements.