Industrial Safety and OSHA 10
Course Number: RET 188
Transcript Title: Industrial Safety and OSHA 10
Created: June 14, 2012
Updated: September 25, 2013
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
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.
- Apply standard safety procedures in an industrial environment.
- Apply OSHA 10 safety practices in an industrial environment.
- Be prepared to take the OSHA 10 Certification test.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Homework assignments
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.