Industrial Safety and OSHA 10

Course Number: SAF 188
Transcript Title: Industrial Safety and OSHA 10
Created: May 12, 2014
Updated: August 13, 2019
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

Course Description

Introduces safety practices in the electronics industry and covers industry OSHA-10 Construction Safety Training. Includes handling hazardous materials; safe use of flammable and combustible liquids; types of Personal Protective Equipment; fall protection; crane, ladder and scaffolding safety; safe use of hand and power tools. An OSHA 10 card will be earned through the satisfactory, in-class completion of OSHA 10 construction safety and health requirements.

Intended Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize hazardous situations on the job.
  2. Apply the 29 CFR 1926 OSHA construction industry safety regulations in an industrial environment.
  3. Understand the OSHA 1910 and 1926 construction industry regulations.
  4. Understand worker safety rights.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment methods are to be determined by the instructor.  Typically, in class exams and quizzes, and homework assignments will be used.

Course Activities and Design

The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Topic 1: Why is OSHA important to you?

  • History of OSHA
  • OSHA’s mission
  • Importance of this training

Topic 2. What rights do you have under OSHA?

  • Right to a safe & healthful workplace
  • Right to know about hazardous chemicals
  • Right to information about injuries and illnesses in your workplace
  • Right to complain or request hazard correction from your employer
  • Right to training
  • Right to hazardous exposure records and medical records
  • Right to file a complaint with OSHA
  • Right to participate in an OSHA inspection
  • Right to be free from retaliation for exercising safety and health rights
  • Worker responsibilities

Topic 3. What responsibilities does your employer have under OSHA?

  • Provide a workplace free from recognized hazards & comply with OSHA standards
  • Provide training required by OSHA standards
  • Keep records of injuries and illnesses
  • Provide medical exams and access to exposure and medical records
  • Not discriminate against workers who exercise their rights
  • Post OSHA citations and abatement verification notices
  • Provide and pay for PPE

Topic 4. What do the OSHA standards say?

  • Types of standards
  • How the standards are organized

Topic 5. How are OSHA inspections conducted?

  • Inspection priorities
  • Stages of an inspection
  • Citations and penalties
  • Appeals process

Topic 6. Where can you go for help?

  • Sources within the workplace/worksite
  • Sources outside the workplace/worksite
  • How to file an OSHA complaint

Construction Focus Four:

  • Introduction
  • Fall Hazards
  • Caught In or – Between Hazards
  • Struck By Hazards
  • Electrocution Hazards

Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment

Health Hazards in Construction—e.g. noise, hazard

communication and silica

Stairways and Ladders

Managing Safety and Health

ELECTIVE Topics (depending on time and industry need)

  • Fire Protection and Prevention
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
  • Tools – Hand and Power
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Scaffolds
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors
  • Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine
  • Operations; Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead
  • Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades
  • Excavations
  • Concrete and Masonry Construction
  • Steel Erection
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • Ergonomics
  • Climb tower safety and fall protection