Industrial Safety and OSHA 10

Course Number: SAF 188
Transcript Title: Industrial Safety and OSHA 10
Created: May 12, 2014
Updated: April 26, 2022
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 10
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 industrial safety practices and covers industry OSHA-10 Construction Safety 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. 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. Understand and apply the OSHA 1910 and 1926 construction industry safety regulations.
  3. 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.

Texts and Materials

  • Training material provided
  • osha.gov website

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)

Outcome #1: Recognize hazardous situations on the job.
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Electrocution
  • Struck-by
  • Caught in/between
  • Hazardous materials
  • Machine guarding
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Ergonomics
Outcome #2: Understand and apply the OSHA 1910 and 1926 construction industry safety regulations.
  • Cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and conveyors
  • Excavations
  • Handling, storage, usage, and disposal of materials
  • Scaffolds
  • Hand and power tools
Outcome #3: Understand worker safety rights.
  • Rights of workers
  • Responsibilities of employers
  • How to file a complaint