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INDS 155 - Industrial Safety

1.5 Credit: (0 lecture, 2 open-lab, 0 clinical) 2 Contact Hours:

This course covers basic industrial safety practices, and includes examples of unsafe practices. Safety topics include: fire, electrical, moving machinery, lifting, vision and hearing and overhead work.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Examine basic workplace safety.

  1. Define a built-in hazard.
  2. Explain how different types of on-the-job injuries are caused.
  3. Describe methods of preventing accidents from causing injuries.
  4. Explain types of off-the-job injuries.
  5. Explain the precautions to take before entering an enclosed space, tunnel, or manhole.
  6. Explain how to work safely in a high-traffic area.
  7. Demonstrate proper lifting/carrying techniques.

Goal 2:  Demonstrate the safe use of tools.

  1. Describe signs of a defective hand tool.
  2. Demonstrate the safe use of hand tools.
  3. Demonstrate safe use of sharp tools.
  4. Demonstrate safe use of a hand-truck.

Goal 3:  Demonstrate the safe use of machines.

  1. Demonstrate the safe use of a gasoline engine.
  2. Demonstrate the safe use of a ladder.
  3. Demonstrate lock-out/tag-out.
  4. Explain various types of hazardous machine motions.
  5. Identify the various pinch points in a machine.
  6. Explain the function of various mechanical safeguards on a machine.
  7. Demonstrate repair of a damaged wire.

Goal 4:  Demonstrate the use of personal protective gear.

  1. Demonstrate use of protective clothing.
  2. Demonstrate the use of respiratory equipment.

Goal 5:  Demonstrate techniques for dealing with fire.

  1. Compare firefighting agents.
  2. Demonstrate the use of various types of fire extinguishers.

Goal 6:  Examine laws related to workplace safety.

  1. Demonstrate the use of MSDS sheets.
  2. Explain how to store a chemical safely.
  3. Examine OSHA.
  4. Examine MIOSHA.

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