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BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS I.

GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION Course Number: MSCT 1101 Course Title: Occupational Safety and Health Credit Hours: 1 Prerequisite: None Division and Discipline: Workforce Training and Community Education/Manufacturing Skills Course Description: This course provides students with an understanding of current safety regulations, established safety practices, hazard recognition and the impact of behavior and environment on injury prevention. II. CLASSROOM POLICY Students and faculty of Barton County Community College constitute a special community engaged in the process of education. The college assumes that its students and faculty will demonstrate a code of personal honor that is based upon courtesy, integrity, common sense, and respect for others both within and outside the classroom. The College reserves the right to suspend a student for conduct that is detrimental to the Colleges educational endeavors as outlined in the College Catalog. Plagiarism on any academic endeavors at Barton County Community College will not be tolerated. Learn the rules of, and avoid instances of, intentional or unintentional plagiarism. Anyone seeking an accommodation under provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act should notify Student Support Services. Students are responsible for the following: III. COURSE AS VIEWED IN THE TOTAL CURRICULUM This course is one course that students complete in the pursuit of attaining the Manufacturing Skills Certification (MSC). This certificate curriculum was developed by the Kansas Institute for Technical Excellence (KITE) colleges in Kansas in collaboration with business and industry representatives within the manufacturing sector from the Central/South Central Kansas region. This course is not intended for transfer. IV. ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING/COURSE OUTCOMES

Barton County Community College assesses student learning at several levels: institutional, program, degree and classroom. The goal of these assessment activities is to improve student learning. As a student in this course, you will participate in various assessment activities. Results of these activities will be used to improve the content and delivery of Bartons instructional program. Upon completion of the course, the student will have a basic understanding of the skills which are essential to work safely in an industrial environment. The course uses practical application based material that is based on OSHA and NIOSH standards to better understand how to recognize health and physical hazards to develop a safer working environment. Upon completion of this course students will be able to: 1. Discuss the vocabulary of occupational health and safety. 2. Describe the regulatory structure governing occupational safety and health. 3. Explain the consequences of workplace injuries, as well as recent injury statistics. 4. Describe the impact of personal and environmental aspects on injury prevention. 5. Describe and follow established safety practices with regard to common occupational safety and health hazards. 6. Recognize hazards and identify how to reduce the risk of injury with regard to hazards. V. COURSE COMPETENCIES 1. Discuss the vocabulary of occupational health and safety. a. Define occupational injury and illness. b. Recognize hazards and risks. c. Differentiate between accidents and incidents. 2. Describe the regulatory structure governing occupational safety and health. a. Explain OSHA. b. Explain NIOSH. c. Explain injury classifications. 3. Explain the consequences of workplace injuries, as well as recent injury statistics. a. Discuss the cost of injuries and fatalities. b. Analyze national injury and illness statistics. c. Compare national industries and occupations with the highest rates of illness and injury. d. Examine the nature of disabling conditions. e. Analyze the perception of risk and the cause of injuries. 4. Describe the impact of personal and environmental aspects on injury prevention. a. Outline responsibilities of safety. b. Interpret the injury (accident) pyramid. c. Compare personal protection equipment. d. List hazard controls. e. Determine proper electrical, fire and health protection. 5. Describe and follow established safety practices with regard to common occupational safety and health hazards.

a. Explain how safety programs function. b. Discuss chemical safety relative to: i. Hazard communication standard. ii. MSDS. iii. Types of hazard. c. Review tool safety. d. Define safe material handling. e. Define machine safety. f. Distinguish between lockout and tagout. g. Define electrical safety. h. Discuss safe work practices. 6. Recognize hazards and identify how to reduce the risk of injury with regard to hazards. a. Outline hazard recognition. b. Analyze job safety. c. Recognize electrical, chemical, mechanical, environmental and health hazards. VI. INSTRUCTOR'S EXPECTATIONS OF STUDENTS IN CLASS Students are individually responsible for: 1. Awareness and comprehension of all course material requirements and assignments presented in this syllabus. 2. Awareness and adherence to all deadlines for the completion of assignments as announced. 3. Awareness of test dates and times as announced. 4. Awareness of adherence to all college policies and regulations regarding academic conduct and social conduct. 5. Awareness and comprehension of substantive material presented in lectures, discussions, handout materials and assigned readings. VII. TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS To be determined. VIII. REFERENCES None IX. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION AND EVALUATION Methods of instruction will include classroom lecture, homework, classroom discussion participation, and written exams. The required percentage necessary for the satisfactory completion of the class is 70 percent. The grading scale is as follows:

90 - 100 A 80 - 89 B 70 - 79 C 60 - 69 D 59 and lower F All exams will be made up within one week of the class exam date. Arrangements must be made by the student with the instructor to set up the test make-up at a time approved by the instructor. X. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS Regular attendance in class and laboratory sessions is an obligation assumed by each student at the time of registration. It is the student's responsibility to fulfill all the requirements of a course as prescribed by the instructor. If a student must miss a class, arrangements should be made in advance with the instructor. Instructors have the responsibility to provide the opportunity for students to make up, in a reasonable and appropriate manner, work missed for a school-related activity, verifiable illness, personal emergency, or death of a family member. A published procedure allows students to address inequities in this policy. XI. COURSE OUTLINE Class Coverage Discuss the vocabulary of occupational health & safety; Discuss the regulatory structure governing occupational safety & health; Explain the consequences of workplace injuries, as well as recent injury statistics; Utilize safety videos with content test. Describe the impact of personal and environmental aspects on injury prevention. Utilize safety videos with content test. Describe and follow established safety practices with regard to common occupational safety and health hazards. Utilize safety videos with content test. Recognize hazards and identify how to reduce the risk of injury with regard to hazards. Utilize safety videos and content test. Complete safety video series with content test. Review materials and Q & A.

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SYLLABUS ADDENDUM Course Number: Course Title: Occupational Safety and Health Instructor: Academic Term:

ADDENDUM TO SECTION III Course Transferability to Regent Universities Occupational Safety and Health at BCCC is not intended for transfer. INSTITUTION Emporia State University Fort Hays State University Kansas State University Pittsburg State University University of Kansas Wichita State University
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