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Enrollment Information
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Prerequisites: Graduate Standing OR Instructor Consent.
This course covers the application of relevant safety and health concepts to real-world manufacturing and work environments. Students will help mitigate and minimize occupational hazards present at local manufacturing facilities. the proper selection and implementation of engineering and administrative controls as well as the proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment (PPE) will be heavily emphasized. Medical management of injuries and illnesses will also be discussed along with recognized preventive medicine strategies. The hierarchy of hazard controls (engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment) and regulatory standards relating to the use of personal protective equipment will be explained. This class stresses the importance of engineering controls and the limitations of individual PPE.