ENHS1040 Safety Laws, Regulations, and Standards

This course covers the process, sources and applications for minimum safety requirements established by laws, regulations, standards and codes. Included are: Federal, State, and Local laws, agencies, regulations, codes, and voluntary standards.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Relate Code of Federal Regulation 1910 and Occupational Safety and Health Administration to general industry
Correlate impact of Mining Safety and Health Administration standards on the construction industry
Relate Department of Transportation regulations to the transportation ofbusiness products and practices
Compare Environmental Protection Agency rules and Pollution Control Agency rules to business practices and production
Explain the relationship of Federal Railroad Administration regulations to business transportation practices
Determine agency jurisdiction
Discuss voluntary compliance
Explain the relationship of Federal Aviation Agency regulations to business practices
Identify impact of consensus standard formulating agencies on businesses
Relate Code of Federal Regulation 1910 and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards to construction businesses

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details