ENHS1045 Modern Theories of Safety Programming

Students in this course will examine Behavior Based Safety Practices and other newer theories utilized in safety programming. Students will be required to develop a model safety program.




ENHS1010 and ENHS1035

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:
Compare differing styles of management
Characterize a Behavior Based Safety Program
Relate Total Quality Management to Total Safety Management
Describe the Regulatory Approach to Safety management
Outline the Critical Incident Technique of safety programming
Correlate the impact of voluntary compliance with ISO 14000 (International Organization for Standardization)
Demonstrate understanding of OSHA's VPP Program (Voluntary Protection Programs)
Describe Alliance Programs with OSHA Consultation
Develop a model safety program
Examine Employee Participation Practices in safety programming

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

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


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Credit Details