An introduction to safety and loss prevention in the workplace with an emphasis on the supervisor's responsibility for maintaining a safe, productive environment. Students will study safety concepts, hazard controls, developing safety and health programs, and federal- and state-mandated regulations.
This course is dedicated to the management of safety issues in organizations. Safety has become an important part of every business operation. We will define, study, and practice the concepts of risk management and loss control management. General topics will include all liabilities of business, disaster and recovery issues, security concerns, outside contractor matters, DOT and vehicle regulations, workers' compensation, business site evaluation of needs, and more. The Management of Safety course ties all aspects of the Safety certificate program together. Students enrolling in this course should have at least two years of prior work experience and basic working knowledge of a safety program or the approval of the instructor.
This course is designed for students to examine and gain working knowledge of the major OSHA Industrial Safety standards and paperwork process. Students will review, discuss and develop plans of action to implement OSHA requirements in the workplace.
In Personal Skills for Supervisors, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with the time management, stress, and related challenges to a supervisor. Each learner will demonstrate the application of time management techniques, personal planning, continuous learning, valuing rights and responsibilities of others, effective communication, assertiveness, and dealing effectively with stress.
In Team Building and Problem Solving, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to facilitate problem solving in a team environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of group work, necessary roles in a team, stages of team development, different approaches to problem solving, consensus, systematic process of problem definition, data acquisition, analysis, developing alternative solutions, solution implementation, evaluation, and documentation.
Total: 14 Credits
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