hrm554 | Graduate

Occupational Health And Safety

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This course applies health and safety principles to reduce hazards to a productive work environment. Students will create a prevention program to promote occupational safety and health. Other topics include injury and illness compensation, safety risks, security risks, workplace violence, health and safety practices, emergency response plans, and issues related to substance abuse.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Laws and Regulations

    • Differentiate regulations related to occupational safety and health.
    • Correlate safety issues in an organization with associated regulations.

    Safety and Security Risks

    • Determine safety and security risks within an organization.
    • Evaluate the affect of safety and security risks on a business.
    • Identify risk assessment techniques.

    Occupational Safety

    • Identify the role of workers compensation in the workplace.
    • Create occupational safety and illness prevention strategies.
    • Identify applications of ergonomics in the workplace.

    Human Risk Factors

    • Explain the risk factors related to workplace violence, substance abuse, and stress.
    • Create mitigation strategies for workplace violence, substance abuse, and stress.

    Response Plans

    • Identify the elements of an occupational emergency response plan.
    • Summarize the key components of an evacuation hazard plan.

    Health and Safety Practices

    • Identify the role of internal and external resources in the creation of injury prevention plans.
    • Create a health and safety practices plan.
    • Explain the role of ethics in relation to occupational safety and health.
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