OSHA 7500 (OSX 920i) Introduction to Safety and Health Management

 

Course Description
This course covers the effective implementation of a company’s safety and health management system.  The course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system, and central issues that are critical to each element’s proper management.

This course is an interactive training session focusing on class discussion and workshops.  Upon course completion students will have the ability to evaluate, develop, and implement an effective safety and health management system for their company.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the benefits of implementing a safety and health management system
  2. Describe the core elements of an effective health and safety program
  3. Describe the key processes for each program element.

Targeted Audience:

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Course Objectives:

Overview of a Safety and Health Management System
Element 1-Management of Leadership and Employee Involvement
Element 2- Worksite Analysis
Element 3- Hazard Prevention and Control
Element 4- Safety and Health Training

CEUs: 0.7
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Cost: $185
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.

Course Schedule: 8am to 5pm

Evaluation
Student grades will be determined by 100% attendance and classroom activities.

Grading Policy
This course is offered for CEU credit and is graded on a Credit (CR) / No Credit (NC) basis only.

Attendance
Student attendance is required for the entire period of each class meeting in order to receive a Credit (CR) grade. All students must sign in every day. Late arrivals and early departures from class may be counted as a missed class.  (For example, arriving more than 15 minutes late or leaving more than 15 minutes early will be counted as an absence).
Policy on Due Dates and Make-up Work

No late or make-up work will be accepted.

Computer/Information Literacy Expectations for Students enrolled at CSUDH
Students in this class are expected to: 1) use the university email system (Toromail), 2) use Blackboard, 3) use a word processing program for writing assignments (e.g., Microsoft Word), 4) be able to access assigned websites through the internet, 5) use the Library databases to find peer-reviewed journal literature, 6) be able to create a power point presentation, and 7) be able to paraphrase concepts without plagiarizing.
For additional information about computing on campus, including tutorials, students should go to:  http://www.csudh.edu/infotech/labs
http://www.csudh.edu/infotech/student_index.shtml 

Academic Integrity   
Each student is expected to adhere to the University Academic Integrity Policy in the CSUDH University Catalog: http://www4.csudh.edu/student-rights/academic-integrity/
“Academic dishonesty usually refers to forms of cheating and plagiarism which result in students giving or receiving unauthorized assistance in an academic exercise or receiving credit for work which is not their own.” 

For courses offered for noncredit or continuing education units, integrity extends to meeting prerequisite requirements and signing rosters to verify attendance.   Suspected incidents of academic fraud should be reported to your Extended Education program director and will be investigated and may result in further actions.

Accommodation of Students
It is the policy of California State University Dominguez Hills to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act adopted by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.  CSUDH Disabled Student Services (DSS) office is located in Welch Hall (WH), phone 310-243-3660, fax 310-516-4247.

Course Evaluations
Course evaluations and program surveys are important components of the educational process. Students in this course will complete course evaluation forms distributed at the end of the course. Evaluation is anonymous.

 

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