VSP-121 Industrial Safety Electrical/Electronic

Course Description:    This course is designed to introduce the students to safe working practices in the Electrical and Electronic Industries. The emphasis is on the safety measures that must be taken in the Industry, particularly when working with activated equipment. The course will make the students aware of the dangers and increase their awareness on the prevention of industrial accidents.

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
The student will be able to:

  1. Practice safety and occupational health procedures in the work place.
  2. Use electricity hand and power tools competently.
  3. Test electrical equipment.
  4. Interpret schematic wiring diagrams and waveforms.
  5. Determine the amount of load per circuit.
  6. Install residential wiring circuits according to given specification and plan.

B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:
The student will be able to:

  1. Understand how a person can receive an electrical shock and the effects of electrical shocks.
  2. Know how to prevent electrical shocks and how to provide treatment for electrical shocks.
  3. Know how to suppress electrical fires.
  4. Recognize and identify safety colors.
  5. Understand and follow hand and electrical tool precautions.

SLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

PLO 3

PLO 4

PLO 5

PLO 6

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I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - SPECIFIC:
The student will be able to:

General SLO 1. Understand how a person can receive an electrical shock and the effects of electrical shocks.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1 Recognize potential danger.

Oral questioning
Written tests
Computer-managed testing
Individual written assignments
Active participation in group activity

1.2 Recognize electrical warnings and cautions.
1.3 Develop good safe working habits.

General SLO 2. Know how to prevent electrical shocks and how to provide treatment for electrical shocks.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Describe how to prevent electrical shock.           

Oral questioning
Written tests
Computer-managed testing
Individual written assignments
Active participation in group activity

2.2 Describe how to prevent electrical burns.

2.3 Describe how to prevent electrical fires.

2.4 Understand how to care for electrical and hand tools.

General SLO 3. Know how to suppress electrical fires.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Identify fire hazards in the working area.

Oral questioning
Written tests
Computer-managed testing
Individual written assignments
Active participation in group activity

3.2 Describe how to put out electrical fire.

General SLO 4. Recognize and identify safety colors.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Describe the purpose of hazardous signs.

Oral questioning
Written tests
Computer-managed testing
Individual written assignments
Active participation in group activity

4.2 Recognize various types of electrical warning signs.

4.3 Identify various electrical warning signs.

General SLO 5. Understand and follow hand and electrical tool precautions.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

5.1 Describe the proper uses of various electrical tools.

Oral questioning
Written tests
Computer-managed testing
Individual written assignments
Active participation in group activity

5.2 Describe the proper use of hand tools.

5.3 Demonstrate the proper care for electrical and hand tools.

D. COURSE CONTENT

  1. Safety.
    1. Recognize potential danger.
    2. Pay attention to warnings and cautions.
    3. Develop safety habits.     
  2. Accidents.
    1. Electrical shock
    2. Electrical burn.
    3. Electrical fire.
    4. Misuse of tools and equipment.
  3. Electrical fire.
    1. Identify fire hazards
    2. Prevention.
  4. Safety colors.
    1. Use
    2. Recognize.
    3. Identify    
  5. Tool precautions.
    1. Use
    2. Maintenance.

E. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

Computer Aided Instruction, lecture, and discussion.

F. REQUIRED TEXTS AND COURSE MATERIALS 

National Center for Construction Education and Research, (2008) Electrical Level One Trainee Guide. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall (or most recent edition)

G. REFERENCE MATERIALS

None

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS

None

I. EVALUATION

The student must achieve 70% mastery or a “C” grade to pass this course.

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION

None

 

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