VSP-153a Industrial Safety

Course Description:    This course is designed to make the trainees aware of basic safety practices and to encourage them to develop safe working habits.  The aim is the prevention of accidents that result in personal injuries, damage to facilities and/or equipment. Reference is made to various legislation relevant to safety practices.

  • This course also meets PLO #1 of CA in Carpentry, CA in Cabinet/Furniture Making CA in Masonry, CA in Plumbing,and CA in Small Engine, Equipment, and Outboard Motor Repair  programs.

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

  1. Identify safety and occupational health requirements in the building industry.
  2. Use competently specified hand and power tools for air-conditioning, carpentry, electrical, landscaping, and plumbing trades.
  3. Perform basic hand skills in maintaining air-conditioning, electrical, and plumbing systems to given specifications.
  4. Perform basic hand skills in maintaining buildings and grounds.
  5. Interpret information from blueprint drawings.
  6. Participate in the building maintenance profession.

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

  1. Identify the responsibilities and personal characteristics of a professional craftsperson.
  2. Explain the role that safety plays in the construction crafts.
  3. Describe what job-site safety means.
  4. Explain the appropriate safety precautions around common job-site hazards.
  5. Demonstrate the use and care of appropriate personal protective equipment..

SLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

PLO 3

PLO 4

PLO 5

PLO 6

1

DM

 

 

 

 

 

2

DM

 

 

 

 

 

3

DM

 

 

 

 

 

4

IDM

 

 

 

 

 

5

DM

 

 

 

 

 

I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

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

      General SLO 1. Identify the responsibilities and personal characteristics of a professional
craftsperson.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1 Identify the responsibilities of a professional  craftsperson.

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

1.2 Explain the characteristics of a professional  craftsperson.

 General SLO 2. Explain the role that safety plays in the construction crafts.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Explain the causes of accidents.

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

2.2 Explain the results of the above causes of accidents.

General SLO 3. Describe what job-site safety means.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Explain the employer’s OSHA obligations

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

3.2 Explain the employee’s OSHA obligations.

     General SLO 4. Explain the appropriate safety precautions around common job-site hazards.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4.1 List and demonstrate the five (5) housekeeping rules.

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

4.2 Explain appropriate safety precautions around the     following: Welding, Hoses, Regulators, Work Area,
and Trenches and Excavations

4.3 Explain the use of Lockout Tags and barricades.

General SLO 5. Demonstrate the use and care of appropriate personal protective equipment.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

5.1 List four things that must be done with Protective Equipment

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

5.2 Demonstrate the Safe use of the following: Hard hat, Safety glasses, Safety shield, Gloves, Safety shoes, Hearing protection, and Respiratory protection

D. COURSE CONTENT

  1. Responsibilities and characteristics of a professional craftsperson.
  2. Accidents: causes and results.
  3. Company safety policies & OSHA regulations
  4. Construction site job hazards
  5. Personal protective equipment

E. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
  Working in groups given:

  • Resources
  • Verbal presentation to the group of learners
  • Workplace visits to study recent and emerging trends that are current to the industry.

F. REQUIRED TEXT AND COURSE MATERIALS

National Center for Construction Education and Research, (2000) Core Curriculum 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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