Grading Options: Letter A-F; Pass/No Pass; Audit in consultation with faculty
Introduces safety practices in the electronics industry and covers industry OSHA-10 Safety Certified
Training. Includes handling hazardous materials; safe use of flammable and combustible liquids; types of
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); fall protection; crane, ladder and scaffolding safety; safe use of
hand and power tools.
Apply standard safety procedures in an industrial environment.
Apply OSHA 10 safety practices in an industrial environment.
Be prepared to take the OSHA 10 Certification test
Outcome Assessment Strategies:
Text & Materials: (suggested and/or required)
Course Activities & Design:
This course will be presented through lecture and discussion sessions.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues, and Skills):
OSHA 10 certification.
Workplace hazard/warning signs and labels.
Standard categories of hazardous materials.
Documentation used with hazardous materials, such as the MSDS.
Different levels of danger that exist with electrical shock.
Appropriate actions to take in the event of an electrical accident.
Situations under which static electricity may cause damage to electrical
components (ESD ‐ electrostatic discharge).
Practices for handling and working with electrical components, or electrical
equipment that is sensitive to static electricity (ESD ‐ electrostatic discharge).
Functions of the UL (Underwriters Laboratories), CSA (Canadian Standards
Association), and VDE (Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker) product
Examples of product design characteristics for meeting product electrical safety requirements.