Green Industrial Safety

Course Number: GT 102
Transcript Title: Green Industrial Safety
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: April 3, 2015
Total Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 20
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default)
Repeats available for credit: 0
Approved delivery mode: online


Course Description

Students learn the essential skills needed to develop and maintain safe work habits in various industrial workplaces following OR-OSHA guidelines, including general accident prevention. Students demonstrate safe use of tools/equipment commonly found in a variety of manufacturing and construction industries. Emphasis will be put on safety procedures leading to sustainable practices and results. Prerequisites: GT 101.

Intended Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate safe shop practices.
  2. Maintain a safe work environment and effective shop housekeeping procedures.
  3. Identify and use appropriate clothing and personal protective equipment.
  4. Prevent work-related injuries and accidents in the workplace.
  5. Demonstrate required safety procedures and record-keeping processes, including OR-OSHA guidelines.
  6. Respond to emergencies.
  7. Demonstrate proper us, maintenance and storage of hand tools.
  8. Display proper use of tools to make precision measurements.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Intelitek on-line activities including end of section tests and final evaluation.
  2. Instructor generated evaluation including tests and projects.
  3. Hands on evaluation.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Introduction to safety in a green environment
  • Personal safety
  • Safe shop practices
  • Ergonomics
  • Accident prevention/lock out/tag out
  • Hazardous materials and waste
  • Material safety data sheets and standard workplace hazard/warning signs and labels
  • Hand tools
  • Basic power tools
  • Tool cleaning and storage