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Course Description

This course introduces aspects of occupational health and safety that are relevant to students regardless of their career choice. In the first half of the course, we will discuss workplace safety and accidents including what to do in case of a work-related incident. In the second half of the course, the nature of common occupational health hazards, their effects upon the human body and examples of typical protective devices and measures to reduce the risk are examined. Techniques of hazard recognition, evaluation and control are examined.

Notes

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.

Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

Note for Intensive sections only: intensive section(s) of this course, scheduled for delivery over a 5 day period, will require students to be in class throughout each day, and may include additional asynchronous components, recorded material, group work. etc. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

This course includes on-campus section(s) for the Spring/Summer 2022 term. To determine on-campus sections look for “Classroom” on the section details summary and/or “Downtown” as the location. Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination in order to attend on-campus classes. For more details about fulfilling vaccination requirements, visit Chang School’s COVID-19 Information and Updates.

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Course Sections
Class Number
1537
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $596.02 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1538
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $596.02 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1778
Type
LEC
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 6:00PM
Dates
May 02, 2022 to May 06, 2022
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $596.02 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1779
Type
LEC
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 6:00PM
Dates
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 17, 2022
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $596.02 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information