Maricopa Community Colleges  GTC106   19886-19956 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/10/87
GTC106 19886-19956 LEC 2 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Industrial Safety
Safety, health management and accident prevention in industrial work environment. Role of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) act, materials handling, electrical safety, machine safety, first response to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs and color codes, recognition of safety and health hazards accident prevention, and management's responsibilities. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
GTC106   19886-19956 Industrial Safety
1. Describe the five functions of the plant safety and health manager. (I)
2. Describe the four concepts of hazard avoidance. (II)
3. Define the impact of federal regulations on safety and health concerns in the work place. (III)
4. Describe building and facility features, including floors and stairways, working surfaces, and structural egress paths, and the construction and maintenance of each from a safety and health standpoint. (IV)
5. Describe safe handling and storage procedures for hazardous materials. (V)
6. Identify, describe, and demonstrate the emergency first aid treatment for common emergencies, including: Choking, heart attack, electrical shock, burns, heat stroke and exhaustion, inhalation, amputation, bleeding, neck/head/back injuries and broken bones. (XV)
7. Describe and demonstrate the correct procedures for safe mechanical and manual handling of various materials in varing weights and shapes and describe the correct rack, bulk, or palletized storage procedures for these materials. (VII)
8. Describe the various steps required for machine and tool guarding, including: The point of operation, power transmission apparatus, saws, abrasive wheel machinery, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and powered and nonpowered hand tools. (VIII)
9. Recognize safety precautions for machine tool use. (IX)
10. Identify safety devices and procedures to follow that will reduce the possibility of an electrical accident. (X)
11. List ten observable conditions that could indicate the presence of health and safety hazards. (XI)
12. Describe the meaning, uses, and purpose of various safety colors and signs, including: Danger, caution, exit, electrical, noise, eye, moving vehicle, and radiation, biological, and chemical hazards. (XII)
13. List and discuss the points that should be included in a fire prevention plan. (XIII)
14. List the five generally accepted steps in accident prevention. (XIV)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
GTC106   19886-19956 Industrial Safety
    I. Safety and Health Manager and the Development of its Function
        A. Role in corporate structure
        B. Responsibilities to company and workers
        C. Training
        D. Safety and health economics
        E. Accident cause analysis
      II. Concepts of Hazard Avoidance
          A. Enforcement approach
          B. Psychological approach
          C. Engineering approach
          D. Analytical approach
        III. Impact of Federal Regulations
            A. Standards (OSHAct, TOSCA, CPSC, ANSI, NFPA)
            B. Enforcement
            C. Future Trends
          IV. Buildings and Facilities
              A. Walking and working surfaces
              B. Egress paths
              C. Illumination
              D. Construction and maintenance requirements
            V. Hazardous Materials
                A. Flammable Liquids
                B. Gases
                C. Acids
                D. Solvents
                E. Safe handling and disposal methods
              VI. First Response to Emergencies
                  A. Fire
                  B. Chemical
                  C. Medical
                  D. Emergency evacuation procedures
                VII. Materials Handling and Storage (Non-hazardous)
                    A. Human lifting
                    B. Industrial trucks
                    C. Material storage
                  VIII. Machine Guarding
                      A. General machine guarding
                      B. Guarding the point of operation
                    IX. General Machine and Hand Tool Safe Operating Procedures
                        A. Floor mounted power machines
                        B. Portable powered machines
                        C. Hand tools
                      X. Electrical Hazards
                          A. Electrocution
                          B. Fire
                          C. Static
                        XI. Recognition of Hazards
                            A. Tours and pictures of work areas
                            B. Hazards
                            C. Corrective procedures
                          XII. Safety Warning Signs and Colors
                              A. Standard colors for warnings and cautions
                              B. Standard sign shapes for warnings and cautions
                              C. Procedures for double locking safety switches
                            XIII. Fire Protection and Prevention
                                A. Prevention
                                B. Evaluation procedures
                                C. Fire brigades
                                D. Fire extinguishers
                              XIV. Five Generally Accepted Accident Prevention Steps
                                  A. Collect data
                                  B. Analyze data
                                  C. Select remedy
                                  D. Apply remedy
                                  E. Monitor
                                XV. Personal Protection and First Aid
                                    A. Hearing and eye protection
                                    B. Respiratory and head protection
                                    C. First Aid
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