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Course Description

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Occupational Safety and Health - OSH 111

Occupational Safety and Health for General Industry

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0.5 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

This course serves as a safety and health training program designed for general industry personnel. The course will cover employee rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards. Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) standards that relate to hazard identification and control will be covered. This course is “OSHA-authorized.” Therefore, students who successfully complete the course are eligible for the OSHA 30 hour card in General Industry.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the history of OSHA and the impact it has had on industry.
  • Demonstrate safety and health in the workplace.
  • Investigate walking and working surfaces.
  • Determine required job training including use of proper personal protection equipment.
  • Differentiate the components of emergency action planning.
  • Distinguish electrical and machinery hazards.
  • Demonstrate Lockout/Tagout.
  • Summarize the importance of ergonomics in the work place.
  • Demonstrate the use of powered industrial vehicles for materials handling.
  • Explain hazard communication and global harmonization.
  • Illustrate how falls can be prevented.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 111543452OSH Gen IndustryMEC2McLean C12/24/0Open$125.00W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM MEC255
W  08:00 PM-08:26 PM MEC255

Winter; 2022; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 111513402OSH Gen IndustryMEC2McLean C7/14/0Open$125.00W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM MEC255
W  03:00 PM-03:26 PM MEC410

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday