EPM 4525 - Workplace Safety Management
This course examines Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules governing work place safety and other applicable industry standards, like those of the American National Standards Institute and National Fire Protection Association. Students learn how to develop and apply compliance programs, how to reduce losses of direct and indirect costs due to accidents, and how to convince management and employees that safety programs are beneficial. Important programs and topics include development of costs of accidents, investigation programs, practical application of worker's compensation, confined space entry programs, injury/illness records and reporting, programs for new fall protective rules, personal protective equipment programs, and actions to develop financial and management support.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Environmental Policy and Management to see the next time this course is offered.