Occupational Safety & Health Certificates
occupational safety & health certificates
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THE AU certificate programs deliver specialized training to those interested in developing specific skills and knowledge for personal and/or professional development in their field of study. Students select and complete four courses (12 semester hours) to earn a certificate.

THE AU certificate programs deliver specialized training to those interested in developing specific skills and knowledge for personal and/or professional development in their field of study. Students select and complete four courses (12 semester hours) to earn a certificate.  

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THE AU certificate programs deliver specialized training to those interested in developing specific skills and knowledge for personal and/or professional development in their field of study. Students select and complete four courses (12 semester hours) to earn a certificate.

 

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THE AU certificate programs deliver specialized training to those interested in developing specific skills and knowledge for personal and/or professional development in their field of study. Students select and complete four courses (12 semester hours) to earn a certificate.

Occupational Safety & Health Certificates

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Analysis of how sociology can be used to study sport in society. Focuses on sports and sport-related behaviors as they occur in social and cultural contexts and uses concepts, theories, and research as tools that enable students to examine sports as a part of culture.

Objectives

  1. Describe the sociology of sports and reasons it should be studied.
  2. Relate modern social theories to better management and decision-making in sports.
  3. Evaluate the impact sociology of sports has on decision-making in high school and college sports.
  4. Describe how organized sports programs affect the socialization of children.
  5. Discuss principles and concepts of deviance and violence in sports.
  6. Assess societal issues that result from gender, race, and ethnic diversity in sports.
  7. Discuss commercialization of sports such as the role of money and power.
  8. Explain the global impact of sports.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Sports in society: Issues and controversies (Rev: 11th ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2015)
Author: Coakley, J. J.
ISBN: 978-0-07-802252-4
Price: $162.18

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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Examines the theoretical and practical implications of marketing in the sports industry by presenting a framework to help explain and organize the strategic marketing process. Offers a growing appreciation on the globalization of sports and an understanding of the ethical issues emerging in sports and their impact on sport marketing decisions.

Objectives

  1. Provide a framework or conceptual model of the strategic marketing process that can be applied to the sports industry.
  2. Evaluate the growing emphasis on the globalization of sport.
  3. Analyze current research in the area of sport marketing and interpret the results.
  4. Explain the ethical issues that are emerging in sports and their impact in sport marketing decisions.
  5. Offer a balanced treatment of all aspects of sports marketing at all levels by listing up-to-date treatments.
  6. Explain the concepts and theories unique to sports marketing and discuss basic principles in the context of sports.
  7. Interpret comprehensive coverage of the functions of sports marketing.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Sports marketing: A strategic perspective (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Prentice Hall (2009)
Author: Shank, M. D.
ISBN: 978-0-13-228535-3
Price: $125.26

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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Reviews the theory and practice of fundraising in sport-related fields and provides specific, helpful ideas for conducting fundraising activities in sports business. Combines fundraising theory and practical advice so learners can organize and develop fundraising plans.

Objectives

  1. Explain the fundraising process, to include the importance of fundraising.
  2. Explain the nature and principle of sport business.
  3. Identify different types of fundraising methods.
  4. Develop practical fundraising plans in sport programs and/or events.
  5. Discuss varied methods for implementing potential fundraising plans.
  6. Create a fundraising plan that includes how to induce potential sponsors.
  7. Recognize publicity and promotional tactics.
  8. Discuss personnel management in the operation of fundraising projects.
  9. Examine key legal issues that include, but are not limited to, liability concerns, risk management, and insurance matters.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Fundraising for sport and athletics

Publisher: Fitness Information Technology (2012)
Author: Leonard, R.
ISBN: 978-1-935412-33-5
Price: $74.10

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A study of the principles of efficient management and leadership concepts as applicable to the sport industry. Focuses on principles and techniques of management relating to programs, facilities, special events, and personnel. Topics include key personnel issues in sport management situations; ethics, law, and governance in sport management; the role of the marketing process in sport administration; and economics, accounting, and budgeting.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the field of sport management.
  2. Examine sport management and governance.
  3. Explain the importance of ethics in sport sociology for sport managers.
  4. Classify issues in the sport business industry, to include social, cultural, legal, and economic.
  5. Explain the process of consumer decision-making in sport management.
  6. Describe organizational behavior in the context of the sport industry.
  7. Discuss career opportunities in the sport industry.
  8. Analyze the efficient management and leadership strategies used in labor-management relations to resolve disputes involving professional sports teams.
  9. Summarize the influence of marketing on sport management.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Contemporary sport management (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Human Kinetics (2014)
Author: Pedersen, P. M., & Thibault, L. (Eds.)
ISBN: 978-1-4504-6965-4
Price: $116.48

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An overview of federal, state, and local laws that are applicable to the hospitality industry. The primary focus of this course is the effect of federal laws and regulations on hiring, firing, employment conditions, and the day-to-day business operations in a hospitality environment.

Objectives

  1. Delineate a hotel’s obligations under federal and state law to include the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as civil rights and labor relation standards.
  2. Explain guest rights regarding reservations, registration, liability, security, and safety.
  3. Identify the requirements of hotel establishments by state and local entities for lawful operations.
  4. Assess how court decisions may differ from state to state regarding the hospitality and tourism industry.
  5. Evaluate the operational structure of a hotel operation for safety and security risks.
  6. Examine the steps involved in the litigation process regarding guest lawsuits.
  7. Determine methods employed by hotel management to reduce exposure to risk and litigation.
  8. Determine the impact of a legal consultant as a contributor to overall hotel operations.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Hospitality law: Managing legal issues in the hospitality industry (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2012)
Author: Barth, S. C.
ISBN: 978-1-118-08563-9
Price: $99.84

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A presentation of the resort industry and the unique issues and problems of resort management and operations. Provides an overview of technology used in the resort industry as well as career paths and market trends. Examines the challenging requirements for hiring and managing of seasonal, talent-specific, and remote employee.

Objectives

  1. Define the use and development of technology in key tasks and responsibilities of the resort operations and the future possibilities of the expanding technological footprint.
  2. Outline career paths in the various resort types along with the corresponding trainings, education, and management skills necessary for long-term success.
  3. Identify historical aspects of various resort types and related operational, developmental, and management issues, coordinating these to varying guest profiles.
  4. Contrast the management differences between a resort property and a “regular” hotel, providing a comprehensive look at how today’s industry classifies, develops, markets, and manages these various properties.
  5. Compare new market trends, inclusive of the increasing popularity of timeshares, cruise ships, specialty resorts and casinos – and tried-and-true businesses like ski areas, golf resorts, and spas.
  6. Explain the differing financial challenges for owners and operators, seasonality, the competition for recreation and retirement dollars, and the importance of developing facilities from an environmentally conscious and business-smart perspective maintaining the integrity of the natural basis.
  7. Propose adaptations for future trends, including an assessment of recent world events and their impacts on tourism safety and security in the region, future trends in terms of cultural tourists, their modes of travel, local customs, lodging, itineraries, major attractions, related sales strategies.
  8. Distinguish the social, cultural, mythical, environmental, organizational, and political dimensions of private and secluded resort properties addressing tourism development issues, including sustainability, ecotourism, heritage tourism, community participation, and the management/staffing implications involved with seasonality, hiring, training, and locating personnel for remote sites.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

World of resorts: From development to management (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (2010)
Author: Gee, C. Y.
ISBN: 978-0-86612-346-4
Price: $87.10

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A comprehensive study of the essential components needed in developing an effective safety management system. Examines the cultural aspects of integrating total safety management into all levels of an operation.

Objectives

  1. Develop effective safety management policy statements, goals, and objectives.
  2. Evaluate how accountability affects performance management in safety management programs.
  3. Analyze the importance of clarity in assigning safety-related job tasks.
  4. Examine the components of an effective hazard prevention and control system.
  5. Apply risk management principles to reduce the impact of workplace hazards.
  6. Relate continuous improvement principles to safety management concepts.
  7. Examine management tools necessary to implement effective safety management systems.

PreRequisites

  1. BOS 3001

Textbook(s)

Advanced safety management: Focusing on Z10 and serious injury prevention (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2014)
Author: Manuele, F. A.
ISBN: 9781118645680
Price: $80.30

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A review of the principles and practices of ergonomics as it applies to the industrial environment. Demonstrates how to collect data on users and operators and how to convert the data to good workplace design.

Objectives

  1. Describe characteristics of ergonomically designed workstations.
  2. Examine human factors related to design criteria.
  3. Discuss body-centered design for mitigating common workplace stressors.
  4. Explain prescribed practices for training and instruction related to workplace ergonomics.
  5. Examine key management approaches for addressing workplace ergonomics issues.
  6. Perform ergonomics-related hazard assessments.
  7. Recommend ergonomically sound control strategies for workplace situations.
  8. Summarize ergonomics-related regulatory efforts and standards.

PreRequisites

  1. PHS 1110
  2. BIO 1100

Textbook(s)

Occupational ergonomics: A practical approach

Publisher: Wiley (2016)
Author: Stack, T., Ostrom, L. T., & Wilhelmsen, C. A.
ISBN: 9781118814215
Price: $97.50

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An overview of the tools needed to understand and deal with the unique role and project management responsibilities of safety supervisors and safety project managers. Various sample forms as presented by the National Safety Council are included along with case study scenarios for student review and commentary.

Objectives

  1. Recognize the safety supervisor’s goals and responsibilities in the workplace, both up and down the corporate ladder.
  2. Identify and evaluate chemical and physical hazards in the workplace.
  3. Define acceptable levels of risk for department operations.
  4. Define and assess control of hazards to prevent injuries, illness, and property damage.
  5. Discuss the concepts and development of an employee safety program.
  6. Explain how to choose and use PPE and conduct job safety analyses.
  7. Discuss employee injury record keeping and analysis.
  8. Summarize the role of ergonomics in the workplace.
  9. Explain how to conduct safety inspections and incident investigations.
  10. Differentiate between Safety and Environmental responsibilities for supervisors regarding major federal, state, and local regulatory mandates, including instances where the responsibilities overlap.
  11. Recognize the principles of machine safeguarding and safe use of hand and portable power tools.
  12. Illustrate key elements of safe materials handling and storage.
  13. Identify key elements of a workplace electrical and fire safety program.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Supervisors’ safety manual (Rev: 10)

Publisher: National Safety Council Publishers (2009)
Author: National Safety Council
ISBN: 9780879122881
Price: $125.78

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An exploration of Federal OSHA standards found in 29 CFR 1902, 1903, 1904, and 1910 regulations. Emphasizes the application of OSHA standards and the basic principles involved in Federal regulatory compliance.

Objectives

  1. Evaluate OSHA policies and interpretations related to OSHA standards.
  2. Discuss common violations of OSHA standards.
  3. Examine relationships between OSHA standards and safety and health management.
  4. Analyze workplace compliance with OSHA standards.
  5. Apply OSHA safety and health standards to the workplace.
  6. Describe OSHA enforcement procedures.
  7. Develop internal training based on OSHA regulations.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Integrated Learning Resource

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ISBN: (No information available)
Price: (No information available)

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An exploration of the basic principles associated with the toxic effects of chemicals on the living organism while examining the regulatory aspects and applications of toxicology in the workplace. Among the topics covered are the potential adverse effects of drugs, pesticides, food additives, and industrial chemicals.

Objectives

  1. Summarize important foundational aspects of toxicology.
  2. Explain how toxins are processed in biological systems.
  3. Assess the environmental risk of chemical substances based on toxicity.
  4. Examine the impact of exposure to various types of toxins.
  5. Explain product labeling requirements for public safety.
  6. Evaluate the effects of toxins on target organs of the body.
  7. Discuss the objectives of toxicity testing.

PreRequisites

  1. BIO 1100
  2. CHM 1030

Textbook(s)

Principles and practice of toxicology in public health (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2014)
Author: Richards, I. S., & Bourgeois, M. M.
ISBN: 9781449645267
Price: $124.55

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An introduction to the basic concepts of industrial hygiene from a technical level. Focuses on the areas typically encompassed by industrial hygiene and highlights the importance of the industrial hygienist in protecting employee safety and health.

Objectives

  1. Discuss the regulatory background of industrial hygiene.
  2. Apply scientific principles to the practice of industrial hygiene.
  3. Relate industrial hygiene practices to environmental health and safety programs.
  4. Evaluate industrial hygiene management practices.
  5. Explore health hazards in the workplace.
  6. Perform basic calculations related to industrial hygiene.
  7. Evaluate types of hazard controls.

PreRequisites

  1. MAT 1302
  2. BIO 1100
  3. CHM 1030

Textbook(s)

Integrated Learning Resource

Publisher: (No information available)
Author: (No information available)
ISBN: (No information available)
Price: (No information available)

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A study of integrating accident or near-miss investigations as an effective, practical, and even a profitable management tool. This course incorporates systematic, procedural, determinative, and corrective applications for investigative accident management.

Objectives

  1. Identify key benefits of conducting accident investigations.
  2. Describe the accident investigation process.
  3. Apply accident investigation techniques to realistic case study scenarios.
  4. Evaluate analytical processes commonly used in accident investigations.
  5. Compare various accident causation theories and models.
  6. Examine the relationship between accident investigation and hazard prevention.
  7. Describe managerial practices for ensuring implementation of corrective actions.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Accident investigation techniques: Basic theories, analytical methods, and applications (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: American Society of Safety Engineers (2012)
Author: Oakley, J. S.
ISBN: 978-1885581624
Price: $35.04

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An analysis of the theories and principles of occupational safety and health (OSH) and their practical applications in the workplace. Focus is placed on the evaluation and control of workplace safety hazards.

Objectives

  1. Explain the development of occupational safety and health in America.
  2. Apply occupational safety and health theory, technologies, and best practices.
  3. Evaluate laws, standards, and best practices related to occupational safety and health.
  4. Assess leadership and management principles related to occupational safety and health.
  5. Evaluate common workplace hazards.
  6. Formulate hazard abatement strategies for common workplace hazards.
  7. Formulate effective safety and health management initiatives and strategies that mitigate occupational injuries and illnesses.
  8. Examine effective means of communicating safety and health issues in the workplace.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Occupational safety and health for technologists, engineers, and managers (Rev: 8th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)
Author: Goetsch, D. L.
ISBN: 978-0-13-348417-5
Price: $112.13

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

Occupational Safety & Health Graduate Certificate

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An overview of marketing management with an emphasis placed on enabling the marketing manager to create strategies that “fit” the product/service to the organization’s distinctive competencies and its target market. Develops decision-making skills in marketing and provides an overview of the strategic marketing management process. Reviews the different methods used to address and exemplify the many issues and problems that are involved in creating and implementing the marketing strategy.

Objectives

  1. Formulate product market strategies based on an organization’s business, mission, and goals as a result of identifying solutions to opportunities.
  2. Describe basic concepts of business management such as managerial accounting and management finance.
  3. Develop a systematic process for decision making.
  4. Discuss the profitability impact on various marketing strategies such as domestic and global marketing, target markets, and other market segments.
  5. Manage the organization’s offering by making decisions related to new-offering development, life-cycle stage management, product positioning, and branding decisions.
  6. Evaluate an integrated communication mix.
  7. Make decisions concerning channel selection and modification.
  8. Illustrate concepts related to price such as price determination and price considerations.
  9. Explain the consideration and technologies applicable to strategic and operational controls in a marketing context.
  10. Develop an integrated comprehensive marketing strategy for an organization’s offering.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Strategic marketing problems: Cases and comments (Rev: 13th ed.)

Publisher: Prentice Hall (2013)
Author: Kerin, R., & Peterson, R.
ISBN: 978-0-13-274725-7
Price: $196.50

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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Examines the theoretical and practical implications of marketing in the sports industry by presenting a framework to help explain and organize the strategic marketing process. Offers a growing appreciation on the globalization of sports and an understanding of the ethical issues emerging in sports and their impact on sport marketing decisions.

Objectives

  1. Provide a framework or conceptual model of the strategic marketing process that can be applied to the sports industry.
  2. Evaluate the growing emphasis on the globalization of sport.
  3. Analyze current research in the area of sport marketing and interpret the results.
  4. Explain the ethical issues that are emerging in sports and their impact in sport marketing decisions.
  5. Offer a balanced treatment of all aspects of sports marketing at all levels by listing up-to-date treatments.
  6. Explain the concepts and theories unique to sports marketing and discuss basic principles in the context of sports.
  7. Interpret comprehensive coverage of the functions of sports marketing.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Sports marketing: A strategic perspective (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Prentice Hall (2009)
Author: Shank, M. D.
ISBN: 978-0-13-228535-3
Price: $125.26

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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Reviews the theory and practice of fundraising in sport-related fields and provides specific, helpful ideas for conducting fundraising activities in sports business. Combines fundraising theory and practical advice so learners can organize and develop fundraising plans.

Objectives

  1. Explain the fundraising process, to include the importance of fundraising.
  2. Explain the nature and principle of sport business.
  3. Identify different types of fundraising methods.
  4. Develop practical fundraising plans in sport programs and/or events.
  5. Discuss varied methods for implementing potential fundraising plans.
  6. Create a fundraising plan that includes how to induce potential sponsors.
  7. Recognize publicity and promotional tactics.
  8. Discuss personnel management in the operation of fundraising projects.
  9. Examine key legal issues that include, but are not limited to, liability concerns, risk management, and insurance matters.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Fundraising for sport and athletics

Publisher: Fitness Information Technology (2012)
Author: Leonard, R.
ISBN: 978-1-935412-33-5
Price: $74.10

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A study of the principles of efficient management and leadership concepts as applicable to the sport industry. Focuses on principles and techniques of management relating to programs, facilities, special events, and personnel. Topics include key personnel issues in sport management situations; ethics, law, and governance in sport management; the role of the marketing process in sport administration; and economics, accounting, and budgeting.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the field of sport management.
  2. Examine sport management and governance.
  3. Explain the importance of ethics in sport sociology for sport managers.
  4. Classify issues in the sport business industry, to include social, cultural, legal, and economic.
  5. Explain the process of consumer decision-making in sport management.
  6. Describe organizational behavior in the context of the sport industry.
  7. Discuss career opportunities in the sport industry.
  8. Analyze the efficient management and leadership strategies used in labor-management relations to resolve disputes involving professional sports teams.
  9. Summarize the influence of marketing on sport management.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Contemporary sport management (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Human Kinetics (2014)
Author: Pedersen, P. M., & Thibault, L. (Eds.)
ISBN: 978-1-4504-6965-4
Price: $116.48

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An examination of advanced practical theory as it applies to the classical industrial hygiene field. Review an array of investigative, scientific, engineering, organizational, and social skills that are necessary to effectively control occupational and environmental health hazards.

Objectives

  1. Summarize the historical underpinnings of the field of industrial hygiene.
  2. Examine the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and other relevant organizations that influence workplace safety and health.
  3. Assess toxicological principles related to industrial hygiene issues.
  4. Compare various occupational exposure limits (OELs) and their uses.
  5. Explain key industrial hygiene concepts such as routes of entry and hierarchy of controls.
  6. Examine different types of industrial hazards commonly addressed by the industrial hygienist.
  7. Evaluate common industrial hygiene related hazard assessment and control strategies.
  8. Apply industrial hygiene management principles and practices to workplace situations.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Essentials of industrial hygiene

Publisher: National Safety Council (2015)
Author: Fuller, T. P.
ISBN: 9780879123369
Price: $101.40

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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An advanced study of system safety with an emphasis on risk control of engineering and technological systems. Addresses basic and essential information about the identification, evaluation, analysis, and control of hazards in components, systems, subsystems, processes, and facilities.

Objectives

  1. Summarize fundamental concepts in safety engineering.
  2. Analyze public policy issues with consideration given to societal norms and preferences related to engineering systems.
  3. Evaluate new approaches to safety based on modern systems thinking and theory.
  4. Assess safety data analysis methods that are used for achieving a satisfactory state of safety.
  5. Evaluate decision and evaluation tools to reduce accidents and to make systems and sophisticated products safer.

PreRequisites

  1. MOS 5201

Textbook(s)

System safety engineering and risk assessment: A practical approach (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: CRC Press (2015)
Author: Bahr, N. J.
ISBN: 9781466551602
Price: $169.47

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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A comprehensive study of ergonomics and ergonomic principles with particular attention given to ergonomic development in the workplace. Design and evaluation of ergonomic systems and ergonomic program design and development are given special attention.

Objectives

  1. Evaluate the regulatory environment with respect to workplace ergonomics in America.
  2. Relate human biology to workplace ergonomics.
  3. Explain the importance of considering human variability in workplace design decisions.
  4. Describe common work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
  5. Assess common workplace stressors.
  6. Apply contemporary methods of conducting workplace evaluation to ergonomic related hazards.
  7. Evaluate common controls for mitigating ergonomic related hazards.
  8. Apply the safety and health management systems approach to workplace ergonomics.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Introduction to human factors and ergonomics for engineers (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: CRC Press (2013)
Author: Lehto, M. R., & Landry, S. J.
ISBN: 978-1-4398-5394-8
Price: $109.15

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the AU Bookstore at [email protected]

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