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OCHS 2321 - Workplace Hazards and Controls 1

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Examines health and safety hazards and controls in a variety of work environments. Includes building and plant layout, lighting, ventilation, automated lines, systems, and processes, sanitation and personnel facilities, personal protective equipment, manual materials handling, and electrical safety. Explains how to successfully eliminate or reduce the hazards and risks associated with several work processes. Reinforces the hierarchy of controls - engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment. Discusses both historical and current issues. (This course is equivalent to OCHS 2320.)


OCHS 1111 and OCHS 1101



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School of Health Sciences

  1. Occupational Health and Safety
    Full-time   Diploma


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