Safety Technology (SFT)
An introductory course that explores the relationship between engineering and fire prevention. Topics include: water supplies, sprinkler systems, behavior of fire and materials, fire protection, fire extinguishers, and other systems.
The course covers the impact of globalization on worldwide safety and health programs, and a wide variety of safety and health programs for various countries and multi-national organizations.
Environmental protection as related to industrial settings. Air/water quality, noise and chemical pollution and hazardous material control.
The course covers the various aspects of safety and health in professional health care services.
Introductory principles of workers' compensation and how it relates to the safety professional.
An introductory course in accident investigation designed to give insight into the recognition and collection of evidence, collection and recording data and reconstructing the accident based on the facts.
A study of the latest industrial safety information which will assist the student in designing a program to reduce or eliminate all incidents which downgrade the system.
Safety functions in industry. Principles of organization and application of safety programs. Prevention, correction, and control methods are outlined and evaluated.
A study of safety programs at the state and local levels including the administrative, instructional, and protective aspects of a comprehensive safety program in schools, occupations, home and public.
Concerned with safe, efficient movement of people and goods. Involves highway, air, water, pipeline, and rails.
An analysis of the educational philosophies and the application of these philosophies to occupational safety. A study of the effect of occupational safety on modern living.
An analysis and study of selected works of national and international authors concerning significant works in Occupational Safety.
The design and engineering of facilities and equipment to meet the physical needs of the human as well as enhancing production.
Concerned with environmental health and safety hazards that arise out of or occur during work of employees.
A laboratory course designed to complement Industrial Hygiene.
This course will cover the techniques of development, design maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial ventilation systems. Also the types of ventilation systems used for different types of toxic materials.
Pre-req: SFT 647 or SED 647.
A study of how humans interact with the work environment, focusing on human capabilities and limitations, repetitive motion disorders, the human/machine interface and workspace design.
Pre-req: SFT 660 or SED 660.
An examination of the aspects of the work environment that can affect health: time pressure, machine pacing, control etc. The recognition, measurement and control of these factors will be discussed.