• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Modern Theories of Safety Programming
  • Course #: ENHS1045
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students in this course will examine Behavior Based Safety Practices and other newer theories utilized in safety programming. Students will be required to develop a model safety program.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Compare differing styles of management
Characterize a Behavior Based Safety Program
Relate Total Quality Management to Total Safety Management
Describe the Regulatory Approach to Safety management
Outline the Critical Incident Technique of safety programming
Correlate the impact of voluntary compliance with ISO 14000 (International Organization for Standardization)
Demonstrate understanding of OSHA's VPP Program (Voluntary Protection Programs)
Describe Alliance Programs with OSHA Consultation
Develop a model safety program
Examine Employee Participation Practices in safety programming

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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