• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Introduction to Safety and Health
  • Course #: ENHS1010
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the safety and health field. Topics include general safety and health concepts, terminology, overview of historical developments, program concepts, workers compensation basics, hazard recognition, and safety assessment process.

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:
Identify who is covered by OSHA requirements
Compare States and Federal OSHA programs
Differentiate Between State and Federal processes
Interpret appropriate OSHA standards
Relate examples of workplace hazards
Correlate organizations responsibilities for pre-exposure communication and training systems
Identify the role of workers compensation insurance
Outline the safety assessment process
Demonstrate understanding of required record keeping

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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