• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Hazard Recognition and Control
  • Course #: ENHS1020
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will address hazard recognition in both construction and industrial environments. Common engineering practices and procedures to remedy these hazards will be examined. New technology will be evaluated relative to safety hazard control. Students will be exposed to real life situations and required to formulate solutions to protect workers and resources.

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:
Practice site safety
Detect hazardous substance presence
Identify hazards
Analyze likely behavior
Estimate exposure zone
Characterize likely harm
Select response
Practice medical surveillance
Monitor progress

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

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