SAFETY LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND STANDARDS

  • Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Safety Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Course #: ENHS1040
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the process, sources and applications for minimum safety requirements established by laws, regulations, standards and codes. Included are: Federal, State, and Local laws, agencies, regulations, codes, and voluntary standards.

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:
Relate Code of Federal Regulation 1910 and Occupational Safety and Health Administration to general industry
Correlate impact of Mining Safety and Health Administration standards on the construction industry
Relate Department of Transportation regulations to the transportation of business products and practices
Compare Environmental Protection Agency rules and Pollution Control Agency rules to business practices and production
Explain the relationship of Federal Railroad Administration regulations to business transportation practices
Determine agency jurisdiction
Discuss voluntary compliance
Explain the relationship of Federal Aviation Agency regulations to business practices
Identify impact of consensus standard formulating agencies on businesses
Relate Code of Federal Regulation 1910 and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards to construction businesses

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ENHS1020
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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