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Course Overview

The 2021 updated class outline will examine the fundamental concepts identified in the 3rd addition of “Safety and Health For Engineers” text book by Roger L. Brauer, Ph.D., CSP, PE. In addition the class instructor(s) will expand on specific subject areas as they relate to recent events and their significance related to safety and health. It is anticipated that multiple presenters will lead the class and interactive hands-on class exercises may be conducted.

Key Topics:

  • Legal Aspects; Discuss a range of legal matters related to safety, health, & engineering.
  • Hazards and Their Control; Means of eliminating or reducing risks resulting from a hazard.
  • The Human Element; Designs to fit people, rather than changing people to fit designs.
  • Managing Safety & Health; “Management talk”, organizational structure and risk assessments.
  • Lessons Learned from 2020 to 2021; Recall recent/current events and those lessons learned.
Takeaways:
  • Understand various regulatory agencies authority and enforcement practices.
  • Recognize hazard risk and the mechanisms to control and reduce identified risk.
  • Implement strategies to reduce the role of unsafe acts and unsafe conditions.
  • Understand safety program initiatives and their potential value to an organization.
  • Review recent safety process breakdown events that led to loss of life and/or property.
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