HRM 380

Managing Employee Health and Safety

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective March 12, 1996 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course covers the basics of developing an effective and compliant Health & Safety program. It will lead the student through the process of evaluating health and safety risks and developing required OSHA programs to manage those risks. Topics to be covered include: OSHA recordkeeping, hazard communication, personal protective equipment, machine safeguarding, electrical safety, ergonomics, chemical safety, employee health and wellness and workplace security. By the end of the course, the student will have the knowledge and the tools to develop a Health and Safety program.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Determine the safety program requirements applicable to a small to medium sized enterprise (SME).
  • Develop written programs for applicable regulatory and other requirements, such as security and employee wellness.
  • Identify the required components of safety management requirements and be able to determine implementation steps for those requirements.