FPT 162 Introduction to Incident Safety (3 credits)

A survey course covering a wide range of safety topics applicable to business, industry, construction and institutions. Included are the history and objectives of the safety profession; specific activities such as hazard evaluation, accident analysis and record-keeping; and specialized topics such as material handling, workers compensation, fire protection and industrial hygiene. The course will enhance the knowledge of those with limited experience in safety while providing a basic understanding of the role of the safety profession for those with no experience.