FPT 163 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health (3 credits)

Introductory course on the Management of Safety in business for students who have had CRJ/FPT 162 (or direct experience) in safety. It is designed to provide an overview of the basic concepts of Modern Safety Management Systems that are used to develop and maintain an effective safety program. It will aid present and future safety managers in developing a formal safety program. In particular, the following sections are covered: Introduction, Basic Safety Concepts and Methods, Principles of Safety Management, and Special Techniques, Problems and Auxiliary Functions. The students will prepare class assignments to reinforce their understanding of the concepts presented and gain actual experience in developing a formal Safety and Health program.