BLCT 1034 - Workplace Environment & Safety, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

This course explores the opportunities provided by the various occupations associated with the construction trades and covers the insurance requirements, as well as the risk management and loss control issues in this industry. Much of this course will follow the training requirements set forth by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Safety Outreach Program including the use of personal protective equipment, electrical safety, fall protection and the safe use of scaffolding and ladders. Excavation safety and materials handling, proper record keeping requirements, and harassment policies will also be covered in this course.