Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: CSU
This course is designed to introduce students to the supervisory and management functions of occupational safety and health and risk management. Topics include a review of federal, state, and local agency legislation; labor and occupational safety and health regulations; and workers' compensation insurance. The course content focuses on the elements of developing a safety and health program, behavior-based safety, workplace violence, terrorism preparedness, hazardous materials and waste management, the application of occupational safety and health design/compliance and regulations, and the development of a safety and health and loss prevention program (i.e., a quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) policy). This course is for students pursuing a degree in Environmental Technology and/or a Certificate of Achievement in Health and Safety, and working professionals or business owners responsible for worker safety or risk management.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921