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Environmental Health & Safety Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Business & Technology

Program Coordinator: 
James Wellman, 816.604.5422

EHSS 111 - Introduction to Health and Safety for General Industry - 1.00 credits

This course provides the participants with an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards relevant to general industry. Among the subjects covered in the program are: an introduction to OSHA, fire protection, electrical safety, hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, walking and working surfaces, personal protective equipment, machine guarding and safety and health programs. Students will receive a 10-hr General Industry Safety and Health Outreach Card.

EHSS 112 - Introduction to Health and Safety for Construction - 1.00 credits

This course provides the participants with an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards relevant to general industry. Among the subjects covered in the program are: an introduction to OSHA, stuck by, and caught in/between, excavations, electrical safety, health hazards, walking and working surfaces, stairs and ladders, tool hand and power, personal protective equipment, fall protection and safety and health programs. Students will receive a 10-hr Construction Safety and Health Outreach Card.