CO 215 Construction Safety and Health
F2OO 2006 WO
Clark, Robert D.
BS & MS Geological Engineering
University of Missouri Technology Park 199 E 4th St. Bldg 2, Suite C Fort Leonard Wood
After class or by appointment
Home: (573) 368-3793
23 Oct - 17 Dec 2006
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: Moran, M. (2003). Construction Safety Handbook, Second Edition. Rockville, MD: Government Institutes, Inc. ISBN: 0-86587-813-7
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Additional material will be provided by the instructor.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of learner centered study based on lectures, readings, group sessions, examinations and final project. The instructor uses slide show presentations, videos, writings, and student dialogue to provide numerous opportunities for learing.
Class Assessment: Class Participation – 20 points each session for total of 160 points Homework – 40 points each for of 320 points Examinations – 150 points each for a total of 300 points Company Description for Construction Safety Plan – 50 Points Outline for Construction Safety Plan – 50 points Construction Safety Plan – 120 points
Grading: Class Participation – 20 points each session for total of 160 points Homework – 40 points each for of 320 points Examinations – 150 points each for a total of 300 points Company Description for Construction Safety Plan – 50 Points Outline for Construction Safety Plan – 50 points Construction Safety Plan – 120 points A = 92 - 100% B = 84 - 91% C = 76 - 83% D = 68 - 75% F = Below 68% (or 3 un-excused absences)
Late Submission of Course Materials: Homework must be turned in on the date after it is assigned in syllabus. In the event of an absence the homework for that class must be turned in the next class date. Homework not turned in on the day required will have the grade reduced 10% for being late. No penalty is assessed for homework turned in the next class after an excused absence.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Participation in lecture and group exercises is expected and graded. Students must attend each class meeting and be on time. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (TDY, illness) will be excused, but students must request the make-up work for missed assignments and tests. The student must contact the instructor prior to missing a class by phone or e-mail. As an alternate students may contact the FLW park University Office. If the office is closed, please leave a detailed message on the answering machine.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week #1: 25 Oct 2006 Lecture: All About OSHA Read Chapters 1-2 Prior to First Class Week #2: 01 Nov 2006 Lecture: Construction Safety Program Read Chapters 3-4 Week #3: 08 Nov 2006 Lecture: Hazard Communication Read Chapters 5-7 Construction Safety Plan Description Due (details provided in class) Week #4: 15 Nov 2006 Lecture: Psychological of Safety Read Chapters 8-10 Midterm Examination (covers Sessions 1-4 and chapters 1-10) Week #5: 22 Nov 2006 Lecture: Asbestos Hazard Control Read Chapters 11-12 Construction Safety Plan Outline Due (details provided in class) Week #6: 29 Nov 2006 Lecture: Confined Space Hazards Read Chapters 13-15 Week #7: 06 Dec 2006 Lecture: Bloodborne Pathogens Read Chapters 16-18 Construction Safety Plan Due (details provided in class) Week #8: 13 Dec 2006 Lecture: Accident Investigation Read Chapters 19-20 Final Examination (covers sessions 5-8 and chapters 11-20)
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:10/1/2006 7:24:21 AM