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CO 215 Construction Safety & Health
Krueger-Brown, Erika G.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

CO 215 Construction Safety & Health

Semester

S1OO 2008 WO

Faculty

Krueger-Brown, Erika G.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

MS Industrial Technology
MBA
MA Management and Human Resource Development

Office Location

Chemical Defense Training Facility, Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473

Office Hours

After Class or by appointment

Daytime Phone

(573)596-2571

Other Phone

(573)433-4570

E-Mail

erika.kruegerbrown@park.edu

erika.kruegerbrown@us.army.mil

kruegerbrowne@yahoo.com

Class Days

----R--

Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours

3


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 instructor.

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.


Course Description:
Orientation and enforcement of the construction trades sub-parts of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The student will develop knowledge in record-keeping requirements and the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety hazards within construction trades. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, group sessions, internet, videos, websites, presentations and examinations.  The instructor uses slide show presentations, videos, writings, internet and student dialogue to provide learing opportunities.

Class Assessment:

Quizzes
Examinations
Presentations
Projects
 

Grading:

Homework - 10%
Examinations - 40%
Quizzes - 10%
Presentation - 20%
Project - 20%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Accepted but points will be taken off (10 % first week late).
No homework is accepted after final exam is given.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Standard Fort Leonard Wood and Park University rules apply.
Please turn pagers and cells phones off or put on vibrate.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

 



Lectures

Assignments

Tests

Meeting 1

Chapters 1-2

Chapters 1-2

none

Meeting 2

Chapters 3-5

Chapters 3-5

Quiz

Meeting 3

Chapters 6-8

Chapters 6-8
Homework

Meeting 4

Chapters 9-11

Chapters 9-11

Midterm

(chapters 1-8)

Meeting 5

Chapters 12-14

Chapters 12-14
Homework

Meeting 6

Chapters 15-17

Chapters 15-17
Presentations

Quiz

Meeting 7

Chapters 18-19

Chapters 18-19
Homework
Presentations

Meeting 8

Final exam

Study for final

Turn in Project

Final

(chapters 9-19)

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  7. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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Last Updated:12/7/2007 11:32:49 AM