CO215 Construction Safety & Health

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CO 215 Construction Safety & Health


F1OO 2010 WO


Krueger-Brown, Erika G.


Adjunct Faculty


MS Industrial Technology
MA Management and Human Resource Development

Office Location

Chemical Defense Training Facility, Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Office Hours

by appointment

Daytime Phone


Other Phone



Semester Dates

1 August 2010 - 31 December 2010

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours


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Course Description:
CO215 Construction Safety and Health: 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 interaction based on internet, websites, presentations and examinations.  The instructor uses slide shows, videos, writings, internet and student interaction to provide learning opportunities for the student

Class Assessment:



Project  20%
Papers  40%
Presentations 40%

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Assignment 1 -- Write a 5-7 page paper discussing the OSHA inlcuding history and inspection process
Assignment 2 -- Develop a slide show (10-12 slides with speaker's notes) explaining OSHA recording and reporting requirements
Assignment 3 -- Write a  5-7 page paper discussing the importance of safety training as well as OSHA training requirements
Assignment 4 -- Write a 5-7 page paper discussing hazard assessments and risk reduction processes
Assignment 5 -- Develop a slide show (10-15 slides with speaker's notes) develop a training session on use of Personal Protective Equipment
Assignment 6 -- Write a 5-7 page paper discussing the requirements and the  importance of a Hazard Communication Program 
Assignment 7 -- Develop a slide show (10-15 slides with speaker's notes) explaining OSHA requirements for forklift and crane opeations
Assignment 8 -- Develop a slide show (10-15 slides with speaker's notes) explaining OSHA requirements for working with Lead and Asbestos
Assginment 9 -- Write a Safety Plan for a Construction firm

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty ( or Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93

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, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. 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".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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: .


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