BI 490 Advanced Topics in Biology:
FA 2011 HO
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Lab Coordinator; CHO
M.S.; Certified Safety Professional; Certified OSHA Outreach TrainerNRCC-CHO; HAZWOPER Certified Trainer
M, W,F: 8:30-10:30 AM; T,R: 2:00-4:00 PM:I also maintain an OPEN OFFICE Policy. If my Office is open I am available to students.
August 15 - December 9, 2011
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Students will receive PowerPoints covering the topics which
they will organize into a 3.5 or 4 inch binder.
Other materials are available online or provided for student use during
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course addresses environmental, health and safety issues in the workplace. Topics
include OSHA regulations and standards such as Hazard Communication, Personal
Protective Equipment, Electrical Safety, EPA Standards such as Clean Air Act, Clean
Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulations, soil
contamination and pollution prevention plans, DOT Dangerous Goods Regulations,
Radiation and other safety standards.
instructor’s educational philosophy is based on inquiry and constructivism
utilizing lecture demonstrations, discussions, readings, quizzes, examinations, videos, internet, an in depth Hazard Analysis Paper and a safety poster dealing with some aspect covered by the course to be designed in PowerPoint and presented for faculty evaluation.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Design a safety poster relating a course topic chosen by the
student and approved by the instructor.
Write a detailed hazard assessment.
There will be a 50 point test every two weeks as well as a
Grading: seven 50 point tests- 350 points
final exam - 200 points
Hazard Analysis Paper - 150 points
Safety poster - 150 points
Grading scale 90% and above A 85% and above qualifies for Training Certificate
80- 89.9% B
70- 79.9% C
60- 69.9% D
Below 60% F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
instructor will not accept assignments late. Assignments not submitted on
the due date will receive a grade of “zero”.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to be attentive and respectful at all times. Cell phones should either be turned off or on silent or vibrate when class is in session.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: The Hazard Analysis Paper is due November 14, '11
The Safety Poster is due November 30, '11
Final is December 5,'11 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Environmental Health and Safety Course Outline
Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention and Protection
Ergonomics and Back Safety
Safety and Gas Cylinder Safety
Clean Air Act
Goods Shipping and Receiving, ICS/NIMS
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 (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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