CO215 Construction Safety & Health

for S1OO 2012

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CO 215 Construction Safety & Health


S1OO 2012 WO


Krueger-Brown, Erika


Adjunct Faculty


MS Industrial Technology
MBA, MA Management and Human Resource Development

Office Location

Chemical Defense Training Facility, Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Office Hours

Before and after class and by appointment

Daytime Phone


Other Phone



Semester Dates

16 JAN 12 - 11 MAR 12

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours



Moran, M. (2003). Construction Safety Handbook, Second Edition, Rockville, MD; Government Institutes, Inc. ISBN: 0-86587-813-7

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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 learner centered study based on lectures, readings, group sessions, examinations and final project. The instructor uses Power Point presentations, videos, writings, and student dialogue to provide numerous opportunities for learning.

Class Assessment:

Home Work
Mid Term


Home Work            10%
Presentation            10%
Quizzes                   20%
Project                    20%
Final Exam             20%
Mid Term               20%

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Accepted but points will be taken off (10%) per week late
Nothing can be turned in after final exam.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Statndard FLW and Park University rules apply.  Please ensure your communication tools do not intrupt the class.  Place your cell phones in a quite mode.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Meeting Lectures  Assignments   Requirements
1 Chapter 1-2 Ch 1-2
2 Chapter 3-5 Ch 3-5 Home Work
3 Chapter 6-8 Ch 6-8 Home Work Quiz

Chapter 9-11

Ch 9-11 Home Work Mid-Term
5 Chapter 12-14 Ch 12-14 Home Work Presentations
6 Chapter 15-17 Ch 15-17 Home Work Presentations Quiz
7 Chapter 18-19 Ch 18-19 Home Work Presentations
8 Final Exam Turn in Project Final

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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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.

  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 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: .


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