ETSM 2310. Intro. to Occupational Safety. 3 Hours.
Students study safety and health issues and practices at work. Topics may include how and why accidents happen, what the total costs of accidents are, and how to use the risk management approach to achieve safety. Students are introduced to the concepts of reactive versus proactive practices and their role in creating sustainable businesses that protect both people and the environment. Safety-related governmental standards and various careers in safety are also examined.