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College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATTR 1600 - Industrial Safety-Skilled Trades

Credit Hours: 2.00

Prerequisites: None

Encompasses safety/health rules, procedures, safety responsibilities, and hazard recognition associated with the following: lockouts, machine tools, machine guarding, hand tools, portable power tools, safe use of energy sources, powered trucks, material handling, hazardous materials, lifting, climbing, ladders, scaffolds, rigging, slings, ropes, cranes, hoists, and basic fire safety. Accident causation, impact, prevention, and basic human anatomy and physiology will be studied.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to use the theories of recognition, evaluation and control of occupational hazards to help ensure a safer work environment.


  1. Apply basic incident investigation theory.
  2. Identify unsafe conditions by using hazard recognition techniques.
  3. Understand the use and importance of personal protection equipment in the workplace.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to use safety theory and practice techniques to affect worker attitudes.


  1. Identify training techniques.
  2. Demonstrate the affect of incident investigations on the individual.
  3. Understand the history of the safety movement.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to develop a proactive safety plan.


  1. Integrate investigation, hazard remediation and general safety awareness methods.
  2. Write a safety policy statement.

• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES

  1. Introduction ‐ History of Safety Movement ‐ Accident Factors and Causation
  2. Anatomy of the Eye ‐ Hazards and Prevention of Eye Injuries ‐ Eye Protection ‐ Eye Dissection
  3. Anatomy, Physiology of the Ear ‐ Ear Protection ‐ Personal Protection Equipment for the Head, Hands, & Feet
  4. Anatomy of the Lung ‐ Respiratory Protection
  5. Electrical Hazards ‐ Lockout/Tagout Procedures
  6. Ladders, Scaffolding, Climbing and Arresting Devices
  7. The Right To Know Law, MSDS, What It Is and How It Works
  8. Hazardous Materials - Basic Chemistry
  9. Transportation - Safety Features
  10. Machine Guarding: Hazards and Protection Devices
  11. Lifting Devices, Cranes and Hoists ‐ Safety Concerns
  12. Hazardous Materials ‐ Safety Concerns
  13. Principles of Fire Protection and Fire Fighting ‐ Select Fire Codes
  14. Confined Space Entry: Dangers and Safety Concerns

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Hutchison, Donald

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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