BACHELOR OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH | البكالوريوس المهني في هندسة السلامة والصحة المهنية

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البكالوريوس المهني في هندسة السلامة والصحة المهنية

Bachelor of Occupational Safety & Health

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أعد برنامج البكالوريوس المهني في هندسة  السلامة والصحة المهنية لتحقيق ارتقاء كفاءة ومهارة العاملين في هذا المجال ليتسنى لهم القيام بتحديد المخاطر والحوادث ومسبباتها وأساليب منعها وتحليل وقياس السلامة والصحة المهنية وإدارتها بشكل يحقق جودة العمل وزيادة الإنتاجية ويعمل على حماية العنصر البشري من آثار المخاطر المضرة الناتجة من الأمراض والعاهات والحد من الفاقد المادي والمالي في الممتلكات والأفراد.

ACCREDITATION

The American University | Washington D.C

DURATION

60 C.Hrs

LECTURES

1 Lecture Per Week

LANGUAGE

Arabic, English

FORMAT

Distance Education

R.CANDIDATES

125998

Overview

This program was designed to improve the skills of professionals in the field of occupational safety and health. This diploma offers the theoretical and practical skills necessary to develop those professionals’ capabilities of protecting lives and property from damage by accidents. In addition, it provides the skills necessary for curbing hazards and accidents, improving quality and efficiency and minimizing loss due to accidents and injuries.

Program Objective and Outcomes

The objective of the higher diploma program in occupational safety engineering is to provide private and public sectors with qualified engineers capable of handling their responsibilities and duties in the field of occupational health and safety. Achieving this objective will elevate the performance level of doing their duties and enhancing the role of occupational health and safety in the workplace. In particular, the program aims at developing the following skills and capabilities among the diploma students:

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  • Preparing safety systems strategies.
  • Analyzing risk in the workplace and designing effective safety programs to deal with hazards.
  • Preparing plans to execute safety programs.
  • Operating safety programs.
  • Reviewing safety programs and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Evaluating safety programs by comparing their results with applicable safety standards in Saudi Arabia.
  • Mastering the ways of improving awareness of safety importance in the workplace.
  • Mastering the methods to spread occupational safety culture.
  • Evaluating and auditing safety system programs in different types of workplaces.
Major Requirements: 36
BEM 4351 Environmental Technology

Description

Examines the basic principles of environmental technology with emphasis given to the application of these basic principles in alleviating environmental problems related to water supply, waste management, and pollution control.

Outcomes

  1. Examine key principles of environmental technology.
  2. Assess processes for treating water.
  3. Analyze piping systems.
  4. Evaluate solid waste handling methods.
  5. Evaluate hazardous waste handling methods.
  6. Examine air pollution.
  7. Explain noise pollution.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Basic environmental technology: Water supply, waste management, and pollution control (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)

Author: Nathanson, J. A., & Schneider, R. A.

ISBN: 9780132840149

Price: $115.12

BOS 3001 Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health

Description

Provides an overview of key issues and practices related to the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession. Examines the legal aspects of OSH in the United States, the origin and application of OSH-related consensus standards, hazard identification and control, and tools necessary for successful management of OSH-related efforts.

Outcomes

  1. Discuss historical aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH).
  2. Examine the regulatory framework of occupational safety and health (OSH).
  3. Describe standards that are related to occupational safety and health (OSH).
  4. Explain the integration of key processes necessary for the control of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  5. Recommend strategies for the control of common workplace hazards.
  6. Apply hazard assessment tools as they relate to industrial hazards.
  7. Apply management tools for successful decision-making for endeavors related to occupational safety and health (OSH).
  8. Discuss the complex environment in which the occupational safety and health (OSH) professional works.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

The basics of occupational safety (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2019)

Author: Goetsch, D. L.

ISBN: 9780134678719

Price: $115.68

BOS 3401 Construction Safety

Outcomes

  1. Apply safety and health theories to construction practices.
  2. Apply Occupational Safety and Health standards and related practices to construction.
  3. Describe the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s multi-employer worksite policy.
  4. Examine methods used to control common construction hazards.
  5. Discuss social demographic issues related to construction safety.
  6. Explore safety and health management concepts related to construction safety.
  7. Discuss workers’ compensation programs as they apply to construction settings.
  8. Examine training and hazard communication strategies.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Integrated Learning Resource

Publisher: (No information available)

Author: (No information available)

ISBN: (No information available)

Price: (No information available)

Description

Examines the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This course includes a review of employers’ legal responsibilities and proactive measures to ensure compliance with the OSH legal and regulatory framework in America.

Outcomes

  1. Assess Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rulemaking, enforcement, and adjudication processes.
  2. Evaluate occupational safety and health regulations and laws.
  3. Evaluate OSHA’s approach to applying the General Duty Clause in enforcement actions.
  4. Assess employee rights related to workplace safety.
  5. Describe OSHA citation classifications and related penalties.
  6. Outline employer rights and responsibilities following an OSHA inspection.
  7. Examine affirmative defenses used to contest alleged violations.
  8. Explain enforcement and the judicial review process of criminal OSH violations.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Integrated Learning Resource

Publisher: (No information available)

Author: (No information available)

ISBN: (No information available)

Price: (No information available)

BOS 3640 Interactions of Hazardous Materials

Description

Analyzes how hazardous materials escalate an incident or emergency event. Examination of the basic fundamental concepts common to hazardous chemicals with an emphasis on how some key elements, compounds, and mixtures are inherently dangerous.

Outcomes

  1. Examine chemistry fundamentals.
  2. Discuss common units of measure.
  3. Explain the chemistry of common substances.
  4. Evaluate chemical interactions as they relate to control of potential hazards.
  5. Classify hazardous materials according to Department of Transportation (DOT) classification and warning systems.
  6. Determine strategies for dealing with chemical properties of specific types of hazardous substances.
  7. Analyze important standards related to hazardous substances.
  8. Apply information resources commonly used in emergency response operations.
  9. Examine widely used hazardous materials classification and labeling systems.

PreRequisites

  1. CHM 1030

Textbook(s)

Chemistry of hazardous materials (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2014)

Author: Meyer, E.

ISBN: 9780133146882

Price: $85.10

BOS 3651 Total Environmental Health and Safety Management

Description

Provides a comprehensive study of the essential components needed in developing an effective safety management system. Examines the cultural aspects of integrating total safety management into all levels of an operation.

Outcomes

  1. Develop effective safety management policy statements, goals, and objectives.
  2. Evaluate how accountability affects performance management in safety management programs.
  3. Analyze the importance of clarity in assigning safety-related job tasks.
  4. Examine the components of an effective hazard prevention and control system.
  5. Apply risk management principles to reduce the impact of workplace hazards.
  6. Relate continuous improvement principles to safety management concepts.
  7. Examine management tools necessary to implement effective safety management systems.

PreRequisites

  1. BOS 3001

Textbook(s)

Advanced safety management: Focusing on Z10 and serious injury prevention (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2014)

Author: Manuele, F. A.

ISBN: 9781118645680

Price: $80.30

BOS 3701 Industrial Ergonomics

 

BOS 4025 OSHA Standards
BOS 4201 Toxicology
BOS 4301 Industrial Hygiene
FIR 4311 Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement
OSH 4308 Advanced Concepts in Environmental Safety Management
ELECTIVES
BBA 2026 Organizational Communication

 

BBA 3361 Professionalism in the Workplace

 

BBA 3602 Principles of Management

 

BBA 3651 Leadership

 

BEM 3101 Assessing Environmental Science

 

BOS 3125 Hazardous Materials Management
BOS 3301 Fleet Safety
BOS 3751 Training and Development
BOS 4010 Safety Supervisor
BOS 4520 Risk Management
BOS 4601 Accident Investigation
BOS 4725 Process Safety Management

 

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