Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

TCS 105 - Workplace Safety

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students' with a general awareness on recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards on a construction site. Topics covered in the class include fall protection, personal protective equipment, scaffolding, ladder safety, as well as safe and proper handling of tools and other construction equipment.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of worker rights that are protected under OSHA. . Demonstrate knowledge of the responsibilities an employer has under OSHA. . Demonstrate an understanding of general safety and health provisions.
Identify major fall, electrocution and other types of work hazards.
Demonstrate the use of personal protection equipment.
ldentify major health hazards common to the construction industry.
Demonstrate workplace safety practices.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2