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Housatonic Community College self rvaluation report. Occupational safety and health program.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1981 Apr; :1-49
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NIOSHTIC No.
00133112
Abstract
An occupational safety and health program offered by Housatonic Community College is reviewed. The program is designed to qualify students to perform accident investigations, claim investigations, federal and state standards interpretations, fire protection, industrial hygiene, measuring and sampling, safety inspection, safety training, and safety program administration. The labor market is defined, with the major employer of graduates being insurance companies. The antagonistic results of the OSHA Act of 1970 are noted. The effect of increasing accident liability costs is the recognition by industry that effective safety and health programs can save them money. Results of a survey of manufacturing employers show that employers prefer occupational safety and health people who have a baccalaureate degree, and they respond favorably to community based continuing education programs in safety and health. Academic training programs should include extensive field intern experience. The curriculum is outlined. These include courses, prerequisites, objectives, and sequence of instruction. Professional staff, organization, instructional facilities, laboratory equipment, and publications and journals available are also listed.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Safety-research; Health-hazards; Environmental-protection; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-safety; Field-study; Safety-personnel
Publication Date
19810401
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
283393
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB84-238286
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T02-OH-7038
NIOSH Division
OEP
Source Name
Housatonic Community College Bridgeport Connecticut
State
CT
Performing Organization
Occupational Safety and Health Housatonic Community College 510 Barnum Avenue Bridgeport, Conn 06608
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