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Occupational health and safety training frant, Virginia Tech.

Authors
Astin-A; DiDomenico-A; Johnson-H; Stevens-S; Nussbaum-artM
Source
NIOSH 2001 Sep; :1-20
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20022285
Abstract
This report describes relevant activities during the period of 7/1/98 through 6/30/01 for the Master of Science (M.S.) program in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). We offer a specialized 'track' in Safety Engineering that is part of the Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics program (HFEE), along with a certificate of completion. Program funds provided by NIOSH were used to support 2-3 students in this academic option, in accordance with the proposals submitted on a yearly basis. Several changes to the leadership of this program, as well as to the M.S. curriculum have occurred. Some of these changes were made in response to feedback received by reviewers of the grant proposal, while others occurred during a substantial revision of our overall HFEE M.S. program and normal faculty turnover. All of these changes are summarized in the following report. HFEE faculty teach the majority of the required safety courses, and direct the required research conducted by all M.S. students. Safety Engineering has been, and continues to be, an integral part of the HFEE graduate option within ISE.
Keywords
Training; Industrial-engineering; Industrial-health-programs; Engineering; Safety-education; Safety-engineering; Human-factors-engineering
Contact
Maury A. Nussbaum, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Publication Date
20010908
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
49126
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
PB2003-103305
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T01-CCT-310454
NIOSH Division
OEP
Priority Area
Health Services Research; Research Tools and Approaches
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
VA
Performing Organization
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
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