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SSE602 Evaluation of Safety Programs

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

Comprehensive coverage of occupational safety and health field concepts including new hazards in the workplace; proliferation of health and safety legislation; interest in ethics and corporate responsibility; work place safety; and product safety. Introduces concepts through case study analysis and provides examples in developing a modern safety program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an easy safety checklist for doing safety audits.
  • Train people in health and safety issues they will face on the job, and prepare them for prevention or correction.
  • Develop reporting forms, enhanced enforcement policy; machine guarding and control of hazardous energy; Fire Standards; and Hazard Communication Standards.
  • Conduct accident investigations on the types and causes of accidents and develop/policies /procedures to eliminate/avoid them.