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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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AST 1005 - Automotive Workplace Safety

Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture 1Lab None
Course Description: This course covers safe practices in the automotive workplace. Topics include the labeling, handling, storage, removal, disposal, and recycling of hazardous and toxic materials, Minnesota Right to Know Act, and emergency shop procedures. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Concurrently enrolled in AST 1015 , AST 1025 , AST 1035 , and AST 1045  or concurrently enrolled in AST 1055 , AST 1065 , AST 1075 , AST 1085 , and AST 1095 . Assessment score placement in RDNG 0950  or above or completion of RDNG 0900  with a grade of C or higher; assessment score placement in ENGL 0090  or above or completion of ENGL 0080  with a grade of C or higher; Arithmetic assessment score of 64 or higher or elementary algebra assessment score of 76 or higher OR assessment score/ACT score placement into MATH 0070  or above OR completion MATH 0030  or MATH 0060  with a grade of C or higher. We strongly encourage students who score below 64 to meet with an advisor or counselor to discuss their review and course options PRIOR to Math assessment retesting or registering for a MATH course.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Automotive shop safety practices
  2. Use of automotive safety equipment
  3. Automotive personal protection equipment
  4. Automotive equipment safety
  5. Automotive Material Safety Data Sheet
  6. Handling, storage, removal, and disposal of chemicals in an automotive shop
  7. Automotive OSHA regulations
  8. Minnesota Right to Know Act
  9. SP2 Online Training

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate automotive shop safety practices.
  2. demonstrate the use of automotive safety equipment.
  3. identify personal protection equipment.
  4. describe automotive equipment safety practices.
  5. identify locations of automotive Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  6. explain the content of automotive Material Safety Data Sheets.
  7. describe the proper handling, storage, removal, and disposal of chemicals in an automotive shop.
  8. identify automotive Occupational Safety Health Act (OSHA).
  9. explain the Minnesota Right to Know Act.

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