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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FACM 1001 - Facility Workplace Safety

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab None
Course Description: This course covers safe practices in the facilities workplace as per OSHA. Topics include Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), labeling, handling, storage, removal, disposal, and recycling of hazardous toxic materials. Other topics include safety in the workplace (confined space, falls, hearing, etc.) the MN Right to Know Act; and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Bloodborne Pathogens
  2. Confined Spaces
  3. Facilites personal protective equipment
  4. Facilites shop safety practices
  5. Fall Protection
  6. Handling, storage, removal, and disposal of chemicals in the shop
  7. Hazard Communication
  8. Hearing Protection
  9. Material Safety Data Sheets
  10. Minnesota OSHA regulations
  11. Minnesota Right to Know Act
  12. NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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

  1. describe facility workplace safety practices.
  2. describe Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  3. define electricial safety practicies.
  4. describe confined space requirments.
  5. identify types of hearing protection and when required.
  6. explain Minnesota Right to Know Act.
  7. identify Minnesota OSHA regulations.
  8. identify proper personal protective equipment.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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