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SAFETY TECHNOLOGY (SATC 15.07)

SATC 101. Governmental Regulatory Agencies. 3-3-0. Fundamentals of the regulatory rulemaking process, standards of machines, equipment, material, employees, power sources, as established by Occupational Safety and Health Act, Bureau of Safety Environmental Enforcement, United States Coast Guard, Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. (15.0701)SATC 112. Loss Control. 3-3-0. Accident prevention with emphasis on risk identification, risk assessment, controls, auditing and program management.  Includes reporting, recordkeeping, investigation, worker compensation, cost factors and remedial factors. (15.0701)

SATC 220. Safety, Health & Environmental Training. 3-3-0. Design, development, delivery and management of safety, health and environmental management training programs.  Emphasis on adult learning principles, learning objectives, lesson plans, skills in conducting group meetings, organizing and presenting technical information and human communications. (15.0701)

SATC 230. Drug Abuse in Industry. 3-3-0. History, scope, and effect of alcohol and drug laws and regulation-related workforce problems. Scope and cost of these problems with signs, causal theories, and treatment as related to company programs. Roles of supervisors and management of workplace DOT and non-DOT Drug and Alcohol testing programs are explored. (15.0701)

SATC 240. Marine Accident Prevention. 3-3-0. Accident prevention as related to the maritime aspect of the petroleum industry. Emphasis on domestic and international jurisdictions governing safety and environmental management and marine operations. (15.0701)

SATC 290. Special Problems. 3-3-0. Permission of department head.  Introduction to research methods with selected problem under faculty supervision. Emphasis on defining research problems, literature review and collecting, analyzing, recording, and interpreting data. For PETSM majors. May be repeated once for credit if selected research problem differs. (15.0701)

SATC 295. Safety Seminar Capstone. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Permission of department head for graduating students in Safety Technology Associate of Science. Emphasis on preparation for professional licensure and certification.  Course includes formal competency assessment of program goals. (15.0701)

SATC 325. Disaster Management and Recovery. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Concepts and principles of risk assessment and mitigation, emergency planning, response and recovery to man-made and natural disasters including hazardous materials releases, civil disturbances, mass casualty disasters, flooding and hurricanes. Topics include Incident Command Systems (ICS), mutual aid, training, preparedness and communications. (15.0701)

SATC 350. Industrial Safety. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Protective equipment, housekeeping, fire protection, machine control. Emphasis on accident-prevention factors related to the petroleum industry. Includes drilling, production, crane operations, and transportation. (15.0701)

SATC 375. Industrial Hygiene. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Industrial hygiene practices, engineering controls and medical surveillance programs for petroleum occupational exposures. Course includes embedded lab exercises for exposure sampling procedures and strategies for determination of occupational exposure limits. (15.0701)

SATC 380. Ergonomics. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Ergonomics principles and applications of the science involving human capacities and limitations to the design of workplaces, jobs, tasks, tools, equipment, and the environment. Emphasis on cumulative trauma, disorders, defining, ergonomics, analysis of ergonomic risk factors in the workplace and designing engineering and administrative control strategies with embedded course lab exercises. (15.0701)

SATC 385. Hazardous Materials Management. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Management practices, standards, regulations and permitting for hazardous waste handling, transportation, storage, cleanup and disposal activities. Special emphasis on emergency responder safety management practices. (15.0701)

SATC 420. Management Systems. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Analysis and application of standards criteria, methodologies, and continuous improvement practices involving ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and ISO (International Standards Organization) environmental, safety and health and quality control management systems applicable to the global petroleum exploration and production industry. (15.0701)

SATC 440. Environmental Technology. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Environmental monitoring and assessment of source pollutants applicable to safe and environmental-friendly petroleum exploration and production with embedded course lab exercises. Emphasis on water and air environmental permit management. (15.0701)

SATC 450. OSHA I. General Industry Safety. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. General industry safety and health standards as required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Students may obtain the OSHA 10 Hour – General Industry Student Course Completion Card subject to OSHA Outreach Training program rules and PETSM department guidelines. (15.0701)

SATC 480. OSHA II. Construction Safety. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: SATC 101. Construction industry safety and health standards as required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Students may obtain the OSHA 10 Hour – Construction Student Course Completion Card subject to OSHA Outreach Program rules and PETSM department guidelines. (15.0701)

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