Aug 14, 2022  
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AIT 100 - Industrial Safety

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Introductory course in workplace safety training. Includes critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive.

Information: BCT 110  may be substituted for AIT 100.
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Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations to avoid workplace injury and maximize machine productivity. 

2. Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety standards and electrical procedures to safely maintain industrial equipment. 

3. Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices of mechanical and fluid-controlled systems to safely maintain industrial equipment. 

4. Demonstrate knowledge of proper fall protection. 

5. Select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various industrial safety situations. 

6. Demonstrate the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for various industrial safety situations.


Outline:
I. Demonstrate knowledge of safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations to avoid workplace injury and maximize machine productivity.

A. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other federal and state safety requirements for the workplace.

B. Common industrial hazards per OSHA standards

1. Ergonomics

2. Laser safety

3. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) arc flash

4. Confined space hazards and safety practices

C. Locate a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), interpret the information

D. Hazardous situations (i.e. apply proper procedures to the situation)

E. The process to perform a job safety analysis

F. Fuel source and selection of correct fire extinguisher class

G. Procedures to avoid oil fire hazards

H. Safely store and dispose 

1. Lubricants

2. Maintenance chemicals

II. Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety standards and electrical procedures to safely maintain industrial equipment. 

A. Lockout/tagout (LOTO) test out program

1. LOTO process

2. Test to ensure a zero energy state

B. National Electrical Code (NEC) safety regulations 

C. NFPA 70E arc flash guidelines (i.e. their importance)

D. Safety procedures

1. Tightening electrical conductors and components

2. Disconnecting electrical conductors and components

3. Connecting electrical conductors and components

4. Hazards and avoiding personal contact with live electrical systems

5. Guidelines on the safe approach distances while working on electrical systems

6. Disconnecting electronic components

7. Connecting electronic components

8/.Standards to adhere to grounding safety procedures

III. Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices of mechanical and fluid-controlled systems to safely maintain industrial equipment.

A. Lockout/tagout (LOTO) test out program

1. LOTO process

2. Test to ensure a zero energy state

B. Machine guarding for mechanical power transmission systems purpose

C. Required machine guarding for fluid power systems

D. Safe procedures for removing:

1. Stored hydraulic or pneumatic energy

2. Systems with accumulators and compressed air reservoirs

E. Dangers of personal contact:

1. Pressurized hydraulic

2. Pneumatic streams

F. Guidelines to avoid contact with hot surfaces in fluid power systems

IV. Demonstrate knowledge of proper fall protection.

A. Working at heights

B. Sling ladders, scaffolding, and lifts

C. Unguarded leading edges

D. Open holes

E. Improper guardrails

F. Damaged equipment (ladders, stairs, safety equipment, etc.)

G. Slippery conditions

H. Unmarked elevation changes

V. Identify, select and demonstrate the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

A. Identify and describe the four Basic Types of PPE

1. Face and Eye Protection

2. Respiratory Protection

3. Skin and Body Protection (head, foot & hand)

4. Hearing Protection

B. Select appropriate personal protective equipment per job


Effective Term:
Fall 2022



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