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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Health and Safety

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
35 hours (1 week).
Dates: 

September 2004 - November 2014.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and define physical and health hazards and toxicity of chemicals; recognize an emergency and take appropriate steps to prevent further injury; perform basic first aid and secure the injured person(s) until emergency personnel arrive; identify and demonstrate how to practice standard precautions to reduce the risk of disease transmission; apply simple ergonomic principles and procedures to reduce the risk of injury to the muscles.
Instruction: 
This course creates awareness of the most prevalent hazards associated with the construction site and provides apprentices with the knowledge and skills necessary to help minimize the consequences of injury. The course covers the federal regulatory requirements that govern worksite safety and conditions (OSHA) and the following topics: First Aid and CPR, blood borne pathogens, and general ergonomics (effective ways to work to prevent injury and Cumulative Trauma Disorders). All training is conducted by OSHA-certified instructors.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Cabinetmaking or related disciplines (11/09).

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