This course will cover current issues in the construction industry that present unique safety concerns for construction sites and personnel. Emphasis will be placed on understanding current and emergent work exposure issues, such as silica, lead, asbestos and nanotechnology. In addition, topics such as work site automation, robotics, workplace violence, substance abuse, wellness programs and new regulations will be discussed. Prerequisite: SAF-120. (3-0-3) *Course offered in 8-week asynchronous online format.
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