HED 114 - Health and Safety in the Workplace
This course emphasizes the key areas of safety, accident prevention and mitigation. Safety topics explored include home, fire, motor vehicle, occupational, recreational, school, natural and man-made disasters. Emergency care procedures are presented and students will demonstrate competency in recognition and care for breathing emergencies for adults, children, infants, one and two rescuer CPR, use of resuscitation mask, bag, valve, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), identifying and caring for life-threatening bleeding, sudden illness, and injuries. The student will receive American Red Cross Certification in Basic Life Support and First Aid. Three class hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe behaviors that enhance the physical, mental, social and occupational dimensions of health and wellness in the workplace.
2. Describe practices that reduce the risk of injury in the workplace.
3. Describe the steps for providing basic care for sudden illness or injury in the workplace.
4. Explain the effects of stress on individual health and wellness.
5. Explain strategies for coping with stress in the workplace
6. Recognize signs of potential violence in the workplace.
7. Describe methods for reducing violence in the workplace.
Course Offered Fall only