HED 114 - Health and Safety in the Workplace
This course is designed to help facilitate a high level of well-being for the worker and aid the individual in achieving desirable health and safety practices in their life and profession. Topics explored include home, fire, motor vehicle, occupational, recreational, school, natural and man-made disasters, and personal safety and wellness. 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 learn how to create a plan for safety and wellness and will have the opportunity to obtain American Red Cross certification in CPR, AED, and standard First Aid.
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