Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Safety Management (SAFE)

SAFE 118 -  Introduction to Safety  

Examines basic safety practices, incident causal factors, and preventative measures.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Every Term

SAFE 139 -  University Seminar  

University Seminar serves as the entry point to the Slippery Rock University general education program. With its strong faculty-student interaction, the course promotes intellectual inquiry, critical and creative thinking, and academic excellence. Through varied content, the course introduces students to academic discourse and information literacy while exploring topics such as diversity and inclusion and global awareness. This course will set students along the path to becoming engaged with issues and scholarship important to a 21st century education while they learn about themselves and their place in the world.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Freshman 1 or Freshman 2.
Enrollment limited to students with the ROCK STUDIES STUDENT attribute.

SAFE 190 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 195 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 198 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 205 -  First Aid and Safety  

Emphasizes prevention, protection from further harm and correct response to common emergencies resulting from trauma and/or illness confronting the citizen. Provides opportunity to earn certification in American Red Cross First Aid and American Red Cross CPR or American Health Association CPR.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

SAFE 218 -  Legislative Compliance-General Industry  

Examines workplace hazards as they relate to the Occupational Safety and Health Act and promulgated standards (Labor).

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 228 -  Motor Transportation Fleet Safety  

Focuses on the essential elements of a comprehensive motor transportation fleet safety program as they relate to protecting and conserving enterprise resources.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 248 -  Hazardous Materials & Waste Management  

Examines the recognition, evaluation, control, and legislative compliance of hazardous materials and waste through effective safety management.

Prerequisites: CHEM 104D or CHEM 107D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 258 -  Construction Safety  

Safety requirements and responsibilities for the construction industry.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 290 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 295 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 298 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 318 -  Principles of Industrial Hygiene  

Concentrates upon the recognition, evaluation and control of employee-related workplace health hazards. Course includes an instrumentation component.

Prerequisites: CHEM 104 (may be taken concurrently)D or CHEM 107*D (may be taken concurrently).
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 319 -  Principles of Industrial Hygiene II  

Concentrates upon the recognition, evaluation and control of employee-related workplace hazards. Course includes an instrumentation component. Courses is a continuation of SAFE 318.

Prerequisite: SAFE 318D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 328 -  Comprehensive Emergency Management and Fire Services  

Examines comprehensive emergency management and fire services as they relate to preparing, preparing, protecting, and preserving resources.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 338 -  Ergonomics and Human Factors  

Examines workplace design adversities as well as their remediation by the safety function.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 368 -  Injury and Damage Incidents Evaluation  

Focuses on the investigation, analysis, and evaluation of injury and property damage incidents. Includes Workers' Compensation and insurance variations.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 378 -  Energy Exploration and Generation  

This course examines the safety management of energy exploration and energy generation safety.

Prerequisites: SAFE 118D and SAFE 218D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Summer & Winter Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 390 -  Experimental  

A unique and specifically focused course within the general purview of a department which intends to offer it on a "one time only" basis and not as a permanent part of the department's curriculum.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 395 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 398 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 408 -  Contemporary Safety Topics and Issues  

Examines emerging issues and topics in the field of safety. Must be taken the semester prior to internship.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 418 -  Security in the Workplace  

Examines security in relation to protecting assets and resources within an enterprise.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Every Term

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.

SAFE 448 -  Management and Integration of Safety  

Involves the development, integration, evaluation, management, and cost containment strategies of the safety function within an enterprise.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 450 -  Internship  

Provides opportunity to apply theory and develop competencies through a work-related experience in an appropriate cooperating enterprise. Summers only.

Credits: 1-12

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Summer Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2, Junior 1, Sophomore 1 or Sophomore 2 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 478 -  Environmental Permitting and Sustainability  

This course examines the role of Safety Management in assessment of environmental regulations and permitting and application of sustainability practices.

Prerequisites: SAFE 118D and SAFE 218D
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Summer & Winter Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 488 -  Safety Training and Development  

Examines workplace safety training and development as they relate to employer work task performance at all levels of an organization.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2 or Sophomore 1 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a program in Safety Management.

SAFE 490 -  Independent Study  

 Students study under the supervision of a professor on a specific and significant topic. Independent Study courses give students the opportunity to pursue research and/or studies that are not part of the university's traditional course offerings. Students work one on one or in small groups with faculty guidance and are typically required to submit a final paper or project as determined by the supervising professor.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2, Sophomore 1 or Sophomore 2 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 495 -  Workshop  

A workshop is a program which is usually of short duration, narrow in scope, often non-traditional in content and format, and on a timely topic.

Credits: 1-6

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2, Sophomore 1 or Sophomore 2 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.

SAFE 498 -  Selected Topics  

A Selected Topics course is a normal, departmental offering which is directly related to the discipline, but because of its specialized nature, may not be able to be offered on a yearly basis by the department.

Credits: 1-3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered as Needed

Students with a semester level of Freshman 1, Freshman 2, Sophomore 1 or Sophomore 2 may not enroll.
Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Safety Management.