OSH 3001: Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health


Provides an overview of key issues and practices related to the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession. Examines the legal aspects of OSH in the United States, the origin and application of OSH-related consensus standards, hazard identification and control, and tools necessary for successful management of OSH-related efforts.


  1. Discuss historical aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH).
  2. Examine the regulatory framework of occupational safety and health (OSH)..
  3. Describe standards that related to occupational safety and health (OSH).
  4. Explain the integration of key processes necessary for the control of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  5. Recommend strategies for the control of common workplace hazards.
  6. Apply hazard assessment tools as they relate to industrial hazards.
  7. Apply management tools for successful decision-making for endeavors related to occupational safety and health (OSH).
  8. Discuss the complex environment in which the occupational safety and health (OSH) professional works.


  1. MTH 1010


The basics of occupational safety (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2019)
Author: Goetsch, D. L.
ISBN: 9780134678719
Price: $115.68

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