Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1408- Section: 51
Safety, Health Environment I
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Instructor Information
Instructor Kenneth Ballou
E-mailballoukw@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6418
Office
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201A
Hours:None
Department
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
E-mail:guillsr@lamarpa.edu
Phone:(409) 984-6381

If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
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Course Information
Description An overview of safety, health, and environmental issues in the performance of all job tasks.
Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes 1. Describes the roles, responsibilities, and work environment of a process technician. (PSLO 1); measured by embedded test questions

2. Demonstrate ability to name basic processes. (PSLO 2); measured by embedded test questions

3. Demonstrate ability to identify basic process equipment. (PSLO 2); embedded test questions, class discussion

4. Demonstrate ability to name basic process equipment systems. (PSO 2); embedded test questions, class discussion

5. Describe quality concepts used in process controls in process industries. (PSLO 3); embedded test questions, class discussion

6. Demonstrate ability to identify all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material. Demonstrates a full understanding of the reading. (PSLO 5); embedded test questions, pre- and post-test.
Core Objectives
Program Student Learning Outcomes PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
PSLO 1: Uses technology to access operator-specific documentation and training.
PSLO 2: Identify specific equipment and operating parameters to meet industry standards.
PSLO 3: Identify and adjust controls to meet requirements for safe and effective operation.
PSLO 4: Implements standard safety procedures as required in industry.
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Safety, Health and Environment , CAPT 2006 Edition, Publisher-Pearson. Or CAPT 2010 Edition: ISBN-10:0-13-700401-X / ISBN-13:978-0-13-700401-0
Lecture Topics
Outline
Week of:
August 24 Introduction to class.
Chapter 1-Introduction to Safety, Health and Environment

Week of:
August 31 Chapter 2-Types of Hazards and their Effects
Chapter 3-Recognizing Chemical Hazards

Week of:
September 7 Holiday Monday, Sept.7th
Chapter 4-Recognizing Biological Hazards/Review for Test 1

Week of:
September 14 Chapter 5-Equipment and Energy Hazards
Chapter 6-Fire and Explosion Hazards/(Completed review due by 9/18)

Week of:
September 21 Test 1-(Chapters 1,2,3,4 & 5) (Sept 21)
Chapter 6-Fire and Explosion Hazards



Week of:
September 28 Chapter 7-Pressure,Temperature, and Radiation Hazards
Chapter 8-Hazardous Atmospheres and Respirator Hazards/ Review for Test 2

Week of:
October 5 Chapter 9-Working Area and Height Hazards
Test 2-(Chapters 6,7,8 & 9)

Week of:
October 12 Chapter 10-Hearing and Noise Hazards
Chapter 11-Construction,Maintenance and Tool Hazards

Week of:
October 19 Chapter 12-Vehicle and Transportation Hazards
Chapter 13-Natural Disasters and Inclement Weather/ Review for Test 3

Week of:
October 26 Chapter 14-Physical Security and Cyber Security
Test 3-(Chapters 10,11,12,13 & 14)

Week of:
November 2 Chapter 18-Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems
Chapter 18-Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems Continued

Week of:
November 9 Chapter 19-Process Containment & Process Upset Controls
Chapter 21- Permitting Systems



Week of:
November 16 Continue Chapter 21- Permitting Systems continued
Chapter 22- Personal Protective Equipment & First Aid/ Review for Test 4


Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26-27
Week of:
November 23 Chapter 24-Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment (Review for Final Exam)
Test 4- Wed. Nov. 25 (Chapters 18, 19, 21, 22, & 24)


Week of:
November 30 Completed Final Exam Review due Nov. 30.
December 3 thru 6.

Week of:
December 7 Graduation Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
Major Assignments
Schedule
Week of:
August 24 Introduction to class.
Chapter 1-Introduction to Safety, Health and Environment

Week of:
August 31 Chapter 2-Types of Hazards and their Effects
Chapter 3-Recognizing Chemical Hazards

Week of:
September 7 Holiday Monday, Sept.7th
Chapter 4-Recognizing Biological Hazards/Review for Test 1

Week of:
September 14 Chapter 5-Equipment and Energy Hazards
Chapter 6-Fire and Explosion Hazards/(Completed review due by 9/18)

Week of:
September 21 Test 1-(Chapters 1,2,3,4 & 5) (Sept 21)
Chapter 6-Fire and Explosion Hazards


Week of:
September 28 Chapter 7-Pressure,Temperature, and Radiation Hazards
Chapter 8-Hazardous Atmospheres and Respirator Hazards/ Review for Test 2

Week of:
October 5 Chapter 9-Working Area and Height Hazards
Test 2-(Chapters 6,7,8 & 9)

Week of:
October 12 Chapter 10-Hearing and Noise Hazards
Chapter 11-Construction,Maintenance and Tool Hazards

Week of:
October 19 Chapter 12-Vehicle and Transportation Hazards
Chapter 13-Natural Disasters and Inclement Weather/ Review for Test 3

Week of:
October 26 Chapter 14-Physical Security and Cyber Security
Test 3-(Chapters 10,11,12,13 & 14)

Week of:
November 2 Chapter 18-Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems
Chapter 18-Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems Continued

Week of:
November 9 Chapter 19-Process Containment & Process Upset Controls
Chapter 21- Permitting Systems



Week of:
November 16 Continue Chapter 21- Permitting Systems continued
Chapter 22- Personal Protective Equipment & First Aid/ Review for Test 4


Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26-27
Week of:
November 23 Chapter 24-Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment (Review for Final Exam)
Test 4- Wed. Nov. 25 (Chapters 18, 19, 21, 22, & 24)


Week of:
November 30 Completed Final Exam Review due Nov. 30.
December 3 thru 6.

Week of:
December 7 Graduation Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Final Exam Date December 3, 2020 - 8:00 AM   Through  December 6, 2020 - 11:59 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Chapter Tests-33%, Quizzes/homework/labs-33% Final Exam-34%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies 1. You will have 4 Major Tests and a Final Exam in this class.
2. Assignments must be completed on time. Completed assignments may be hand written or typed in a Word
document.
3. Cell Phone use is not permitted in the classroom or lab except during breaks.
4. Students that are disruptive in class will be asked to leave and counted an unexcused absence for the day.
Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Missing a day of lecture can possible cause you to drop a letter grade on tests.
1. Tardiness: Tardiness (more than 5 mins), for lectures or labs, 4 Tardies will count as an Absence.
2. Absences: NOTE: Excused absences (verifiable) are only allowed for an illness that requires you to stay home or a death in your immediate family. 5 absences=drop 1 letter grade, 7 absences=drop 2 letter grades, 9-absences=drop 3 letter grades, 11 absences=F
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
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Other Sept. 28th Last Day to drop or withdraw without academic penalty

November 19th Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with academic penalty
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.