Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1408- Section: 12
Safety, Health Environment I
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Instructor Information
Instructor James Powell
E-mailpowellj@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6344
Office
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 D
Hours:MW- 7:00AM -7:55AM, 11:05AM-11:55AM: 2:50PM-4:00PM TR-7:00AM-7:55AM, 3:05PM-4:15PM
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 N.A.
Learning Outcomes Course Learning Outcomes Based on Program Student Learning Outcomes

Course: PTAC1408-Safety, Health, and Environment I     Program: Process Technology
Program Assessment Manager: Powell                          Date: 8-16-2011

PSLO    Course Outcomes
1. Uses technology to access operator-specific documentation and training.    


PSLO
Course Outcomes
2. Identify specific equipment and operating parameters to meet industry standards.
    
1.    Students will be able to identify different types of safety equipment.

Measures: Written exams over textbook chapters; class discussion, and demonstration .
    


PSLO    Course Outcomes
3. Identify and adjust controls to meet requirements for safe and effective operation.    
    


PSLO    Course Outcomes
4. Implements standard safety procedures as required in industry.

    2.    Students will be able to describe the role of a process technician in relation to safety, health, and environment.

Measures: Written exams over textbook chapters, class discussion and embedded questions.
    3.    Students will be able to describe components of a typical plant safety, health, and environment program.


Measures: Written exams over textbook chapters; class discussion and embedded questions.
    4.    Students will be able to list safety, health, and environment equipment used.

Measures: Written exams over textbook chapters; class discussion and embedded questions.
    5.    Students will be able to demonstrate safety procedures used during cleaning out, isolation and repair of process equipment.

Measures: Written exams over textbook chapters; class discussion and hands on isolation of equipment.

PSLO    Course Outcomes
5. ALPHA: Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
    6. Students will be able to identify all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material. Demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
Measures: Embedded test questions; pre/post test.
    

    
Core Objectives * Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.


Chemical/Refining Process Technician Skill Standards
Endorsed by NAPTA
Recognized by Texas Workforce Investment Council
Key Activities and Statement
Course: PTAC 1408

K9.1    Conduct Preventative SHE Inspections
K9.2    Conduct SHE Incident and Hazard Investigations
K9.3    Instruct Individuals Entering Operating Area in SHE Policies and Procedures
Program Student Learning Outcomes PSLOs:
1. Use technology to access operator-specific documentation and training.

2. Identify specific equipment and operating parameters to meet industry standards.

3. Describe the principles of quality control.

4. Diagram the process control elements in a control loop.

5. Identify basic processes, equipment, and systems to meet industry standards.

6. Implement standard safety procedures as required in industry.

7. Demonstrate comprehension of content-area reading material.
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
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
FALL 2020
PTAC    1408 Safety, Health and Environment



Week of:        
September 8        Chapter 1-Introduction to Safety, Health and Environment
Chapter 2-Types of Hazards and their Effects
Chapter 3-Recognizing Chemical Hazards
            

Week of:
September 14     Chapter 4-Recognizing Biological Hazards/Review for Test 1
Chapter 5-Equipment and Energy Hazards
            
Week of:
September 21 Chapter 6-Fire and Explosion Hazards

            Sept. 28th Last Day to drop or withdraw without academic penalty    

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
            

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
            

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


November 19th Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with academic penalty

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)            
            


Week of:        
November 30        Completed Final Exam Review due Dec. 2.
            

Week of:
December 7        Graduation Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
Major Assignments
Schedule
J. Powell
TENTATIVE LAB SCHEDULE
FALL 2020
PTAC    1408 Safety, Health and Environment


Week of:
September 8        LO/TO simulator training
Types of Hazards and their Effects

Week of:
September 14        Recognizing Chemical & Biological Hazards
Equipment and Energy Hazards
        
Week of:
September 21        Fire and Explosion Hazards
                

            
Week of:
September 28        Press, Temp. Radiation, Hazards: Hazardous Atmospheres and Respirator Hazards

Week of:
October 5         Working Area and Height Hazards demonstration        


Week of:
October 12        Hearing and Noise Hazards Construction and Tool Hazards
        


Week of:
October 19        Vehicle and Transportation and Natural Disaster and Inclement Weather Hazards
        


Week of:
October 26        Physical Security and Cyber Security
        



Week of:
November 2        Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems illustrations

Week of:
November 9        Process Containment/Permitting Systems Illustrations and Instruction
        

            
Week of:
November 16        Personal Protective Equipment & First Aid
        
        

Week of:
November 23        Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment Video and Instruction            
                


        















































Final Exam Date December 7, 2020 - 7:00 AM   Through  December 9, 2020 - 9:00 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Chapter Tests-33.1/3%, Quizzes/homework/labs-33.1/3% Final Exam-33.1/3%
1. You will have 4 Major Tests and a Final Exam in this class. All tests and the exam are taken in class on a specified day. There are "NO RETAKES". If you miss "ONE" Test, your lowest current test score will be given for that test, ONLY if you missed the test due to an EXCUSED absence or a makeup test will be allowed if absence is excused per the absence policy. If you miss more than one test, you will receive a zero for each additional test you miss. If you are involved in Academic Dishonesty, you will receive a ZERO for that test. Taking the Final Exam is required to complete the course. Once a test is passed out students are not allowed to leave the classroom until test completed and turned in.

2. Homework must be completed on time, 20 PTS will be deducted each class day late, for two class days. Homework more than a week late will not receive a grade higher than 50. Homework must be hand written.
3. Cell Phone use is not permitted in the classroom or lab except during breaks. If a student is caught on their cell phone in class, the student will be asked to leave class and counted an unexcused absence for the day.
4. Students that are disruptive in class will be asked to leave and counted an unexcused absence for the day.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.




Chemical/Refining Process Technician Skill Standards
Endorsed by NAPTA
Recognized by Texas Skill Standards Board (TSSB)
Key Activities and Statement
Course: PTAC 1408

K9.1    Conduct Preventative SHE Inspections
K9.2    Conduct SHE Incident and Hazard Investigations
K9.3    Instruct Individuals Entering Operating Area in SHE Policies and Procedures

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 5mins), 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 a hospital stay or a death in your immediate family, excluding aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 5 absences=drop 1 letter grade, 7 absences=drop 2 letter grades, 9-absences=drop 3 letter grades, 11 absences=F
3. A student with no absences will receive 15 bonus points added to your test points total at the end of the semester.
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 I will not give your grades to a proxy. You must come to my office in person.
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