Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1408- Section: 13
Safety, Health Environment I
|COVID 19 Information||The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.|
|Description||An overview of safety, health, and environmental issues in the performance of all job tasks.|
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
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.
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
Key Terms and Questions are due on designated date unless otherwise specified!
August 24 Introduction to class.
Chapter 1-Introduction to Process Equipment
August 31 Chapter 2-Process Drawings and Industry Standards
September 7 Chapter 4-Piping, Gaskets, Tubing, Hoses and Fittings/Review forTest 1
Chapter 5-Valves Key Terms
Sept 14 Chapter 5-Valves Questions Continued (completed Test 1 Study Guide Due.9/17
Test 1 (Chapters 1,2,3,4 & 5) (Test open 9/17)
Sept 21 Chapter 6-Pumps Dynamic Key Terms and Questions
Chapter 6-Pumps Continued Positive Displacement
Sept. 28th Last Day to drop or withdraw without academic penalty
Sept 28 Chapter 7- Compressors
Oct 5 Chapter 9-Motors and Engines / Review for Test 2
Chapter 10-Power Transmission and Lubrication
Oct 12 Test 2-(Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10)
Chapter 11- Heat Exchangers
Oct 19 Chapter 12- Cooling Towers
Chapter 13-Furnaces / Review Test 3
Oct 26 Chapter 14-Boilers
November 19th Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with academic penalty
Nov 2 Test 3-(Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15)
Nov 9 Chapter 17-Filters and Dryers
Chapter 18-Solids Handling Equipment
Nov 16 Chapter 19-Environmental Control Equipment/Review Test 4
Chapter 20-Auxiliary Equipment
Nov 23 Test 4-(Chapters 16,17,18,19 & 20) (Dec. 1st./ Review for Final Exam
Thanksgiving Holiday – Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26 & 27
Nov 30 Completed Final Exam Review due Dec. 1
Final Exam – Dec. 3 thru Dec. 6
Dec 7 Graduation Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
TENTATIVE LAB SCHEDULE
PTAC 1408 Safety, Health and Environment
August 24 LO/TO simulator training
August 31 Types of Hazards and their Effects
September 7 Holiday – Monday, Sept.7th
Recognizing Chemical & Biological Hazards
September 14 Equipment and Energy Hazards
September 21 Fire and Explosion Hazards
September 28 Press, Temp. Radiation, Hazards: Hazardous Atmospheres and Respirator Hazards
October 5 Working Area and Height Hazards demonstration
October 12 Hearing and Noise Hazards Construction and Tool Hazards
October 19 Vehicle and Transportation and Natural Disaster and Inclement Weather Hazards
October 26 Physical Security and Cyber Security
November 2 Engineering Controls: Alarms & Indicator Systems illustrations
November 9 Process Containment/Permitting Systems Illustrations and Instruction
November 16 Personal Protective Equipment & First Aid
November 23 Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment Video and Instruction
|Final Exam Date||December 3, 2020 - 8:00 AM Through December 6, 2020 - 11:00 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%, Quizzes/homework/labs-34% Final Exam-33%
1. You will have 4 Major Tests and a Final Exam in this class. All tests and the exam are taken ONLINE 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 .
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 (more than 5mins), for lectures or labs, 2 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, if classes are in person, 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.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|