Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1408- Section: 14
Safety, Health Environment I
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Instructor Information
Instructor Michael Sparrow
E-mailsparrowma@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6333
Office
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 E
Hours:Mon 10:00-11:15
Department
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
E-mail:guillsr@lamarpa.edu
Phone:(409) 984-6381

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

             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
             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


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)            
             Test 4- Wed. Nov. 25 (Chapters 18, 19, 21, 22, & 24)


Week of:        
November 30        Completed Final Exam Review due Nov. 30.
             December 2nd thru 4th.

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





Major Assignments
Schedule





TENTATIVE LAB SCHEDULE
FALL 2020
PTAC    1408 Safety, Health and Environment

Week of:
August 24        LO/TO simulator training
        
        
Week of:
August 31        Types of Hazards and their Effects


Week of:
September 7            Holiday Monday, Sept.7th
            Recognizing Chemical & Biological Hazards

Week of:
September 14        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 2, 2020 - 8:00 AM   Through  December 4, 2020 - 5:00 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
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 .
Course Policies
Instructor Policies
Attendance Policy 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.
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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