Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 150 - The Millwright and Shop Safety

5 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in the millwright industry. This course provides an overview of workplace practices and how to succeed on the job. Course content will include: communication and leadership skills; employee attitudes and safety awareness; personal safety procedures; workplace safety; tools for the job; basic rigging practices; and the wellness of the Millwright.

Prerequisite: Minimum reading score of 68 (Accuplacer) or 241 (Next Gen Accuplacer) OR minimum writing score of 64 (Accuplacer) or 226 (Next Gen Accuplacer) OR RD 080 OR RD 087  and EL 115R  OR Prior College. Within the past 2 years, completed MTH020 or higher with a grade of "C-" or better or placed into MTH 075 through the Testing Office.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate ability to interpret both verbal and written information and communicate effectively in on-the-job situations using both written and verbal skills

2. Demonstrate effective relationship skills with co- workers and supervisors, ability to work on a team, and perform appropriate leadership skills

3. Explain the role that safety plays in the millwright industry and describe the meaning of job-site safety, and demonstrate appropriate and safe workplace behavior

4. Understand and perform OSHA approved standards

5. Employ common safety practices; use different types of personal protective gear, and explain the appropriate safety precautions to take around common job-site hazards

6. Understand Lockout–tagout procedures

7. Explain the importance of the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) and Materials Data Sheets (MSDS's)

8. Recognize and identify some of the basic tools used in the millwright industry and follow the safety procedures for lifting heavy objects

9. Identify power tools commonly used in the millwright industry and safely use various hand and power tools

10. Identify and describe the use of slings and common rigging hardware

11. Describe the basic inspection techniques and rejection criteria used for slings and hardware; basic hitch configurations and their proper connections and basic load-handling safety practices

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