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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TRAN 302 - Worker Health and Safety (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course addresses all aspects of workers’ health and safety in the urban mass transportation industry, with the goal of offering students a beginning understanding of the complete field of occupational safety and health. Specifically, the following areas of concern will be covered: legal and contractual requirements in regard to worker health and safety; New York City Transit Worker’s Union Local 100 perspectives; New York City Transit/MTA Policy Instructions; workers’ compensations, disability, health benefits and pensions; and, specific risks and hazards in the public transit workplace in New York City, i.e., asbestos, lead, and ergonomics.