This course contains Unit Assessments, which test student knowledge on important aspects of
the course. These tests may come in many different forms, ranging from multiple choice to written response
Students are required to submit for grading Unit Assignments. Specific information and
instructions regarding these assignments are provided below. Grading rubrics are included with each assignment.
Specific information about accessing these rubrics is provided below.
Students are to complete a Final Exam in Unit VIII. All Final Exams are proctored; see below for
additional information. Students are permitted four (4) hours to complete this exam in the presence of an approved
proctor. This is an open-book exam. Only course textbooks and a calculator, if necessary, are allowed when taking
Ask the Professor:
This communication forum provides students with an opportunity to ask their professor general
questions or questions related to course content.
Student Break Room:
This communication forum allows for casual conversation with other classmates.
Unit III Case Study
Unit III Case Study Scenario
For this case study, ensure that you read the information from the case study scenario and address the following points.
Describe safety precautions that you will take to perform the fieldwork for this project. (Note: You do not know what
specific materials are present at the site initially.)
Identify all of the hazardous materials (or potentially hazardous materials) observed and their classification (acid, base,
water-reactive, or air reactive). Describe their uses and chemical properties.
Discuss at least four potential interactions between these hazardous materials, including their chemical reactions,
showing the reactants and products. Identify any associated hazards with the products.
Discuss and justify any actions taken onsite and recommendations that will be included in your report to your client.
Your case study must be at least two pages in length, not counting the title page or references page. At least three sources,
including the textbook, must be used and referenced. Please adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for
Unit V Research Paper
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
(PSM) standard (29 C.F.R. § 1910.119) contains requirements for the safe management of chemicals for facilities that
exceed OSHA’s threshold quantities for highly hazardous substances. This standard requires the establishment of a PSM
program that contains 14 elements for the safe management of hazards associated with the use, storage, manufacturing,
handling, or moving of highly hazardous chemicals.