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STI 132 - Ironworker Safety 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This is a two-part class. Part one provides Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certification that is valid for two years. The course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid scenarios. Additional certifications earned in this course are scaffold users and fall protection.

This second part of this class is a study of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the ironworkers’ role in the labor movement. Emphasis is put on the Iron Workers Local #3 collective bargaining agreement.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:


  1. Evaluate the health of an injured person to determine the correct mode of first aid.
  2. Care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, and back injuries, as well as heat and cold emergencies.
  3. Evaluate fall hazards on a construction site in order to create a fall protection plan.
  4. Properly don a personal fall arrest harness.
  5. Choose proper anchorage points to be used with a fall arrest system.
  6. Identify common hazards involved with using scaffold on a construction site.
  7. List the basic requirements for using supported and suspended scaffolding.
  8. Describe the role of the Ironworkers in the history of organized labor in the United States and abroad.

 Listed Topics

  1. Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
  2. Fall protection
  3. Safe scaffold user
Reference Materials
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Participants Manual
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Ready Reference Manual
Ironworkers Fall Protection Manual
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Culture Society & Citzenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 2/27/2020
Last Reviewed: 2/27/2020

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