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WFTR230 - Wind Turbine Safety
Course Code:
WFTR 230

Calendar Description:
This course introduces the students to safe work practices around wind parks and wind turbines. Students are introduced to the safe work practices to be observed during construction, assembly and working with independent contractors.

Date First Offered:
2010-02-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Working with contractors
- Engineering considerations
- Road works and site prep safe work practice
- Equipment safe work practice

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify hazards when working in the wind park environment
- Describe safe work practices when working on construction sites
- Identify safe work procedures during equipment assembly
- Describe safe work practice related to multiple activity sites

Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks.

Attitudes:
Use time productively.

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Quizzes and Tests: 80 %
Participation: 20 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Supplies:
Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.

Text Books:
Required - BZEE, BZEE Curriculum Manual (BZEE). Chapters Covered: SelectionsAdd Content...
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