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Joseph Rosenbeck

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety
College of Engineering Technology

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Joseph Rosenbeck

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety
College of Engineering Technology

Education

BS, MS, Central Missouri State University; CSP

Currently Teaching

ESHS-780
3 Credits
This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of EHS internal auditing, including EHS internal audit program design and management principles, management system performance evaluation and corrective action techniques, and system improvements. Exercises provide opportunities to apply knowledge.
ESHS-460
3 Credits
Historical as well as modern accident and incident causation models and theories will be covered. Students will learn how to identify and prevent unsafe acts and conditions that can lead to accidents and incidents. The application of management system controls, including operational controls to prevent accidents and incidents, will be reviewed. In addition, students will learn how to investigate accidents and incidents. They will also learn how to develop accident and incident investigation written programs.
ESHS-699
0 Credits
Students will have the opportunity to gain appropriate work experience and applied knowledge of the profession working in one or more EHS areas. The graduate committee determines whether enrollment for one or more co-op semesters will be required. Department permission is required.
ESHS-565
3 Credits
This course examines the principles of sustainable product stewardship, including the ethical, legal, and economic issues that product manufacturers face as well as the relationship between products and sustainability. Students will learn and apply some environmental sustainability, health and safety analysis techniques used to identify and manage product environmental sustainability aspects as well as health and safety hazards. Students will use case studies to examine the concept of product stewardship management through product life cycle thinking and extended producer responsibility. (Students who have completed ESHS-665 Product Stewardship may not receive credit for this course.)
ESHS-665
3 Credits
This course examines the principles of sustainable product stewardship, including the ethical, legal, and economic issues that product manufacturers face as well as the relationship between products and sustainability. Students will learn and apply some environmental sustainability, health and safety analysis techniques used to identify and manage product environmental sustainability aspects as well as health and safety hazards. Students will use case studies to examine the concept of product stewardship management through product life cycle thinking and extended producer responsibility. (Students who have completed ESHS-565 Product Stewardship may not receive credit for this course.)
ESHS-798
0 Credits
Continuation of Graduate Project
ESHS-797
3 Credits
This course provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their capabilities developed through their course of study to design, develop, and/or evaluate an EHS management related project culminating in a written report or manuscript and presentation.
ESHS-760
3 Credits
This course examines strategies for integrating EHS systems and processes. Using case studies, the course explores interrelationships between EHS and total quality management, business value, reporting, and approaches for sustainable business development. Students will be prepared to select appropriate quality tools to improve EHS processes; identify opportunities, strategies, and tools for integrating EHS into business management; and identify best practices in EHS/business integration.
ESHS-515
3 Credits
Presents the fundamentals of how companies manage their environmental, health and safety issues. EHS motivations and strategies for corporate ESHS management will be explored. Organizational considerations for managing corporate EHS programs will be identified. Total quality management and its applications to corporate EHS problem solving will be introduced. The basic elements of EHS management systems will be reviewed. EHS training and corporate EHS reporting will also be examined.
ESHS-795
0 Credits
A written comprehensive exam is one of the non-thesis methodologies for completion of the MS degree. This course will provide a forum for independent review of the main concepts of the program core subject areas. The student will take a written examination at the conclusion of the course and must receive a passing grade of at least 80 percent to be successful. Students will have one additional opportunity to pass this examination if their initial attempt is unsuccessful.

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Journal Paper
Schneider, Jennifer, et al. "Community Resilience Management: Reflections and Strategies from Corporate Sustainability." Journal of Environmental Sustainability 6. 1 (2018): Article 2. Web.
Knott, Michael G., Joseph Rosenbeck, and Michael Burnham. "Sustainability: The Role of SH&E Professionals." Professional Safety Vol 59 No 9. September (2014): 35-41. Print.
Greenwood, Lisa, Joseph Rosenbeck, and Jason Scott. "The Role of the Environmental Manager in Advancing Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility in the Organization." Journal of Environmental Sustainability 2. 1 (2012): 59-73. Web.
Schneider, Jennifer L., Anna Wilson, and Joseph M. Rosenbeck. "Pharmaceutical companies and sustainability: an analysis of corporate reporting." Benchmarking: An International Journal 17. 3 (2010): 421 – 434. Print.