Respiratory Protection: Air Supplying Respirators*

Use & Care Look at the measures needed to maintain your respirator in good working order Inspecting the respirator Basic safe use practices Cleaning and storing your respirator Respiratory Hazards Oxygen deficient atmospheres, gases & vapors, and particulate contaminants Their possible health effects on your respiratory system Medical signs and…

Rigging Safety

The Role of the Rigger Your responsibilities as the rigger Preparing for a lift Identifying potential hazards The importance of knowing what is being lifted and its weight Proper Selection & Use Types of slings used in the workplace Factors to consider when selecting a sling What to look for…

Road Rage

What It Is & Why It Happens What is road rage, Who is affected by road rage What are the factors in the increase of road rage How your emotions, behavior and the decisions you make can influence road rage Behaviors to Avoid The importance of using proper driving techniques…

Safe Behavior*

Importance of Safe Behavior The benefits of safe behavior Who is responsible for safe behavior Why safety is important Hazard Analysis & Preparation Your work environment Body mechanics Tools and equipment required to perform the task Communication Different ways to communicate The importance of communication The benefits of positive reinforcement

Safety Attitude for Safety’s Sake

Intro to Safety Attitude Why is everyone so concerned about workplace safety? Taking Ownership Stay focused Take ownership Community of caring Leadership in Safety Safety as core culture Leadership in safety Hazard Spotting Practice Safety recognition Take action Identify all hazards

Safety Orientation

Your Responsibility You and your company’s responsibilities for job safety How you can learn safety through work-related activities When to report incidents and purposes of incident investigation Illness, Causes & Prevention Information on Ergonomics and ergonomic related injuries Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) and their leading causes Best posture and how…

Scaffolding Safety – Construction

Pre-Planning & Inspection Learn about the steps to take before erecting scaffolding, including evaluating the site and guidelines for properly inspecting scaffolding components. Erecting Scaffolding – Part 1 Learn about the requirements for erecting scaffolding The importance of a proper foundation Working near power lines Load capacity Using guys, ties,…

Sexual Harassment: Understanding and Preventing Sexual Harassment

Defining Sexual Harassment The lawful definition of sexual harassment The two main types of sexual harassment The behaviors commonly associated with sexual harassment Scenario 1 In this lesson you will be introduced to two people that work at the office, and you will see a situation that is occurring between…

Sexual Harassment: What Supervisors Need to Know

Laws & Programs Review the two types of sexual harassment Learn about the laws pertaining to sexual harassment Review the effects that sexual harassment can have on a company Learn the legal requirements of a company anti-harassment program Learn the benefits of implementing an effective and comprehensive harassment prevention training…

Shock Proof: Qualified Employee

Introduction Who is considered a “qualified” employee What skills a qualified employee is required to know Electrical Hazards Electrical Shock Arc flash Arc blast Falls Reducing Your Risk When a work permit is required What information is necessary to fill out a work permit Lockout and tagout procedures Required personal…

Shock Proof: Unqualified Employee

Unqualified Employee Who is an “unqualified” employee The purpose of federal regulations Why Electricity is Hazardous What is electricity The effects of electric shock on the body Injuries caused by arc flash Common Electrical Hazards Contact with power lines Grounding equipment Fire hazards Safe Work Practices Barriers & devices used…

Silica Safety Awareness

What is Crystalline Silica? Types of crystalline silica Dangers of crystalline silica Silica is all around us Common Exposures to Crystalline Silica Who is at risk Crystalline silica and manufacturing Crystalline silica in the home Crystalline silica in the industry Abrasive blasting Crystalline silica in construction High risk jobs The…

Site Security: What You Need to Know

Importance of Site Security What are possible targets for attackers Procedures used to improve security at this site Your role in keeping the workplace secure Identifying Possible Targets Who would attack Aim of the attack Opportunities for attack Being prepared Procedures Used to Improve Security Your Role in Site Security

Slips, Trips, & Falls*

Overview The importance of preventing slips, trips, and falls. Ways to prevent them Ladders & Fall Protection Ladder safety Fall protection equipment Good Housekeeping Keeping your work area clean and organized Working on different surfaces Your role in preventing injuries Stairway Safety Using stairways Keeping stairways safe

Small Spill Cleanup

Basic Awareness Knowing you facility’s emergency response plan Being familiar with the chemicals in your area and their hazardous properties Understanding container labels and material safety data sheets Following safe practices to prevent spills from occurring Preparing for Cleanup The necessary steps to take after a spill occurs but before…

Stairways & Ladders – Construction*

Ladder Selection Guidelines Learn about the importance of selecting the correct ladder for the job. Understanding the potential hazards in your work area Choosing the correct duty rating Determining the maximum working height Considering the ladder’s ability to conduct electricity Inspection & Maintenance Learn how to properly care for and…

Static Electricity

What is Static Electricity? Learn about the nature of static electricity The costs of uncontrolled static electricity in the work place How static electricity occurs Factors that influence static electricity What causes static sparks Potential Hazards The consequences of static electricity in the work place Common tasks with the potential…

Steel Erection – Construction

Introduction Types of activities covered by the OSHA steel erection standards Common potential hazards during steel erection activities Written approval requirements before steel erection work can begin Site layout and pre-planning measures Hoisting & Rigging Crane & rigging inspections Safe hoisting & rigging procedures, including working under loads Requirements for…

Stormwater Management

Overview How water affects our lives The importance of stormwater management What is Stormwater? How water becomes polluted Types of pollution Factors that affect the extent and severity of pollution Effects of Stormwater Pollution Consequences of poor pollution management How poor pollution management can affect your company’s reputation What is…

Street Smart: Driving Skills

Why Safe Driving is Important Learn the most common causes of traffic death and injuries The importance of wearing seat belts How alcohol and drugs affect your driving The consequences of excessive speeds Your Responsibility for Safe Driving Making the right driving decisions Knowing your vehicles capabilities and operating characteristics…

TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act)

What is TSCA? Why TSCA was created The goal of TSCA The responsibilities of both you and your employer according to TSCA The TSCA Inventory Where to obtain the TSCA Inventory The content of the five volumes of the TSCA Inventory Using the TSCA Inventory to find the chemicals used…

Valve Safety

Types of Valves Explain why valves are important in everyday life Describe how valves work Identify the characteristics of different types of valves Risk Assessment Describe the importance of a risk assessment Identify the potential consequences of valve incidents Identify common valve related injuries Specify what to consider when conducting…

Walking-Working Surfaces*

Guarding Openings & Holes Learn the requirements for proper guarding of floor and wall openings and holes Stairway floor openings Ladderway floor openings Floor holes Wall openings Open-sided floors, platforms & runways Ladders Learn about safe work practices when working with ladders Selecting the correct ladder for the job Inspecting…

Welding Safety*

Potential Hazards Learn about the hazards associated with welding that you may encounter at your job site. The importance of safety in every welding job Types of potential safety and health hazards The use of ventilation Health effects from exposure to airborne contaminants Personal Protective Equipment Learn about types of…