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…

Workplace Violence: Prevent the Threat

What is workplace violence? The legal and Practical definitions of workplace violence The four broad categories of workplace violence The professions and situations which are most likely to encounter workplace violence Employer’s Policies and Practices for Preventing Workplace Violence Your employers responsibility in providing a violence free workplace Your responsibilities…

Crane Safety: Mobile Cranes

Introduction to Cranes Types of cranes used in construction Considerations when selecting the right crane for the job Common causes of crane accidents Your responsibilities when working with or around cranes Pre-Operation Setup & Inspection The importance of proper site preparation & crane setup The differences between frequent & periodic…

Confined Space Entry – Permit Required*+

Confined Spaces & Their Potential Hazards Learn about the differences between confined spaces and permit- required confined spaces How to identify permit-required confined spaces What is considered an entry Common types of permit-required confined spaces Potential hazards of permit-required confined spaces Entry Permit Requirements When an entry permit is required…

Lockout/Tagout: Energy Control*

Overview What is Lockout/Tagout? When is Lockout/Tagout Required? Lockout/Tagout Devices? Roles in Lockout/Tagout Lockout/Tagout procedures Learn the importance of pre-planning and the steps for safely conducting lockout/Tagout procedures The basic steps of lockout/Tagout. Startup Procedures Learn the basic steps for proper startup of equipment and machinery once lockout/tagout procedures are…

ES – High Voltage Awareness

Potential Hazards The importance of understand and respecting the potential hazards of electricity Commonsafetyandhealthhazardsassociatedwithelectricity Factors that affect the severity of contact with electricity Personal Protective Equipment Common types of personal protective equipment How to select the proper personal protective equipment When personal protective equipment is required Additional Protective Equipment Common…

Electrical Safety – High Voltage Safe Work Practices

Safety Plan The importance of following safe practices and avoiding shortcuts Developing a safety plan & procedure Reducing your exposure to unsafe acts De-Energizing Equipment Proper lockout/tagout procedures How to de-energize equipment Protecting yourself by using grounds Keeping a safe approach distance Safe Work Practices Selecting and using the proper…

Electrical Safety – Shockproof Qualified

The Qualified Employee Who is considered a “qualified” employee What skills a qualified employee is required to know Electrical Hazards The various hazards associated with electricity Electric shock Arc flash Arc blast Falls Reducing Your Risk When a work permit is required What information is necessary to fill out a…

Electrical Safety – Shockproof Unqualified

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…