MAP Courses

Crane Safety: Pendant Controlled Crane Safety

Pre-Operation Inspection The general terms associated with the crane Inspection procedures What you should know before operating a crane Selection & Use of Rigging Inspecting rigging Proper selection of rigging Using slings Safe work practice Safe Crane Operation Learn about steps you can take to safely operate a pendant controlled…

Food Manufacturing: Contamination Prevention

Food Safety Orientation Why food safety is important Some common foodborne illnesses Methods of contamination Prevention and Control What HACCP is, and why it is important to the food industry The seven principles of HACCP Good Manufacturing Practices, and other vital prerequisites to the HACCP program

Heat Stress*

What is Heat Stress? Learn about heat stress and the importance of taking proactive measures to prevent its occurrence. What is heat stress Factors that contribute to heat stress, including the heat index Effects of heat stress Situations where heat stress can occur Your Body and Heat The different ways…

Machine Guarding*

Machine Hazards The primary types of hazards The purpose of machine guards Why machine guards are important Your role as the machine operator Purpose & Function The purpose of machine guards Function of machine guards Different categories and types of machine guards Safe Work Practices What to look for when…

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

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…

Electrical Safety — Part 2

General Install Requirements Learn installation safety requirements for electrical equipment. Factors for judging the safety of equipment Clearly identifying electrical equipment Preventing contact with live electrical parts Using overcurrent protection Situations in which equipment must be grounded Hazardous Locations Which areas are considered as hazardous How to classify hazardous locations…

Driver Awareness: 15-Passenger Van Safety

Techniques for driving a 15-passenger van Characteristics of 15 passenger vans How center of gravity affects driving How passenger number and placement affect vehicle stability Safety steps to take before beginning any trip with a 15-passenger van Conducting a pre-trip inspection Tire maintenance Adjusting mirrors Wearing seatbelts Driver Safety Speed…

Decontamination Zone

The Importance of Decontamination The purpose of decontamination How exposure could occur Symptoms of exposure to hazardous substances Why pre-planning is necessary Organizing the Decontamination Site How to set up boundaries to control the flow of personnel Protective measures for preventing contamination Factors for determining the amount of stations in…

Food Manufacturing: Microbiology of Dairy

Microbiology basics What microorganisms are Where they come from Why they are significant to the dairy industry Bacteria and the dairy industry Factors that influence bacterial growth, such as pH and temperature How bacteria are grouped based on their growing conditions What bacteria are most responsible for the bacterial spoilage…

Hexavalent Chromium

What is Hexavalent Chromium? Hexavalent chromium is a strong oxidizer that reacts easily with other elements to produce hard coatings. More than half a million workers in many different industries and occupations perform jobs that are affected by hexavalent chromium Air monitoring and medicals The permissible exposure limit for hexavalent…

Marine Facilities Security

Importance of Marine Security Why marine facilities may be targets for attacks What you can do to help protect shipping interests Marine Security Regulations Specific requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act Purpose of the facility security plan How the Maritime Security levels correspond to Homeland Security levels Identifying Possible…

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…

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…

Fall Protection Part 2 – Construction

Requirements Your employer’s responsibility for providing a safe work environment Training requirements for workers exposed to fall hazards Developing and implementing a fall protection plan Fall Protection Coverage The general rule used to determine if fall protection is necessary Fallprotectionrequirementsforspecificareasandactivities Fall Prevention Methods Learn about requirements for installing and using…

HMT: Bulk Transport

What is Bulk Packaging? The importance of following DOT regulations for transporting hazardous materials Types of bulk packaging and their characteristics DOT regulations for testing and inspecting bulk packaging before use Loading/Unloading Bulk Packaging Learn about specific procedures to be followed when loading or unloading hazardous materials. Monitoring the loading…

Disaster Readiness

The importance of planning and preparing for emergency situations. Variables to consider for proper preparation. Elements of a comprehensive emergency response plan. Best practices for a variety of emergency situations

Food Manufacturing: Quality Assurance Programs

Internal Audit Orientation Why internal audits are performed Who is involved in the process How often internal audits must be conducted Elements of the In-House Audit Items that are considered during the in-house audit What conditions the audits will be examining What must be done if conditions are not satisfactory

Hoists & Slings*

Using Hoists Learn about the different types of hoists used in the workplace and their respective applications. Different types of hoists Factors to consider when choosing a hoist Safe operation of a hoist Proper maintenance of the hoist Hoist Inspection Procedures The importance of performing regular inspections Basic inspection procedures…

Muscle Strains & Sprains*

About Strains & Sprains Learn why an understanding of the causes and effects of strains and sprains is so important The effects of strains and sprains The benefits of prevention How your muscles work Risk Factors & Prevention Learn about potential risk factors that can contribute to strains and sprains…

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…

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…

Hand & Power Tools – Construction*

Controlling Hazards Recognizing the hazards of hand and power tools Ways to prevent contact with hazardous moving parts of tools and equipment Wearing personal protective equipment Using safety switches Basic safety precautions to follow when using tools Using Hand Tools Take a look at safety precautions when using hand tools…

HMT: General Awareness

Hazardous Materials Regulations Purpose of Hazardous Materials Regulations General provisions in the regulations When a material is considered hazardous Job functions covered by the regulations Identifying Hazardous Materials How to use the Hazardous Materials Table Information that must be included in the shipping papers Driver responsibilities when transporting hazardous materials…