General

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…

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…

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…

Drug Testing Awareness

When testing needs to occur, including pre-employment, random, post accident, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up testing. Why testing for alcohol and other drugs is required for transportation workers. Importance of maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace

Food Manufacturing: Sanitation

Introduction to Sanitation What sanitation is The purpose of sanitation Sanitation and its involvement with the law Your involvement with sanitation The basics of cleaning The steps of cleaning Factors that affect and influence proper cleaning Cleaning compounds Different types of cleaning Sanitation best practices The best practice for sanitation…

Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

What is Hydrogen Sulfide? Purposes for hydrogen sulfide Where it can be found Characteristics of hydrogen sulfide Potential Hazards Symptoms of exposure Concentration levels and their potential hazards The potential for fire or explosion Detection How to safely detect hydrogen sulfide Where hydrogen sulfide may be present What to do…

Office Ergonomics

Ergonomics Overview You will develop a basic understanding of the importance of ergonomics and its goals in the office environment. Understand what is ergonomics and how it benefits the workplace Explain what is a musculoskeletal disorder, or MSD Identify the risk factors that lead to MSDs Know your role in…

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…

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…