In this quick course, learners will learn about the hazards and health effects of asbestos. In addition, they will learn about common sources of asbestos in a variety of workplaces and what precautionary measures they can take.
Accidents and injuries have both a human and a business cost, so it is advantageous for employees to practice safe behaviors and mitigate unsafe behaviors in the workplace. This lesson introduces behavior-based safety concepts to employees and creates awareness around what influences employees to change unsafe behaviors before an accident or injury happens.
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) are viruses carried in human blood and other body fluids that cause disease in people. There are many different bloodborne pathogens, including malaria and syphilis, but the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV), and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses, which can each lead to liver cancer, pose the most serious threat of workplace exposure.
Confined spaces pose a significant risk in the workplace due to changed environmental factors, such as oxygen depletion and the build up of toxic gases. In this quick course, you will learn best practices for confined space safety.
The spread of COVID-19 has made daily life stressful everyone. Whether you are immunocompromised or have loved ones at risk, you can take action to prevent the spread of this virus. By wearing, practicing social distancing, and regularly cleaning surfaces, you can protect yourself, others, and your community from being ravaged by COVID-19.
This lesson covers the differences between face masks, face coverings, and respirators, such as the N95 mask. The lesson also provides an awareness of an employer’s responsibilities for respirator use in the workplace.
During this pandemic, many are experiencing anxiety for a variety of reasons. Whether the anxiety is caused by being immunocompromised, having high-risk loved ones, or just not wanting to get sick, this quick course is meant to help you. You will learn a variety of strategies to both manage anxiety and protect yourself from coronavirus.
In this quick course, you will learn about common hazards in the office environment and protective measures you can take. Things such as tripping hazards, fires, and ergonomics can make working in a office dangerous. Take this course to make your workplace as safe as possible.
This lesson creates awareness about the dangers of fire and other emergencies, provides an overview of the requirements for emergency action and fire prevention plans, and touches on best practices for responding to alarms and practicing preparedness through drills. This lesson does not cover how to prepare for hazardous waste material emergencies or responses such as cleanup.
This course details the purpose of a hazard communication program and Safety Data Sheets, physical and health hazards of chemicals, labels and warnings used to identify chemical hazards, and information and training that should be supplied by an employer.
Hot work poses significant risks to individuals and the overall workplace. Through burns, fires, or explosions, hot work is dangerous. In this quick course, you will learn about the preventative measures necessary before hot work is done and how to manage hot work hazards.
One of the best preventative measures in the battle against slips, trips, falls, fires, injuries, and emergencies is good housekeeping. Housekeeping reduces hazards in the workplace and makes day-to-day operations safer for everyone. Take this quick course to learn some best practices you can take for safety.
During this pandemic, there is a transmission risk in all workplaces. You can reduce this risk by following good cleaning and sanitation practices. Take this quick course to learn effective strategies to reduce transmission risk in your workplace.
Machine guards serve a vital role in the workplace. They reduce the risk of cuts, lacerations, amputations, and other injuries. This quick course will teach you about the importance of machine guards and how to use them to your advantage.
Out of everyone on the workforce, the obvious greatest risk comes from new workers. Not only is their inexperience with the field or worksite a risk to themselves, but they are also a risk to everyone else. This quick course will educate you on common risks posed by new workers and integrate new workers safely in the workplace.
Workplace violence is defined as violence or the threat of physical violence against workers. It can occur at the workplace, or anywhere an individual is performing his or her job away from the work site, and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and murder.