Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. The goals for this course are to identify warning signs of an active shooter event, explain situational awareness, and describe what to do when law enforcement arrives.
If your team have to get off of the ground to complete jobs in hard to reach workspaces, then you need to make sure your people have the knowledge to work at heights safely. An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted device that elevates personnel to perform work in high places.
Asbestos is a natural, fibrous silicate mineral. Exposure has proved extremely dangerous; microscopic asbestos fibers, when inhaled, can cause certain types of often fatal lung disease, making asbestos hazard awareness an essential training topic.
El asbesto es un material increíblemente peligroso que ha causado miles de muertes. En este curso, los alumnos recibirán formación para comprender los peligros de la exposición e inhalación del amianto, así como la forma de minimizar la exposición al material tóxico.
One of the most common health complaints around the world is back pain. Back pain hurts 80% of people during some point in their lives. The danger is higher for manufacturing, warehouse, hospitality and trades workers, and any other physically demanding job.
Safety is a series of choices made by workers each day, choices involving behaviors in the workplace. It’s in how you train, what precautions you take when performing tasks, and your level of awareness to external factors that may jeopardize your wellbeing.
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.
Each day you work with industrial chemicals, there is a high-risk work environment. Although chemicals are a broad category, almost always the substances we’re talking about are unpredictable, unstable, and dangerous when handled unsafely.
When you think of chlorine, you think of the chemical that is added to swimming pools, the stuff that makes your eyes itchy and bloodshot and gives your hair an odd green hue, right? And aside from that, it’s fairly harmless, right? But it should be remembered that chlorine is a dangerous chemical.
A confined space is large enough and configured in such a way that you can enter and perform assigned work. A confined space has a limited or restricted means of entrance or exit, and a configuration that can make first aid, rescue, evacuation, or other emergency response activities difficult.
Discrimination in the workplace happens when an employee or group of employees is treated less favorably than similarly situated employees of a different race, sex, age, national origin, religion, genetic makeup, etc.
The costs of substance abuse are high. Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify issues of substance abuse, signs and symptoms of substance abuse, best practices for internal reporting, and requirements for a Drug-Free Workplace program.
Majority of the parts of a health and safety system are aimed at preventing emergencies. Unfortunately, there are never guarantees, and if an emergency does happen, you need to be able to respond immediately and appropriately.
One of the most reliable ways to put out fires in the workplace is fire extinguishers. Although they are not a requirement, employers who choose to use fire extinguishers must train workers in general fire extinguisher use to comply with standards.
This course will cover flammable liquid safety including emergency evacuation, Use of portable fire extinguishers, spill response procedures, use, handling practices, procedures (including storage and transfer), area limitations such as no-smoking rules, open-flame rules, etc., ventilation systems, housekeeping procedures and special concerns.
Exposure to radiation in laboratories must be monitored and mitigated with appropriate safety precautions, because there is a risk for radiation poisoning. Although, proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and knowledge of appropriate safety measures, laboratory environments can limit the likelihood of exposure for students and staff.
The use of tools enables us to work much more productively, but hand and power tools can expose workers to flying objects like sparks and metal and wood splinters, electrical shock, and sharp blades and loud noises.
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.
Sometimes people take hearing for granted. Picture yourself unable to hear. Visualize how your life will be changed. It is important to learn about noise hazards and how to protect yourself against noise hazards.
This course covers the hazards of hot work, requirements for performing hot work, equipment and precautions to ensure the safety of hot work employees, and safety practices for arc welding and cutting and oxygen-fuel gas cutting and welding.
Poor ergonomics can lead to cumulative traumatic musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) that put strain on our bodies. There are very good reasons for accounting for the ergonomic health of your workforce, because musculoskeletal injuries, once developed, can keep people off of the job for life.
In non-production laboratories, chemicals pose physical health hazards to workers, which is why they are the number one concern for laboratory employees. These employees will likely be exposed to compounds of certain volatile chemicals.