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We offer an extensive list of free online safety training courses and resources that can help any company or individual comply with OSHA training guidelines and conform to ANSI/ASSE Z490.1, ANSI/AIHA Z10, and CSA Z1000 standards. OSHAcademy courses will help your company achieve OSHA compliance and SHARP/VPP certification. By giving you the safety information you need in an easy-to-use, convenient format, we will empower you to make your work a safer place and protect your most important assets - you, your co-workers, and your employees.

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500 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 1-6)

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This is the first course in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

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EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


501 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 7-13)

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This is the second course in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

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EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


502 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 14-19)

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This is the third course in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

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EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


503 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 20-26)

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This is the fourth course in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

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EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


504 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 27-34)

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This is the fifth course in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

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EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


570 School Safety: Athletics Supervision

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The numbers of young athletes keep growing at a rapid pace. They can now compete at the grade school level, in recreation departments, and at the high school level. Proper supervision of athletes allows coaches to better understand the individual needs and capabilities of the participants.

This course looks at several important topics, including concussions and other health risks, weight room and athletic field safety.


571 School Safety: Exterior Facilities

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After a school building is constructed, it is important school district administrators keep a close eye on the quality of the buildings. New buildings tend to deteriorate quickly because of poor weather conditions and routine wear and tear. If administrators make maintenance a priority from the beginning, it could reduce large and expensive fixes in the future.

This course takes a closer look at the building and athletic field maintenance as well as providing ways to keep both students and staff safe both in parking lots and school buildings.


575 School Safety: Crisis Planning

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Taking action now can save lives, prevent injury, and lessen property damage in the moments of a crisis in our schools. If your school does not have a crisis plan in place, it is time to develop one. And, if you have one, make sure you review, practice, and update your plan.

This course is designated to help schools and communities in either situation. Although every school district is unique, this course provides some general guidelines that can then be changed to fit your school's needs and circumstances.


600 Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health

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The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously injured at work. This course gives a broad overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hazard communications, fall hazards, and personal protective equipment. Every new hire or existing employee will benefit from this important course.


601 Essentials of Occupational Safety & Health

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This course is created specifically for employees in an occupational safety and health setting. You will learn how to classify hazardous chemicals in your workplace. This course also provides information on how to create a safety and health program to protect yourself and your co-workers.


602 Heat and Cold Stress Safety

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At times, employees are forced to work in extreme temperatures. Working in extreme hot and cold temperatures for a long period of time can cause severe health damage, such as heat exhaustion and hypothermia. This course offers information to employers and employees on measures they should take to prevent the illnesses and possible death caused by extreme temperatures.


603 Stairway and Ladder Safety

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Stairways and ladders are a major source of injuries and fatalities among workers. OSHA estimates there are as many as 36 fatalities per year due to falls from stairways and ladders used in construction. This course is designed to provide both employers and employees with the knowledge needed to work safely on stairways and ladders.


604 Scaffold Safety

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Scaffolding can give employees an efficient and safe means to perform work. However, unsafe scaffolding procedures can cause injuries and even death. This course discusses the general requirements of scaffolding. It will also show employees that planning ahead for the erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding can help prevent serious injuries.


605 Confined Space Safety

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Employees who work in confined spaces face an increased risk of serious physical injury from hazards such as entrapment, engulfment and hazardous atmospheric conditions. This course will discuss the types of confined spaces an employee may enter and the type of training needed to protect them from the hazardous materials that may exist inside a confined space.


606 Hazard Communication for the Employee

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There are an estimated 650,000 hazardous chemical products and hundreds of new ones are being introduced annually. This poses a serious health and safety hazard for exposed employees. This course will discuss OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and how employees can protect themselves from the dangers of hazardous chemicals in their work environment.


607 Tattoo and Body Art Safety

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Creating living art is a unique talent, but it puts tattooists at risk of coming in contact with their client's blood. This means artists may also be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This course will discuss ways to prevent cross-contamination and how to properly clean and sanitize tools and machines.


608 Dental Office Safety

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This course is designed to help provide a solid foundation for employees working in dental offices. It will look at the potential health risks of working in a dental setting and ways you, as an employee, can protect yourself and other co-workers from potential health problems. The course will also discuss ways to properly clean and sanitize common machinery in a dental laboratory.


609 Health Hazards in Nail Salons

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More than 375,000 nail technicians work in salons across the United States and face possible health hazards every day. The hazards include exposure to chemicals from glue, polishes, removers, and other salon products. Workers also may have to deal with awkward positions or repetitive motions.

This course gives important information about these hazards and the steps nail salon workers and employers can take to prevent injuries and illnesses.


610 Housekeeping Safety

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Workplaces, such as schools, hospitals, hotels, restaurants and manufacturing plants, use cleaning chemicals to ensure the cleanliness of their buildings.

This course is geared for housekeeping and janitorial employees. It will take an in-depth look at the potential health risks from hazardous chemicals and how to choose and store cleaning products safely. This important course also discusses ways to help prevent muscle fatigue and ergonomic injuries.


611 Nail Gun Safety

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Nail guns are used every day on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. They boost productivity but also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year.

This course is important for construction workers and contractors. It will discuss ways to protect yourself from nail gun injuries. We will also look at the types of training you will need to operate a nail gun on a worksite.


612 Work Zone Traffic Safety

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Road construction workers on both highways and city streets are at risk of fatal or serious injuries. The majority of road work takes place in congested areas with exposure to high traffic volumes and speeds. Workers may also deal with low lighting, low visibility, and inclement weather conditions. Moving construction vehicles and passing motor vehicle traffic can both cause problems for road construction workers.

This course discusses important ways to protect yourself, your co-workers, pedestrians, and motorists in a road construction zone.


613 Young Worker Safety in Restaurants

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Young workers have high occupational injury rates. Many young workers deal with high injury hazards in workplaces where they typically work, such as restaurant settings with slippery floors and the use of knives and cooking equipment. A lack of safety training and inexperience both play a role in the increasing injury risks for young workers.

This course will help young workers in the restaurant industry be safe and healthy on the job.


623 Preventing Ergonomic Injuries in Healthcare

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All healthcare workers who lift and move patients are at high risk for back injury and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This course is geared towards the employee and will take a closer look at ways they can help prevent MSDs in their profession. It will also provide mechanical techniques to protect them from injuries when lifting and transferring patients.


624 Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention for Healthcare Workers

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Work-related slip, trip, and fall (STF) incidents can frequently result in serious, disabling injuries for healthcare workers. They can impact a healthcare employees ability to do his or her job.

Slips, trips, and falls are preventable. This course also provides guidance on implementing a STF prevention program to protect healthcare workers. The goal of this course is to familiarize you with common STF hazards in healthcare facilities so you are able to recognize and reduce the risk to employees.


625 HIPAA Privacy Training

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HIPAA stands for "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act" (HIPAA). President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on August 21, 1996. It is said to be the most significant act of Federal legislation to affect the health care industry since Medicare and Medicaid were rolled out in 1965. The law officially became effective on July 1, 1997.

HIPAA required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop regulations to protect the privacy and security of certain health information.

Healthcare providers and employees should take this important course to receive a summary of key elements of the HIPAA rules.


628 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Sonography

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Sonographers who work with ultrasound equipment they may be at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Sonographers with heavy workloads or those who have been in the profession for many years are particularly at risk.

This course will provide ways for employees to limit MSDs in sonography. Employees will also learn the best ways to transport and position patients to prevent injuries.


630 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Pharmacy

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Health care workers who prepare or administer hazardous drugs (e.g., those used for cancer therapy, some antiviral drugs, hormone agents, and bioengineered drugs) or who work in areas where these drugs are used may be exposed to hazards in the workplace.

This course will provide ways to decrease the exposure and potential injury risks when working in a pharmaceutical setting. It also takes a look at workplace violence involving hazardous drugs.


631 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Surgical Suite

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Doctors and nurses who work in the surgical suite have to deal with several different types of hazards, including waste gases and hazardous chemicals.

This course is geared towards the employee and will provide some possible solutions to protect you against the various hazards that are present in a surgical suite.


633 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Emergency Room

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Doctors, nurses, and staff who work in the emergency department of a hospital face many risks. The emergency room is open to anyone who comes in, including violent criminals, drug addicts, and any number of other individuals.

Because many patients have not yet been stabilized, and medical treatment occurs at a more rapid pace, accidents are more likely to happen in this fast-paced setting than some other medical treatment settings.

This course is geared towards an employee in the emergency room and provides important information to stay safe in the emergency room setting.


655 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace

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OSHA estimates more than 5.6 million workers are at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. All occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) place workers at risk for infection with bloodborne pathogens. This course is designed for individuals who require bloodborne pathogens training, but are not required to develop or manage their exposure control plan (ECP).

Students who require an advanced understanding of how to develop and manage an ECP should take course 755 Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management.


656 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting

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This course is a training program designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens in various healthcare settings. The goal of this course is to help students understand the risks and develop behaviors to help protect them when exposed to potentially infectious materials, such as blood.


700 Introduction to Safety Management

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According to the OSHA Act, every employer has a legal obligation to furnish a place of employment free from known hazards. Learn how to develop an effective proactive safety management system using time-tested methods that have proven successful in all organizations. This course discusses critical elements of a successful safety management system, including developing safety programs, policies, plans, processes, and procedures.


701 Effective OSH Committee Operations

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Effective safety committees are required in several states and provide substantial benefits to companies and other organizations. Unfortunately, most safety committees do not understand their purpose or the role they play in assisting management to provide a safe and healthful workplace. This course helps the student understand his/her responsibilities as a safety committee member. It will help the safety committee chairperson successfully lead a safety team and develop a world-class safety culture.

"I'd like to thank you for your online course. I had a safety committee meeting yesterday afternoon that was the best yet. I looked on line yesterday morning for some safety committee tips and found your website and went through your course. Although I didn't have any time to implement any of your pre-meeting prep ideas, I did use some of your other ideas during the meeting and it really worked. Everyone seemed fired up and more excited than ever before. Thank you so much for having your ideas available for me." - Judy K., USA


702 Effective Accident Investigation

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This course is absolutely necessary for anyone who is required to investigate accidents. It gives you the information needed to effectively analyze an accident event by uncovering the cause of injury, and the primary and contributing surface causes for the accident. You will also develop the skills needed to analyze and evaluate your safety management system (SMS) for root causes. You'll learn why the question of fault and possible discipline is often irrelevant and inappropriate when conducting an accident investigation.

"I was in the process of designing a new accident report for our property and the information within this module was very instrumental assisting me develop my new accident report writing." - Ruben M., USA


703 Introduction to OSH Training

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This is a necessary course for anyone managing a safety training program or conducting safety training. This course helps safety professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement an effective safety training program that meets OSHA safety and health program requirements and ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2009, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training guidelines. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program and/or courses 721 OSH Training Development and 723 Conducting OSH Training.


704 Hazard Analysis and Control

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By taking this course, safety directors, safety committee members, supervisors, and managers will gain a greater ability to identify the various categories of hazards in their workplace, and apply strategies used to make sure hazards are eliminated or reduced. Emphasis is placed on applying the "hierarchy of controls" strategies to eliminate hazards.


705 Hazard Communication Program

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All employers must identify the hazardous chemicals they use and develop a hazard communication program (HAZCOM) to inform their employees about those chemicals. However, failing to maintain a written HAZCOM program is one of the most common OSHA violations. This course is an introduction to Part 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 1910.1200 Hazard Communication and contains the latest Global Harmonization Standards. Written program requirements, labeling, and material safety data sheet (MSDS) maintenance and training will be discussed. A sample written hazard communication program is also reviewed.

"Wow , what a good course. I have taken haz-com courses before, but not near as informative as this one. A lot of information I didn't know until now." - Kyle A, USA


706 Job Hazard Analysis

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If your company is working towards OSHA's SHARP or VPP certification, you need to be conducting a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) on all hazardous tasks. This course is designed to introduce the important steps in conducting a Job Hazard Analysis (also called Job Safety Analysis) for the purpose of writing a safe job procedure. This course includes a discussion of conducting a risk assessment, prioritizing jobs, writing the steps, determining hazards, including safety precautions, and tips on writing a safe job procedures.

"I am totally hooked on job hazard analysis now. I never knew much about JHAs but it's totally cool." - Robbie N., Australia


707 Effective OSH Committee Meetings

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If your company has a safety committee, it's critical that meetings are conducted in an efficient and effective manner. This course covers the safety committee meeting process. The role and purpose of the safety committee, preparing and conducting the meeting, success tools, handling conflict, and activities after the meeting are also discussed. With this course, you will learn how to develop the techniques and tools to conduct an interesting meeting filled with motivated members.

"I believe that this course will greatly improve my department I supervise. I picked up a lot of information that pointed out a lot of flaws in the practices that I have grown accustomed to." - Brice M., USA


708 OSHA Recordkeeping Basics

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Employers are required to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses. This is a great introduction to the requirements of 29 CFR 1904, Recordkeeping and Reporting, for recording injuries and illnesses on the OSHA 300 Log and the OSHA 300-A Summary. Emphasis is placed on entering data and maintaining the form. You'll also learn how to calculate OSHA's Days Away, Restricted, and Job Transferred (DART) Rates!


709 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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It's tough for any company to develop a safe and healthful workplace without an effective Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program. This course provides information on using personal protective equipment to effectively protect workers from being exposed to workplace hazards. Because hazards exist in every workplace, it is important for managers and supervisors to be knowledgeable about program management, hazard assessment, and training requirements.


710 Energy Control Program (Lockout/Tagout)

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This important course focuses on the requirements of the Energy Control Program, commonly called the Lockout/Tagout Program. When lockout/tagout is not performed correctly, it usually results in a serious injury or fatality. With lockout/tagout being OSHA's fifth most commonly cited violation, this course is a must for any employee who is responsible for servicing and maintaining equipment or machinery.

"Having been in supervisory/management positions and having to ensure compliance with and train in LOTO, I found the course to be superior (as are all of your courses). I can't wait for future courses." - Rod T., USA


711 Introduction to Ergonomics

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When performing work in awkward postures or with excessive effort, you may experience fatigue, discomfort, and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The basic principles of ergonomics introduced in this course should be a vital component in every industry. This is especially true in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries where there is an increased rate and cost of ergonomic injuries. The main components in this course include risk factor identification, basic workstation design options, and hazard control strategies to eliminate or reduce those risk factors. Take this course prior to taking Course 722 Ergonomics Program Management.


712 Safety Supervision and Leadership

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Supervisors need to take a tough-caring leadership approach to safety. In other words, employers must insist their employees comply with safety policies and rules because they care about the welfare of the employee and not because it is the policy. This course will help new supervisors gain a greater understanding of their responsibilities and obligations to provide physical resources and psychosocial support to ensure work areas are safe and healthful. This course emphasizes administering appropriate and effective accountability through the application of positive and negative consequences. Supervisors will also learn how to take advantage of "opportunities for safety leadership" on a daily basis.


713 Confined Space Program

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Employees who work in confined spaces face increased risk of serious physical injury. Hazards involving a confined space include entrapment, engulfment, and dangerous atmospheric conditions. As a result, employees who conduct work within confined spaces must be properly trained. This course presents information on the definition of a confined space, hazards of a permit-required confined space, and alternative procedures to control atmospheric hazards. The written program and entry permit system, rescue and emergency services, and importance of training are also discussed.

"I am a retiree from a large energy company after 19 years. I received more from this on-line study course then I have received sitting through our own refresher classes. Thank you." - Donald C., USA


714 Fall Protection Program

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Employees who conduct work at on elevated surfaces are exposed to fall hazards and are required to receive fall-protection training. This course will aid in decreasing fall hazards by explaining the components of an effective fall-protection program, training requirements, and emergency response. Personal fall-arrest systems, fall-restraint systems, and other fall-protection systems will be discussed, with general instructions on how to properly inspect and maintain equipment. Fall protection on ladders, scaffolds, and aerial platforms are also important topics covered in this course.

"I am very impressed at how thorough and precise the fall protection course was. The information covered all aspects of fall protection. This info is directly related to almost every known job or occupation. Thank you for putting this course together and sharing this knowledge with everyone. If this fall protection educational course info is used to save or prevent a fall, this course info would be more valuable the gold. (A life worth saving, must be done right the first time only and done completely correctly everytime)." - David B., USA


715 Electrical Safety Basics

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This course describes the hazards of electrical work and basic approaches to working safely. You will learn skills to help you recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. This information will prepare you for additional safety training such as hands-on exercises and more detailed reviews of regulations for electrical work. This course is vital, as electrical safety is part of two of OSHA's 10 most frequently cited violations.

"Excellent course.. I deal with this on a daily basis and the info is extremely valuable.. I will definitely pass this information on... thank you..." - Gunny S., USMC, Ret., USA


716 Safety Management System Evaluation

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The Safety and Health Management System is extremely important to the long-term success of an organization. This course will introduce you to the Safety and Health Achievement Program (SHARP) Audit process by discussing an audit process similar to that used by OSHA evaluators. Even if your company doesn't anticipate participating in the SHARP program, the information within this online course is vital in your efforts to improve the quality of your safety management system.

"The training was very informative for me as a project manager at an operating nuclear plant, it gives a sense of how to approach systems that we have in place that are not really working as I planned." - Ernest P. USA


717 Emergency Action Plans

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Several Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces. Emergency preparedness is a well-known concept in protecting workers' safety and health. This course also discusses the OSHA requirements detailed in 29 CRF 1910.38 (Emergency Action Plan). This standard is important for employers, managers, training directors, and other safety professionals.


718 Fire Prevention Plans

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The Fire Prevention Plan goes hand-in-hand with the Emergency Action Plan. Both plans should be included in an effective safety management system. This course covers best practices and OSHA requirements detailed within 29 CFR 1910.39 (Fire Prevention Plans). According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 70,000 to 80,000 workplaces experience a serious fire in the United States each year. Therefore, everyone should be trained on fire prevention and how they can protect their worksite.


719 Fleet Safety Management

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Every company that operates a fleet of vehicles needs to develop and implement a Fleet Safety Plan. This course introduces you to the various components of a Fleet Safety Program and offers suggestions on how to manage it effectively. By developing and maintaining an effective fleet safety program, you will be empowered to save lives, reduce risks of life-altering injuries, protect your organization's human and financial resources, and protect yourself against liabilities.


720 Preventing Workplace Violence

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Any form of violence in the workplace can devastate your safety culture. This course introduces the student to an important seven-step process of developing an effective workplace violence prevention program. This course covers various topics, including initial assessment, written policy development, prevention measures, training, reporting and investigation, post-incident follow-up, and program evaluation. When workplace violence is reduced and eliminated, you are sure to see an increase in employee morale and a decrease in employee turnover, which positively affects your bottom-line.


721 OSH Training Development

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This course is vital for anyone responsible for developing successful safety training courses. This course helps safety professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement effective safety training that meets OSHA safety and health program requirements and ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2009, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training guidelines. You will learn if specific safety issues can be solved by training, how to identify training needs, the process of developing goals and objectives, how to create memorable learning activities, and the importance of documenting the training. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program or courses 703 Introduction to OSH Training and 723 Conducting OSH Training.


722 Ergonomics Program Management

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Ergonomics related claims account for more direct accident costs than any other category. You owe it to yourself, your co-workers, and your employees to develop a strong ergonomics program. This course introduces the student to the various steps in planning and implementing a successful ergonomics program. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and controlling workplace risk factors, medical management strategies and training.


723 Conducting OSH Training

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Those responsible for developing and conducting safety training within an organization should learn and continually review the important concepts in this course. Topics discussed include logistics and preparation for training, tips on making your training presentation successful, adult learning principles, listening skills, asking and answering questions, and a final module covering the On-the-Job Training (OJT) process. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program or courses 703 Introduction to OSH Training and 721 OSH Training Development.


725 Forklift Safety

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This course has general information about the classes and divisions of forklifts commonly used in the workplace. It also covers the principles necessary to understand for safe loading, transferring loads, and unloading. Forklift operator training requirements and general best practices in operating, servicing and maintaining forklifts are discussed. The hazards associated with operating forklifts in enclosed areas and construction sites are also discussed.


726 Introduction to Machine Guarding

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Unguarded machinery claims many limbs and lives from workers around the world each year. This course aids employers, employees, machine manufacturers, machine guard designers and fabricators, and all others with an interest in protecting workers against the hazards of moving machine parts in protecting workers from potential machine injuries. It identifies the major mechanical motions and the general principles of safeguarding them. There is also emphasis placed on the importance of machine maintenance and repair.


736 Introduction to Process Safety Management

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The major purpose of process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals is to prevent unwanted released of hazardous chemicals, especially into locations that could expose employees and others to serious hazards. This course is intended to introduce students to the basic requirements in the PSM standard, the need for process safety, and the tools used to implement process safety management systems. It covers the 14 elements required by the standard and some of the tools used to address process safety requirements, identify hazards, and manage risks.


744 Working with OSHA

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OSHA is a small agency, with approximately 1000 federal inspectors and 1400 state inspectors to cover about eight million workplaces. It is important for you to know your rights and for employers to be aware of their responsibilities under OSHA. This training will help you know whether your employer is complying with OSHA standards, what rights you have related to job safety and health, and where you can go if you need help.


745 Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Safety

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This course introduces the student to the hazards and safety precautions related to welding, cutting, brazing and soldering. The various types of welding operations are discussed. Exposure to thermal and chemical hazards are covered, as well as precautions including the personal protective equipment required to mitigate those hazards.


750 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

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Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause illness in the workplace. This training introduces how industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure. How to employ engineering controls, work practice controls, and other methods to control potential workplace health hazards is also discussed.


751 Hearing Conservation Program Management

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OSHA's hearing conservation program is designed to protect workers with significant occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment even if they are subject to such noise exposures over their entire working lifetimes.

This course summarizes the required components of OSHA's hearing conservation program for general industry. It covers monitoring, audiometric testing, hearing protectors, training, and recordkeeping requirements.


755 Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management

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Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge necessary to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens and develop a comprehensive Exposure Control Plan (ECP). This training program teaches the information every safety leader needs to know in order help avoid an accidental exposure to potentially infectious materials and how to manage an accidental exposure if one occurs.

"Its a great course, covers every part and also shares valuable knowlegde about bloodborne pathogens." - Nicolai Ward


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756 Respiratory Protection

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An estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect workers against insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors, and sprays. These hazards may cause cancer, lung impairment, diseases, or death. Compliance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard could avert hundreds of deaths and thousands of illnesses annually. This course introduces the student to OSHA requirements and effective respiratory program management.


757 Laboratory Safety

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This course is designed to help make employers aware of the OSHA standards and best practices available to prevent injury and illness as well as protect workers from the diverse hazards encountered in primarily non-production laboratories, including exposure to chemical, biological, radiological hazards.


765 Managing Workplace Stress

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Stress... it's just the word may be enough to set your nerves on edge. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people may cope with stress more effectively or recover from stressful events quicker than others. It's important to know your limits when it comes to stress to avoid more serious health effects.

Stress can also have a big impact on your work environment. This course highlights the causes of stress at work and outlines steps an employer can take to help prevent job stress.


772 Introduction to Safe Patient Handling

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This course will take an in-depth look at the risks of patient handling in the medical field, as well as the potential hazards and solutions to protect those working in this field. We will also discuss other hazards, such as radiation exposure and latex allergies. This course will also look at employee training and education to protect them from several risks in the healthcare setting.


773 Preventing MSDs in Healthcare

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Healthcare facilities that have implemented injury prevention efforts focusing on patient lifting and repositioning methods have achieved considerable success in reducing work-related injuries and associated workers' compensation costs.

This course provides recommendations for employers to help them reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in their facilities using methods that have been found to be successful in the healthcare environment.


774 Safe Patient Handling Program

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Hospitals have high rates of non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses. Nearly 50 percent of injuries and illnesses reported in 2011 among nurses and nursing support staff were musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Your hospital can address the biggest cause of workplace injuries with a comprehensive program to promote safe lifting, repositioning, and transfer of patients.

This course will help you develop or refine a safe patient handling program to protect workers and patients.


776 Preventing Workplace Violence in Healthcare

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Today more than 5 million U.S. hospital workers from many occupations perform a wide variety of duties. They are exposed to many safety and health hazards, including violence. Recent data indicate that hospital workers are at high risk for experiencing violence in the workplace.

The purpose of this course is to increase worker and employer awareness of the risk factors for violence in hospitals and to provide strategies for reducing exposure to these factors.


790 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

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An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of processes and practices that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency. This course provides an overview of EMS and how the program can support environmental improvements at businesses, associations, the public, and state and federal agencies that are subject to environmental regulations.


800 Introduction to Construction Safety Management

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There are many serious hazards in the construction industry, including falling or being struck by heavy construction equipment. The information, tools, and resources provided in this course are designed to introduce you to the basic concepts and principles of effective construction safety management. This course will help you, whether you're a worker or an employer, to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards.


802 Trench and Excavation Safety

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This course helps to address requirements of the Excavation and Trenching Standard set forth by OSHA. Catered to equipment operators, workers and all others associated with trenching and excavating, each student will learn how to recognize hazardous conditions that could result in injury or a fatality. Soil composition is discussed in moderate detail to provide a general overview of the various properties associated with different types of soil and how to predict their behavior in varying conditions. Some of the most common types of soil conditions that lead to trench and excavation failure are also discussed. You will learn the basic trenching operations that help make a trench safe for workers, methods for protecting employees against cave-ins, and other safe work practices for employees.

"Thanks again for a great course. I am currently studying a NEBOSH international certificate in construction safety and I have to say after completing this course I am disappointed in the course material of the nebosh course. It is far too general compared to what I just learnt in this one. I wish the nebosh one went into the amount of detail as this course has... I learnt so much and even though I am far from an expert now I could definitely go onto a site and be confident with the types of systems that need to be in place. The videos in each individual module were great too and really helped taking in the information...I paid about 1000 pounds for the UK nebosh course and not even close to as good..." - Richard Neal, Australia


803 Scaffold Safety Program Management

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Many residential and commercial construction projects require the use of some form of scaffolding. Unsafe scaffolding procedures can cause accidents, serious injuries and even death. Accidents involving scaffolding mainly involve workers falling, incorrect operating procedures, environmental conditions, and falling materials.

This course will discuss the elements of an effective Scaffold Safety Program (SSP) with emphasis on pre-planning the erection, use and dismantling processes.


804 Safe Scaffold Erection and Inspection

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An estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year.

This course discusses the general requirements of scaffold safety as well as the components, erection, use and dismantling of supported and suspended scaffolds. It details more specific guidelines for safely erecting, using, and dismantling each type of scaffold. It also describes important guidelines for conducting safety inspections of supported and suspended scaffolds.


805 Fall Protection in Construction

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In the U.S. construction industry, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities and one of OSHA's most commonly cited violations. On average, between 150 and 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls at construction sites each year. This course looks at how to identify fall hazards, fall protection systems, the importance of training, inspection and maintenance of equipment, and rescuing at height.


806 Focus Four - Fall Hazards

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This is the first course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common fall hazards, describe types of fall hazards, protect themselves from fall hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from fall hazards.


807 Focus Four - Caught-In or -Between Hazards

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This is the second course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common caught-in or -between hazards, describe types of caught-in or -between hazards, protect themselves from caught-in or -between hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from caught-in or -between hazards.


808 Focus Four - Struck-By Hazards

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This is the third course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common struck-by hazards, describe types of struck-by hazards, protect themselves from struck-by hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from struck-by hazards.


809 Focus Four - Electrocution Hazards

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This is the fourth course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common electrocution hazards, describe types of electrocution hazards, protect themselves from electrocution hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from electrocution hazards.


810 Hand and Power Tool Safety

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Hand and power tools can be very hazardous in construction and have the potential for causing severe injuries when used or maintained improperly. Special attention toward hand and power tool safety is necessary in order to reduce or eliminate these hazards. This course is designed to present to employees and employers a summary of the basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools.


813 Construction Worksite Safety

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This course discusses the various hazards and associated precautions and best practices to take to prevent construction worksite injuries and illnesses. The course is designed for all construction workers and those specifically assigned occupational safety and health responsibilities.


814 Heavy Equipment Safety

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This course covers the safe operation of heavy equipment such as excavators, loaders, graders, rollers, and bulldozers, which should always be done by highly skilled operators who have demonstrated the ability and necessary skills to operate safely. Unsafe practices by either the operator or those around the equipment can create very dangerous situations.


815 Demolition Safety

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Demolition work involves many of the same hazards associated with construction work. However, demolition also poses additional hazards. This course includes information on demolition safety and the elements of a demolition safety program, as detailed in 29 CFR 1926, Subpart T Demolition.


816 Confined Space Safety in Construction

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In the construction industry, entering confined spaces is often necessary and dangerous. Compliance with OSHA's regulations and guidance will significantly improve the safety of construction workers who enter confined spaces, and could prevent at least five construction worker fatalities and many more rescuer fatalities.

This course contains information on confined spaces in construction including safe entry procedures, the permit space program, duties and responsibilities, and best practices on a construction project.


817 Steel Erection Safety

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Despite being covered since 1971 under the original steel erection standard, America's 56,000 steel erectors continue to suffer 35 fatal accidents per year, a rate of one death per 1,600 workers

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics lists steel erection as one of the top 10 most hazardous occupations. Steel erection work includes heavy duty high rise structures, metal buildings, and even signs. Steel erection is often the skeletal core of bridges, office buildings, commercial, retail, and industrial structures.

This course contains important information to protect your employees and their co-workers who are engaged in steel erection policies on your worksite.


820 Crane and Derrick Safety I

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This course is intended to help businesses comply with OSHA's standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC, Cranes & Derricks in Construction. It is the first of two courses. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to provide sufficient detail to serve as a useful compliance course.


821 Crane and Derrick Safety II

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This course is the second in a series of two courses. It is intended to help businesses comply with OSHA's standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC, Cranes & Derricks in Construction. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to determine all of the steps that must be taken to comply with the standard.


833 Developing a Construction Safety Management System (CSMS)

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OSHA's construction standards require construction employers to have accident prevention programs that provide for frequent and regular inspection of the jobsites, materials, and equipment by competent persons designated by the employers. This course introduces the student to the three-phase design-develop-deploy strategy for developing an effective safety management system within the construction industry.


850 Health Hazards in Construction

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Construction workers are exposed to a variety of health hazards every day. These men and women have the potential for becoming sick, ill and disabled for life.

This course discusses these health hazards, such as dangerous dusts and other chemicals, on the job. It also takes a closer look at ways to protect yourself from ergonomic injuries on a construction site.


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851 Silica Dust Safety in Construction

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About two million construction workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in more than 600,000 workplaces. This course discusses provisions of OSHA's respirable crystalline silica rule with special emphasis on effective control measures eliminate or reduce exposure to safe levels.


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852 Asbestos Safety

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This course covers employer and employee responsibilities related to working with asbestos. The course also covers safe work practices for employees who may be exposed to airborne asbestos. Emphasis is given to construction operations. Emphasis is primarily given to construction operations.


895 Deck Barge Safety

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This course presents guidance on preventing injuries and illnesses from workplace hazards on deck barges. In the following modules the major physical hazards of concern are highlighted and steps to address them are outlined, along with resources for additional information.


900 Oil and Gas Safety Management

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Oil and gas industry workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from towers, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy equipment, electrocutions, and silica dust. The information, tools, and resources provided in course are designed to help you, whether you are an employer or employee, to identify, reduce, and eliminate oil and gas-related hazards. This course is also an introduction to the basic elements of an effective Oil and Gas Industry Safety Management System (SMS).


901 Oil and Gas Hazard Awareness

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Companies in the oil and gas extraction industry operate and/or develop oil and gas fields as a part of upstream oil and gas activities. The information and resources provided in this course can help workers and employers identify and eliminate hazards when working in the oil and gas industry. The course introduces applicable OSHA regulatory requirements, as well as industry standards and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards.


902 Well Site Preparation and Drilling Safety

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The oil and gas industry employs hundreds of thousands of people and is a vital component of the international economy. However, it can be a very dangerous profession. According to the Bureau of Labor and Industries, from 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job-a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all United States industries. This course can be used as a resource in helping to identify oil and gas rig hazards and providing possible solutions.


903 Well Site Completion and Servicing Safety

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More than 450,000 workers were employed in the oil and gas industries in 2011. These workers are engaged in many different industrial processes needed to successfully drill and service a well. Safety and health hazards and dangerous conditions can result in fatalities for oil and gas workers. This course provides information on industry standards that can help you identify and prevent hazards in the dangerous oil and gas industry


904 Oil and Gas Well Inspection

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the oil and gas extraction industry has an annual occupational fatality rate that is seven times higher than the rate for all U.S. workers. This course offers information and practical training for rig workers to conduct effective safety inspections of on-shore drilling rigs to reduce the injury and illness rates.


906 Oil Spill Cleanup

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Oil spill cleanup workers can face potential hazards from oil byproducts, dispersants, detergents and degreasers. This course explains what an oil spill is, describes the characteristics of an oil spill, and how to identify and control hazards during the response and cleanup phases of an oil spill.

"This was a perfect refresher training as to its content. It should have been a required basic training class for all of the clean up crews just after the April 2010 BP oil spill just off the coast of Louisiana. It would have given all of the clean up crews a better understanding of their actions, strategy and tactics that were being used to mitigate the disaster and subsequent cleanup, including the beach tar balls." - David Barckhoff, USA


907 Introduction to SEMS II

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This course is as a source of information and practical training tool for offshore rig safety personnel and workers to develop and maintain an effective Safety and Environmental Management System specifically for off-shore drilling rigs. The course covers each of the sections within the SEMS II rule as they appear in the regulation.


908 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety I

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This is the first of a two-part introduction to offshore safety practices. The information and resources provided in this course can help workers and employers identify and eliminate hazards related to offshore oil and gas platform safety activities. The course introduces applicable OSHA regulatory requirements, as well as industry standards and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards.


909 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety II

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This is the second of a two-part introduction to offshore safety practices. Offshore oil and gas operations include all activities involved in the extraction of crude oil and natural gas from reservoirs found beneath the seafloor.

This course has been developed as a source of information and practical training tool for offshore rig safety personnel, operator/contractor employees, supervisors, and managers who need to be familiar with offshore rig safety.

General Industry
- 600 Level

General Industry

600 Level - Employee Training

Protecting employees in the workplace is important to the well-being of a company. Whether it be ways to prevent heat and cold stress or how to protect against scaffolding injuries and fatalities, these courses provide the knowledge each and every employee needs to stay safe at work!


600 Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health

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The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously injured at work. This course gives a broad overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hazard communications, fall hazards, and personal protective equipment. Every new hire or existing employee will benefit from this important course.


601 Essentials of Occupational Safety & Health

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This course is created specifically for employees in an occupational safety and health setting. You will learn how to classify hazardous chemicals in your workplace. This course also provides information on how to create a safety and health program to protect yourself and your co-workers.


602 Heat and Cold Stress Safety

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At times, employees are forced to work in extreme temperatures. Working in extreme hot and cold temperatures for a long period of time can cause severe health damage, such as heat exhaustion and hypothermia. This course offers information to employers and employees on measures they should take to prevent the illnesses and possible death caused by extreme temperatures.


603 Stairway and Ladder Safety

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Stairways and ladders are a major source of injuries and fatalities among workers. OSHA estimates there are as many as 36 fatalities per year due to falls from stairways and ladders used in construction. This course is designed to provide both employers and employees with the knowledge needed to work safely on stairways and ladders.


604 Scaffold Safety

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Scaffolding can give employees an efficient and safe means to perform work. However, unsafe scaffolding procedures can cause injuries and even death. This course discusses the general requirements of scaffolding. It will also show employees that planning ahead for the erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding can help prevent serious injuries.


605 Confined Space Safety

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Employees who work in confined spaces face an increased risk of serious physical injury from hazards such as entrapment, engulfment and hazardous atmospheric conditions. This course will discuss the types of confined spaces an employee may enter and the type of training needed to protect them from the hazardous materials that may exist inside a confined space.


606 Hazard Communication for the Employee

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There are an estimated 650,000 hazardous chemical products and hundreds of new ones are being introduced annually. This poses a serious health and safety hazard for exposed employees. This course will discuss OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and how employees can protect themselves from the dangers of hazardous chemicals in their work environment.


610 Housekeeping Safety

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Workplaces, such as schools, hospitals, hotels, restaurants and manufacturing plants, use cleaning chemicals to ensure the cleanliness of their buildings.

This course is geared for housekeeping and janitorial employees. It will take an in-depth look at the potential health risks from hazardous chemicals and how to choose and store cleaning products safely. This important course also discusses ways to help prevent muscle fatigue and ergonomic injuries.


612 Work Zone Traffic Safety

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Road construction workers on both highways and city streets are at risk of fatal or serious injuries. The majority of road work takes place in congested areas with exposure to high traffic volumes and speeds. Workers may also deal with low lighting, low visibility, and inclement weather conditions. Moving construction vehicles and passing motor vehicle traffic can both cause problems for road construction workers.

This course discusses important ways to protect yourself, your co-workers, pedestrians, and motorists in a road construction zone.


613 Young Worker Safety in Restaurants

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Young workers have high occupational injury rates. Many young workers deal with high injury hazards in workplaces where they typically work, such as restaurant settings with slippery floors and the use of knives and cooking equipment. A lack of safety training and inexperience both play a role in the increasing injury risks for young workers.

This course will help young workers in the restaurant industry be safe and healthy on the job.


655 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace

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OSHA estimates more than 5.6 million workers are at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. All occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) place workers at risk for infection with bloodborne pathogens. This course is designed for individuals who require bloodborne pathogens training, but are not required to develop or manage their exposure control plan (ECP).

Students who require an advanced understanding of how to develop and manage an ECP should take course 755 Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management.

General Industry
- 700 Level

General Industry

700 Level - Supervisor/Manager Training

Supervisors and managers require more comprehensive safety training than entry-level workers. These courses provide high-level safety training to anyone in a leadership role in a general industry setting. With a focus on effectively managing safety programs within an organization, our 700 level courses assist professionals in the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of hazards in their workplaces. Topics covered include workers' rights, employer responsibilities, training skills, and more!


700 Introduction to Safety Management

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According to the OSHA Act, every employer has a legal obligation to furnish a place of employment free from known hazards. Learn how to develop an effective proactive safety management system using time-tested methods that have proven successful in all organizations. This course discusses critical elements of a successful safety management system, including developing safety programs, policies, plans, processes, and procedures.


701 Effective OSH Committee Operations

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Effective safety committees are required in several states and provide substantial benefits to companies and other organizations. Unfortunately, most safety committees do not understand their purpose or the role they play in assisting management to provide a safe and healthful workplace. This course helps the student understand his/her responsibilities as a safety committee member. It will help the safety committee chairperson successfully lead a safety team and develop a world-class safety culture.

"I'd like to thank you for your online course. I had a safety committee meeting yesterday afternoon that was the best yet. I looked on line yesterday morning for some safety committee tips and found your website and went through your course. Although I didn't have any time to implement any of your pre-meeting prep ideas, I did use some of your other ideas during the meeting and it really worked. Everyone seemed fired up and more excited than ever before. Thank you so much for having your ideas available for me." - Judy K., USA


702 Effective Accident Investigation

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This course is absolutely necessary for anyone who is required to investigate accidents. It gives you the information needed to effectively analyze an accident event by uncovering the cause of injury, and the primary and contributing surface causes for the accident. You will also develop the skills needed to analyze and evaluate your safety management system (SMS) for root causes. You'll learn why the question of fault and possible discipline is often irrelevant and inappropriate when conducting an accident investigation.

"I was in the process of designing a new accident report for our property and the information within this module was very instrumental assisting me develop my new accident report writing." - Ruben M., USA


703 Introduction to OSH Training

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This is a necessary course for anyone managing a safety training program or conducting safety training. This course helps safety professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement an effective safety training program that meets OSHA safety and health program requirements and ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2009, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training guidelines. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program and/or courses 721 OSH Training Development and 723 Conducting OSH Training.


704 Hazard Analysis and Control

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By taking this course, safety directors, safety committee members, supervisors, and managers will gain a greater ability to identify the various categories of hazards in their workplace, and apply strategies used to make sure hazards are eliminated or reduced. Emphasis is placed on applying the "hierarchy of controls" strategies to eliminate hazards.


705 Hazard Communication Program

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All employers must identify the hazardous chemicals they use and develop a hazard communication program (HAZCOM) to inform their employees about those chemicals. However, failing to maintain a written HAZCOM program is one of the most common OSHA violations. This course is an introduction to Part 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 1910.1200 Hazard Communication and contains the latest Global Harmonization Standards. Written program requirements, labeling, and material safety data sheet (MSDS) maintenance and training will be discussed. A sample written hazard communication program is also reviewed.

"Wow , what a good course. I have taken haz-com courses before, but not near as informative as this one. A lot of information I didn't know until now." - Kyle A, USA


706 Job Hazard Analysis

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If your company is working towards OSHA's SHARP or VPP certification, you need to be conducting a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) on all hazardous tasks. This course is designed to introduce the important steps in conducting a Job Hazard Analysis (also called Job Safety Analysis) for the purpose of writing a safe job procedure. This course includes a discussion of conducting a risk assessment, prioritizing jobs, writing the steps, determining hazards, including safety precautions, and tips on writing a safe job procedures.

"I am totally hooked on job hazard analysis now. I never knew much about JHAs but it's totally cool." - Robbie N., Australia


707 Effective OSH Committee Meetings

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If your company has a safety committee, it's critical that meetings are conducted in an efficient and effective manner. This course covers the safety committee meeting process. The role and purpose of the safety committee, preparing and conducting the meeting, success tools, handling conflict, and activities after the meeting are also discussed. With this course, you will learn how to develop the techniques and tools to conduct an interesting meeting filled with motivated members.

"I believe that this course will greatly improve my department I supervise. I picked up a lot of information that pointed out a lot of flaws in the practices that I have grown accustomed to." - Brice M., USA


708 OSHA Recordkeeping Basics

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Employers are required to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses. This is a great introduction to the requirements of 29 CFR 1904, Recordkeeping and Reporting, for recording injuries and illnesses on the OSHA 300 Log and the OSHA 300-A Summary. Emphasis is placed on entering data and maintaining the form. You'll also learn how to calculate OSHA's Days Away, Restricted, and Job Transferred (DART) Rates!


709 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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It's tough for any company to develop a safe and healthful workplace without an effective Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program. This course provides information on using personal protective equipment to effectively protect workers from being exposed to workplace hazards. Because hazards exist in every workplace, it is important for managers and supervisors to be knowledgeable about program management, hazard assessment, and training requirements.


710 Energy Control Program (Lockout/Tagout)

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This important course focuses on the requirements of the Energy Control Program, commonly called the Lockout/Tagout Program. When lockout/tagout is not performed correctly, it usually results in a serious injury or fatality. With lockout/tagout being OSHA's fifth most commonly cited violation, this course is a must for any employee who is responsible for servicing and maintaining equipment or machinery.

"Having been in supervisory/management positions and having to ensure compliance with and train in LOTO, I found the course to be superior (as are all of your courses). I can't wait for future courses." - Rod T., USA


711 Introduction to Ergonomics

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When performing work in awkward postures or with excessive effort, you may experience fatigue, discomfort, and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The basic principles of ergonomics introduced in this course should be a vital component in every industry. This is especially true in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries where there is an increased rate and cost of ergonomic injuries. The main components in this course include risk factor identification, basic workstation design options, and hazard control strategies to eliminate or reduce those risk factors. Take this course prior to taking Course 722 Ergonomics Program Management.


712 Safety Supervision and Leadership

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Supervisors need to take a tough-caring leadership approach to safety. In other words, employers must insist their employees comply with safety policies and rules because they care about the welfare of the employee and not because it is the policy. This course will help new supervisors gain a greater understanding of their responsibilities and obligations to provide physical resources and psychosocial support to ensure work areas are safe and healthful. This course emphasizes administering appropriate and effective accountability through the application of positive and negative consequences. Supervisors will also learn how to take advantage of "opportunities for safety leadership" on a daily basis.


713 Confined Space Program

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Employees who work in confined spaces face increased risk of serious physical injury. Hazards involving a confined space include entrapment, engulfment, and dangerous atmospheric conditions. As a result, employees who conduct work within confined spaces must be properly trained. This course presents information on the definition of a confined space, hazards of a permit-required confined space, and alternative procedures to control atmospheric hazards. The written program and entry permit system, rescue and emergency services, and importance of training are also discussed.

"I am a retiree from a large energy company after 19 years. I received more from this on-line study course then I have received sitting through our own refresher classes. Thank you." - Donald C., USA


714 Fall Protection Program

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Employees who conduct work at on elevated surfaces are exposed to fall hazards and are required to receive fall-protection training. This course will aid in decreasing fall hazards by explaining the components of an effective fall-protection program, training requirements, and emergency response. Personal fall-arrest systems, fall-restraint systems, and other fall-protection systems will be discussed, with general instructions on how to properly inspect and maintain equipment. Fall protection on ladders, scaffolds, and aerial platforms are also important topics covered in this course.

I am very impressed at how thorough and precise the fall protection course was. The information covered all aspects of fall protection. This info is directly related to almost every known job or occupation. Thank you for putting this course together and sharing this knowledge with everyone. If this fall protection educational course info is used to save or prevent a fall, this course info would be more valuable the gold. (A life worth saving, must be done right the first time only and done completely correctly everytime)." - David B., USA


715 Electrical Safety Basics

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This course describes the hazards of electrical work and basic approaches to working safely. You will learn skills to help you recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. This information will prepare you for additional safety training such as hands-on exercises and more detailed reviews of regulations for electrical work. This course is vital, as electrical safety is part of two of OSHA's 10 most frequently cited violations.

"Excellent course.. I deal with this on a daily basis and the info is extremely valuable.. I will definitely pass this information on... thank you..." - Gunny S., USMC, Ret., USA


716 Safety Management System Evaluation

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The Safety and Health Management System is extremely important to the long-term success of an organization. This course will introduce you to the Safety and Health Achievement Program (SHARP) Audit process by discussing an audit process similar to that used by OSHA evaluators. Even if your company doesn't anticipate participating in the SHARP program, the information within this online course is vital in your efforts to improve the quality of your safety management system.

"The training was very informative for me as a project manager at an operating nuclear plant, it gives a sense of how to approach systems that we have in place that are not really working as I planned." - Ernest P. USA


717 Emergency Action Plans

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Several Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces. Emergency preparedness is a well-known concept in protecting workers' safety and health. This course also discusses the OSHA requirements detailed in 29 CRF 1910.38 (Emergency Action Plan). This standard is important for employers, managers, training directors, and other safety professionals.


718 Fire Prevention Plans

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The Fire Prevention Plan goes hand-in-hand with the Emergency Action Plan. Both plans should be included in an effective safety management system. This course covers best practices and OSHA requirements detailed within 29 CFR 1910.39 (Fire Prevention Plans). According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 70,000 to 80,000 workplaces experience a serious fire in the United States each year. Therefore, everyone should be trained on fire prevention and how they can protect their worksite.


719 Fleet Safety Management

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Every company that operates a fleet of vehicles needs to develop and implement a Fleet Safety Plan. This course introduces you to the various components of a Fleet Safety Program and offers suggestions on how to manage it effectively. By developing and maintaining an effective fleet safety program, you will be empowered to save lives, reduce risks of life-altering injuries, protect your organization's human and financial resources, and protect yourself against liabilities.


720 Preventing Workplace Violence

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Any form of violence in the workplace can devastate your safety culture. This course introduces the student to an important seven-step process of developing an effective workplace violence prevention program. This course covers various topics, including initial assessment, written policy development, prevention measures, training, reporting and investigation, post-incident follow-up, and program evaluation. When workplace violence is reduced and eliminated, you are sure to see an increase in employee morale and a decrease in employee turnover, which positively affects your bottom-line.


721 OSH Training Development

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This course is vital for anyone responsible for developing successful safety training courses. This course helps safety professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement effective safety training that meets OSHA safety and health program requirements and ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2009, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training guidelines. You will learn if specific safety issues can be solved by training, how to identify training needs, the process of developing goals and objectives, how to create memorable learning activities, and the importance of documenting the training. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program or courses 703 Introduction to OSH Training and 723 Conducting OSH Training.


722 Ergonomics Program Management

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Ergonomics related claims account for more direct accident costs than any other category. You owe it to yourself, your co-workers, and your employees to develop a strong ergonomics program. This course introduces the student to the various steps in planning and implementing a successful ergonomics program. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and controlling workplace risk factors, medical management strategies and training.


723 Conducting OSH Training

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Those responsible for developing and conducting safety training within an organization should learn and continually review the important concepts in this course. Topics discussed include logistics and preparation for training, tips on making your training presentation successful, adult learning principles, listening skills, asking and answering questions, and a final module covering the On-the-Job Training (OJT) process. For a more comprehensive look at safety training within an organization, complete the 36-Hour OSH Trainer Program or courses 703 Introduction to OSH Training and 721 OSH Training Development.


725 Forklift Safety

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This course has general information about the classes and divisions of forklifts commonly used in the workplace. It also covers the principles necessary to understand for safe loading, transferring loads, and unloading. Forklift operator training requirements and general best practices in operating, servicing and maintaining forklifts are discussed. The hazards associated with operating forklifts in enclosed areas and construction sites are also discussed.


726 Introduction to Machine Guarding

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Unguarded machinery claims many limbs and lives from workers around the world each year. This course aids employers, employees, machine manufacturers, machine guard designers and fabricators, and all others with an interest in protecting workers against the hazards of moving machine parts in protecting workers from potential machine injuries. It identifies the major mechanical motions and the general principles of safeguarding them. There is also emphasis placed on the importance of machine maintenance and repair.


736 Introduction to Process Safety Management

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The major purpose of process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals is to prevent unwanted released of hazardous chemicals, especially into locations that could expose employees and others to serious hazards. This course is intended to introduce students to the basic requirements in the PSM standard, the need for process safety, and the tools used to implement process safety management systems. It covers the 14 elements required by the standard and some of the tools used to address process safety requirements, identify hazards, and manage risks.


744 Working with OSHA

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OSHA is a small agency, with approximately 1000 federal inspectors and 1400 state inspectors to cover about eight million workplaces. It is important for you to know your rights and for employers to be aware of their responsibilities under OSHA. This training will help you know whether your employer is complying with OSHA standards, what rights you have related to job safety and health, and where you can go if you need help.


745 Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Safety

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This course introduces the student to the hazards and safety precautions related to welding, cutting, brazing and soldering. The various types of welding operations are discussed. Exposure to thermal and chemical hazards are covered, as well as precautions including the personal protective equipment required to mitigate those hazards.


750 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

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Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause illness in the workplace. This training introduces how industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure. How to employ engineering controls, work practice controls, and other methods to control potential workplace health hazards is also discussed.


751 Hearing Conservation Program Management

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OSHA's hearing conservation program is designed to protect workers with significant occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment even if they are subject to such noise exposures over their entire working lifetimes.

This course summarizes the required components of OSHA's hearing conservation program for general industry. It covers monitoring, audiometric testing, hearing protectors, training, and recordkeeping requirements.


755 Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management

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Bloodborne Pathogens Program Management is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge necessary to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens and develop a comprehensive Exposure Control Plan (ECP). This training program teaches the information every safety leader needs to know in order help avoid an accidental exposure to potentially infectious materials and how to manage an accidental exposure if one occurs.

"Its a great course, covers every part and also shares valuable knowledge about bloodborne pathogens." - Nicolai Ward


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756 Respiratory Protection

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An estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect workers against insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors, and sprays. These hazards may cause cancer, lung impairment, diseases, or death. Compliance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard could avert hundreds of deaths and thousands of illnesses annually. This course introduces the student to OSHA requirements and effective respiratory program management.


757 Laboratory Safety

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This course is designed to help make employers aware of the OSHA standards and best practices available to prevent injury and illness as well as protect workers from the diverse hazards encountered in primarily non-production laboratories, including exposure to chemical, biological, radiological hazards.


765 Managing Workplace Stress

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Stress... it's just the word may be enough to set your nerves on edge. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people may cope with stress more effectively or recover from stressful events quicker than others. It's important to know your limits when it comes to stress to avoid more serious health effects.

Stress can also have a big impact on your work environment. This course highlights the causes of stress at work and outlines steps an employer can take to help prevent job stress.


790 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

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An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of processes and practices that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency. This course provides an overview of EMS and how the program can support environmental improvements at businesses, associations, the public, and state and federal agencies that are subject to environmental regulations.

Construction

Construction

Construction workers have to deal with hazards on a daily basis. In this dangerous profession, it is essential employers and each individual employee make "Safety Only" their top priority. By putting yourself and other construction workers through OSHAcademy construction courses, you will gain invaluable knowledge about fall protection, trench and excavation safety, and developing a Construction Safety Management System. These courses are crucial to your success as a company and safety professional. Even the most seasoned worker in this industry has something to gain from these courses!


611 Nail Gun Safety

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Nail guns are used every day on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. They boost productivity but also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year.

This course is important for construction workers and contractors. It will discuss ways to protect yourself from nail gun injuries. We will also look at the types of training you will need to operate a nail gun on a worksite.


725 Forklift Safety

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This course has general information about the classes and divisions of forklifts commonly used in the workplace. It also covers the principles necessary to understand for safe loading, transferring loads, and unloading. Forklift operator training requirements and general best practices in operating, servicing and maintaining forklifts are discussed. The hazards associated with operating forklifts in enclosed areas and construction sites are also discussed.


745 Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Safety

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Description

This course introduces the student to the hazards and safety precautions related to welding, cutting, brazing and soldering. The various types of welding operations are discussed. Exposure to thermal and chemical hazards are covered, as well as precautions including the personal protective equipment required to mitigate those hazards.


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756 Respiratory Protection

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An estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect workers against insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors, and sprays. These hazards may cause cancer, lung impairment, diseases, or death. Compliance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard could avert hundreds of deaths and thousands of illnesses annually. This course introduces the student to OSHA requirements and effective respiratory program management.


800 Introduction to Construction Safety Management

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There are many serious hazards in the construction industry, including falling or being struck by heavy construction equipment. The information, tools, and resources provided in this course are designed to introduce you to the basic concepts and principles of effective construction safety management. This course will help you, whether you're a worker or an employer, to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards.


802 Trench and Excavation Safety

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This course helps to address requirements of the Excavation and Trenching Standard set forth by OSHA. Catered to equipment operators, workers and all others associated with trenching and excavating, each student will learn how to recognize hazardous conditions that could result in injury or a fatality. Soil composition is discussed in moderate detail to provide a general overview of the various properties associated with different types of soil and how to predict their behavior in varying conditions. Some of the most common types of soil conditions that lead to trench and excavation failure are also discussed. You will learn the basic trenching operations that help make a trench safe for workers, methods for protecting employees against cave-ins, and other safe work practices for employees.

"Thanks again for a great course. I am currently studying a NEBOSH international certificate in construction safety and I have to say after completing this course I am disappointed in the course material of the nebosh course. It is far too general compared to what I just learnt in this one. I wish the nebosh one went into the amount of detail as this course has... I learnt so much and even though I am far from an expert now I could definitely go onto a site and be confident with the types of systems that need to be in place. The videos in each individual module were great too and really helped taking in the information...I paid about 1000 pounds for the UK nebosh course and not even close to as good..." - Richard Neal, Australia


803 Scaffold Safety Program Management

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Many residential and commercial construction projects require the use of some form of scaffolding. Unsafe scaffolding procedures can cause accidents, serious injuries and even death. Accidents involving scaffolding mainly involve workers falling, incorrect operating procedures, environmental conditions, and falling materials.

This course will discuss the elements of an effective Scaffold Safety Program (SSP) with emphasis on pre-planning the erection, use and dismantling processes.


804 Safe Scaffold Erection and Inspection

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An estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year.

This course discusses the general requirements of scaffold safety as well as the components, erection, use and dismantling of supported and suspended scaffolds. It details more specific guidelines for safely erecting, using, and dismantling each type of scaffold. It also describes important guidelines for conducting safety inspections of supported and suspended scaffolds.


805 Fall Protection in Construction

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In the U.S. construction industry, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities and one of OSHA's most commonly cited violations. On average, between 150 and 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls at construction sites each year. This course looks at how to identify fall hazards, fall protection systems, the importance of training, inspection and maintenance of equipment, and rescuing at height.


806 Focus Four - Fall Hazards

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This is the first course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common fall hazards, describe types of fall hazards, protect themselves from fall hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from fall hazards.


807 Focus Four - Caught-In or -Between Hazards

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This is the second course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common caught-in or -between hazards, describe types of caught-in or -between hazards, protect themselves from caught-in or -between hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from caught-in or -between hazards.


808 Focus Four - Struck-By Hazards

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This is the third course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common struck-by hazards, describe types of struck-by hazards, protect themselves from struck-by hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from struck-by hazards.


809 Focus Four - Electrocution Hazards

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This is the fourth course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed to help educate workers in the construction industry about understanding the hazards they face, and knowing what their employer's responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards. Once students complete this course they will be able to identify common electrocution hazards, describe types of electrocution hazards, protect themselves from electrocution hazards, and recognize employer requirements to protect workers from electrocution hazards.


810 Hand and Power Tool Safety

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Hand and power tools can be very hazardous in construction and have the potential for causing severe injuries when used or maintained improperly. Special attention toward hand and power tool safety is necessary in order to reduce or eliminate these hazards. This course is designed to present to employees and employers a summary of the basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools.


813 Construction Worksite Safety

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This course discusses the various hazards and associated precautions and best practices to take to prevent construction worksite injuries and illnesses. The course is designed for all construction workers and those specifically assigned occupational safety and health responsibilities.


814 Heavy Equipment Safety

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This course covers the safe operation of heavy equipment such as excavators, loaders, graders, rollers, and bulldozers, which should always be done by highly skilled operators who have demonstrated the ability and necessary skills to operate safely. Unsafe practices by either the operator or those around the equipment can create very dangerous situations.


815 Demolition Safety

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Demolition work involves many of the same hazards associated with construction work. However, demolition also poses additional hazards. This course includes information on demolition safety and the elements of a demolition safety program, as detailed in 29 CFR 1926, Subpart T Demolition.


816 Confined Space Safety in Construction

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In the construction industry, entering confined spaces is often necessary and is sometimes dangerous. Compliance with OSHA's regulations and guidance will significantly improve the safety of construction workers who enter confined spaces, and could prevent at least five construction worker fatalities and many more rescuer fatalities.

This course contains information on confined spaces in construction including safe entry procedures, the permit space program, duties and responsibilities, and best practices on a construction project.


817 Steel Erection Safety

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Despite being covered since 1971 under the original steel erection standard, America's 56,000 steel erectors continue to suffer 35 fatal accidents per year, a rate of one death per 1,600 workers

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics lists steel erection as one of the top 10 most hazardous occupations. Steel erection work includes heavy duty high rise structures, metal buildings, and even signs. Steel erection is often the skeletal core of bridges, office buildings, commercial, retail, and industrial structures.

This course contains important information to protect your employees and their co-workers who are engaged in steel erection policies on your worksite.


820 Crane and Derrick Safety I

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This course is intended to help businesses comply with OSHA's standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC, Cranes & Derricks in Construction. It is the first of two courses. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to provide sufficient detail to serve as a useful compliance course.


821 Crane and Derrick Safety II

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This course is the second in a series of two courses. It is intended to help businesses comply with OSHA's standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC, Cranes & Derricks in Construction. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to determine all of the steps that must be taken to comply with the standard.


833 Developing a Construction Safety Management System (CSMS)

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OSHA's construction standards require construction employers to have accident prevention programs that provide for frequent and regular inspection of the jobsites, materials, and equipment by competent persons designated by the employers. This course introduces the student to the three-phase design-develop-deploy strategy for developing an effective safety management system within the construction industry.


850 Health Hazards in Construction

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Construction workers are exposed to a variety of health hazards every day. These men and women have the potential for becoming sick, ill and disabled for life.

This course discusses these health hazards, such as dangerous dusts and other chemicals, on the job. It also takes a closer look at ways to protect yourself from ergonomic injuries on a construction site.


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851 Silica Dust Safety in Construction

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About two million construction workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in more than 600,000 workplaces. This course discusses provisions of OSHA's respirable crystalline silica rule with special emphasis on effective control measures eliminate or reduce exposure to safe levels.


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852 Asbestos Safety

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This course covers employer and employee responsibilities related to working with asbestos. The course also covers safe work practices for employees who may be exposed to airborne asbestos. Emphasis is given to construction operations. Emphasis is primarily given to construction operations.

Oil and Gas

Oil and Gas

The oil and gas industry employs hundreds of thousands of people and is a vital component of the national economy. Worker safety and health are important to this industry. These courses identify common hazards and possible solutions to reduce incidents that could lead to injuries or fatalities in this dangerous profession.


900 Oil and Gas Safety Management

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Oil and gas industry workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from towers, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy equipment, electrocutions, and silica dust. The information, tools, and resources provided in course are designed to help you, whether you are an employer or employee, to identify, reduce, and eliminate oil and gas-related hazards. This course is also an introduction to the basic elements of an effective Oil and Gas Industry Safety Management System (SMS).


901 Oil and Gas Hazard Awareness

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Companies in the oil and gas extraction industry operate and/or develop oil and gas fields as a part of upstream oil and gas activities. The information and resources provided in this course can help workers and employers identify and eliminate hazards when working in the oil and gas industry. The course introduces applicable OSHA regulatory requirements, as well as industry standards and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards.


902 Well Site Preparation and Drilling Safety

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The oil and gas industry employs hundreds of thousands of people and is a vital component of the international economy. However, it can be a very dangerous profession. According to the Bureau of Labor and Industries, from 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job-a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all United States industries. This course can be used as a resource in helping to identify oil and gas rig hazards and providing possible solutions.


903 Well Site Completion and Servicing Safety

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More than 450,000 workers were employed in the oil and gas industries in 2011. These workers are engaged in many different industrial processes needed to successfully drill and service a well. Safety and health hazards and dangerous conditions can result in fatalities for oil and gas workers. This course provides information on industry standards that can help you identify and prevent hazards in the dangerous oil and gas industry


904 Oil and Gas Well Inspection

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the oil and gas extraction industry has an annual occupational fatality rate that is seven times higher than the rate for all U.S. workers. This course offers information and practical training for rig workers to conduct effective safety inspections of on-shore drilling rigs to reduce the injury and illness rates.


906 Oil Spill Cleanup

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Oil spill cleanup workers can face potential hazards from oil byproducts, dispersants, detergents and degreasers. This course explains what an oil spill is, describes the characteristics of an oil spill, and how to identify and control hazards during the response and cleanup phases of an oil spill.

"This was a perfect refresher training as to its content. It should have been a required basic training class for all of the clean up crews just after the April 2010 BP oil spill just off the coast of Louisiana. It would have given all of the clean up crews a better understanding of their actions, strategy and tactics that were being used to mitigate the disaster and subsequent cleanup, including the beach tar balls." - David Barckhoff, USA


907 Introduction to SEMS II

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This course is as a source of information and practical training tool for offshore rig safety personnel and workers to develop and maintain an effective Safety and Environmental Management System specifically for off-shore drilling rigs. The course covers each of the sections within the SEMS II rule as they appear in the regulation.


908 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety I

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This is the first of a two-part introduction to offshore safety practices. The information and resources provided in this course can help workers and employers identify and eliminate hazards related to offshore oil and gas platform safety activities. The course introduces applicable OSHA regulatory requirements, as well as industry standards and guidance aimed at identifying, preventing, and controlling exposure to hazards.


909 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety II

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This is the second of a two-part introduction to offshore safety practices. Offshore oil and gas operations include all activities involved in the extraction of crude oil and natural gas from reservoirs found beneath the seafloor.

This course has been developed as a source of information and practical training tool for offshore rig safety personnel, operator/contractor employees, supervisors, and managers who need to be familiar with offshore rig safety.

Maritime

Maritime

Shipyard and vessel operations in the United States may not have the benefit of full-time, on-board safety and health specialists. These courses contain guidelines for establishing an effective program for managing workplace safety and health in the shipyard industry.


895 Deck Barge Safety

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This course presents guidance on preventing injuries and illnesses from workplace hazards on deck barges. In the following modules the major physical hazards of concern are highlighted and steps to address them are outlined, along with resources for additional information.

Public Sector

Public Sector

These courses are designed for public sector employees, especially those who are responsible for consultation, inspection, compliance, rule-making, education and training activities, involving occupational safety and health for all public employees. These employees include city, county, state, schools, municipal, and federal government contractors.


500 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 1-6)

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This is the first courses in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

Important Information

EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


501 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 7-13)

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This is the second courses in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

Important Information

EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


502 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 14-19)

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This is the third courses in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

Important Information

EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


503 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 20-26)

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This is the fourth courses in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

Important Information

EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


504 EM385-1-1 Safety and Health (Sections 27-34)

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This is the fifth courses in our EM385-1-1 Safety and Health program. Contractors working at military bases must comply with the requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1.

Important Information

EM-385 1-1 courses are not available for purchase individually. To receive certificates for the EM-385-1-1 courses, you must purchase the 40-Hour EM-385-1-1 program package.

Revised: November 30th, 2014


570 School Safety: Athletics Supervision

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The numbers of young athletes keep growing at a rapid pace. They can now compete at the grade school level, in recreation departments, and at the high school level. Proper supervision of athletes allows coaches to better understand the individual needs and capabilities of the participants.

This course looks at several important topics, including concussions and other health risks, weight room and athletic field safety.


571 School Safety: Exterior Facilities

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After a school building is constructed, it is important school district administrators keep a close eye on the quality of the buildings. New buildings tend to deteriorate quickly because of poor weather conditions and routine wear and tear. If administrators make maintenance a priority from the beginning, it could reduce large and expensive fixes in the future.

This course takes a closer look at the building and athletic field maintenance as well as providing ways to keep both students and staff safe both in parking lots and school buildings.


575 School Safety: Crisis Planning

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Taking action now can save lives, prevent injury, and lessen property damage in the moments of a crisis in our schools. If your school does not have a crisis plan in place, it is time to develop one. And, if you have one, make sure you review, practice, and update your plan.

This course is designated to help schools and communities in either situation. Although every school district is unique, this course provides some general guidelines that can then be changed to fit your school's needs and circumstances.


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757 Laboratory Safety

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This course is designed to help make employers aware of the OSHA standards and best practices available to prevent injury and illness as well as protect workers from the diverse hazards encountered in primarily non-production laboratories, including exposure to chemical, biological, radiological hazards.

Healthcare

Healthcare

More workers are injured in the healthcare industry than any other. This industry has one of the highest rates of work related injuries and illnesses. Healthcare workers face a number of serious safety and health hazards, including bloodborne pathogens and biological hazards, ergonomic hazards from lifting patients, and workplace violence. These courses provide a necessary training tool to keep healthcare workers safe on the job.


608 Dental Office Safety

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This course is designed to help provide a solid foundation for employees working in dental offices. It will look at the potential health risks of working in a dental setting and ways you, as an employee, can protect yourself and other co-workers from potential health problems. The course will also discuss ways to properly clean and sanitize common machinery in a dental laboratory.


623 Preventing Ergonomic Injuries in Healthcare

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All healthcare workers who lift and move patients are at high risk for back injury and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This course is geared towards the employee and will take a closer look at ways they can help prevent MSDs in their profession. It will also provide mechanical techniques to protect them from injuries when lifting and transferring patients.


624 Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention for Healthcare Workers

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Work-related slip, trip, and fall (STF) incidents can frequently result in serious, disabling injuries for healthcare workers. They can impact a healthcare employees ability to do his or her job.

Slips, trips, and falls are preventable. This course also provides guidance on implementing a STF prevention program to protect healthcare workers. The goal of this course is to familiarize you with common STF hazards in healthcare facilities so you are able to recognize and reduce the risk to employees.


625 HIPAA Privacy Training

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HIPAA stands for "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act" (HIPAA). President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on August 21, 1996. It is said to be the most significant act of Federal legislation to affect the health care industry since Medicare and Medicaid were rolled out in 1965. The law officially became effective on July 1, 1997.

HIPAA required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop regulations to protect the privacy and security of certain health information.

Healthcare providers and employees should take this important course to receive a summary of key elements of the HIPAA rules.


628 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Sonography

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Sonographers who work with ultrasound equipment they may be at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Sonographers with heavy workloads or those who have been in the profession for many years are particularly at risk.

This course will provide ways for employees to limit MSDs in sonography. Employees will also learn the best ways to transport and position patients to prevent injuries.


630 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Pharmacy

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Health care workers who prepare or administer hazardous drugs (e.g., those used for cancer therapy, some antiviral drugs, hormone agents, and bioengineered drugs) or who work in areas where these drugs are used may be exposed to hazards in the workplace.

This course will provide ways to decrease the exposure and potential injury risks when working in a pharmaceutical setting. It also takes a look at workplace violence involving hazardous drugs.


631 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Surgical Suite

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Doctors and nurses who work in the surgical suite have to deal with several different types of hazards, including waste gases and hazardous chemicals.

This course is geared towards the employee and will provide some possible solutions to protect you against the various hazards that are present in a surgical suite.


633 Hospital Hazards and Solutions: Emergency Room

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Doctors, nurses, and staff who work in the emergency department of a hospital face many risks. The emergency room is open to anyone who comes in, including violent criminals, drug addicts, and any number of other individuals.

Because many patients have not yet been stabilized, and medical treatment occurs at a more rapid pace, accidents are more likely to happen in this fast-paced setting than some other medical treatment settings.

This course is geared towards an employee in the emergency room and provides important information to stay safe in the emergency room setting.


656 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting

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This course is a training program designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens in various healthcare settings. The goal of this course is to help students understand the risks and develop behaviors to help protect them when exposed to potentially infectious materials, such as blood.


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756 Respiratory Protection

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An estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect workers against insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors, and sprays. These hazards may cause cancer, lung impairment, diseases, or death. Compliance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard could avert hundreds of deaths and thousands of illnesses annually. This course introduces the student to OSHA requirements and effective respiratory program management.


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757 Laboratory Safety

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This course is designed to help make employers aware of the OSHA standards and best practices available to prevent injury and illness as well as protect workers from the diverse hazards encountered in primarily non-production laboratories, including exposure to chemical, biological, radiological hazards.


772 Introduction to Safe Patient Handling

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This course will take an in-depth look at the risks of patient handling in the medical field, as well as the potential hazards and solutions to protect those working in this field. We will also discuss other hazards, such as radiation exposure and latex allergies. This course will also look at employee training and education to protect them from several risks in the healthcare setting.


773 Preventing MSDs in Healthcare

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Healthcare facilities that have implemented injury prevention efforts focusing on patient lifting and repositioning methods have achieved considerable success in reducing work-related injuries and associated workers' compensation costs.

This course provides recommendations for employers to help them reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in their facilities using methods that have been found to be successful in the healthcare environment.


774 Safe Patient Handling Program

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Hospitals have high rates of non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses. Nearly 50 percent of injuries and illnesses reported in 2011 among nurses and nursing support staff were musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Your hospital can address the biggest cause of workplace injuries with a comprehensive program to promote safe lifting, repositioning, and transfer of patients.

This course will help you develop or refine a safe patient handling program to protect workers and patients.


776 Preventing Workplace Violence in Healthcare

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Today more than 5 million U.S. hospital workers from many occupations perform a wide variety of duties. They are exposed to many safety and health hazards, including violence. Recent data indicate that hospital workers are at high risk for experiencing violence in the workplace.

The purpose of this course is to increase worker and employer awareness of the risk factors for violence in hospitals and to provide strategies for reducing exposure to these factors.

Specialty

Specialty

These courses are designed to meet the needs of specialized industries.


607 Tattoo and Body Art Safety

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Creating living art is a unique talent, but it puts tattooists at risk of coming in contact with their client's blood. This means artists may also be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This course will discuss ways to prevent cross-contamination and how to properly clean and sanitize tools and machines.


609 Health Hazards in Nail Salons

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More than 375,000 nail technicians work in salons across the United States and face possible health hazards every day. The hazards include exposure to chemicals from glue, polishes, removers, and other salon products. Workers also may have to deal with awkward positions or repetitive motions.

This course gives important information about these hazards and the steps nail salon workers and employers can take to prevent injuries and illnesses.