HEA-12-20 - Safety in the Workplace (OSHA)

Workplace safety is a legal obligation for all organizations. The Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970 led to further safety requirements in different industries. OSHA is a federal agency that oversees employee safety on a federal level, but there may be tighter state legislation. It is essential that every company understand safety legislation along with the roles and responsibilities the legislation requires. This understanding will help create and implement an effective workplace safety plan.

What you will learn:

  • develop, implement and evaluate organizational health and safety policies and practices utilizing effective collaboration skills that adhere to government legislation, regulations and guidelines;
  • apply theories and laws of health and safety to ensure legal compliance, to reduce accidents and to train and lead others in creating a safe work environment;
  • conduct critical incident reviews, accident investigations, incident command and root cause analysis in a variety of workplaces;
  • apply the principles of industrial hygiene to recognize, evaluate and control biological, physical and chemical hazards in the workplace;
  • create, propose and evaluate programs which provide an organization with due diligence in emergency response planning, toxicology prevention and/or risk management;
  • develop, evaluate and advocate for change in safety-related programs;
  • facilitate and support an effective health and safety program in both non-union and union environments;
  • research existing industry standards, produce reports and provide recommendations for changes for continuing improvement of the health, safety, disability, ergonomic, emergency and environmental management systems.

What topics are covered?

  • Introduction to OSHA and Safety Standards
  • Walking and working surfaces Safety including fall protection
  • Fire Science, Fire prevention, Fire protection, Exit routes, Emergency Action Plan(EAP)& Fire Prevention Plan (FPP)
  • Electrical Safety
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Permit required Confined Space
  • Lock out/Tag Out
  • Machine Guarding Safety
  • Welding Cutting and Brazing Safety
  • Permit to Work System
  • Hazard Communication
  • HSEMS (Health Safety & Environment Management Systems)
  • Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) (Risk Assessment)
  • NFPA Diamonds and Codes
  • Continued Professional Development (HSE)
  • environment protection & ergonomics safety 1 hr
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