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Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment

Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment has been specifically created to assist healthcare employees on the front lines in the fight against TB by providing them with the latest information on the tuberculosis threat, the infection hazards they may encounter in their job and the steps they can take to avoid them.

Topics covered in the program:
Include the resurgence of tuberculosis, how TB spreads and guidelines for fighting it, risks in healthcare environments, medical surveillance, engineering controls, wearing a respirator, working with and treating active TB and more.


Suspended Scaffolding Safety

Suspended Scaffolding Safety helps facilities comply with OSHA’s Scaffolding regulation (29 CFR Part 1904). Whenever a worker leaves the ground, the risk of an accident occurring increases dramatically. With more than 10,000 scaffold related injuries reported each year, OSHA has mandated that workers be trained on how to safely erect and use these work platforms. The course helps employees understand the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain and use scaffolding equipment.

Topics covered in the program:
Include in the course include responsibilities of a scaffold expert, platform hazards, the danger of power lines, personal fall arrest systems, guarding against falling objects, and more.


Supported Scaffolding Safety

Supported Scaffolding Safety helps facilities comply with OSHA’s Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR Part 1904). Whenever a worker leaves the ground, the risk of an accident occurring increases dramatically. With more than 10,000 scaffold related injuries reported each year, OSHA has mandated that workers be trained on how to safely erect and use these work platforms. The course helps employees understand the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain and use scaffolding equipment.

Topics covered in the program:
Include responsibilities of a scaffold expert, creating a level and stable foundation, platforms and planking, the danger of power lines, ramps and walkways, platform hazards, personal fall arrest systems, guarding against falling objects, and more.


Scissor Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments

Scissor Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments introduces employees to scissor lifts, make them aware of the hazards associated with these lifts and give them the information they need to work safely using a scissor lift or working near one.

Topics covered in the program:
Include the types of scissor lifts and the training required to operate them, hazards associated with using scissor lifts, “pre-start” and “anorthosite” inspections, setting up, operating and moving a scissor lift, working on the ground near a scissor lift and more.


Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment is specifically designed to help employers meet OSHA requirements. It provides employees with the information that they need to avoid injury on the job by using the appropriate PPE. On-the-job injuries affect all types of people doing all types of work. And virtually everyone will experience at least one of them at some point in their life. These accidents cost employers more than $100 billion every year. Since most workplace injuries result from the workers not wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to provide and maintain appropriate PPE for their people, and train them on how to use it.

Topics covered in the program:
include overview of the OSHA regulations involving PPE, head, eye and face protection, respiratory protection, hand, foot and leg protection, and more.


OSHA Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors

OSHA Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors helps facilities comply with OSHA’s Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR Part 1904). It covers the details of the regulation’s requirements and shows actual workplace incidents that demonstrate what a manager’s responsibilities are in documenting and reporting recordable accidents. The course can be used in conjunction with the interactive course OSHA Recordkeeping for Employees to train workers at all levels, and provide them with a common base of understanding about OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements.


OSHA Recordkeeping for Employees

OSHA Recordkeeping for Employees helps facilities comply with OSHA’s Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR Part 1904). It shows employees actual workplace incidents that demonstrate how to report accidents and what information they need to furnish.

Topics covered in the program:
Include why recordkeeping is important, what recordkeeping is used for, definitions and examples of work-related illnesses and injuries, information employees should provide about an incident situation, recordable incident scenarios, and more. This course can be used in conjunction with the ]OSHA Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors CD to train all levels of personnel and provide them with a common base of understanding about recordkeeping requirements.


Lock-Out/Tag-Out

Lock-Out/Tag-Out provides employees with the information they need to avoid energy-related hazards, while at the same time helping employers meet OSHA training requirements. If powered equipment is started up while it’s being serviced, the person who is working on the equipment can suffer serious injuries… even be killed. The policies and procedures included in OSHA’s Lock-Out/Tag-Out Standard help to prevent incidents like these from occurring.

Topics covered in the program:
Include information on the need for an energy control program, lock-out/tag-out devices and how to use them, how to release stored energy, special lock-out/tag-out situations, working with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, lock-out/tag-out release procedures, and more.


Lead Exposure in General Industry

Lead Exposure in General Industry provides employees with the information they need to understand lead hazards and the safety regulations that address them. The program also explains how to recognize lead hazards in the workplace and handle them safely.

Topics covered in the program:
Include the health effects of lead exposure; the OSHA Lead Standards for General Industry; compliance programs; risk assessment and monitoring; PPE and respiratory protection; housekeeping and decontamination; medical surveillance and removal.


Introduction to OSHA

Introduction to OSHA discusses the rights and responsibilities employees and employers have under OSHA and how the agency enforces its regulations. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gave employees the right to a safe and healthy workplace. The OSH Act also created OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which creates regulations to protect worker health and safety across the country. To comply with OSHA requirements and build safety culture in the workplace, employers need to ensure that employees have a solid understanding of OSHA’s mission and how the agency protects them on the job.

Topics covered in the program:
Include OSHA and its mission, employees rights under OSHA, employers responsibilities under OSHA, how OSHA inspections are conducted, filing a complaint with OSHA, learning more about safety and health issues, and more.