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State Safety Training

Accident Investigation Training for Supervisors and Safety Teams ( 2 hours)
Defines an "accident" in the workplace and explains why they should be investigated. Covers the rules of accident investigation and how to illicit information from victims and witnesses. They have it (information), you need it and this training helps you get it! Also covers the importance of investigating "near miss" incidents. Very helpful session for supervisors and safety committees.

Back Injury Prevention (1 1/2 hours)
This session covers statistics and causes of back pain and injury in the workplace. Also discusses contributing factors such as medical conditions, lifestyle, posture and body mechanics. Emphasizes employee and employer responsibilities to help prevent back injuries in the workplace.

Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness Training (1 hour awareness, 2 hour in-depth)
This course will inform employees of the hazards due to occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens(Contained in blood and other potentially infectious materials). OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (CFR 1910.1030) is discussed and an overview provided. Participant are also informed of the employer's Exposure Control Plan and it's contents. Simple awareness training is usually adequate for non-medical personnel.

Confined Space Entry Training (1 hour unless performing rescue)
Explains what confined spaces are and OSHA's requirements (CFR 1910.146) for working in and around these spaces. This training can be performed according to the employer's Confined Space Entry Program and can also include a simulated rescue utilizing the employer's rescue equipment.

General Safety Awareness Training (1 1/2 hours)
This session touches on all of OSHA's requirements regarding employer responsibilities for worker safety. Included in this session is information on OSHA's General Duty Clause, Hazard Communication, Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens, Lock Out, Tag Out, Personal Protective Equipment, Employer Safety Programs, Confined Space Entry, Hearing Conservation Programs, Lift Truck Requirements, Respiratory Protection, OSHA Citation Trends and Common Shop Violations. Very good training for those who want to evaluate the status of their OSHA compliance and those being introduced to the field of safety in the workplace.

Hearing Conservation Training (1 hour)
This session covers OSHA's requirements for employers who have employees exposed to noise in the workplace (1910.95). Examines time-weighted-averages and decible level exposures. Covers the employers responsibility for having a written Hearing Conservation Program and the components required in it. Also discusses requirements for annual audiometric testing and follow-up, training, access to information and recordkeeping for employees included in the program.

Heat Stress in the Workplace (1/2 to 1 hour)
Covers risk factors (human and environmental) associated with heat stress injuries/illnesses. Defines signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses including heat rash, heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Also covers first aid procedures related to each as well as engineering and work practice controls to avoid heat stress.

Ladder Safety (1/2 hour)
Basic session detailing OSHA requirements for ladders and proper usage in the workplace including proper selection, inspection, set-up and use.

Lock Out, Tag Out (1 hour awareness, 2 to 3 hour in-depth)
Informs employees of OSHA's requirements relating to CFR 1910.147. This course covers the proper measures for preventing the release or escape of hazardous energy (electrical, mechanical, thermal and other potential sources). Elements of this program discuss required documented energy control procedures (written plans), employee training requirements and periodic inspections of the use of these procedures. Awareness training should be done on employees working on or around equipment that has been locked out and in-depth training should be done for those employees who actually perform the lock-out function.

Office Safety (1/2 to 1 hour)
Office personnel are not immune to workplace injuries. This session details workplace hazards in an office setting including chairs and desks, stacking and storage, stairs, filing cabinets, office machines, slips trips and falls, proper office layout, lighting, housekeeping, ergonomics, material handling, electrical/heat-generating appliances, chemical safety and lock-out, tag-out.

OSHA 300 Log Training (Recordkeeping Requirements - 2 to 3 hours)
Covers requirements of OSHA's Recordskeeping Standard (CFR 1904) including how to fill out the OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 forms. Helps those required to keep these forms to know what constitutes an OSHA recordable injury and/or illness and the importance of not over or under-recording. Also discusses OSHA's new requirements concerning employee privacy concerns when recording data. Covers all accompanying data to the OSHA 300 and presents cases for the trainee to actually perform the recording process. Handouts included in this session.

Safety Committees (2 hours)
Perfect session for employers looking to get a safety program started or rejuvenated. This program details how to put together an effective safety committee, how an effective committee operates and the purpose they exist. Covers proper make-up of a committee and discusses why safety committees sometimes fail to meet their objectives. Good, practical advice on how to have a successful and productive safety committee.

Safety Training for Supervisors and Managers (1 to 2 hours)
This session approaches safety in the workplace from the manager or supervisor's standpoint. Safety seems to be a forgotten component in employee performance these days and this program will help those in authority prioritize safe work practices and convey the importance of safety to their employees.

Workers' Compensation Premium Calculation (Your E-mods and Trends) (1 hour)
This program is best for management of an organization but is also helpful for some employees to see the economic impact of injury experience in your workplace. The session is personalized to the organization and utilizes actual numbers to show performance and trends over a specific time period. Very good session for numbers-oriented people, especially those who are responsible for paying the premiums associated with Workers' Comp Insurance.

Workplace Violence (2 hours)
This session discusses the fundamentals of a good Workplace Violence Program. Eye-opening testimony is provided by workplace violence victims as well as nationally-known experts in the video Workplace Violence: Dealing With a National Epidemic. This program details a 7-step approach to an effective Workplace Violence Prevention Program.

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