Online Training – Workplace Safety

The Workplace Safety online curriculum includes modules listed below

Each individual course can be taken independently of each other.  Approximate times for each course are provided.  Courses may be closed and continued at a later time.  

 

Ammonia Properties and Uses

  • Estimated Course Time – 21:28
  • Identify some of the common places where ammonia may be used as a refrigerant.
  • Identify ammonia by appearance and smell when in a closed container and when released in the atmosphere.
  • Describe the conditions necessary for storing ammonia and what to do if you notice a potential hazard.

Ammonia Accident Prevention and First Aid

  • Estimated Course Time – 10:33
  • Understand the dangers of anhydrous ammonia and how to protect your body from exposure.
  • Demonstrate immediate action steps to take in the event of eye exposure.
  • Demonstrate immediate action steps to take if ammonia gas is inhaled.
  • Demonstrate immediate action steps to take in the event of skin exposure.

Back Injury Prevention

  • Estimated Course Time –
  • Identify activities that contribute to back pain and injuries.
  • Discuss how to modify tasks to help prevent back injury.
  • Demonstrate good lifting techniques.
  • Discuss the importance of fitness and weight control for maintaining a healthy back.

Basic First Aid – Part 1

  • Estimated Course Time – 17:26
  • Describe how to care for an open wound.
  • Identify signs that someone may be going into shock, and describe methods for proper care of someone in shock.
  • Explain how to handle a person with a physical injury, such as a broken bone.
  • Explain how sprains and contusions occur and how to care for an injury.
  • Identify the immediate action to take if you get an eye injury.
  • Understand how to respond if you think someone is choking and describe how to care for a person who is choking or not breathing.
  • Describe how to respond to a mouth or tooth injury.

Basic First Aid – Part 2

  • Estimated Course Time – 28:32
  • Discuss how different types of burns can occur and describe how to care for a burn.
  • Explain how to help care for a person who has been exposed to hot temperatures.
  • Explain how to help care for a person who has been exposed to cold temperatures.
  • Describe how to care for an animal bite.
  • Describe how to care for insect stings.

Bloodborne Pathogens

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  • Identify common bloodborne pathogens and who is at risk.
  • Discuss common ways you can be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.
  • Discuss how to prevent exposure.
  • Identify personal Protective Equipment that can help protect you.
  • Demonstrate the immediate action to take if exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.
  • Describe the components of an Exposure Control Plan.

Confined Spaces

  • Estimated Course Time – 25:02
  • Define the term “confined space”.
  • Identify when a person can enter a confined space.
  • Discuss the actions you should take before entering a confined space.
  • Discuss the actions you should take while working in a confined space.

Electrical Safety

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  • Identify common electrical hazards that may be encountered at a worksite.
  • Identify warning signs that an electrical hazard exists.
  • Discuss how to handle electrical power cords.
  • Describe the function of a ground fault circuit interrupter.
  • Discuss good work practices for working around electricity.
  • Identify examples of devices that can help protect your form electricity.
  • Identify simple actions you can take everyday to protect yourself from electricity.

Emergency Preparedness

  • Estimated Course Time – 13:19
  • Understand the importance of an emergency action plan.
  • Discuss the required elements of an emergency action plan.
  • Discuss the required elements of a fire prevention plan.
  • Describe how to shelter-in-place.

Ergonomics

  • Estimated Course Time – 21:11
  • Define the terms “ergonomics” and “musculoskeletal disorders,” and understand the relationship between these two terms.
  • Describe the types of activities that can lead to musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Demonstrate good techniques for reducing strain on your body.
  • Identify who you should  contact if you are experiencing pain at work.

Fire Prevention and Protection

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  • Discuss the elements of a fire prevention plan.
  • Understand the importance of a good exit route.
  • Discuss the components of a good exit discharge.
  • Identify the purpose of the different types of fire extinguishers.
  • Describe proper maintenance of fire control equipment.
  • Identify the first thing you should do if there is a fire.

Forklift Safety

  • Estimated Course Time – 17:33
  • Discuss some of the common characteristics of forklifts.
  • Identify who is authorized to operate a forklift.
  • Discuss the precautions to take when talking and working near a forklift.

Hand and Power Tools

  • Estimated Course Time – 16:04
  • Identify the differences between hand and power tools.
  • Demonstrate good work practices when using hand tools.
  • Discuss what you must do before using a power tool.
  • Demonstrate how to handle power tools safely when you are working.

Hazard Communication (pre-GHS)

  • Estimated Course Time – 22:12
  • Describe the requirements of employers under the HazCom standard.
  • Describe the elements of a written hazard communication plan.
  • Identify the types of information that must be included in employee training.
  • Discuss the types of information found on a label.
  • Define the types of required information that must be included on a Material Safety Data Sheet.
  • Understand what to do before using an improperly labeled chemical.

Hazardous Atmospheres

  • Estimated Course Time – 19:02
  • Discuss the dangers of a hazardous atmosphere.
  • Identify the types of respirators that can protect you in a hazardous atmosphere, and the limits of a filtering face piece.
  • Describe how an air-purifying respirator works.
  • Describe how an atmosphere-supplying respirator works.
  • Identify the additional training requirements you must complete before using a respirator in a hazardous atmosphere.
  • Identify example of combustible dust and how it can accumulate.
  • Describe how combustible dust explosions can occur.

Hearing Protection

  • Estimated Course Time – 16:46
  • Identify when you should wear hearing protection.
  • Describe two types of hearing protectors: earplugs and earmuffs.
  • Discuss when to use each of these two types of hearing protectors.
  • Demonstrate how to care for these two types of hearing protectors.
  • Discuss two elements of a hearing protection plan that affect and individual.

Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures

  • Estimated Course Time –
  • Understand the purpose of Lockout / Tagout.
  • Identify examples of dangerous energy sources from which LOTO works to protect you.
  • Identify the types of information that would be included in a LOTO procedure.
  • Discuss the steps to follow when locking out a piece of equipment.
  • Identify the LOTO actions to take if a worker has to leave.
  • Discuss the steps to follow when turning a machine back on.
  • Demonstrate what to do if you find a machine with a tag but no lock.
  • Discuss the additional LOTO training requirements for authorized and affected employees.

Machine Guarding

  • Estimated Course Time – 15:24
  • Discuss the importance of machine guarding and identify the parts of a machine that must be guarded.
  • Identify four common types of machine guards.
  • Identify other common safety devices.
  • Discuss an employee’s responsibilities when working with machines.
  • Describe how to help keep your hand safe.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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  • Discuss examples of PPE used to protect the head.
  • Discuss examples of PPE used to protect the body.
  • Identify what should be included in PPE training.
  • List common items that are not considered PPE.
  • Describe the two primary means of protecting employees from workplace hazards prior to considering PPE.

Walking and Working Surfaces

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  • Discuss the characteristics of a good walking and working surface.
  • Identify two types of floor hazards.
  • Identify two types of wall hazards.
  • Describe the components of a standard railing.
  • Demonstrate good work practices for working with ladders.
  • Demonstrate good work practices for working with platforms and scaffolding.

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