This course will provide employees with pertinent information regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements and guidelines applicable to the general and construction industry activities and operations. The goal of the course is to help participants gain an awareness level necessary to be able to describe major risks, hazards and prevention strategies. The topics that will be discussed include the recognition of major safety and health hazards in the workplace, prevention strategies that include safety and health management systems, OSHA standards with requirements and guidelines, and where to seek out resources.
This informative seminar will offer participants strategies to employ at the workplace to tackle and reduce risk, and make employees more confident and productive. The course is set up as a facilitated, interactive training program focusing on class discussions and group activities. It will provide an update on topics such as OSHA standards, policies, enforcement and regulations.
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace.
- Apply basic hazard and risk assessment techniques.
- Understand basic hazardous materials terms and labeling conventions.
If you are looking for answer of these questions, you would certainly benefit by attending this seminar:
- Under OSHA, what is the employer responsible for?
- What were the top 10 violations to standards in 2014?
- What are the most important definitions in the OSHA lexicon?
- What are the penalties and how will OSHA give us a triple whammy if we get a violation?
- How can you reduce your risk and exposure?
- Is my workplace as safe as we can make it?
- How can I be proactive and not wait for problems to manifest themselves?
- Know how to read and understand an SDS
- Know how to evaluate risk
- Be able to use OSHA resources
- Formulate an emergency response plan for workplace incidents.
- Implement an appropriate incident command system.
- Understand safety and health terminology and behavior.
- Instill a culture of safety.
- Understand risk and safety in the workplace
- Learn how this new focus on enforcement might affect your organization
- Learn about the modules below to enhance skills, knowledge and confidence
- Learn how OSHA defines a “competent person”
- Learn where to go for further assistance
- Learn how to talk with your boss about safety matters
Who will Benefit:
All construction workers working these states: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New York are required to complete the OSHA 10 hour training. Additionally, the following personnel will also benefit from this course:
- Safety personnel with responsibility for OSHA compliance
- Consultants, insurance loss control advisors, and attorneys who require OSHA training
- Facility managers
- Risk managers
- Business owners
- In house legal counsel
- Personnel working for construction industries and companies
- Personnel involved in manufacturing and engineering