AA3T017-F7T provides information on the health hazards associated with asbestos, protective measures, common sources of asbestos exposure, signs and label requirements at asbestos hazard areas, work circumstances that may involve risk of exposure, safety measures to protect against exposure, illnesses symptoms and an overview of the medical program required by federal law.
BK2T045-F7T (for all employees) provides general back safety awareness relating to job hazards, safe work practices, and ergonomics issues. Coverage includes: information on the extent of back injury problems in the workplace, recognition and control of occupational ergonomic hazards, good practices for reducing back injuries, conducting ergonomics assessments, and engineering controls. Primary reg: osha 29 cfr 1903.1, the general duty clause.
Basic Construction Safety
CS5T101-F7T provides an overview of the hazards inherent in construction work, and identifies principles and practices to mitigate them. Coverage includes general considerations for contractors and employees related to requirements for tools and equipment, hazards within confined spaces, working safely around cranes, electricity, lockout/tagout procedures, trenching and excavation work, fall protection, hand and power tools, hazcom, ppe, material handling, ladder and scaffolding safety, inspection and storage of materials.
Behavior-Based Safety Training
BH3T018-F7T provides supervisors with an overview of the concepts of behavior-based safety including how to apply behavior-based safety techniques in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities.
BP2T012-F7T provides training and procedures that will help minimize health risks for workers at risk for exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Coverage includes recognizing hazards, identifying modes of transmission, standard precautions, appropriate engineering controls, work practices, and ppe to prevent exposure, and emergency procedures for incidents involving exposure. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.1030, bloodborne pathogens
Bloodborne Pathogens - Awareness/Refresher
BA2T013-A7T is a 25-minute course providing awareness level or refresher training on bloodborne pathogen safety. The coverage is an abbreviated version of the full course on this subject and is appropriate for workers who are at low risk of exposure or who have previously completed the full course. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.1030, bloodborne pathogens
CR3T0024-F6T provides instruction in the recognition, management, safe use, and control of carcinogens including information on, msds and label requirements, and risk assessment. Primary regs: 29 cfr 1990, identification, classification, and regulation of potential occupational carcinogens; national toxicology program (ntp) report on carcinogens
Compressed Gas Safety
CG3T025-F7T provides training needed to help both employers and employees control the physical and health hazards associated with compressed gases and the knowledge needed to work safely with compressed gases. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr, 1910.101, compressed gases (general requirements).Top of Page
Confined Space Entry
CF2T050-F7T Provides Coverage Of Confined Spaces, Hazardous Atmospheres, Necessary Equipment, And Required Permits Including Information About The Hazards And Hazard Control Methods That Will Permit Safe Work In Enclosed Work Areas Or Confined Spaces. Primary Regs: Osha 29 Cfr 1910.146, Permit-Required Confined Spaces
DD2T019-F7T provides defensive driving techniques and accident prevention methods which will help reduce your chances of being in a motor vehicle accident. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1903.1, the general duty clause
DOT Security Awareness
DA5T098-F7T covers the dot security requirements rule as it applies to companies who work with and transport hazardous materials. It is designed to meet the security awareness training requirement with coverage including: security risks related to the transportation of hazmat, evaluating potential threats to security, department of homeland security's warning system, and secure practices for transporting hazardous substances.
DOT Shippers Training
DO4T062-F7T provides training for shippers of hazardous materials on the regulations and requirements that must followed under the hmr including a general understanding of what constitutes a "hazardous material", how to use the hazardous materials table, required hazmat shipping paperwork, labeling, and placarding. Primary regs: hazardous materials regulations (hmr), 49 cfr parts 171-180 Top of Page
DT5T097-F7T provides training for drivers and personnel who transport hazardous materials regarding the requirements they must follow under federal law. Coverage includes the basic requirements of the hazardous materials regulations, training requirements, distinguishing between non-hazardous and regulated hazardous materials, identifying hazard classes and divisions, required shipping paperwork, placarding and labeling rules, proper loading, material compatibility, emergency response procedures, and other related topics.
DG2T065-f7t provides employees and supervisors with required training related to a drug-free workplace policy including: the impact and prevalence of drugs in the workplace, policy goals, possible signs of abuse, actions to take when abuse is suspected, stages of addiction, circumstances that could prompt drug testing, employee assistance programs, and the supervisor's role.
EL2T058-F7T provides training on the general electrically-related safety practices as required by 29 cfr1910.331 through 29 cfr1910.335 pertaining to job assignments that may involve working with electrical equipment or being exposed to live electrical wiring or devices. It is not intended to provide the depth of coverage required for qualified electrical workers.
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
EM2T034-F6T covers the common provisions of an employer's emergency response plan along with preparation and actions to follow in the event of an emergency including emergency response, safety, reporting, and evacuation of company facilities and work areas in the event of a natural disaster, fire, hazardous material spill, bomb threat, workplace violence, or other emergency. Top of Page
Emergency Plan and Evacuation Procedures - Awareness Refresher
EP2T014-A5T is a 25-minute course providing awareness level or refresher training on emergency planning and response, safety, reporting, and evacuation procedures of company facilities and work areas in the event of a fire, hazardous material spill, natural disaster, workplace violence, or bomb threat.
Emergency Response: Incidental Chemical Releases
ER4T090-F6T Provides Training To Prepare Workers For Chemical Releases And Threats Of Release That Are Not Specifically Covered By The Hazwoper Standard. The Course Covers The Basic Information On Acting Safely When Chemical Releases And Threatened Releases Require Appropriate Action, But Are Limited In Quantity, Exposure Potential, Or Toxicity, And Present Minor Safety Or Health Hazards If Handled Properly. The Coverage Includes Recognition Of A Release, Risks Associated With A Release, And Responsibilities In The Event Of A Release.
Environmental Regulations Overview
EN2T069-F7T covers the history and purpose of key u.s. federal laws and regulatory agencies related to preserving the environment and the health and safety of citizens. The course is designed to provide learners with a plain-english overview of the various regulatory organizations, laws, and compliance requirements that impact businesses and workers.
EG2T010-f6t provides general training on the key components of an ergonomics program based on a composite of osha industry guidelines and the niosh manual “elements of ergonomics program,” including information regarding the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of “work-related musculoskeletal disorders” (msd), and best practices to reduce risk of injury.
Ergonomics For Supervisors
ES4T0300F5T provides supervisors with an understanding of the main elements of an ergonomics program based on osha industry guidelines and the niosh manual “elements of ergonomics program.” The coverage includes preventative measures as well has how to respond when a possible injury is reported. It includes information on risk factors, signs, and symptoms of msds, common injuries, controls and safe work practices.
FL3T026F6T provides basic fall protection principles to employees who might be exposed to fall hazards. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify hazards, specify guidelines for fall protection systems, recognize methods to minimize the risk of falls, specify employer and employee roles and responsibilities in fall protection, and recognize safety equipment limitations.
FP3T005-F6T covers basic fire safety principles, including the recognition and prevention of potential fire hazards and proper emergency procedures such as fire extinguisher operation and maintenance along with information required by osha’s workplace fire protection program, including employer's responsibilities, exit plans, fire fighting equipment, and training to prevent fire, death, and injury. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.38, fire protection; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart f, fire protection and prevention; osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart e, means of egress
First Aid & CPR Principles and Procedures
FA3T001-F6T covers basic first aid and cpr practices including the appropriate responses to emergency situations such as bleeding, shock, burns, eye injuries, heart attack, fractures, exposure to chemicals, etc. (note: hands-on training by a qualified trainer is required to for cpr or first aid certification). Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.152 [reserved] subpart k, medical and first aid; osha 29 cfr 1910.151, medical services and first aid , subpart k medical and first aid. Top of Page
FK3T027-f7t provides the academic background; theory and exercises required to understand standard safety practices and habits for the safe operation of forklifts, including: forklift physics, proper operation procedures, rules, forklift safety practices, general maintenance and safe refueling/recharging procedures. Hands-on driver training is required for the specific forklift models in employed.
Forming Effective Safety Committees
SC4T077-F6T Introduces Managers To Best Practices For Establishing And Maintaining A Joint Employee-Management Safety Committee As One Of The Most Effective Means Of Increasing Employee Involvement In The Safety Program.
Hand and Finger Safety
FS3T004-F6T provides an overview of hazards and safety measures designed to prevent hand and finger injury including: common injuries, hazards posed by tools, safe practices for working around equipment, effective engineering and administrative controls, the importance of machine guards and ppe. Top of Page
Hand and Power Tool Safety
PWT3002-F6T covers the potential hazards and general safety precautions required for hand tools and power tools in the workplace. Power tool hazards are addressed by power source used, including: pneumatic, liquid fueled, hydraulic, and powder-actuated. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart i, tools - hand and power; osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart p, hand and portable powered tools and other hand-held equipment
HC2T015-F7T covers training required by osha's hazard communication standard, which requires that hazardous materials used at the work site are identified, labeled, handled, used, and disposed of properly. The instruction is intended to help prevent or minimize employee exposures to harmful materials and minimize accidental releases of the material to the work environment. [primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.1200, hazard communication]
Hazwoper 8-hour Refresher
HZ4T095-M4T meets the annual refresher-training requirement for regular hazardous waste site workers and managers. The eight-hour course provides refresher coverage of material in the original 24 or 40 hour training course for hazardous waste operations and emergency response and includes the following ten modules: site safety and health plans and procedures; decontamination; hazard communication; working in extreme temperatures; fire and explosion safety; emergency response and spill control; ppe/respiratory protection; site control; regulatory overview and toxicology.
HRT2048-F6T provides training to help employees prevent noise-induced hearing loss. It also explains the purpose and components of a hearing conservation program. Primary regs: osha 1910.95, occupational noise exposure
HIPAA Privacy for Healthcare Plans and Employers
HET4093-F7T provides training on the hipaa privacy issues specific to employees of healthcare insurers, healthcare clearinghouses, group health plans, and employees who otherwise must be trained in the proper handling of phi. Although employers are not covered entities under hipaa, the course also covers the ways employers are impacted by the hipaa privacy rule. The course covers background on the history and overall function of hipaa, training on the hipaa "administrative simplification" standards and regulations for the handling of protected health information (phi), the requirements for protection of phi under the privacy rule, and additional requirements for the protection of electronic phi under the hipaa security rule.
HIPAA Privacy for Healthcare Providers
HPT4092-F7T provides training on the hipaa privacy issues specific to employees in the healthcare industry (“providers”), including background on the history and overall function of hipaa, training on the hipaa "administrative simplification" standards and regulations for the handling of protected health information (phi), the requirements for protection of phi under the privacy rule, and additional requirements for the protection of electronic phi under the hipaa security rule. Top of Page
Hoisting and Rigging
HO4T052-F7T provides an overview of safety issues applicable to the operation of cranes and derricks such as: crawler, locomotive, and truck cranes; hammerhead tower cranes; overhead and gantry cranes, floating and barge-mounted cranes, helicopter crane operations, and more. Includes general safety requirements, manufacturer’s roles, required skills for supervisors, equipment inspections, basic operator and rigger skills and safety concepts as well as techniques for handling, attaching, and moving loads.
Indoor Air Quality
IQ5T071-F7T provides training to help prevent, identify, and correct indoor air quality problems in buildings and work areas. It recommends practical, actions that can be carried out by facility management, maintenance personnel and building occupants. The course will help integrate iaq-related considerations into your existing organization and work process.
Indoor Crane and Sling
IC3T071-F6T covers basic crane and sling safety training requirements applicable to moving large, heavy loads within manufacturing and construction environments. Coverage includes understanding the manufacturer’s role in crane and sling safety, operator and crew responsibilities, required skills for supervisors, equipment inspections, basic operator and rigger skills and safety concepts as well as techniques for handling, attaching, and moving loads.
Laboratory Radiation Safety
LR2T067-F5T provides initial training on working with radioactive materials including: federally mandated training requirements, review of typical radioactive materials encountered in the lab, hazardous effects, dose measurement and safety practices for controlling exposure, decontamination procedures, regulatory process, and organizational procedures for the use of radioactive materials. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety Overview
LB3T025-F5T identifies general requirements of the laboratory safety standard and chemical hygiene plans. It provides safety guidelines to protect against common laboratory hazards such as chemical exposure, fires, burns, and general emergency guidelines to be followed in the laboratory. Primary regs: osha 29cfr 1910.1450, laboratory standard.
Ladder and Scaffolding Safety
LD3T003-F5T Provides Training In Recognizing And Protecting Against The Hazards Associated With Ladders, Stairways, And The Type Of Scaffolding Used At Worksites. Primary Regs: Osha 29 Cfr 1926.1060 Subpart X, Stairways And Ladders; Osha 29 Cfr 1926.454 Subpart L, Scaffolding.
Lead Safety Awareness
LA4T082-F6T provides general knowledge on the hazards associated with lead exposure as well as information regarding the medical surveillance program, the medical removal protection program, respirator use, specific controls and work practices to reduce lead exposure. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.1025, toxic and hazardous materials, lead.
LT2T008-F5T provides training on safety procedures for the control of hazardous energy and work under the protection of a lockout/tagout permit. Coverage includes: the purpose and requirements of a lockout/tagout program, defining lockout/tagout terms, identifying the limitations of tags, and reviewing the hazards and consequences of operating machines or equipment that have been locked out or tagged out. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.147, the control of hazardous energy.
LT2T009-A5T provides overview or refresher training on safety procedures for the control of hazardous energy and work under the protection of a lockout/tagout permit. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.147, the control of hazardous energy.
MG5T036-F7T covers definitions and requirements for different kinds of machinery with regard to the machine guards and safety procedures including an overview of various guarding methods and terms. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.212, machine guarding requirements. Top of Page
Material Handling & Storage Procedures
MH4T070-F7T covers precautions and safe work practices for handling and storage of drums, compressed gas cylinders, flammable materials, slings, safe lifting techniques, and general safe handling procedures. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart n, materials handling and storage.
Ms3t029-f5t provides both workers and supervisors with a better understanding of how to interpret a material safety data sheet and describes specific requirements associated with msdss in the workplace. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910.1200, hazard communication.
OS2T007-F5T covers common hazards and safety practices for office environments including ergonomics, stress, hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, and emergency evacuation. The course identifies employer and employee responsibilities under the hazard communication standard and other applicable regulations, defines common terms and elements of various office safety programs, and specifies controls and work practices to reduce risk factors for office injuries.
Operating Effective Safety Committees
SC4T087-F6T safety programs benefit strongly from employee involvement and one of the best ways to achieve involvement is through forming a joint employee-management safety committee. This course covers the benefits of safety committees and recommendations for developing and operating effective committees. Primary regs: 5 subpart a 2, general duty clause. Top of Page
OSHA Investigations & Inspections
OH3T060-F5T covers how to prepare for and respond to an osha inspection starting with a strong safety and compliance program. Some of the many topics include: what actions can prompt inspections, what to expect in an inspection, how to respond to questions, how to provide documentation for review, your rights regarding confidential and proprietary information, steps in documenting the inspection, interviews of employees, hazard abatement expectations, responding to a citation, successful participation in informal conferences and settlement agreements, and others. Primary regs: osha 29cfr 1904 new, recording and reporting occupational injuries and illness
Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) PE2T043-F5T covers different types of personal protective equipment (ppe), when ppe is necessary, and the selection, use, and maintenance of ppe in the workplace including: how to don, doff, adjust, and wear ppe, specific ppe limitations, and the proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of ppe. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart i, personal protective equipment Top of Page
PE5T044-A7T provides awareness level or refresher training on the selection, use, and maintenance of personal protective equipment in the workplace.
Pollution Prevention Program
PP4T089-F6T instructs employees in general industry on the key elements a pollution prevention program including defining terms, reviewing causes of pollution, and recommending preventative measures and controls to limit the generation of pollution.
Preventing Discrimination In The Workplace
PD4T096-F6T defines what constitutes discrimination in the workplace and outlines the steps employers and employees can take to prevent and respond to it. The course helps all employees understand the impact that discrimination has on people and the work environment and that it is everyone’s responsibility to prevent discrimination.
Process Safety Management Program
PS4T088-F6T is designed to help employees and contractors who work at industrial process plants to recognize the potential health and safety implications associated with their jobs. This course provides training that can help prevent or minimize the consequences of a catastrophic release of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive highly hazardous chemicals (hhc) from a process.
RP4T016-F6T provides training on respiratory hazards, protection methods, and safe work practices designed to protect against hazardous airborne contaminants in the work environment. Coverage includes: employee and employer responsibilities, the operation, limitations, and capabilities of respirators, respirator selection procedures, proper respirator use and inspection, maintenance, cleaning, and storage practices, how to recognize respirator malfunction and the correct follow-up procedures. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart i, respiratory protection. Top of Page
Sexual Harassment (All Employees)
SH2T020-F7T is a comprehensive course designed for all employees. It defines sexual harassment, provides examples of what constitutes sexual harassment, and outlines the steps employees and employers can take to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in the workplace. [primary regs: title vii, civil rights act of 1964]
Sexual Harassment Awareness/Refresher
SH2T013-A5T is a 25-minute overview course designed to provides awareness or refresher training on recognizing and preventing sexual harassment, including examples of sexual harassment and steps employers and employees can take to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sexual Harassment Prevention for CA Supervisors, Part 1
SX4T022-F7T is the first of two course modules designed to meet the training requirements for supervisors under california bill ab 1825. This first module defines sexual harassment and outlines the steps you and your employer can take to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in your workplace. The course reviews the supervisor’s responsibilities in creating a workplace that is free from sexual harassment.
Sexual Harassment Prevention for CA Supervisors, Part 2
SX4T023-F7T “expanding and applying your knowledge” is the second of two course modules designed to meet the training requirements for supervisors under california bill ab 1825. This module is intended to expand on the fundamentals covered in part 1 and provides a deeper understanding of key terms and concepts associated with sexual harassment. It also provides opportunities to practice and apply the concepts learned.
Slips, Trips, and Falls
SL4T063-F6T preventing slips, trips, & falls provides training in how to recognize hazards and prevent accidents including the key components of ladder safety. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart d, walking-working surfaces; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart e, personal protective and life saving equipment; osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart f, powered platforms, man-lifts, and vehicle-mounted work platforms; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart l, scaffolds; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart m, fall protection; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart p, excavations; osha 29 cfr 1926 subpart x, stairways and ladders Top of Page
Spill Prevention & Control
SP3T059-F5T covers hazardous materials, spill control, and confinement methods including information about the safe handling, movement, and storage of hazardous materials. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart h, hazardous materials
SM4T085-F6T provides training in recognizing the signs of stress, defining its effects, learning how to control and relieve stress and developing skills for resolving conflict. The course helps you learn to manage and deal with everyday stressful situations in and out of the workplace.
TX4T080-F6T Covers Toxicology Basics And Protection From Chemical Exposure. It Provides Information On The Types Of Toxic Agents, Routes Of Entry Into The Body, Symptoms Of Exposure, Principles Of Chemical Exposure Limits, And Factors That Influence The Effects Of Chemical Exposure. Primary Regs: Osha 29 Cfr 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operations And Emergency Response
Trenching and Excavation
TR4T073-F6T covers required training related to the hazards and safety principles unique to trenching and excavating including: planning factors, site assessment, different types of excavation methods, confined space requirements, general safety principles, causes of excavation and trenching related fatalities, cave-in accidents, and recognizing hazards present during trenching and excavation work.
Universal Egress Safety
EG4T072-F6T covers information for both employees and supervisors on egress safety measures including: preparation for evacuation situations, recognizing egress hazards, safe housekeeping practices, training, emergency action planning, communicating the plan to all personnel, and enforcing the plan. The course outlines the different roles and responsibilities within the organization related to ensuring proper egress safety compliance for the facility.
WM4T057-F6T provides an overview on managing hazardous waste according to federal regulations including background on rcra and the pollution prevention act, recognizing when materials constitute a regulated hazardous waste, and information on generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal requirements. Primary regs: rcra (1976, amended 1984); pollution prevention act of 1990 Top of Page
Wl3t091-f6t covers the unique combination of safety and health hazards related to welding activities including arc welding and cutting, safety program elements, handling and storage of compressed gas cylinders, oxygen safety practices, use of ppe, fire prevention, ventilation, confined spaces, toxic coatings, and more. Primary regs: osha 29 cfr 1910 subpart q, welding, cutting & brazing.
Winter Driving Safety
WD4T068-F6T provides easy to follow driving techniques to increase your safety while operating a motor vehicle in adverse winter weather conditions. Coverage includes proper vehicle maintenance, recognizing and responding to varying weather conditions and hazards, defensive driving tips for winter driving, personal safety considerations, appropriate actions in a breakdown or accident situation.
Working in Extreme Temperatures
ET3T086-F5T provides training in identifying and avoiding hazards related to extreme temperature exposure on the job, including: recognizing symptoms of heat and cold-related illnesses, factors that affect the body’s ability to withstand temperature extremes, steps to reduce the risk of illness or injury, first aid measures for heat and cold-related illnesses, and precautions regarding to use of ppe in extreme temperature environments.
Working Safely: Job Safety Analysis (General)
JA4T084-F6T covers the purpose of safe work practices, assessment tools for identifying workplace hazards, job safety analysis (jsa), its methods, and steps, jsa control methods, effectiveness and limitations of each method, workplace inspection components, workplace housekeeping practices, and more. Top of Page
Working Safely: Job Safety Analysis (Supervisor)
JS4T084-F6T provides training for supervisors in identifying and controlling hazards on the job. The course is designed to help supervisors establish a safe work practices program and reduce the risk of injury from work place hazards. Coverage includes: hazard assessment tools, jsa methods and steps, jsa controls, the effectiveness and limitations of each method, workplace inspection components, workplace housekeeping practices, and more.
DV4T081-F7T helps workers understand and appreciate diversity in the workforce as it relates to things like attitudes toward authority, motivation and teamwork. Students will learn to appreciate opportunities resulting from a diverse workforce, understand the non-discrimination legislation, identify objectives for a diversity policy, and recognize the negative influences of stereotypes and attitudes.
Workplace Safety Orientation
SO4T074-F6T is ideal for new hires and workers needing an awareness-level orientation to basic industrial safety fundamentals. It provides an overview of general safety concepts and techniques used to protect workers and includes content covering: hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, lockout-tagout, confined space entry, ppe, emergency response planning, and respiratory protection.
WV4T064-F7T is designed for all employees and provides instruction on reducing the risks of becoming a victim of the second leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the u.s. it includes information on the environmental conditions to avoid, control strategies, and advice on recognizing warning signs and dealing with volatile situations. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety – Chemical Hygiene
LS3CH01-P7T is based on a powerpoint course providing an overview of the safety and health concerns common in laboratories. The coverage includes background on the Laboratory Safety Standard 29 CFR 1910.1450, the role of a Chemical Hygiene Plan, General Standard Operating Procedures, Occupational Exposure Limits (oels), Threshold Limit Values (tlvs), Material Safety Data Sheets, proper labeling, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals, hazardous waste management, bloodborne pathogens, and more.
Laboratory Safety – Corrosives
LS3CR02-P7T is based on a powerpoint course covering the hazards presented by corrosive chemicals found in the laboratory and the precautions that should be followed in the safe handling and storage of these agents, along with information on PPE usage and first aid procedures for exposure to corrosives. Corrosive burns are among the most common lab injuries. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety – Ergonomics
LS3ER03-P7T is based on a powerpoint course covering hazards and preventative measures to reduce risk of injury to joints, muscles, nerves, bones and tendons resulting from laboratory procedures requiring long, intensive tasks involving awkward and repetitive movements. Examples include: repetitive pipetting, keyboard and mouse use, microscopy, and micromanipulation. The course helps students: identify risk factors for cumulative trauma disorders, recognize specific ergonomic hazards, identify injury symptoms and understand control factors. Particular attention is given to common laboratory risk factors such as: forceful exertions, repetition, deviated posture, contact stresses and sustained static exertions.
Laboratory Safety – Flammables
LS3FL04-P7T is based on a powerpoint course covering fire hazards in the laboratory and proper safety precautions including handling and storage of flammable chemicals, chemical properties related to flammability (such as flash point, vapor pressure, vapor density, etc.), chemical compatibility, environmental considerations, Uniform Fire Code requirements, spill control techniques, fire extinguisher types, and the proper use of fire extinguishers.
Laboratory Safety – Fume Hoods
LS3FH05-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the proper use of fume hoods to reduce the risk of injury from inhalation of hazardous chemicals. Studies have shown that at least half the illnesses related to fume hoods are due to improper use of the hood rather than hood design. This course reviews different types of fume hoods and the design considerations related to safety including proper use of airfoils, baffles, and sashes. It also provides usage guidelines with photographs and handouts that can be printed for placement on the fume hood.
Laboratory Safety – Personal Protective Equipment
LS3PE10-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the proper selection and use of PPE in the laboratory. Even experienced employees can fail to adequately protect themselves by mistakenly using insufficient or inappropriate PPE. This course will enable the student to better understand the need for effective PPE, match the correct PPE to specific laboratory hazards, understand the limitations of PPE, and understand proper fit and usage.
Laboratory Safety – Physical Hazards
LS3PH07-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering laboratory hazards not directly related to chemicals, such as: electrical hazards, cuts and lacerations, slips, trips and falls, and miscellaneous hazards. Coverage includes recommendations for preventative measures and first aid tips for most minor accidents. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety – Pollution Prevention, an Introduction
LS3PP08-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course that presents practical and realistic advice for reducing the volume and toxicity of hazardous waste generated by laboratories based on EPA guidelines. The course focuses on low-cost, easy-to-implement pollution prevention techniques that can help lower waste disposal costs, improve health and safety conditions, and reduce regulatory requirements and liability. The course resources also include a complete Pollution Prevention Program template (LS3PT09-P7T) in the form of both a “fill in the blank” written plan and a customizable PowerPoint presentation covering the five steps of developing a P2 Program.
Laboratory Safety – Pressure Hazards
LS3PR11-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the hazards of pressurized or reduced pressure operations in the laboratory. The course identifies common pressure hazards and recommends safety precautions and equipment to help reduce risks of explosions, implosions, chemical hazards, and other pressure-related threats. It also reviews handling, use and storage of compressed gases and the safe operation of vacuum equipment.
Laboratory Safety – Radiation Safety
LS3RS06-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering basic radiation physics, biological effects of ionizing radiation, laboratory radiation protection procedures, and radiation safety rules and regulations. Completion of this series and a final exam will satisfy the basic training requirements for radiation workers as set forth in your Radioactive Materials License. Additional subjects include: radiation sources, atomic structure and radioactivity, health effects, radiation protection regulations, detection, exposure and contamination control, radioactive wastes, radiation instruments, radiation safety surveys, spills and emergency response, package receipt and classifications for transportation. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety – Reactives
LS3RE12-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the hazards of working with highly reactive chemicals that can produce violent reactions including the formation of highly toxic products (especially gases), development of high pressures or temperatures, spontaneous development of heat, or explosions. The categories of reactions covered include: self-polymerizations, reactions with water, pyrophorics, peroxide formation, incompatibles and oxidizers, shock sensitive chemicals, and high explosives. Information is presented about the special hazards, recommended handling, environmental precautions, and storage considerations for each category.
Laboratory Safety – Safety Equipment
LS3SE13-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the proper use common safety equipment found in the laboratory. The course includes information on selection, placement, maintenance, and use of fire extinguishers, eye wash stations, and emergency showers. Different types of fire extinguishers are reviewed along with factors to consider in making a decision on whether to fight a fire or evacuate and wait for help. A list of inspection items and general maintenance procedures is listed. The ANSI 358.1-1998 standard covering eye washes and emergency showers is covered, with information presented on flow, location, testing and inspection, temperatures, alarm systems, visibility and training requirements.
Laboratory Safety – Spill Control
LS3SC14-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering the hazards presented by spills of hazardous materials in the laboratory. The key to safety in the event of a spill is preparation, training, and prevention techniques. This course stresses all of these factors in preventing spills and in dealing with the emergency when a spill happens. Coverage includes preparation steps, being familiar with chemical hazards, use of appropriate equipment, emergency procedures, PPE, spill kits, and waste disposal. The course also helps students identify conditions where professional help should be summoned and outlines steps to cleaning a spill for those situations where lab personnel can safely clean up the spill. Top of Page
Laboratory Safety – Toxics
LS3TX15-P7T is based on a PowerPoint course covering toxicity hazards and safety precautions in the laboratory. The course helps learners understand toxicity terms and theory including the dose-response model, the effects of relative toxicity, concentration, and time of exposure, routes of entry into the body, LD50, LC50, TLV, TLV-TWA, TLV-STEL, STEL, PEL, IDLH, and more. The course also covers seven specific methods to minimize the risk of exposure to toxic chemicals in the lab.
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