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Cold Stress in the Workplace

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

The National Weather Service averages that 34 people died by cold weather in 2010. While working in extreme weather, special precautions should be considered in order to keep workers warm and productive.If cold stress is a concern at your workplace, this course will give your employees the knowledge on how to stay warm and reduce the risk of ...

Compressed Gas Safety

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

Compressed gas is a substance that is a gas at normal room temperature and pressure is contained in a cylinder. The cylinders usually hold a large volume of gas which spin out of control, cause frostbite, or cause suffocation if the cylinder is damaged. Additional hazards include explosive, toxic, corrosive, and cryogenic dangers. Special storage ...

Confined Space Awareness

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

According to data collected by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program, fatal injuries in confined spaces fluctuated from a low of 81 in 1998 to a high of 100 in 2000 during the five-year period, averaging 92 fatalities per year. Confined spaces include, but are ...

Excavation and Trenching

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data show that 271 workers died in trenching or excavation cave-ins from 2000 through 2006. OSHA and NIOSH recommend engineering controls, protective equipment, and safe work practices to minimize hazards for workers.Upon completion of the course, the learner will display the ability to recognize the ...

Hand and Power Tool Safety

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

Upon completion of this learning event, employees will demonstrate knowledge of the importance of hand and power tool safety. Employees will learn the common hazards of different types of hand and power tools including: electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and abrasive-wheel tools.

Hazard Communication

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

OSHA regulations on Hazard Communications are put in place to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are evaluated and that information concerning the hazards are given to employers and employees. This transmittal of information is to be accomplished by means of comprehensive hazard communication programs, which are to ...

Hearing Conservation

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

Thirty million American workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels and of those, ten million will suffer from hearing loss. This course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills needed to protect hearing while in the field.The course covers the training requirements for hearing protection as stated in 1910.95(k). Some ...

Hot Work/ARC Welding

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

Hot work is any work that involves burning, welding, using fire, or anything that produces a source of ignition. Workers performing hot work such as welding, cutting, brazing, soldering, and grinding are exposed to the risk of fires from ignition of flammable or combustible materials in the space. This course covers the general hazards and PPE of ...

Incident Investigation

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that there were 117 cases per 10,000 full time workers for non-fatal occupational injuries or illness in 2009. OSHA states that all incidents, whether a near miss or actual injury related event, should be investigated. OSHA sates that no one should investigate incidents without appropriate accident ...

Indoor Air Quality

by SafetySkills     based in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (USA)

The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools, and other workplaces is important not only for workers' comfort but also for their health. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been tied to symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, and trouble concentrating.Diseases have been linked to specific air contaminants and indoor environments such as asthma ...

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