GENERAL AWARENESS OSHA TRAINING TOPICS

GENERAL AWARENESS OSHA TRAINING TOPICS2018-08-30T17:40:01+00:00

Arc Flash Safety

Electrical hazards, safety principles, training, de-energizing, working near live parts, live-work permit system, limits of approach, and PPE.

Asbestos Awareness

Topics include what asbestos is and where it can be found, health effects of exposure, lung cancer, mesothelioma, determining factors for disease, and proper asbestos removal procedures.

Back Injury Prevention

Anatomy of the back, proper mechanics, leading injury factors, back injuries, safe standing techniques, safe sitting techniques, lifting, material handling equipment, back health, and back injury prevention stretches.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Exposure control plans, how exposure occurs, universal precautions, engineering and work practice controls, PPE, housekeeping, regulated waste, Hepatitis B vaccination requirements, what to do if exposure has occurred, biohazard warning labels, training requirements, and medical recordkeeping requirements.

Concrete Safety

Exposure and hazards, statistics, long term exposure, recognizing exposure, prevention, skin conditions, proper use of PPE, hygiene, and working safely around cement.

Confined Space Safety

Categories of confined spaces, hazards, hazardous atmospheres (flammable, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxygen deprivation), welding, cutting, and heating, ventilation, properties of gases, and rescue.

Construction Crane

Hazards, parts of a crane, types of cranes, pre-use planning, competent person, load capacity, speed, lifting principles, improper loads, power lines, hand signals, swing radius, operator visibility, suspended loads, boom angle (USE), supporting surface, and annual inspections.

Electrical Safety in Construction

The dangers of electricity, injuries, shock, burns, falls, control of electrical hazards, grounding, GFCI’s, electrical protective devices, power tool requirements, tool safety tips, temporary lighting, lockout/tagout, wet conditions.

Elevator Safety

Hazards, employee responsibilities, mechanic in charge responsibilities, PPE, fall protection, pits safety, confined spaces, evaluating confined spaces, and hoisting and rigging.

Emergency First Aid

Priorities of the first responder, bleeding, shock, sprains and strains, dislocations and factors, poisoning.

Fall Arrest Safety

Fall prevention vs. fall protection, hazard recognition, types and components of fall protection, uses for personal fall arrest, the ABCs of a personal fall arrest system, equipment inspection, and rescue plans.

Fire Safety

 Emergency action plans, basic requirements of exit routes, fire prevention plans, fire hazards, fire extinguishers (including types of extinguishers, classifications, fire tetrahedron, ratings, maintenance & inspection, training & education requirements, PASS method), and fire response.

Hazard Communication

Chemical labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), and written program requirements.

HAZWOPER Awareness

Types of hazardous waste, hazards, regulatory guidelines (RCRA, CERCLA, Superfund, SARA Title III), HAZWOPER standard, how to determine if waste is hazardous, and health effects of exposure.

Hearing Safety

Hearing Safety- Area noise measurements, action level, engineering controls, administrative controls, PPE, types of PPE, and proper use.

Heat Stress

Factors leading to heat stress, symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stress, prevention, and how to treat heat related illness.

Hexavalent Chromium

What Chromium IV is and where it is produced, exposure statistics, exposure routes, health effects, carcinogenic effects, engineering controls, PPE, recordkeeping, methods of compliance, respirators, and exposure monitoring.

Hot Work Permit Training

Topics include examples of hot work, fire potential, hot work permits, safety precautions, fire watch, hot work completion, and hazards associated with hot work.

Ladder Safety

Types of ladders, ladder construction, proper ladder procedures, improper use, climbing safety, ladder hazards, using ladders as working platform, ladder inspections, unsafe ladders, and proper ladder storage.

Laser Safety

Fundamentals of laser operation, types of laser hazards, control measures, protective eyewear, and common signs and labels.

Lead Awareness

Routes of exposure, effects of lead exposure, exposure limit, methods of paint removal, safe work practices, disposal methods, training requirements, and recordkeeping.

Lock Out/Tag Out (Control of Hazardous Energy)

Types of hazardous energy, hazards, when LO/TO is needed, energy isolation devices, general awareness, why LO/TO is necessary, program requirements, energy control procedures, lockout devices, shift changes, types of machine guards, and maintenance requirements.

Machine Guarding on Saws

The purpose of machine guarding, types of machine guarding, and the hazards and guarding for different types of saws such as table, band, chop, straight line, radial, miter, etc.

Office Safety

Office safety concerns, work stations, chairs & desks, computers, stacking and storage, lighting, electrical safe guards, security, lifting, slips, trips, falls, stairs, and office machines.

Overhead Crane – General Industry

Hazards, part of a crane, proper operation, improper loads, capacity, pre-use inspection, daily inspections, crane limits, and visual inspections.

Power Hand Tool Safety

Hazards, good practices, guarding, inspections, general precautions, types of power tools, guarding requirements, and basic rules for power tool safety.

Powered Industrial Trucks

Operating hazards, stability triangle, pre-operation inspections, operation, mounting and dismounting, loading/unloading, parking, and what to do if forklift tips over.

PPE

Employer and employee responsibilities, examples (including head, eye, face, foot, hand, and respiratory protection), and when PPE is necessary.

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Fall prevention plans, vision, lighting, elevated platforms, parking lots and sidewalks, accessing equipment/machinery, and housekeeping.

Respiratory

Training covers: hazards, types of respirators, limitations, fit-tests & seal-checks, inspection & care of respirators, facial hair.

Scaffold Safety

Hazards, types of scaffolds, elements of safe construction, proper use, inspections, fall protection, guardrails, fall arrest systems, requirements, falling object protection, overhead power lines, scaffold support examples, platform construction, and training requirements.

Silica Awareness

What silica is and where it can be found, silica exposure, silicosis, and how to protect against silica exposure.

Steel Erection Safety

Who it applies to, key provisions, site layout, hoisting and rigging, column anchorage, beams and columns, double connection, open web steel joists, assembly, fall protection, and training.

Trenching and Excavating Competent Person

General statistics, golden rule, definitions, public safety, plans, underground structures, inspections, soil mechanics, stresses and deformations, determining soil type, sloping, line locator, shoring, trench shields, access/egress, and closing excavations and trenches.

Walking Working Surfaces

Slips, trips, and falls; housekeeping; aisles and passageways, covers and guardrails, floor loading protection, floor openings, guarding floor openings, wall openings, open sided floors and platforms, stairways, ladders, and scaffolding.