osha specialty training topics

Safety & Health Specialty Training Topics

LSCI listed the most frequently requested specialty topics, so this is not a complete list. If your company needs training on something that is not listed below, please contact us!


24 Hour Fall Competent Person Fall Protection Training

OSHA’s fall protection standards, what it takes to develop a program, fall hazard recognition, how to protect yourself, elimination/controls methods, applicability of fall protection regulations, the responsibilities of designated persons, detailed inspection of equipment components and systems, fall protection rescue procedures, creating a safe working environment, hands on exercises and inspections. Read more here and message us for a quote today!

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.

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.

Forklift Train the Trainer

After completion of this course, the participants will be certified to train forklift operators. Includes refresher training, site specific training, operating hazards, stability triangle, combined actions, pre-operation inspection, nameplates, operating a lift truck, tipping, loading/unloading, traveling, ramps and railroad tracks, docks, parking, unattended fork trucks, and propane refueling.

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher

Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, safety and health plans, hazardous chemicals, safety hazards, air monitoring, medical surveillance, site control, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

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

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.

Working Around Concrete Safely

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