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Safety Courses

training & business skills

 with Christopher Whitworth

short description:
Various Courses in Construction and Industrial Safety
long description:
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.

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.

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, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and written program requirements.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trench Safety - Hazards, sloping and benching, trench boxes, soil and classification types, signs of soil distress, and hazardous atmospheres.

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.

credits obtained:
minimum class size:
Mon-Sat, Noon to Midnight
fee comments:
Fees dependant on course
 session structure





Safety Courses

live session

Various Courses in Construction and Industrial Safety

1h 0m

total duration: 1h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: Duration varies dependent on course

discussion forums: 1

Available to book on the following pre-scheduled starting dates:

start: (GMT) 18 September 2011 17:30 internet time: @771 | view full details |

languages: English
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 50US$  (500lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States

Christopher Whitworth

description of :
I truly enjoy sharing with others what I have learned over the years and through my own profesional education to advance them further.
Teacher's qualifications:
OSHA Authorized Instructor; MS Occupational Safety and HEalth
's preferred teaching style:
Very active, fun teacher that uses humor and student participation to enhance the learning process.

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