Is not being in compliance with OSHA Regulations costing your organization?
According to the United States Department of Labor, businesses spend $170 billion a year on costs associated with work-related injuries and illnesses. This can contribute to decreased employee morale, reduced productivity, and higher on-the-job stress, while leading to increased workers' comp claims, higher insurance premiums, retraining costs, absenteeism, and lower-quality products and services.
Workers whose employers take steps to protect their health, fitness, and safety on the job are more likely to report job satisfaction, enjoy a higher quality of life, contribute a more optimistic, enthusiastic outlook, and interact positively with peers and superiors.
Welcome and Overview of the Week's Training
- Employers covered by the OSHA Act
- Exclusions from coverage
- OSHA Training Institute Introduction to OSHA. Note: This module includes materials mandated by OSHA
- What this OSHA training means to you
- Employee’s rights under OSHA
- Employer’s responsibilities under OSHA
- Types of OSHA standards and how they are organized
- How OSHA inspections are conducted
- Internal and external resources you can rely on for help
Safety and Health
- Safety and health programs within the workplace
- Management leadership and employee involvement
- Workplace analysis
- Hazard prevention and control
- Safety and health training
- Job safety analysis
- Ergonomics — definition, risk factors in the employee and the task
- Controlling ergonomic risk factors
- Workplace violence
Record Keeping and Reporting
- Reporting procedures to follow for deaths or multiple hospitalizations
- Record keeping 29 CFR, part 1904, including:
- Partial exemptions for employers with 10 or fewer employees
- Partial exemptions for certain industries
- General recording criteria for:
- Needlestick and sharps injuries
- State record-keeping regulations
- Medical removal cases
- Occupational hearing loss
- Records retention and updating
- State record-keeping regulations
Inspections, Citations and Penalties
- The inspection process — how it works, OSHA priorities and inspection results
- Employer options after an OSHA inspection
- The different types of violations
- Penalty abatement factors
- Posting requirements
- How to contest citations after an inspection
- Follow-up inspections and failure to abate
- Employer discrimination
- Providing false information
Walking and Working Surfaces
- Guarding holes as well as floor and wall openings
- Fixed industrial stairs
- Ladders: portable metal, wood and fixed
- Safety requirements for scaffolding
- Manually propelled mobile ladder stands and scaffolds
- Other working surfaces
- Fall Protection in General Industry
- Emergency eye washes and showers
- First aid trained first responders
- Elements of a successful exposure control plan
- Communication of hazards to employees through signs and labels
- How to determine an employee’s exposure
- Sharps disposal containers
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Universal precautions and general safe work practices
- Immunization and post-exposure follow-up program
Personal Protective Equipment
- Scope, application and definitions
- Protection of eye and face
- Respiratory protection
- Head protection
- Foot protection
- Hand and body protection
- Lifesaving equipment
- Personal fall arrest systems
- Positioning device systems
Materials Handling and Storage
- General materials handling
- Putting together a powerful industrial truck training program
Permit-Required Confined Spaces
- Non-permit spaces
- Permit-required spaces
- General requirements
- Required forms of warning
- Written entry permit program
- Pre-entry atmospheric testing
- Required ventilation
- Safe permit space entry operations
- Purpose, scope and application of a lockout/ tagout program
- Materials and hardware: lockout/tagout devices, requirements and criteria
- Application of energy control devices
- Basic steps in controlling energy
- Preparing for shutdown
- Shutting down machinery and equipment
- Applying and removing lockout/tagout devices
- Verifying machinery or equipment isolation
- Basic steps for release from lockout/tagout
- Inspection of machinery and equipment
- Positions affected and other workers
- Remove lockout/tagout devices
- Release after long-term shutdown
- Contractors, group lockout/tagout and shift changes
- Employee training and communication
- Evaluating written energy-control procedures
- Reviewing lockout and tagout procedures
- General requirements for all machines
- Abrasive wheel machinery
- Mechanical power presses
- Hand and portable powered tools and other hand-held equipment
- Welding, cutting and brazing
- Oxygen-fuel gas welding and cutting, arc welding and resistance welding
- Required monitoring of occupational noise exposure
- Required audiometric testing
- Required hearing protection
- Exposure and testing records retention
- Accident and incident investigation
- Types of investigations, investigative techniques and investigative procedures
- Flammable and combustible liquids
- Compressed gases
- Safety management of highly hazardous chemicals
- Hazardous waste operations and emergency response
Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection
- Fire prevention plans and detection systems
- Employee alarm systems
- Fire Brigades
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Standpipe and hose systems
- The minimum elements of an emergency action plan
- Exit routes
- Electric utilization systms
- General requirements
- Wiring design and protection
- Wiring methods, components and equipment
- Specific purpose equipment and installations
- Hazardous (classified) locations
- Special systems
- Selection and use of work practices
- Use of equipment
- Safeguards for personnel protection
- Purpose of the standard
- Hazard assessment
- Elements and accessibility of the written plan
- Hazardous chemical inventory listing
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
- Hazard assessment for non-routine tasks
- Work performed by outside contractors
- Non-labeled pipes
- Records retention
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