Some of the required OSHA Workplace Safety Programs would include:
A presentation of the history, physical characteristics, and various types of asbestos containing materials. Discussions also include presumed asbestos containing material, friable conditions, exposure protection, potential health effects, and medical monitoring programs.
Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness
This class provides an overview of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Topics include: Bloodborne diseases, blood and body fluid exposures in the work place, exposure control plans, universal precautions, personal protective clothing and equipment, vaccination considerations, and safe work practices. This is a must for OSHA Workplace Safety Programs in motels, hotels, rooming houses, hospitals and nursing homes.
Confined Space Awareness
A general program that introduces the participant to OSHA’s established regulatory requirements for permit required confined space entry. Topics include hazards associated with confined space entry, atmospheric testing and related procedures, and person protective equipment. Safe work practices should be discussed. This OSHA Workplace safety program applies to plumbers, electricians, cable installers, audio visual technicians.
Control of Hazardous Energy
This class emphasizes locking out all energy sources during maintenance operations. Energy sources include: but are not limited to, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and gravity. Elevator operators, engineers, electricians, amusement ride technicians.
Highlights OSHA’s construction standard for excavations and trenches. Topics would include hazards associated with excavations, access and egress, inspections, protective systems and employee safety for OSHA Workplace Safety Programs.
The program would review the construction regulations in 29 CFR 1926, subpart M. It examines conventional fall protection such as guardrail systems, safety net systems, and personal fall arrest systems. It should include rescue training.
Powered Industrial Trucks
Forklift Safety Awareness
This program is geared toward managers and supervisors. Students are provided an overview of the OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard. The program includes safe operating procedures, operator responsibilities, load handling considerations, and inspection and maintenance requirements. Including record keep required for OSHA workplace safety programs.
Four Hour Defensive Driving Course
The overall objective of this course is to increase awareness of and the need for, defensive driving for employers and employees who operate motor vehicles on public roads as part of their businesses. This is accomplished within a classroom environment by providing attendees with an increased awareness of the risks and hazards associated with adverse driving conditions and providing techniques to reduce theos risks. If you take this class directly from OSHA attendees can receive a National Safety Council DDC-4 course completion card.
The presentation should provide an overview of the written hazard communication requirements. Topics covered will include: labeling, inventory, and material safety data sheets and training. You should discuss physical and chemical properties of hazardous substances, potential health hazards, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) terminology.
Hearing Conservation Program
This OSHA workplace safety program introduces the student to fundamentals of noise, causes of hearing loss, requirements of OSHA’s noise regulation, and how to choose proper methods of noise control
Introduction to OSHA
Every employee in orientation must receive awareness training for OSHA workplace safety programs. It will familiarize the participant with the purpose and history of the OSHA act, functions of the enforcement section, functions of the consultation section, and sources of the occupational safety and health standards.
OSHA Injury and Illness record keeping “OSHA 300 log”
This presentation covers employer injury ad illness record keeping requirements of the OSH act of 1970. The discussion will include OSHA’s basic record keeping requirements outlined in 29 SCR 1904, injury and illness reordering criteria, record able and non-record able injury and illness determination, record keeping forms and their maintenance, and posting requirements. This is a must for Human Resources employees (HR) to support the requirements of the Safety Officer under OSHA workplace safety programs.
Respiratory Protection Awareness
An introduction to OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134. This class focuses on the scope, application and organization of the standard. The class provides a brief overview of the requirements of a respirator program, medical evaluation, fit testing protocols, training requirements and selected definitions. This is an annual program training under OSHA’s workplace safety programs for carpenters who will be working to remove walls that contain mold or asbestos. Any abatement company must train their employees. Medical examination of the employee is required before they can be trained and wear a respirator for their protection.
Workplace Violence Awareness
This class is normally a full day class giving a comprehensive overview of violent behavior in the workplace. Participants are introduced to the dimensions of violence and aggression, and the precursors to workplace violence. Regulatory measures and OSHA’s commitment to combating violence in the workplace are discussed. Discussions also focus on: categories of violent behavior, fundamental concepts of physical security, and a systems approach to target hardening and prevention -reduction strategies. Every manager, supervisor and security officer in your employment should be trained for this OSHA workplace safety program.
Written Workplace Safety Program
Discusses the need for an effective written OSHA workplace safety program, your states requirement for such a program, and the various activities required to comply with the program’s six major elements. The elements are: responsibilities, hazard identification, training, accident investigation, enforcement, and safety committees.