Health, Safety and Environment

Regulatory Compliance

The Regulatory Compliance Training Series helps organizations comply with important regulations - HAZCOM, GHS, DOT, HAZMAT and more

All of the courses are updated regularly to keep up with changes in the standards themselves.

The courses are divided into a number of logical sections, each with its own quiz, so information is easily understood. The interactive formats allow trainers to collect employee performance information which can be organized through a powerful relational database and provides recordkeeping and tracking report capabilities.

The DVD programs contain a Presenter’s Guide, Employee Quizzes, Scheduling and Attendance Forms, and Training Certificates.

Languages: Programs are available in English and Spanish.

Formats: Web-based E-Learning / DVD / Micro Learning (3-5 minute courses) / Adaptive Learning

Regulatory Compliance Training Programs

Regulatory Compliance

The Aerial Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments: Types of Lifts and Their Hazards course is the first of a of a two-part series that has been designed to meet OSHA’s training requirements in their Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) standard. The course discusses different types of aerial lifts, the hazards that you can encounter when using an aerial lift and the safety standards that to follow when working with or near an aerial lift.

Topics Covered

  • OSHA and ANSI Standards for MEWPs
  • Creating a Safe Use Program for Aerial Lifts
  • Training Requirements for Operators and Occupants of Lifts
  • Identifying and Avoiding Hazards Associated with Aerial Lifts

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • OSHA, ANSI and the MEWPs Standard
  • Developing a Safe Use Program
  • Types of Lifts and Required Training
  • Hazards Associated with Aerial Lifts

The Aerial Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments: Working With And Around a Lift course is the second of a two-part series that has been designed to meet OSHA’s training requirements in their Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) standard. The course discusses how to inspect an aerial lift, how to prepare to use a lift, how to operate an aerial lift and how to work on the ground near a lift safely.

Topics Covered

  • Criteria for Inspecting MEWPs and the Areas Around Them
  • Equipment and Safe Work Practices to Prepare an Aerial Lift for Use
  • Procedures to Follow When Raising a Lift
  • Safely Lowering the Work Platform of a Lift
  • Hazards Associated with Working on the Ground Near an Aerial Lift

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Inspecting an Aerial Lift and Its Worksite
  • Preparing to Use a Lift
  • Operating an Aerial Lift
  • Wrapping Up Your Work with a Lift
  • Working on the Ground Near an Aerial Lift

The Asbestos Awareness course provides employees with this important information, and also helps employers comply with the training requirements of the OSHA Asbestos Standard.

Topics Covered

  • Asbestos: miracle and menace
  • The health effects of asbestos
  • Thermal system insulation
  • Surfacing materials, floor and ceiling tiles
  • Protective equipment and safe work practices
  • Decontamination and medical surveillance

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Asbestos: Miracle and Menace
  • The Health Effects of Asbestos
  • Types of Asbestos Hazards
  • Thermal System Insulation
  • Surfacing Materials, Flooring and Ceiling Tiles
  • Protective Equipment and Safe Work Practices
  • Decontamination and Medical Surveillance

The Bloodborne Pathogens in Commercial and Industrial Facilities course provides this essential information while assisting commercial and industrial organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

Topics Covered

  • Bloodborne Pathogens: HIV and Hepatitis
  • Infection and the Exposure Control Plan
  • Methods of exposure control
  • Personal protection and vaccination
  • Housekeeping and Regulated Waste
  • Accidental exposure procedures

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • HIV and Hepatitis
  • Infection and the Exposure Control Plan
  • Methods of Exposure Control
  • Personal Protection and Vaccination
  • Housekeeping and Regulated Waste
  • Accidental Exposure

The Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments course provides this essential information while assisting first responder organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

Topics Covered

  • HIV, Hepatitis and sources of infection
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Biohazard labeling
  • Reducing the risk of exposure
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hepatitis vaccinations
  • Post-exposure procedures

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • HIV, Hepatitis and Sources of Infection
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Labeling
  • Reducing Exposure: Work Practices
  • Reducing Exposure: Housekeeping
  • Reducing Exposure: Materials and Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Vaccination
  • Accidental Exposure
  • Post Exposure Procedures

The Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities course provides this essential information while assisting healthcare organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

Topics Covered

  • HIV, Hepatitis and sources of infection
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Biohazard labeling
  • Reducing the risk of exposure
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hepatitis vaccination
  • Post-exposure procedures

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • HIV, Hepatitis and Sources of Infection
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Labeling
  • Reducing Exposure: Work Practices
  • Reducing Exposure: Housekeeping
  • Reducing Exposure: Materials and Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Vaccination
  • Accidental Exposure
  • Post Exposure Procedures

The Confined Space Entry course provides employees with the information they need to stay safe in Permit Spaces and helps employers stay in compliance with OSHA requirements for general industry or construction type work.

Topics Covered

  • Reducing risk with a Permit Space Program
  • The Entry Permit
  • Testing for hazardous atmospheres
  • Making a space as safe as possible
  • A step-by-step approach to safe entry
  • Attendants and evacuation
  • Special situations

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Reducing Risk with a Permit Space Program
  • The Entry Permit
  • Testing for Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Making a Space as Safe as Possible
  • A Step-by-Step Approach to Safe Entry
  • Attendants and Evacuation
  • Some Special Situations

The DOT Cargo Securement module discusses the goals of the DOT’s Cargo Securement Standard, the requirements that the Standard places on motor carriers and drivers, and what drivers should do to ensure that the cargo on the truck they are driving stays securely in place when they’re on the road.

Topics Covered

  • The DOT Cargo Securement Standard
  • Securement Systems
  • Working with Load Limits
  • Loading and Restraining Cargo

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The DOT Cargo Securement Standard
  • Securement System
  • Working with Load Limits
  • Loading and Restraining Cargo

To help ensure that drivers of commercial vehicles stay drug and alcohol-free behind the wheel, the Federal Transportation Employee Testing Act requires motor carriers to establish rigorous drug and alcohol testing programs.

The Drug and Alcohol Testing for CDL Drivers course discusses this requirement and how it affects transportation employees, reviews the testing process itself, what happens if a driver tests positive for a substance and how to get help for a drug or alcohol problem.

Topics Covered

  • DOT/FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Regulations
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Basics
  • How Drug and Alcohol Tests are Conducted
  • Removal and Return-to-Duty
  • Substance Abuse: Getting Help

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • DOT/FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Regulations
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Basics
  • How Drug and Alcohol Tests Are Conducted
  • Removal and Return-to-Duty
  • Substance Abuse: Getting Help

Created specifically to fulfill the DOT’s General Awareness training requirement, the DOT HAZMAT General Awareness course discusses the regulations and how they affect each stage of the transportation process, as well as what employees can do to help prevent HAZMAT incidents from occurring.

Topics Covered

  • The hazardous materials regulations
  • Training requirements
  • Hazardous materials in the workplace
  • Shipping Papers and the Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Packing and loading hazardous materials
  • Shipping and Unloading hazardous materials

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Training Requirements
  • Hazardous Materials in the Workplace
  • Shipping Papers and the Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Packing and Loading Hazardous Materials
  • Shipping and Unloading Hazardous Materials

Created specifically to fulfill the DOT’s Safety Training requirement, the DOT HAZMAT Safety Training course provides the information employees need to help prevent HAZMAT incidents from occurring.

Topics Covered

  • DOT HAZMAT regulations and training
  • HAZMAT labels, placards and hazard classes
  • Shipping Papers and emergency response information
  • Using the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Shipping and receiving HAZMATs
  • HAZMAT emergencies and exposure

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • DOT HAZMAT Regulations and Training
  • HAZMAT Labels, Placards and Hazard Classes
  • Shipping Papers and Emergency Response Information
  • Using the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Shipping and Receiving HAZMATs
  • HAZMAT Emergencies and Exposure

The DOT Hours of Service course discusses the Department of Transportation’s Hours of Service regulations, what the regulations themselves require, and what drivers need to do to comply with them.

Topics Covered

  • An Overview of the Regulations
  • Keeping Track of Your Time
  • 14-Hour Duty and 11-Hour Driving Limits
  • 60-Hour/7-Day and 70-Hour/8-Day Limits
  • Using the Sleeper Berth Provision

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • An Overview of the Regulations
  • Keeping Track of Your Time
  • 14-Hour Duty and 11-Hour Driving Limits
  • 60-Hour/7-Day and 70-Hour/8-Day Limits
  • Using the Sleeper Berth Provision

Created specifically to comply with the DOT’s Security Awareness training requirement, the DOT HAZMAT Security Awareness course discusses what employees can do to help prevent theft, hijacking and sabotage of HAZMATs by terrorists.

Topics Covered

  • The need for HAZMAT security training
  • Understanding internal threats
  • Securing HAZMATs and the facility
  • Preparing to ship hazardous materials
  • Protecting HAZMAT shipments
  • Unloading HAZMAT shipments

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Need for HAZMAT Security Training
  • Understanding Internal Threats
  • Securing HAZMATs and the Facility
  • Preparing to Ship Hazardous Materials
  • Protecting HAZMAT Shipments
  • Unloading HAZMAT Shipments

Created specifically to comply with the DOT’s In-Depth Security Training requirement, the DOT In-Depth HAZMAT Security Training course discusses what employees can do to help prevent theft, hijacking and sabotage of HAZMATs by terrorists.

Topics Covered

  • The DOT HAZMAT security regulations
  • Creating a security plan.
  • Preventing unauthorized access
  • The fundamentals of safe shipping
  • Protecting HAZMATs while they are en route
  • Receiving shipments of hazardous materials

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The DOT HAZMAT Security Regulations
  • Creating a Security Plan
  • The Need for Personnel Security
  • Preventing Unauthorized Access
  • The Fundamentals of Safe Shipping
  • Protecting HAZMATs En Route
  • Receiving Shipments of Hazardous Materials

This course has been created to satisfy the DOT’s 2-Hour Reasonable Suspicion training requirements. The module discusses the Department of Transportation’s drug and alcohol regulations, the concept of reasonable suspicion, situations that justify reasonable suspicion testing, signs that an employee may be using drugs, and the procedures that managers and supervisors should use to administer reasonable suspicion testing fairly and effectively.

Topics Covered

  • DOT/FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Regulations
  • An Overview of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • What Makes Suspicion Reasonable?
  • General Signs of Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Signs of Drug Abuse
  • Physical Signs of Drug Abuse

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • DOT/FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Regulations
  • An Overview of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • What Makes Suspicion Reasonable?
  • General Signs of Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Signs of Drug Use
  • Physical Signs of Drug Use

This course has been created to satisfy the DOT’s 2-Hour Reasonable Suspicion training requirements. The module discusses the behavioral and physical signs that someone has been drinking, how alcohol and drug tests are conducted, the Removal-From-Work and Return-To-Duty processes.

Topics Covered

  • Behavioral Signs of Alcohol Abuse
  • Physical Signs of Alcohol Abuse
  • Approaching the Employee
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Basics
  • How Drug and Alcohol Tests Are Conducted
  • Removal and Return-to-Duty
  • Getting Help for Substance Abuse

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Behavioral Signs of Alcohol Abuse
  • Physical Signs of Alcohol Abuse
  • Approaching the Employee
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Basics
  • How Drug and Alcohol Tests Are Conducted
  • Removal and Return-To-Duty
  • Getting Help for Substance Abuse

The Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Testing Overview for Managers and Supervisors course discusses the concept of reasonable suspicion, the types of situations that justify reasonable suspicion testing, and the procedures that managers and supervisors should use to administer it fairly and effectively.

Topics Covered

  • An Overview of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • What Makes Suspicion, Reasonable
  • Recognizing Signs of Substance Abuse
  • Approaching the Employee

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • An Overview of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • What Makes Suspicion, Reasonable
  • Recognizing Signs of Substance Abuse
  • Approaching the Employee

The Driving Defensively for CDL/Large Vehicle Drivers: Handling Adverse Conditions course discusses how drivers can prepare for and drive defensively when encountering bad weather, work zones, distracted and aggressive drivers.

Topics Covered

  • Driving Safely in Bad Weather
  • Handling a Blowout
  • Sharing the Road with Other Trucks and Buses
  • Dealing with Distracted and Aggressive Drivers
  • Pedestrians, Work Zones and Emergency Situations

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Driving Safely in Bad Weather
  • Handling a Blowout
  • Sharing the Road with Other Trucks and Buses
  • Dealing with Distracted and Aggressive Drivers
  • Pedestrians, Work Zones and Emergency Situations

The Driving Defensively for CDL/Large Vehicle Drivers: The Basics course explains how truckers can prepare and defend themselves from other drivers and driving hazards such as low visibility, work zones and pedestrians.

Topics Covered

  • The Mental Side of Driving Defensively
  • Preparing for Your Trip
  • Hitting the Road
  • Using Your Headlights
  • Negotiating Curves and Downgrades
  • Right-of-Way, Lane Control and Passing
  • Turns and Intersections

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Mental Side of Driving Defensively
  • Preparing for Your Trip
  • Hitting the Road
  • Using Your Headlights
  • Negotiating Curves and Downgrades
  • Right-of-Way, Lane Control and Passing
  • Turns and Intersections

Existing OSHA, SARA Title III, and numerous state regulations call for all facilities to meet a number of Emergency Preparedness/Crisis Management requirements. These include:

  • That every facility have an Emergency Plan that spells out what is to be done in case of an emergency.
  • Committee and emergency response groups such as the police, fire department and others.

The Emergency Planning course assists facilities in complying with these regulations and helps them prepare for potential emergency situations.

Topics Covered:

  • The emergency planning process
  • The threat of terrorism
  • Your role in emergency planning
  • Emergency action drills – the process
  • Emergency action drills – playing your part

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Planning Process
  • The Threat of Terrorism
  • Your Role in Emergency Planning
  • Emergency Action Drills – the Process
  • Emergency Action Drills – Playing Your Part

The Forklift Safety: Industrial Counterbalance Lift Trucks course introduces employees to the forklift they’ll be using, explains its capabilities and limitations, and shows them how to operate and maintain it properly.

Topics Covered

  • What makes forklifts different
  • Driving a forklift safely
  • Using the mast and forks
  • Operating safely in the workplace
  • Inspecting a forklift
  • Refueling and recharging safely

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • What Makes Forklifts Different
  • Driving a Forklift Safely
  • Using the Mast and Forks
  • Operating Safely in the Workplace
  • Inspecting a Forklift
  • Refueling and Recharging Safely

The Forklift/Powered Industrial Truck Safety course gives employees the information they need to work safely with this equipment, while helping employers comply with OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck Standard.

Topics Covered

  • OSHA training requirements
  • Types of powered industrial trucks
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Lifting a load with a forklift
  • A forklift’s stability and handling

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • OSHA Training Requirements
  • Types of Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Operating Conditions
  • Lifting a Load with a Forklift
  • A Forklift’s Stability and Handling
  • Driving Forklift Safety

The GHS Container Labels course discusses the HAZCOM Standard, the advantages of the GHS, and how the information on HAZMAT container labels can help employees to work safely with hazardous materials.

Topics Covered

  • The goals of the Hazard Communication Standard
  • The benefits of the GHS system
  • GHS hazard pictograms
  • The text elements of GHS container labels

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Goals of Hazard Communication
  • The Benefits of the GHS System
  • GHS Pictograms
  • Text Elements of GHS Labels

The Introduction to GHS (The Globally Harmonized System) course reviews what the Globally Harmonized System is, why OSHA adopted the GHS, and the phase-in dates for implementing the GHS.

Topics Covered

  • What is the Globally Harmonized System?
  • Why Did OSHA adopt the GHS?
  • Hazard classification
  • The Safety Data Sheet
  • Container labeling (text elements)
  • Container labeling (pictograms)
  • Information and training
  • GHS phase-in dates

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • What is the Globally Harmonized System?
  • Why Did OSHA Adopt the GHS?
  • Hazard Classification
  • The Safety Data Sheet
  • Container Labeling (Text Elements)
  • Container Labeling (Pictograms)
  • Information and Training
  • GHS Phase-In Dates

Created specifically to assist facilities in complying with the employee training requirements of OSHA’s newly adopted GHS regulations, these products discuss the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to GHS (The Globally Harmonized System)
  • GHS Safety Data Sheets
  • GHS Container Labeling

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Introduction to GHS (The Globally Harmonized System)
  • GHS Safety Data Sheets
  • GHS Container Labeling

The GHS Safety Data Sheets course discusses the types of information that Safety Data Sheets contain, how they present that information, and how employees can use them to work safely with HAZMATs.

Topics Covered

  • SDSs, hazard communication and the Globally Harmonized System
  • Materials and the hazards that are associated with them
  • How to respond effectively to a HAZMAT emergency
  • Handling and storing hazardous materials
  • Important technical information about HAZMATs

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Hazard Communication, the Globally Harmonized System and Safety Data Sheets
  • Materials and Their Hazards
  • Responding to HAZMAT Emergencies
  • Handling and Storing Hazardous Materials
  • Important Technical Information

The Hazard Communication in Auto Service Facilities course introduces employees to Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in auto service environments.

Topics Covered

  • GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
  • Toxins, corrosives and irritants
  • Flammables, combustibles and gases
  • Carcinogens and radiation
  • Exposure situations
    Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
  • Spills and cleanup

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Safety Data Sheets, Container Labels and the Written Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives and Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles and Gases
  • Carcinogens and Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Storage
  • Spills and Cleanup

The Hazard Communication in Healthcare Facilities course introduces employees to the Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in healthcare environments.

Topics Covered

  • GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
  • Toxins, corrosives and irritants
  • Flammables, combustibles and gases
  • Carcinogens and radiation
  • Exposure situations
  • Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
  • Spills and cleanup

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Safety Data Sheets, Container Labels and the Written Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives and Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles and Gases
  • Carcinogens and Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Storage
  • Spills and Cleanup

The Hazard Communication in Cleaning and Maintenance Operations course introduces employees to the Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in cleaning and maintenance environments.

Topics Covered

  • GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
  • Toxins, corrosives and irritants
  • Flammables, combustibles and gases
  • Carcinogens and radiation
  • Exposure situations
  • Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
  • Spills and cleanup

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Safety Data Sheets, Container Labels and the Written Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives and Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles and Gases
  • Carcinogens and Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Storage
  • Spills and Cleanup

The Hazard Communication in Industrial Facilities course introduces employees to the Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in industrial environments.

Topics Covered

  • GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
  • Toxins, corrosives and irritants
  • Flammables, combustibles and gases
  • Carcinogens and radiation
  • Exposure situations
  • Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
  • Spills and cleanup

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Safety Data Sheets, Container Labels and the Written Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives and Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles and Gases
  • Carcinogens and Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Storage
  • Spills and Cleanup

The Hazard Communication in the Hospitality Industry course introduces employees to the Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in hospitality environments.

Topics Covered

  • GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
  • Toxins, corrosives and irritants
  • Flammables, combustibles and gases
  • Carcinogens and radiation
  • Exposure situations
  • Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
  • Spills and cleanup

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Safety Data Sheets, Container Labels and the Written Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives and Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles and Gases
  • Carcinogens and Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Storage
  • Spills and Cleanup

The Hearing Conservation and Safety course assists employers in complying with this OSHA standard while providing workers with the information they need to recognize and avoid noise hazards.

Topics Covered

  • The mechanics of sound
  • How the ear works
  • Hazardous noise in the workplace
  • Wearing ear muffs
  • Using ear plugs and canal caps
  • The importance of regular hearing tests

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Mechanics of Sound
  • How the Ear Works
  • Hazardous Noise in the Workplace
  • Protective Equipment – Ear Muffs
  • Protective Equipment – Ear Plugs and Canal Caps
  • Hearing Tests

The HIPAA Rules and Compliance course defines HIPAA terms, explains the regulations and discusses what business entities and employees in healthcare-related fields need to do to comply with them.

Topics Covered

  • HIPAA and protected health information (PHI)
  • Covered entities, business associates and subcontractors
  • PHI and patients’ rights
  • Guidelines for use and disclosure of PHI
  • Using PHI for marketing and fundraising
  • Requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Breach notification and penalties

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • HIPAA and Protected Health Information
  • Covered Entities, Business Associates and Subcontractors
  • PHI and Patients’ Rights
  • Guidelines for Use and Disclosure of PHI
  • Using PHI for Marketing and Fundraising
  • Requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Breach Notification and Penalties

The Indoor Air Quality course discusses the health hazards that are associated with contaminated indoor air, the most common contaminants and where they come from, and what employees can do to help keep the air in their workplace clean and healthy.

Topics Covered

  • The symptoms of poor air quality
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Sources of air contamination
  • What people in a building can do to improve the air quality

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Symptoms of Poor Air Quality
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Sources of Air Contamination
  • What People in a Building Can Do

Introduction to OSHA products discuss the rights and responsibilities employees and employers have under OSHA and how the agency enforces its regulations.

Topics Covered

  • OSHA and its mission
  • Employees’ rights under OSHA
  • Employers’ responsibilities under OSHA
  • How OSHA inspections are conducted
  • Filing a complaint with OSHA
  • Learning more about safety and health issues

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • OSHA and Its Mission
  • Your Rights Under OSHA
  • Your Employer’s Responsibilities Under OSHA
  • How OSHA Inspections are Conducted
  • Filing a Complaint with OSHA
  • Learning About Safety and Health Issues

Working with Lead Exposure in General Industry course addresses the major areas of employee training required by the regulations. Due to the widespread historical use of lead-based paints, as well as other materials containing lead, these products are useful to a number of different groups including manufacturers, recyclers and many others.

Topics Covered

  • Contents of the standards
  • Measurement concepts
  • Exposure assessment and monitoring
  • Methods of compliance
  • Hygiene and housekeeping
  • Medical surveillance

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Health Effects of Lead Exposure
  • The OSHA Lead Standard and Compliance Programs
  • Risk Assessment and Monitoring
  • PPE and Respiratory Protection
  • Housekeeping and Decontamination
  • Medical Surveillance and Removal

The Lock-Out/Tag-Out course were created specifically to provide employees with the information they need to avoid energy-related hazards, while at the same time helping employers meet OSHA training requirements.

Topics Covered

  • The need for an energy control program
  • Lock-out/tag-out devices and how to use them
  • How to release stored energy
  • Special lock-out/tag-out situations
  • Working with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Lock-out/tag-out release procedures

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • What is Lock-Out/Tag-Out
  • Lock-Out/Tag-Out Devices
  • Lock-Out/Tag-Out Procedures
  • Dissipating Energy
  • Special Situations
  • Release Procedures
  • Working with Electrical Systems
  • Working with Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

The OSHA Recordkeeping for Employees course discusses the regulation, its reporting and recordkeeping requirements and how employees can participate more effectively in the process.

Topics Covered

  • The OSHA Recordkeeping Rule
  • Work-related injuries and illnesses
  • Recordable work-related injuries and illnesses
  • OSHA Recordkeeping forms
  • Reporting illnesses and injuries

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The OSHA Recordkeeping Rule
  • Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries
  • Recordable Injuries and Illnesses
  • OSHA Recordkeeping Forms
  • Reporting Illnesses and Injuries

The OSHA Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors course discusses the recordkeeping process and what managers and supervisors need to do to comply with the regulation.

Topics Covered

  • The importance of recordkeeping
  • What businesses are exempt
  • Defining injuries and illnesses
  • Work-related illnesses/injuries and new cases
  • The three key recordkeeping forms
  • Employee rights under OSHA’s Part 1904
  • Other recordkeeping issues

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Importance of Recordkeeping
  • Exempt Businesses
  • Defining “Injuries and Illnesses
  • What Are “Work-Related” and “New Cases
  • The Three Key Recordkeeping Forms
  • Employee Rights
  • Other Recordkeeping Issues

Includes two DVD training programs, OSHA Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors and OSHA Recordkeeping for Employees that cover the details of the regulation’s requirements, shows actual workplace incidents demonstrating what each level of employee’s responsibilities are in documenting and reporting recordable accidents, and reviews the information that they need to provide.

Topics Covered

  • Revisions in the regulation and why record keeping is important
  • Which recordkeeping requirements apply to specific work environments
  • Using the new recordkeeping forms
  • Definitions and examples of work-related illnesses and injuries
  • Information employees should provide about an incident situation
  • Recordable incident scenario

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Revisions in the regulation and why record keeping is important
  • Which recordkeeping requirements apply to specific work environments
  • Using the new recordkeeping forms
  • Definitions and examples of work-related illnesses and injuries
  • Information employees should provide about an incident situation
  • Recordable incident scenario

The Personal Protective Equipment course is designed to help employers meet OSHA requirements. They provide employees with the information that they need to avoid injury on the job by using the appropriate PPE.

Topics Covered

  • An overview of the OSHA regulations involving PPE
  • Head protection
  • Eye and face protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Hand protection
  • Foot and leg protection

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • General Requirements
  • Head Protection
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Hand Protection
  • Foot and Leg Protection

The Respiratory Protection and Safety course can provide employees with this important information and help facilities in complying with requirements of the OSHA Respiratory Standard.

Topics Covered

  • The need for a Respiratory Protection Program
  • Respiratory “basics” and disposable masks
  • Air-purifying respirators and filter types
  • Atmosphere-supplying respirators including SARs and SCBAs
  • Fit testing a respirator
  • Wearing a respirator
  • Maintaining a respirator

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Need for a Respiratory Protection Program
  • Respirator Basics and Disposable Masks
  • Air-Purifying Respirators and Filter Types
  • Atmosphere-Supplying Respirators: SARs and SCBAs
  • Fit Testing Your Respirator
  • Wearing Your Respirator
  • Maintaining Your Respirator

 

The Scissor Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments course has been designed to meet OSHA’s training requirements in their Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) standard. It discusses the hazards associated with scissor lifts, the types of inspections that should be made before using a lift, the proper way to set up and operate a scissor lift and how to work safely on the ground near a lift.

Topics Covered

  • OSHA and ANSI Standards for Using MEWPs
  • Creating a Safe Use Program for Scissor Lifts
  • Training Requirements for Operators and Occupants of Lifts
  • Identifying and Avoiding Hazards Associated with Scissor Lifts
  • Equipment and “Worksite” Inspections
  • How to Operate a Scissor Lift Safely
  • How to Safely Work on the Ground Near a Lift

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • OSHA, ANSI and the MEWPs Standard
  • Developing a Safe Use Program
  • Types of Lifts and Required Training
  • Hazards Associated with Scissor Lifts
  • Inspecting and Preparing to Use a Scissor Lift
  • Operating a Scissor Lift
  • Working on the Ground Near a Scissor Lift

The Silica Safety in Industrial and Construction Environments course explains the hazards that are associated with silica dust, reviews the OSHA standards for industry and construction, and shows employees what they can do to protect themselves from silica dust on the job.

Topics Covered

  • The hazards of respirable crystalline silica
  • OSHA’s Silica Safety Standards
  • Exposure to silica dust in the workplace
  • A silica dust exposure control plan
  • Control systems, safe work practices and PPE
  • Medical surveillance and recordkeeping

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Respirable Crystalline Silica and Its Hazards
  • OSHA’s Silica Safety Standards
  • Silica Exposure in the Workplace
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Control Systems, Safe Work Practices and PPE
  • Medical Surveillance and Recordkeeping

The Supported Scaffolding Safety in Industrial and Construction Environments course discusses supported scaffolds, how they should be constructed, the hazards that are associated with them, the OSHA regulations that addresses these hazards and the equipment and procedures that employees should use to work with them safely.

Topics Covered

  • Supported scaffolds and OSHA regulations
  • Building a firm foundation
  • Assembling a secure platform
  • Accessing a scaffold safely
  • Fall protection

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • Supported Scaffolds and OSHA Regulations
  • Building a Firm Foundation
  • Assembling a Secure Platform
  • Accessing a Scaffold Safely
  • Fall Protection

The Suspended Scaffolding Safety course helps employees understand the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain and use scaffolding equipment.

Topics Covered

  • Responsibilities of a scaffold expert
  • Platforms and planking
  • The danger of power lines
  • Platform hazards
  • Personal fall arrest systems
  • Guarding against falling objects

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • About Suspended Scaffolds
  • Suspension Devices
  • Ropes
  • Platforms
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Fall Protection

The Tuberculosis in the Healthcare Environment course includes the changes in respiratory protection requirements. These products are designed to assist facilities and operations whose employees have a risk of exposure to tuberculosis. They also help employees understand the nature of the disease, as well as what they can do to protect themselves from infection.

Topics Covered

  • Epidemiology and symptoms of tuberculosis
  • Modes by which tuberculosis is transmitted
  • The CDC Guidelines.
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Recognition of exposure situations
  • Practices to prevent exposure
  • Administrative and engineering controls
  • Selection and use of personal protective equipment (including respirators)

Micro-Learning Curriculum

  • The Resurgence of Tuberculosis
  • How TB Spreads and Guidelines for Fighting It
  • TB Risks in Healthcare Environments
  • Reducing Risk: Medical Surveillance
  • Reducing Risk: Engineering Controls
  • Reducing Exposure: Wearing a Respirator
  • Working with and Treating Active TB