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General Safety

Course Name Course Description Hours
Absorbents and Spills In this course, the learner will be exposed to best practices for preventing spills in the work area, gain insight on how to deal with a spill and finally, gain knowledge as to why floor drains are rapidly becoming extinct and what best practices are related to floor drains and spilled fluids. 0.5
Back Injury Prevention This one-hour course will better inform you about back injuries and how to prevent them in order to create a comfortable working environment for you both at work and at home. 0.5
Bloodborne Pathogens This one-hour course will discuss what you need to know about bloodborne pathogens in order to keep yourself and those around you safe. 1
Chemicals and MSDS In this course, the learner will gain understanding regarding what an MSDS sheet is and how it is used, as well as knowledge of some of the dangers associated with chemicals and ways to be safe when using chemicals. 0.5
Confined Spaces 101 Because confined spaces are potentially dangerous, employers must evaluate all spaces in which their employees work to determine whether hazards exist or whether their work can create hazards. Employers must take certain precautions whenever workers enter or work in a dangerous space. This one-hour course will educate both employers and employees who work in confined spaces on how to develop a safe work environment that complies with federal regulations. 1
Confined Spaces 102 Since confined spaces are potentially dangerous, employers must evaluate all spaces in which their employees work to determine if hazards exist or if the work can create hazards. Employers must take certain precautions whenever workers enter a dangerous space. This one-hour course will continue to educate both employers and employees who work in confined spaces on how to develop a safe work environment that complies with federal regulations. 1
Dealing with Cold Stress This course will help employees understand the risks inherent in working in cold weather, identify methods for protecting themselves from the dangerous effects of cold weather and most importantly, recognize the warning signs of hypothermia and frostbite. 0.5
Dealing with Heat Stress This course will help employees understand the health risks associated with heat stress, identify methods for minimizing the effects of heat, and finally recognize the symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion in themselves and others. 0.5
Designing & Maintaining Safe Playgrounds In this course, the learner will gain insights on how to design and maintain a safe playground by understanding the best materials to use and where risks are most likely to occur. Moreover, this course will explain how making good decisions up front can help avoid some risks altogether. 0.5
Electrical and Fire Safety This course will help employees identify the most common electrical hazards and flammables. It will also help them learn what to do in case of a fire and how to recognize and use the different types of fire extinguishers. 0.5
Fall Protection In construction, more deaths are caused by falls than any other hazard. Falls account for over a third of the 700 plus construction deaths that occur each year. Workers performing tasks six feet or more above ground level are at risk of fatal falls or serious injuries. 1
Fire Behavior – Fire Basics This course will provide you with a basic overview of the processes of combustion while providing some helpful information about safely fighting fires. 0.5
Fire Behavior – Fire Growth & Fire Stages To the untrained eye, fires might appear chaotic; trained professionals, however, recognize that fires follow predictable patterns of growth, intensification and decay. By identifying a fire’s stage and determining how best to interrupt the process of combustion, you can safely and effectively extinguish a fire using techniques that best fit the type of blaze you are confronting. 0.5
Fire Behavior – Types of Fires The information you have learned in this course should help you to stay safe while protecting the lives and property of the communities and organizations you serve. 0.5
Fire Control – Structural Fires A thorough understanding of how scene-specific factors such as building construction can influence the nature of a given fire can help you safely and effectively attack each fire. Obtain as much information as possible about each particular fire scene before you mount your attack. Observation and inquiry—coupled with knowledge and training—gives you the best chance for a successful outcome. 0.5
Fire Control – Wildfires and Non-Structural Fires Many firefighters spend the majority of their careers fighting structural fires. On occasion, however, you may be called upon to fight wild-land fires or perform rescue operations involving vehicle fires. Knowing the unique characteristics of these non-structural fires can help you safely and efficiently protect those you serve. 0.5
Global SDS and the Hazardous Communication Standard-Local Government In this course, the learner will gain understanding regarding what an SDS is and how it is used, as well as knowledge of some of the dangers associated with chemicals and ways to be safe when using chemicals. 0.5
Lockout / Tagout 101 This one-hour course will provide an introduction to what employees are required to know about OSHA’s standard on Lockout/Tagout. It defines the requirements for workers performing service or maintenance on machinery and equipment may be exposed to injuries from the unexpected startup of the machinery or equipment or the release of stored energy in the equipment. 1
Lockout/Tagout 102 This one-hour course is a continuation of the 101 course and will provide an advanced guidance on OSHAs Lockout/Tagout standards. It explores group Lockout/Tagout techniques, who is responsible for these actions, proper inspections and What should be a part of an energy control program. 1
Means of Egress This course will show the learner how to recognize exit routes and to understand what his/her personal responsibilities are in an emergency as well as how to prepare himself/herself for an emergency and finally, identify appropriate assembly procedures. 0.5
Personal Injury in the Workplace In this course, we will examine the types of injuries that occur and how they can be avoided. 0.5
Personal Protective Equipment In this course, we examine some of the risks that can exist in the workplace and the types of PPE that can be used to prevent injuries these risks create. 0.5
Preventing Accidents in the Workplace This course will help employees identify ways that they could injure their back, feet, eyes, hands, and hearing on the job. It will also help them identify ways to prevent these personal injuries, including usage of proper protective equipment. 0.5
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls- Local Government In this course, the learner will gain understanding regarding where slips, trips and falls are most likely to occur, how to minimize the risk of workplace accidents and the importance of personal responsibility in risk management. 0.5
Public Employee Safety in the Community Public employees whose work involves visiting the homes of citizens need awareness of the potential risks they might encounter in that process. Whether dog bites, slick sidewalks and pavements, or citizens themselves, employees should be prepared for anything. This course identifies some of the inherent risks and what you can do to minimize your physical risks. 0.5
Respirators and Air Quality In this course, the learner will gain understanding regarding the importance of proper respirator use, why respirator fit tests and medical approval are necessary before using a respirator and finally an understanding of situations where negative pressure and positive pressure respirators are applicable. 0.5
Workplace Ergonomics This course will help employees understand the definition of ergonomics and identify common workplace ergonomic problem areas and possible solutions. 0.5