Fall Favorites - Top Ten Safety Training Courses
As the calendar year begins to wind down, now is a good time to reflect on the year’s accomplishments and start focusing on goals for next year. It is also a great time to refresh your employees on the safe work practices they should be using each and every day. Training is a great weapon for battling complacency.
We’ve rounded up the data on our top ten safety courses being used by customers. Use these titles, or explore our library of 800 courses, to help your employees take their skills to the next level.
The top ten courses include:
10. Lockout/Tagout: Authorized Employees Through this on-demand training video, you will learn the difference between the roles of authorized and affected employees, as well as the specific lockout/tagout steps. Furthermore, you will also become familiar with the devices used in the lockout/tagout process.
9. Storm Warnings: Storm Water Pollution Prevention This online video teaches viewers about the Best Management Practices (BMP) to protect storm water and run-off. Learning to protect storm water from contamination requires a little education and a little extra effort. This video will educate workers about how to properly manage the supplies and waste at their outside work site.
8. Fire: Fire Extinguisher Training for Employees This online training video teaches employees how to properly maintain and safely use fire extinguishers in the workplace. A fire can occur at any place, at any time and it is important for employees to know when and how to use a fire extinguisher if necessary.
7. Hazard Communication and The Global Harmonizing System Hazardous chemicals are found in approximately 7 million workplaces. In 1983, OSHA introduced the Hazard Communication Standard requiring a Hazard Communication Program to communicate workplace hazards to employees. Use this training to prepare your employees to understand the Global Harmonizing System and how it affects your hazard communication program.
6. DOT: HAZMAT: General Awareness Handling hazardous materials is of particular importance because of the obvious dangers they pose to your health; in the United States alone, there are over 800,000 shipments of hazardous materials every day. The DOT has developed a set of materials specifically addressing the transportation of hazardous materials, and you will learn about them through this training video.
5. Surviving The Fall: The Proper Use Of Your Personal Fall Arrest System Knowing how to properly inspect and use a personal fall arrest system enforces your commitment to safety. Personal fall arrest systems allow workers to survive a fall with minimal injury. Use this online video training and learn how to properly use a personal fall arrest system and the common mistakes to avoid.
4. DOT: HAZMAT: Security Awareness It is necessary for employees and managers working with hazardous materials to be able to maintain high security measures and know the protocol for preventing theft during deliveries and shipments. It is also important to know how to store these materials, and protect the privacy of where they are stored and when they are shipped. Learn about the DOT security practices necessary for shipping HAZMATs in this course.
3. Electrical Safety: 2015 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training This important video training helps electrical workers become familiar with the updates in the 2015 NFPA 70E standards and how to apply them when performing electrical work. It also reminds qualified electrical workers about the steps they can take to ensure co-workers remain safe while electrical work is ongoing. It should be required viewing for all electricians.
2. Fire Extinguishers: Ready to Respond This course teaches your employees about the causes of fires, what fuels them and what is needed to extinguish them. There are five classes of fire and each requires a different type of extinguisher. This is both cost-saving and potentially lifesaving knowledge to possess.
1. Bloodborne Pathogens: Always Protect Yourself This online training explains the safety measures workers should practice to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens. The course topics cover exposure routes, universal precautions, personal protective equipment, safe work practices, clean up/disposal and exposure follow-up procedures.