Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) Course
Our Certificate in Principles of Safety provides you with solid knowledge of safety practices and terminology. You'll get the confidence you need to implement a comprehensive safety process in your organization. Get a balanced perspective of the full scope of occupational safety and health issues. Organize and communicate an effective safety program. Learn techniques to identify and target hazards specific to your organization, and take actions to prevent incidents and related costs.
Here's what you'll learn:
How OSHA affects your organization.
Uses and benefits of record keeping to prevent injuries and illness and meet OSHA requirements.
The reason behind safety inspections and how to effectively plan and conduct them.
The who, what, when, where, and how of incident investigations.
The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan.
Components of the communication process and how to improve the effectiveness of safety messages.
Anticipate recognize, evaluate and control hazards, and determine an acceptable level of risk.
Create an effective safety team and facilitate productive safety meetings.
Define ergonomics, assess ergonomic risk factors, and recommend corrective actions.
Determine when personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used and ways to increase employee acceptance of PPE.
Develop an emergency action plan.
Use a safety orientation program to improve employee performance and reduce incidents and costs.
Implement various employee involvement techniques.
In just four days, you'll get the best of POSH, plus five all-new modules: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control; Employee Involvement; Safety Training; Safety Teams and Committees; and Emergency Action Planning.
We've reviewed and updated the whole program, with more emphasis on best practices for implementing and managing a safety management system. For your convenience, we now offer POSH two ways: as an intensive four-day course or presented in a series of four one-day courses. Call for details.
Resource CD now included with more than 75 valuable reference documents, including: Self Inspection Checklist, Job Safety Analysis Form, Causal Factors Checklist, and a variety of OSHA tools and fact sheets. Course fee includes over $350 worth of reference materials, including Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Administration & Programs CD; Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Engineering & Technology CD; Injury Facts CD-ROM; and Resource CD.
4-day course 2.6 NSC CEUs, 2.6 COCs