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Asbestos Hazards for Construction Online
 

Asbestos Hazards for Construction Online Course Description: This makes it essential for construction workers to know the dangers of asbestos exposure and how to stay safe on the job. The Asbestos Hazards for Construction course provides basic asbestos training in accordance with OSHA standards for construction to keep workers safe and help stay compliant with all relevant State and Federal regulations.

Although banned for new applications since 1989, asbestos was once a common component in many building materials, including insulation, roofing products, paints, and floor and ceiling tiles. Without proper safety measures, workers exposed to asbestos hazards may experience breathing difficulties, inflammatory conditions, mesothelioma, and other cancers.

Intended Audience: This course is appropriate for employees who work on sites where asbestos is used. It may be taken by construction workers, as well as foremen and supervisors who are responsible for ensuring workplace safety.

If you have questions about whether this asbestos hazards course is right for you, please speak with your supervisor.

Learning Objectives: Participants in the Asbestos Hazards for Construction course will learn about asbestos hazards in the construction industry, including:

  • Essential facts about asbestos
  • OSHA regulations and classifications
  • The designation and responsibilities of an asbestos Competent Person (CP)
  • Testing and control
  • Appropriate respiratory protection
  • Responsibilities for workplace safety
  • Symptoms of asbestos exposure
  • Medical surveillance and when to seek treatment

Upon completion of the course, participants will be prepared to recognize and avoid asbestos hazards. Additionally, they will understand how to take appropriate measures to reduce their risk while working on construction sites.

Features and Benefits

After completing the Asbestos Hazards for Construction course, you will understand best practices for working around asbestos and the dangers of uncontrolled exposure. Additionally, students will learn the importance of monitoring their health for signs of asbestos-related disease and seeking medical treatment immediately if symptoms arise.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length: 30 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Benzene Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Benzene Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: Benzene, otherwise known as CAS Number 71-43-2, is a carcinogen, or cancer-causing substance, that is commonly used in the production of gasoline, plastics, synthetic fibers, dyes, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, lubricants, and more. Because it poses such serious health risks, it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms of benzene exposure and prevent it from occurring. That’s why our Benzene Awareness for General Industry course offers benzene awareness training for all general industry professionals. In this 15-minute, introductory-level course, participants will learn more about this carcinogen and how to protect themselves on the job.

Intended Audience: This course was designed for members of the general industry workforce, including the following:

  • Workers
  • Supervisors
  • Managers

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please call 800-971-1080.

Learning Aids: In this course, participants will learn what to do in the case of benzene exposure. Because it is used in so many industrial settings and products, this module covers the following relevant topics:

  • Benzene basics
  • Benzene properties
  • Benzene exposure
  • Safety requirements, including permissible exposure limits (PEL), time-weighted average limits (TWA), and immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH) warnings as regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Features and Benefits: Once participants complete the Benzene Awareness for General Industry course; they will be able to apply a six-step exposure evaluation process in the field. They will also learn more about benzene, the industries that use it, and how it reacts with other substances, including oxidants, nitric acid, sulfuric acid, and halogens. Topics such as benzene exposure, safety standards, and exposure controls will also be covered.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  15 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction Online
 

Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction Online Course Description: Because of the highly infectious nature of bloodborne pathogens and illnesses transmitted via contact with blood, accidents on construction sites carry serious risks beyond the initial incident. Accordingly, workers must be aware of how to avoid and appropriate response to exposure aimed to prevent the spread of disease. Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction provides bloodborne pathogen training for the construction industry to ensure you are prepared to maintain a safe, healthy work environment.

Intended Audience: Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction offers PPE and bloodborne pathogen training that is appropriate for specific types of construction industry employees. Workers in other fields should complete the Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness for General Industry course, as this course is designed specifically for construction workers.

Learning Aids: This introductory online course helps students identify the hazards associated with bloodborne pathogens and covers OSHA’s standards for job site safety, where BBP exposure may occur.

Course Topics

  • An overview of common bloodborne pathogens, including HIV, HBV, HCV, and AIDS
  • How BBPs are transmitted, including accidents, CPR, and more
  • Exposure prevention and control
  • Best practices after exposure
  • Common accidents and incidents that result in bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)

Students are also encouraged to review Center for Disease Control (CDC) references and OSHA BBP Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 for additional information about BBP and related safety on the job.

Features and Benefits: After completing Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction, students will understand how to avoid, prevent, and protect against BBP hazards and identify common bloodborne pathogens exposures in the workplace. Additionally, you will learn proper use of PPE, how to respond after accidental exposure, and the work practices required to maintain a safer, healthier job site for all.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  40 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Bloodborne Pathogens for General Industry Online
 

Bloodborne Pathogens for General Industry Online Course Description: Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) for General Industry is an intermediate online course that reviews basic safe work practices necessary to avoid exposure of bloodborne pathogens. Find out about the kinds of bloodborne pathogens that exist, and the hazards associated with them. Remember, this training is not a substitute for any OSHA policies or U.S. Department of Labor guidelines.

Intended Audience: This Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) training course is designed for employees, team leads and supervisors in the General Industry sector who are responsible for workplace and job site safety according to OSHA regulations, including those in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Property Management
  • Retail Services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Trade and Transportation

Learning Aids: This Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) online safety course identifies three primary bloodborne pathogens, their hazards, and what steps to take in the event of accidental exposure. You will be encouraged to increase your education on bloodborne pathogens by reviewing the reference guides 29 CFR 1910.1030. By the end of this online training, you will be shown how to avoid exposure to blood pathogens and where to go to report accidents and exposure incidents.

Course Topics

  • Overview of Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)
  • Introduction to BBP
  • Transmission
  • Major Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Prevention/Control of Exposure
  • Accidents and Incidents

Features and Benefits: Bloodborne Pathogens for General Industry online safety course enhances your understanding of infectious materials. By following the guidelines presented in the course, you will:

  • Know how to define a bloodborne pathogen
  • Understand the hazards associated with the different kinds of bloodborne pathogens
  • Have knowledge on where to go to report exposure
  • Understand how to use appropriate protection and safe work practices

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  40 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Cadmium Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Cadmium Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: After successfully completing this introductory Cadmium Awareness for General Industry online safety course, you will be able to avoid this dangerous metal. Sources of cadmium are discussed, as well as signs of exposure. OSHA standards, as covered by Subpart Z 29 CFR 1910.1027 for General Industry, are an important part of this cadmium course, which has been designed to promote safety in the workplace.

Intended Audience: This Cadmium safety course is designed for general industry workers.

  • General Industry Workers
  • General Industry Supervisors
  • General Industry Managers

Learning Aids: Cadmium training helps industrial workers understand the dangers of this metal. Electroplating, removing paint containing cadmium and exposed batteries are the main sources of exposure, but cadmium safety is more than avoiding those sources. After exposure, it is important that the worker understands how to recognize the symptoms and respond accordingly.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Cadmium
  • Properties and Exposure
  • Safety Requirements

Features and Benefits: By taking Cadmium Awareness for General Industry online safety training, you will be introduced to OSHA cadmium standards. You will also be shown the three primary recommended exposure controls, properties and uses of cadmium, as well as the following:

  • Two Primary Routes of Exposure
  • Symptoms of Acute and Chronic Exposure
  • OSHA PEL's

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  10 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Chlorine Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Chlorine Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: For members of the general industry workforce who work in water treatment and sewage facilities, plastic manufacturing, and other settings, dangerous chlorine exposure can occur. This greenish-yellow, odorous gas can irritate workers’ noses, throats, and eyes and even cause lung damage. To prevent workplace illnesses or injuries from occurring, our Chlorine Awareness for General Industry course offers introductory chlorine awareness training for general industry professionals. By completing this brief, 20-minute online class, participants can better protect their health on the job.

Intended Audience: This course was designed specifically for any member of the general industry workforce who may encounter chlorine on the job. Applicable criteria include:

  • Working with chlorine
  • Chlorine exposure

Learning Aids: The main objective of this course is to teach general industry personnel how to protect themselves and their colleagues against the dangers of chlorine exposure on the job site. To accomplish this, it provides an overview of the following relevant topics:

  • Chlorine basics
  • Chlorine properties
  • Permissible exposure limits (PEL)
  • Health effects
  • Safe work practices as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Situational analysis
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Features and Benefits: After completing this chlorine awareness training course, participants will gain basic health and safety knowledge about chlorine in the workplace. They will also learn how to stay safe on the job, including how to use PPE, employ appropriate emergency procedures, and more. Further, participants will learn about the potentially toxic effects of chlorine exposure and how to identify and prevent it from occurring. 

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  20 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Coke Oven Emissions Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Coke Oven Emissions Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: Coke Oven Emissions are presented in this introductory online safety course as covered by Subpart Z 29 CFR 1910.1029 for General Industry. Coke oven training can reduce the incidence of lung and kidney cancer in people who work around bituminous and other forms of coal. The three main routes of exposure are an important component of coke oven safety courses and they determine what kinds of PPE a worker needs.

Intended Audience: General industry workers are the intended audience for this coke oven safety training.

  • General Industry Workers
  • General Industry Supervisors
  • General Industry Managers

Learning Aids: This Coke Oven Emissions online safety course defines what employers must do to keep workers from toxic exposure to emissions. Employees learn how to protect themselves as well as when they are likely to be exposed to these emissions.

Course Topics

  • Properties and Uses of Coke Ovens
  • Primary Routes of Coke Oven Emission Exposure
  • Primary Health Hazards and Exposure Limits
  • Safety Requirements and PPE

Features and Benefits: Coke Oven Emissions online course covers what a coke oven is and its uses. Upon successful completion of this course, you will understand:

  • The Primary Exposure Routes
  • Two Primary Health Hazards
  • OSHA’s Permissible Exposure Limit for Coke Oven Emissions
  • Two Types of PPE when working with Coke Ovens
  • Proper Hygiene Facilities
  • Records Access
  • Signs and Labels
  • Medical Surveillance

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  10 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Cold Stress Online
 

Cold Stress Online Course Description: Cold Stress is an intermediate online safety course that focuses on anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling hazards due to cold stress. In this course, we will teach you the definition of cold stress and how to prevent injuries and illnesses on the job site. Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress.

Intended Audience: Some workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods, for example, construction workers, utility workers, military personnel, snow cleanup crews, sanitation workers, police officers and emergency response and recovery personnel, like firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Cold stress can be encountered in these types of work environments. This online safety course is intended to be used across all industries such Construction and General Industry and for the following audiences:

  • Workers across all industries
  • Supervisors across all industries
  • Managers across all industries
  • Employers across all industries

Learning Objectives: Cold Stress course will provide you with the basics of cold stress awareness, symptoms, illnesses, preventative measures and medical surveillance so that you will have a better understanding of OSHA’s safety guidelines and be better prepared to recognize and prevent cold stress situations. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the causes, signs, and symptoms of hypothermia, frostbite, frost-nip, chilblains and trench foot
  2. Identify cold stress prevention measures, strategies and techniques
  3. Identify what to do when cold stress occurs

Features and Benefits: This Cold Stress online course provides training identifying and controlling hazards associated cold stress.

  • Be well-versed in OSHA cold stress protocols, as well as other safety guidelines
  • Know the causes of cold stress in the workplace and what you can do to prevent it from occurring
  • Know how to recognize cold stress signs and symptoms

Course Based On: This online safety course is based on the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (Section 5(a)(1) of OSH Act of 1970)

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 1 Contact Hour received for this IACET-approved course.

Course Length: 45 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Communicating with Spanish-Speaking Workers for Construction Online
 

Communicating with Spanish-Speaking Workers for Construction Online Course Description: is an advanced online safety course that provides information for English-speaking supervisors working with Spanish-speaking workers on a construction site. This course presents basic techniques, pronunciation guidelines and Spanish phrases to enable effective communication in Spanish regarding construction safety. The course is not designed to teach Spanish as a foreign language but rather highlights common communication pitfalls and how to overcome them in order to assist the supervisor in creating a safe working environment.

Intended Audience: Training is designed for English-speaking supervisors working with Spanish-speaking construction workers, including:

  • Construction Foremen
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction Supervisors

Learning Aids: This online safety training will present words and phrases, categorized by topics, that are used in subparts for OSHA safety and health regulations for construction. The course offers you the English word or phrase followed by the Spanish translation. The training focuses on dangerous and commonly encountered safety and health issues associated with construction work.

Course Topics

  • Overview of Communicating with Spanish-Speaking Workers
  • Communication Issues
  • Basic Spanish
  • PPE
  • Welding, Cutting and Fire Prevention
  • Material Handling
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Electrical
  • Scaffolds, Ladders and Stairways
  • Fall Protection
  • Cranes, Vehicles and Equipment
  • Excavations
  • Concrete and Masonry
  • Health and HazCom

Features and Benefits: Enable English-speaking supervisors to know key safety- and health-related Spanish words and phrases. By taking this course and completing it successfully, you will:

  • Know key and important phrases in Spanish
  • Know basic communication issues and Hispanic cultural issues
  • Understand Spanish terms about general safety issues

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  60 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $45.00

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: Members of the general industry workforces may come into contact with compressed gas cylinders at their worksites. When they do, they must know how to respond in a way that is both safe and effective. But when these cylinders are damaged, in poor condition, leaking, or contain an unknown gas, these professionals need to take extra steps to keep themselves and their entire team safe.

In our Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry Course, participants will receive intermediate-level compressed gas cylinder safety awareness training to help them target and eliminate workplace hazards.

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for any standards issued by the United States Department of Labor or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We encourage participants to supplement their learning by reviewing Title 29 in OSHA’s Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1910.101, 1926.350 as well as the compressed gases general requirements outlined by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA).

Intended Audience: Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry was designed for employees and employers in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management
  • Trade and transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Other general industry sectors

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your company, please browse our full selection of online courses or call us directly at 800- 971-1080.

Learning Aids: The top priority of any general industry worksite should be to keep its personnel safe. 

Course Topics

  • Compressed gas cylinder safety basics and standards
  • Hazard identification
  • Gas cylinder inspection, storage, and movement
  • The dangers of PVC piping
  • Pressure gauge reading
  • Operation and handling, including appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Gas cylinder controls and post-operative considerations
  • Abandoned compressed gas cylinders
  • Compressed gas safety checklist and resources

Features and Benefits: After completing this course, participants will be better equipped to stay safe on the job. They will be familiarized with the compressed gas cylinder safety standards set forth by OSHA, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Further, participants will learn about the appropriate PPE to utilize when transporting compressed gas cylinders.

Finally, participants will learn how to adhere to gas cylinder safety guidelines, read a safety data sheet (SDS), and follow a compressed gas safety checklist to keep their team safe while getting their job done right.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  25 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

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