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This course is intended for employers who have employees that are likely to be exposed to blood and/or other potentially infectious bodily fluids.
This is module one of a series covering OSHA’s Electrical Safety Related Work Practices for electrical equipment and devices. The first module takes a look at the hazards of electricity ending with a discussion of the intricacies of an arc blast event.
This module looks at the basic OSHA requirements surrounding the approval, installation, and use of electrical equipment and devices. Topics looked at include a discussion of both OSHA and industry standards and commonly cited approval and installation violations.
This is a short overview of the requirements for commonly cited devices in the workplace. This class covers the information from the ANSI and Kentucky standards.
This course is not based on excavation standards. It follows the requirements set forth for emergency preparadness and was designed by a 25 year veteran of the fire service involved in many trench incident responses.
Module One of the "Safety Before You Start" excavation online safety classes. Module One discusses the potential hazards associated with excavation and trenching and reviews the required actions to be completed before beginning to dig.
Module Two of the "Safety Before You Start" series of excavation safety online classes. This module discusses the requirements for choosing proper sloping and safety systems prior to beginning an excavation.
This course addresses the pertinent changes that take effect January 1, 2017 to 803 KAR 2:412 Fall Protection.
During this course, you will learn a brief history of fire as well as fire protection – then and now; the properties of the fire triangle and the fire tetrahedron; the definitions of an incipient stage fire and a free burning fire; and the different classes of fire.
During this course, we will cover what a fire prevention plan is, what it should contain, and when one should be developed and implemented. We will discuss fire brigades, as well as fire extinguishers, standpipe and hose, sprinkler systems, fixed extinguishing systems, fire detection systems, and employee alarm systems.
This course is intended for employers that need to train their employees on the basics of the revised HAZCOM standard and GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals).
This course provides basic information to identify potential health hazards for those persons responsible for safety and health in the workplace that lack expertise in the industrial hygiene field. Topics of discussion include the difference in typical safety hazards and health hazards, defining terms used in industrial hygiene to describe how a chemical effects the body, the different types of health hazards, and the characteristics of some these hazards as they can be found in the workplace.
This module covers the types of heat injuries, risk factors associated with heat stress, the prevention of heat-related injuries and what to do if a worker starts showing signs of a heat-related injury. This session is intended to give employees and employers a basic understanding of heat stress and how it affects workers.
Module 4 discusses employee training, trade secret requirements, and the effective dates for the revised standard.
This course is intended for those seeking general information about Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Release found under OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard.
This module covers the 1926 Subpart M standards and details fall trigger heights, general fall protection guidelines, basic fall protection measures and training requirements.
Este es un módulo de una serie de varias cubriendo la protección contra caídas de OSHA en los estándares en la industria de la construcción. Este módulo abordará las estadísticas de protección contra caídas y cubrirá los estándares en general que hacen referencia en el Anexo M de los estándares 1926. Durante este curso hablaremos de lo siguiente: desencadenamiento de las caídas de altura, directrices generales de protección contra caídas, medidas básicas de protección contra caídas, y requisitos de capacitación.
This course covers the development of the standard, the benefits of revising the standard to adopt GHS and the purpose, scope and application of the standard.
Module 2 discusses key definitions used throughout the standard, the purpose of hazard classification and requirements for an effective written hazard communication program.
Module 3 covers the new labeling requirement for hazardous chemicals, the new SDS requirements and format located under 29 CFR 1910.1200.
This course explains how OSHA began and some of the history behind OSHA as an organization.
Este curso explica el inicio de OSHA la historia detrás de la misma OSHA como organización actual.
This course extends on the introduction to OSHA covering the state plan and services offered by KYOSH.
This course reviews the OSHA standards from the general industry regulations 29 CFR 1910.25 – 1910.27, addressing the various ladders used in general industry. By the end of this course, participants will understand the types of ladders used in general industry, their parts, how to choose the correct ladder for the job, proper use, and inspection criteria.
This course will inform the reader about the hazards associated with lead and OSHAs lead standard for general industry 1910.1025. Lead overexposure is one of the most common overexposures found in industry and is a leading cause of workplace illness.
This module is a basic overview of the different types mechanical power presses. The intent of this overview section is to help you to better understand how to identify a mechanical power press from other machines and identify the different types of mechanical power presses.
This part 2 module focuses on the 2 general requirements in paragraph (a) and the requirements for full revolution power presses in paragraph (b) of the 1910.217 standard.
This module is a continuation of the paragraph (b) standards and will cover the numbers 7 through 14 requirements that focus mostly on part revolution power presses.
This course is intended for those seeking information about occupational exposure to noise in general industry and the 1910.95 OSHA noise standard. By the end of this course, participants should be able to demonstrate knowledge about the OSHA noise standard and know the elements of an effective hearing conservation program.
This course outlines the voluntary safety and health program management guidelines to encourage employers to do more to protect their employees from potential hazards in the workplace.
This course is intended for anyone working in the construction industry and explains why OSHA has a new crane standard, how the new standard is different from the previous standard, employer and employee responsibilities, training requirements and certification.
Partnerships develop connections between Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health professionals and employers with the goal of promoting safety and health for all Kentucky employees.
This course is intended for employers within the Commonwealth of Kentucky that need to train their workers on the basics of personal protective equipment, also commonly referred to as PPE.
In PPE module 2 we will discuss some different types of PPE commonly used in the workplace and how they can protect employees from potential safety and health hazards. This course will also show a variety of injuries that can occur as the result of not wearing PPE and cover the specific requirements for the personal protective equipment devices listed under the Subpart I PPE standard.
This module covers forklift-related fatalities and injuries statistics, the major parts of a powered industrial truck, including some of the potential hazards and possible solutions associated with each part and the classes of commonly-used powered industrial trucks (P.I.T.).
This program is intended for employers within the Commonwealth of Kentucky that need to train their employees on the regulations and standards pertaining to powered industrial trucks.This module covers the requirements of a forklift training program.
By the end of this module, you should be able to fill out the forms required of 29 CFR 1904 which is the standard that covers injury/illness logs correctly and be aware if errors have been made.
This module provides information on how to determine if your company has partial exemptions in regards to injury/illness recordkeeping forms. By the end of this module, you should be able to recognize if your company meets the partial exemption criteria set by the OSHA standard 29 CFR 1904 which covers OSHA injury and illness logs.
This module covers factors to determine if an injury/illness is recordable on OSHA forms. By the end of this module, you should have a basic understanding of what criteria makes an injury or illness recordable under 29 CFR 1904- the OSHA standard for recording injuries/illnesses.
This course deals with the safety of compressed gas cylinders and is intended for the users of those cylinders. It is not meant to totally cover all standards for suppliers and distributors that sell compressed gases.
This webinar covers training requirements for forklift operators. The viewer will learn which regulations apply to them with regard to forklift training. This webinar will not count towards your company’s official certified operator training.
This webinar covers the changes to the 1910.269 standard governing power generation, transmission and distribution that were adopted in April 2014. The major changes to the standard are reviewed in detail as well as the dates of compliance required by the standard and the relationship between 1910.269 and 1926 Subpart V.
Join us as we navigate through the steps of investigating a workplace accident using root cause analysis. This webinar is designed for participants with some experience in accident investigation.
Upon completion of this webinar participants should have a basic understanding of asbestos, how to identify common asbestos containing materials (ACM) and presumed asbestos containing materials (PACM), as well as how to recognize asbestos hazards due to damage or deterioration of materials. Additionally this training covers the potential health effects of asbestos exposure, methods to avoid exposure, asbestos regulations designed to protect workers and public health. This training is beneficial to anyone seeking basic knowledge about asbestos and the hazards associated with asbestos exposure.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to prevent chronic beryllium disease and lung cancer in American workers by limiting their exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds. Although this rule contains standards for general industry, construction, and shipyards, this webinar will only cover general industry.
Topics covered in this webinar include the epidemiology, symptoms and modes of transmission of bloodborne diseases and how the general requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard applies to your business. We will also discuss ways to respond to an incident concerning bloodborne pathogens. Please note, companies are required to cover incident response and training in a site-specific type format.
Each year Carbon Monoxide (CO) claims the lives of hundreds of people and thousands more may become ill. CO poisoning can go undetected in the workplace even though you might be experiencing the signs or symptoms every day. This course provides participants with an understanding of CO gas, the health effects of CO poisoning and how to prevent poisoning.
Fire and explosion due to combustible dust poses immediate and deadly risks to the health and safety of Kentucky’s workforce. This webinar training identifies types of combustible dust, outlines the risks and hazards associated with dust, showcases laboratory testing procedures and emphasizes ways to prevent combustible dust explosions in the workplace.
The webinar will discuss the basics of the general industry confined space standard 1910.146 and is designed for those individuals that would like to gain an elementary understanding of confined spaces in general industry.
This training covers the scope of the new confined space in construction standard, the differences between the general industry and the construction standard, the requirements under 29 CFR 1926.1201 - 1213 and how this standard will affect the construction industry from a safety and health perspective.
The basis of a good emergency plan is to work actively to prevent work place accidents. Organizations that have well-functioning safety and health programs react better and with greater efficiency in an emergency. A good safety and health program involves all employees by having them watch for and report hazards, helping to enforce safe working rules and to be involved in planning for an emergency if and when it occurs.
Join us we test your knowledge and take you through a virtual gallery of common construction hazards. Participants will learn how to recognize and abate these hazards. This training opportunity is beneficial to everyone from new hires to seasoned safety professionals.
OSHA has issued a proposed rule designed to protect workers from the hazards associated with silica exposure. While this rule is not final at this time, the supporting documentation and the language in the proposed rule contain a wealth of important information for anyone concerned with occupational exposure to silica. Employers and employees in both General Industry and Construction would benefit from the information provided during this webinar. Please join us for an interactive look at the latest research and proposed regulation of exposure to silica in the workplace.
This webinar will help you understand the difference between qualified and unqualified workers by OSHA standards and to learn the regulations to follow when developing an electrical safety training program for unqualified workers. This training applies to everyone who could potentially come in contact with electricity in the workplace.
The best way to protect yourself and your co-workers is to prepare for an emergency before it happens. This webinar will discuss if an emergency action plan is required for your facility. Additionally, it will cover how to develop and implement an effective emergency action plan.
This is a discussion of employer responsibilities concerning emergency eyewashes, showers and first aid as required by Kentucky Regulation 803 KAR 2:310, Medical Services and First Aid.
Fall protection is used in virtually every setting, including construction and general industry. With the wide usage of fall protection many questions will arise from both management and employees. This webinar will address some of the most common questions received. By knowing the answers to these questions, managers and employees will have a better grasp and understanding of fall protection. Topics will include: How do I calculate the fall clearance distance?, Is fall protection required in a man lift?, What is the life expectancy of a harness?, How do I properly inspect a harness?, and many more.
Workers wear a fall harness to be protected in the event of a fall, however there are dangers associated with the critical minutes that take place after a worker has fallen and is left hanging in their harness. This training addresses hazards associated with being arrested in a fall, the process of developing a fall rescue plan and various forms of rescue. The concepts learned in this webinar may be applied in both general industry and construction.
This webinar focuses on addressing questions concerning the new 2012 Hazcom standard that implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). A suggested pre-requisite to this webinar is the Hazcom 2012 – GHS Overview Module.
This webinar covers hand and powered tool safety and general guarding procedures of portable powered tools. Information from 1910.243 regarding basic power tools, such as circular saws, portable abrasive wheels, pneumatic power tools, and more will be discussed. Additionally, lawn mower safety will be briefly covered. After viewing the webinar, students should have a basic understanding of the requirements of 1910.243 and should be able to recognize unsafe practices when using portable powered tools.
Test your knowledge and take a virtual tour of common general industry workplace hazards. Participants will learn to recognize and abate these hazards. This training is beneficial for everyone from new hires to seasoned safety professionals.
This webinar is intended for those seeking general information about health hazards in the general industry. By the end of the webinar users should be able to demonstrate general knowledge about health hazards in the workplace.
This webinar is intended for employees who are seeking information about occupational exposure to noise in general industry. By the end of this course, participants should be able to demonstrate knowledge about the 1910.95 OSHA standard and know the elements of an effective hearing conservation program.
This webinar focuses on the science behind recognizing and measuring heated atmospheres and preventing heat-related illnesses in the workplace.
Participants will gain an understanding of the processes and procedures performed by KYOSH compliance officers as they inspect a workplace for safety and health hazards. This training is a beneficial resource to businesses covered under KYOSH regulations.
This webinar familiarizes the participant with Kentuckys Lockout Tagout standard by demonstrating the Lockout and Tagout methods relating to hazardous energy sources associated with machinery, equipment, and processes used in industry. Topics addressed include training requirements, documentation, hardware, and group lockout procedures.
Participants will learn about common lower back injuries and manual material handling risk factors in the workplace. This training covers information on proper lifting techniques for safe material handling in the workplace and how to reduce strains on the spine.
This webinar covers the major changes in NFPA 70E-2012. Changes seen between the 2009 and 2012 editions including definitions, organization, and major applications in chapter one of NFPA 70E will be looked at. In addition, changes seen in the PPE selection, labeling, and the arc flash analysis will also be covered. The class is approximately one hour in length.
This webinar offers solutions to common ergonomic problems and explains how to properly set up a workstation. Hours spent at a poorly-designed computer workstation can take a toll on your health and well-being. Learning how to recognize risk factors and reduce worker stress, will help you to avoid cumulative trauma disorders associated with everyday computer use.
This webinar provides information about the different types of PPE, how PPE protects workers, and the specific requirements for PPE devices listed under Subpart I.
This webinar is designed for those individuals who are just beginning to conduct injury and illness recordkeeping for their company as well as anyone who needs basic knowledge of the recordkeeping standard. This webinar covers which employers must keep injury illness records. The steps of the injury illness recordkeeping process. The three requirements that make an injury illness recordable. Injuries illnesses that must be reported to KYOSH.
This webinar addresses the approaches to take to avoid slipping, tripping and falling incidents in the workplace.
This training explains the basics of welding safety and is designed for individuals that may require beginner level knowledge or who may supervise welding activities and need a fundamental understanding of welding safety. Viewers will acquire a basic understanding of common terms, common types of welding, and details on identifying and controlling welding hazards. This course also covers the responsibilities of management who oversee the welding process.
This training covers the basic requirements and safe work practices for woodworking tools and equipment found under 29 CFR 1910.213. Explore common woodworking hazards and learn to abate these hazards. This training opportunity is beneficial to everyone from new hires to seasoned safety professionals.