OSHA Workplace Safety (General Industry 10 Hr Class)

Learn the requirements and standards associated with OSHA and workplace safety. Safety best practices for the workplace.
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Welcome to Workplace Safety OSHA's General Industry Training for Employees and Businesses from LearnSmart.

In this OSHA series, you will be introduced to the general safety requirements that any employee should be aware of and provides a comprehensive overview of general workplace safety that companies seek and can require their employees understand and adhere to. These health and safety programs and procedures in this course are derived from federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

This course focuses and aligns closely with OSHAs General Industry Training Requirements, 29 CFR Part 1910

Course Breakdown:

Section 1: In the pre-assessment quiz you'll face questions that test your current workplace knowledge, get to know your strengths and weaknesses.

Section 2: Gain background information about OSHA and OSHA standards, inspections, citations, and penalties. At the end of this course, you will be able to distinguish between the role of OSHA and the role of the office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS).

Section 3: By recognizing and applying the basic values of industrial hygiene to the work environment, the workplace will become healthier and safer. Learn how to identify sources of potential problems, about the different types of hazards, and how to control and respond to those hazards in the workplace.

Section 4: Whether you are a business owner looking for ways to improve costs and workplace safety, or a worker interested in learning more about how a safety and health program can benefit you.

Section 5: OSHA Standards for Personal Protective Equipment takes a deeper look at using PPE controls in the workplace. This section describes the two primary means of protecting employees from workplace hazards before considering PPE; explains what should be included in PPE training; lists PPE that may be used for protection; and identifies hazards that are reduced or eliminated by using the appropriate PPE for eye, face, head, hearing, foot, hand and body protection.

Section 6: A respirator is a device that is intended to protect employees from inhaling dangerous substances, such as chemicals and infection particulates. Respirators are among the most important parts of protective equipment for working in hazardous environments. Identify what respirators are, how respirators function, and what is needed for a respirator to provide protection.

Section 7: Define terms such as floor opening, standard railing, standard toeboard, floor hole, and wall opening. You will be able to identify safety requirements to help prevent walking and working surface hazards related to general housekeeping floors, walls, open-sided surfaces, stairways, ladders, and scaffolding.

Section 8: OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is base on a simple concept - that employees have both a need and a right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals You are exposed to when working. HCS addresses the issues of evaluating and communicating chemical hazard information to workers. In this section we will be giving the student an in-depth look into hazard communications and how it affects the workplace.

Section 9: Hazardous Materials focuses on OSHA's requirements for hazardous materials and hazardous waste operations; the requirements for emergency response at uncontrolled hazardous worksites and treatment, storage and disposal facilities; and the steps an employer must take to protect the health and safety of employees in these environments.

Section 10: The need for BBP training is essential for employees who are constantly at risk of exposure to blood, fluids, or other contaminated materials that are known to cause illnesses, or even death. This training identifies the types of BBPs, BBP exposure, and the proper protection from exposure, how to dispose of contaminated or used materials, and what to do in the event of exposure.

Section 11: Find and identify the standards that are place in order to prevent these hazards, as well as the primary concerns associated with design and construction, ventilation, ignition sources, and storage. The student will be able to identify boiling points and will be able to explain the degrees in which explosions can occur and how to prevent them.

Section 12: Employers must train employees about fire hazards that exist in the workplace, how to prevent fires, and what to do in the event one occurs.

Section 13: Articulate the importance of ergonomics in the workplace. You will be able to define ergonomics and identify risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders, as well as explain the benefits of using a proactive approach to ergonomics in the workplace. The student will be able to discuss the elements of an effective ergonomic process.

Section 14: Identify the four main types of injuries that may result from electrical contact. The student will be able to describe the three types of electrical hazards that may be encountered, and name warning signs that indicate their existence. You will also be able to identify methods of protection from electrical hazards and safety training requirements for working with electrical equipment.

Section 15: Gain a thorough understanding of mechanical hazards and the importance of safeguarding machines. You will have learned about different types of guards and devices that will protect them as you work. Employees will understand OSHA standards in regard to machine guarding.

Section 16: Solve general hazards related to slips, trips, and falls. You will also be able to explain the proper usage of ladders, stairs, ramps, and loading docks, as well as the common hazards and risks associated with each of these, and how to remedy those hazards and risks.

Section 17: Fall Protection provides you with a look at the work conditions that require the use of fall protection and the available options to protect employees from falls. By taking this section, you will be able to identify fall protection methods available for protecting employees; the basic conditions that trigger the use of fall protection for employees in the general industry; and the importance of good work practices and training.

Section 18: Locate the minimum requirements for lockout and tagout of energy isolating devices. You will be able to identify employer requirements and responsibilities, device requirements and procedural requirements. The student will also be able to explain the procedures for lockout and tagout, including preparation, procedures involving more than one person, group lockout and tagout, and periodic inspection.

Section 19: Distinguish why having an emergency action plan is important. You will be able to identify potential emergencies and what should be included in the plan. The student will be able to describe how to account for personnel, and discuss what kind of medical assistance, security, and training should be made available

The content in this course comes from OSHA General Industry Topics

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What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites for this course. - A computer with internet.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Define terms such as floor opening, standard railing, standard toeboard, floor hole, and wall opening. They will be able to identify safety requirements to help prevent walking and working surface hazards related to general housekeeping floors, walls, open-sided surfaces, stairways, ladders, and scaffolding.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of mechanical hazards and the importance of safeguarding machines. They will have learned about different types of guards and devices that will protect them as they work. Employees will understand OSHA standards in regard to machine guarding.
  • Identify the four main types of injuries that may result from electrical contact. The student will be able to describe the three types of electrical hazards that may be encountered, and name warning signs that indicate their existence. They will also be able to identify methods of protection from electrical hazards and safety training requirements for working with electrical equipment.
  • Find and identify the standards that are place in order to prevent these hazards, as well as the primary concerns associated with design and construction, ventilation, ignition sources, and storage. The student will be able to identify boiling points and will be able to explain the degrees in which explosions can occur and how to prevent them.
  • Articulate the importance of ergonomics in the workplace. They will be able to define ergonomics and identify risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders, as well as explain the benefits of using a proactive approach to ergonomics in the workplace. The student will be able to discuss the elements of an effective ergonomic process.
  • Distinguish why having an emergency action plan is important. They will be able to identify potential emergencies and what should be included in the plan. The student will be able to describe how to account for personnel, and discuss what kind of medical assistance, security, and training should be made available.
  • Locate the minimum requirements for lockout and tagout of energy isolating devices. They will be able to identify employer requirements and responsibilities, device requirements and procedural requirements.
  • Identify what respirators are, how respirators function, and what is needed for a respirator to provide protection. They will be able to describe how a respirator works, what filter classifications and cartridges are used for different situations, as well as the care and maintenance for respirators.
  • Solve general hazards related to slips, trips, and falls. They will also be able to explain the proper usage of ladders, stairs, ramps, and loading docks, as well as the common hazards and risks associated with each of these, and how to remedy those hazards and risks.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for anyone working in the industrial field or have been and need an OSHA safety refresher. This course is not for you if you are not looking for the standards and requirements that must be met when working with OSHA.

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Curriculum

01:13

This lecture contains an overview of how to use the supplemental materials.

Section 1: Pre-Assessment
20 questions

There is no need to take this course in order, as this course is broken down by topic.

This means that we provide the most common general industry OSHA training and we believe that, these concepts are very appropriate for a variety of employees and number of businesses. OSHA provides preventative and remedial training and so an employee can pick out the topics that pertain the most to your industry/interest.

Quizzes in your LearnSmart Online Training help you determine your level of command of the material covered in this training course. This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

Section 2: Introduction to OSHA
00:54
  • Many of the guidelines in this course are derived from OSHA standards and regulations.
  • This lecture will discuss background information on OSHA and OSHA standards, inspections, citations and penalties.
  • Students will learn to distinguish betewen the roles of OSHA and EHS.
00:31
  • The OSHAct was established in 1970 to ensure that every working man and woman had safety guidelines for a safe work environment.
  • This lecture will discuss what OSHA is and why OSHA guidelines have been established.
  • Passed by Congress, established in the Department of Labor, and it ensures and regulates safe working conditions.
00:55
  • Under the OSHAct OSHA was created to reduce work hazards and implement new or improve on old safety and health standards.
  • This lecture will discuss the purpose of OSHA.
  • Maintain reporting and record keeping system, establish training programs, and develop mandatory job safety and health standards.
00:34
  • This lecure will overview the two major categories in OSHA, General Industry and Construction.
  • You will learn the differences between these two categories and how each are unique.
  • It is the supervisor's responsablility to be familiar with these standards and to ensure the employees follow them.
00:38
  • When guidelines are not specifically given, employees and employers have a duty to follow OSHA's General Duty Clause.
  • You will learn this clasue in this training including how and when to implement it.
01:03
  • This lecture will discuss the standard proceedure setting and how and when this should be compelted.
  • OSHA has the right to propose, ammend, or delete a standard and this training explains how it is done and why.
01:30
  • OSHA requires that each department posts certain materials in a generalized location so all employees are kept aware of standards and regulations.
  • You will learn how to keep your employees informed on important standards and any updates or ammendments to those standards or practicies.
04:11
  • This lecture will discuss workplace inspections and what they are and how they work.
  • An OSHA officer can inspect a workplace at any time to inspect and investigate any place and any conditions of equipment.
  • When are they done?, Is there notice?, Will employees be aware?, and Does OSHA need consent?.
01:49
  • There are five types of inspections that OSHA conducts.
  • This lecture will cover each type of inspection and why they are used.
  • A compliance officer will ask the employer to remove employees from these deemed dangerous conditions.
  • Each employee has the right to ask for an inspection.
02:42
  • After OSHA compliance officer conducts an inspection, they will propose any needed violations and request a citation or penelty.
  • This lecture will disucss the different types of citations and penalties and how each are proposed.
02:11
  • Determine which OSHA regulations apply to each department with the help of EHS.
  • Conduct self audits, inspections, fatalities must be reported, supervisors should be aware of regulations and be made aware of any safety concerns, assist in developing training and assistance as needed, and assist during inspections and with any needed training.
01:18
  • This is a quiz meant to test your comprehention of the materials presented so far. It is given as a mulitple choice question.
00:53
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
  • Dangerous situations are given top priority.
Section Final
10 questions
Section 3: Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
01:06
  • Defined as a scientific discipline that anticipates, recognizes, evaluation and designs controls for those environmental factors that occur in the workplace, which pose a major threat or danger to someone's health.
  • This lecture will cover Industrial hygiene and what it is and how it works.
02:14
  • Looking at the history of industrial hygiene.
  • This lecture explains how industrial hygiene has come about and how Federal agencies took over these regulations.
  • Most states there is some compensation for injuries that occur on the job.
02:01
  • Under the OSHAct, OSHA has derived the safety and health regulations and requirements.
  • This lecture explains how industrial hygiensts are used to help make OSHA and other agencies aware of hazards that exist on the job and how to keep employees safe.
01:25
  • This lecture shows the steps that the industrial hygienest analizes the jobs, sites, and workplace conditions for any hazards.
  • They inspect, researches and anlyses how chemicals or phyical hazards can effect people on the job.
02:42
  • Industrial hygenists are skilled in the evaluation and consideration of hazards and how to controll them in the workplace setting.
01:24
  • Categorized as particulates, or airborne contaminates. Some of these include: Dust, Fumes, Mists and Aerosols.
01:28
  • Chemicals can be hazardous no mater what form they take: Solids, Liquids, Gases, Mists, Dusts, Fumes and Vapors.
01:37
  • Biological hazards include items that cause infections.
  • Some of these hazards are: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi and Living organisms.
03:16
  • Physical hazards include ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radition, noise, vibration, illumination, and tempature.
03:15
  • The science of ergonomics involves an analysis of a range of tasks including: lifting, holding, pushing, walking and reaching.
00:43
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
10 questions
Section 4: Safety and Health Programs
01:31
  • OSHA says 170 Billion is the ammount of money that is charged to businesses each year for occupational hazards.
  • This lecture will introduce you to Safety and Health Programs, and how they work.
  • Why organizations should adopt these programs, and how to identify the four parts of these programs.
03:21
  • This lecture will cover the Benefits of having and using a safety and health program.
  • It reduces work-related injuries, improves moral and productivity, and reduces workers' compensation costs.
02:14
  • Learn the four key elelments of a safety and health benefit program.
  • This lecture will teach how and why each element is needed to build a comprehesive health and safety plan.
03:16
  • When management is commtited to Safety and the health of its employees, it becomes a fundamental element of an employer and workplace.
05:23
  • A full look needs to be taken of not only the jobs, but the work-sites that are use to complete a job.
  • Items that should be evaluated include: existing hazards, conditions and operations.
  • These are used to anticipate any hazards and eliminate or control them before they happen.
02:04
  • Remedies any exhisting hazards and elimnates them in the workplace.
  • This lecture also covers engineering controls and how they can help elminate hazards from the workplace.
03:47
  • Training is the backbone of any training safety and health programs.
  • This lecture explains how employees can be better informed about hazards that they may encounter on the job and how to eliminate them from occuring in the future and keep themselves and others safe on the job.
01:10
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
6 questions
Section 5: Personal Protective Equipment
01:52
  • This lecture will explain what PPE is and how to use them on the job to prevent injuries and workplace hazards.
02:21
  • Learn the two primary ways of avoiding hazards on the job.
  • This lecture will teach when the first two primary controls are unable to protect a worker from harm how PPE can help keep workers safe.
01:31
  • Know when to implement a PPE program, and how it can hlep when other protections can not stop hazards from happening.
  • These programs explain how to select, provide and using PPE.
01:58
  • This is a quiz meant to test your comprehention of the materials presented so far.
  • It is given as a mulitple choice question.
02:45
  • Hardhats must be worn to prevent common head injuries.
  • Head injuries include: Falling objects, exposed electrical conductors, and fixed, exposed objects.
02:30
  • When other protections are in place, but eye injuries can still occur, employeers must provide eye protection to employees.
  • Employees should always wear the eye protection to prevent these types of eye injuries.
01:40
  • Each year, 30 million people are exposed to noise on the job.
  • This lecture explains how hearing protection can help prevent these types of hearing injuries.
01:38
  • Hazard assessments can spot posible hazards to bodily injury.
  • Causes of bodily injury include: Intense heat, splashes, impacts, cuts, hazardous chemicals, infectious materials, and radiation.
01:52
  • Certain jobs expose workers to hand injuries.
  • These types of injuries can be caused by: Burns, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures, fractures, amputations and chemical exposures.
02:55
  • This lecture explains how to prevent foot injuries.
  • Causes include: Heavy objects, sharp objects, molten metal, or hot, wet, or slippery surfaces.
01:23
  • This is a quiz meant to test your comprehension of the materials presented so far.
  • It is given as a multiple choice question.
01:13
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
6 questions
Section 6: Respiratory Protection
01:08
  • This training will provide basic training on resparators and respritory protection to workers.
  • You will learn, what reprirators are, how they function and what is needed for a resporator to provide protection.
04:44
  • You will learn the three ways that resporators work.
  • You will also learn the different types of resporators and how each work to protect your body.
01:46
  • Learn what types of materials are used to create resporators and how they are used to keep your breathing safe.
00:38
  • This training will provide the nine classes of filters in the three series.
  • Learn each and how each work in what types of environments.
02:09
  • Color designatoins that are used to classify the canisters.
  • You will understand each type and what colors are used to designate the canisters.
00:57
  • Air purifying resporators do not provide oxegen and if there is reduced oxegen in the area, could lead to suffocation.
Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions
03:46
  • Learn that each resporator comes in different classificaitons and that each fall in to different classifications, that carry their own cautions and limitations.
01:07
  • Training is essential for understanding how to use resporators and ensure it is properly used.
  • Workers need to be trained on how to correctly wear, put on, and removing.
00:29
  • Resporators should be assigned to an indivdual.
  • Records must be maintained on when a resporator is issued.
01:52
  • Each that are contaminated must be cleaned, maintained or discarded properly.
00:43
  • When considerting protection, ask yourself: which type should I get?, what size?, what type of training?, what types of maintenance is needed? and more questions must be evaluated.
02:18
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
10 questions
Section 7: Walking and Working Surfaces
01:51
  • Slips, trips and falls are the leading (15% of all fatalities in the US) cause of injuries in the workplace.
  • Standards provide general maintance for all types of hazardous walkways.
01:58
  • This training will cover the safety requirements for general housekeeping, and walking and working surfaces.
04:41
  • We will look at standards that apply to floor openings, holes, and wall openings.
  • This training will discuss these hazards and how they can be made safe from accidents.
Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions
02:30
  • Ways to safeguard against accidents against opensided floor or platforms, and stairways.
  • When should there be a railing or when there are exceptions.
05:33
  • Porthole ladders are usefull when the other three types of ladders are not practical.
  • Learn when to use what type of ladder for what type of hazard to ensure the most safety.
01:01
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
8 questions
Section 8: Hazard Communications
01:37
  • HCS has the need and the right to know what hazards they are exposed to, and what safety percauctions are taken to keep them safe.
  • HCS evaluates and communicates the hazards information to workers.
04:36
  • 32 million workers are exposed to chemical hazards.
  • Chemical exposure can cause a mulitude of illnesses in workers.
00:58
  • Chemical manufactures are required to report the information they find to employers and manufactures. Responsible for evaluations of each chemical including flamability.
00:55
  • Employers must develop, implement, and maintain physical written hazard communication program.
  • Must contain a list of hazardous materials located in each work area.
01:54
  • Chemical manufactures must lable clearly where the chemical came from and the address of the manufacture of that chemical.
Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
01:49
  • Chemical manufactures and importers must develop MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) for all hazardous chemicals that they produce or import.
00:31
  • Employers must prepare a list of all hazardous chemicals in a workplace and compare this list against all MSDS available.
01:43
  • Employers must provide trianing for employees that come in to contact with hazardous chemicals.
01:18
  • Gives an advantage over other employers that do not know them or use them.
01:09
  • Manufacture, employer or importer must give all checmical information to nurses so they can give the proper medical treatment for a medial emergency.
02:16
  • Non-emergency situations, also give the information to medical personell if certain factors are met.
00:57
  • This lecture summarizes all the information covered in the training so far.
Section Final
3 questions
Section 9: Hazardous Materials
01:44
  • The storage and disposal of hazardous materials are an important to the envronment as well.
  • Learn how to properly dispose of hazardous materials.
01:23
  • An effective program is essential to preventing workplace injuries.
  • The proper implementation of these types of programs greatly reduces the risk of injury on the job.
01:33
  • Planning is the key element in a hazardous control plan.
  • Learn the elements and how these types of plans when properly set in place can reduce hazards in the workplace.
02:08
  • Both initial and periodic, are crutial to identify hazards.
  • These are completed by a qualifed individual, takes place before entering a site, notes must have all potential hazards.
01:18
  • Additional plans can be used in conjunction to enhance each other.
  • They can identify site-specific hazard eliminaion or control methods.

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