Health and Safety Management

Description:

This module will provide pertinent information relating to Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, job site inspections, accident prevention programs, management commitment and employee involvement, worksite analysis, job hazard analysis, hazard prevention and control, incident investigations, how to conduct safety meetings, and supervisory communication. Supervisors are required to understand the key role they play in job site safety and to enable them to carry out their safety and health responsibilities effectively.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68277

Hazardous Material

Description:

This module covers standards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Module topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying, dipping and use of electrical equipment in hazardous locations are also discussed. Upon module completion participants will have the ability to assess compliance with regulations, determine hazardous (classified) locations, and proper moving, storing, and handling of hazardous materials.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68276

Hazard Communications

Description:

The purpose of this module is to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are classified and that information concerning the classified hazards is transmitted to employers and employees. The requirements of this section are intended to be consistent with the provisions of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68280

Hand and Power Tools

Description:

This module details a variety of different ways to avoid the hazards of tool use, avoid exposing workers to electrical contact, and instructs learners on how to identify safe work practices for the use of tools. This module also instructs on categories of tools as well as the safe usage and storage of specific tools.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68243

Forklift Safety

Description:

The content in this module is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Objectives for this module are to define the operator requirements for powered industrial trucks, distinguish several types of powered industrial trucks, recognize some general engineering principles associated with powered industrial truck safety, distinguish potential occupational health and safety concerns associated with the use and maintenance of powered industrial trucks, describe safe loading and unloading methods, identify general inspection and maintenance procedures. The classroom portion of this module is followed by hands on instruction and operation of a powered industrial truck as part of the certification process.

Audience

This module is designed for personnel who work with or around a powered industrial truck (a.k.a. forklift) used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack, or tier materials. It will better familiarize the worker with the potential health and safety concerns associated with powered industrial trucks.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68042

Focus Four Hazards of Construction

Description:

This module provides an overview of construction related struck by and caught in between hazards, fall protection and basic electrical safety. Falls, struck-by, caught in or stuck between and/or electrical hazards are the top 4 fatality causing events in the workplace. This module is intended to educate employees in the industry to these specific hazards so they can prepare for, avoid and/or ultimately minimize or eliminate the hazards from the workplace.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68286

First Aid

Description:

The purpose of this module is to help participants identify and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions in their environment, recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It teaches skills that participants need to know in order to provide immediate care of a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68285

Fire Protection and Means of Exit

Description:

This module provides fundamental information regarding the history of fire prevention, use of fire codes, identification and correction of fire hazards, and the relationships of fire prevention with built-in fire protection systems, fire investigation, and fire and life safety education.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68282

Fire Prevention

Description:

This module provides the student with an understanding of fire prevention and fire safety education programs. Participants are instructed on both fire prevention and fire safety education, application of the principles of life safety in buildings and how these principles provide the foundation for fire prevention.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68284

Fall Protection

Description:

Module topics include principles of fall arrest, restraint and positioning (ARP) to prevent the occurrence of a fall. Instruction includes selection of the applicable fall prevention or protection components; limitations of fall arrest and prevention systems and the regulations regarding fall protection. Participate in demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment including the procedure to implement a fall prevention, protection and/or rescue plan for assigned activities.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68212

Excavation and Soil Mechanics

Description:

This module covers the safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and un-shored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and participants participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Upon course completion participants will have the ability to assess the associated hazards and utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations and training requirements.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68274

Evacuation and Emergency Planning

Description:

This module covers OSHA requirements for emergency action and fire protection plans. Module topics include purpose and requirements of emergency action and fire prevention plans, elements of emergency evacuation plans, and features of design and maintenance of emergency exit routes. Participants will participate in workshops pertaining to the development of emergency action plans. Upon module completion participants will have the ability to implement an emergency action plan, recognize violations of OSHA exit route requirements, determine whether their department requires an emergency action plan; implement workplace emergency action and fire protection plans.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68283

Electrical Safety NFPA 70E

Description:

This module covers Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Module topics include single and three- phase electrical systems, cord and plug connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition, standards, policies, procedures and applicable portions of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Upon module completion participants will have the ability to understand the severity of electrical current on the human body, recognize and evaluate actual and potential electrical hazards, determine hazard abatement measures, and understand the proper use of electrical testing and electrical protective equipment. Participants of this module will have had advanced training and/or experience in an electrical discipline. In addition, this module is in part a requirement by the NFPA 70E as a refresher module. The how to perform hazard identification and risk assessment analysis will be emphasized. Advanced electrical safety topics will be reviewed and discussed.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68270

Electrical Protective Equipment

Description:

Electrical Protective Equipment is designed to isolate an employee from energized systems, equipment and/or machines. It has specific intended uses and must be issued, worn and maintained while in service by employees with electrical responsibilities. Module Objective: When to use electrical protective equipment; demonstration and discussion of the available styles, types and classifications of electrical protective equipment; how to select, complete field inspections and maintain electrical protective equipment while in active service.

Audience

Employees with electrical responsibilities.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68273

Cranes and Rigging

Description:

This program outlines the procedures for safe operations and the training requirements regarding overhead cranes, hoists and rigging equipment.

Audience

Overhead cranes, hoists, and rigging equipment are used for lifting and moving materials. In order to maintain a safe workplace for its employees, only qualified individuals shall operate these devices.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68271

Control of Hazardous Energy aka Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

Description:

Module topics include types of hazardous energy, detecting hazardous conditions, implementing control measures as they relate to the control of hazardous energy, developing and implementing energy control programs including written isolation procedures, training of authorized; affected employees, and periodic audit of energy control procedures using the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Standard. Upon module completion the student will have the ability to explain the importance of energy control programs, procedures, training, audits and methods of controlling hazardous energy.

Audience

For those who have roles and responsibilities in developing and implementing a control of hazardous energy program or lock-out tag-out (LOTO) for the protection of themselves and or other employees while performing servicing and maintenance activities on systems, machines and/or equipment.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68219

Confined Space Entry

Description:

Module topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This module features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development. Upon module completion, participants will have the ability to identify permit and non-permit required confined spaces, reference the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard, conduct atmospheric testing, and implement a permit-required confined space program.

Audience

For those who are at risk of exposure to the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68210

Boiler Operation Safety

Description:

This module provides the basic knowledge to safely operate and maintain boiler systems. Instruction includes the fundamentals of boiler operation and maintenance. Covers steam, feed water, fuel, and draft systems. Includes boiler water treatment and hot water heating systems. Introduces safe mechanical operating procedures used in the industry. Objectives: Understand the basic concepts of steam, hot water, feed water, fuel, and draft systems. Understand the basic boiler cycle and boiler water chemistry. Know how to use the tools and equipment of the trade. Describe and demonstrate the fundamentals of safe boiler operation and maintenance.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68267

Blood Borne Pathogens

Description:

The module teaches how blood borne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This module is one of the requirements of the OSHA Blood borne Pathogens Standard. After taking this module, students should talk with their employer about their workplace’s specific policies and procedures.

Audience

For those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68269

Asbestos Awareness

Description:

This training consists of information regarding asbestos and its various uses and forms. Training also includes information on the health effects associated with asbestos exposure. This module includes available information concerning the locations of thermal systems insulation and surfacing ACM/PACM, and asbestos containing flooring material, or flooring material where the absence of asbestos has not yet been certified; and instruction in recognition of damage, deterioration, and delamination of ACM.

Audience

Required and very important instruction for employees whose work activities may contact asbestos containing material (ACM) or presumed asbestos-containing material (PACM) but do not disturb the ACM or PACM during their work activities.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68211