Time and Self-Management

Description:

Time Management is really all about self-management. Everyone has a finite amount of minutes, hours, and days to get work done. But, some people are able to accomplish more than others. This class will explore where your energy is spent and strategies for how to consciously decide how to eliminate or mitigate obstacles that get in the way of productivity.

As a result of this module, you will:

• Identify where you currently spend and where you want to spend time and energy
• Recognize your time/self-management skills and weaknesses, in order to minimize or eliminate “time robbers”
• Utilized strategies and create an action plan to better manage time/self

Register:
https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Time+and+Self-Managemen

Benefits 101

Description:
The session provides new WRS employees at UW-Madison with benefit plan information, including:

– How to enroll in new employee benefits
– What is the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)?
– State Group Health plan options (what insurance will cost you, how it will work)
– Income Continuation Insurance (ICI), a type of disability insurance
– Brief overviews of supplemental plans (dental, vision, life and accident insurance, flexible spending and the 403b and 457b retirement plans)

Most benefits have 30-day enrollment deadlines, so plan to attend within the first 30 days of employment. If you are unable to attend a Benefits 101 within your first 30 days of employment, please review:

– YouTube video of Benefits 101 presentation
– Most new employees can enroll in insurance plans online using Self-service (eBenefits)
– Informational brochures and application forms

If you register for an online live session: information on how to join will be emailed to you before the session.
If you register for an in-person session: please note the location at time of sign up.

Contact Info:
Any questions regarding this event, registration or cancellations can be directed to the UW-Madison Benefits Services.
Benefits Forms and Publications can be found at: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/benefits/forms-publications.aspx
Register:
https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=benefits+101

Scaffolds IV-System Scaffold

Description:

Modules introduces the participant the appropriate scaffold construction methods which include: erecting, moving or altering scaffolds properly, and protecting from falling objects or tools. The module includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. Inspection and fall protection are also discussed. For system scaffold.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68242

Scaffolds III – Tube and Clamp

Description:

Modules introduces the participant the appropriate scaffold construction methods which include: erecting, moving or altering scaffolds properly, and protecting from falling objects or tools. The module includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. Inspection and fall protection are also discussed. For tube and clamp scaffolding.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68241

Scaffolds II – Welded Frame & Mobile Tower

Description:

Modules introduces the participant the appropriate scaffold construction methods which include: erecting, moving or altering scaffolds properly, and protecting from falling objects or tools. The module includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. Inspection and fall protection are also discussed. For welded frame and mobile tower scaffolding

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=67824

Scaffolds I – Basic Scaffold Requirement

Description:

Modules introduces the participant the appropriate scaffold construction methods which include: erecting, moving or altering scaffolds properly, and protecting from falling objects or tools. The module includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. Inspection and fall protection are also discussed.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=67825

Personal Protective Equipment

Description:

The participant will be instructed on the importance of wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Identify PPE responsibilities: management to select PPE appropriately to task and to require its use, employees to use selected PPE consistently and correctly. Identify some of the uses and limitations of protection provided by specific types of PPE focusing on common examples of eye/face, head, body, foot, and hand protection. Explain the importance of assuring good fit and how to inspect, clean, and maintain PPE.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68292

Overhead and Gantry Cranes

Description:

The content in this module is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this module are: specify general safety issues of cranes, hoisting, and rigging, define the purpose of the crane safety program, describe general inspection practices, describe testing practices, describe basic load handling considerations, specify operator responsibilities, recognize standard hand signals.

Audience

This module is designed to educate the worker on the significant safety issues to be considered while moving large, heavy loads associated with today’s manufacturing and construction industries.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68291

Office Safety Awareness

Description:

Office workers are often not initially thought of as being very susceptible to injury because they are not performing traditional higher hazard and risky physical labor tasks. The fact is office personnel are still exposed to hazards, which must be identified by inspection, hazard analysis and reporting. These hazards must be controlled through equipment changes, training, employee awareness and behavior, ergonomic adjustments and administrative controls.

Audience

Employees who work in an office setting.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68293

Material Handling

Description:

Warehousing has become an increasingly hazardous area in which to work. Injuries may occur (and be prevented) related to forklifts/ PITs, materials handling, warehouse distribution issues, slips, trips, falls/walking and working surfaces, improper lifting, ergonomics, insufficient hazard communication (new GHS), guarding floor and wall openings, exit routes, emergency action and fire prevention plans.

Audience

The module is designed for warehouse workers, focusing on many hazards and injuries that are likely to be encountered in warehouse operations.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68294

Machine and Machine Guarding

Description:

This module covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards. Module topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (lock out; tag out), guarding of portable powered tools, and common OSHA machine guarding violations. Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machine safeguarding inspection workshops. Upon module completion participants will have the ability to describe common machine hazards and sources of energy, identify resources for assisting with machine guarding issues, and determine methods of control and hazard abatement, and selection of appropriate machine safe guards.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68299

Lead Awareness

Description:

It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with lead exposure and requirements to reduce or eliminate exposure. The content in this module is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: identify sources of lead exposure, identify adverse health effects associated with lead exposure, specify the purpose and elements of the Medical Surveillance Program; Medical Removal Protection Program and specify controls included in work practices to reduce lead exposures.

Audience

Required and very important instruction for employees whose work activities may contact lead.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68297

Ladders

Description:

The intent of the module is to provide the participant with information about the hazards involved with the use of ladders and control methods that will greatly reduce these hazards. The content in this module is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: identify hazards related to the general use of ladders, and how to control these hazards, describe the types of portable ladders and their use, capacities, and safety considerations, describe the specific use, capacities, and safety features of fixed ladders, specify proper guidelines for ladder care and maintenance.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68296

Introduction to OSHA

Description:

Participants will gain an understanding of a basic knowledge of: OSHA’s history and mission, employee rights, employer responsibilities, standards, inspections, State of Wisconsin safety and health resources. Included will be an explanation of the relationship of OSHA and the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68298

Incident Investigation

Description:

This module will provide an overview of incident investigation and reporting procedures. The investigation and reporting process helps to provide a safe working environment by determining the causes, then reporting them so that incidents are prevented in the future. The content in this module is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this module are: differentiate between the three cause levels of incidents, actions, omissions, events, conditions, or a combination thereof, that lead to an incident, recognize why an incident should be investigated, recall the steps for conducting a formal investigation, identify recommended interviewing techniques, describe problem solving techniques commonly used in investigations, and recall topics included in an investigative report.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68295

Hot Work Permitting

Description:

To educate the participant that Hot Work is any work that involves working exposure to open flames, sparks or anything that could potentially start a fire. This Hot Work module is designed to make you aware of the hazards involved with welding, soldering, cutting, and brazing. This is an awareness program that introduces Hot Work safety information and the requirement to use hot work permits.

Audience

Employee who have any work that involves working exposure to open flames, sparks or anything that could potentially start a fire.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68275

Heavy Equipment Operation

Description:

This module will examine the hazards associated with the operation of heavy equipment and the steps required to minimize or eliminate the hazard for safe operation. Topics include examination of the dangers of heavy equipment operations, Safety issues for bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, articulated front end loaders, skid steer loaders, graders, farm tractors, utility vehicles, heavy dump trucks, bucket trucks, snow removal equipment pre-shift inspections, ground based workers, highway work zone safety, trenching and shoring, fire safety, fall protection, jump starting, loading, unloading and transportation, job hazard analysis, and first aid. Participants will gain insights on how to establish practices and procedures that provide a framework for compliance and actions they should incorporate into their day-to-day operations.

Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68278

Hearing Conservation

Description:

This module instructs on the evaluation and reduction of noise hazards. Module topics include properties of sound, noise-induced hearing loss, noise exposure control, selection and use of hearing protection and conducting sound level surveys. Demonstrations of noise instrumentation and hearing protection devices are featured. Upon module completion students will understand the properties of sound and its relationship to noise-induced hearing loss, hearing protection usage and how to request sound level surveys.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68281

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.

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