Silica Competent Person (Certification)

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Job Hazard Analysis Competent Person

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Silica Awareness

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This course is a campus-wide offering required for employees with exposures over the Action Level of 25 micrograms per cubic meter calculated as an 8 hour time weighted average. For technical issues, contact Tara Cordes at tara.cordes@wisc.edu.

Audience

Employees with respirable crystalline silica exposures.

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https://ehs.wisc.edu/training/respirable-crystalline-silica-rcs-awareness-training/

Active Threat Response Training

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The Active Threat Response training module will review the skills needed to survive a violent event. The focus is on situational awareness, decision making and the Run, Hide, Fight method of dealing with an active threat. The training incudes research results, data from survivors and practical simulations to re-enforce the material. The module includes a welcome from the UWPD Police Chief, full length active threat videos and links to resources to assist after an event.

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=threat

Managing Stress

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Join your colleagues and debrief the Managing Stress and Finding Vitality at Work Self-Guided Virtual Course! This is a live virtual discussion. You will receive a link 24 hours before the session in your email.

Why should you attend?

  • Reflect on how you have used strategies from the self-guided virtual course
  • Hear what strategies others are using to manage stress
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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Managing+Stress

Personal Resiliency and Accountability

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Resilience is the capacity to recover from difficulties. It is an ability that can be strengthened and improved. In this 90-minute virtual module, we will explore ways to increase personal resilience and show up for others during these challenging days. In this course you will:

• Learn six variables that can be strengthened to increase resilience
• Participate in a focused activity or discussion of a concept in each variable
• Develop an action plan for your personal resilience

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Resilience+

Time and Self-Management

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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

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

Welding and Flame Cutting

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To instruct on the most common types of welding, brazing, soldering and cutting (gas and arc), the hazards that are involved while performing these activities and the safety measure that shall be undertaken to minimize and prevent the occurrence of their associated hazards.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68245

Walking & Working Surfaces

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For instruction of the hazards related to working surfaces such as floors, walkways, stairs and ramps, and preventive measures for slips, trips and falls.

Module Segments
1. Sign In and Introductions
2. Module Objectives
3. OSHA Regulations
4. Walking Surfaces
5. Working Surfaces
6. Stretch Break
7. Balance, Traction & Grip
8. Ergonomics
9. Knowledge Review
10. Closing Remarks

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Contact FP&M Workplace Safety Team for upcoming or group trainings

Tunnel Entry

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To educate employees with tunnel entry responsibilities in the understanding of the hazards of working in general, constrained, confined and/or conditional environments that are present in tunnel systems. This includes use of self and team rescue devices.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68240

Traffic Controls

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Participants will receive both classroom, hands-on training and practice in the proper procedure of traffic control. Topics covered are lane closures on freeways, expressways, and public roads, identify equipment needed for lane closures, identify areas of a traffic control zone, describe and demonstrate sign and cone spacing for freeway and expressway closures, describe and demonstrate taper lengths for freeway and expressway closures, demonstrate proper set-up of required signs and demonstrate proper set-up and removal of lane closures.

Audience

This module is designed to give the participant a thorough understanding of the responsibilities of a traffic control worker.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68247

Scaffolds IV-System Scaffold

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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.

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

Scaffolds III – Tube and Clamp

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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.

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

Scaffolds II – Welded Frame & Mobile Tower

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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

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

Scaffolds I – Basic Scaffold Requirement

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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.

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

Safety Boot Camp

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To introduce the participant to basic safety skills in an ongoing educational effort to instill a culture of safety. Introductory topics include: Safety responsibilities, hazardous materials, lockout/tagout, confined spaces, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), AED/CPR, first aid, dress code and safety implications, SDS (Safety Data Sheets) procedures of handling dangerous materials, SPPC (Spill Prevention and Pollution Control) environmental safety, shop safety, intro to safely using tools and equipment. In addition, emphasizing the need to perform a safety self-assessment before proceeding with assigned activities.

For 2nd/3rd shift and 12 hour shift employees, please discuss with your supervisor.

Audience

For 2nd shift, 3rd shift, and 12 hour shift employees, please discuss with your supervisor.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=65647

Safe 30 Hour Course

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Participants will be instructed in both the 29 CFR OSHA 1910 General Industry and the 29 CFR OSHA 1926 Construction regulations and procedures as well as safety and health principles covered in the OSH Act. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using both CFR OSHA regulations as the instructional reference. Classroom lecturing and assigned regulation homework will be the method of instruction throughout the sessions. Interactive discussion is encouraged during the sessions with emphasis on learning the regulations through conversation, discussion and respectful debate. Sessions will be taught by several subject matter experts from within the organization in an effort to promote a diverse approach in our commitment to providing all employees with a safe place to work. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a verification of completion card.

Audience

The SAFE 30 Hour Course is designed for supervisors and employees with safety and health responsibilities.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68246

Safe 10 Hour Course

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The SAFE 10 Hour Course is designed to introduce participants to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry and/or construction safety and health principles covered in OSH Act Part 1910 and or Part 1926. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using the OSHA regulations as a guide. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a SAFE 10- Hour Course completion card.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68288

Respirators

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A properly fitted respirator can help protect you. Instruction will include when respirators are required; choosing a respirator that both fits properly and provides the protection for specific type of contaminants. Each employee who is required to use respiratory protection equipment must be quantitatively fit tested before any equipment can be issued.

Audience

This introductory module is designed for only those employees who have been designated by their supervisor, principal investigator, or EH&S as required to use respiratory protection equipment, and who have been medically approved, properly fitted, and trained are authorized to use such equipment.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68287

Powered Industrial Trucks

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This course will better familiarize the worker with the potential health and safety concerns associated with powered industrial trucks. 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.

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=68290