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 UW–Madison Police Department conducts an Active Shooter Response training presentation for students, faculty, and staff, designed to provide an overview of an active shooter event. Our instructors are experienced law enforcement trainers whose main goal is to share tactics and techniques that can and will help you survive a crisis — specifically, to survive an active shooter incident.

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

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

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

Personal Protective Equipment

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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

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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.

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

Office Safety Awareness

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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.

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