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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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