For workers, the risks are high. Vehicular accidents are the leading cause of work related deaths. In fact, about 40% of work-related fatalities involve motor vehicle accidents, and in recent years that percentage has risen. This program addresses both the leading risk factors for motor vehicle accidents and how to ensure safety through accident prevention.
This program focuses on the dangers and consequences of getting behind the wheel when you’re unable or unwilling to pay full attention to driving safely. It demonstrates and explains how any drug, whether it’s legal, illegal, prescribed, or over-the-counter, or any distraction, like spilling a drink , sending a text, or correcting a child can cause the same risky behaviors and have the same devastating effects.
In a typical year, about 30,000 people are killed and 1 million injured in motor vehicle accidents in the United States alone. This program reminds workers of the dangers they face on the road, then shows them how to prevent accidents and keep themselves injury-free through vehicle inspection, knowledge of road rules, and safe driving techniques.
Workers in many different industries run the risk of exposure to fire hazards such as flash fires, electric arc flashes and combustible dust flashes. This program focuses on the protective qualities of flame resistant clothing (FRC) and how it can help to keep workers safe on the job.
According to OSHA, 40 million American workers in 5 million workplaces require training on the new HazCom requirements under the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, known as the GHS. This short program, specifically designed to build on the employee’s previous HazCom training, provides all the GHS training your employees will require for a smooth transition into the GHS era.
To reduce the safety and environmental hazards that can result from hazardous releases, OSHA mandated the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard, also known as HAZWOPER. This program will give you an overview of employee rights and responsibilities that apply when working with and around hazardous substances.