This course covers newly updated and expanded subject of industrial safety, including unsafe acts and conditions, and employer/employee responsibility for job safety. Explains government involvement in ensuring a safe workplace. Individual lessons discuss safety in various situations – using tools and machinery, handling chemicals and other materials, and working with electricity. Other lessons discuss personal protective equipment and fire safety. Includes expanded coverage of many health hazards – asbestos, noise, radiation, and fetal exposures. Covers ergonomics and environmental responsibility. Concludes with a lesson on the importance of maintaining a safe work environment.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe government’s role in workplace safety
- Identify safe industrial practices including personal protective equipment, and health and fire safety
- Choose correct ergonomic and environmental standards
- Demonstrate this knowledge on a multiple choice final exam
Registration for this course entitles the student to course support from SkillWorks. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an official Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Board of Registration of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities for operator certification renewal for the licenses listed in the table of course details above.