Industrial Safety and Health (Course# 109.1) has been pre-approved for 12 TCHs (1.2 IACET CEUs) of operator certification renewal continuing education training for both drinking water and wastewater operators by operator certification boards in multiple states including the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities.
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
SkillWorks provides 24/7 learning support by phone for registered students. Students earn an official course certificate of completion for 12 training contact hours (1.2 IACET CEUs) of continuing education training by passing the final exam.
SkillWorks, Inc. does not receive payment or other economic benefit from the manufacturers, distributors or vendors of any products shown, discussed or otherwise included in the instructional materials for any course.