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Two-Day OSHA Compliance Update Workshop Live or Webinar
This training program features a comprehensive update on the very latest changes in OSHA rules and guidelines. In addition, it provides you with intensive training in solid, real-world solutions for maintaining OSHA compliance -- and maintaining a safer workplace. Plus, you learn how to handle one of today's biggest safety threats: workplace violence. Keywords: webinar, webinars, virtual learning, online learning. Fee per person: $269
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Who Should Attend?
Safety Managers; Those involved in training employees in safety rules
Facility Managers; Human Resource Personnel; Business Owners; Supervisors and Managers
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In addition to this wealth of must-know safety compliance information, we’ll feature a special section on Preventing Workplace Violence. The alarming statistics speak for themselves: Some 2 million employees are physically or verbally assaulted at work every year. You’ll learn where your organization is most at risk, how to shore up holes in your security, and warning signs that an employee or visitor potentially may be violent.
What You’ll Learn
- Get up-to-date fast on OSHA’s latest changes
- Gain cost-saving ergonomics solutions
- Prevent common safety hazards that result in OSHA violations
- Meet OSHA’s stringent record-keeping requirements in less time
- Know where OSHA inspectors are most likely to look – and
- Avoid huge fines by understanding compliance basics for bloodborne pathogens, HazCom, EAP, site-specific training, lockout/tagout.
Who Should Attend
- Safety Managers
- Those involved in training employees in safety rules
- Facility Managers
- Human Resource Personnel
- Business Owners
- Supervisors and Managers
OSHA Compliance Basics: Understanding Your Responsibilities and Rights as an Employer
- First things first: What OSHA is and why it exists
- The General Duty Clause (GDC) and how it affects
- Your organization’s basic responsibilities under OSHA – and your rights
- Recognizing your employees’ rights and responsibilities
- A word of warning: New electronic filing option makes it easier than ever for employees to file complaints with OSHA
- Demystifying OSHA’s lexicon to define citation, violation, standards, guidelines, recognized hazard, serious physical harm and many more
- Best resources for staying current on changes (and new interpretations) in OSHA regulations and requirements
Safety First: Preventing Common Hazards That Result in Safety Violations
- Safety violations most frequently cited by OSHA and how you can prevent these accidents waiting to happen
- Defining OSHA’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and its key components
- Mandatory elements your organization’s EAP must contain
- Principal Components of the Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard – and why you should know them backward and forward
- Regulations for controlling hazardous energy: Understanding Lockout/Tagout and when it is required
- Example of a typical Lockout/Tagout Program that meets OSHA standards
- OSHA’s general requirements for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- “Gray areas” in OSHA’s Accident Prevention Guidelines that could cost your organization plenty
How to Comply With OSHA’s Stringent Training Requirements
- New “site-specific” training requirements: What constitutes “effective site-specific training”?
- Latest compliance directive for the “powered industrial truck” (forklift) operator training standard
- Instances when you MUST train personnel to comply with OSHA standards
- A list of specific federal OSHA standards that mandate training
- How to properly document training – and why failing to do so can cost your organization plenty
- Core elements of an effective training program that meets OSHA requirements
- Understanding how OSHA evaluates your training
- Most common reasons why safety training programs fail – the answers may surprise you!
- Training requirements – from EAP to PPE – that often go overlooked ... until OSHA arrives
UPDATE! OSHA’s Latest Standards, Rulings and Proposals – and How They’ll Impact Your Organization
- The proposed Ergonomics Program Standard defined – and why nearly 2 million employees suffer musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace annually
- What constitutes “an OSHA recordable MSD,” triggering implementation of a full ergonomics program?
- Essential elements of an effective ergonomics program
- Examples of low-cost ergonomic interventions that reduce or prevent MSDs
- Examining the “Quick Fix” option and how to make it work for your organization
- The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard: Does it affect your organization? You’ll be surprised!
- Essential components of an Exposure Control Plan (ECP) that meets OSHA’s standard
- Important requirements for nonhealth-care industry employers, including vaccinations, training and PPE
- Draft of the Proposed Safety and Health Program Rule and what it will mean to your organization
- Other late-breaking directives, interpretations and guidelines from OSHA
Sanity-Saving Guidelines for Keeping Records the OSHA Way
- Review of OSHA’s record-keeping requirements, including status of latest revisions in reporting systems
- Critical steps required for your organization’s OSHA record-keeping system
- Definitions of injury, illness, medical treatment and other terms relating to OSHA record-keeping
- Guidelines for determining which injuries and illnesses are “recordable”
- Record-keeping required for chemical exposure and other related medical occurrences
- A step-by-step example of reporting a work injury to meet OSHA requirements
- How long do you need to retain OSHA records and where are you required to keep them?
- WARNING! The most frequently cited record-keeping violations
- Time-saving tips for making OSHA record-keeping less of a chore
Always Be Prepared! How to Be Ready for an OSHA Site Inspection
- Be proactive! Step-by-step guidelines for developing a Pre-Inspection Contingency Plan
- OSHA secrets revealed: An insider’s look at the OSHA inspection process
- Understanding your rights when the compliance officer arrives unannounced at your door
- Workplace hotspots: a list of places (and records) where inspectors are sure to look
- A look at OSHA’s penalty system and just how much violations could cost your organization
- If your organization is cited ... what your options are and recommendations on how to proceed
- How to contest an OSHA citation – and when is it worth it?
- The Program Evaluation Profile (PEP): What it is and how it’s scored
Preventing Workplace Violence: OSHA Guidelines for Reducing Risk to Your Employees
- Is your organization among those most likely to experience workplace violence? Find out!
- Organizational factors that contribute to workplace violence
- “Danger zones” where acts of workplace violence are most likely to occur
- Strangers? Clients? Employees? Recognizing who poses the greatest threat and commits which types of violent acts
- Red-flag behaviors and other indicators that an employee or prospective hire may be capable of violence
- 12 danger-prevention measures you can implement to minimize or eliminate workplace violence
- Guidelines for developing an effective Workplace Violence Prevention Program
- Security rules and devices that will keep your facility safer for employees and guests
- Tips for defusing a potentially explosive situation when tensions rise
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m. on day 1
Lunch is on your own.
If you cannot attend, you may send a substitute or receive a credit memo toward a future workshop. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop, your registration fee will be refunded less a $10 enrollment charge.
National Seminars Training is focused on meeting the ever-expanding continuing education needs of adult professionals in all industries and professions. Our sole mission is to provide the results-producing training you need, when and where you need it, and at a price that is cost-effective for you and your organization.
National Seminars Training is a d/b/a of The Continuing Education Center, Inc., a subsidiary of the Graceland College Center for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning, Inc. Graceland University, founded in 1895, is a private, four-year liberal arts university whose continuing education outreach is committed to providing high-quality opportunities for ongoing professional development. The Center has helped advance the careers of more than 10 million participants in business training seminars throughout the U.S. and around the world.
If you cannot attend a workshop for which you are registered, you may send a substitute or receive a credit memo toward a future workshop. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop, your registration fee will be refunded less a $10 enrollment charge.
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