Industrial Safety Overview
Whether this is your first job or you're an experienced worker, you must be aware that one of the most important responsibilities you have is doing your job as safely as possible. Studies indicate that most workplace injuries are caused by unsafe acts and a large percentage of these injuries are suffered by new employees. No matter what kind of work we do or what type of environment we work in, different hazards exist that must be avoided. By developing a personal commitment to safety, each one of us can prevent injuries that involve these hazards and unsafe acts.
This program covers many specific training subjects essential for new employees, while stressing the importance of a good safety attitude. Topics include safety responsibilities, working with machines, lockout/tagout, electrical safety, power tools, warning signs and chemical safety. Good housekeeping, emergency plans, ladder safety, fall prevention, lifting techniques, lifting equipment, PPE, infectious materials and medical testing programs are also covered.