OSHA 10 Hour Training For General Industry: Emergency Response and Fire Prevention
One critical element required for an employer to provide a safe and healthy workplace to all employees is providing the training and preparation required for a calm, effective response during a workplace emergency. OSHA considers fire prevention and emergency response critical elements in creating and maintaining a safe workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors. As such, OSHA requires these important protections and enforces their implementation.
This program discusses the specific actions workers should take during the various types of emergencies that could occur in or near their work area as well as their roles and responsibilities when it comes to housekeeping and fire prevention. Other topics include fire prevention plans, emergency exit routes, combustible dust, flammable liquids, electrical safety, and how and when to use a fire extinguisher.