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Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH)

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June 12, 2023 - June 15, 2023

8:00 am - 4:30 pm ET

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center
743 Hemlock Avenue
Bldg. 200, Room #143
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
United States

In-person Training

4.00 days

1395.00 Members/1750.00 Non-Members

Principles of Occupational Safety & Health

Class Details

This certificate in principles of safety is an intensive four-day course covering 19 topics that provide a solid understanding of fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The course focuses on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program.

POSH is a great introduction for anyone new to safety responsibilities and an excellent review for experienced safety practitioners.

We cover the following topics and more: 

  • How to examine prior incidents to help you avoid mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of your safety initiatives
  • Record-keeping to prevent injuries and meet OSHA requirements
  • How to develop an emergency action plan
  • How to plan and conduct safety inspections
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan 

This course is 4 days, 2.6 NSC CEUs, 2.6 COCs. Plus, it includes over $350 in safety reference materials. 

Examine dozens of important workplace safety topics: 

  • How OSHA affects your organization
  • Uses and benefits of record keeping to prevent injuries and illness and meet OSHA requirements
  • The reason behind safety inspections and how to effectively plan and conduct them
  • The who, what, when, where, and how of incident investigations
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan
  • Components of the communication process and how to improve the effectiveness of safety messages
  • How to section and reduce
  • Anticipate recognize, evaluate and control hazards, and determine an acceptable level of risk
  • Create an effective safety team and facilitate productive safety meetings
  • Define ergonomics, assess ergonomic risk factors, and recommend corrective actions
  • Determine when personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used and ways to increase employee acceptance of PPE
  • Develop an emergency action plan
  • Use a safety orientation program to improve employee performance and reduce incidents and costs
  • implement various employee involvement techniques

Plus five all-new modules:

  1. Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control
  2. Employee Involvement
  3. Safety Training
  4. Safety Teams and Committees
  5. Emergency Action Planning

Course fee includes over $350 worth of reference materials: Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Administration & Programs CD, Accident Prevention Manual (13th Ed.), Engineering & Technology CD, Injury Facts CD-ROM, and Resource CD.

We now include a resource CD with more than 75 valuable reference documents: Self Inspection Checklist, Job Safety Analysis Form, Causal Factors Checklist, and a variety of OSHA tools and fact sheets.

Additional Information

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