Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments

Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments provides essential information while assisting first responder organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Bloodborne diseases continue to pose major health problems. Increasing infection rates for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are now making them as serious a concern as HIV, the virus[..]

Bloodborne Pathogens in Commercial and Industrial Facilities

Bloodborne Pathogens in Commercial and Industrial Facilities provides essential information while assisting commercial and industrial organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Bloodborne diseases continue to pose major health problems. Increasing infection rates for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are now making them as serious a[..]

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness provides employees with important information, and helps employers comply with the training requirements of the OSHA Asbestos Standard. Before the negative health effects of asbestos were fully understood, this hazardous substance was used in thousands of products and building materials. And asbestos-containing materials can be found in many buildings even today. Employees such[..]

Aerial Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments

Aerial Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments reviews the various types of aerial lifts, make employees aware of the hazards that are associated with these lifts, and give them the information that they’ll need to work safely… whether they’re using a lift or working around one. Topics covered in this program: Include the types of aerial lifts and the training required to[..]

Safety Showers & Eye Washes in the Laboratory

Safety Showers and Eye Washes in the Laboratory reviews the correct ways to use this equipment, and emphasizes the need for quick action after a chemical splash or spill. Employees may never need a safety shower or an eye wash… but if they do, knowing the proper procedures for using them can prevent serious injury, or possibly even save a life. Topics covered in this program: include[..]

Safe Handling of Laboratory Glassware

Safe Handling of Laboratory Glassware discusses the nature of various types of glassware, and the problems it can cause… as well as the need for employees to use and maintain laboratory glassware safely. Broken glassware causes more laboratory accidents than any other hazard. Because it is so fragile, glassware can easily fracture if it is bumped, dropped or too much pressure is applied to[..]

Preventing Contamination in the Laboratory

Preventing Contamination in the Laboratory emphasizes the need to recognize situations that could lead to contamination, and discusses what can be done to prevent contamination from occurring. Handling hazardous chemicals and specimens requires a great deal of caution. If substances are not properly controlled, hazards can spread and contaminate other materials, work areas… even employees.[..]

Planning for Laboratory Emergencies

Planning for Laboratory Emergencies discusses how to minimize damage and prevent injuries if an emergency should occur. A caustic acid hose has just erupted…an experiment has shown unexpected reactions… what should employees do to deal with these and other emergencies? Employees need to know when and how they should act in an emergency situation. Topics covered in this[..]

OSHA Formaldehyde Standard

The OSHA Formaldehyde Standard provides training that is required by this standard, and focuses on the rules and procedures that the standard establishes for working with this potentially dangerous chemical. While Formaldehyde is used in many laboratory operations, it can be a serious health hazard. The results of mishandling Formaldehyde can be serious. They can range from the short-term[..]

Orientation to Laboratory Safety

Orientation to Laboratory Safety shows both new employees and seasoned veterans the importance of safety in the laboratory… as well as reviews the OSHA regulations and good safety practices that apply to the laboratory environment. A laboratory can be a dangerous place, and with the daily pressures to get things done, employees can be tempted to take shortcuts and ignore safety precautions.[..]