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2012 Mandatory Regulatory Safety Training announced

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to train employees in the safety and health aspects of their jobs. These requirements reflect OSHA’s belief that training is an essential part of every employer’s safety and health program for protecting workers from injuries and illnesses. This regulatory training is mandated by State and Federal regulations.

All Statewide Employees, including students, have an obligation to take their offered regulatory training. The goal is to have all Statewide Employees trained by Aug. 29, 2012.

The Statewide 2012 Regulatory Safety Training includes the following topics and their learning objectives:
 
Bragaw Emergency Action Plan
(EAP): (New in 2012)
•    Your Three Emergency Actions
•    Emergency Assembly Area
•    Health Safety & Environmental Contacts
•    Accountability Procedures
•    Audible & Visual Alarm(s)
•    Critical Operations & Procedures
•    Medical & Rescue Duties of Employees
•    Potential Building Fire Hazards
•    Any Plan Changes or Updates
 
Butrovich Emergency Action Plan (EAP):
•    Your Three Emergency Actions
•    Emergency Assembly Area
•    Health Safety & Environmental Contacts
•    Accountability Procedures
•    Audible & Visual Alarm(s)
•    Critical Operations & Procedures
•    Medical & Rescue Duties of Employees
•    Potential Building Fire Hazards
•    Any Plan Changes or Updates
 
Electrical Safety (Non-Qualified):
(New in 2012)
•    Identify Common Electric Hazards to Increase Employee Awareness of Electrical Hazards
•    Discuss the Safe Use of Electricity and Equipment
•    Discuss Why Non-Qualified Employees are Prohibited to Work with Electricity and Electricians/Qualified Employees are the Only Authorized Employees
•    Discuss Injuries & Accidents Types Related to Electrical Hazards
•    Determine Ways to Prevent Electrical Hazards
•    Develop Understanding of Basic Lock Out/Tag Out Principles and Procedures
•    Identify How to Report Electrical Hazards
 
Ergonomics & Office Safety:
•    Identify Ergonomic Hazards
•    Identify Muscular Skeletal Disorders and How to Avoid Them
•    Develop Solutions to Ergonomic Issues Using Ergonomic Principles
•    Discuss Safe Lifting Techniques
•    Identify Office Hazards
•    Develop Solutions to Office Hazards Using Hazard Identification and Problem Solving Techniques
•    Discuss Winter Safety – “ The Use of Foot Traction Devices”
 
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM):
•    Written Program
•    Training
•    Site-Specific
•    Information (MSDS/Labeling/Inventories)
•    Supervisor Responsibilities
•    Employee Responsibilities

 
The System Office of Risk Services, Health Safety & Environmental has arranged for your regulatory safety training. The following dates in 2012 have been tentatively scheduled:
 


Regulatory topics will be covered by month, so be sure to register early to ensure a place in the training. Registration and additional information will be available in March.
See you there!

*Note – Most regulatory training has an annual requirement, so if you attended safety training in 2011 you will still need to attend training in 2012. Ergonomics is the only training that does not have an annual requirement..

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