The following courses are provided upon request:
This course is an introduction to the occupational safety and health system in California. Participants will learn about OSHA and Cal-OSHA as government agencies that are responsible for protecting the health and safety of workers. General and specific regulations that apply to workplaces will be discussed within the course as well as workers' rights and responsibilities will be presented using cases studies.
This course covers chemical hazards and Cal-OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom). Participants will be able to identify how chemicals enter the body; list factors that influence the likelihood a person will develop health effects from a chemical exposure; and describe requirements of the Cal-OSHA HazCom standard. Also, participants will identify and evaluate two sources of information on workplace chemicals: labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
This course focuses on job exposure to bloodborne pathogens and how to prevent infection. Participants will be able to define the term "bloodborne pathogens" and give examples of the diseases they cause. They will also learn about universal precautions and what to do if they believe they may have been exposed to bloodborne pathogens on the job. This training is very interactive and has demonstrations.
Heat Illness Prevention
This course will teach participants to identify heat illnesses symptoms, what to do in case of an emergency, what regulations apply to outdoor and indoor heat in the workplace, preventative steps and some controls to placate the heat problem.
DOT Guide Book
This course will explain to participants when to use the 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and employs extensive hands-on activities using the five sections of the ERG. This course is very interactive and utilizes real case studies.