Work area safety can be greatly improved by paying attention to little things that may be overlooked. A clean, organized work area, wide, clear walkways, and proper lifting techniques go a long way toward keeping you safe on the job.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the importance of housekeeping
  • Identify walkways and exits 
  • Create an ergonomic work environment
  • Maintain a correct, neutral posture
  • Use proper lifting techniques
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.2

Confined spaces present some unique hazards that you normally would not encounter in an open workplace. As a result, some confined spaces require that workers have permits to work in them. However, an entry permit doesn’t make unsafe work safe.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe a confined space
  • Recognize hazards in a confined space
  • Follow guidelines for working in a permit space
  • Understand the importance of an entry permit
  • Identify the types of entry permits
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1

Falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and fatalities. Employers can reduce the risk of falling from elevated surfaces by providing fall protection equipment. In addition, you, as an employee, can minimize the risk of falling by following simple safety guidelines.

Learning Objectives
  • Know the steps employers must take to prevent falls
  • Identify fall protection systems 
  • Follow safety guidelines for scaffold work
  • Stay safe when working on an aerial lift
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.3

Many types of ladders are available. Because you run the risk of falling any time you are working at an elevated height, it is important to choose the correct ladder for the job. You also need to follow ladder safety guidelines to reduce your risk of injury.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the different types of ladders
  • Follow ladder safety guidelines 
  • Inspect a ladder
  • Climb a ladder using three-point contact
  • Set up a ladder correctly
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.1