April 13, 2022

Lockout/Tagout

If a device starts up unexpectedly, you can be severely injured. Fortunately, lockout/tagout procedures prevent devices from accidentally starting up. As long as the processes are followed correctly, lockout/tagout procedures play a valuable role in protecting you from workplace hazards. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Understand the lockout/tagout process - Identify the main components of an electrical and a pneumatic lockout/tagout - Follow the steps to perform an electrical lockout/tagout - Complete a pneumatic lockout/tagout
April 13, 2022

Fire Safety

A workplace fire can have nightmarish consequences. To avoid tragic results, employers need to train their employees on fire hazards in the workplace and what to do in case a fire does occur. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Know how a fire starts - Explain the difference between the classes of fire - Apply fire safety guidelines - Practice a fire drill
April 13, 2022

Fire Extinguishers

Selecting the wrong type of fire extinguisher for a fire or using it incorrectly can make a bad situation worse. Using a fire extinguisher isn's just about picking up the nearest one and using it to fight a fire. Selecting the right fire extinguisher for the fire and following the PASS sequence can make a big difference in your firefighting success. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Understand how a fire extinguisher works - Match a fire extinguisher to a class of fire - Use a fire extinguisher
April 13, 2022

Material Handling Basics

Material handling plays an important role in today's workplace. It involves moving physical objects from one location to another. However, handling and storing materials isn's without risk. In fact, mishandling materials is the single largest cause of accidents and injuries in the workplace. Recognizing potential hazards and following basic safety precautions can help reduce the likelihood of injuries or fatalities. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Identify potential hazards - Follow guidelines to safely move materials - Stack and store materials
April 13, 2022

Powered Industrial Trucks

At times, employees will need to move materials mechanically. To reduce the number of accidents associated with workplace equipment, employers must train employees on how to safely and effectively use this equipment. In this course, you will discover how you can safely use conveyors and powered industrial trucks to move and store materials. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Safely move material using conveyors - Identify the different classes of powered industrial trucks - Recognize the hazards associated with forklifts - Know how to safely operate forklifts and powered industrial trucks
April 13, 2022

Crane and Rigging Safety

Cranes can help you lift, lower, and move heavy loads. Although cranes are a great help when moving materials mechanically, they also come with their own set of safety hazards. In this course, you will discover how to safely use cranes and slings to move and store materials. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Follow safety guidelines to operate a crane - Use rigging equipment to lift a load - Identify common sling configurations - Properly care for and use slings
April 13, 2022

Hand Tool Safety

No matter which manufacturing subindustry you work in, more than likely your job involves working with tools. Whenever you work with hand and cutting tools, you need to follow certain safety guidelines to avoid workplace accidents. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Identify tool hazards - Explain hand tool safety guidelines - Follow cutting tool safety guidelines - Maintain hand tools
April 13, 2022

Power Tool Safety

Power tools require a few more safety precautions than hand tools. Following additional guidelines when working with all types of power tools goes a long way toward keeping you safe in the workplace. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Understand how guards and safety devices work - Identify power tool hazards - Explain power tool safety guidelines - Protect yourself while working with electric tools - Follow pneumatic tool safety guidelines
April 13, 2022

Sheet Metal and Compressed Gas Safety

Working with sheet metal can be dangerous due to the nature of the material. Welding and cutting sheet metal involves using compressed gases to produce a high temperature flame. In this course, you will discover everything you need to know to safely work with sheet metal and compressed gases. By the end of this course, you will be able to - Know sheet metal safety guidelines - Follow safety guidelines to store, use, and transport compressed gas cylinders