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Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH), Madison

August 13 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 4:30 pm

Registration/Networking: 8:00-8:30 am (day one only)
Course: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (lunch included each day)

Earns the Certificate in Principles of Safety & Health, and a required course for the National Safety Council’s Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC).

Course Overview

The premier course for those new to safety, POSH gives you a balanced perspective of the full scope of occupational safety and health issues. You’ll go beyond the basics of compliance to learn best practices that help prevent injuries and related costs. Gain management’s support for your efforts and learn applications that you’ll use throughout your safety career. This course is a great introduction for anyone with safety responsibilities, and an excellent review for those with more experience.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

  • Develop a complete safety program
  • Understand and implement the essential concepts and techniques of workplace safety and health management
  • Identify the resources necessary to develop an effective workplace safety program
  • How to apply safety concepts and plans to work processes and products
  • How communication works in an organization and the factors that will influence your safety plan
  • How to analyze data to identify patterns and trends in injuries and incidents
  • The who, what, when, where, and how of incident investigations
  • The influence of OSHA and how it affects your organization
  • The reason behind safety inspections and how to effectively plan and conduct them
  • The impact of industrial hygiene, HazCom standards, occupational health, and material handling on your safety plan
  • Critical steps in planning and conducting effective safety meetings
  • How to define ergonomics, analyze ergonomic problems, and structure an ergonomics program
  • Recordkeeping for OSHA injuries and illnesses
  • Accident investigation and reporting
  • Safety inspections
  • Communications for safety
  • Federal and state legislation
  • Job instruction training (JIT)
  • Safety organization
  • Job safety analysis (JSA)
  • Fire & electrical safety
  • New employee orientation
  • Material handling
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Office safety
  • Principles of machine safeguarding
  • Hazard recognition, evaluation and control
  • Employee involvement
  • Safety training
  • Safety teams and committees
  • Emergency action planning

Who Should Attend

Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and an excellent refresher for experienced safety professionals.

Why You Should Attend

POSH will provide students with the knowledge and skills to effectively organize and operate a safety program for any size or type of industry. This intensive 30-hour course is designed primarily for those recently appointed to safety responsibilities, although it is also an excellent review and update for an experienced safety professional. Each student will develop a complete safety program for a company through an extensive series of workshop sessions.


Fees

Regular Price $1,650
Discounted Member $1,300
Course fee includes over $350 worth of reference materials, including Accident Prevention Manual (12th Ed.)/Administration & Programs; Accident Prevention Manual (12th Ed.)/Engineering & Technology; Injury Facts CD-ROM; and Resource CD.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attend this course and earn 2.6 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.


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Details

Start:
August 13 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 16 @ 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.wisafetycouncil.org

Organizer

WSC
Phone:
608.258.3400
Email:
Website:
www.wisafetycouncil.org

Venue

WSC/WMC Headquarters
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Phone:
608.258.3400