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International EHS Courses - Best Practices

 

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Practical global best practices to improve safety in any workplace

 

 Program Name

Course Content

Who Benefits

CEUs

Student Course Length

 

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH)

 

 

 

An intensive five-day course, covering 19 topics, which provides a firm grounding in the fundamentals of workplace safety and health. This course delivers a solid curriculum of important safety concepts with an emphasis on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program. It’s a great introduction for anyone new to safety responsibilities and an excellent review for experienced safety practitioners. Discussion and practical exercises show what’s needed to develop a safety action plan for the organization. M

 

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources managers; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities.

 2.6

 5 Days

 
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (FIH) This course covers the terminology, principles and practices of industrial hygiene in terms anyone can understand. You’ll be brought up to speed on anatomy and physiology as well as chemical, physical, ergonomic and biological hazards. You’ll be involved in case studies, interactive discussion and hands-on equipment demonstrations. Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities.

 2.6

 5 Days

 

Safety Management Techniques(SMT)

 

 

 

SMT takes a balanced approach to safety management, addressing administrative, technical and cultural elements. This course will do more than show you what an effective safety manager does – it demonstrates techniques from the leaders in injury prevention: NSC. You’ll learn how to build your role as a safety leader in your organization and mentor others. You’ll be involved in case studies, discussions and activities that will help you effectively manage both projects and employees.

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources managers; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities.

2.6

5 Days

Safety Training Methods (STM)

 

 

 

This course gives you the tools to create or select training programs that truly engage employees and improve your organization’s safety performance. You’ll learn how to make educated decisions about the safety training needs of your workforce. You’ll cover needs analysis, performance objectives, instructional strategy and methods, content, delivery evaluation, and costs.

Managers, supervisors, human resources professionals or anyone responsible for planning, developing or delivering safety

3.0

5 Days

Behavior-Based
Safety (BBS)

Participants will improve their understanding of new strategies to define and create the essentials of a world-class safety culture. Participants will develop metrics to measure current safety levels and future improvements. Participants will gain a basic understanding of human psychological theories, recognize safe and at-risk behaviors, and communicate results of observations effectively.

Safety managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; training center personnel; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety responsibilities

1.8

3 Days

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs by dissecting processes within your operation and determining the best method to eliminate or subdue the hazards inherent with these processes. You’ll get a step-by-step overview of the process and define your role in making it effective. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops will teach you how to develop and manage a JSA program in your workplace. You’ll also learn how to enlist participation by line employees, supervisors and upper management.

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities

0.65

1 Day

Incident Investigation

This course outlines investigative procedures step by step, showing you effective techniques for gathering incident data and interviewing witnesses. The program covers the who, what, where, when and how of each situation and helps you determine a course of action to prevent it from happening again.

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities

0.65

1 Day

Safety Inspections

This course addresses basic skills for conducting various types of inspections and correcting identified hazards. Discussions, demonstrations and exercises will teach you what to inspect, how often and who should be involved. The focus is on finding facts, not faults, and how to use safety inspections to positively reinforce safe practices and behaviors.

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities

0.65

1 Day

Team Safety

This course shows you how to make group safety efforts work for your organization. You’ll learn how to build an effective safety team, or get the most from the team you already have. This course includes a self assessment of your level of understanding as well as interactive exercises.

Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety and health practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities

0.65

1 Day

Ergonomics: Managing for Results

Learn to take control of the No.1 cause of workplace injuries by designing and implementing a practical, effective ergonomics program. This course shows you how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and select appropriate control methods.

Safety managers, coordinator, specialists and other full-time safety practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; training center personnel; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone else with safety responsibilities

0.65

1 Day

 

 Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC)

Maximize your effectiveness as a safety leader and gain the knowedge of the globe's best safety practices by pursuing an Advanced Safety Certificate from the National Safety Council.  Earn your Advanced Safety Certificate by completing the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) course and earning an additional minimum of 5.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the courses listed above. All courses must be completed in a single five-year period.

 

 

 
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