- What is OSHA and what is its purpose?
- Why the need for OSHA standards?
- What has OSHA accomplished?
- Who's covered by the OSH Act?
- What does it mean for my business?
Introduction to OSHA answers these questions and many more. The National Safety Council created this course as part of our Certificate in OSHA Compliance training program. Taken alone, it helps you understand your rights and responsibilities under the OSH Act. Taken with any of our 13 compliance seminars, it provides a solid foundation of compliance knowledge: What it takes to comply with OSHA regulations, and how to avoid citations.
The course covers:
- OSHA's role in the prevention and elimination of work related illnesses and injuries
- Employer and employee rights and responsibilities
- The process of workplace inspection
- The difference between willful, repeated and serious violations
- Recognition of OSHA as a primary resource for content and consultation
- Practice for efficiently locating information in OSHA standards
You'll be able to:
- Protect your company's assets from liability
- Know what to expect if your facility is inspected by OSHA and how to prepare for it
- Maintain a safe working environment for your employees
- Determine what's expected of your employees under the OSH Act
- Keep records that satisfy OSHA requirements and build an effective safety program
- Look up OSHA standards during the seminar's Hazard Violation Workshop exercise
- Navigate the OSHA website and make it a valuable reference tool
- Learn where to go for more information and assistance