Safety Training

Iowa State University's Department of Environmental Health and Safety has a number of online courses available.

Blood-Borne Pathogens and Sharps Safety For Manufacturers

In this course you will learn how to recognize potential hazards, how to prevent exposure to blood-borne pathogens (BBPs), how to prevent sharps injuries and choose safer sharps, and the steps to take if you are injured on the job.

The cost of this course is $50. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), AED, and First Aid

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), AED, and First Aid is a recommended course. This class is designed for participants to learn and be certified in Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Topics include breathing and cardiac emergencies; identifying and caring for bleeding, sudden illness, injuries and preventing disease transmission; and AED training. This course also serves as a recertification course for CPR and First Aid.

Payment of $55.00 is due at least one week before training. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

Fire Extinguisher Inspection and Maintenance for Manufacturers

This course teaches the proper way and when to use, inspect, and maintain fire extinguishers in an industrial setting.

The cost of this course is $50. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

GHS: The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

This course contains information covering the major changes to the Hazard Communication Standard as outlined by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). You will learn about changes that affect container labeling and product safety data sheets (SDS). Topics covered include the new label and SDS format and a review of the pictogram images and definitions. OSHA resources are provided within the course for your use.

The cost of this course is $50. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

Lockout/Tagout

This course will cover basic concepts of lockout/tagout requirements, including recognition of hazardous energy sources and procedures for energy isolation. Participants will learn how lockout/tagout requirements apply to authorized, affected, and other employees in the workplace. This course is required for individuals who may be exposed to electrical hazards during the performance of work activities and for individuals who perform service or maintenance on equipment that could expose them to hazardous energies.

The cost of this course is $50. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

Manual Materials Handling for Manufacturers

This course will provide information you may use in your workplace to help avoid injury due to improper handling of materials. You will learn about musculoskeletal disorders, including factors that may lead to injury. You will also learn how to eliminate the hazards associated with materials handling that may potentially lead to injury.

The cost of this course is $50. To register, contact Linda Weldon or Angie Jewett at EH&S (515-294-5359) or email ehstrain@iastate.edu.

 
 

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Last updated: 12/10/2013