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Indiana Department of Labor

DOL > INSafe > Seminars & Training > Course List Course List

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will learn to recognize some of the "root" cause(s) of accidents and near-miss accidents. The program will also focus on the prevention of accidents and near-miss accidents, by recognizing the hazards of certain jobs.

SUBJECT:This program will address the investigation of accidents and near-misses. Class discussions will be held in accident prevention, investigative procedures, fact-finding, interviewing procedures, problem solving techniques in "job hazard analysis," and reporting the investigation.
A PowerPoint presentation will be used showing the various aspects of the investigative procedures.

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Safety committee members, safety directors, foremen.

HANDOUTS: All persons will receive a copy of the Federal OSHA accident investigation handout materials and a paper copy of the PowerPoint program.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will be able to recognize various electrical hazards, and how to correct them. This will be done by means of PowerPoint pictures, handouts, and classroom discussions.

SUBJECT: This program will address Subpart S of the 1910 standards; specifically the following sections:
.301 - Introduction
.302 - Electric utilization systems
.303 - General requirements
.304 - Wiring design and protection
.305 - Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use
.306 - Specific purpose equipment and installations
.307 - Hazardous (classified) locations
.308 - Special systems
.399 - Definitions

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Electricians, foremen, safety committee members, safety directors, maintenance personnel.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of the Subpart S section of the OSHA 10-hour manual and the current Indiana OSHA "Top-50" cited industrial standards list.

EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN

CLASS TIME: 3 TO 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will have an understanding of the elements of a complete emergency action plan. The program will identify those elements necessary to be compliant with the standard.

SUBJECT: The course will cover the following elements of an emergency action plan:

1. Emergency escape procedures
2. Employees who remain to operate critical functions
3. Procedures to account for all employees
4. Rescue and medical duties
5. Preferred means of reporting emergencies
6. Names or job titles of those to contact for information/explanationIt will also cover the following:

Alarm systems
Evacuation
Training
Fire prevention
Housekeeping
Maintenance

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Safety coordinators, emergency responders/first aid providers, maintenance personnel, safety committee members, foremen

HANDOUTS: IOSHA section 1910.38 and the Appendix to Subpart E

HAZARD RECOGNITION

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will be able to recognize common workplace hazards and potential hazards, through the use of pictures every participant will view and discuss.

SUBJECT: The program will address various parts of the IOSHA standards by using random pictures of hazards and potential hazards within the workplace. Class participants will view PowerPoint pictures of hazards and/or potential hazards that are located in various types of industry and business settings.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: Maintenance personnel, foremen, safety committee members, safety directors.

CRANES, HOISTS AND SLINGS

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of the most common hazards associated with cranes, hoists and slings in the work place. A better understanding of how to perform internal safety audits on cranes, hoists and slings will be achieved by the use of pictures and classroom discussions.

SUBJECT: The material covered will address potential overhead hazards of cranes, hoists and slings as well as other safety related issues connected to their use. References will be made to the IOSHA standards as well as ANSI standards.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: Maintenance personnel, safety directors, safety committee members, foremen.

HANDOUTS: IOSHA sections 1910.179, 1910.184 and the OSHA Outreach sections governing cranes, hoists and slings.

HOW TO SURVIVE AN IOSHA INSPECTION

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will be introduced to how on-site inspections and non-formal complaint inspections are conducted. Through class discussions, attendees will hopefully have an understanding of the various types of inspections and their related costs.

SUBJECT: The material covered will address what an employer needs to do to maintain a safe and healthful environment and will explain the IOSHA inspection process. The opening conference, facility walkthrough, and the closing conference processes of various types of IOSHA inspections, including the employer and employee rights and responsibilities, will be covered.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: All employee and employer representatives that would be involved in the IOSHA inspection process.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of the INSafe pamphlet "Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities" and the INSafe "Safety and Health Program" outline.

INTERNET-BASED SAFETY

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will be introduced to Internet based safety resources that are available. Through live hook-up, attendees will be shown how to access sources of occupationally safety and health related materials.

SUBJECT: The program will address numerous resources available to employers/employees dealing with occupational safety and health issues.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: Safety directors, human resource directors, safety committee members

HANDOUTS: List of various web site addresses.

IOSHA TOP-50 CITED STANDARDS, FOR INDUSTRY

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

SUBJECT: Program will deal with the "top-50" cited standards, in Industry, for the State of Indiana. Each cited hazard will be represented by a picture, and discussed. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing employee exposure and developing ways to eliminate the hazard.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: All maintenance personnel, safety director, safety committee members, foremen.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of the Powerpoint pictures used for the presentation and a copy of the current IOSHA "top-50" cited standards list, for industry.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of the most cited items, in the industrial setting. A better understanding of how to perform internal inspections will be achieved, by the use of pictures and classroom discussions.

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT SAFETY

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of the lockout requirements and how the requirements apply their company. Emphasis will be given to establishing a lockout program, energy control procedures, employee training, and required annual lockout review.

SUBJECT: This program will address Subpart J of the 1910 standards; specifically section .147 (Lockout/Tagout). Emphasis will be given to the following areas, as well as Appendix A (written lockout procedure): Scope, application, and purpose of the lockout requirements; definitions applied to this lockout; energy control program; written energy control procedures; employee training; employer responsibility for outside contractor's lockout procedures.

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Maintenance personnel, safety committee members, safety directors, foremen, authorized lockout personnel, affected lockout personnel, outside contractors.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of section .147 from the 1910 standards book, the current Indiana OSHA "top-50" cited industrial standards list, and INSafe's sample lockout program.

MACHINE GUARDING

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of methods that can be used in guarding various types of machines. Emphasis will be in the areas of general machine guarding, woodworking machines, abrasive grinding machines, mechanical power presses, and power-transmission; i.e. belts, pulleys, gears, sprockets, chains, etc. Forging machinery, rubber/plastic industry mills and rubber/plastic industry calendars will be discussed, if applicable.

SUBJECT: This program will address Subpart O of the 1910 standards; specifically the following sections:
.212 - General requirements for all machines
.213 - Woodworking machinery requirements
.215 - Abrasive wheel machinery
.216 - Mills and calendars in the rubber and plastics industries
.217 - Mechanical power presses
.218 - Forging machines
.219 - Mechanical power-transmission apparatus

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Machine setup personnel, machine operators, maintenance personnel, foremen, safety directors, safety committee members.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of Subpart O of the OSHA 10-hour manual, the current Indiana OSHA "top-50" cited industrial standards list, and a copy of the INSafe "Concepts and Techniques of Machine Safeguarding" booklet.

POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of the IOSHA requirements for powered industrial trucks and their operation. Special emphasis will be in the area of operator training and the training aids outlined in Appendix A of the standard. THIS IS NOT A PROGRAM THAT WOULD MEET ALL OF THE IOSHA REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH FOR OPERATOR TRAINING.

SUBJECT: This program will address Subpart N of the 1910 standards; specifically the following section:
.178 - Powered industrial trucks
Paragraphs (a) through (q), of the IOSHA standards, with special emphasis on paragraph (l) - (Operator Training) and Appendix A of the standard.

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: All lift truck operators, lift truck operator trainers, safety committee members, safety directors, lift truck repair personnel, foremen.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of section .178 from the 1910 standards book, the current Indiana OSHA "top-50" cited industrial standards list, and a copy of the INSafe "Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training" manual.

RECORDKEEPING

NEW INJURY/ILLNESS RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS - OSHA 300 LOG, EFFECTIVE 01/01/02

CLASS TIME: 3 TO 3 ½ Hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Attendees will be introduced to the newly adopted OSHA requirements for injury and illness Recordkeeping that were implemented on January 1, 2002. Emphasis will be placed on the transition to the new standard. Upon completion, the attendee should be able to fulfill the requirements of the new standard and to find resources in order to properly keep the revised illness and injury records required by the Occupational Safety & Health Act.

SUBJECT: This program will address the purpose, scope and recording criteria of the new OSHA recordkeeping rule to include the OSHA 300, 300A and 301 Forms. Determination of recordability and work-relatedness will be discussed. Updated information regarding "new case vs. recurrence of old case" will be disseminated. This program will also include recording criteria for "lost work days," needlestick and sharps injuries, medical removal, hearing loss, and musculoskeletal disorders. The use of computers in recordkeeping will be discussed, as will privacy concerns and covered employee parameters. This program will also include information on the revised necessity of an annual review of the summary, certification by a company executive and lengthened posting requirements.

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Recordkeeping personnel, company executives, those who will certify the records, safety managers & directors, human resource managers and operatives, plant nurses & doctors, management officials, superintendents and supervisors, and safety committee chairs & members.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive the new OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301 as well as the current federal OSHA and Indiana INSafe recordkeeping handout and web page information.

SAFETY-RELATED WORK PRACTICES

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: All attendees will have an understanding of the IOSHA requirements for having "qualified" persons to perform electrical work. The program will address the requirements for training of "qualified" person(s), mandatory inspections and testing of equipment, required personal protective equipment, and safeguarding methods for employees exposed to live parts.

SUBJECT: Program will address Subpart S of the 1910 standards; specifically the following sections, which are required for persons performing electrical work:
.331 - Scope
.332 - Training
.333 - Selection and use of work practices
.334 - Use of equipment
.335 - Safeguards for personnel protection
.399 - Definitions

PERSONS WHO SHOULD ATTEND: All maintenance personnel, safety directors, safety committee members, electricians, outside contractors, foremen.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of sections .331 through .335, from the 1910 standards book, and the current Indiana OSHA "top-50" cited industrial standards list.

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

CLASS TIME: 3 to 3 ½ hours

COURSE OBJECTIVE: To bring a greater awareness to the ever-growing problem of workplace violence. The program will hopefully impact a company's decisions on its security policies as well as focusing on possible in-house solutions.

SUBJECT: The material covered will address the problem of possible violence within the workplace surroundings. Class discussions on the possible causes and human consequences of this rising concern will be addressed. A PowerPoint program will be used to highlight various aspects of this national problem. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in class role playing, in order to best understand various reasons of violent behavior.

PERSONS THAT SHOULD ATTEND: Foremen, safety committee personnel, safety directors, plant security, local law enforcement.

HANDOUTS: All attendees will receive a copy of the PowerPoint slide program, in the form of handout notes.