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Free Online Safety and Training Courses

The state of Washington is offering some invaluable online safety and training courses on their website.  Topics include:

  • Accident Investigation
  • Safety Checklists
  • HAZCOM
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall Protection
  • Janitorial Services
  • Job Safety / Hazard Analyses
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • Noise
  • Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • and much more

You can find the courses and modules on the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries website.

Statistical Analyses for Occupational Exposure Results

NIOSH released a guide, Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategy Manual (1977), that describes statistical analyses for occupational exposure results in a clear and concise manner. Included are discussions and examples on:

  • Confidence Limits (CL’s)
  • CL’s and Compliance / Non-compliance Classifications
  • Statistics and Classifications for: full period sampling, partial period sampling, consecutive sampling, grab sampling, comparison to ceiling standards, and more.

If you are looking for a (free) guide that details “real world” occupational exposure statistical analyses, download NIOSH’s guide HERE (NIOSH Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategy Manual (1173)).

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EBook Download: Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health

fundamentals_of_occupational_safety_and_healthNIOSH’s Twitter feed (@NIOSH) recently “tweeted” about the availability of an ebook entitled, Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health, written by Mark Friend and James Kohn (2007).


Some of the chapters in the book include such topics as:

  • Workers’ compensation and recordkeeping
  • Accident investigation
  • Intro to Industrial Hygiene
  • Ergonomics
  • System Safety
  • Hazardous Materials,
  • Multiemployer worksite doctrine
  • Required written programs
  • etc.

(Continue reading past the break for a download link to the book)

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