OSHA has established a system of tools (eTools and the eMatrices) that are “stand-alone,” interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics. They are highly illustrated and utilize graphical menus. Some also use expert system modules, which enable the user to answer questions, and receive reliable advice on how OSHA regulations apply [...]
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 Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA), has created a new website, www.OHLearning.com, where free course materials for international occupational hygiene training modules are posted. Find training materials, learn about occupational hygiene, or develop your existing skillset.
Modules currently available include:
Noise Asbestos Measurement of Hazardous Substances Health Effects of Hazardous Substances Control of Hazardous Environments [...]
The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is the “must attend” event for thousands of industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. Spend the day virtually at AIHce and gain:
New perspectives and up-to-date research via phone Guided presentations and abstracts over the web Opportunities to interact via question and answer [...]
Workers in the electric power industry are potentially exposed to a variety of serious hazards, such as arc flashes (which include arc flash burn and blast hazards), electric shock, falls, and thermal burn hazards that can cause injury and death. This eTool seeks to inform employers of their obligations to develop the appropriate hazard prevention [...]
Information provided by OHSonline.com
Register today to attend one of the most comprehensive health & safety events of the season – from the convenience of your own office!
Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to experience our free virtual expo area and learn firsthand from leaders in the health and safety industry about the key trends [...]
NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration has produced a handy online training module for individuals looking to strengthen their knowledge of spills and their effect on the environment. The following scenario describes and oil spill and directs you to the references and data that you can use to determine what natural resources are at risk.
The National Library of Medicine has produced a three-part series to educate individuals on the basic principles of toxicology. You can go through the tutorials online or download on your computer (see download links below).
Great information for those interested in toxicology, studying for the CIH examination, or as a general refresher.
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Purchase the ANSI Z490.1-2009 standard HERE
The charter of the American National Standards Committee Z490 on Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training was accredited by the American National Standards Institute on April 1, 1998. This Standard grew out of the recognized need for improvement in safety, health, and environmental training. Quality [...]
The Georgia Tech Research Institute is offering FREE one day and one week course regarding the creation of an effective Process Safety Management (PSM) program in accordance with OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.119. The training is being offered under the Susan Harwood Program grant from OSHA.
Course Highlights include:
Who is covered by the standard [...]