CIPA – Media Literacy and Digital Safety (40 minutes)
This course examines how students are exposed to media through digital technology, the impact this exposure has on them, and how to incorporate media literacy in the classroom. The course also explains risks that accompany internet activities and shares practical ways for educators to teach students positive behaviors and avoid these risks.
CIPA – Media Literacy and Digital Safety for Students (15 minutes)
This course delivers eRate compliant media literacy and digital safety training for teachers to show students in four grade appropriate modules: K-2; 3-5, 6-8; and 9-12.
ALICE – Active Shooter Response Training (Video for Students) (30 minutes)
This training course presents a video that introduces the ALICE program to students. ALICE is an action plan to counter an active shooter situation in schools. ALICE is Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. ALICE includes strategies designed to increase the chances of surviving an active shooter incident.
Bomb Threat / IED Preparedness (40 minutes)
This video contains information provided by the Department of Homeland Security and the Columbus Urban Area Homeland Security Advisory Committee on recognizing and managing bomb threat and improvised explosive device (IED) emergency situations.
IS-100. b – Introduction to Incident Command System (180 minutes)
This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. The course describes the history, features, principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
IS-100. HE – Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education (180 minutes)
This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. The course describes the history, features, principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course uses higher education examples and exercises.
IS-100. SCa – Introduction to the Incident Command System for K12 Schools (180 minutes)
This course is designed primarily for kindergarten through high school personnel. The overall course goal is to promote school safety with an emphasis on how ICS principles can be applied in school-based incidents, and instruction on effectively interfacing with community response personnel.
IS-200. b – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (180 minutes)
This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
IS-700. a – National Incident Management System (NIMS) – An Introduction (180 minutes)
This course introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
IS-800. B – National Response Framework (180 minutes)
This course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
IS-15. b – Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies (240 minutes)
This course provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community. Though relevant special events statutes/ordinances and codes must be considered by public safety agency personnel engaged in special event planning, an extensive job aid manual is included in the course and available for download on the course web page.
IS-55 – Household Hazardous Materials – A Guide for Citizens (180 minutes)
This course was designed as an introduction to household hazardous materials and contains information on how to protect against related injury or death.
IS-907 – Active Shooter: What You Can Do (50 minutes)
This course provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. All employees can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations.
IS-362. a – Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools (180 minutes)
This course covers basic information about developing, implementing, and maintaining a school emergency operations plan (EOP). The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the importance of schools having an EOP and basic information on how an EOP is developed, exercised, and maintained.
Response Actions for Active Shooter Incidents (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide information to school employees to help them prepare to take the safest course of action in response to an active shooter situation. It also includes tips on what to expect and how to react when emergency personnel arrive on the scene of a school shooting.
A Case for AEDs in Schools (15 minutes)
This course explains the importance of CPR training and early defibrillation programs by telling the story of a 17-year-old athlete who went into cardiac arrest following football practice.
AED Use – Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 Automatic (10 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 Automatic defibrillator.
AED Use – Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 Semi-Automatic (10 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 Semi-Automatic defibrillator.
AED Use – Defibtech LifeLine DDU-100 Series (15 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Defibtech LifeLine DDU-100 Series defibrillator.
AED Use – Medtronic Lifepak CR Plus (20 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Medtronic Lifepak CR Plus defibrillator.
AED Use – Philips HeartStart OnSite (15 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Phillips HeartStart OnSite defibrillator.
AED Use – Philips HeartStart FRx (15 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Phillips HeartStart FRx defibrillator.
AED Use – Zoll AED Plus (10 minutes)
This course contains a manufacturer-developed video that instructs school employees on the correct operation of the Zoll AED Plus defibrillator.
EpiPen (Epinephrine) Auto-Injector Use (15 minutes)
This course provides information about anaphylaxis and instruction on using different types of EpiPen (Epinephrine) Auto-Injectors.
Ensuring Adequate Cooking Temperatures (40 minutes)
By completing this course, the learner will recognize that adequate cooking kills most germs to make food safe, the adequate cooking temperatures for variety of foods, proper use and placement of the thermometer, and how to calibrate and keep a food thermometer clean.
Food Handler Safety (Spanish Only) (110 minutes)
This course provides instruction in (1) adequate cooking temperatures for variety of foods and proper use and maintenance of thermometers, (2) how to prevent bacterial growth in foods and (3) what contamination is (including the three types of contamination), and how to prevent contamination from people, utensils, equipment, other food, and the environment.
Preventing Bacteria from Multiplying (35 minutes)
The learner will identify foods that will and will not support the growth of harmful bacteria, the food temperature danger zone, and proper methods to prevent bacteria from multiplying.
Preventing Contamination (Also in Spanish) (55 minutes)
This course defines contamination of food, including the three specific types of contamination, how to identify measures that prevent contamination during receiving, storage, preparation, and service, and how to prevent contamination from people, utensils, equipment, other food, and the environment.
Hazard Assessments serve to inform all workers of workplace hazards and the methods used to control or eliminate hazards, and involve each worker in the assessment and control/elimination of workplace hazards. These courses are coordinated with the written hazard assessments of the district.
Hazard Assessment – Administrator (30 minutes)
Administrator – Division Office
Administrator – School
Hazard Assessment – Custodial (30 minutes)
Custodian – Head & Day
Hazard Assessment – Educational Assistant (30 minutes)
Hazard Assessment – Family Wellness Worker (30 minutes)
Hazard Assessment – Food Services (30 minutes)
Hazard Assessment – Maintenance (30 minutes)
Director/Asst Director, Facilities
Hazard Assessment – Office, Clerical, Library (30 minutes)
Clerical – Division Office
Clerical – School
Hazard Assessment – Teacher (30 minutes)
Teacher – General Elementary School
Teacher – General Middle School
Teacher – General High School
Teacher – Biology
Teacher – Chemistry
Teacher – Home Economics
Teacher – In-Home Consultant
Teacher – Industrial Arts
Teacher – Music
Teacher – Physical Education
Teacher – Physics
Hazard Assessment – Technology (30 minutes)
Hazard Assessment – Transportation (30 minutes)
Absences from the Workplace (40 minutes)
This course provides awareness training about federal laws that cover employee absences from the workplace for family and medical leave, military leave, and jury duty leave.
AIDS in the Workplace (30 minutes)
This course presents the facts and myths about HIV, the risk of infection, fair employment practices related to HIV-infected employees, and how to appropriately interact with co-workers with HIV and AIDS.
Civil Rights in Child Nutrition Programs – USDA (also in Spanish) (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to educate school food services and nutrition supervisors and frontline staff in their civil rights responsibilities and to define USDA civil rights requirements and ensure that they are met.
Computer Security (50 minutes)
This course defines measures employees can take to ensure the security of computer systems, respond to potential security violations, recognize essential and sensitive data and its associated protections, and identify authorized computer uses.
Cultural Sensitivity In Schools (10 minutes) M-193
The goals of this course are to define diversity, explain the benefits of diversity in the workplace, and provide examples of employee behaviors that help to create a culture of diversity.
Disability in the Workplace (30 minutes)
This course explains how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides protection to individuals with disabilities. Employees will learn how the ADA affects employment practices and how to recognize situations that meet or violate the ADA.
Discrimination-Free Workplace (50 minutes)
This course educates employers and managers on issues relating to discrimination in the workplace and practical considerations for avoiding discriminatory practices.
Drug and Alcohol Awareness – Employee (60 minutes)
This course provides employees with basic drug and alcohol abuse education. The course provides useful, general information about an employee’s responsibilities and is intended to supplement an individual organization’s drug-free workplace policy.
Drug and Alcohol Awareness – Supervisor (65 minutes)
This course provides supervisors with basic drug and alcohol abuse education. The course provides useful, general information about a supervisor’s responsibilities and is intended to supplement an individual organization’s drug-free workplace policy.
Drug-Free Workplace (20 minutes)
This course details ways to recognize possible substance abuse, how to get help for others or oneself, and the appropriate reporting procedures.
Employee Concerns (60 minutes)
This course covers the purpose, scope, and elements of an Employee Concerns Program, the process for resolving workplace concerns, and identifies the rights and responsibilities of employees and management.
Ethics (130 minutes)
This course explains the purpose of an ethics program and identifies specific ethics standards. The course helps employees to recognize their responsibilities, identifies disciplinary actions that can result from noncompliance, explains how to properly raise concerns and seek additional counsel, and provides case studies to illustrate ethics principles.
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to familiarize employers and employees with their rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (15 minutes)
This course provides employers and employees with the information they need to understand the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including Federal minimum wage, overtime and child labor regulations and enforcement.
Health Insurance, Portability, and Accountability Act (HIPAA) (20 minutes)
This course explains Titles I and II of the Health Insurance, Portability, and Accountability Act and clarifies common misunderstandings about HIPAA.
Hiring and Lawful Termination (50 minutes)
This course helps employers and managers identify the laws that provide protection against discrimination, how to apply them when asking interview questions, and how to meet legal requirements and take appropriate actions prior to, during, and after an employment termination.
Homeless Education – An Introduction (25 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to educate the learner about homelessness in the United States, explain the educational challenges that homeless youth experience, and provide information on the educational rights of homeless students under the McKinney-Vento Act.
Homeless Education – Providing Equal Access (25 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to educate employees on the requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act and provide information to schools to assist in meeting compliance with the act.
Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Notice (5 minutes)
This course was developed to help schools maintain compliance with the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 by providing all employees annual notice of their rights if they choose to have breast reconstruction following a mastectomy.
Protecting Student Data (15 minutes) M-544
“Protecting Student Data” details how data breaches occur, explains how to avoid data breaches, and describes what education records are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Course topics include: social security numbers; networks, computers and mobile devices; communication tools; the Internet; public Wi-Fi; identity authentication; data storage; data destruction; and responding to a data breach.
Sexual Harassment – Employees (35 minutes)
The goal of this course is to train employees in recognizing sexual harassment as a common form of discrimination, understanding the definition and terminology associated with sexual harassment, recognizing actions that could be considered sexual harassment, understand how to prevent and stop sexual harassment and identify situations that are, or could be become sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sexual Harassment – Managers (40 minutes)
The goal of this course is to train managers in how to prevent sexual harassment, respond to complaints, and to properly deal with and prevent retaliation.
Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) (15 minutes)
This course provides employees a notice of their rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
Violence in the Workplace (50 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn how to recognize and prevent violent behavior. Employees also will learn how to appropriately handle a violent event and what to do after an incident takes place.
Microsoft Excel (20 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.
Microsoft Outlook (20 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn how to manage their email, plus other key topics on Microsoft Outlook 2010.
Microsoft PowerPoint (20 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.
Microsoft Word (20 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010, using self-paced tutorials covering key topics.
Safe Work Practices – Classroom and Offices (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in classrooms and offices.
Safe Work Practices – Electricians (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working as electricians.
Safe Work Practices – Food Services (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in food services.
Safe Work Practices – General Trades (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in general trades (for those general trades employees without a specific course for their trade).
Safe Work Practices – Glaziers (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working as glaziers.
Safe Work Practices – Plasterers (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working as plasterers.
Safe Work Practices – Roofers (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working as roofers.
Safe Work Practices – Science Labs (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in science labs.
Safe Work Practices – Transportation (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in transportation.
Safe Work Practices – Warehouse (15 minutes)
This course provides a list of the safety rules and procedures applicable to employees working in a warehouse.
Bloodborne Pathogens for Healthcare Workers (30 minutes)
This course contains information for Healthcare Workers on bloodborne pathogens, exposures and control plans, labeling and sharps records.
Latex Allergy (30 minutes)
This course contains information on latex allergies, including signs and symptoms, managing the risks and responding to a severe reaction to latex.
Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers (25 minutes)
This course contains information for healthcare workers on personal protective equipment, including types, limitations and requirements. It also details how to maintain and dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE).
School Nurse – Roles and Responsibilities inthe School Setting (25 minutes)
This course is designed to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a nurse in serving all students in the school environment, in addition to addressing specific roles for working with students with disabilities.
TB Protection for Healthcare Workers (30 minutes)
This course provides information on TB infection and TB disease, including testing, and risk and control measures for healthcare workers.
Developing a Comprehensive Behavior Management System (25 minutes)
This course discusses the importance of establishing a comprehensive classroom behavior management system. It identifies and describes the core components of a comprehensive behavior management system.
Developing a Comprehensive Behavior Management Plan (25 minutes)
This course complements the first behavior module, and includes instructions on developing a comprehensive behavior management plan that encourages students to create rules and procedures for their own classrooms.
Functional Behavior Assessment – Creating a Plan for Problem Behavior (40 minutes)
This course explores the basic principles of behavior and the importance of discovering the reasons that students engage in problem behavior. The steps to conducting a functional behavioral assessment and developing a behavior plan are described: identify and define behaviors, collect data, identify the function of the behavior, design a function based intervention, maximize intervention success, implement the intervention and evaluate the intervention.
Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors – Understanding the Acting Out Cycle (30 minutes)
This course addresses problem behavior in terms of the stages of the acting-out cycle and suggests ways to respond to students in the cycle’s different phases.
Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors – Behavioral Interventions (30 minutes)
This course describes interventions that can increase initial compliance to teacher requests as well as interventions that can be implemented to decrease disruptive and noncompliant behaviors.
Positive Youth Development (40 minutes)
The goals of this course are to define positive youth development, explain how it helps to foster healthy development, and teach ways it can be incorporated it into the classroom.
Pre-Referral Process – Supporting Students with Academic and Behavioral Concerns (30 minutes)
This course explains the benefits of the pre-referral process — a preventative approach that can eliminate inappropriate referrals to special education, and outlines the six stages most commonly involved in its implementation: initial concern, information gathering, information sharing and team discussion, discussion of possible strategies, implementation and monitoring, evaluation and decision making.
Self-Regulation – Helping Students Stay on Task (30 minutes)
This course describes how teachers can help students stay on task by learning to regulate their behavior. The four strategies discussed are self-monitoring, self-instruction, goal-setting, and self-reinforcement.
Teaching Children with ADHD – Academic Interventions (25 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to help teachers prepare their students with ADHD to achieve by applying the principles of effective teaching throughout their lessons.
Teaching Children with ADHD – Behavioral Interventions (25 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide information about ADHD, including identification and treatment of, and behavioral interventions that can be used to help children with ADHD achieve success.
AIDS Awareness (35 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide awareness level education about HIV and AIDS to school personnel. The course contains important information about a school’s responsibility to serve students with HIV and the rights of these students under the law.
Asthma Awareness and Response (30 minutes)
This course discusses teachers’ responsibilities regarding asthma. Specifically, the course covers: how to respond to an asthma attack; how to administer medication, including metered-dose inhalers, dry-powder inhalers and nebulizers; how to monitor the self-administration of medication; and how to respond to medication errors.
Bed Bugs (25 minutes)
This course includes general information about bed bugs, explains how bed bug infestations affect students and staff, and contains recommendations for school interventions to prevent the spread of bed bugs from students who are transporting them from home.
Bullying – Beat Bullying (Video for Students) (5 minutes)
This video teaches students the importance of telling someone if they are being bullied or are aware of someone being bullied.
Bullying – Tell Someone (Video for Students) (5 minutes)
The purpose of video is to teach students the importance of telling someone if they are being bullied or are aware of someone being bullied.
Bullying – The ABCs of Bullying (120 minutes)
This course links to SAMHSA (an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services) in partnership with CSAP (Center for Substance Abuse Prevention) and explains the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and the legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying.
Bullying Prevention (also in Spanish) (30 minutes)
The goals of this course are to explain what bullying is, to educate learners about the dynamics of bullying, and share systematic interventions to help eradicate bullying in schools. It also contains a section on cyber-bullying.
Bullying Prevention – Administrators (50 minutes)
The goals of this course are to explain what bullying is, to educate learners about the dynamics of bullying, and share systematic interventions to help eradicate bullying in schools.
Child Abuse Prevention (also in Spanish) (80 minutes)
The goal of this course is to teach school personnel to recognize, respond to, and report suspected child abuse. It also provides teachers with strategies to support students who have been abused.
Concussion in High School Sports – A Guide for Coaches (30 minutes)
This course is to help athletic staff properly identify and respond to a concussion. It includes education on the symptoms and danger signs of a concussion, how to respond if a concussion occurs, how to set up an action plan before the season starts, and how to educate athletes, parents, and others on concussions.
Depression in Students (25 minutes)
This course educates school employees about the different types of childhood depression, the symptoms and causes, and it provides tips for teachers on how to support students experiencing childhood depression.
Head Lice (20 minutes)
This course increases an employee’s understanding and awareness of head lice while dispelling common misunderstandings.
Heat Illness Prevention for School Athletics (30 minutes) M-540
Developed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), this course discusses how to acclimatize student athletes to hot weather, so as to prevent exertional heat stroke. Topics covered include: starting slow and progressing; allowing for individual conditioning; medical status; adjusting intensity and rest; starting sessions adequately hydrated; recognizing signs early; recognizing more serious signs; and having an emergency action plan.
Managing Food Allergies (15 minutes)
This course contains general information about food allergies and helps school personnel learn to recognize symptoms and provide treatment for students at risk. The course also explains ways to reduce student exposure to food allergens and how to make accommodations for students with food allergies.
Medication Administration in Schools (Also in Spanish) (25 minutes)
This course educates school staff about infection controls, the correct procedures and methods of medication administration, and alerts them to possible medication errors.
Preventing the Spread of Germs in Schools (15 minutes)
This course shares simple, yet effective methods to prevent the spread of germs in schools. The course contains information on hand washing and coughing etiquette.
Playground Inspection and Maintenance (15 minutes)
Common materials used in playground construction, types of playground hazards, playground inspection and maintenance, and playground-hazard evaluation and response are among the topics covered by this course. Developing a school response plan and recordkeeping are also discussed. Playground-injury statistics and case studies are included.
Playground Safety and Supervision (15 minutes)
This course discusses playground monitors’ duties and obligations when supervising students on the playground and during recess. And it explains how alert and attentive playground supervision helps protect the safety and well-being of students. Strategies for creating a physically and emotionally safe playground environment are also among the topics covered.
Recognizing Eating Disorders (30 minutes)
This course defines and explains the causes and effects of eating disorders. It includes information on psychiatric eating disorders (such as anorexia and bulimia), childhood obesity, and the relationship between athletics and eating disorders.
Self Injury and Suicide Prevention (30 minutes)
This course explores the types and causes of self-injurious behaviors, including self-asphyxiation. It provides employees with an awareness of the risk and protective factors of suicide, and components of effective prevention and post-intervention programs.
Sexual Misconduct – Staff to Student (25 minutes)
This course is to define and explain staff sexual misconduct with students. It includes information on understanding sexual misconduct, sexual grooming, detecting sexual misconduct and preventing sexual misconduct. The course also includes suggestions to help staff avoid situations which could be damaging to their reputation or career.
Steroids and Supplements: Use, Abuse, and Prevention Strategies (25 minutes)
This course is to instruct coaches on the use, abuse, and prevention of anabolic steroid and performance-enhancing supplement use.
Student Medical Emergencies (20 minutes)
This course provides basic information on the causes, symptoms and emergency response procedures for common student medical emergencies. This lesson is intended to help those working with students understand the appropriate care for students with asthma, food allergies, seizures or diabetes in emergency situations.
Student Privacy Rights (FERPA) (15 minutes)
This course explains the rights of parents and students regarding personal information granted by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Also known as FERPA, this is a federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. The course defines educational records, directory information and non-directory information.
Student Use of Technology – Ensuring Safety (25 minutes)
This course provides information for educators about the dangers children face while using technology. The information in this course may be shared with students and parents to help protect the safety and well-being of children. The course contains information on online safety, cyber-bullying and sexting.
Students with Diabetes (15 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to help school employees understand the appropriate care for a student with diabetes and how to respond to an emergency situation.
Substance Abuse Prevention (50 minutes)
This course provides information on the causes of substance abuse in children and teens and it provides detailed information about commonly abused substances. The course also lists components of effective school intervention programs.
Teen Dating Violence – English and Spanish (20 minutes)
After defining teen dating violence, this course describes abuse, lists teen dating violence risk factors, discusses the impact of such violence on victims and explains why victims stay with perpetrators. To help you recognize and respond to teen dating violence, the course lists common indicators and details how to meet with victims and perpetrators. Common school-intervention strategies are discussed and a resource list is provided.
Violence Prevention in Schools (40 minutes)
This course teaches about youth violence by explaining what it is and how violence develops in youth. The course also lists the characteristics of safe schools, explains the components of effective intervention to reduce school violence, and provides educators with techniques to manage conflict and how to de-escalate hostile situations.
Violence Prevention Using Threat Assessments (40 minutes)
This course examines incidents of fatal school violence and how to prevent fatal school attacks. The course contains information and recommendations from the US Department of Education report, “Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates.”
Asbestos 2-Hour Training (Confirmation) (5 minutes)
This course provides districts with documentation of employees who have completed an instructor-lead asbestos training course compliant with EPA 40 CFR 763.92.
Asbestos Awareness (30 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn the health effects associated with asbestos exposure and how to identify signs used to warn employees of the presence of asbestos. The learner is able to identify the appropriate actions to take to minimize risk of inhaling asbestos fibers and how to identify employee rights and responsibilities when working with asbestos containing materials.
Asbestos Module 1 – All About Asbestos (also in Spanish) (30 minutes)
This course provides information about the nature of asbestos (i.e., the various forms and uses) and the health effects associated with asbestos exposure.
Asbestos Module 2 – Safe and Effective Work Practices (also in Spanish) (40 minutes)
This course explains how to identify materials that contain asbestos and how to recognize signs of damage and deterioration. Also, will describe what a fiber release episode is and how to respond to one. Employees will learn safe and effective housekeeping methods that are compliant with federal regulations.
Asbestos Module 3 – Operation and Maintenance Programs (35 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn the procedures used to manage asbestos in buildings, and the required components of an effective Operations and Maintenance (O&M) program.
Asbestos Module 4 – District Information (also in Spanish) (15 minutes)
In this course, employees will learn the location of asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) in each school, the location of the district’s asbestos management plan, and the name and telephone number of the person responsible for the district’s asbestos management program.
Back Injury Prevention and Ergonomics (35 minutes)
This course provides instruction and prevention techniques to minimize accidents associated with back and muscle injuries, including proper lifting, recognizing and preventing repetitive motion injuries, understanding office ergonomics, and other methods to prevent physical and psychological stress in the workplace.
Behavior Based Safety (30 minutes)
After completing this course employees will understand how behavior based safety can eliminate existing and potential jobsite hazards and how behavior-based safety programs can be used to prevent injuries.
Bleacher Inspection (10 minutes)
This course reviews the procedures for inspecting bleachers by focusing on the use of a district “Bleacher Inspection Checklist.”
Bleacher Operation (Telescopic) (10 minutes)
This course is an overview of the general procedures that should be followed when opening or closing telescopic bleachers.
Bloodborne Pathogens for School Employees (also in Spanish) (30 minutes)
This course provides training on the hazards of contact with body fluids. It describes the diseases most commonly transmitted through blood and bodily fluids, explains how employees can become infected by bloodborne pathogens, describes effective methods of prevention that reduce the risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens, and what to do if you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.
Bloodborne Pathogens for School Employees – Refresher (also in Spanish) (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide refresher training for school employees on bloodborne pathogens. The course contains information on the diseases caused by bloodborne pathogens, exposure control plans, routes of entry, occupational exposure, universal precautions, and how to react after an exposure.
Chemical Safety (30 minutes)
This course provides required awareness training in occupational hazards common to the handling of chemicals, methods used for evaluating and minimizing chemical exposure, measures that protect against chemical hazards, safe practices for chemical storage and waste disposal, and the correct response to emergency situations involving chemical spills.
Chlorine Safety (40 minutes)
The course provides awareness training so that employees will recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of chlorine exposure and understand exposure controls.
Compressed Gas Safety (40 minutes)
In this course employees will learn the safe and proper handling of compressed gas cylinders. They will learn how to identify the contents of a compressed gas cylinder, what to do if a cylinder is improperly marked or labeled, and the safety precautions for using regulators with compressed gas cylinders.
Confined Spaces (30 minutes)
This course will teach employees how to identify confined spaces and the hazards they present. They will learn the procedures to use before entering a confined space, the safety precautions to take when in a confined space, and the requirements for rescue.
Confined Space – Entry Level (20 minutes)
The goal of this course is to make employees aware of the hazards that exist in a permit-required confined space and recognize that special precautions, training, and an approved Confined Space Entry Permit or approved Routine Entry Procedures are required for entry.
CPR and Heimlich (40 minutes)
This course provides supplemental or refresher training from a practical hands-on CPR course on how to respond confidently to a respiratory, cardiac or choking emergency until professional medical help arrives.
Criticality Safety (20 minutes)
This course explains awareness level criticality concepts and the terms necessary to properly respond to a criticality alarm. It also identifies handling restrictions and labels associated with fissionable material.
Driver Safety (30 minutes)
By taking this course, employees will learn how to recognize hazardous driving conditions, how to minimize their risk of accidents, their rights and responsibilities as an employee when driving a district vehicle, and how to respond in an emergency situation.
Electrical Safety (20 minutes)
This course explains the hazards associated with electricity and water, ungrounded electrical plugs, and damaged electrical cords and tools. It lists the types of injuries from electric shock and the correct emergency response to electrical injury.
Emergency Response (35 minutes)
After completing this course, employees will recognize their employer’s responsibilities for communicating an emergency action plan, their responsibilities in the action plan, identify the requirements for alarm systems, recognize the elements of a fire prevention plan, and state responsibilities for responding to weather-related disasters, natural disasters, bomb threats, fire, workplace violence, and hazardous material incidents.
Ergonomics and Back Protection for Operations (35 minutes)
This course provides instruction and prevention techniques for operations personnel to minimize accidents associated with back and muscle injuries, including proper lifting, recognizing and preventing repetitive motion injuries, understanding ergonomics, and other methods to prevent physical and psychological stress in the workplace.
Excavation, Trenching and Shoring Safety (40 minutes)
Employees who complete this course will recognize key terms associated with excavation work, identify correct principles and practices used in designing excavations, recognize proper principles and practices associated with constructing an excavation, and identify the dangers and safe practices that must be followed when working in or near excavations.
Fall Protection (40 minutes)
The goal of this course is to make all employees aware of the requirements for use of fall protection, work positioning, fall restraint, and fall arrest systems, plus, guarding floor and wall openings and holes.
Fire Safety (20 minutes)
This course explains the elements necessary for a fire to exist and gives steps employees can take to prevent fires. Employees will learn what procedures to follow if they are involved in a fire, including how to operate a fire extinguisher. Information is given on the types of fire extinguishers and which is appropriate for each class of fire.
First Aid (40 minutes)
Employees will learn how to initially respond to an accident or injury situation, become aware of first aid guidelines and “good practices,” and be able to properly treat injuries and respond to emergencies.
Flammable Liquid Safety (40 minutes)
This course covers the principles of hazard recognition, general safety requirements, flashpoint protection and inventory inspections in the use of flammable and combustible liquids in the workplace.
Flu Pandemic Preparation (for Administration) (20 minutes)
This course lists the characteristics and challenges of a major flu pandemic and explains the critical components of effective response to a flu pandemic.
Flu Prevention (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide answers to commonly asked questions about the flu. It contains general information about influenza, pandemic influenza, and ways to identify and prevent the flu.
Forklift Safety – 5 Lessons (also in Spanish) (170 minutes)
Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles by identifying basic key features on the lift, recognizing the technical components of forklift operation, listing safe load handling and driving practices, stating general safety rules, and inspecting and maintaining lift equipment. This program consists of six separate modules: 1) fundamentals, 2) stability and capacity, 3) load handling, 4) safe driving practices, 5) safety standards, 6) inspection and maintenance.
Formaldehyde Safety (25 minutes)
This course provides awareness training for employees to recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of formaldehyde and formaldehyde-based products. The training explains how exposure can occur, identifies controls necessary to protect workers against formaldehyde hazards and identifies how to respond in the event of accidental formaldehyde spills or release.
Hand and Power Tool Safety (50 minutes)
Each employee using hand and power tools will recognize definitions and types of portable tools, the potential hazards connected with their use, including manual, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, liquid-fueled, powder-actuated, and abrasive wheel tools, and will demonstrate the proper procedures required for each type of tool.
Hand Safety (35 minutes)
This course identifies the major types and causes of hand injuries and how to prevent them through awareness of hazards, the use of hand protective equipment, and effective safe working practices.
Hazard Communication (Also in Spanish) (30 minutes)
This course provides training on detecting and working with hazardous chemicals, exposure, and getting information from chemical container labels and Material Safety Data Sheets.
Hazard Communication for School Employees (Aslo in Spanish) (40 minutes)
This course explains the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), which is now aligned with the Global Harmonization System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The course covers: hazard-communication plan requirements, how to read labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), the risks associated with hazardous chemicals, and GHS pictograms. The course also discusses safe work practices, procedures and emergency responses.
Hazardous Waste Management (30 minutes)
After completion of this course, employees will be able to recognize the hazards of waste management, reduce associated risks to people and the environment and respond to an emergency involving a spill or release.
Hearing Conservation (Also in Spanish) (20 minutes)
This course explains how to recognize hazardous noise levels and details ways to protect one’s hearing. Employees will learn about the Hearing Conservation Program and how it can help prevent hearing loss at home, work, and play.
Heat and Cold Stress (20 minutes)
This course provides a basic understanding of environmental and personal factors affecting the body’s ability to properly heat or cool itself. It details steps to take to avoid exposure to extreme temperatures, symptoms of heat and cold stress illnesses, and first-aid measures for dealing with each.
Heimlich Maneuver (15 minutes)
After completing this course, employees will be able to recognize the signs of a choking emergency and the steps for giving stomach thrusts to clear the airway of a conscious adult.
Heimlich Maneuver Demonstration (Confirmation) (5 minutes)
This online course provides schools documentation of employees who have adequately demonstrated the Heimlich Maneuver to a designated observer.
Hepatitis B Vaccine Consent and Waiver (10 minutes)
This course helps employees determine if they have a high risk of occupational exposure to other people’s blood or body fluids. The course includes a printable Hepatitis B vaccination consent or waiver form for employees to complete.
Hot Work Safety (40 minutes)
This course provides required training in the hazards of hot work and the basic requirements for reducing the risk of injury.
Incident Investigation (25 minutes)
By completing this course, employees will understand the purpose of an incident investigation, the investigative procedures to follow, the kinds of information to be developed, how to conduct an interview following the incident, and how to create an incident investigation report.
Indoor Air Quality (25 minutes)
This course contains basic information about indoor air quality, including causes and sources of contaminants and health risks. The course also explains exposure controls to help maintain good indoor air quality.
Integrated Pest Management (30 minutes)
This is an awareness level course that explains the purpose and components of an effective integrated pest management (IPM) program, provides general information on common types of pests, and shares effective techniques that educators can use to prevent pest infestations.
Laboratory Safety (30 minutes)
The goal of this course is to provide required awareness training in the occupational hazards common to most laboratory operations, safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate exposure to these hazards, special equipment and precautions to ensure personal safety, and the correct response to emergency situations in laboratories.
Ladder Safety (50 minutes)
The employee will learn common hazards associated with using ladders and how to follow safe practices to reduce these hazards. The course also covers fall protection requirements associated with ladders, and when and how to inspect ladders.
Lawnmower Safety (25 minutes)
This course provides safety guidelines for staff who will be operating lawnmowers and contains tips for riding or push mowers. The course also includes a section on heat exhaustion and heat stroke as a hazard of outdoor work in the summer months.
Lead Awareness (40 minutes)
This course provides awareness training to help workers recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of lead exposure, where lead is found, and exposure controls.
Lead Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program (20 minutes)
This course will explain the purpose and the legal requirements of the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program.
Lockout / Tagout (Also in Spanish) (20 minutes)
This course will teach employees about the lockout/tagout procedures used to isolate or shut off machines and how to identify typical locks and tags, their purpose, limitations and safe removal.
Lockout / Tagout (Authorized Employees) (45 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to provide information on the purpose and procedures of an energy control program. This course is to be used as a supplemental resource for authorized employee training and should be part of a training program that includes direct, hands-on training. It includes information on energy-isolating devices, requirements for lockout / tagout devices, energy control procedures and hazardous energy sources in the workplace.
Lockout / Tagout Awareness (15 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to introduce employees to lockout / tagout, teach educators the purpose and importance of lockout / tagout and enable educators to recognize when lockout / tagout procedures are in place.
Machine Guarding (25 minutes)
This course will instruct employees to recognize the hazards associated with machine use and learn the methods for machine safeguarding.
Overhead Crane Safety (40 minutes)
The goal of this course is that all employees operating overhead cranes will understand the requirements for inspection, operational testing, proper rigging and lifting procedures, and other safety practices relevant to crane operation.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Also in Spanish) (20 minutes)
This course will familiarize employees with different types of personal protective equipment, what is necessary to perform a particular job, and the limitations, proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of personal protective equipment.
Process Chemical Safety (20 minutes)
This course provides awareness training on safety management of processes involving highly hazardous chemicals and the importance of having and following certain procedures to prevent or minimize the release of these chemicals.
Radio Communications (30 minutes)
This course explains proper two-way radio use, including how proper use can save lives and property in an emergency, and how time spent waiting for a clear channel can delay or prevent emergency response.
Respiratory Protection (30 minutes)
This course covers the training requirements for basic respiratory protection for employees who are required to wear respirators as part of their job requirements. Employees will learn about the different types of respiratory hazards and how to determine which respirator is right for the job. They will also learn proper use and storage of respirators.
Safety Audits (25 minutes)
The goal of this course is to provide awareness training for managers, supervisors, and general employees on the importance of safety audits and how to plan and conduct an audit.
Scaffold and Aerial Lift Safety (35 minutes)
This course prepares an employee working with scaffolds to understand and recognize the types of scaffolds, the potential hazards connected with their use, including electrical, structural instability, falls, and falling objects, and demonstrates proper use procedures required for working on or near scaffolds. Also, the course gives the employee knowledge of safety procedures when working with aerial lifts.
Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention (25 minutes)
This course provides information for school employees on slips, trips, and falls, the most common types of workplace injuries. After completing the course, the employee will know the leading causes of slips, trips and falls and safe work practices designed to prevent them.
Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention for Operations (30 minutes)
This course provides techniques for operations employees to observe good housekeeping and good work practices to help avoid slips, trips, and falls; the most common types of workplace injuries.
Tornado Safety (25 minutes)
This course explains tornadoes and suggests actions to take before, during and after a tornado. This information, along with your school’s tornado safety plan, will help you to effectively respond when threatening weather approaches.
Traffic Control (Flagger) (45 minutes)
The student will recognize general guidelines for traffic control, the signs, barriers, flags, stop/slow paddle and lights used at the work site, clothing regulations, and how to properly position himself/herself for optimum safety. The student will also identify how to judge traffic speed and congestion and regulate traffic accordingly.
Transportation: Daily Trip Inspections (10 minutes) M-313
This course (1) promotes improved safety and compliance with regard to Alberta’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation (AR 121/2009), (2) explains why daily trip inspections are required and (3) teaches how to complete a daily trip inspection and follow-up report. Also included are definitions, legal requirements and a sample daily trip inspection checklist adapted from the National Safety Code (NSC) for Motor Carriers Standard 13, Part 2 (Trip Inspection), Schedule 2 (Bus).
Transportation: Loading and Unloading Students with Disabilities (20 minutes)
This course presents key ways to keep students with disabilities safe while loading and unloading a school bus. The course includes information on understanding a student’s needs, loading and unloading ambulatory students, and operating a wheelchair lift.
Transportation: Public Relations (15 minutes)
This course contains ideas for bus drivers to build and maintain positive public relations.
Transportation: School Bus Emergency Evacuation (20 minutes)
The purpose of this course is to aid bus drivers in the preparation of the actions they will need to take if they should have to evacuate a school bus in an emergency situation. The course contains information on planning for an emergency evacuation, emergency evacuation, post evacuation, and evacuation drills.
Transportation: School Bus Inspection (20 minutes)
This course lists the items that should be inspected before the operation of a school bus, describes the condition the items should be in and lists warning signs of potential dangers.
Employee Accident and Exposure Reporting (10 minutes)
This course instructs employees on the procedures to follow after all accidents, injuries, and blood or chemical exposure incidents.
Getting an MSDS (also in Spanish) (10 minutes)
This course helps schools comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard by instructing employees how to obtain Material Safety Data Sheets via telephone, cell phone, and internet through PublicSchoolWORKS MSDS Now!
Getting an MSDS – Silver Service (also in Spanish) (10 minutes)
This course helps schools comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard by instructing employees how to obtain Material Safety Data Sheets via telephone, cell phone, and internet through PublicSchoolWORKS and 3E Silver Service.
Reporting a Safety Hazard (10 minutes)
This course explains to employees the importance of reporting hazards, their responsibility to report safety hazards, what types of hazards should be reported, and how to report a safety hazard using PublicSchoolWORKS Hazard Reports / Safety Suggestions.
School Lockdown (10 minutes)
This course instructs employees on the procedures to follow when a school lockdown is ordered.
Student Accident & Exposure Reporting (10 minutes)
This course lists the procedures staff should follow when a student has an accident, is injured, experiences a serious illness or is exposed to another’s blood or body fluids.
Submitting a Student Behavior Report (15 minutes)
This course lists the procedures staff should follow when submitting student behavior reports through the PublicSchoolWORKS Student Behavior Management System.
Submitting a Work Request (10 minutes)
This course explains the procedures staff should follow to submit maintenance work requests using PublicSchoolWORKS EZMAINT.