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Training to Increase Safety and Maintain Compliance Throughout K-12 Environments

Aerial and Scissor Lift Safety

(20 minutes)

After taking this course, you’ll be able to: recognize different types and uses for aerial and scissor lifts; identify hazards of aerial and scissor lift use and operation; select inspection criteria for the vehicle, the lift and the work surroundings prior to lift operation; and identify safe work practice for operating aerial and scissor lifts.

Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Best Practices (NFPA 70E)

(50 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: differentiate between arc flash and electric shock; recall hazards, injuries, and indirect consequences related to arc flash and electric shock; recognize the way approach protection boundaries are determined; match approach boundary criteria with worker qualifications; identify necessary training and skills for qualified workers; recall primary elements of an electrical safety program; recognize the purpose of lock and tag procedures; identify different types of lock and tag devices; identify basic procedural steps for lock and tag; identify the requirements for the use of test instruments and equipment; recall the requirements, benefits, and components of a job briefing; identify the requirements, benefits, and components of an energized work permit; recall PPE responsibilities and requirements related to work around energized electrical equipment and parts.

Asbestos 2-Hour Curriculum

(120 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 Hazard Awareness

(25 minutes)

After taking this course, employees will be able to: explain what asbestos is; give examples of how asbestos might appear at work; identify health effects of asbestos exposure; identify ways to prevent exposure to asbestos on the job; and explain what to do if they are exposed to asbestos.

Back Injury Prevention and Ergonomics

(15 minutes)

In this course you will learn about: musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and their symptoms, common treatments, and risk factors; ergonomic hazards that school employees face and ways to prevent and remediate these hazards; and ergonomic recommendations to help develop safe work practices for lifting, sitting and standing.

Behavior Based Safety

(25 minutes)

In this course, you will learn: the definition of behavior-based safety and its key terms; how to describe why a behavior-based safety program matters to both employees and companies; how to identify methods and tools used

Bleacher Inspection

(10 minutes)

This course reviews the procedures for inspecting bleachers by focusing on the use of a district “Bleacher Inspection Checklist.”

child-scraped-kneeBloodborne Pathogens for School Employees – Full / Refresher

(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.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

(25 minutes)

This course discusses: how a trained and equipped responder should initially respond to a cardiac or respiratory emergency; how to protect yourself if blood is present; how to recognize the signs of a respiratory emergency; the steps for giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to an adult; how to recognize the signs of cardiac arrest; the steps for providing early defibrillation with an automated external defibrillator (AED) to an adult; how to recognize the signs of a choking emergency; and the steps for giving abdominal thrusts to clear the airway for a conscious adult. The course includes a special section called “Pediatric First-Aid: Removing Airway Obstructions, Performing CPR and Using AEDs.”

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – Hands Only

(10 minutes)

Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is like traditional CPR, but without the administration of mouth-to-mouth breaths. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends the technique be used by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse at home, at school, at work, in a park, or in some other “out of hospital” setting. This course includes a video that demonstrates how to perform hands-only CPR.

Chemical Safety

(40 minutes)

This course provides required awareness training in occupational hazards common to the handling of chemicals.

Chlorine Safety

(25 minutes)

The course provides awareness training so that employees will recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of chlorine exposure and understand exposure controls.

Cold Stress

(15 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: identify the hazards that can result from working in cold environments including physical signs, symptoms, and treatments; identify ways to protect against cold stresses including observing environmental protections, undertaking other preparations and practices, and dressing appropriately.

Compressed Gas Safety

(25 minutes)

After taking this course you will be able to: identify hazards associated with cylinder dispensing and control components and contents; recognize identification labels and markings on compressed gas cylinders; recall practices to safely use compressed gas cylinders and their components; and identify safe methods of moving and storing compressed gas cylinders.

Confined Spaces – Permit Required

(30 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: identify characteristics and examples of a confined space; identify hazards of confined spaces; identify the differences between permit-required and non-permit-required confined spaces; identify specific requirements of a Permit-Required Confined Space Program; identify the requirements of the permit system and the information a permit includes; recognize the responsibilities of personnel who work in or attend permit spaces; and identify rescue resources and how to plan for emergencies.

Confined Space – Entry Level

(20 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: identify characteristics and examples of a confined space; identify hazards of confined spaces; identify the differences between permit-required and non-permit-required confined spaces; and recognize the basic requirements of a permit-required confined space program.

Criticality Safety

(10 minutes)

This course explains awareness level criticality concepts and the terms necessary to properly respond to a criticality alarm. After taking this course, you will be able to: recognize fissionable material labels and the hazards associated with improper handling of those containers holding fissionable material; identify the correct actions to minimize the risk of being exposed to an accidental criticality; identify the correct actions to minimize radiation exposure in the event of an accidental criticality.

Driver Safety

(20 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 and Fire Safety Preparedness

(25 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: identify dangers associated with fire and other emergencies; recall requirements for emergency action and fire prevention plans; recognize housekeeping guidelines for fire prevention; recall the importance of emergency exits and identify their components; and recognize actions to take in response to emergency alarms.

Environmental Management

(20 minutes)

By taking this course, you will learn to: identify the purpose and goals of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990; define attainment and nonattainment areas as described by the Clean Air Act; define key terms associated with Title I compliance requirements, including National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), degrees of nonattainment, major source, Criteria Air Pollutants, and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS); identify the requirements for attainment and maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards as defined in Title I; identify the requirements for limiting Hazardous Air Pollutants as defined in Title III; define key terms associated with Title III compliance requirements, including Hazardous Air Pollutants, Maximum Air Control Technology, and Risk Management Planning, and NESHAPS; identify the purpose and requirements of Operating Permits as defined in Title V; define key terms associated with Title V compliance requirements, include Potential to Emit, Actual Emissions, and Allowable Emissions; identify the process for determining air-permitting compliance; and identify the types of air permits from degree of least stringency to highest, including permit exemption, construction permits, minor source permits, synthetic minor permit, and major source permit.

Excavation, Trenching and Shoring Safety

(20 minutes)

This course explains how to properly perform excavation, trenching and shoring activities.

Fall Protection

(30 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 and Fire Extinguisher Use

(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

(15 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 Lessons – 5 Module Curriculum

(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) 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

(25 minutes)

This course describes types of portable tools; discusses the potential hazards connected with the use of manual, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, liquid-fueled, powder-actuated and abrasive wheel tools; and explains the proper procedures required for each type of tool.

Hand Safety

(25 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 for School Employees / Right to Know

(20 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

(20 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

(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-Illness Awareness

(15 minutes)

This training focuses on types of heat illnesses, how to prevent them, and how to treat them should they occur.

Heat-Illness Prevention

(15 minutes)

This training focuses on types of heat illnesses, how to prevent them, and how to treat them should they occur.

Heat Stress

(15 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: identify heat stress hazards that can exist on the job; identify the nature, symptoms and treatment of heat stress; and recognize the precautions for protecting against heat stress. See also “Cold Stress” course.

Hepatitis B Vaccine Consent / Waiver / Request

(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

(30 minutes)

This course provides required training in the hazards of hot work and the basic requirements for reducing the risk of injury.

Incident Investigation

(40 minutes)

By completing this course, you will learn: how to recognize the purpose and benefits of an incident investigation; how to identify common practices to follow and information to be gathered during an investigation; how to describe documenting and reporting responsibilities; how to recognize the importance of and common practices for determining root cause; and the importance of implementing corrective actions.

Indoor Air Quality

(30 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.

Kiln Safety

(15 minutes)

Although kilns generate intense heat and release dangerous fumes during operation, they are safe when used properly. This course describes how to do just that. Topics covered include hazards, selection, location and installation, ventilation, electrical safety, fire safety, operation, kiln maintenance and kiln-room maintenance.

Laboratory Safety

(35 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

(10 minutes)

This course explains how to choose the right ladder. Types of ladders are described and the topics of ladder height and maximum weight load are addressed. The course then provides a ladder-inspection checklist, and details how to set ladders properly. Safety tips and U.S. resources are also discussed.

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.

Lockout / Tagout

(45 minutes)

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.

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

(30 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)

(15 minutes)

After taking this course, you will be able to: define PPE; explain the value of PPE; identify common workplace hazards related to PPE; identify the common types of PPE; explain the basic characteristics of PPE; and explain the general worker and employer responsibilities regarding PPE.

Process Chemical Safety

(25 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.

Proper Lifting of Students

(30 minutes)

This course provides safe lifting guidelines and techniques to protect the health and safety of employees by reducing the risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders. The content of this course is adapted for school employees from safe lifting and transfer guidelines written for nursing home, hospital, and assisted living centers.

Proper Lifting Techniques

(20 minutes)

This course provides proper lifting guidelines and techniques to protect the health and safety of school employees by reducing the risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders. With that in mind you will learn: the definition of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs); symptoms of MSDs; examples of MSDs; what major physical risk factors contribute to MSDs; unsafe work practices and ergonomic hazards that increase the risk of MSDs; personal factors that affect the development of MSDs; how to prevent MSDs; indicators and treatment for MSDs; what assistive equipment can be used; general lifting guidelines; and proper lifting techniques.

Radio Communications

(20 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.

Safe Use of Pesticides

(20 minutes)

This course describes pests, pesticides and the dangers pesticides pose to humans and other organisms.

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

(25 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.

Situational Awareness

(15 minutes)

By taking this course, you will learn: why situational awareness is important; advantages of situational awareness; how the brain processes focusing, efficiency and preparing; steps to being aware; how to position yourself to observe and notice details; how to anticipate actions; and how to control distractions.

Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention

(15 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.

Stop the Bleed: Save a Life

(10 minutes)

This course explains how you can control bleeding, regardless of whether you have access to a trauma first-aid kit. After taking this course, you will learn how to ensure your safety and what the “ABCs of bleeding are.”

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: Interacting with Students who have Special Needs

(20 minutes)

This training teaches these employees how to interact appropriately with students who have special needs.

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: Safe Driving

(15 minutes)

The purpose of this course is to educate bus and van drivers on the importance of safe driving techniques and how to implement them while operating a vehicle.

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.

Winter Safety

(25 minutes)

This course will provide training on how to recognize, prevent, and respond to emergencies and injuries related to working in cold weather.


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