An occupational health & safety (H&S) program is an important aspect of keeping your organization safe and functional. This course provides an in-depth overview of the steps necessary in developing a compliance-based occupational health and safety program. You will learn what H&S components are applicable to your facility and what your responsibilities and duties are as an employer. Along with learning about OSHA, you'll gain an understanding of H&S policy statements, how to develop a facility-specific H&S program, and which regulations apply to your operations. You'll also get important information on your individual roles and responsibilities, employee participation in the H&S process, the necessity of written procedures, designing training and education, determining potential risks and hazards, and incident reporting and investigation.
Understand OSHA requirements and which federal and state regulations apply to your organization
Find the connection between productivity and safety
Understand the components of an H&S program and how to develop written
programs and procedures around facility-specific operations
Recognize the culture change needed for
effective H&S hazard identification, risk assessment, and monitoring
Health & Safety Specialist