This course provides an understanding of the structure, contents and applicability of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
It covers the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace for general industries. It also provides information regarding employers’ responsibilities as defined by OSHA, and focuses on the implementation of effective safety programs and record keeping requirements.
This course will be highly interactive and include group discussions, case studies and syndicate work.
Depending on the participants’ backgrounds, the course outline may vary and focus on the areas specific to their industry and function requirements.
All participants will receive the OSHA General Industry Regulations handbook which they can bring back to their organization for future reference.
This course is designed for health and safety directors, field supervisors, engineers, safety professionals, site managers and anyone seeking better knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern workplace safety requirements.
John Sams has been in the electrical equipment maintenance field for over 30 years, with at least 10 years of experience in an industrial environment involving the maintenance of electrical equipment used in an automated process. He also developed the Electrically Safe Work Practices policy and the supporting training for the logistics division of Walgreens, a Fortune 500 company, directly affecting the safety of over 3,000 individuals employed at more than 20 locations throughout the United States. John has experience in the distribution of electrical energy from the high voltage utility connection to the connection on the equipment performing the actual work. In addition, he has been involved with Electrical Safety, conducting 50 Arc Flash Hazard Assessments and training over 500 personnel in the requirements for working safely on energized electrical equipment.