The State Accident Fund offers the following safety related training sessions to
our policyholders free-of-charge. This
training can be done at the State Accident Fund or on the policyholder’s
premises. These sessions are taught by
competent safety professionals and meet most OSHA requirements.
If you are interested in SAF's safety training please contact you SAF safety and
loss control representative or complete the
SAF Safety training request form.
Safety Training Courses Include:
Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness Training
(1 hour awareness, 2 hour
will inform employees of the hazards due to occupational exposure to
bloodborne pathogens(Contained in blood and other potentially
infectious materials). OSHA's Bloodborne
Pathogens Standard(CFR 1910.1030) is discussed and an overview provided. Participant are also informed of the
employer's Exposure Control Plan and it's contents. Simple awareness training is
usually adequate for non-medical personnel.
Out, Tag Out
awareness, 2 to 3 hour in-depth)
employees of OSHA's requirements relating to CFR 1910.147. This course covers the proper measures for
preventing the release or escape of hazardous energy (electrical, mechanical,
thermal and other potential sources).
Elements of this program discuss required documented energy control procedures
(written plans), employee training requirements and periodic inspections of the
use of these procedures. Awareness
training should be done on employees working on or around equipment that has
been locked out and in-depth training should be done for those employees who
actually perform the lock-out function.
Confined Space Entry Training
unless performing rescue)
confined spaces are and OSHA's requirements (CFR 1910.146) for working in and
around these spaces. This training can be
performed according to the employer's Confined Space Entry Program and can also
include a simulated rescue utilizing the employer's rescue equipment.
300 Log Training
(Recordkeeping Requirements - 2 to 3 hours)
requirements of OSHA's Recordskeeping Standard (CFR 1904)including how
to fill out the OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 forms.
responsible for keeping these forms to know what constitutes an OSHA recordable
injury and/or illness and the importance of not over or
under-recording. Also discusses OSHA's
new requirements concerning employee
privacy concerns when recording data.
Covers all accompanying data to the
OSHA 300 and presents cases for the trainee to actually perform the
recording process. Handouts included in
Accident Investigation Training for Supervisors and Safety Teams (2hours)
"accident" in the workplace and explains why they should be investigated.
Covers the rules of accident investigation and how to
information from victims and witnesses.
They have it
you need it and this training helps you get it!
Also covers the
importance of investigating "near miss" incidents. Very helpful
session for supervisors and safety committees.
Injury Prevention (1 1/2
This session covers statistics and causes of back pain and injury in the
workplace. Also discusses contributing
factors such as medical conditions,
lifestyle, posture and body mechanics.
Emphasizes employee and employer
responsibilities to help prevent back injuries in the workplace.
Safety Awareness Training (1 1/2
touches on all of OSHA's requirements regarding employer
responsibilities for worker safety.
Included in this session is information on
OSHA's General Duty Clause, Hazard Communication, Fire Extinguishers
in the Workplace, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens, Lock Out, Tag Out,
Personal Protective Equipment, Employer Safety Programs, Confined Space Entry,
Hearing Conservation Programs, Lift Truck Requirements, Respiratory Protection,
OSHA Citation Trends and Common Shop Violations.
Very good training for those who want to evaluate the status of their
OSHA compliance and those new to the safety field.
Conservation Training (1 hour)
covers OSHA's requirements for employers who have employees exposed to noise in
the workplace (1910.95). Examines
time-weighted-averages and decibel level exposures. Covers the
responsibility for having a written Hearing Conservation
Program and the
components required in it. Also discusses
audiometric testing and follow-up, training, access to
recordkeeping for employees included in the program.
Stress in the Workplace (1/2 to 1
factors (human and environmental) associated with heat stress
injuries/illnesses. Defines signs and
symptoms of heat-related
including heat rash, heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Also covers first aid
procedures related to each as well as engineering and work practice controls to
avoid heat stress.
Safety (1/2 hour)
detailing OSHA requirements for ladders and proper usage in the
workplace including proper selection, inspection, set-up and use.
Safety (1/2 to 1
personnel are not immune to workplace injuries.
This session details
workplace hazards in an office setting including chairs and desks,
stacking and storage, stairs, filing cabinets, office machines,
and falls, proper office layout, lighting, housekeeping, ergonomics,
material handling, electrical/heat-generating appliances, chemical
safety and lock-out, tag-out.
Committees (2 hours)
Perfect session for employers looking to get a safety program started or
rejuvenated. This program details how to
put together an effective safety
committee, how an effective committee operates and the purpose they exist. Covers proper make-up of a committee and
discusses why safety
committees sometimes fail to meet their objectives. Good, practical
advice on how to have a successful and productive safety committee.
discusses the fundamentals of a good Workplace Violence Program. Eye-opening testimony is provided by
workplace violence victims as
well as nationally-known experts in the video “Workplace Violence:
Dealing With a National Epidemic”. This
program details a 7-step
approach to an effective Workplace Violence Prevention Program.
Workers' Compensation Premium Calculation (Your E-mods and Trends)(1
is best for management of an organization but is also helpful for
some employees to see the economic impact of injury
your workplace. The session is
personalized to the
and utilizes actual numbers to show performance and trends over a
specific time period. Very good session
especially those who are responsible for paying the premiums associated
with Workers' Comp Insurance.
Training for Supervisors and Managers
(1 to 2 hours)
approaches safety in the workplace from the manager or supervisor's
standpoint. Safety seems to be a
forgotten component in employee
performance these days and this program will help those in
prioritize safe work practices and convey the importance of
safety to their