Safety in the Workplace
After you complete this course, you will be able to:
Understand the difference between a safety program and a safety culture,
Use resources to help you understand the regulations in your area,
Launch a safety committee,
Identify hazards and reduce them,
Apply hiring measures that can improve safety,
Explain what a safety training program will involve,
Identify groups particularly at risk for injury and know how to protect them,
Help your organization write, implement, and review a safety plan,
Respond to incidents and near misses,
Understand the basics of accident investigation and documentation.
Workplace accidents and injuries cost corporations millions of dollars and thousands of hours lost every year. They also have a profound, often lifelong impact on workers.