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Global Workplace Safety Orientation (Customizable)

Global Workplace Safety Orientation (Customizable)

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All workplaces contain some risks; that's why it's so important to think ahead and take precautions. Because your safety and the safety of all our employees is a top priority, we have taken all reasonable precautions to protect you from any hazards that might be present in the workplace. This course will make you aware of what precautions are in place and also of what your responsibilities are so that together, we can keep the workplace as safe as possible. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All employees


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Global Workplace Safety Orientation (Customizable)

  • identify your responsibilities related to safety in the workplace
  • recognize basic guidelines for working safely around workplace chemicals
  • identify basic fire safety principles
  • identify precautions you can take to minimize your own chances of slipping, tripping, or falling at work
  • recognize electrical hazards in the workplace
  • identify employee responsibilities in responding to an emergency
  • identify the main ergonomic risk factors associated with work tasks
  • recognize examples of personal protective equipment used to protect specific parts of the body
  • identify fall from height hazards in the workplace
  • recognize the most important thing you can do to protect your hearing on the job
  • identify ways to prevent back injuries
  • recognize ways to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens
  • identify the hazards of working in a confined space
  • recognize the five basic safety rules to prevent hazards when using tools
  • identify lockout and tagout guidelines
  • recognize descriptions of different types of safety guards and devices
  • recognize the causes of injury arising from manual handling
  • recognize the health hazards associated with exposure to asbestos
  • recognize basic guidelines for the safe operation and maintenance of forklift trucks
  • recognize the basic safety rules for using ladders
  • identify examples of respiratory hazards that may occur in the workplace
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