Animal and Insect Hazards

Animal and Insect Hazards

 Course Duration: 1 Hour Working outside in the spring months may mean working alongside insects and animals that could pose a threat to workers. OSHA offers the following tips for avoiding such injuries when working outdoors. Wear long pants, socks and...
Solvent Safety

Solvent Safety

 Course Duration: 1 Hour Millions of workers are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. Health hazards associated with solvent exposure include toxicity to the nervous system, reproductive damage, liver and kidney damage, respiratory impairment, cancer, and...
Cold Working Weather

Cold Working Weather

 Course Duration: 30 MINUTES It is important for employers to know the wind chill temperature so that they can gauge workers’ exposure risk better and plan how to safely do the work. It is also important to monitor workers’ physical condition during tasks,...
Hexavalent Chromium 6 or (VI)

Hexavalent Chromium 6 or (VI)

 Course Duration: 2 Hours Hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] is one of the valence states (+6) of the element chromium. It is usually produced by an industrial process. Cr(VI) is known to cause cancer. In addition, it targets the respiratory system, kidneys, liver,...
Flammable Liquids Storage and Handling

Flammable Liquids Storage and Handling

 Course Duration: 1 Hour Since the advent of the industrial revolution, the use of non-water-based chemicals has increased dramatically. Exposure to the hazards associated with these chemicals has also increased. One potential hazard is flammability. To...