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Safety Training Courses

Risk Management will come to your location(s) to train your employees in Safety. Please contact Risk Management at 614-525-4520 for expert analysis, onsite assessments and safety policy development. Please be sure to include your agency, address/location, phone number and email address when requesting Safety Training services.

If your agency has a specific safety problem, need or situation, please contact Risk Management at 614-525-4642 for expert analysis and development of specific training program(s) to fit your agency's needs.

Risk Management 2015-2016 Safety Training Classes

Basic Electrical Safety
This class covers topics that everyone repairing electrical equipment will need to know: lockout/tag-out procedures, overload protection devices, detecting damaged power tools, and more.

Bloodborne Pathogens
Individuals who work with blood and blood products may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. This course focuses on three incurable bloodborne pathogens human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), how they are transmitted, and precautions employees need to take to insure protection.

The Body Mechanics of Lifting
Back injuries are a leading cause of severe disabilities and by learning the forces involved in lifting, you too can prevent a back injury. You will learn proper lifting and storage techniques as well as back injury prevention.

Emergency Action Planning
This is a "how to" class for designing an emergency evacuation plan for your building.

Recommended Ergonomic Practices
Risk Management designed this course for everyone who works at a computer. It will show you how to set up your workstation to prevent and eliminate muscle strains and over-exertion. You will explore the concept of a "neutral posture" to meet your body's specific needs.

General Office Safety
Safety on the job is important no matter where you work, and office spaces are no different. Designed to describe how to prevent common safety hazards in your office environment from becoming severe injuries.

Hazardous Material Handling
Designed for employees who use or work near hazardous (corrosive, reactive and/or flammable) chemicals.

Hazardous Communication [HAZCOM]
HAZCOM consists of the communication of chemical hazards in the workplace via a written program, a training element, and readily accessible material safety data sheets (MSDS) for employees. Risk Management offers two HAZCOM training programs: one for office settings, and a more in-depth class for workers who use industrial chemicals.

Personal protective equipment
This course will cover the many types of equipment used to protect employees' eyes, skin, hearing and respiratory system: gloves, safety eyewear, hardhats, and much more!

Machine Guarding
Designed for anyone who works with powered saws, rotating powered equipment, machine presses, stamping and power transmission devices. The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health [N.I.O.S.H.] estimates workers across the U.S. suffer approximately 18,000 amputations, lacerations, crushing injuries, abrasions and over 800 deaths per year due to failure to guard machines.

Trenching & Excavating
This class provides the specific rules and safety techniques for entering and while working in a trench or excavation. Topics include soil types, trench protection systems, personal protective equipment, Ohio Utilities Protection Service or OUPS and detecting hazardous atmospheres.

Confined Space Entry
Designed for workers and employees who enter pits, sewage systems, wells, and tanks. Topics include required atmospheric testing, distinguishing between permit and non-permit required confined spaces, required atmospheric testing and entry equipment.

Walking & Working Surfaces
Designed for construction and maintenance workers. Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of industrial accidents and result in 15% of accidental deaths nationally.