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Welcome to the Training Course Description Page for the Environmental Health & Safety Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Please note that this page is under construction. Therefore, various portions of some information may not be available due to downloading or copyright restrictions. Any problems or suggestions should be addressed to DLPatterson@csupomona.edu

This page was developed to provide description of the training courses provided by Environmental Health & Safety. The hope is that the increased availability of this information will improve the level of safety training for the campus community. Please left click on a training topic to see a description of the training. The use of this information by any Enforcement Agency as part of an inspection, enforcement action, or prelude to such action (including development of probable cause) is prohibited.

 

Access to Employee Medical and Exposure Records Accident Investigation Accident Investigation and Reporting Simulation Asbestos Awareness
Back Safety and Injury Prevention Behavior-Based Safety for Supervisors Benzene Awareness Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness
Carcinogen Safety Centrifugal Pumps: Types and Components Chemical Process Safety Chlorine Safety
Cold Stress Compressed Gas Safety Program Computer & Office Ergonomics Confined Spaces
Construction Safety Orientation CPR/First-Aid Training Cryogenic Safety DC Circuit Theory
Decontamination Defensive Driving: Fundamentals Defensive Driving: Truck Safety Department Safety Coordinator
DOT 1: Hazardous Materials Table DOT 2: Packing and Labeling DOT 3: Shipping Papers DOT 4: Loading and Storage
DOT Drug and Alcohol Awareness DOT Security For Shipment of Hazardous Materials Electrical Power Generation Electrical Safety
Electrostatic Discharge Safety Training Emergency and Disaster Procedures Emergency Response and Spill Control Emergency Response in the Workplace
Environmental Regulations Overview Ergonomics in the Workplace Fall Protection Fire Extinguisher
Fire and Explosion Hazards Fire Safety First Aid—Automated External Defibrillator First Aid—Basic
First Aid—CPR First Aid—Medical Emergencies Food Safety and Handling Forklift Initial
Forklift Safety Awareness Forklift Refresher Global Harmonization Hand and Power Tool Safety
Hazard Communication Hazardous Material Handling and Storage Hazardous Materials in the Workplace Hazardous Waste
Hearing Protection Heat and Cold Exposure Management (HAZWOPER) Heat Illness Prevention Heat Stress
Hot Work Permits Hydrogen Sulfide IATA 1: Hazard Class Identification /Classification IATA 2: Marking and Labeling
IATA 3: Packaging IATA 4: Documentation IATA 5: Limitations and Shipment Review Indoor Hoisting and Rigging
Industrial Ergonomics Initial/Reassignment Introduction To Industrial Hygiene Job Safety and/or Job Hazard Analysis
Laboratory Safety Ladder Safety Laser Safety Lead and Cadmium
Lead Awareness Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Safety Lockout/Tagout Machine Guarding
Material Safety Data Sheets Medical Waste Mold Awareness NFPA 1600 Business Continuity Programs
NFPA 1600 Disaster/Emergency Management NFPA 70E Electrical Safety In The Workplace Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety Office Ergonomics
Office Safety OSHA 300 Recordkeeping Pandemic Flu Awareness Personal Protective Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment: Body Protection Personal Protective Equipment: Head Protection Pesticide Safety Positive Displacement Pumps
Powered Industrial Truck Safety Power Tools PPE/Eye and Face Protection PPE/Foot and Leg Protection
PPE: Hand Protection Protection from Occupational Noise Radiation Safety Regulatory Information/Overview
Respirator Respirator Fit Testing Safety Orientation Safety Training Workshop for Managers and Supervisors
Safe Work Practices Scaffolding and Ladder Safety Signs and Tags Site Control (HAZWOPER)
Site Safety and Health Plan Procedures (HAZWOPER) Slips, Trips, and Falls Spill Prevention and Control Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan
Sprains and Strains Storm Water Pollution Prevention Toxicology (HAZWOPER) Trenching and Shoring
Tuberculosis: Prevention and Control Universal Waste Rule Used Oil Management Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
Workplace Inspections Workplace Security Awareness Workplace Violence

 

Access to Employee Medical and Exposure Records
Covers information regarding employee rights of access to medical and exposure records in order to promote the recognition of workplace hazards and subsequently reduce occupational disease. You will learn about the purpose for maintaining medical and exposure records, employer responsibilities in providing employee access to medical and exposure records, the characteristics and terms related to medical and exposure records, and the requirements and policies associated with access to medical and exposure records.
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Accident Investigation
Covers the procedures for investigating an accident or near miss accident and determining the cause, in order to prevent future accidents and thereby reduce injuries and/or illnesses. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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Accident Investigation and Reporting Simulation
Helps supervisors and employees investigate accidents, report findings, and recommend a means of prevention.Over the course of the simulation, participants will practice a series of accident investigation skills, encompassing the objectives of fact finding, interviewing witnesses, and problem solving and reporting. The Accident Investigation and Reporting Simulation comprise one scenario and is based on the SkillSoft series “Safety and Health.”
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Asbestos Awareness
Provides information on the health hazards associated with exposure to Asbestos, the location of materials that contain Asbestos, how to identify materials that may contain Asbestos and how to avoid exposure. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5208(o)(1) and CFR 29,1910, 1001
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Back Safety and Injury Prevention
Teaches the student which movements cause back injury, which everyday activities may indirectly affect back mishaps, and how to prevent personal back injury, regardless of the environment. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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Behavior-Based Safety for Supervisors
Provides supervisors with an overview of the concepts of behavior-based safety. This training will aid those supervisors who have not used these techniques in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities in the past.
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Benzene Awareness
Benzene is a volatile chemical formed from both natural processes and human activities. Benzene is widely used in the United States, ranking in the top 20 chemicals for production volume. The course presents an overview of benzene and its health risks, and provides information on the occupational requirements and methods to protect against exposure to benzene.
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Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness
Defines a bloodborne pathogen, explains their health hazards, relays possible routes of exposure in the workplace and OSHA requirements. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5193(5)(C)
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Carcinogen Safety
Provides instruction on the recognition of hazard, management, usage, and control of cancer-causing agents, called carcinogens.
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Centrifugal Pumps: Types and Components
Provides an overview of the basic classifications of centrifugal pumps in use today, as well as identify and describe the major components of this type of industrial pump. The primary objective of this training is to help you more fully understand the mechanical components and operating systems used at your facility.
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Chemical Process Safety
Helps employees recognize the potential health and safety implications associated with their job. This course is intended to educate the employee in order to help prevent or minimize the consequences of a catastrophic release of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive Highly Hazardous Chemicals (HHC) from a process.
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Chlorine Safety
Chlorine is used in many processes, including electronics, water purification, synthetics, and medicines. (OSHA) recognizes chlorine as a hazardous material and imposes strict exposure limits in the workplace. This course presents an overview of chlorine, its health risks, how to control and respond to chlorine exposure, and how to protect your workforce from potential harm.
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Cold Stress
Discusses the effects of cold on your body, outlines the risk factors for cold-related ailments,and describes the associated treatments for each. This training will also describe several preventive measure techniques and safe work practices that you can use to protect yourself from cold-related stresses.
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Compressed Gas Safety Program
Many industrial and laboratory operations require the use of compressed gases for a variety of different operations. This course will establish the needed elements for an effective compressed gas safety program.
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Computer & Office Ergonomics
Designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an Ergonomics Program and also provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers required to work in computer/data entry environments.
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Confined Spaces
Covers information about confined spaces, hazardous atmospheres, necessary equipment, and permits. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the hazards and hazard control methods that will permit safe work in enclosed work areas or confined spaces.
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Construction Safety Orientation
Informs new construction workers and site visitors in and around construction sites of the potential hazards and safe work practices associated with the construction industry.
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CPR/First-Aid Training
Provides training on the use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3400
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Cryogenic Safety
Discusses how to recognize different types of cryogenic materials in the workplace and identifies the potential dangers of storing and handling these materials incorrectly. It identifies recommended equipment and the standard operating procedures for handling and storing cryogenic materials safely.
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DC Circuit Theory
Provides a basic understanding of DC Electrical Theory. It is also intended to enhance your understanding of the operation and design of DC circuits, components, and sources. You will learn about basic DC electrical terms, equations and theory, and solve problems involving resistance, voltage, and current.
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Decontamination
Provides information concerning decontamination, which is the process of removing contaminants that have collected on workers and equipment.

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Defensive Driving: Fundamentals
Trains individuals to be defensive drivers, helping them understand the risks, focus on the road and avoid dangerous driving practices. It examines vehicle inspection, distracted driving, the proper sitting position, the two-second rule and the no-zone concept. It also explains how drivers can sidestep the various challenges on the road: tailgating drivers, unique driving situations and hazardous conditions. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203 and California State University Policy
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Defensive Driving: Truck Safety
Designed to give drivers of commercial vehicles a well-rounded look at the key concepts associated with defensive driving and provide tips and guidelines to prepare drivers for the everyday challenges on the road.
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Department Safety Coordinator
This is an on the job training on how to complete a Department Safety Coordinator Inspection.  The trainee will complete an inspection of their department while accompanied by a Trainer from Environmental Health & Safety.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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DOT 1: Hazardous Materials Table

This training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including definitions, an introduction to the nine Hazard Classes, and the HAZMAT Table.
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DOT 2: Packing and Labeling
This training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including packaging, labeling, marking, and placarding.
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DOT 3: Shipping Papers
This half-hour training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including the components of the basic description of hazardous material, general information required on the shipping paper, use of the HAZMAT Precedence Table, and general emergency response information
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DOT 4: Loading and Storage
This one-hour training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including the interpretation of the segregation table, general guidelines for shipping papers, loading and unloading HAZMAT, and incident reporting requirements.
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DOT Drug and Alcohol Awareness
This course identifies the causes, indicators, and resultant problems of substance abuse and substance dependency in the US transportation industry. It describes the US laws that relate to drug and alcohol testing of transportation employees and outlines DOT regulations that enforce compliance among transportation employers.
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DOT Security For Shipment of Hazardous Materials
This course examines the DOT’s security requirements relative to the shipment and transportation of hazardous materials. In addition, it explains the hazard classes and provides examples of the placards used when transporting hazardous materials
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Electrical Power Generation
Covers electrical principles and the efficient and safe operation of various devices and systems that produce, distribute, and use electricity. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 2299 et. Seq
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Electrical Safety
Teaches the various considerations with electrical work, such as, dealing with electrical accidents, safe work practices with electrical equipment, and personal protective equipment for electrical work.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 2299 et. Seq
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Electrostatic Discharge Safety Training
Provides a basic understanding of static electricity, and how to provide protection from static electricity. The information in this course will focus on the identification, assessment, and control of static electricity for purposes of preventing fires and explosions.
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Emergency and Disaster Procedures
Covers University procedures to follow in emergencies to help save or at least lessen injuries to oneself, or others. Training can also help individuals to be prepared with the necessary equipment or materials when an emergency situation occurs. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3220(e)
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Emergency Response and Spill Control
Describes how to respond to various emergency situations and describes control of situations both by the workers involved and by trained emergency personnel.
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Emergency Response in the Workplace
Provides information about planning for and responding to emergencies. The intent is to provide the learner with basic information on procedures that cover onsite emergencies such as an accidental release or spill of a hazardous chemical, fire emergencies,explosions, bomb threats, threats to security or personal injuries.
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Environmental Regulations Overview
Provides an overview of the major environmental laws and regulations of our time and the specific standards that outline requirements to comply with them. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific training available.
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Ergonomics in the Workplace

Explains how individuals can avoid crippling injuries, minimize absenteeism, and increase their productivity with various safety practices on posture, lifting and handling equipment. Trainees will learn to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203 and 5110(b)(3)
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Fall Protection
Provides a thorough grounding on rescue techniques and procedures including fall arrest systems, positioning devices and equipment care and inspection. It also outlines vital rescue strategies. Fall Protection will help you comply with OSHA's Fall Protection Standard. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3638(d) and CCR T8, 3657(i)
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Fire Extinguisher
Provides attendees with hands on training on using a portable fire extinguisher.  Attendees will actually extinguish a small fire.  Portable fire extinguishers are not intended to be used for large fires; in case of a large fire, individuals sound alarms, contact the University Police and evacuate immediately. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 6151(g)(1)
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Fire and Explosion Hazards
Discusses actions to reduce the risk of fire and explosion due to chemical reactions, ignition of explosive or flammable chemicals, ignition of materials due to oxygen enrichment, and sudden releases of materials under pressure. Learning how to prevent and protect yourself and others from fire and explosion hazards can help save resources, time, and possibly, lives.
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Fire Safety
Provides information on procedures to follow in case of fire.  Safety measures to reduce and even prevent injuries, death and damages caused by fire, and most importantly to help prevent fire from occurring.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3221(d) and CCR T8, 3221(d), 6151(g)(1)
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First Aid—Automated External Defibrillator

The primary focus of this 30-minute course is the proper use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Use of the AED also includes the ABCs of basic life support: maintaining an open airway, restoring breathing, and restoring circulation, which will also be briefly reviewed in this training. Note: this training should not be used as the primary basis for any CPR certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based training only.
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First Aid—Basic
This one-hour training course will focus on how to use a systematic approach to evaluate
an emergency situation and respond to basic first aid situations prior to the arrival of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Note: this training should not be used as the primary basis for any CPR certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based training only,
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First Aid—CPR
This one-hour course will focus on the ABCs of basic life support: maintaining an open airway, restoring breathing, and restoring circulation. Note: this training should not be used as the primary basis for any CPR certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based training only.
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First Aid—Medical Emergencies
This one-hour training will focus on the signs and symptoms of specific medical emergencies and their treatment. Being trained in first aid could mean the difference between life
and death. Note: This training should not be used as the primary basis for any first aid certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based
training only.
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Food Safety and Handling
This course focuses on the health risks associated with improperly handled food. It highlights
the ways in which food can become contaminated and provides guidelines for storing and handling food safely. By applying the procedures recommended in this course, you can minimize the risk of food-related illnesses.
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Forklift Initial
Provides information on the safe and proper operation of a Forklift for first time operators as required by Cal/OSHA.  The training includes hands-on operation of a Forklift.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3668
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Forklift Safety Awareness
The purpose of this training is to help you become a qualified forklift operator; one who has the skills and knowledge to operate a lift truck in a safe and proper manner. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific
training available.
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Forklift Refresher
Discusses the safe and proper operation of a Forklift for experienced operators as required by Cal/OSHA.  The training includes hands-on operation of a Forklift.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3668
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Global Harmonization
This training provides information on the system for classifying and identifying hazardous chemicals according to their physical, health and environmental hazards.   The system uses labels which include a signal word, pictogram, hazard statement, and precautionary statement for each hazard class and category.  The pictograms allow information to be understood across international borders which improve the quality and consistency of hazardous information.
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Hand and Power Tool Safety
This course will provide an understanding of the potential hazards associated with the use of hand tools and power tools as well as the safety precautions required to prevent those hazards from occurring. Power tool hazards are addressed by the power source used: pneumatic, liquid fuel, hydraulic, or powderactuated
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Hazard Communication
Provides information on the Hazard Communication Standard and associated University procedures.  Employees are trained on how to determine the hazard of substances they will be working with, which helps to prevent or reduce injuries caused by working with these hazardous substances. Employees receive information on how to read labels and Material Safety Data Sheet, which are document containing detailed safety information on hazardous substances.  This knowledge will help employees determine and utilize precautions and protective equipment to prevent injuries. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5194(b)(1)
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Hazardous Material Handling and Storage
This course covers information about drum handling, compressed gas cylinders, flammable materials, slings, safe lifting techniques, and safe handling procedures.
The intent of the information is to familiarize the learner with safe work practices necessary to prevent injury while handling materials and equipment in the workplace.
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Hazardous Materials in the Workplace
This course discusses proper handling of chemicals in the workplace and actions that can be taken to protect the workers, the public, and the environment. It also covers the roles and responsibilities of those responding to events involving hazardous materials.
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Hazardous Waste
Covers the proper and safe management of chemical waste.  chemical waste can cause injury and illness and adversely affect/damage the environment.  Legal Requirements: CCR Title 22,66265.16 
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Hearing Protection
Discusses how the ear processes sound to the brain, the consequences of constant noise in the work place, hearing protection devices, and the requirements of the employer's hearing conservation program. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5099
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Heat and Cold Exposure Management (HAZWOPER)
This training is intended for personnel who may be exposed to temperature extremes at hazardous waste sites. Heat-related illness is a major hazard, especially for workers wearing personal protective clothing. Cold related injuries can cause loss of limbs or even death.
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Heat Illness Prevention
Provides employees with information on the causes and effects of heat illness, procedures to prevent illness and information on the University’s written program.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3395(e)
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Heat Stress
Explains heat related illnesses and disorders, and ways to control and prevent them: CCR T8, 3395(e)
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Hot Work Permits
Hot work can be defined as any operation such as brazing, cutting, welding, grinding, soldering, or torching that can cause sparks or flames. While such work is necessary, the hazards associated can be minimized through an effective hot work permit program. This 30-minute course provides an overview of an OSHA-compliant hot work permit program, including the permit process, roles and responsibilities, and controls used to minimize the risk of fire.
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Hydrogen Sulfide
This course is designed to provide an awareness of hazards associated with hydrogen sulfide gas as well as methods to detect and minimize exposure to the gas.
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IATA 1: Hazard Class Identification/Classification
This training course will introduce the requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including definitions,
an introduction to the Hazard Classes, and the List of Dangerous Goods.
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IATA 2: Marking and Labeling
This one-hour training course will introduce the International Air Transport Association’s Marking and Labeling requirements. The proper identification,
preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials affects everyone’s safety.
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IATA 3: Packaging
This training course will introduce the packaging requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Hazardous Materials Regulations.
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IATA 4: Documentation
This training course will introduce the requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including required
documentation to transport dangerous goods (Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and Air Waybill).
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IATA 5: Limitations and Shipment Review
This course explains that the Department of Transportation (DOT) governs all modes of
transportation in the U.S., including air transportation. The DOT has a set of regulations pertaining to the shipment of hazardous materials (dangerous goods) known as the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
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Indoor Hoisting and Rigging
Provides training on how to work safely with different types of cranes. It also covers pre-operation safety inspection, rigging techniques and lifting and moving guidelines. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3472(h)(1)

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Industrial Ergonomics
This one-hour course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an Ergonomics Program and also provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers in industrial work settings.
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Initial/Reassignment
This one-hour course is designed to provide the new or reassigned employee training on the Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), occupational hazards they will be exposed to, mandatory safe work practices, hazards of any chemicals, their right to information contained on safety data sheets, right to ask any questions, or provide any information to the employer on safety either directly or anonymously without any fear of reprisal, their responsibility to report all hazards, their responsibility to report all accidents, near miss accidents and injuries to their supervisor and information regarding disciplinary procedures. This course applies to all employees.
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Introduction To Industrial Hygiene
This course gives a general introduction to the work of the industrial hygienists. It also explains the types of hazards that workers may face, the health effects of such hazards, and measures that are taken to limit exposure.
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Job Safety and/or Job Hazard Analysis
Explains the pro-active planning in Job Safety and/or Job Hazard Analysis. The purpose of Job Safety and/or Job Hazard Analysis is to identify the hazards and prevent associated injuries to individuals.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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Laboratory Safety
Covers working safely in a laboratory where individuals are exposed to chemical hazards, which can cause serious injuries or even death.  Safety procedures and practices  are covered to ensure the safety for all the laboratory workers.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5191(f)
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Ladder Safety
This course provides information about the safe use of portable and fixed ladders. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the hazards involved with the use of ladders and control methods that will greatly reduce these hazards.
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Laser Safety

Highlights safety issues concerning working with and around various types of lasers. It outlines the various uses for industrial and construction lasers, the hazards these lasers pose, and the damage they can do if not used properly. It also explains how lasers are classified, the role of a Laser Safety Officer, how engineering and administrative controls keep you safe, and how safe work practices can minimize your risks when working with lasers.. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3276
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Lead and Cadmium
This course provides an understanding of the basic health effects, routes of entry, methods of compliance and prevention, and regulatory requirements for both cadmium and lead standards applicable to workplaces covered by the general industry standard 29CFR 1910. This course familiarizes the learner with OSHA regulations related to lead and cadmium.
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Lead Awareness
This course covers information mandated by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1025. It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with lead exposure and requirements to reduce or eliminate exposure.
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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Safety
This course will provide you with an understanding of the hazards, characteristics, and methods of detection associated with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with exposure and requirements to reduce or eliminate
exposure and mitigate the hazards.
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Lockout/Tagout
Entails locking and tagging measures, including OSHA's six-step procedure, cites the hazards of uncontrolled energy and illustrates the gruesome results if they are neglected. Lockout/Tagout also discusses work performance and lock and tag removal in simulated work environments.  Legal Requirements: Section 117600 et. Seq. California Health & Safety Code
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Machine Guarding
This course will provide definitions, general requirements, and requirements for different kinds
of machinery concerning the Machine Guarding Program. It will provide general discussion of various guarding methods, as well as defining terms associated with machine guarding.
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Material Safety Data Sheets
This course is designed to provide both workers and supervisors with a better understanding of how to interpret a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), as well as address specific requirements associated with MSDS’s in the workplace.
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Medical Waste
Covers the proper and safe management of infectious and/or medical waste.  Infectious and/or medical waste can cause injury and illness and adversely affect/damage the environment.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3314(a) and CFR 29,1910.147
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Mold Awareness
Many businesses and organizations, including government-owned facilities, can experience mold at their facilities at some point in their business life. A mold is a coating or discoloration that develops in a damp atmosphere on the surface of food or fabric. Not everyone is at risk from exposure to molds but certain groups of individuals, including infants and the elderly, are particularly susceptible to mold-induced allergies or infections. Providing information on the
hazards associated with mold is an important aspect of the health and safety requirements for businesses and organizations.
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NFPA 1600 Business Continuity Programs
This course provides a basic understanding of the criteria for a comprehensive program that addresses business continuity in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1600, entitled Disaster/ Emergency Management and Business Continuity
Programs.
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NFPA 1600 Disaster/Emergency Management
This course will provide you with an understanding of the basic criteria for developing a comprehensive program that addresses disaster recovery and emergency management in accordance with the NFPA 1600 standard.
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NFPA 70E Electrical Safety In The Workplace
This course will provide the public sectors with an understanding of the basic criteria for a comprehensive program that addresses electrical safety-related work practices in accordance with the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)70E standard titled “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.” Information presented will provide program elements, techniques, and processes that will apply to all electrical work.
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Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety
This course is designed to familiarize learners with the health implications associated with non-ionizing radiation, specifically radio frequency (RF) radiation and measures to protect workers from exposure.
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Office Ergonomics
This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics program and also provides information to assist both
employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs.
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Office Safety
Explains the importance of office safety, teaches the student how to create a comfortable, ergonomically correct workstation, and how to avoid typical office hazards, such as slips, trips and falls, back injuries and working with hazardous materials. This course also teaches the student to recognize fire hazards, how to operate a fire extinguisher and how to respond in a fire emergency. The student will also learn how to prevent workplace crime and violence on the job as well as identify and manage stress. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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OSHA 300 Recordkeeping
This course will cover OSHA’s revised recordkeeping requirements, the new recordkeeping forms, and offers a number of opportunities for you to practice classifying a case’s recordability. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the
applicable regulatory requirements but does not take into consideration CalOSHA.
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Pandemic Flu Awareness
This course is designed to increase awareness of the pandemic threat the flu poses and to provide information that can be used to form the basis of preparedness and prevention for your organization.
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Personal Protective Equipment
Individuals face unique dangers depending on the job each one does. Accordingly, their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be used properly so that they can cope with the risks. This comprehensive PPE course, covers the safe and proper use eye, face, hearing, head, hand and foot protection, and other PPE rules.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3380(c)
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Personal Protective Equipment: Body Protection
This course will help acquaint you with the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) specifically designed to protect your torso, arms, and legs. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazards present.
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Personal Protective Equipment: Head Protection
This one-hour course will help acquaint you with the various types of PPE specifically designed to protect your head. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazards present.
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Pesticide Safety
Training includes information on procedures to use pesticides/ herbicides safely, information on the pesticides/herbicides used, Product Safety Sheets, Labels, etc.  Legal Requirements: CCR T3, 6724
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Positive Displacement Pumps
Presents an overview of positivedisplacement pumps. It is intended to provide you with the ability to recognize various types of positive displacement pumps and become familiar with their characteristics and operation.
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Powered Industrial Truck Safety
This course is designed for personnel who work with or around a power-propelled truck (a.k.a. forklift) used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack, or tier materials. It will better familiarize the worker with the potential health and safety concerns associated with powered industrial trucks.
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Power Tools
Explains safety precautions to follow when using saws, drills, pneumatic, and powder-actuated tools. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203

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PPE/Eye and Face Protection
This course will help acquaint you with the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) specifically designed to protect your eyes and face. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazard(s) present.
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PPE/Foot and Leg Protection
This course will help acquaint you with the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) specifically designed to protect your feet and legs. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazards present.
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PPE: Hand Protection
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to protect you from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. This 30-minute course will help acquaint you with the various types of PPE specifically designed to protect your hands. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazard(s) present.
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Protection from Occupational Noise
This training course will provide information to help you prevent noise-induced hearing loss. It will also explain the purpose and components of a hearing conservation program including the proper fitting, use, and care of hearing protectors.
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Radiation Safety
Training includes the proper procedures for the safe and legal use of Radioactive Materials and Machines.  Information includes signage, storage, personal protective equipment, the use of time distance & shielding to reduce exposure, waste collection and proper disposal.  Legal Requirements: 10 CFR, CCR Title 17, 30100 et. Seq. and University Radioactive Materials License
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Regulatory Information/Overview
Essentially all workplaces have safety and health standards that have been imposed by federal and state authorities. The intent of these workplace standards and requirements is to protect the health and welfare of individual employees. This one-hour course will explain how safety requirements for workplaces are established and how they are enforced. The training
will also discuss important regulatory agencies and their jurisdictions.
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Respirator
Training includes how to select and use a respirator to protect employees and other individuals from the inhalation of dust, vapors, gases, and other harmful airborne contaminants. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5144(c)
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Respirator Fit Testing
The purpose of respirator fit testing is to make sure the respirator is fitting properly. Attendees are required to bring their respirators and will be tested to make sure the respirator is fitting properly. Attendees are required to have obtained a Respirator Clearance from a Physician and completed respirator training before attending. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 5144(c)
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Safety Orientation
Training covers safety awareness and orientation for individuals working in non-office environments.  individuals need to be alert, aware of their surroundings and ready to respond to the unexpected. This course will help keep them alert to hazards on the job. It will remind them to protect themselves by following safety procedures and by using the right protective equipment for the job, and to use precaution around hazardous substances – all important parts of doing their jobs well and going home safe.  Provides an overview of the following topics: Slips, Trips & Falls; Back Safety; Hazard Communication; Bloodborne Pathogens; Lockout/Tagout; Head Protection; Eye Protection; Hearing Protection; Respiratory Protection and Hand & Foot Protection.  Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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Safety Training Workshop for Managers and Supervisors
Training provides information on safety management leadership for Managers, Supervisors and Department Chairs.  The training is designed to enable attendees to:

  • Understand the safety responsibilities of supervisors, upper management and employees.
  • Know the procedure’s for accident prevention and the steps to take should any accident, serious or minor, occur.
  • Realize the direct and indirect cost of accidents/incidents.
  • Know the best approach to safety performance on the job.
  • Understand the necessity for providing safety training for employees.
  • Understand the importance of conducting continuous and formal safety inspections using a checklist.
  • Understand the purpose of an inspection program.
  • Understand the purpose and objective of accident reporting.
  • Understand the emergency procedures for your department.
Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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Safe Work Practices
This course provides information about day-to-day safe work practices and working safely with equipment and hazardous materials. The intent of the course is to enable the learner to Identify those practices (the right way to do things) that must be followed that will either eliminate or minimize the potential for injury from workplace hazards.
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Scaffolding and Ladder Safety
This course is designed to train employees to recognize the hazards associated with ladders, stairways, and the type of scaffold being used at the work site and to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards.
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Signs and Tags
This half-hour course will present basic information about the different accident prevention signs and tags with regard to displaying levels of danger and precautions required. The failure of people, equipment, supplies, or surroundings to behave or react as expected causes most accidents.
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Site Control (HAZWOPER)
This training describes measures designed to minimize your exposure to hazardous substances, and prevent the migration of contamination to “clean” areas of the site. OSHA requires that employees who work at hazardous material sites, or respond to spill emergencies, receive training to eliminate unnecessary risk of exposure to hazardous substances.
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Site Safety and Health Plan Procedures (HAZWOPER)
This training is designed to provide on-site and off-site employees with information on the company’s site safety and health plan. A site safety plan establishes policies and procedures to protect workers and the public from potential hazards posed by a hazardous waste site. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific training available.
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Slips, Trips, and Falls
Slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. This course is intended to provide employees with the ability to recognize and prevent slip, trip, and fall hazards and to address the key components of ladder safety.
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Spill Prevention and Control
Provides information about hazardous materials; spill control, and confinement methods. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the safe handling, movement and storage of hazardous materials. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific training available.
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Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan
This course will provide you with information on the prevention and countermeasures you should take should a spill occur. This training will also provide information on the components of a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific training available.
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Sprains and Strains
The course is designed to help you better understand the basics of sprains and strains so you will be more aware of what you are doing and how you are doing it, in an effort to prevent this type of injury from happening to you.
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Storm Water Pollution Prevention
Describes the nature and occurrence of storm water pollution, its environmental effects, and ways to address this important water quality problem. Rainwater that enters a surface water body, by flowing either overland or through a storm sewer system, is called storm water or storm water runoff. Storm water runoff is one of the leading causes of pollution in rivers and lakes. Identifying sources of storm water pollution and keeping them from coming in contact with runoff is the best and most economical way to protect the quality of the nation’s waters.
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Toxicology (HAZWOPER)
This course focuses on the study of poisons, their safe limits, and their adverse effects on living organisms. While the subject of toxicology is complex, it is necessary to understand the basic concepts in order to make logical decisions concerning the protection of personnel from chemical exposure.
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Trenching and Shoring
Provides training on the safe and legal compliance for protecting employees working in trenches. Also covers the use of shoring to prevent trenches from collapsing. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 1541
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Tuberculosis: Prevention and Control
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of tuberculosis, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimize serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to tuberculosis in the workplace.

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Universal Waste Rule
Provides an overview of the Universal Waste Rule. This rule provides generators with a more flexible approach for managing certain widely-generated, lowrisk hazardous waste streams. The flexibility is intended to encourage resource conservation, as well as the diversion of universal wastes from landfills.
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Used Oil Management
Reviews the various regulatory requirements associated with used oil management primarily from a generator’s perspective. The goal of this training is to provide you with an overview of the used oil management programs and explain the different regulatory scenarios that apply to used oil. The training also provides basic information for used oil handlers whose activities are regulated by the Used Oil Management Standards.
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Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
This one-hour course will inform learners of potential health and safety concerns unique to welding, cutting, and brazing prevention.
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Workplace Inspections
Employers have a responsibility to maintain safe working conditions for their employees and to comply with the government health and safety standards that are applicable to their establishments. They must also ensure that employees have and use personal protective equipment when required for safety and health as they do their jobs. When employees stay whole and healthy, businesses also benefit. They experience lower workers’ compensation insurance costs, decreased payout for return-to-work programs, fewer faulty products, and increased productivity. One of the key ways that employers can maintain safe and compliant working conditions is to conduct regular and thorough workplace inspections. This course provides and introduction to workplace inspections, both internal, self-regulated inspections and external inspections carried out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). You will learn about types and frequency of inspections, how to carry out a workplace inspection, what to expect when being inspected by an OSHA compliance officer, and the penalties your organization may be subject to if your workplace is found to be in violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements but your campus may have more specific training available. This is not specific to CalOSHA.
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Workplace Security Awareness
This one-hour course will provide an awareness-level orientation of basic workplace security fundamentals and appropriate actions for workers to take in the event of potential threat situations that may be encountered in the workplace, including encountering trespassers,
receiving phone threats, dealing with workplace violence incidents, evacuating during an emergency, and protecting against various types of terrorist acts.
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Workplace Violence
Provides training on the procedures to protect individuals from Workplace Violence. Legal Requirements: CCR T8, 3203
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