Training & Software

  • Forest Service Proposes Policy on Sawyers' Training

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to develop a National Sawyer Database to be used to track national sawyer certifications for those who have met the training and evaluation requirements in the use of the saws. Certifications will be recognized across the National Forest System.

    It would allow the use of chain saws and crosscut saws on NFS lands only if the sawyer has successfully completed training and field evaluation, possesses a valid certification card, and meets any other specified qualifications to perform assigned saw work, including current first aid and CPR certification.

  • Temp Work More Hazardous, Research Shows

    The occupations with the largest number of lost-time cut, laceration, and puncture injuries in 2013 included construction laborers.

    NIOSH's blog highlighted research findings presented during a joint session of the NORA Manufacturing Sector and Services Sector Councils.


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Webinars

  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Can Behavior-Based Safety Transform a Safety Culture?

    For 25 years, Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) has proven to be an effective tool for the reduction of workplace accidents. With some simple yet meaningful modification, BBS can become an extremely effective tool to create, coach and achieve sustainable safety culture excellence. The great news: This can happen in a short amount of time!

  • A Practical Approach to Electrical Safety for Federal Facilities

    Join us for a free one-hour Webinar hosted by Occupational Health & Safety magazine, and you will be armed to reduce electrical safety related incidents in your organization.


Videos

  • Training Day: Air Station Savannah

    Shallow Water Egress Training (SWET) is an annual training for every aircrew in the U.S. Coast Guard. It simulates a helicopter crash in the ocean that leaves the cockpit upside down in the water. The aircrew must keep their composure and use their emergency equipment to safely and quickly escape the situation. U.S. Coast Guard video by PA1 Stephen Lehmann.

  • McDonalds In-House Kitchen Technician Training

    This 2014 video shows the equipment used and topics covered in an AVO Training three-day electrical safety and hazard awareness class for McDonald's in-house technicians.

  • SERTC: Crude By Rail First Responder Training

    The freight rail industry trains thousands of local public safety officials at the Transportation Technology Center's Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC), and individual railroads conduct additional local training for first responders. In accordance with a February 2014 agreement between the U.S. DOT and the Association of American Railroads, railroads committed $5 million to develop a specialized crude by rail training and tuition assistance program for local first responders at TTCI. The funding will provide program development as well as tuition assistance for an estimated 1,500 first responders in 2014.


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