OSHA Fatal Facts: Fatalities Caused by Improper Work Practices
This online engineering PDH course focuses on thirty of the accident summaries, selected to provide exposure to a wide variety of accident types. The accident summaries are supplemented by background information about industrial accidents in general and the construction industry in particular. In addition, the lessons distilled from the accident summaries are used to formulate three common-sense principles of accident prevention.
This 4 PDH online course is intended primarily for all engineers, designers, contractors, construction personnel and other who are responsible for employee safety and OSHA compliance in potentially hazardous occupations.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Knowing the principles of accident prevention
- Learning about OSHA's accident prevention recommendations for falls, asphyxiation, nail guns, trenches, electrocution and working near machinery
- Understanding the importance of worker training, both in competence in operating equipment and in awareness of hazards existing on a particular job site
- Understanding the importance of supervision and enforcement of proper work practices
- Familiarizing with OSHA's resources available for helping employers reduce hazards occurring in particular situations
- Familiarizing with the extent and types of work-related accidents occurring in the United States
- Learning about OSHA's most frequently cited violations
- Understanding the disproportionate role played by falls in the fatal accidents totals
- Understanding the significance of having a designated competent person present on the site
- Learning about the Fatal Four leading causes of construction accidents
- Familiarizing with the tremendous variety of work-place accidents that can lead to serious injury or death
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "OSHA Fatal Facts: Fatalities Caused by Improper Work Practices", by Mark Rossow, which uses some of the accident summaries from OSHA's website.
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