Safety doesn’t happen by accident!
The National Safety Council reminds us that most accidents are caused by the failure of some individuals to follow simple and fundamental safety rules and precautions, Common sense dictates the use of protective clothing when working on or near machinery. Use appropriate safety devices to protect your eyes, ears, hands, feet and body. You, as a careful employee, are the best insurance against an accident.
Injuries, accidents and lost days not only threaten productivity and increase costs but also significantly affect employee morale. Fortunately for our local businesses, Caddo Kiowa Technology Center can help with a wide variety of safety training – customized for your needs.
Implementing a safety program is a cost-effective decision for any company. Safety programs are proven methods of lowering injury rates, which lead to higher profit margins. According to the National Safety Council, companies that implement strategic safety plans and expect to see injury and illness rates reduced by 20% or more.
It is well known that a safe work environment boosts employee morale, which in turn, increases productivity, efficiency and profit margins. When people feel safe at work, they also feel like they can make a difference. This leads to fewer staff absences and less staff turnover.
- Blood-borne Pathogens
- Eye Safety
- Back Injury Protection
- Hazardous Communication
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety
- Fall Protection
- Slip, Trips and Falls
- Welding Safety
- Hearing Safety
- Confined Space Entry
- Understanding SDS
- Emergency Preparedness
- Respirator Safety
- Defensive Driving
- Load Securement
HAZWOPER 40-HOUR TRAINING
HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training is required for workers whose jobs put them in contact with hazardous substances. Our HAZWOPER training covers everything required in 29 CFR 1910.120, such as hazardous chemicals, improving the safety of workers and how OSHA regulations affect you.
HAZWOPER 8-HOUR REFRESHER
OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Training is designed for hazardous waste operations and emergency response workers who must satisfy their annual 8-hour refresher training course requirement.
HAZCOM – GHS
The Hazard Communication Standard training will provide a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. Receiving periodic updates of safety data sheets and labels for chemicals covered under the hazard communications standard will result in productivity improvements for businesses that handle, store and use hazardous chemicals.
H2S GAS AWARENESS
H2S Gas Awareness is a summary training program on the basics of Hydrogen Sulphide gas. It is a classroom style theory seminar that teachers the participant a general awareness of the physical properties of H2S, a toxic, corrosive, flammable and explosive substance.
When all other measures have been taken to reduce dangerous exposure levels, respiratory protection equipment is the next level of safety protection. The purpose of this training is to demonstrate the proper use of respiratory protection equipment to prevent harmful and unhealthy air contaminants from entering the body via the breathing passageways.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION/FIT TEST
Environmental Health and Safety EH&S is responsible for the administration of the respiratory protection program, which includes determining the need for respiratory protection, respirator selection, training and fit testing. EH&S also maintains all non-medical record pertaining to this program. This course provides the participant with the training needed to administer the test and use the equipment.
LOCKOUT/TAG OUT PROCEDURES
The purpose of this class is to teach safe procedures for employees to lock and tag the energy source to keep someone from getting injured. The participant will be taught how to read and understand the lock out and tag out procedure.
This class teaches how to stay safe in a confined space and the procedures to follow. A confined space has one or more of the following characteristics: contains or has the potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere or contains materials that are hazardous.
Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. OSHA defines trench as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by earth removal. This course prepares workers to perform their job in a safe manner.
AERIAL LIFTS SAFETY TRAINING
Aerial lifts provide much more flexibility and mobility and have been replacing more traditional methods such as ladders and scaffolding. These lifts are typically made of metal or fiberglass reinforced plastic and can be powered or manually operated. They are considered to be aerial lifts whether or not they can rotate around a primarily vertical axis. Each year in the U.S., thousands of workers are injured or killed in accidents involving aerial lifts that could have been prevented with proper training. This course provides OSHA recommended, training aimed to help employers and employees to recognize, and most importantly, avoid safety hazards they may encounter when using aerial lifts.
Proper usage of this work platform is mandatory. The purpose of the Scissor Lift work platform is to transport and raise personnel and tools to overhead work areas. This course satisfies OSHA’S requirements for the operator safety training.
Forklift training is the equivalent of driver’s training for the forklift operator. Prospective operators are required to undergo forklift training to understand not only the ways to operate a forklift, but to understand safety issues and proper methods of moving through a tightly-populated working environment.
In order to reduce the potential for scaffolding related accident, OSHA requires all employers to certify their employees on proper operation, maintenance and hazard training. These training policies are proven to reduce the likelihood of injury and save employers billions of dollars.
SKID STEER TRAINING
This course is designed for entry level operators with less than three years skid steer operating experience. Training includes classroom and hands-on activities covering safety, walk around inspections, operator’s compartment, and startup/shut down procedures and teaches basic operating procedures based on industry requirements and basic earthmoving fundamentals so that operators can develop skills to operate equipment safely and proficiently.
GEM FOOD SAFETY TRAINING
This course focuses on food service areas of your business to improve profitability, reduce liability and improve employee productivity. Training is provided to ensure food safety standards are in place. Food safety is essential at every level of your business. Protect your customers, your business and your profits by increasing professional skills and competency.
This course teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. It uses the American Heart Association’s skills with the research-proven, practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.
OSHA – 10
This course provides 10 hours of training to workers and employees focusing on appreciation, prevention, avoidance and reduction of safety and health hazards in the workplace. It also enriches the workers’ knowledge on their rights, employer responsibilities and procedures for complaints and suggestions.
SAFELAND USA (OIL FIELD)
This course provides a means of introducing a consistent understanding of hazards for new or transferred workers within the US Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. This initial awareness period is critical as those employees may not be familiar with the work environment, tasks or the associated hazards.
WORKER PROTECTION SAFETY TRAINING
The Worker Protection Standard is intended to protect employees on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses that are exposed to agricultural pesticides. The standard is managed by the Environmental Protection Agency, and is separate from the Hazard Communication Standard managed by OSHA.
AAA DRIVER IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Major insurance carriers may reduce premiums for drivers who complete this program. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that traffic safety programs help companies protect fleet employees while cutting costs related to accidents and lost productivity.