Safety Meeting Topics
Safety meetings, when held on a regular basis, puts safety in the front of our minds. Though every safety professional can tell you why it is important to have them, or attend them, often times it is difficult to keep an employee’s attention. By keeping safety meeting topics fresh, current, and relevant, helps to get the message across.
We offer many variety of safety meeting topics and training courses. Here are a few of the topics offered. Don’t see a topic here that is specific for your needs? We have access to additional topics, and certification course. Please let us know what you need.
OSHA 10 or 30 Hour for Construction Industry – Our instructors help to identify safety and health principles that help you meet OSHA requirements. Special emphasis is places on areas in construction that most commonly result in worker injury or property damage. Topics include but not limited to:
- Introduction to OSHA, OSH Act, & Introduction to OSHA Standards
- Fall Protection
- Caught-In or Between
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Health Hazards in Construction
- Material Handling
- Hazard Communication
- Ladders and Stairs
Please note: For the OSHA 10-hour course, this course is a two (2) day class.
The OSHA 30-hour course is a five (5) day course. This is due to a maximum time limit of 7.5 hours in the classroom.
Introduction to OSHA – This course provides the basic general awareness of OSHA standards and practices in the work place. Participants will be able to understand what OSHA is, be able to describe the Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Act, explain how the General Duty Clause affects employers, be able to identify the different types of OSHA violations, understand how OSHA conducts inspections and understand Employers’ and Workers’ Rights and Responsibilities. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year.
OSHA Record Keeping – This course covers 29 CFR 1904.0 Recording Keeping and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. This class will help to show the importance of OSHA record keeping and reporting. After completing this class, participants will be able to: Recognize the importance of OSHA record-keeping and reporting, identify the workplace actions that are in compliance with the OSHA record-keeping and reporting requirements, distinguish between OSHA record-able and non-record-able cases, apply the appropriate procedures for determining if a case is OSHA record-able, and determine the appropriate category for a recordable case. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – this course covers CFR 1910 OSHA standards related to use of personal protective equipment in the work place. Within this course the student will understand the PPE hazard assessment process, how to select the appropriate PPE for the job how to properly wear and care for the PPE and to demonstrate the wear and care skills for PPE used in the workplace. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year.
Hearing Protection – This course covers the training of workers to identify and reduce the effects of noise in the workplace. Addressed within the program: The participant will be able to state the effects of hazardous noise on an employee’s hearing, identify sources of hazardous noise in the workplace, and describe the purpose of audio-metric testing and why an employer must explain the test results to their employees. (30 minutes to 1 hour in length)
Electrical Safety – This course provides training for unqualified workers to identify common electrical hazards and follow safe work practices. Participants will be able to describe how electricity works, identify common electrical hazards in the workplace, and describe safety work practices around electrical equipment in the workplace. (30 minutes to 1 hour in length).
Lockout/Tagout – This course covers CFR 1910 sub-part R, special industries. The course will provide information on recognizing electric hazards, discuss the purpose of energy control, provide the processes of lockout and tag-out, and demonstrate responsibilities to control energy. At the conclusion of this class, participants will be able to recognize hazardous energy sources, state the purpose, and use of energy control devices and procedures, control hazardous energy with lockout/tag-out, state the differences between lockout and tag-out, and demonstrate the responsibilities related to lockout/tag-out. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year
A Practical Approach to Ladder Safety – Having a well-made ladder may not be enough when it comes to safety. Safety begins with choosing the right ladder for the job, inspection of the ladder prior to use, proper placement, and using the ladder in a safe and proper manner. This program will address these aspects. ( 30 minutes to 1 hour course length)
Hazard Communication – This course covers CFR 1910 sub-part Z, Toxic, and Hazardous Substances Awareness, interpretation of warning labels, identifying and utilizing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and describing how personnel can protect themselves against hazardous materials. Within this course, participants will be able to describe the hazards of materials in the work area, interpret information on warning labels, identify and utilize Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), describe how to protect themselves against hazardous materials, and how to respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year.
Respiratory Protection – This course covers CFR 1910 sub-part I, Respiratory Protection and the awareness of using respirators in the work place. After completing this course, the participants will be able to identify the hazards of airborne contaminants, identify and use appropriate respiratory protection, recognize the limitations and capabilities of respirators in the workplace use respirators under dangerous or emergency conditions, and understand procedures for medical evaluations and recognize the medical signs and symptoms that may prevent effective respirator use. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year.
Exit Routes, Emergency Planning, and Fire Protection – This course covers 29 CFR 1910 and NFPS 101-200 Life Safety Codes. The course provides information on setting up and maintaining exit routes, implementing emergency and fire prevention plans, recognition of alarm signals, implementing evacuation procedures, protect personnel from fire and other hazardous and establishing evacuation areas for emergencies. (1 to 2 hours in length); Certification period – 1 year
Portable Fire Extinguishers – This program will keep your company in compliance with OSHA Regulation 1910.157 (g) and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code. After completing this course, participants will be able to: Compare and contrast the terms fight or flee, state the need for a proper risk assessment, sate when an evacuation may be necessary, describe the most common classes of fire, match the appropriate type of fire extinguisher to a specific class of fire, identify the steps in the P.A.S.S. technique, and state the importance of inspections and testing of fire extinguishers. (Course Length 2 to 6 hours) (Practical application class time)
Back Injury Prevention – Back injuries are the number one workplace safety problem and the number one workers’ compensation expense. This program will help you to understand the back, simple exercises, proper lifting techniques, and the understanding of back stress. Understanding these items employees can learn to take care of their backs and to help prevent injuries. ( 30 minutes to 1 hour course length)
A Bit About Backs – Help deter back injury in your workplace with this unique, three-module program about back injury prevention. Each module opens and closes with a brief comedy club act that highlights humorous aspects of back care. Its refreshingly entertaining approach will help employees retain useful information that reinforces positive behavior. (1 hour course length)
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls (Restaurant Version) – The program is specifically driven for the restaurant, food services and other dining facilities. This program will help to identify how to create a safe environment for both the employees and guest. ( 30 minutes to 1 hour course length)
CPR/ AED – CPR & AED for the Community and Workplace is a basic life support program for laypeople who want or are required to have CPR and AED knowledge and skills, including emergency response teams in the workplace, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents, and babysitters. (ASHI First Aid CPR Programs based on the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation or ILCOR).
Basic First Aid for the Community and Workplace — The objective of this nationally recognized first aid program is to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond to emergencies. This program is an objective driven, skills-based program that covers emergency response, severe bleeding and shock, soft-tissue injuries, bone, joint, and muscle injuries, medical emergencies, heat in addition, cold-related illness and injury, and more. This program is consistent with recommendations of the 2015 National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs in the workplace. Course Length: 3—8 Hours
Bloodborne Pathogens – This course includes information that will help you understand what bloodborne pathogens are, and how you can reduce the risk of exposure for yourself and others. The program assists in satisfying the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens standards, (29CFR 1910.1030). Course Length: 2 Hours
Fall Protection – This course provides students with general awareness of fall risks in the workplace and how to avoid them. The course helps to meet OSHA Training Requirements as set forth in 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926. Course Length: 1 hour. Certification Period – 1 year
Walking and Working Surfaces – This course provides students with a general awareness of risks of slips, trips and falls in the work place and how to avoid them. The course is intended to meet OSHA requirement 29 CFR 1910 Sub-part D. Course Length: 1 hour. Certification Period – 1 year.
Northern Virginia Service Areas:
Loudoun County VA: Aldie, Arcola, Ashburn, Bluemont, Brambleton, Broadlands, Cascades, Countryside, Dulles, Leesburg, Lansdowne, Lucketts, Middleburg, Potomac Falls, Purcellville, Round Hill, South Riding, Sterling, Stone Ridge, Waterford
Fairfax County VA: Alexandria , Annandale, Arlington, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton, Fair Lakes, Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Falls Church, Great Falls, Herndon, Lorton, McLean, Mount Vernon, Oakton, Reston, Springfield, Tysons Corner
Frederick County VA: Winchester City, Middletown, Stephens City, Cross Junction, Gore, Kernstown, Stephenson
Prince William County, VA: Bristow, Dale City, Dumfries, Gainesville, Haymarket, Independent Hill, Linton Hall, Manassas, Manassas Park, Nokesville, Occoquan, Quantico, Woodbridge
Arlington, Alexandria, Clarke County, Fauquier County, District of Columbia, Prince Georges MD, Montgomery MD.