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Safety Training

The Blueprints for Safety Program has been developed by Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc. and is a comprehensive, step-by-step safety training program that will comply with OSHA standards and provides "best safety" practices. We have negotiated special pricing with them for our members. Each program includes the following:
    1. Written Program
    2. Training CD (12 - 15 min.)
    3. Instructor's Guide
    4. Participant/Employee Workbooks (5)

You may purchase one or all of the recommended modules. 

Please review the following information regarding the "Blueprints for Safety Program" for a description
of each of the following modules:
  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Accident Investigation
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Forklift Safety
  • Effective Safety Committees
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Hazard Communication
  • Blood Borne Pathogens

Check any/all of the following modules of the Blueprints for Safety Program,
please complete the following form:

Back Injury Prevention
Back injuries are frequently caused by common activities experienced both on and off the job... such as lifting, climbing, reaching, etc. Helping employees take care of their backs is important to every employer because a back injury can result in lost work time, workers’ compensation claims and, in some cases, permanent disability. This program is designed to provide a step-by-step approach to developing a back injury prevention program for your company.
Accident Investigation
No workplace is exempt from accidents. And since you can't guarantee an accident-free workplace, it is important to know how to properly handle accidents when they occur. This program is designed to equip you with the information you need to understand why accidents occur in your workplace and how to avoid similar occurrences in the future. Combined with safety inspections, hazard awareness training, hazard analysis and regular safety and health reviews with employees, accident investigation can help you make the workplace safer and more productive.
Hearing Conservation
Without the proper safeguards, high volume noise can seriously and permanently damage hearing. A hearing conservation program includes an understanding of how our ears work, what noise levels are considered hazardous, how to test noise levels and how you can protect employees from hearing damage. By understanding noise exposure hazards, hearing protection and how to train all employees in hearing conservation, you can reduce the risk of employee hearing loss and improve health in the workplace.
Personal Protective Equipment
Personal protective equipment is a simple concept that, when put to effective use, can prevent numerous injuries to your employees. Workers need to understand and use personal Protective Equipment (PFE) to help them avoid such injuries in the workplace. This program provides an informative overview of the various types of personal protective equipment to focus on protection for the eyes, face, head, hands and feet.
Respiratory Protection
Respiratory protection equipment allows employees to protect their lungs against workplace hazards. This program is designed to present an easy step-by-step approach to developing a program that will help you provide employees with the training and tools they need to safely work while using respirators, as well as help you meet the requirements set in the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard.
Forklift Safety
Forklifts are important tools in many workplaces. A forklift accident can cost your company thousands of dollars in damaged products, wrecked equipment, and injured workers. This program is designed to provide a step-by-step approach to developing a forklift safety program for your company. Although there are many different types of powered material handling equipment, this guide will focus on the safe use of forklifts.
Effective Safety Committees
Keeping your employees safe and free of injury should always be a top priority, but you may often feel overwhelmed with the number of safety issues that need to be addressed. This training program addresses your concerns as you begin the process of establishing a safety committee. It also answers the questions your committee members may have about their role and responsibility in the safety process. Includes additional training sessions designed to provide specific training for safety committee members.
Fire Extinguishers
Since fire is one of the most common hazards in the workplace, it is important for your employees to know how to properly use a fire extinguisher if a fire should break out at your work site. Of course, fire prevention is always the best safety policy to follow, but prevention is not always possible. This program help you make sure that all of your employees are trained in the use of fire extinguishers and can help protect themselves and their co-workers from fire hazards.
Confined Space Entry
To avoid serious hazards associated with a confined space entry, employees must be quick-thinking and fast-acting with their response. In fact, according to recent studies, more than half of all confined space fatalities are would-be rescuers. This program is designed to present a simple, step-by-step approach to help you easily develop a program that helps you provide employees with the training and tools they need to safely work in confined spaces.
Emergency Preparedness
Emergencies occur everyday, jeopardizing lives, property and dollars. If one of those emergencies were to happen in your place of work, would your employees respond Unfortunately, there is no guarantee for a perfect response to every emergency, but this program will help your employees gain a clear understanding of his or her role if an emergency occurs on the job. This program will help you create a written emergency preparedness program that outlines the types of emergencies that could occur in the workplace as well as the proper procedure for responding to each one.
Life-threatening accidents can occur if the proper lockout/tagout procedures are not implemented in a work environment. Lockout/tagout procedures isolate energy and control machinery and equipment, helping to protect employees servicing the equipment, protects the equipment itself and protects any equipment operators and bystanders. This program includes a clear outline of each step in the lockout/tagout procedure. Topics addressed include how to identify different energy sources, how to develop lockout/tagout procedures, and how to perform periodic evaluations of the program.
Hazard Communication
Hazardous materials are often part of your everyday activities in the workplace. Used correctly, chemicals are an important part of the work you do. But often we don’t give these chemicals a second thought – until there is an accident. Clear and well-planned communication is very important to safely use hazardous materials. Having a plan in place to inform employees of potential dangers, as well as emergency situation that may occur is the best way to ensure the safety of everyone.
Blood Borne Pathogens
Since 1993, annual training on blood borne pathogens has been required for all workplaces where an exposure to blood borne pathogens could happen. This program offers a fresh look at protecting yourself from Blood borne Pathogens. It is designed to present a simple, step-by-step approach to help you easily develop a program to ensure that everyone in the workplace understands the hazard and how to avoid personal contact and potential infections.

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