OSHA Training Institute Education Center Announces 2019 Course Schedule

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center has published its 2019 schedule of high quality OSHA standards-based training for construction, maritime and general industry. Courses include: OSHA 510-OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry OSHA 500-Trainer Course for the Construction Industry OSHA 511-OSHA Standards for General Industry OSHA 501-Trainer Course for General Industry OSHA 7505-Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation OSHA […]

Take Your Safety Career to the Next Level! Earn a Professional Safety Certificate

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center’s Professional Safety Certificate Program is designed to broaden your safety expertise, boost workplace hazard awareness and prevention and take your career and your organization’s safety program to the next level. Certificate courses provide focused, real-world information that is immediately applicable to help expand your safety and health knowledge. You […]

Is 911 your Confined Space Rescue Plan?

Permit-required confined spaces can present conditions that are immediately dangerous to workers’ lives or health if not properly identified, evaluated, tested and controlled. OSHA has developed a standard for Confined Spaces in Construction (29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA) for any space that is large enough for a worker to enter, has limited means of entry […]

Ergonomic Principles Can Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Workers in many different industries and occupations can be exposed to risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  Lifting heavy items, bending, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling heavy loads, working in awkward body postures and performing the same or similar tasks repetitively have all been identified as risk factors.  MSDs such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, […]

Industrial Hygiene: the Science and Art of Recognizing and Controlling Workplace Hazards

Industrial Hygiene is a science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention and control of environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers or others in the community. Because industrial hygiene encompasses a broad spectrum of the work […]