Fundamentals of Workplace Safety

Oakland, California
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Fundamentals of Workplace Safety
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:30 AM -
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Elihu M. Harris State Office Building
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612
United States

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The importance of a good occupational health and safety program and safety practice in the workplace cannot be overemphasized. Severe occupational traumatic injuries pose a major and continuing threat to the health and well-being of workers. Occupational trauma is second only to motor vehicle accidents as a reported cause of accidental death in the United States. This 2-day course will present an overview of fundamental safety principles.


  • Review basic safety and construction safety principles. 
  • Understand safety audits, inspection techniques, and documentation. 
  • Discuss and conduct a job safety analysis. 
  • Discuss material handling and back injury prevention. 
  • Explain accident investigation. 
  • Review OSHA reporting requirements.

Who Should Attend?

Responsibility for safety is not limited to a single profession. Professionals in a variety of fields will find this course useful, particularly those newly responsible for occupational health and safety programs. Industrial hygienists, occupational health nurses, occupational medicine physicians, environmental and occupational health and safety professionals, union and worker health and safety representatives.

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