New Safety Manager's Guide to Training, Investigations, Recordkeeping and More
Prevent accidents and avoid OSHA citations by learning how to recognize potential safety problems and develop proactive solutions.
Safety managers play an essential role in any company helping ensure that the company is complying with applicable safety rules and regulations. It can take years to master the ins and outs of workplace health and safety, not to mention learning how to recognize potential problems and being able to develop proactive solutions for them. Mastering the steep learning curve quickly can help prevent accidents and avoid OSHA citations, so what does a new safety manager need to know to hit the ground running? This material helps new safety managers assess the key hazards in their workplace and identify the types of safety training that must be provided to their workforce. The topic also explains how to conduct internal investigations and safety audits. Failing to understand how audits and investigations are used by OSHA can come back to haunt you during an inspection. Likewise, neglecting to properly record workplace injuries and illnesses or not reporting serious incidents in a timely manner to OSHA can lead to compliance headaches.
• You will be able to describe what constitutes an effective incident investigation or safety audit.
• You will be able to explain how and when to report hospitalizations and amputations to OSHA.
• You will be able to identify the OSHA citations your employer is most likely to receive.
• You will be able to recognize which types of safety training your employees need.