The following is our selection of user-friendly online courses.
The process is very simple and requires just a few steps. It is a simple and convenient way to get qualified at your pace.
These courses include videos, narration and test, which require a 75% pass mark. Award certificates are issued by ame Health & Safety upon complexion of courses.
This lesson covers the responsibilities of the employer, and the rights of an employee, to maintain and allow access to employee medical and exposure records, for those who have possible exposure to toxic substances or harmful physical agents at work site.
Back injuries are the second most common cause of days away from work, next to the common cold. This lesson will review the anatomy of the back, how back injuries occur, and strategies to prevent injury. Safe lifting techniques, maintaining good posture, use of equipment, and proper planning are all strategies that will be discussed.
A First Aid program in the workplace is part of a comprehensive safety and health management system. This First Aid awareness lesson will review strategies to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and to assist with recovery.
A Behavior Based Safety Program creates a set of values that influence and motivate employees to make safer decisions. Observing behaviors can create a safer workplace and prevent incidents. This lesson reviews the elements of a Behavior Based Safety Program.
Benzene is very hazardous material, that exposes itself in several working environments. This lesson explores the definitions, health hazards, management strategies, and protection practices to keep workers safe when working around benzene.
Keeping our environments clean and removing unwanted germs is important to prevent the transmission of diseases. The removal of germs, such as the virus COVID-19, requires thorough cleaning and adequate disinfection measures.
Complacency on the job can cause accidents. The objectives of this lesson include an understanding of complacency, factors inducing complacency, and tips to avoid complacency.
In some workplaces, different types of compressed gases are used to complete various tasks. Compressed gas is both pressurized and flammable, which creates a significant risk. This lesson reviews the best practices to protect workers from the hazards associated with compressed gas.
Many workplaces contain areas not necessarily designed for people, but they are large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs. This lesson reviews the understanding confined spaces, safe work practices, and when a permit is required.
This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The CDC will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. Updated – August 31st, 2020
Crane operations can be hazardous, and complicated, therefore OHSA has adopted rules about safe crane regulations in workplaces, including proper rigging. This lesson will review the basic awareness of crane operations, and lifting and rigging safe work practices.
The average vehicle operator drives more than 17,600 minutes every year. Driving creates opportunity for enjoyment, but it also poses a significant threat if not performed safely or taken for granted. This lesson identifies driving hazards and distractions, how to manage driving in adverse weather conditions, maintaining safe driving strategies when you encounter unexpected road conditions, and how to proactively practice safe driving techniques.
Fall protection violations once again topped OHSA’s list of violations. This includes tools and people, because fall protection refers to anything that can fall, whether it’s a worker, tools, or equipment.
Electricity provides many benefits, but it also has potential to be very dangerous. The objective of this lesson is to inform unqualified workers about the basic points of electrical safety.
A top priority in electrical safety is keeping electricity properly grounded while work is being performed. This prevents electricity from seeking a human body as the grounding path. This lesson provides an overview of grounding and bonding protocols.
An emergency action plan (EAP) is a written document required by law, and used to facilitate and organize employer and employee actions during workplace emergencies. An emergency action plan is designed to avoid or minimize serious events, such as injuries, loss of life, or significant damage to company property.
Workers performing tasks such as lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling can be at risk of injury without proper ergonomics. The objectives of this lesson include an understanding of ergonomics, the benefits of proper ergonomics, as well as symptoms if ergonomics are ignored for long periods of time.
Excavation and trenching are commonly performed in construction, and oil and gas industries. This lesson covers excavation operations, hazards, and safe work practices to prevent workplace incidents and injury.
This awareness fall protection lesson reviews fall hazards, identifies when protection is needed and the proper use and inspection of basic fall protection systems, rescue plans, prevention of falling objects, and responsibilities of employees and employers to ensure safe management of a fall protection program.
This awareness fall protection lesson will review fall hazards, identify when protection is needed and the proper use and inspection of basic fall protection systems, rescue plans, prevention of falling objects, and responsibilities of employees and employers to ensure safe management of a fall protection program.
This lesson will provide you with the knowledge of what causes fatigue, the risk it poses in the workplace, signs and symptoms, and some strategies you can use to manage your own fatigue. Fatigue is a real risk, that must be managed like any other hazard.
Fire poses a serious threat to employees and resulting injuries can be significant. In this lesson, understand the chemical composition of fire, the elements required for fire to exist, classifications of fire and fire extinguishers, safe work practices, and the importance of emergency preparedness and evacuation planning.
Flammable and combustible liquids are present in almost every workplace. Handling and storing these materials pose serious hazards and require proactive strategies to avoid incidents and injury. This lesson provides awareness and review of these safe work practices.
Tools are so common in our lives, we can easily forget the hazards they pose. This lesson covers definitions, hazards associated with hand and power tools, and guidelines for hand and power tool safety.
The human hand is the most important tool for nearly every aspect of life. To prevent exposure to germs and transmitting disease to ourselves and others, we must be mindful of our hands and how they are used and cared for to reduce exposure.
The human hand is the most important tool, for nearly every job. It becomes critically important, to protect our hands from injury. This lesson reviews the hazards and safe work practices to keep hands and fingers safe, and prevent incidents.
Working with or around chemicals can pose a serious threat to employee safety and health, especially if information regarding the chemicals is not known or readily available. This lesson reviews the requirements of OHSA’s Hazardous Communication standards and components of a safe working environment when working with or around chemicals.
Noise is a common health hazard in the workplace. Exposure to loud noise can cause stress as well as can result in permanent hearing loss. This lesson will cover the impact of workplace noise, and the advantages and disadvantages of hearing protection devices.
Workers can be exposed to hot temperatures, which create heat related hazards in the workplace. This lesson covers how to recognize these hazards, and reviews the strategies to best protect workers from serious heat related illness.
Hot work is any work that involves burning, welding, or using fire or spark producing tools to perform a certain task. This lesson reviews job activities, associated hazards, and safe work practices for hot work operations.
Good housekeeping in the work place is not just about cleanliness. The benefits from good housekeeping practices are far reaching, and affect not only workers safety, but also their health and productivity.
Hydrogen sulfide, also known as H2S, is an extremely toxic gas that can be present in several working environments. This lesson explores how H2S is produced, environments where it exists, properties and characteristics, concentrations and toxicity levels, effects on people, safe work practices, and safe evacuation procedures.
The objectives of this lesson are to gain an understanding of the types of incidents and the importance of timely and accurate reporting. Also, the need to investigate incidents, to prevent future events from occurring.
Workplace hazards exist for all employees. Identifying and managing hazards, as early as possible, is key to preventing injuries and incidents. This lesson will cover Job Hazard Analysis, which is a method of identifying the risks and hazards associated with jobs we perform.
Workplace hazards exist for all employees. Identifying and managing hazards, as early as possible, is key to preventing injuries and incidents. This lesson will cover Job Safety Analysis, which is a method of identifying the risks and hazards associated with jobs we perform.
Ladder accidents are a common cause of workplace injuries, and in some cases can cause death. The safe use of ladders is important to prevent an accident. This lesson helps recognize the importance of ladder safety, how to correctly select and inspect ladders, how to safely setup, climb, and work on ladders, as well as proper maintenance, storage, and transportation.
Lockout tagout (LOTO) is a safety procedure used in industry and research settings to ensure dangerous machines are properly shut off and unable to restart prior to the completion of maintenance or repair work. It requires hazardous energy sources be “isolated and rendered inoperative” before work is started on the equipment in question. This lesson reviews lockout tagout equipment procedures, required lockout tagout devices, hazardous energy sources, injury prevention, and regulatory requirements.
Moving machine parts have the potential for causing severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns, and even blindness. The objectives of this lesson include an understanding of machine guarding, use of guards, and safe work practices to prevent injury.
A successful safety program considers all employees, and all aspects of the workplace. This includes employees who work in an office setting. This lesson reviews the hazards, prevention strategies and safe work practices when working in or around an office setting.
OHSA will conduct inspections in order to identify and correct hazardous workplaces. This lesson reviews the procedures of an OHSA inspection, how to manage an inspection, and best practices for being prepared for an inspection.
Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean hours of training at the gym and only eating salad. It’s about making easy-to-manage, healthy choices in your day-to-day living.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protects workers against health or safety risks on the job. The purpose is to remove or reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible or effective to reduce these risks to acceptable levels.
Dangerously Reactive Materials, are unstable and/or highly reactive, and can undergo extremely hazardous uncontrolled reactions. Workers must be aware of the hazards associated with these materials, and apply proper safe working practices.
Every year, millions of workers are exposed to insufficient oxygen environments or hazardous atmospheres. This lesson reviews the components of an effective respiratory protection program, and outlines protection strategies for keeping workers safe.
Crystalline silica, also known as silica, is a common mineral silicon dioxide. When these rocks are ground down, they produce a dust that carries silica particles, causing a major health hazard for exposed workers. Learn the hazards and safe work practices when there is silica exposure at work.
Slips, trips and falls pose a significant hazard in the workplace. The objectives of this lesson include definitions, common causes, and prevention strategies for slips, trips and falls.
Social distancing is a term applied to certain actions and behaviors, designed to stop or slow down the spread of a highly contagious disease. It is a deliberate effort to increase the physical space between people to avoid spreading illness.
Stop Work Authority is a program designed to provide every employee with the responsibility and obligation to stop work when a perceived unsafe condition or unsafe behavior exists. When employees are properly trained on the stop work authority program, and actively engaged in the process, incident prevention is possible and a strong safety culture can flourish.
Stormwater management is the effort to reduce runoff of rainwater into the streets, lawns and other sites, and the improvement of water quality, according to legislation.
Ticks can transmit diseases. Lyme disease is one of the most common vector-borne diseases in Malta and is transmitted to humans through bites of infected ticks. If left untreated, infection can spread to the joints, heart, and nervous system.
A whistleblower is a person who exposes any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within an organization that is either private or public. This lesson is designed for an awareness of whistleblower protection laws for various government agencies.