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Course Description

Each year, approximately 6,000 employees in this country die from workplace injuries while another 50,000 die from illnesses caused by exposure to workplace hazards. In this course, you will learn how to effectively implement a comprehensive safety and health management system. You will learn how to address key injury and illness prevention elements and those central issues that are critical to each element's proper management. The course structure includes interactive training and class discussion. Upon completion, you will have a better understanding and working knowledge necessary to implement successful and effective health and safety practices for your company.

Course Outline

  1. The costs of workplace accidents.
  2. Workers' Rights.
  3. How OSHA protects the worker.
  4. Cause of accidents.
  5. Identifying workplace hazards.
  6. Hazard prevention and control.
  7. Benefits of effective safety and health programs.
  8. Safety and health program elements.
  9. Accident investigation.
  10. Benefits of safety training.

 

Learner Outcomes

• Recognize the costs of workplace accidents.

• Recognize the benefits of implementing an effective safety and health program.

• Recognize the elements of an effective safety and health program.

• Identify methods to prevent workplace hazards.

Notes

Harper College is a proud recipient of the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant which provides FREE training and education for workers and employers in workplace safety and health hazards.

Government employees are not eligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). The intended audience includes:

  • Supervisors and Managers
  • Employees and Workers
  • Unemployed Workers who intend to re-enter the workforce
  • New Businesses
  • Limited English Proficiency Workers
  • Low Literacy Workers
  • Young Workers
  • Temporary Workers
  • Minority and other hard-to-reach workers
  • Workers in high-hazard industries with high fatality rates
  • Government Employees who are responsible for occupational safety and health duties at their agencies
Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH-05168-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

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Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management - PM Mold Supervisors for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Palatine (Main)
Days
W, F
Time
8:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Jun 29, 2022 to Jul 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

This course will be an in-person learning event. The course will take place at Harper College Main Campus in the Wojcik Conference Center, Room W218.

Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
Th
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jul 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jul 18, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 25, 2022 to Jul 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 08, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M, W
Time
1:00PM to 5:15PM
Dates
Aug 15, 2022 to Aug 17, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
8.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
W
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.5
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M, W
Time
8:00AM to 12:15PM
Dates
Aug 29, 2022 to Aug 31, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
8.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
Th
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Sep 08, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.5
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Section Notes
This is a live-online (synchronous) course held in WebEx. Courses will be held in a live-online format. You will need to have a working computing device, modern web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc.), and a stable Internet access in order to access your course remotely. You will be contacted by your instructor in advance of each course (2-3 days) with participation and Webex access and course materials detail.
Section Title
Introduction to Safety and Health Management for Managers and Supervisors
Type
Online-Live Meetings
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Sep 14, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
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