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Accident Investigation (2 hrs) Overview and discussion of how to prepare an investigation team, conduct an investigation, compile a report on the results of the investigation, and develop suggestions for follow-up corrective actions and preventive measures.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Basic Electrical Safety (2 hrs) An overview and discussion of basic electrical safety including dangers of electrical shock, how injuries occur, hazards, protective devices, and techniques. Intended for non-electricians, this course can include Affected and Authorized personnel.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Bloodborne Pathogens - (1 hour) An overview of OSHA 1910.130 This training session is intended for employees who are likely to be exposed to potentially infected bodily fluids, including first-aid responders, maintenance personnel, janitorial staff, and any personnel assigned to clean up body fluids after an industrial accidents. This course addresses the hazards and procedures for handling blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Ergonomics (1.5 hr). OSHA 1910.900. Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging the job to the person that is doing it to minimize fatigue, discomfort, and injury.

Compliance with OSHA Standards (3 hrs) Acquaints supervisors, risk managers, and others with the general requirements of OSHA standards incorporated in the current SREF.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Confined Spaces - Permit Required (2 hrs) AA program designed to heighten awareness of the existence and hazards of confined spaces and spaces with hazardous atmospheres in our schools and campuses. Discusses duties of Entry Team members and the provisions and requirements for a written program as described by OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.146 – Confined Spaces-Permit Required.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection (2 hrs) OSHA 1910 Subpart E. Overview of the dangers associated with fires and other emergencies that can occur in the work place. This course addresses the requirements to minimize the risk to employees including: means of egress, fire fighting equipment, having an emergency action plan, and training.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Groundskeepers' Equipment (2 hrs) Overview of hand and power tool safety for groundskeepers, and the importance of protection from environmental hazards (including insects, spiders, and snakes).
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Hand and Portable Power Tool Safety (2.5 hrs) Discussion of OSHA requirements, procedures for using basic hand and power tools including hazards, safety elements, PPE, power sources, and safety guards.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Hazard Communication Standard (2.5 hrs) OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communication training includes information on the employee's right to know about chemical in their workplace. This topic includes a review of the new Global Harmonized System (GHS) for Safety Data Sheets, pictograms, hazard classifications, and labeling.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Hearing Conservation (1.5 hrs) 29 CFR 1910.95 Requirement to protect employees from exposure to hazardous occupational noise. Includes discussion on methods of control such as engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Job Hazard Analysis (2 hrs) Description of Job Hazard Analyses: benefits, basic components of identifying potential job hazards, and determining preventive measures (e.g., PPE). This course includes Job Hazard Analysis Worksheet and Job Task Inventory samples.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Ladder Safety (2 hrs) OSHA 1910.25-27. This course addresses the importance of the safe use of a ladder. Discussion includes the types of ladders, inspecting the condition of the ladder, and proper use of a ladder.

Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) (2 hrs) 29 CFR 1910.147. Discuses the requirements of an effective lock out / tag out program for the control of all sources of hazardous energy. Including the key elements of written programs, lock out/ tag out procedures, employee training, and monitoring of the lock out/tag out program for compliance.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

LP Gas Systems in School Facilities (8 hrs) Discusses characteristics, equipment use, placement, operation, accident prevention, and principles of inspecting LP Gas systems. (Pre-scheduled, not available on request - presented jointly with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bureau of LP Gas Inspections.) Fire Safety Inspectors receive 8 classroom hour credits (CEUs).
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Machinery/Machine Guarding (2 hrs) Discussion of OSHA requirements, where mechanical hazards occur, causes of machine accidents, requirements for safeguards, methods of machine guarding, accident prevention devices and techniques, and machine safety responsibilities.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Managing Safety and Health (2.5 hrs) Includes job site inspections, accident prevention programs, management commitment and employees involvement, worksite analysis, hazard prevention and control, accident investigations, how to conduct safety meetings, and supervisory communication.

Materials Handling (2 hrs) 29 CFR 1910 Subpart N. Discussion includes the safe handling, and storage of materials. Whether moving materials manually or mechanically, your employees should know and understand the potential hazards associated with the task at hand and how to control their workplaces to minimize the danger. Topics include applying general safety principles - such as proper work practices, equipment, and controls that can help reduce workplace accidents involving the moving, handling, and storing of materials.

Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (2 Days) This training program is intended to provided workers information about how to indentify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. The required topics are as follows: Introduction to OSHA, Walking and Working Surfaces, Basic Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, Exit Routes - Emergency Action Plans - Fire Prevention Plans - and Fire Protection, Personal Protective Equipment. Additional elective topics include: Hazardous Materials - Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Materials Handling, Machine Guarding, Bloodborne Pathogens, Ergonomics, Safety and Health Programs, Fall Protections, Hand and Power Tools, Hearing Protection, and more. Upon successful course completion, the student will receive an OSHA General Industry Safety and Health 10-hour course completion card.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (5 Days) This training program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety and supervisory responsibility. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. The required topics are as follows: Introduction to OSHA, Managing Safety and Health, Walking and Working Surfaces, Exit Routes - Emergency Action Plans - Fire Prevention Plans - and Fire Protection, Basic Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Materials Handling and Hazard Communication. Additional elective topics include: Hazardous Materials - Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Permit-Required Confined Spaces, Lock Out/Tag Out, Machine Guarding Welding - Cutting - and Brazing, Bloodborne Pathogens, Ergonomics, Fall Protection Safety and Health Programs, Hand and Power Tools, Hearing Protection, Powered Industrial Vehicles. Upon successful course completion, the student will receive an OSHA General Industry Safety and Health 30-hour course completion card.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Personal Protective Equipment (2 hrs) The course reviews OSHA Personal Protective Equipment standards in Title 29 CFR 1910, Subpart I. Discussions include requirements for head, eye/face, hearing, respirator, torso, arm/hand, and leg/foot protection equipment, and how to determine usage and training requirements.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Safety (8 hrs minimum) 29 CRF 1910.178. Requirement for all powered industrial truck operators to be trained prior to operating equipment. Course includes explanations of the physical properties and characteristics of the vehicles, safe operations, refueling procedures, and safe operation. The course includes four hours of classroom instruction and hands on instruction and evaluation of operating a forklift. Operators receive a certificate of operation on the forklift. Forklift certifications are valid for three years from date of issue. The length of time for this course is dependent on the number of participants and time required to complete the hands on evaluations. Ten participant minimum.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Respirator Use and Safety (4 hrs) Addresses fundamentals of respirator usage including types and application. This program meets training requirements of OSHA standards for respirator programs (29 CFR 1910, Subpart I). This training course includes the required fit-testing for employees. The course host provides the appropriate fit-testing apparatus.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Utility Vehicle and Golf Cart Operator Safety (2 hrs) Covers basics of safe operation, general and specific driving guidelines, and campus dangers (relating to golf carts and utility vehicle operations). Provides an overview of vehicle types and features. If requested, a basic hands-on driving component can be included for new drivers (additional time and equipment required).
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Walking and Working Surfaces (2 hrs) Discussion of OSHA standards for aisles, passageways, guarding openings and holes in floors and walls, fixed stairs, portable and fixed ladders, safety requirements for scaffolding, manually propelled mobile ladder stands and scaffolds, and other working surfaces.
Contact: Annabelle Wright – (850) 245-9298, Email:

Notes: These courses are offered at no cost to the Districts, Colleges, and Universities. To justify travel, at least 20 participants are required in each class (except for the PIT initial certification driving session).

Contact

Office of Educational Facilities
824 Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Telephone: 850-245-9294
Fax: 850-245-9236