Universal Safety Practices


The importance of safety cannot be overstated. Every organization is responsible for the safety of employees while they are working. It is estimated that safety problems cost companies $1 billion a week. Understanding universal safety practices and how to implement them will help keep everyone protected while ensuring the company’s financial security.

With our Universal Safety Practices course, participants will discover how safety affects employee engagement and the bottom line. Safety may seem like a boring topic, but an unsafe work environment cannot be ignored.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: The Importance of Safety

  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Risks & Benefits
  • Setting the Example
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Three: Fire Risk

  • Causes and Types
  • Assessment, Prevention & Communication
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Four: Sound

  • Levels of Noise
  • Assessment & Risks
  • PPE or Environmental Changes
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Five: Chemical and Electrical Hazards

  • Assess Chemicals Used
  • Inform & Control Exposure
  • Electrical Dangers
  • Policies and Controls
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Six: Ergonomics

  • Common Ergonomic Related Injuries
  • Assess Risks
  • Equipment Changes & Training
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Seven: Workplace Violence

  • Identify Stressors and Triggers
  • Substance Abuse
  • Report Policies
  • Training and Emergency Plans
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eight: Transportation

  • Assess Transportation
  • Onsite & Off-site
  • Policies to Prevent Injury
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Nine: Machinery

  • Identify Machines and Their Risks
  • Establish Safeguards
  • Limit Use
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Ten: Safety Program

  • Risk Assessment
  • Establish Goals and Objectives
  • Develop Policies. Procedures & Training
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Monitoring

  • Establish Target KPIs
  • Audits and Inspections
  • Reports of Incidents
  • Assess Data
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

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