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Certified Safety Manager
- class 18 Courses
- access_time 40:00 Hours
This Safety Manager Certification is an indication to employers, potential employers, regulatory agencies, and the courts that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to a level of proficiency expected of a professional who is capable of working with little or no supervision while managing the safety programs, policies, and procedures common to business and industry.
Creating a safety culture in the workplace can be difficult. This course will provide the tools necessary to implement proper safety training and an effective safety program. Students will learn how to understand and interpret regulations, avoid civil and criminal liability, increase worker morale, reduce workers comp rates and most importantly, minimize or eliminate injuries in the workplace. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 40 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.
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Proprietary Interest Disclosure:
The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.
Our Certified Safety Manager (CSM) Certification will allow you to do the following:
Study of primary workplace safety topics
Information to qualify you as a safety expert and manager
Learn training methodologies that change the way your employees work
Save money by developing your own safety programs
Avoid civil and criminal liability for accidents and injuries
Determine proper interpretation and application of OSHA regulations
Establish acceptable analysis and documentation of workplace hazards
Manage workplace safety inspections and audits
Investigate, analyze and document workplace accidents and root cause analysis
Create and manage a successful safety culture using the latest behavior modification techniques
This course will show you how to use the new NASP Learning Management System (LMS). If this is your first time or if you are having trouble with your course you should view this module.
Safety is not simply about OSHA compliance. This lesson discusses regulatory compliance but also introduces the concept of safety as a part of company culture, and emphasizes the benefits of a safety program through a developed Safety Management System.
Safety training may not be perceived as the most exciting topic, but it can be the difference between life and death. Therefore, effective safety training is imperative. This lesson defines adult learning styles, differentiates training adults versus children, discusses methods for dealing with problem students and explores ways to conduct training that changes the way employees work.
Understanding complex chemical and toxicological terms and concepts while reading an SDS or other emergency information can be difficult for even the most seasoned safety professional. This lesson reviews common terms and concepts used for hazardous chemicals in the workplace and covers the various labelling systems (GHS, HMIS, NFPA, DOT) typically used to comply with the Hazard Communication Standard.
Confined spaces are notorious for trapping workers who are exposed to hazards within the space and are unable to escape. This lesson provides an understanding of the concept of a confined space and the various elements that may require a permit to be issued. It also focuses on assessing the hazards that may be present in a confined space, the proper means of eliminating or controlling the hazards, the function of rescue service members, and PPE which may be required.
Emergency response to a HAZMAT incident requires extensive training. This lesson discusses to what groups the HAZWOPER standard applies, the difference between emergency response and incidental leaks and the various training requirements under the standard.
Maintenance of machinery requires equipment to be in a ‘zero energy state’ to avoid catastrophic consequences such as electrocution, crushing injuries, and/or amputations. This lesson will review proper lockout tagout protocol, including the six steps for LOTO, development of an HECP, identification of proper EIDs and LOTO devices, means for group lockout and training requirements under the standard.
There seem to be as many hazards created by moving machine parts as there are types of machines. Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from needless and preventable injuries. This Lesson will identify hazardous areas, motions and actions, and allow the student to implement proper methods of safeguarding along with inspection procedures to ensure compliance.
While considered the last line of defense, PPE is an important element of a safety program. This lesson discusses the proper selection, use, maintenance, limitations and disposal of various personal protective equipment based on the specific hazards in the workplace.
Elimination or control of fire hazards in any workplace is of utmost importance. This lesson will cover the various components of fire detection devices, extinguishing systems, alarm systems as well as discusses the required elements of an Emergency Action and Fire Prevention Plan.
Musculoskeletal disorders comprise the majority of workplace injuries. This lesson defines MSDs, identifies risk factors, and discusses solutions for these types of injuries using engineering and administrative controls and implementation of an effective ergonomics program.
Workplace violence is one of the top killers in the workplace. This lesson will define the types of violence in the workplace, discuss risk factors and means for elimination, appropriate response techniques and proper development of a violence prevention program.
Slip, trip, fall hazards are one of the leading causes of accidents on the job. This lesson discusses common STF hazards, simple, effective means for eliminating them as well as the various types of fall arrest systems that may be used.
More than 110 workers die in the US alone from electrocutions each year. This lesson will define basic electrical terms and concepts, identify electrical hazards and their effects on the human body, discuss arc flash and arc blast, and review the components of an effective Electrical Safety Program.
HIV and hepatitis merit serious concern for workers occupationally exposed to blood, and other potentially infectious materials that contain these bloodborne pathogens. This lesson will identify potentially infectious materials, identify types and methods of exposures, discuss the health hazards of bloodborne pathogens and describe the elements of an Exposure Control Plan as well as outline the requirements for workers administering First Aid.
Proper recording of injuries and illnesses is necessary both from a legal standpoint as well to effectively trend workplace incidents. This lesson covers OSHA’s recordkeeping and reporting requirements, defines workplace related, and discusses the various forms that must be completed in the recordkeeping process.
100 Questions in an open-book format.
This module contains various downloads related to the Certified Safety Manager course. You must check the "Completed" box next to all 4 downloads (including the "Coming Soon" downloads) to earn 100% course completion. You do not have to download any material, simply check the "Completed" box if you wish to skip downloading.