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Workplace Safety 101

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Course Description

This course focuses on workplace safety, health, and inspection. Throughout this course you will learn what workplace safety is, why it is important and how it affects a business.

Fire signsCommon areas of workplace safety are discussed, including office safety, workplace hazards, and other areas. Additionally, you will learn preventative measures to help create a safer work environment which will benefit everyone.  We will also deal with  mental health issues, workplace violence, health and wellness initiatives, and drug free workplaces. You will also learn the ins and outs of conducting a routine inspection, filing reports, and the importance of creating a workplace safety committee.

Tips, lists, suggestions, and helpful tools will be provided so by the time you finish this course you will have a thorough understanding of what is involved in workplace safety and how to create a safer and healthier work environment.

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  • Lesson 1 - An Introduction to Workplace Safety, Health, and Inspection

    This first lesson focuses on workplace safety, health, and inspection -- and why it's important and how it got started.
  • Lesson 2 : Office Safety

    This lesson focuses on safety in the office, including how it relates to computers, being organized and neat, and taking security measures.
  • Lesson 3 - Workplace Hazards

    This lesson focuses on common hazards in the workplace, including asbestos, as well as fire safety and hazard communication.
  • Lesson 4 - Other Workplace Safety Issues

    This lesson will focus on some other workplace safety issues, such as fatigue, posture and working the midnight shift.
  • Lesson 5 - Workplace Health

    This lesson addresses some workplace health issues, such as fragrances, blood borne pathogens, and hand hygiene.
  • Lesson 6 - Preventative Measures

    This lesson focuses on preventative measures that can be taken to help avoid workplace safety issues.
  • Lesson 7 - Outdoor Workplace Safety

    This lesson looks at outdoor workplace safety, including working in extreme temperatures and construction zones.
  • Lesson 8 - Company Vehicle Safety

    This lesson discusses company vehicle safety, including wearing seat belts, auto insurance, and defensive driving.
  • Lesson 9 - Mental Health in the Workplace

    This lesson focuses on mental health issues in the workplace, including anger management, keeping up employee morale, reducing stress, and more.
  • Lesson 10 - Corporate Health and Wellness Initiatives

    This lesson looks at corporate health and wellness initiatives, including addressing substance abuse, weight loss, and a drug-free workplace.
  • Lesson 11 - Routine Inspection Practices

    This lesson looks at routine inspection practices, including what to look for and monitor.
  • Lesson 12 - Accident Reporting and Investigation

    This lesson is about accidents in the workplace being reported, including filing a report, getting testimony, and workers' compensation.
  • Lesson 13 - Creating a Workplace Safety Committee

    This lesson focuses on forming a workplace safety committee, covering the process, goals, trends, and training of new employees.

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Course Title: Workplace Safety 101
Course Number: 7550195
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Professional Development
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Linda Zavadil
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe workplace safety, health and inspection.
  • Define office safety.
  • Recognize workplace hazards and safety issues.
  • Describe proper workplace health.
  • Define preventative measures.
  • Summarize outdoor workplace safety.
  • Describe company vehicle safety.
  • Summarize mental health in the workplace.
  • Define corporate health and wellness initiatives.
  • Describe routine inspection practices.
  • Summarize accident reporting and investigation.
  • Describe creating a workplace safety committee, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1 Assignment - IntroductionAssignment1
Lesson One : An Introduction to Workplace Safety, Health and InspectionExam9
Lesson 2 Assignment - Office SafetyAssignment10
Lesson Two : Office SafetyExam9
Lesson 3 Assignment - Workplace HazardAssignment15
Lesson Three : Workplace HazardsExam11
Lesson 4 AssignmentAssignment5
Lesson Four : Other Workplace Safety IssuesExam10
Lesson 5 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson Five: Workplace HealthExam10
Lesson 6 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson Six: Preventative MeasuresExam10
Lesson 7 AssignmentAssignment5
Lesson Seven: Outdoor Workplace SafetyExam9
Lesson 8 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson Eight: Company Vehicle SafetyExam10
Lesson 9 Assignment - Anger ManagementAssignment10
Lesson Nine: Mental Health in the WorkplaceExam10
Lesson 10 Assignment - Drug TestingAssignment10
Lesson Ten: Corporate Health and Wellness InitiativesExam9
Lesson Eleven: Routine Inspection PracticesExam10
Lesson 12 Assignment - The Whistleblower Assignment5
Lesson Twelve: Accident Reporting and InvestigationExam9
Lesson 13 AssignmentAssignment15
The Final ExamExam59
Total Points:281

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Student Testimonials

  • "The entire course was very helpful. In completing this course, I have reviewed safety areas at work...I will be taking more classes. In fact I have signed up for two more already." -- Mary A.
  • "The instructor was great!" -- Joann B.

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