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Disaster Recovery Worker Safety Pack

    Disaster Recovery Worker Safety Pack

    Safety Pack Overview

    Save $45.00 on ClickSafety's Disaster Recovery Worker Safety Pack and give first responders and recovery workers the baseline safety training they need to safely participate in disaster recovery efforts. This safety pack contains 6 online courses, including our "Safety & Health during Disaster Recovery" course that reviews safety topics from the OSHA Alert: Dangers Associated with Cleanup and Recovery from Hurricanes; cleanup techniques are also applicable to many other types of natural disasters.The OSHA Alert includes some of the cleanup and recovery tasks and safe work practices to help workers prevent injury, illness and potential death, including:

    • Identifying Hazardous Situations: Learn OSHA regulations for working in hazardous conditions and take appropriate measures in response to floods, hurricanes and fires.
    • Recovery Worker Protection: Reduce the chances of long-term illnesses associated with the aftermath of fires, floodwaters and extreme weather.
    • On-Site Safety Procedures: Stay alert to disaster clean-up hazards while also recognizing safe work practices.
    The 6 online safety courses in the Disaster Recovery Worker Safety Pack include:
    • Safety and Health during Disaster Recovery
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Slips, Trips & Falls
    • Hand & Power Tools
    • Electrical Safety
    • Confined Spaces in Construction: An Introduction (Earn 0.1 CEU)

    Intended Audience

    The Disaster Recovery Worker Safety Pack is designed for every worker that is involved in disaster cleanup and remediation.

    • First Responders
    • Disaster Recovery Workers
    • Mold Remediation Specialists
    • Construction Workers involved in Disaster Recovery
    • Construction Supervisors involved in Disaster Recovery
    • Construction Managers involved in Disaster Recovery

    "The ClickSafety course, 'Safety and Health During Disaster Recovery' is a very comprehensive review of hazards and controls to protect workers from injury as a result of disaster response. The course is a must for all workers, professional and volunteers, responding in support of cleanup and recovery efforts for all those affected by Hurricane Sandy."

    — Anthony 'Tony' O'Dea, CSP, CHST, STS | Gilbane

    Learning Objectives by Course

    Safety & Health during Disaster Recovery (35-min)

    This intermediate safety course is for anyone involved in Disaster Recovery work. Staying safe and healthy during disaster recovery is often overlooked in response to an emergency, leading more people into hazardous situations. After completing this training, you will be able to safely assist others after a disaster. This online course will make the recovery safer and reduce the chances of long-term illnesses associated with the aftermath of fires, flood waters and extreme weather. You will learn OSHA regulations and how the regulations are specific to the type of disaster.

    Course Topics

    • Safety during Cleanup and Recovery
    • Cleanup Hazards
    • Fire Protection
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Floodwater
    • Fungi and Mold
    • Rural and Agricultural Areas
    • Hurricanes and Tornadoes

    Personal Protective Equipment (50-min)

    This PPE safety course focuses on the tools used in the workplace in order to understand the hazards that they can cause. Specifically, we focus on hazard identification, avoidance and control. By the end of this course, you will have been provided with the knowledge required to work safely at the job site.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment
    • General PPE Program Issues
    • Head Protection
    • Eye Protection, Face Protection
    • Emergency Eye Wash, Emergency Body Wash
    • Arm and Hand Protection
    • Foot and Leg Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Body Protection
    • Levels of Protection
    • Fall Protection
    • High Visibility Apparel
    • Working Over or Near Water

    Slips, Trips & Falls (30-min)

    Falls are the leading cause of injury and fatality in the construction workplace. This intermediate safety course focuses on prevention of injury by teaching you the common exposures that lead to workplace accidents. This course offers steps for planning, communicating and educating for success in creating a safe work environment, which is the key to preventing accidents and injuries. When you have finished the course successfully, you will be able to anticipate slip, trip and fall hazards and set up control strategies to help prevent accidents and injuries.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Slips, Trips and Falls 
    • Effects of Slips, Trips and Falls 
    • Common Exposures
    • Planning for Success
    • Communicating for Success
    • Educating for Success
    • Getting Control of Your Losses

    Hand & Power Tools (50-min)

    This safety course will teach you about the hazards of using hand and portable power tools on the job site. We will teach you hazard control options according to OSHA regulations. You will be presented with the basics of hand and power tool safety procedures and safe guards you should know about on the job site. In addition, you will be informed of the selection, proper use, maintenance, inspection and care of hand and power tools.

    Course Topics

    • Overview of Hand and Power Tools
    • Introduction to Hand and Power Tools
    • Types of mechanical Hazards
    • Precautionary measures
    • Types of Tools
    • Case Study – Power Tool Electrocution
    • Types of Tools
    • Case Study – Portable Grinder Accident
    • Pneumatic Tools
    • Liquid Fuel/Power-Actuated Tools
    • Case Study – Power Tool Fatality
    • Hydraulics and Mixers

    Electrical Safety (40-min)

    This intermediate safety course teaches electrical safety concepts including the hazard of electric shock and three electrical hazard controls. This course explains electrocution and mild electric shock and what they can do to the human body. The three factors determining how severe an electrical hazard is include the amount of current (amps), the current’s path through the body and duration of contact. The goal of this online safety course is to reduce or eliminate situations where harmful electric current could travel through your body. The effects of electricity on the human body, the need for protective devices and OSHA’s standard requirements are also reviewed.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Electrical Safety
    • What Is Electricity?
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Preventing Electrical Hazards
    • Job Site Hazards
    • Situational Analysis

    Confined Spaces in Construction: An Introduction (75-Minutes)

    Updated: August, 2015

    This Confined Spaces in Construction: An Introduction online safety course will explain the scope, definitions, requirements, processes and permits, training, duties of confined spaces personnel, rescue and employee participation requirements. Case studies and interactive exercises are designed to support student learning. Upon successful completion of this course, you will:

    • Recognize requirements of the OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, 29 CFR 1926, Subpart AA (effective August 3, 2015)
    • Identify hazards typical to confined spaces, how they are recognized and evaluated, and ways these hazards are controlled
    • Recognize components of the confined space permit process
    • Identify duties of individual confined space team members
    • Recognize the dangers of entry rescues and the preparations required for making a rescue
    • Recognize basic employer requirements for protecting workers from exposure to confined space entry hazards

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Confined Spaces
    • Confined Spaces in Construction Standard
    • Definitions
    • General Requirements
    • Confined Spaces Safe Working Practices
    • Permit-required Confined Space Entry (CSE)
    • CSE Equipment
    • Duties of the CSE Team
    • Rescue from Confined Spaces
    • Special Considerations
    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080