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General Industry Core Safety Pack (Level 2)

    General Industry Core Safety Pack (Level 2)

    The General Industry Core (Level 2) Safety Pack provides a solid safety foundation for employers and employees working in the General Industry sector, such as in jobs in Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution. It is composed of both introductory and intermediate-level safety courses.

    The 7 safety courses in the GI Core (Level 2) safety pack include:

    • Material Handling and Storage General Industry (50-Minutes)
    • Machine Guarding (1-Hour)
    • Noise and Hearing Conservation (20-Minutes)
    • Portable Fire Extinguishers (15-Minutes)
    • Container Labeling (15-Minutes)
    • Respiratory Protection Awareness (20-Minutes)
    • Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness (25-Minutes)

    Intended Audience

    This General Industry Core Safety Pack (Level 2) is applicable for employers and employees in nearly all General Industry workplaces, including those employees in:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management

    Learning Objectives by Course

    Material Handling and Storage General Industry

    This course covers OSHA requirements for handling and storing materials, equipment and containers. You will also learn the potential hazards of storing and handling materials and the safeguards you can take to prevent injury and damage to the work environment. When finished, you will have been provided with knowledge in efficient handling and storing of materials. Regulatory references for this course is principally OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176, Materials Handling and Storage.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Materials Handling and Storage
    • Manual Handling of Materials
    • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
    • Conveyors
    • Powered Industrial Trucks
    • Cranes, Hoists, and Slings
    • Precautions- Powered Equipment
    • General Materials Handling Precautions

    Machine Guarding

    Machine Guarding is an intermediate online safety course as defined in OSHA's standard covering Machine Guarding found in 29 CFR 1910, Subpart O. This standard applies to nearly all workplaces in general industry. Machine Guarding safety covers hand tools, electrical tools and large machinery which may potentially injure workers. This course focuses on the concepts behind safety guards and how to identify whether the guard is being used correctly.

    Course Topics

    • Standards
    • Injuries
    • Machine Areas
    • General Requirements
    • Motions and Actions
    • Safeguards
    • More Safeguards
    • Guards
    • Devices
    • Saws, Presses and Plastics
    • Stairway Railing and Guards

    Noise and Hearing Conservation

    Noise and Hearing Conservation is an intermediate online safety course that covers the exposure to, control of and protection from excessive work site noise. In this noise safety course, you will be introduced to the many noise sources in the workplace. You will also be instructed on the importance of a hearing conservation program as it offers ways to minimize noise and of the use of hearing protection. This course references OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.95 for General Industry and 29 CFR 1926 for Construction.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Noise and Hearing Conservation
    • OSHA Regulations and Requirements
    • Noise Characteristics
    • Dealing with Noise

    Portable Fire Extinguishers

    Portable Fire Extinguishers are an important part of your fire prevention program as they limit fire damage. In this introductory online safety course, you will learn about fire extinguisher safety, the six steps of inspection and the five fire classifications of the type of fuel involved in a fire. In addition, you will learn about how to inspect and document your portable fire extinguishers according to OSHA standards.

    Course Topics

    • Portable Fire Extinguishers (PFE)
    • PFE Inspection

    Container Labeling

    This online safety course discusses OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) as it relates to container labeling. You will learn specific OSHA requirements for container labeling and you will receive tips and links for additional information. This course also covers OSHA standards for DOT Marking, Placards and Labels and will familiarize you with specific requirements for container labeling and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).

    Course Topics

    • Background on Container Labeling
    • Knowledge Assessment
    • OSHA’s Labeling Requirement
    • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
    • Situational Analysis
    • Tips and Additional Container Labeling Information

    Respiratory Protection Awareness

    This introductory Respiratory Protection online safety course will teach you about the use of respirators on the work site. We will cover OSHA respirator standards and how to choose a respirator. You will also learn how to understand breathing volume and how to monitor the air quality of various work areas.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Respiratory Protection
    • Basics of Respiratory Protection
    • Respiratory Protection Specifics

    Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness

    This intermediate course highlights the basics of compressed gas cylinder safety and applicable OSHA standards. You will learn the proper way to handle and store compressed gas cylinders from the beginning and throughout a project or task by following OSHA's gas cylinder safety standards. You are also encouraged to continue learning about compressed gas cylinders by reviewing the Compressed Gas Association guidelines referenced in  OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.101 and the Compressed Gases general requirements.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety
    • Standards of Gas Cylinders
    • General Considerations
    • Identification
    • Inspection, Storage and Movement
    • Use and Operation
    • After Use and More
    • Controls
    • Abandoned Compressed Gas Cylinders
    • Resources
    • Compressed Gas Safety Checklist
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