ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Certified Sheq: Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (IACET & OSHA)

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About the course

The OSHA 30-hour General Industry program covers topics required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The credit earned during this program applies to a 30-hour General Industry program completion card. The modules in this program vary from one, two, or three hours in length. This program is made up to 18 separate modules, each of which is followed by a course-specific quiz that will test your knowledge and retention of the information you have learned. Successful completion of this program will help you to meet the General Industry standards established by OSHA.

On completion of this learning programmed, the delegate will have a general awareness of health, safety, environmental and quality issues with special aspects relating to applicable health and safety regulations in the working environment. The delegate will also understand his role within a SHEQ Management programmed contributing towards a safe and healthy working environment as well as the concept of continual improvement.

Course Objectives

Upon the successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the functions served by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and discuss the major provisions of the OSH Act.
  • Develop an understanding of how the Code of Federal Regulations and OSHA standards are organized to aid in referencing information necessary for the maintenance of a safe working environment
  • Locate OSHA standards concerning safety provisions and common citations specific to walking and working surfaces (Subpart D – Walking and Working Surfaces)
  • Observe the regulations and standards specific to the use of fire suppression equipment, such as, fire extinguishers (Subpart E – Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans and Fire Prevention Plans)
  • Grasp the OSHA requirements for the storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gasses and other hazardous substances (Subpart H – Hazardous Materials)
  • Become familiar with the layout and application of OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER)
  • Understand the proper use and maintenance of the various types of personal protective equipment (Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment)
  • List and describe the common hazards associated with work in confined spaces (Subpart j – General Environmental Controls)
  • Identify the major provisions of OSHA’s permit-required confined space standard (Subpart J – General Environmental Controls)
  • Know the key components of the lockout/tagout standard and how these components relate to a comprehensive energy control program (Subpart J 1910.147 – The Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout)
  • Observe the guarding requirements for specific types of machinery and equipment (Subpart O – Machinery and Machine Guarding)
  • Recognize the different hazards associated with electricity and electrical equipment (Subpart S – Electrical)
  • Define the purpose of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) (Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances)
  • Understand the Environmental and Quality Management Systems and their related standards (ISO 14001 & 9001/OHSAS 18001)

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

Operating managers, first-line supervisors, safety professionals and persons whose work related activities involves the management and control of safety, risks, audits, incident costs, environmental aspects, legislation and quality control.

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