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Class List

This is a list of safety classes available from EHS. This list is not entirely comprehensive, and all classes can be modified to suit the needs of your OSU department or group.  To schedule a class, please email ohsp@okstate.edu or call 405-744-7241.

 

Course Name

Course Structure

Description

Aerial Lifts

EHS Instructed

Required at least every two years for any individual assigned job duties involving an aerial lift.
Cost: Free

Arc Flash

EHS Instructed

Required annually for all maintenance personnel with the potential to come into contact with energy sources.
Cost: Free

Asbestos Awareness

EHS Instructed
or
Online Course

Required annually for all maintenance personnel with the potential to come into contact with asbestos-containing material during their normal work assignment.  *online course is for awareness only, cannot take the place of instructed course*
Cost: Free

Back Safety

EHS Instructed
or
Online Course

Instruction on how to properly lift heavy objects encountered in various workplace environments. Covers dangers of back injuries caused by inappropriate lifting techniques.
Cost: Free

Bloodborne Pathogen

EHS Instructed
or
Online Course

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for all faculty and staff who may come into contact with human blood or other potentially infectious materials. *online course is for awareness only, members covered by the OHSA program cannot take this in place of instructed course*
Cost: Free

Confined Space

EHS Instructed

Required annually for any maintenance worker required to enter a confined space as part of their work assignment
Cost: Free

Construction Safety (Health)

EHS Instructed

Provides a general overview of the various health hazards that members can be exposed to on a construction site.
Cost: Free

CPR/FA/AED

EHS Instructed

American Heart Association’s steps of performing first aid, CPR on adults, relieving choking and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Cost: $30.00 per person / 8 members per class

Eye Protection

EHS Instructed

Provides a general overview of the personal protective standards, common eye injuries and how to prevent injuries.
Cost: Free

Fall Protection

EHS Instructed

Required for employees who may be exposed to fall hazards to recognize the hazards and procedures to follow to minimize the hazards.
Cost: Free

Farm Safety

EHS Instructed

Review facilities and equipment that have the potential to cause hazards. Also, review operations checks, personal protective equipment, operating procedures and how to prevent injuries.
Cost: Free

Fire Safety

EHS Instructed

Classroom instruction on basic fire safety, as well as guidance on proper use of a fire extinguisher. 
Cost: Free
Hands-on fire extinguisher training.
Cost: $50.00 per class / 50 members per class

Forklift

EHS Instructed

Required initially and every three years thereafter for anyone assigned to operate a forklift as part of their duties.  Class and hands-on session are required. Members receive training manual and certification through the National Safety Council.
Cost: $25.00 per person

Grounds Safety

EHS Instructed
or
Online Course

Review of operations checks, personal protective equipment, operating procedures and how to prevent injuries.
Cost: Free

Hand Power Tools

EHS Instructed
or Video

Overview of hazards associated with hand power tools, basic safety rules, guards and inspections.
Cost: Free

Hand Safety

EHS Instructed

Overview of common hand injuries, hand hazards, hand protection during tool use and basic first aid.
Cost: Free

Hazard Communication

EHS Instructed
or
Online course

Hazard Communication Program explanation of labeling system and safety data sheets.  *online course is for awareness only, cannot take the place of instructed course*
Cost: Free

HazWaste and Lab Safety

EHS Instructed

Focuses on importance of applying general lab safety rules and regulations in a laboratory.  Reviews general lab safety information including chemical, biological and hazardous waste storage, handling and disposal.
Cost: Free

Hearing Conservation

EHS Instructed

Required of all employees who are participants of the OSU Hearing Conservation Program.
Cost: Free

Heat Stress

EHS Instructed

Review of hazards of working in high heat, how to recognize and avoid heat-related illnesses and procedures for performing first aid.
Cost: Free

Hypothermia/Cold Weather

EHS Instructed

Review of hazards of working in low temperatures, how to recognize and avoid cold-related illnesses and procedures for performing first aid.
Cost: Free

Kitchen Safety

EHS Instructed
or Video

Review of most common injuries in restaurants and kitchens, hazards most likely to cause injuries and prevention.  *video covers knife safety only*
Cost: Free

Ladder Safety

EHS Instructed

Recognition of hazards related to ladders including proper use, care in handling and maximum intended load-carrying capacities of ladders.
Cost: Free

Lockout/Tagout

EHS Instructed

Required annually for all maintenance personnel with the potential to come into contact with energy sources.
Cost: Free

Machine Guarding

EHS Instructed

Review of regulations, mechanical motions, type of guards, and safety devices.
Cost: Free

Managing Chemicals in the Workplace

EHS Instructed

Introduces the best management practices for managing chemicals in the workplace that were compiled by the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association. Topics include chemical procurement, chemical receiving, inventory management, chemical storage, incompatibles, container management, labeling and self-inspections.
Cost: Free

Office Ergonomic Class

EHS Instructed
or
Online course

Review of symptoms, posture and set up of office equipment to include monitors, keyboards, chairs...
Cost: Free

Office Safety

EHS Instructed
or
Online course

Recognize potential hazards in the office environment and learn to eliminate these hazards.
Cost: Free

OSHA 10-hr Construction

EHS Instructed

The OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Programs were developed by the OSHA Training Institute with the intent to assist employers in training and introducing employees to the basic practices of identifying, reducing, eliminating and reporting hazards associated with construction sites.  Upon completion of the 9 training modules provided under this program, the attendees will be issued a card provided by Department of Labor.

Cost: $25.00 per person / 50 members per class

OSHA 10-hr General Industry

EHS Instructed

The OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Programs were developed by the OSHA Training Institute with the intent to assist employers in training and introducing employees to the basic practices of identifying, reducing, eliminating and reporting hazards associated with their work. Upon completion of the 10 training modules provided under this program, the attendees will be issued a card provided by Department of Labor.
Cost: $25.00 per person / 50 members per class

Personal Protective Equipment

EHS Instructed

Review of standards, hierarchy of controls, job hazard analysis and various type of protection.
Cost: Free

Respiratory Protection

EHS Instructed

Designed for faculty and staff who are required to wear a tight-fitting respirator as part of their job duties.
Cost: Free

Safety is Everybody’s Business

EHS Instructed
or Video

Provides information on accident causes, both employee and employer responsibilities in regards to safety and touches on fire, lab and office safety. *video covers how to create a safety culture only*
Cost: Free

Scaffolding

EHS Instructed

Review of standards, what is scaffolding, hazards associated with scaffolding, how to erect and inspect scaffolding and proper use.
Cost: Free

Skid Steer

EHS Instructed

Required initially and every three years thereafter for anyone assigned to operate a skid steer as part of their duties.  Hands on skid steer operations are required.
Cost: Free

Slip, Trip and Fall

EHS Instructed

Identify common causes of slips, trips and falls, how to evaluate your workplace for hazards and how to control these hazards.
Cost: Free

Sun Safety

EHS Instructed
or
Online course
or
Video

Covers skin problems, assessing risk, how to practice sun safety and spotting problems early.
Cost: Free

Tornado Safety

EHS Instructed

Covers local weather hazards, focusing on tornadoes.
Cost: Free

Trenching/Shoring

EHS Instructed

OSU policies and hazards related to excavation work, work practices and selection of protective systems and methods of evaluating the site and of conducting inspections.
Cost: Free

Wood Working Safety

EHS Instructed

Overview of hazards associated with wood working power tools, basic safety rules, guards and inspections.
Cost: Free