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Conflict Resolution (2 hrs.)
Focused outcomes, win-win relationships, anger origins and resolutions are all covered. Negotiation skills are sharpened and role play is conducted to practice learned skill sets. Ultimately workplaces have standards of behavior and employees must adapt to serve the organization.
Communication Improvements (3 hrs.)
Intent, non-verbal communication such as body language subtleties, tone and movement affect outcomes. Topics such as location, approach, word choices and focused idea or communication transfer are all covered.
Diversity Training (2 hrs.)
Can be stand along of combined with Conflict or Communication training. Reminders of the value of diversity, the reality of diversity and the respect that is necessary in a workplace setting. Inclusion, acceptance and tolerances are all topics covered. Topics such as: cultures/nationalities/regional influences, genders, religions, politics, sexual harassment or financial issues can be covered or deleted as the organization needs. Ultimately workplaces have standards of behavior and employees must adapt to serve the organization.
Back Injury - Prevention and Ergonomics (2 Hours)
Regardless of your profession or the physical demands of your everyday life, you are using and relying on your back more than you may realize. Back injuries are one of the leading Worker’s Compensation injuries. Knowledge of the structures of the back, risks and solutions are the keys to the reduction of losses. Topics Include:
  • Back structures - muscles, vertebrae, ligaments, nerves, discs, etc.
  • Strengths, weaknesses and mechanics of our core.
  • Common causes of injury and types of injuries.
  • Prevention including class discussions, demonstrations and real life examples.
  • Ergonomics, what it is and why it's important for your back.
  • Correct lifting/sitting techniques
  • Exercises which promote the health and comfort of your back.
  • Real life examples of effective engineering fixes to reduce the risks of back injury
Bloodborne Pathogens - AIDS & Hepatitis (2 Hours)
  • The real transmission modes of bloodborne pathogens - including AIDS and Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.
  • Debunking transmission myths
  • Risk factors and solutions for various types of occupations
  • Methods and procedures to reduce the risk of disease transmission
  • Current laws and various issues related to these diseases
Confined Space Safety - OSHA Confined Space Standards (4 Hours)
Construction, maintenance, emergency workers and supervisors need this critical and potentially lifesaving class. Topics Include:
  • Review of OSHA Confined Space Standard with discussion of the intent and application of the standard
  • Identification, monitoring and control of confined space environments so that work can be conducted safely
  • Hazards associated with and often encountered in confined space environments
  • Discussion and root cause analysis of real world confined space accidents
  • Appropriate emergency responses and practices
Compressed Gas - Hazards and Safe Handling (2 Hours)
Construction, maintenance, production staff and anyone who works around or handles compressed gas cylinders will benefit from the topics included in this class. Topics Include:
  • Hazards of commonly used compressed industrial gases
  • Care and handling of compressed gas cylinders
  • Discussed gasses include chlorine, oxygen, acetylene, propane and helium
CPR/Defibrillator Training/First Aid (4 Hours)
Anyone who wants to be prepared for a health emergency, anytime, anywhere, needs this course. Recommended CPR techniques have changed so be proactive and get up to date with the latest recommended techniques. Topics Include:
  • Basic injury assessment and critical first steps
  • Review of symptoms for some common medical conditions which are important to recognize when attempting to save a life or when trying to help a victim.
  • Basic lifesaving skills including CPR, Defibrillator use, and First Aid with hands on practice and feedback.
  • Medic First Aid Course completion certification is valid for two years.
Eye Safety - Identification of Risks and Prevention (1 Hour)
Anyone who wants to be proactive about protecting the vital gift of sight needs this course. If you are fortunate to live long enough, you will meet someone who has lost or has experienced diminished vision due to an accident. Topics Include:
  • Demonstration and real life examples of the difficulties encountered if this vital sense is lost or compromised.
  • Provides the knowledge to help students make the correct choice of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) based on the risks and circumstances of the environment and/or task.
  • Covers the proper and the non-proper use of some commonly used PPE.
  • First Aid for eye injuries. Like Eye PPE, one size does not fit all!
Equipment Lockout/Tagout - OSHA Lockout/Tagout Standard (2 Hours)
Construction, maintenance, production and office staff need this course. Lock Out/Tag Out is not just an OSHA Requirement; it is perhaps the single most important and effective means of preventing electrical and mechanical injuries on the job and at home. Topics Include:

  • Review and interpretation of the OSHA Lockout/Tagout Standard.
  • Real world challenges and solutions that meet and exceed the standard and provide effective safeguards.
  • Making it real - elements of effective Lock Out/Tagout Programs.
  • Reinforcement of safe processes, actions and devices for at work and for home settings and situations.
Traffic Control / Flagging - DOT Requirements and Certification (4.5 Hours)
Road construction and maintenance staff must be certified to flag (control traffic) with a stop/slow paddle or emergency flags on open roadways. Attend this class to get certified and safe! Topics Include:
  • Review of the latest DOT requirements for worker apparel and certification.
  • In depth discussion of real world challenges and solutions to properly setup safe and workable workzones.
  • Course follows Georgia State DOT flagging certification requirements.
  • Certification is good for two years.
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety (1 Hour)
Anyone who uses an ATV for work or play should consider this class. ATVs have long been useful and important fleet assets and although they are safer than in the past, they still represent inherent risks to operators. Topics Include:
  • Capabilities and proper operation of the 4-wheel and 6-wheel ATVs.
  • Pre-start safety checks and maintenance schedules.
  • Review of payload capacities, proper load distribution, and proper use of some common accessories.
  • Obstacles and challenges such as maneuvering on hills and wet/slippery conditions.
Emergency Plans - Development, Activation and Drills (3 Hours)
Managers and staff in Facilities, Safety, Security, and Maintenance departments will gain new insights on how to develop or improve their emergency programs and plans to help protect staff, assets and property when the inevitable emergency strikes. Topics Include:
  • An overview of the critical components of an effective Emergency Plan.
  • Identification and recommended actions for the most common types of emergencies and planning for criminal emergencies - bomb and chemical threats, armed intruders, kidnappers, etc.
  • Discussion of types of effective alarms, systems and procedures.
  • Review of alarm responses and duties of Monitors and Guides during alarms.
  • Recommendations on how to establish proper and effective shelter and evacuation points.
Hand and Power Tools - Safe Use and Personal Protective Equipment (3 Hours)
Construction, maintenance and production staffs need this course and anyone who uses power and hand tools at home will gain new awareness that could prevent serious injury. Topics Include:
  • Common hand related injuries and practical techniques for avoiding these type injuries.
  • Tips for proper tool selection, care and inspection of tools.
  • Discussion of the risks of Power tools, jacks and striking tools, etc.
  • Proper selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Hearing Loss Prevention (3 Hours)
Anyone who wants to be proactive about preventing hearing loss needs this course. If you are fortunate to live long enough, you will meet someone who has lost or has experienced diminished hearing due to over exposure. Topics Include:
  • OSHA's Hearing Conservations Program
  • Information needed to plan and build an effective Hearing Conservation Program.
  • Factors and causes of hearing loss.
  • The anatomy of the ear and how each structure functions in normal circumstances and when stressed by excessive and long term exposure to noise.
  • The measurement of sound, how it affects hearing, and how noise related deafness can be prevented.
  • Provides the knowledge to help students make the correct choice of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) based on the risks and circumstances of the environment and/or task.
  • Covers the proper and the non-proper use of some commonly used PPE.
Heat Illnesses - Prevention, Identification and First Response (1 Hour)
Construction, maintenance, production staff and anyone who works or plays in high heat conditions will benefit from the topics included in this class. Topics Include:

  • The root causes and symptoms of heat related illness with emphasis on prevention.
  • Physical problems that may be confused with heat stress.
  • Risk factors that must be considered when dealing with heat related health issues.
  • Solutions to address hot environment work risks
Office Safety and Ergonomics (4 Hours)
Your office is not as safe and you may think. This class goes well beyond the mundane discussions of common office accidents such as slips, trips, falls and paper cuts. Topics Include:
  • Promotes understanding of lock out procedures, types and use of fire extinguishers, evacuation routes and planning for and maintaining proper traffic lanes for access and egress.
  • Hazards encountered with office equipment, materials and furniture and an overview of the risk management process.
  • The second half of class discusses workstation set up to reduce injuries (ergonomics).
Right-to-Know: OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (4 Hours)
This class is a must for all and covers the primary aspects of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard with transition to Global Harmonization. Topics Include:
  • Review specifics of the Standard with discussion of the intent and application of the standard.
  • Employee training and employers' obligations.
  • Navigating and leveraging SDS (Safety Data Sheets) formally Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Other requirements such as container labeling are also addressed.
Poisonous Plants - Identification, Prevention and First Response (2 Hours)
At work or at play - Stay away. Take this class to learn how to identify and protect yourself and your family from the three most common and prolific dermatological poisonous plants and house plants which are toxic. Topics Include:
  • Plant identification, their habitats and how contamination occurs.
  • The primary means of prevention.
  • Treating the exposure and first aid after exposure.
Respirator Safety - OSHA Respirator Standard (2 Hours-more time if fit testing needed)
Supervisors, construction, maintenance, production staff and anyone who works around processes or tasks which represent respiratory risks will benefit from the topics included in this class. Topics Include:
  • Overview of the OSHA respirator standard with discussion of the intent and application of the standard.
  • When respirators should be worn, what is required prior to use, respirator selection and requirements after respirators are used.
  • Employee pre-testing / prerequisites
  • Attendees who have met all prerequisites and medical requirements for respirator use may come to this class for fit testing.
Trenching and Shoring - OSHA Final Rule on Excavation Safety (4 Hours)
Supervisors, construction and maintenance staff need this critical and required class. Topics Include:
  • Review of OSHA Final Rule on Excavation.
  • Natural and man-made hazards created by excavation work with emphasis on trenching.
  • Soil characteristics and specifics of local soils.
  • Trench depths vs. actions and safeguards required.
  • The three approved options available for protecting workers in trenches.
  • Safety related topics related to trenching and shoring i.e. works site setup, etc.
Safety Awareness / Accident Investigation (4 Hours)
Supervisors, Safety Committee Members, Risk Management and Human Resources staff will gain a better awareness and understanding of Safety concepts, investigations and improvement processes. Topics Include:
  • Basic safety concepts.
  • Root causes of accidents and incidents and examination of effective solutions
  • Examination of accident direct costs and indirect costs.
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Team exercise - communication and safety hazard awareness contests.
  • Proven techniques to improve the effectiveness of accident investigations.
Workplace Anger and Violence Management (3 Hours)
Leaders, Safety Committee Members, Risk Management and Human Resources staff will gain awareness and tools to help establish plans for addressing and resolving workplace anger issues and conflicts. Topics Include:
  • Causes of anger and proactive measures to protect yourself and your organization.
  • Physical and mental techniques one can use personally to help maintain self-control
  • Techniques to help diffuse or redirect anger in others.
  • Principals of organizational violence and methods to handle threats.
Safety Leadership (8 Hours)
Managers, Supervisors, Safety Committee Members, Risk Management and Human Resources associates will gain the knowledge to lead Safety as a business advantage. Topics Include:
  • Identification of Safety as a business necessity
  • Causes and solutions for losses
  • Accident investigation techniques
  • Effective safety meetings and communications
  • Effective inspections for identification of risks
  • Discipline and reward systems
  • Effective safety leadership skills
Georgia Tech Outreach Trainer - OSH for Construction (30 hours and 10 Hours)
Construction tradesmen will not only comply with OSHA requirements for training in this area, but will also gain valuable knowledge of safe work practices and real world application. Topics Include:
  • Construction terms found in OSHA standards
  • Identify hazards that occur in the construction industry
  • Identify methods to correct hazards
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazard communication
  • Scaffolding and trenching
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Electrical
  • Cranes and rigging
  • Ladders and stairways
  • Tools and welding
  • Confined space entry
  • Concrete construction
  • Steel erection
  • OSHA recordkeeping
  • OSHA standards and safety programs
  • OSHA inspections, targeting, penalties
Georgia Tech Outreach Trainer - OSH for General Industry (30 hours and 10 Hours)
Supervisors, production, maintenance and administrative staff will not only comply with OSHA requirements for training in this area, but will also gain valuable knowledge of safe work practices and real world applications. Topics Include:
  • Your rights and responsibilities under the OSHA Act.
  • Introduction to OSHA standards
  • OSHA Act and 29 CFR 1903
  • Citations and proposed penalties
  • Training techniques
  • Means of egress and fire protection
  • Material handling and PPE
  • Outreach training program
  • Electrical safety standards and work practices
  • Hazard communication
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Machine guarding
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • OSHA recordkeeping
  • Ergonomics
  • Welding permit-required confined spaces