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Employee Safety Orientation Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize safe and unsafe practices in the workplace
  • Identify existing protective measures that will help protect you from hazards in the workplace
  • Recognize the appropriate actions you should take in an emergency situation

Available in English

8 Minutes

This lesson informs you of the importance of following safe practices in the workplace. Additionally, it covers some preventative measures that will protect you from hazards and how to respond if an emergency should occur.

Course Outline
  • Employee Safety Orientation Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1900 Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances – 1900.1200 Hazard Communication
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment – 1910.132 General Requirements
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart O – Machinery and Machine Guarding – 1910.217 Mechanical power presses
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart H – Hazardous Materials – 1910.119 Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart H – Hazardous Materials – 1910.120 Hazardous waste operations and emergency response
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E – Exit Routes and Emergency Planning – 1910.38 Emergency action plans
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E – Exit Routes and Emergency Planning – 1910.39 Fire prevention plans
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart J – General Environmental Controls – 1910.145 Specifications for accident prevention signs and tags
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart J – General Environmental Controls – 1910.147 The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)
  • Eight Principles of a Safe Workplace, 2019 American Council Employee Safety
  • United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Pedestrian Safety