OSHA requires employers to provide a safe workplace, which includes preparing for all sorts of emergencies. Workplace emergencies can be natural or manmade. Either way, the biggest risk to workers often isn't the emergency itself, but injuries sustained when trying to escape because of panic, confusion, and lack of information.
This course covers the OSHA standards for fire prevention and emergency preparedness. Topics include general information about fire and other potential workplace emergencies and the OSHA requirements for exit routes, Fire Prevention plans, Emergency Action plans, and fire protection.
Who Needs This Course?
This course is intended for all office employees.
What Will You Learn?
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the dangers of fires and other potential workplace emergencies.
- Explain the OSHA requirements for exit routes.
- Outline the requirements for Fire Prevention Plans and Emergency Action Plans.
- Describe OSHA requirements for fire protection, particularly regarding fire extinguishers.
OSHA — 29 CFR 1910 Subparts E and L
Continuing Education Units
- Narration and easy navigation
- Interactive lessons
- Supplementary material
- Links to regulations
- Real-world scenarios
- Objective-based exams
- Continuing Education Units