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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?

All employers and managers in any workplace.

What Will You Learn?

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize when an emergency has occurred and take emergency action steps.
  • Choose the best treatment for injuries such as bleeding, shock, and burns.
  • List the correct first aid procedures for chest injuries, fractures and sprains, and head and eye injuries.
  • Identify and treat poisoning, stings, and bites.
  • Implement universal precautions to protect yourself and others from infectious diseases associated with bodily fluids.

Regulations

OSHA — 29 CFR 1910 Subpart K

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method

Online

Course Features

  • Narration and easy navigation
  • Interactive lessons
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units