The Bahamian Contractors’ Association in association with Safety Solutions Plus and Impact U training is pleased to announce a partnership to provide OSHA Training online. OSHA is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
As the Bahamas moves towards re-opening its economy, the BCA will spearhead OSHA training for returning employees.
We will offer the first courses online using the popular web conferencing software – Zoom. Employers can also arrange for private Zoom trainings for their employees or have them join with the general registration.
COVID-19 and Workplace Preparedness Course
Now available online 24/7
Work at your convenience and pacing
8 Modules with a certificate of completion
COVID-19 has forever changed every facet of life on the planet in terms of responding to infectious disease outbreaks and pandemics. Utilizing OSHA’s developed preparedness and response planning guidelines; we provide direction on infection prevention, hygienic practices and the design, development and implementation of a corporate Infectious Disease Prevention and Response (IDPR) Plan. Such preparedness may be used in responding to any epidemic, infectious disease outbreaks and pandemics. Covered topics include:
a. Infection disease characteristics
b. Infectious disease prevention
c. Hierarchy of Controls
d. Exposure classifications
e. Personal Protective Equipment and
f. Personal Hygiene Training
Live Online Zoom Training
Introduction to Workplace Safety (2 hours)
This course introduces participants to safety awareness and provides an overview of some basic workplace hazards and how employees can protect themselves from them. This will show you how to maximize safety for yourself and those around you. Quality safety and health training helps prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. Effective training also encourages workers by educating and empowering them to advocate for safer working conditions. In this training participants should learn:
a. How to identify the safety and health problems at their workplace;
b. How to analyze the causes of these safety and health problems;
c. How to bring about safer, healthier workplaces; and
d. How to involve their co-workers in accomplishing all of the above.
Work and Personal Space Sanitization (1.5 hours)
During this training session, participants will be educated on OSHA and CDC recommended work and personal space sanitization. During this training information and best practices will be shared on topics such as:
a. Proper implementation of sanitization PPE
b. Handling of hazardous cleaning materials
c. Dealing with spills in their work area
d. Sanitizing different surfaces and
e. OSHA and CDC recommended sanitization procedures.
Personal Protective Equipment (1.5 hours)
This course gives you a basic understanding of OSHA’s role in the prevention and elimination of work-related accidents and fatalities and the requirements of protecting employees through proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Controlling hazards at its source is the best way to protect employees. When engineering and administrative controls do not eliminate, or substitute away a hazard, employers must provide PPE to employees and ensure its use. PPE should always be the last choice in hazard controls. In this course participants will:
a. Understand the different types of hazard controls
b. Learn the types of PPE
c. Learn the basics of a hazard assessment
d. Understand how to select appropriate PPE and
e. Know the kind of training needed for proper use and care of PPE
Hazardous Materials (1.5 hours)
Hazardous materials are considered any substance or compound that has a capability of producing adverse effects on the health and safety of humans. Every year thousands of workers get injured or killed because of fatal chemical or other toxic hazards. OSHA and other authorities have provided many rules and regulation to prevent hazards and perform safe operations at the workplace. This course will cover:
a. The chemicals to be introduced into the workplace for sanitization and their associated impact on underlying issues.
b. Proper Storage and Handling – Safe usage and storage of possible combustible materials and proper ventilation etc.
c. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) – listing of all materials used and what safety precaution(s) are recommended when coming in direct or indirect contact
Job Hazard Analysis (2.0 hours)
Many workers are injured and killed at the workplace every day. Practicing safety and health can add value to your business, your job, and your life. This course helps to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses by analyzing the various jobs requiring safe job procedures and how to analyze, eliminate and prevent hazards in the workplaces. This course introduces you to:
a. The job hazard analysis process a
b. Discussion of risk assessment
c. Prioritizing jobs
d. Tips on writing a safe job procedures and
e. How you can use Job Hazard Analysis as a training tool.
Basic Accident Investigation (1.5 hours)
This course introduces the students to basic accident investigation procedures and will review various accident analysis techniques. Workplace accidents occur frequently and their investigations determine how a weakness in the safety management system can create hazardous conditions and unsafe behaviors. Along the same line, a proficient safety management system develops solutions to prevent similar accidents from occurring in the future. The information gained through an investigation, is used suggest new policies and standard operating procedures to ward against future occurrences.