|Safety: DOI Safety and Occupational Health Overview
||This course is an overview of the Department of the Interior's Safety
and Occupational Health Program.
|Safety: Office Safety
||Despite common beliefs that the office provides a safe environment in
which to work, many hazards exist which cause thousands of injuries and
health problems each year among office workers. Since one-third of the
DOI work force is in offices, even low rates of work-related injuries and
illnesses can have an immense impact on employee safety and health. This
course discusses office safety in today's world of work.
|Safety: Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities
||All personnel at the Department of the Interior (DOI) share the responsibility
for a safe and healthful workplace. Safety and occupational health rules,
regulations, procedures and safe behaviors are instituted to protect employees.
This course familiarizes supervisors, collateral duty safety officers,
and all employees with applicable regulatory and legislative authorities
and outlines the roles and responsibilities necessary for achieving DOI's
safety motto, "Safety First, Every Job, Every Time."
|Safety: Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans and Fire Prevention Plans
||There is a long and tragic history of workplace fires caused by problems
with fire exits and extinguishing systems. OSHA requires employers to provide
proper exits, fire fighting equipment, and employee training to prevent
fire deaths and injuries in the workplace. The rules in 29 CFR 1910.34
through 1910.39 cover the minimum requirements for exit routes that employers
must provide in their workplaces so that employees may evacuate the workplaces
safely during an emergency.
|Operations and Maintenance: Plans and Preventive Maintenance
||This course teaches supervisors, managers, and employees how to create
and manage job plans, safety plans, and preventive maintenance (PM) routines. This
course is based on the FMSS, and uses FMSS to manage facility inventory
|Safety: Federal Safety and Health Programs
||This course teaches executives, supervisors, managers, and employees
about: Section 19 of the OSH Act; Executive Order 12196; and 29 CFR 1960.
|Safety: Introduction to OSHA
||This course describes the OSH Act and Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) standards.
|Structural Fire for Managers
||This course is intended to provide managers with the information necessary
to fulfill structural fire safety responsibilities, as well as assist with
identifying resources to aid in structural fire management planning.
|Safety: Executive Orientation to Safety and Occupational Health
||The Department is clear in its commitment to a safe and healthful environment
for all Interior employees and the visiting public. Executive and top management
commitment and involvement are essential in meeting this goal. With statistics
and examples, this course focuses on answering the five questions: 1) Why
is there a concern about safety and occupational health? 2) How are we
doing in the Department of the Interior? 3) How is our Safety and Occupational
Health Program organized? 4) What is the Departmental Safety and Occupational
Health Strategic Plan? and 5) What are the executive responsibilities and
how can executives help.
|Security, Safety, and Communication
||This course will help supervisors, managers, and employees understand
the role of security and safety in an organization, the importance of following
safety and environmental guidelines, and how to communicate with customers
in a professional manner
|Workplace Safety Orientation
||This one-hour course will provide an awareness level orientation of basic
industrial safety fundamentals. It was designed to provide an overview
of some of the basic concepts and techniques used in modern industry to
protect workers. It also describes the purpose of the following safety
programs: Hazard Communication; Bloodborne Pathogen Safety; Lockout/Tagout;
Confined Space Entry; Emergency Response; Respiratory Protection; Personal
Protective Equipment; Hearing Conservation.
||This one-hour course is designed to provide the basic information needed
to recognize musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors.
It addresses the key components of an ergonomics program and also provides
information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk
of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers
in office/administrative type settings.
|Job Hazard Analysis
||This one-hour course is intended to provide information that will help
improve the quality of work environments, improve absenteeism, help maintain
a healthier workforce, reduce injury and illness rates, and make workers
feel good about their work. This course was specifically designed for supervisors
and managers to help enhance existing techniques in Job Hazard Analysis.
||In the first quarter of fiscal year 2005, more than 53,800 occupational
injuries and illnesses involving civilian federal employees occurred. Thirty-four
of these injuries resulted in fatalities. Beyond the human implications
of these statistics, this takes its toll on the American taxpayer in the
form of the chargeback billings of federal agencies arising from the injuries
and illnesses suffered by federal employees. For example, in 2000, worker
compensation billings for all federal employees totaled more than $2 billion.
This course enables federal employees to gain an insight into the Occupational
Safety and Health requirements for federal employees. It covers the essential
responsibilities required for federal government agencies and their employees
in order to create a safe and healthful working environment. In addition,
this course covers information about the types of training that agencies
should provide for their employees. The course also looks at the documentation
of workplace safety incidents and the importance of record keeping and
submitting annual reports. Finally, the course discusses the issue of whistleblower
protection. This course meets the training compliance requirements mandated
under OSHA Regulation CFR 1960 and Executive Order 12196.