The Safety Council of Greater St. Louis serves the St. Louis community through a variety of programs including Community Safety, Defensive Driving Programs, Substance Abuse, Occupational Safety Classes and Training, Behavior and Court Related Programs, First Aid and CPR and is sponsor for the St. Louis Safety Conference held annually.

 


SAVE THE DATE!

11th Annual
Greater St. Louis Safety & Health Conference

Tuesday
October 21, 2014

St. Louis University Busch Student Center

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY

Training Schedule

Safety training and information for safety and health professionals, experienced and novice, including consulting services, certificate programs, regulatory compliance training, employee training, best safety practices and management programs.  Scroll down to view all of the course descriptions.

Advanced Safety Certificate Program (ASC)
The ASC offers broad-based skills needed to implement a successful safety program.  The ASC is earned through the successful completion of Principles of Occupational Safety (POSH) and mix of the following courses to earn additional of 5.2 CEU points.

  • Ergonomics: Managing for Results (1 day, 0.65 CEUs)

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (4 days, 2.6 CEUs)

  • Incident Investigation: Root Cause Analysis (1 day, 0.65 CEUs)

  • Job Safety Analysis (1 day, 0.65 CEUs)

  • Safety Inspections (1 day, 0.65 CEUs)

  • Safety Management Techniques (4 days, 2.6 CEUs)

  • Safety Training Methods (4 days, 3.0 CEUs)

  • Team Safety (1 day, 0.65 CEUs)

There is a new tool on OSHA's web page ( www.osha.gov/ )  "Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution".

All courses must be completed within a five-year period.  Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of each course.

PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY (POSH)
POSH is a 4 days, (2.6 CEUs / 2.6 COCs) comprehensive training program based on the National Safety Council's Accident Prevention Manuals.  The POSH addresses the technical and human relations aspects of occupational safety and health.  Students learn to apply the essential terminology, principles, and practices of occupational safety and health to the special needs of the organization.

SAFETY MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES (SMT)
SMT is a 4 days (2.6 CEUs / 2.6 COCs) - enhances your safety management skills!  SMT will help you maximize your organization's safety and health efforts by addressing administrative, technical, and cultural elements.

SAFETY TRAINING METHODS (STM)
STM is a 4 days (3.0 CEUs / 3.0 COCs) - course teaches you how to create, select and deliver training that engages employees and improves safety performance.  STM covers needs analysis, performance objectives, instructional strategy and methods, content, delivery and costs.

ERGONOMICS: MANAGING FOR RESULTS
Ergonomics is a one (1) day course (0.6 CEUs / 0.6 Cocs / 1.0 IH CMs) (Approval #03-2805) - teaches you how to recognize risk factors, conduct a worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, access control methods, and identify steps to implement a successful program.

INCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Incident Investigation is a one (1) day course (0.6 NSC CEUs / 0.6 COCs / 1.0 Safety CMs) (Approval #03-2807) - covers the why, who, when, what and how of each situation - and helps you determine a course of action to prevent it from occurring again.

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS
Job Safety is a one (1) day course (0.6 NSC CEUs / 0.6 COCs / 1.0 IH CHs) (Approval #03-2809) - is proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs.  JSA offers an overview of the process and shows you how to make it work for your organization.

SAFETY INSPECTIONS
Safety Inspections is a one (1) day course (0.6 NSC CEUs / 0.6 COCs / 1.0 Safety CMs) (Approval #03-2806) - addresses the essential skills needed for conducting various types of inspections and taking measures to correct any hazards identified.

TEAM SAFETY
Team Safety is a one (1) day course (0.6 NSC CEUs / 0.6 COCs / 1.0 IH CMs) (Approval #03-2808) - helps you get the most from your members.  You'll learn to create an effective safety team, identify training and development needs of your team members, build stronger meeting management skills and strengthen your communication skills to conduct more productive team meetings.

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Accident Investigation is a four (4) hour course and is designed to provide information to helping understand why accidents occur in the workplace and how to avoid them in the future.

CONFINED SPACES
OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation is a four (4) hour class, created to help prevent these incidents, and can help you put the regulation into practice and save lives.  Confined spaces incidents aren't the most common, but they can be the most deadly.  You'll learn practices and procedures that will keep you in compliance and, best of all, protect your employees.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY
This four (4) hour education program teaches the employees safe practices for working with or near electrical equipment with a review of lockout/tagout procedures and more.

EYE PROTECTION
This four (4) hour course instructs participants how to protect their eyes from debilitating injuries.  Major hazards to the eye and where they exist, control of hazards, correct us of eye protection and First Aid for eye injuries are some the highlights covered.

FIRST AID/CPR/AED
BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS - ADULT and PEDIATRIC

When you offer emergency care training to your employees, you demonstrate your commitment to their safety and health.  It is clearly documented that immediate, trained response means less severe injuries - and many lives saved.  This means lower worker's compensation, medical, insurance and lost production and time costs to you!  Standard First Aid and CPR courses meet all OSHA requirements.  Many of the National Safety Council's array of programs for pediatric and adult certification are available in your classroom, ours or online.

EMERGENCY CARE
The following are courses offered by the Safety Council of Greater St. Louis that offer training in emergency care.  Courses for the public, for instructors, and for professional first responders.  Information for existing and prospective training centers and instructors is available as well as online training, related textbooks and products.  Some information can be accessed here at our website or by contacting our office at 314-621-9200.

INSTRUCTOR COURSES

FLAGGER TRAINING
National Safety Council's Flagger program four (4) hour course is nationally recognized and meets or exceeds the MUTCD (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices) and ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999.  This course has been adopted in many states, and provides certification for work zone flaggers.  It uses best practices and performance-based testing to promote safe and consistent techniques for moving traffic through work zones.

HAZARD COMMUNICATION
Hazcom is a four (4) hour course which teaches participants the essentials of working with chemicals, how to read an MSDS, the Hazard Classification System, Precautionary measures, proper storage of chemicals and much more.

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
This is a four (4) hour course designed to help understand key elements of the OSHA LO/TO regulation.  Lockout/Tagout is one of OSHA's Top 10 "Most Serious Violations" and Top 10 "Most Often Cited Violations".  Our facilitators are safety experts who will break down the regulation and answer your site-specific questions.  Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course at your worksite.

OSHA RECORDKEEPING SEMINAR
OSHA Recordkeeping is a four (4) hour course and teaches the latest OSHA recordkeeping requirements and how to work with the log.

OSHA 10-HOUR GENERAL INDUSTRY or CONSTRUCTION
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry or Construction are two (2) days courses - improves your compliance efforts - get an overview of OSHA standards, policies and procedures.  Successful completion qualifies you for the OSHA 10-Hour Card.

OSHA 30-HOUR GENERAL INDUSTRY or CONSTRUCTION
This thirty (30) hour General Industry or Construction courses covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles.  Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards.  Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
This four (4) hour education program helps work with the employee to teach them the importance of PPE and its proper use and fitting.  This program will help meet OSHA training requirements, 29 DFR Part 1910, Subpart I.  It covers PPE for eye, face, head, hand, and foot.

SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS PREVENTION
This four (4) hour course addresses the needs of general industry.  They mechanics of Slips, Trips and Falls, causes, identification of hazards and avoidance are a few key areas covered in this seminar.

ARC FLASH
Learn from the Experts!  ARC Flash Training.

KONECRANES
In partnership with Konecranes Company, the Safety Council offers the following cost effective classes: Overhead Crane Basic Rigging; Overhead Crane Inspection, and Overhead Crane Inspection Recertification.  Click here for the dates and registration form for Konecranes.

SPAN
In partnership with SPAN, the Safety Council offers the following classes at attractive rates: ASP preparation class and CSP preparation class.  www.spansafetyworkshops.com.

EHSCP
The Safety Council will offer the National Telecommunications Safety Conference in partnership this year in Portland, Maine.  For more information visit http://telsafe.org 

SAFETY & HEALTH CONFERENCE
In collaboration with St. Louis University and the St. Louis area, OSHA office and the Safety Council will host the 8th Annual Greater St. Louis Safety and Health Conference on October 18, 2011.  Updates are added continuously so be sure to check this page often.

DRIVING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS

COACHING SERIES
The Coaching Series offers a vast array of driver related programs which may be purchased separately, conducting your own training, through a train-the-trainer program, or with our instructors training your personnel at a mutually agreed upon location.  Some of these programs are Lift Truck; SUV, Van & 15 Passenger Driver programs; a multitude of specialty truck driver programs, Professional Truck Driver, Straight Truck Driver and Maintenance Vehicle Driver - just to mention a few.

ENTRY LEVEL CDL
This four (4) hour program meets or exceeds all DOT requirements for Entry Level CDL training to include: driver qualification, driver wellness, hours of service, and whistleblower protection.

LIFT TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING
The Lift Truck Operator Training is a comprehensive four (4) hour course designed for both new and experienced lift truck operators.  This information-packed classroom course encourages participants to observe, analyze and discuss recommended safety practices.  Complete with valuable OSHA reminder points.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS - (DDC-8) / (DDC-4)
The National Safety Council's eight (8) or four (4) hour Driver Improvement Program is approved throughout the United States for insurance rate or driving record point reduction.  These courses should be part of every experienced driver's education, and develop avoidance behavior and safe driving practices.  Teaching it to your drivers can significantly reduce the number of collisions and citations they experience.

A vast array of specialty and classic defensive driving courses, DDC-4 and DDC-8 are available either through regularly scheduled classes or upon request.  Some of these specialty classes include: 15 Passenger Van drivers, Alive at 25, Emergency Vehicle Drivers (CEVO), with one-on-one driver assessments also available.  Large and small group classes are offered to Safety Council members at discounted rates.  Some classes are available online.

NOTE: The DDC-8 or DDC-4 is appropriate for clients that have traffic violations in Missouri, Illinois and other states requiring 4, 6 or 8 hours of driver improvement training.  Many insurance companies offer a discount for those who successfully completed DDC-8.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

The National Safety Council (NSC) offers a wide range of online safety training courses for individual consumers and organizations looking to keep their employees safe. These courses offer all the content and quality of our traditional classroom training programs, without the travel expense and time. NSC makes it easy and enjoyable to learn our technically sound content through a well integrated learning experience comprised of full-motion video, animation, interactive user exercises and real-world simulations.  Click here for more details.

The National Safety Council - and its local Chapter network - have partnered with Summit Training Source® to bring you the best in engaging, interactive online workplace training. Now you can train your entire workforce anywhere with consistent, quality instruction from NSC.  Click the image below for details.

When you attend programs through the Safety Council, a portion of your fees help fund our Community Safety Programs - Thank you!

Without your support, the Safety Council could not fulfill its mission of making the community a safer place for all - THANK YOU!

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