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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Does your organization need training for safety and compliance? What about Sexual Harassment Prevention training? Let LearnSmart help you navigate the tricky compliance waters with this turn-key compliance solution for you and your team.
Knowledge areas include:
- Sexual Harassment Prevention
- ADA, Diversity & Compliance
- Understanding HIPAA
- Employment Law Compliance
- OSHA & Workplace Safety
- And much more
ADA Compliance in Business
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 brought with it a complex set of challenges that face employers who wish to avoid discrimination against the disabled in the workplace. This course provides a clear understanding of management's roles and responsibilities under the ADA, detailing standards set by the law. Students will learn the correct procedures for interviewing and evaluating job candidates to avoid discrimination, as well as the procedures for accommodating - and ensuring a safe, discrimination-free environment for - employees with disabilities.
Business Ethics: Quick Refresh
Designed as a review to supplement a comprehensive business ethics course, you’ll start out reviewing the definition of ethics and an understanding of how trust functions in our social interactions. We have an expectation of how others will behave towards us and how we will behave towards them. While engaging with each other, individuals behave unethically in ways that breach shared trust. You’ll also look at some of the thinking errors associated with unethical behavior. From there, you will find brief descriptions on the different rules defining business ethics. For the sake of brevity, some information has been omitted, summarized, or simplified.
Diversity is a key element in any successful workplace. To be successful, a diverse workforce must figure out how to work together. LearnSmart will help you implement a company-wide diversity training program during this video training. Course instructor, Odette Pollar, is an author and nationally known speaker, trainer and consultant to business, government and industry. She will explain how to achieve tangible results that will transform your workplace.
Federal Acquisition Regulation Overview 3.10
LearnSmart's Video Training Course for Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) was created to address ethical conduct in the development of government contracts. The course details how government employees, contractors and subcontractors should conduct themselves when working on projects that involve millions of dollars and hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs. Instituted by the Federal Acquisition Regulation System in December 2007, the Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct gives extra protection to U.S. taxpayer dollars by requiring that contractors publish and adhere to a written code of ethics. This course explores the intricacies of the code, and explains the professional and ethical manner in which everyone involved in carrying out government contracts should conduct themselves when they do business.
OSHA: Bloodborne Pathogens
The proper training in Bloodborne Pathogens is important for the safety of employees in all work categories. It is particularly essential for employees who are constantly at risk of exposure to blood, fluids, or other contaminated materials that are known to cause illnesses, or even death. This video training identifies the types of BBPs, BBP exposure, and the proper protection from exposure, how to dispose of contaminated or used materials, and what to do in the event of exposure. It is important to know the ways in which infections can lead to exposure and transmission, and ways to prevent exposure through personal protective equipment and vaccinations. Take a closer look at bloodborne pathogens.
OSHA: Electrical Safety
Every day, an average of one worker is electrocuted on the job. Not only can electricity cause death, but it can also cause serious injury from shock, burns, and falls. In our course, Electrical Safety, the student will be learning how electricity works, what kind of electrical injuries there are and how they occur, and they will review a variety of electrical hazards including, overview of electrical hazards, wiring and overload hazards, and grounding hazards. This course will finish up by going over the electrical safety training requirements.
OSHA: Emergency Action Plans
Emergencies are unpredictable; therefore it is most effective to prepare in advance to handle a crisis situation by creating an Emergency Action Plan. OSHA requires written Emergency Action Plans for many businesses, and certain businesses have specific additional regulations. This course gives you a look at how to prepare an Emergency Action Plan and includes how to integrate OSHA regulations into the plan.
OSHA: Ergonomics in the Workplace
Employers have the responsibility of providing safe workplaces for employees. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has created ergonomics program guidelines for various industries, from meatpacking plants to nursing homes to retail grocery stores. Ergonomics is defined as fitting a job to a person. It is concerned with posture and movement of the body and environmental factors present when a task is being performed. This course covers ergonomics in the workplace.
OSHA: Fall Protection
Fall Protection provides you with a look at the work conditions that require the use of fall protection and the available options to protect employees from falls. By taking this course, you will be able to identify fall protection methods available for protecting employees; the basic conditions that trigger the use of fall protection for employees in the general industry; and the importance of good work practices and training. Implementing each of these elements in your workplace will ensure that employees are protected from fall hazards whether four feet or forty feet from the ground.
OSHA: Fire Safety and Prevention
Fire safety training is an important part of safety in the workplace. Employers must train employees about fire hazards that exist in the workplace, how to prevent fires, and what to do in the event one occurs. By taking this course, you will be able to identify fire hazards; know the proper way to evacuate safely in the event of a fire; and be able to identify fire extinguishers and how to use them properly.
OSHA: Flammable and Combustible Liquids
There are two primary hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids: explosion and fire. In order to prevent these hazards, the National Fire Protection Association’s publication NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code was created. In our course, Flammable and Combustible Liquids, the student will cover topics on the definitions of 29 CFR1910.106, classes of combustible liquids, flammable (explosive) limits, as well as container and portable tank storage.
OSHA: Hazard Communication
OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is based on a simple concept - that employees have both a need and a right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals they are exposed to when working. HCS addresses the issues of evaluating and communicating chemical hazard information to workers. In our course, Hazard Communications, we will be giving the student an in-depth look into hazard communications and how it affects the workplace.
OSHA: Hazardous Materials
The storage and disposal of hazardous materials can be a serious threat to the environment. The improper storage and disposal of hazardous material is also a critical safety and health problem that continues to endanger both human and animal life. Hazardous Materials focuses on OSHA’s requirements for hazardous materials and hazardous waste operations; the requirements for emergency response at uncontrolled hazardous worksites and treatment, storage and disposal facilities; and the steps an employer must take to protect the health and safety of employees in these environments.
OSHA: Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
Industrial hygiene covers a vast number of subjects in the working environment. Early in its history, OSHA understood that industrial hygiene played an integral part of ensuring a healthful work setting. It is paramount to use the application of industrial hygiene concepts in its health standards and as a tool to effectively enforce job safety and health regulations. By recognizing and applying the basic values of industrial hygiene to the work environment, the workplace will become healthier and safer. Learn how to identify sources of potential problems, about the different types of hazards, and how to control and respond to those hazards in the workplace.
OSHA: Introduction to OSHA
Many of the health and safety programs and procedures in this Health and Safety Guide are derived from federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. This course provides you with some background information about OSHA and OSHA standards, inspections, citations, and penalties. At the end of this course, you will be able to distinguish between the role of OSHA and the role of the office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). Learn more about the role of OSHA in establishing a safe and secure work environment.
In our course, Lockout/Tagout, our intent is to establish the minimum requirements for the lockout or tagout of energy isolating devices. This is done to prevent unexpected energization, start-up, or release of stored energy that may cause injury. This course will cover the requirements and definitions of lockout/tagout, who is responsible for the implementation of lockout/tagout procedures, as well as employee training/retraining, device requirements, and procedural requirements. This course will also cover lockout/tagout procedures.
OSHA: Machine Guarding
This course goes over OSHA’s standards for machine guarding, to protect employees from being injured while working with machinery with unguarded moving parts. Proper training in Machine Guarding is essential for all employees who work with any type of machinery or may come in contact with machinery. This training identifies the different types of guards, and when and how to use them. With the knowledge gained in this course, employees will be able to maintain safety when using machines.
OSHA: Personal Protective Equipment
OSHA Standards for Personal Protective Equipment takes a deeper look at using PPE controls in the workplace. This course describes the two primary means of protecting employees from workplace hazards before considering PPE; explains what should be included in PPE training; lists PPE that may be used for protection; and identifies hazards that are reduced or eliminated by using the appropriate PPE for eye, face, head, hearing, foot, hand and body protection.
OSHA: Respiratory Protection
A respirator is a device that is intended to protect employees from inhaling dangerous substances, such as chemicals and infection particulates. Respirators are among the most important parts of protective equipment for working in hazardous environments. This course will provide basic information on respirators and respiratory protection to workers and employers. The topics that will be covered include what respirators are, how respirators function, and what is needed for a respirator to provide protection.
OSHA: Safety and Health Programs
Safety and Health Programs focuses on why organizations should implement safety and health programs, and what must be in place in order for these types of programs to be effective. By taking this course, you will recognize the benefits of an effective safety and health program and be able to list the four key elements. Whether you are a business owner looking for ways to improve costs and workplace safety, or a worker interested in learning more about how a safety and health program can benefit you, this course will provide you with the information you need.
OSHA: Slips, Trips, and Falls
Slips, trips, and falls make up the majority of the general industry accidents. These types of injuries are responsible for 20 percent of all occupational injuries. the potential for a slip, trip, or fall to occur is always present at a work site or office. Our course, Slips, Trips, and Falls, is designed to teach employees and employers about one of the most common and preventable causes of serious injury and deaths. This course will cover the best practices to help avoid these types of accidents. The student will learn how to be more aware of how slip, trip, and fall injuries continue to happen and how they can be reduced.
OSHA: Walking and Working Surfaces
Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are leading causes of general industry accidents? These types of accidents constitute about 15 percent of all accidental deaths in the United States. In the course, Walking and Working Surfaces, you will be introduced the general safety requirements for housekeeping, aisles and passageways, covers and guardrails, and floor loading protection. We will introduce you to the various ways and techniques that you can use to protect floor openings, holes, and wall openings. We will also take a look at potential safety threats for stairways and portable ladders and the safety measures you can take to secure these areas.
Sexual Harassment Prevention for Employees (AB1825 & AB2053)
Sexual harassment is a form of employment discrimination prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. In this course the student will be learning how to recognize sexual harassment, what to do when it happens, how companies should respond with policies and procedures to protect their employees from this type of behavior.
Sexual Harassment Prevention for Managers (AB1825 & AB2053)
Sexual harassment is a constant presence in America’s workplaces. To prevent harassment, we need to understand it. For many people, “sexual harassment” is an emotionally-charged topic loaded with confusion and uncertainty. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive explanation of what sexual harassment is, how it can occur in the workplace, current legal positions, and how management can maintain a harassment-free workplace. Some of the topics that will be covered in this course include: behaviors that constitute sexual harassment, the different types of harassment including abusive conduct, what constitutes a hostile work environment, and how to handle complaints. If you are a manager in California this course includes specific references to California laws regarding Sexual Harassment training. This course is designed to meet CA compliant standards.
Sexual Harassment Prevention: Quick Refresh
This course is designed as a review to supplement a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention course. Sexual harassment is one of the most litigated areas of the law. Virtually all major companies, government organizations, colleges and universities, and even the military, now have sexual harassment policies in place. Creating a supportive environment is one of the best ways to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Learn about sexual harassment prevention programs and other preventive actions you can take to eliminate harassing behavior in the workplace. For the sake of brevity, some information has been omitted, summarized, or simplified.
Successful Hiring will show you the guidelines and procedures that will dramatically increase your percentage of successful hires. This course will provide you with an understanding of the key steps you should follow in the hiring process; what factors you should take into account when hiring someone; how to pre-screen potential hires; what you legally can and cannot do when hiring an employee; how to advertise for the position; and how to conduct a meaningful interview.
Designed specifically for managers to teach them how to handle those potentially awkward times when it becomes necessary to “pink slip” someone. More importantly, managers are provided with a number of helpful suggestions for meting out employee discipline. When the process is followed, it gives the employee multiple opportunities to stop or correct the improper behavior that would otherwise lead to termination – and that way, everybody wins. If termination is inevitable, managers need to understand the legal concepts and terminology connected with termination to apply actions that will lead to rightful termination. Study all the ins and outs to successfully terminate an employee.
Understanding Business Ethics
In LearnSmart Business Ethics LearnSmart Video Training you'll learn the important principles of ethics as they relate to your business and professional environment. Understanding and practicing ethical behavior plays a critical role in your professional career. Your ethical reputation is important because it sets the tone for how your actions are perceived by colleagues, customers and clients. Ethical behavior can make the difference when you or your company are in line for a new contract or business opportunity. Perhaps more importantly, there are often very strict laws and rules of conduct established by the authorities that you're obligated to follow. When you fail to meet these laws, the consequences can be severe both for you and your employer or company.
In LearnSmart's Understanding HIPAA Video Training, individuals associated with the health care industry will learn the rights and responsibilities of both patients and employees with regard to medical information -- and how it must be gathered, stored, and managed. In addition, this training details the regulations surrounding how covered entities store, process, and transfer information.
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