FY13 Fed Week Seminars: Number, Title, Description and Intended Audience

Tuesday Morning: July 30, 2013: 8:30 am – 11:45 am

Seminar 1: Office Ergonomics (9225, Same as Seminar 17) This seminar provides a broad overview of ergonomics principles with a focus on how these are applied to workstations in an office or administrative environment.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential ergonomic hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Seminar 2: Electrical (9203, Same as Seminar 12) This seminar provides a broad overview of common electrical hazards found in the workplace and primary methods of preventing or controlling employee exposure.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential electrical hazards created by workplace exposures.

Seminar 3: Indoor Air Quality (9233, Same as Seminar 14) This seminar provides and broad overview of indoor air quality issues. Focus is placed on the nature and causes of indoor air problems in office building environments.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Tuesday Afternoon: July 30, 2013: 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Seminar 4: Machine Guarding (9204, Same as Seminar 13) This course will expose the attendees to the basics of machine guarding and the hazards associated with improperly guarded tools and equipment. Students will gain a basic understanding of OSHA requirements, guarding methods and hazard recognition. Learners will also have the ability to apply their newly gained knowledge by participating in real world machine guarding hazard assessments during in classroom and laboratory exercises. All students must have appropriate footwear (closed toe flat shoes) and don safety glasses and hearing protection (loaned PPE is available) to participate in all lab exercises.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Seminar 5: Confined Spaces (9226, Same as Seminar 9) The goal of this seminar is to teach the learner about the requirements of OSHA's Confined Space Entry Standard. By the end of the session the learner will be able to:

Define a confined space
Define Permit Required Confined Spaces
Determine if a confined space is a permit space
Recognize hazards in confined spaces
Understand principles of confined space hazard evaluation
List the OSHA requirements for permit required confined space entry
Recommend feasible measures to control hazards in confined spaces

The seminar also allows students to determine which options [reclassification, alternate procedures or permit program] are effective at protecting workers entering permit spaces. Additional topics include: permit programs, ventilation, atmospheric testing, and rescue. This course is NOT designed nor intended to certify entry team members.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency. FY13 Fed Week Seminars: Number, Title, Description and Intended Audience

Seminar 6: Distracted Driving (9115, Same as Seminar 11) Course is intended to bring to the forefront hazards involving and new regulations about Distracted Driving. Intended audience: All personnel involved in the operation or riding as a passenger of a work vehicle, government vehicle or privately owned vehicle.

Wednesday Morning: July 31, 2013: 8:30 am – 11:45 am

Seminar 7: Fall Protection (9111, Same as Seminar 16) This Seminar provides an overview of the hazards associated with work being performed at elevated working surfaces such as scaffolds and ladders as well as OSHA requirements.

Intended audience: Individuals whose function relates to monitoring work at elevated working surfaces being performed at their facilities will benefit from this seminar.

Seminar 8: Hearing Conservation (9028, Same as Seminar 15) This Seminar will cover the critical elements of a hearing conservation program with emphasis on compliance with 29 CFR 1910.95 Hearing Conservation Standard. Noise will be defined and there will be a review of the nature of sound. There will be a workshop on noise instrumentation and an overview of occupational noise controls.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for hearing conservation program in their agency.

Seminar 9: Confined Spaces (9226, Same as Seminar 5) The goal of this seminar is to teach the learner about the requirements of OSHA's Confined Space Entry Standard. The objectives of this seminar are:

By the end of the session the learner will be able to:
Define a confined space
Define Permit Required Confined Spaces
Determine if a confined space is a permit space
Recognize hazards in confined spaces
Understand principles of confined space hazard evaluation
List the OSHA requirements for permit required confined space entry
Recommend feasible measures to control hazards in confined spaces

The seminar also allows students to determine which options [reclassification, alternate procedures or permit program] are effective at protecting workers entering permit spaces. Additional topics include: permit programs, ventilation, atmospheric testing, and rescue. This course is NOT designed nor intended to certify entry team members.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Wednesday Afternoon: July 31, 2013: 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Seminar 10: Recordkeeping (9845, Same as Seminar 18) This seminar provides a broad overview of OSHA's Recordkeeping requirements for work-related injuries and illnesses.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for recording or supervise the recording of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Seminar 11: Distracted Driving (9115, Same as Seminar 6) Course is intended to bring to the forefront hazards involving and new regulations about Distracted Driving.

Intended audience: All personnel involved in the operation or riding as a passenger of a work vehicle, government vehicle or privately owned vehicle.

Seminar 12: Electrical (9203, Same as Seminar 2) This seminar provides a broad overview of common electrical hazards found in the workplace and primary methods of preventing or controlling employee exposure.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential electrical hazards created by workplace exposures.

Thursday Morning: August 1, 2013: 8:30 am – 11:45 am

Seminar 13: Machine Guarding (9204, Same as Seminar 4) This course will expose the attendees to the basics of machine guarding and the hazards associated with improperly guarded tools and equipment. Students will gain a basic understanding of OSHA requirements, guarding methods and hazard recognition. Learners will also have the ability to apply their newly gained knowledge by participating in real world machine guarding hazard assessments during in classroom and laboratory exercises. All students must have appropriate footwear (closed toe flat shoes) and don safety glasses and hearing protection (loaned PPE is available) to participate in all lab exercises.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Seminar 14: Indoor Air Quality (9233, Same as Seminar 3) This seminar provides and broad overview of indoor air quality issues. Focus is placed on the nature and causes of indoor air problems in office building environments.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Seminar 15: Hearing Conservation (9028, Same as Seminar 8) This Seminar will cover the critical elements of a hearing conservation program with emphasis on compliance with 29 CFR 1910.95 Hearing Conservation Standard. Noise will be defined and there will be a review of the nature of sound. There will be a workshop on noise instrumentation and an overview of occupational noise controls.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for hearing conservation program in their agency.

Thursday Afternoon: August 1, 2013: 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Seminar 16: Fall Protection (9111, Same as Seminar 7) This Seminar provides an overview of the hazards associated with work being performed at elevated working surfaces such as scaffolds and ladders as well as OSHA requirements.

Intended audience: Individuals whose function relates to monitoring work at elevated working surfaces being performed at their facilities will benefit from this seminar.

Seminar 17: Office Ergonomics (9225, Same as Seminar 1) This seminar provides a broad overview of ergonomics principles with a focus on how these are applied to workstations in an office or administrative environment.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for reporting or referring potential hazards to safety officers in your agency.

Seminar 18: Recordkeeping (9845, Same as Seminar 10) This seminar provides a broad overview of OSHA's Recordkeeping requirements for work-related injuries and illnesses.

Intended audience: Individuals who have occupational safety and health responsibilities for recording or supervise the recording of work-related injuries and illnesses.