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A thorough pre-operational inspection will identify maintenance problems before they cause an accident. The role played by an operator is the key behind ensuring proper and safe use of forklifts. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the proper way to conduct a physical inspection on forklifts with battery-powered engines.

#0 ID:1759 Topic: Forklift & Lift Truck Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

There are forklift pre-operational checks you can do that will only take a few minutes to ensure your safety, the safety of the people around you, and the safety of your forklift. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the proper way to conduct a physical inspection on forklifts with internal combustion engines.

#1 ID:1732 Topic: Forklift & Lift Truck Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Container labeling can be a very effective method to communicate the physical and health hazards of chemicals used in the workplace. The information on a container label will vary depending on what type of container it is and how it is used. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll review the requirements for container labeling of hazardous chemicals.

#2 ID:1736 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, or HCS, requires all chemicals in the workplace to be labeled in a manner that warns of any hazards the chemical may present. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the Hazardous Material Identification System, or HMIS.

#3 ID:1737 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Labels, used in conjunction with material safety data sheets, or SDSs, provide the critical information you need to know in order to handle and store hazardous products as well as how to respond in an emergency situation. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll review the information typically found on hazardous product labels.

#4 ID:1738 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Chemicals and materials that help create everything from the microchips in our computers, to the medicines that improve our health, can pose a hazard, IF they are not handled safely. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss various classes of hazardous substances and the effect they have on certain body organs.

#5 ID:1755 Topic: Chemical Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Handling Hazardous Materials, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

The U.S. Department of Transportation regulates both surface and air shipment of hazardous materials shipped within the United States. In this SafetyBytes® course, we’ll briefly review the responsibilities of the HAZMAT carrier.

#6 ID:1739 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

In recent times the dangers associated with hazardous materials have become well known. This is especially true of hazmat transportation incidents. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the importance of properly identifying chemicals that are being shipped.

#7 ID:1740 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Thousands of workers every year suffer from preventable hearing loss due to high workplace noise levels. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss audiometric testing.

#8 ID:1756 Topic: Personal Protective Equipment Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Repeated exposures to loud machinery may, over an extended period of time, present serious risks to your hearing. Unfortunately, the effects of noise are often underestimated because the damage takes place so gradually. In this SafetyBytes® course, we’ll discuss the methods of controlling noise in your work area.

#9 ID:1742 Topic: Personal Protective Equipment Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Thousands of workers every year suffer from preventable hearing loss due to high workplace noise levels. You might ask yourself, how exactly does noise affect my hearing? In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the effects of noise and how it can permanently damage your hearing.

#10 ID:1743 Topic: Personal Protective Equipment Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

A fire can occur anytime, anywhere and from a wide variety of causes. This SafetyBytes® course describes how a fire actually works - the elements needed for one to start.

#11 ID:1757 Topic: Fire Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), in section 704 of the National Fire Code, specifies a system for identifying the hazards associated with materials. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss the description methods used in the NFPA 704 Warning System.

#12 ID:1744 Topic: Fire Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Handling Hazardous Materials, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard 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. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss some of the protective measures you can take when dealing with physical hazards.

#13 ID:1745 Topic: Fire Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Hazards that can lead to fires, explosions and the resulting burns and injuries are known as physical hazards. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the different classes of physical hazards.

#14 ID:1746 Topic: Fire Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Handling Hazardous Materials, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Common symptoms of CTDs include a decreased range of motion, decreased grip strength, swelling of a joint or part of an arm, shoulder, neck, or leg. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the first steps you can take to prevent ergonomic disorders.

#15 ID:1694 Topic: Ergonomics Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Workplace Safety & AwarenessCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

Health effects that can result from poor ergonomics generally affect the nerves, muscle, and tendons. Common symptoms include a decreased range of motion, decreased grip strength, or swelling of a joint. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss good work practices that are vital in preventing ergonomic disorders.

#16 ID:1693 Topic: Ergonomics Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

There are regulations in the workplace to protect your breathing. The regulations are based on the sources of danger or hazards to your respiratory system that may be in the air you breathe. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss systems to help air quality.

#17 ID:1747 Topic: Personal Protective Equipment Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

To work safely with electricity, you need to be able to predict what it will do. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll discuss the basic electrical circuit.

#18 ID:1758 Topic: Electrical Safety Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

If your facility generates hazardous waste, then you need to understand the regulations regarding its accumulation. In this SafetyBytes® lesson, we’ll address the different types of hazardous waste accumulation areas.

#19 ID:1748 Topic: Handling Hazardous Materials Learning Path: Workplace Safety Type: eLearning - SafetyBytes® Suggested Industry Usage: Industrial & Manufacturing Other Topics: Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety OrientationCourse Level: Foundational Seat Time: 5 Minutes

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