Workplace Hazards and Safety

Workplace Hazards and Safety 

This course will teach you how to create a safe, comforting environment, and how to keep it free from hazards.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-WHS

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1731331

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-WHS
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Understand the hazards of the caregiver’s job.
Realize the role of OSHA in workplace safety.
Safely handle hazardous substances.
Identify ergonomics in the workplace.
Handle fire emergencies.
Avoid and respond to home hazards.
Recognize the risk of falls and how to avoid them.
Employ OSHA safety standards.

Outline:
Understand the Hazards of the PCA Job Realize the Role of OSHA in Workplace Safety Safely Handle Hazardous Substances Identify Ergonomics in the Workplace Handle Fire Emergencies Avoid and Respond to Home Hazards Avoid Lifting Hazards Recognize the Risk of Falls and How to Avoid Them Employ OSHA Safety Hazards Role and resources of OSHA standards including bloodborne pathogens, Hazard communication, PPE and the guidelines for caregivers Hazardous substances in the workplace Ergonomics and workplace safety Fire emergencies Potential home hazards and statistics Avoid any manual lifting Avoiding and managing hazards in the workplace Preventing falls to clients and staff Safety and side rails Applying fire safety concepts Preventing burns

Instructor: Eric Chalfant, PhD
Dr. Eric Chalfant is a professional researcher and author with a PhD in religious studies from Duke University. He honed his research skills as a nationally-ranked collegiate policy debater and debate coach at Whitman College. In addition to his work for OnCourse Learning, Eric has contributed to Duke University's National Congregation Study and has edited and published scholarly works for Oxford University Press. Disclosure: Eric Chalfant, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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