Monthly Safety Classes
1. Spill Control, Labels & SDS
Review of Hazards, Signal Words and Spill Control procedures. Label reviews of the products regularly used by technicians and their Safety Data Sheets. Calling attention to safety issues associated with each. (Customized to your Business)
2. Respirator Safety
Review the respirator and its components and the situations in which they should be worn. Teach and watch technicians as they perform positive and negative fit tests. Do Qualitative Fit tests. (Technicians must bring their respirators and extra respirators and respirator parts should be available)
3. Environmental & Blood Borne Pathogens
Review the common environmental and blood borne pathogens and how to avoid being exposed.
4. Pesticide Safety
General discussion about Pesticide Safety and how to protect the applicator, the public and the environment. Taking a look at mixing and loading, transporting and storing and disposing of pesticides safely.
5. Heat Stress
Brief discussion about Heat Stress and the signs and symptoms. Also look at some other things to avoid when doing inspections and/or treatments.
6. Ladder Safety and Fall Prevention
Looking at some basics ladder safety and ways to avoid slipping, tripping and falling.
7. Lifting Safely
Basic look at how to lift correctly. Look at some basics to chair height and placement for good posture and some basic stretching exercises to avoid stress.
8. Emergency Procedures
Discussion about basic emergency procedures, including use of fire extinguishers and some common weather emergencies.
9. Tool & Electrical Safety
General discussion about tool safety and how to properly use power tools and electrical stop boxes.