Personal Injury and Workman's Compensation Claims

Employee Safety Training

EQS has extensive experience in instituting loss prevention and employee safety training programs. EQS has developed industrial injury prevention plans for a variety of industries. EQS conducts employee safety training seminars and classes on general safety issues, as well as the following specific topics:

Asbestos Awareness Training:

Required by Cal OSHA for employees who may encounter asbestos containing material during work operations. Many older buildings have asbestos containing materials. Improper maintenance operations on these materials may release asbestos fibers.

Issues covered will include common asbestos containing materials: methods of compliance, engineering controls and work practices, wet methods, particular products and operations, compressed air, flooring, spraying, respiratory protection, protective work clothing and equipment, warning signs and sign specifications.

Forklift Training:

Required by Cal OSHA for anyone operating forklifts.

Issues covered will include accident statistics, forklift classifications, forklifts vs. automobiles, unique characteristics of forklifts, operations, traveling with a load, placing a load, charging or refueling the forklift, specialized units, visibility, and safety.

Blood Borne Pathogen Training:

Required by Cal OSHA for anyone dealing with the public and who may come in contact with blood products.

Issues covered will include: 1) Potential exposure activities, 2) Routes of entry 3} Personal Protection Equipment, 4) Proper Disposal, 5) Types of Blood Borne Pathogens.

Hazardous Communication Training:

Required by Cal OSHA for anyone working near chemicals.

All employees who may come in contact with hazardous chemicals must have HAZCOM training.
EQS trains these employees in: 1) Material Safety Data Sheets, 2) Nature of hazards, 3) Personal Protection Equipment, 4) Handling and Storage, 5) Reactivity, 6) Extinguishing Media, 7) Exposure Limits, 8) Routes of Entry, 9) Spill and Leaks, and, 10) Detecting Hazardous Materials.

Hazardous Material Handler's Training:

Required by Local Agencies (Fire Department) for chemical and hazardous waste handlers (maintenance employees and anyone handling laboratory supplies, batteries, etc.).

Employees who may be involved in the handling and clean up of, or be part of the emergency response to incidents involving hazardous materials and waste, must have Hazardous Materials Handlers Training.

Issues covered will include: 1) Storage Requirements, 2) Disposal Requirements, 3) Manifests, 4) Hazardous Operations (HAZOPS), 5) Emergency Response (ERP), 6) Notification and Reporting.

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Training:

Required by Regional Water Quality Control Board to prevent hazardous materials from entering the drainage system.

Issues covered will include: 1) Potential Contaminants, 2) Operations and Maintenance activities, 3) Restrictions and Requirements, 4) Best Practices, 5) Sampling and Observations.

 

 

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