SafetySkills is happy to announce we launched our HAZWOPER General Site Worker 8-Hour Refresher. This series is broken down into 8 modules that can be taken all at once or spread out of multiple sessions.Read more
What OSHA-Authorized Training Is and What it Isn’t
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA acts as the national public health agency dedicated to assuring safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women. The functions of OSHA include setting and enforcing work-related exposure standards and providing training, outreach, assistance, and education.
A big question that we are most often asked to answer: Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? After wrestling with this question for the past 10 years or more, we believe that neither instructor-led training or asynchronous elearning is inherently better than the other.Read more
The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, or HAZWOPER, was enacted by OSHA in 1990. It is designed to protect workers involved in the initial stages of a chemical release emergency, the subsequent clean-up of a site once the emergency has been stabilized, and the clean-up of chemical contamination from the country’s past industrial legacy.Read more