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MICRO Health & Safety Technician (HST)

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This course provides required health and safety awareness training for anyone performing restoration or mold remediation.

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This course provides required health and safety awareness training for anyone performing restoration or mold remediation. The course is designed to reduce risks and improve safety on the job by providing learners with a good understanding of the key OSHA-mandated health and safety training topics related to restoration and mold remediation. 

This exciting and timely online certificate program could be exactly what you need to build an awareness of safety in your organization. Earn this certification with approximately 20 online hours of specific safety training each with quizzes, and make safety an integral part of your business. This comprehensive program includes the following online courses:

Asbestos Awareness:

  • This course provides awareness level training on the health hazards associated with asbestos, protective measures, common sources of asbestos exposure, signs and label requirements at asbestos hazard areas, work circumstances that may involve risk of exposure, safety measures to protect against exposure, illnesses symptoms and an overview of the medical program required under federal law. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001; Asbestos in General Industry

Bloodborne Pathogens:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens provides training and procedures that will help minimize health risks for workers at risk for exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Coverage includes recognizing hazards, identifying modes of transmission, standard precautions, appropriate engineering controls, work practices, and PPE to prevent exposure, and emergency procedures for incidents involving exposure. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030, Bloodborne Pathogens

Confined Space Entry:

  • Confined Space Entry provides coverage of confined spaces, hazardous atmospheres, necessary equipment, and required permits including information about the hazards and hazard control methods that will permit safe work in enclosed work areas or confined spaces. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146, Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Environmental Regulations Overview:

  • Environmental Regulations Overview covers the history and purpose of key U.S. Federal laws and regulatory agencies related to preserving the environment and the health and safety of citizens. The course is designed to provide learners with a plain-English overview of the various regulatory organizations, laws, and compliance requirements that impact businesses and workers. Primary Regs: 40 CFR, Protection of the Environment

Eye and Face Protection:

  • Eye and Face Protection is required training for anyone who may enter or work within environments where conditions or operations present hazards to eyes or faces. This course will help you: be aware of the general requirements of OSHA's eye and face protection standard 29 CFR 1910.133, recognize eye and face hazards, identify what protective equipment is required to protect you from specific hazards, understand proper fit of protective eyewear, be aware of special issues related to corrective lenses, and know how to clean and maintain protective eyewear. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.133; Personal Protective Equipment

First Aid:

  • Covers basic First Aid practices including the appropriate responses to emergency situations (Note: This course will not provide First Aid or CPR certification in the absence of appropriate "hands-on" training and verification of technique by a qualified trainer).  Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.152 [Reserved] Subpart K, Medical and First Aid; OSHA 29 CFR 1910.151, Medical Services and First Aid , Subpart K Medical and First Aid

Hazard Communication:

  • Hazard Communication covers training required by OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), recently updated to reflect guidelines from the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS). The HCS requires that hazardous materials used at the work site are identified, labeled, handled, used, and disposed of properly. This course is designed to help prevent or minimize employee exposures to harmful materials and minimize accidental releases of the hazardous materials into the work environment. Additionally, special attention is paid to new Safety Data Sheet and Labeling requirements. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication.

Indoor Air Quality:

  • Indoor Air Quality provides training to help prevent, identify, and correct indoor air quality problems in buildings and work areas. It recommends practical actions that can be carried out by facility management, maintenance personnel and building occupants. The course will help integrate IAQ-related considerations into your existing organization and work process. Primary Regs: ASHRAE Standard 62-1989, Ventilation. ASHRAE Standard 55-1981, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy.

Lead Safety Awareness:

  • Lead Safety Awareness provides general knowledge on the hazards associated with lead exposure as well as information regarding the Medical Surveillance Program, the Medical Removal Protection Program, respirator use, specific controls and work practices to reduce lead exposure. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1025, Toxic and Hazardous Materials, Lead.

Material Handling & Storage Procedures:

  • Material Handling & Storage Procedures covers precautions and safe work practices for handling and storage of drums, compressed gas cylinders, flammable materials, slings, safe lifting techniques, and general safe handling procedures. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart N, Materials Handling and Storage.

OSHA Investigations and Inspections:

  • OSHA Investigations & Inspections covers how to prepare for and respond to an OSHA inspection starting with a strong safety and compliance program. Some of the many topics include: what actions can prompt inspections, what to expect in an inspection, how to respond to questions, how to provide documentation for review, your rights regarding confidential and proprietary information, steps in documenting the inspection, interviews of employees, hazard abatement expectations, responding to a citation, successful participation in informal conferences and settlement agreements, and others. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1904 NEW, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Personal Protective Equipment covers the proper selection and use of PPE in the laboratory. Even experienced employees can fail to adequately protect themselves by mistakenly using insufficient or inappropriate PPE. This course will enable the student to better understand the need for effective PPE, match the correct PPE to specific laboratory hazards, understand the limitations of PPE, and understand proper fit and usage. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1450, Laboratory Standard

Respiratory Protection:

  • Respiratory Protection provides training on respiratory hazards, protection methods, and safe work practices designed to protect against hazardous airborne contaminants in the work environment. Coverage includes: employee and employer responsibilities, the operation, limitations, and capabilities of respirators, respirator selection procedures, proper respirator use and inspection, maintenance, cleaning, and storage practices, how to recognize respirator malfunction and the correct follow-up procedures. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I, Respiratory Protection.

Working in Extreme Temperatures:

  • Working in Extreme Temperatures provides training in identifying and avoiding hazards related to extreme temperature exposure on the job, including: recognizing symptoms of heat and cold-related illnesses, factors that affect the body’s ability to withstand temperature extremes, steps to reduce the risk of illness or injury, first aid measures for heat and cold-related illnesses, and precautions regarding to use of PPE in extreme temperature environments. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1903.1, The General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1)