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Safety Inspections

Techniques to find root causes of safety issues. This one-day National Safety Council course provides an overview of the safety and health inspection process, then examine specific techniques to improve the process. It also addresses basic skills for conducting various types of inspections and correcting identified hazards.
Length: Full day

Discussions, demonstrations and exercises teach you what to inspect, how often and who should be involved. And participants learn how to develop and use checklists in continuous and formal safety inspections. The focus is on finding facts, not faults, and how to use safety inspections to positively reinforce safe practices and behaviors.

What You Will Learn:
  • The purpose and benefits of safety inspections
  • How to plan and conduct an effective safety inspection
  • How to use checklists to save time and improve inspection quality
  • How to communicate results
  • How to develop recommendations and follow-up on implementation
  • How to set realistic goals and hold employees accountable for effective results

  • Continuing Education Units: Attend this course and earn .65 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council.

    Location:
    This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

    Lodging:
    Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least five business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after five business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.

    Feb 19, 2020
    SAFF-3253
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level West Classroom
    Instructor: Terry Larson
    Members: $325.00
    Nonmembers: $425.00

    Faculty

    Terry Larson, GSP    
    Safety Council Staff
    Terry S. Larson, GSP is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety from Waldorf University. Prior to coming to the Minnesota Safety Council, Terry worked in the general industry field as well as the Minnesota Army National Guard. In these roles he helped to reduce the risk of injury and illness for workers. Terry’s passion lies in collaborating across boundaries to find common ground in delivering safety education and training programs to create the safest possible work area.


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