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Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) is an intensive four-day course covering 19 topics that provide a solid understanding of fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The course focuses on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program.

POSH is a great introduction for anyone new to safety responsibilities and an excellent review for experienced safety practitioners.

Length: Four days

What you will learn:
  • How to examine prior incidents to help you avoid mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of your safety initiatives.
  • Record-keeping to prevent injuries and meet OSHA requirements.
  • How to develop and emergency action plan.
  • How to plan and conduct safety inspections.
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan.
This course is part of the Advanced Safety Certificate series.

Continuing Education Units:
Earn 2.6 CEUs

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.


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