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10 Safety Certification Courses

We've gathered a list of safety certification courses to help your team prevent health or safety risks while doing their jobs. Make sure that your workers are trained to have the knowledge and skills about various safety measures so that they can avoid unsafe practices. 

Safety Certification Courses
Last published: 19th July 2022
EdApp Safety Certification Course - Safety in the Workplace

Safety Certification Course #1 - Safety in the Workplace

It’s your responsibility as a manager or employer to give a safe working environment to everyone involved in your business, especially if you work in high-risk industries. You can do your part in preventing accidents and complying with workplace safety standards with the help of EdApp’s free and interactive Safety in the Workplace safety certification course.

The course covers an overview of general workplace upkeep, as well as a variety of safety topics your workers can encounter while working, such as slips, trips, and falls. Also, it discusses the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the benefits it brings like noise control and eye protection. Lastly, it highlights the importance of safe lifting practices to avoid bodily injuries.

You can quickly edit and add personalized content to the lessons in this course with EdApp’s user-friendly content creation tool and template library. At least like this, you don’t have to start creating training materials from scratch. You have a foundation that you can work with and build on top of thanks to this course. The EdApp support team is also available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week to help you get started with the elearning authoring software.  

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 4 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Introduction and overview of safety, slips, trips, and falls, personal protective equipment (PPE), safe lifting

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Fire Safety

Safety Certification Course #2 - Fire Safety

Fire Safety by EdApp is a safety certification course that looks to give your workers an introduction to the key concepts of fire safety training. This four-lesson course explores the Fire Triangle, which identifies several factors and elements that can start a fire. Additionally, it teaches workers RACE, a fire response procedure, and fire safety and evacuation plans for small businesses.

Similarly, it covers risk assessment mitigation strategies to help minimize the risk of fires and accidents from happening on construction sites. The course ends with a lesson on the proper use of fire extinguishers and gives tips on how to deal with different types of small fires. 

This course is presented in two formats that help with information retention: microlearning and gamification. With microlearning, lessons are made to be short yet impactful. While gamification transforms mundane training into engaging and interactive courses. By combining the two instructional formats, you can motivate your teams to get their training done quickly without losing their attention.  

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 4 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: The fire triangle, workplace fire safety, construction site fire safety, fire extinguishers

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Forklift Operation Safety

Safety Certification Course #3 - Forklift Operation Safety

EdApp’s Forklift Operation Safety program gives warehouse workers and forklift operators the foundational knowledge and skills they need to operate forklifts safely. This safety certification course introduces pre-operation steps like visual checks, operational checks, hazard awareness, cleanliness, and maintenance.

It also covers the proper way to mount, dismount, start, and stop a forklift safely, as well as things to remember when driving, turning, and reversing. Your workers will also learn what to do in case of tip-overs. To end the course, workers will go over the methods and procedures used to handle loads safely.  

EdApp isn’t limited to being an online mobile training guide for your teams. With Practical Assessments, you can assess your team members’ forklift operating skills and track their progress – no spreadsheets required. These are automatically tracked in the admin portal along with your other EdApp training analytics, so you can monitor your team member’s progress all in one place.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 3 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Pre-operation, traveling & maneuvering, load handling

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Conveyor Safety

Safety Certification Course #4 - Conveyor Safety

In the manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and transportation industries, conveyor belts are often used. These can be dangerous if not handled properly, causing severe injuries like lacerations and broken bones, or worse, fatalities.

This Conveyor Safety course was created to ensure the safety of your teams when they are working with conveyors. In just five lessons, your team members will learn about conveyor basics, common risks and hazards, conveyor ergonomics, and several safeguarding conveyor methods. Also, your workers will discover how different types of conveyors, such as powered and gravity conveyors, have different concerns and uses. 

If you want to have on-site group training together with this online course for conveyor safety and operations, you can automatically track in-person attendance with EdApp’s Group Training feature. Skip the attendance sheet and track who’s completed their in-person and online training all in one place. Don’t settle for only one type of training when you can have training software that helps you get the job done both virtually and physically.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 5 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Conveyor basics, safeguarding conveyors, powered conveyors, gravity and other conveyors, conveyor ergonomics

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Automation Safety

Safety Certification Course #5 - Automation Safety

Many manufacturing facilities use automated robots and machines to complete a large portion of the assembly work. This Automation Safety course developed by EdApp looks to provide your teams with the knowledge and skills needed to operate this type of equipment safely and without accident.

This mobile course opens with the introduction of industrial and collaborative robots and their work envelopes. In the same lesson, workers will receive an overview of the hazards and accidents they might encounter while on-site. Following this, they’ll learn about the three types of risk control and various safeguarding methods for robotic systems that they can apply to help keep themselves and others safe. Routine safety checks are also highlighted to be important and to be performed on a daily basis. 

This course takes a mobile-first approach. Workers can access their training from the convenience of their smartphones, allowing training to be done anytime and anywhere. But if you prefer to have your workers do their training on a computer, that option is still available thanks to EdApp’s new and improved desktop experience.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 4 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Hazards, risk control & safeguarding, routine safety check, resources

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Driver Safety

Safety Certification Course #6 - Driver Safety

You don’t have to look very far for logistics safety certification courses as EdApp also provides a Driver Safety course. It provides up-to-date training materials that include fundamental driver safety precautions and a 10-step program to help reduce crash risk and maintain a high level of road safety. Vehicle maintenance is also touched upon so that your workers can cover all their bases when it comes to driver safety. 

Additionally, the course includes examples of dangerous driving practices and the consequences that can come from this irresponsible behavior. This course can be used both as an introductory course for onboarding new drivers or as a refresher course for your more experienced drivers. 

Like the other EdApp courses on this list, you can find this course in the editable elearning course library. The library is always adding new courses thanks to a team of in-house instructional designers that work together with leading industry partners and experts. Following EdApp’s mission to democratize learning, world-class content on this platform is free and can even be free forever if you want it to be.    

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 4 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Driver safety, risky driving, safe driving practices, vehicle maintenance

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Waste Management Safety

Safety Certification Course #7 - Waste Management Safety

In certain industries, like construction, waste management is important in keeping us safe and sustainable. In Waste Management Safety by EdApp, general safe waste management practices are covered. This training program starts with the importance of budgeting and material estimation to prevent unnecessary waste.

This course also instructs workers on how to minimize waste by recycling and reusing and the benefits these two actions bring. Additionally, your teams can also minimize waste by protecting materials from water damage caused by storms. The course offers recommendations for managing spills and disposing of waste properly, particularly when it comes to hazardous materials. 

With EdApp, you can repeat key concepts that your learners forgot with spaced repetition. Brain Boost, EdApp’s spaced repetition tool, lets you unlock your team’s full learning potential by repeating lessons they have trouble understanding. By repeating lessons or concepts at set intervals, your workers will eventually demonstrate that the material they’ve learned has been locked into their long-term memory. 

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 5 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Estimating need & purchasing materials, recycling & reuse, storm-safe protection, disposal, spills management

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Pallets, Racks, and Stacking Safety

Safety Certification Course #8 - Pallets, Racks, and Stacking Safety

The Pallets, Racks, and Stacking Safety course is made to teach warehouse workers how to stack efficiently using warehouse stackers and handle pallets safely. Pallet safety guidelines are included in the first lesson of this course. Here, workers will learn how to look for signs of damage, as well as what can be done to preserve the integrity of racks. 

Workers will also be given the necessary skills to do internal pallet jack inspections and the knowledge needed to know pallet load limits. Similarly, they will learn how to stack pallets safely and the risks involved. Lastly, they will be taught what to do with empty pallets and how it's not a one-person job. 

You can promote teamwork and collaboration within your teams with EdApp’s Discussion feature. Your team implements their knowledge every day. Uplift their ideas and practical tips with this forum-style feature, where learners can easily share knowledge and feedback with you and their teams through text, image, and video.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 5 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Pallet safety guidelines, internal inspections, pallet load limits, stacking materials, empty pallets

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Laser Cutting Safety

Safety Certification Course #9 - Laser Cutting Safety

In manufacturing, laser cutting safety is becoming increasingly important. EdApp’s Laser Cutting Safety course is made up of six lessons, with the last lesson just containing a list of resources. The course starts off with an introduction to laser cutting and how it has grown in popularity with its uses. Additionally, they will discover the different types of laser cutting machines, the differences between cutting and engraving, and the common materials used in these processes. 

Further elaborated with lessons dedicated to their topics, your workers will know more about laser light hazards, fire hazards, air contaminants, and PPE. Each lesson goes into the dangers associated with these hazards and gives tips on what your workers can do to better protect themselves against them.

If you have workers that fail to complete their training, you can remind them with EdApp’s push notifications. Stop chasing learners to complete their training. Simply select an individual or a group of workers to send a push notification in one easy click and watch as more training courses get completed.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 6 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Laser cutting introduction, laser light hazards, fire hazards, air contaminants, personal protective equipment & review, resources

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EdApp Safety Certification Course - Electrical Safety

Safety Certification Course #10 - Electrical Safety

The last safety certification course on this list is Electrical Safety by EdApp. This course was developed to help aspiring electrical technicians in building practical knowledge and abilities in electrical safety procedures. 

In just three lessons, workers will learn how to use insulated protective equipment and give first aid for burns and electrical shocks caused by arc flashes. The course also covers working with energized equipment, recognizing risks, and grounding electricity in great detail. The final section focuses on the common risks to be aware of when working with electricity. These dangers include exposed electrical parts, faulty wiring, damaged tools and equipment, overhead power lines, and overloaded circuits. 

EdApp also has a built-in quiz maker, Rapid Refresh, that lets you check your team’s knowledge and reinforce key concepts. Rapid Refresh delivers questions to learners after any learning intervention – from end-of-month meetings to an update email. 

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: 3 lessons, 5-10 minutes per lesson
  • Scope: Energized work, spotting hazards, first aid & electrical accidents

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Prepare your workers for their tasks by enrolling them in safety certification courses

Working in high-risk industries like healthcare, manufacturing, and construction means that you have a responsibility to protect and shield your workers from unnecessary dangers. However, that doesn’t mean that they won’t run into any job-related risks. You have to help keep your workers safe by providing them with a well-maintained environment and comprehensive safety training courses. You can take this even further by enrolling them in safety certification courses so that they can upskill and grow in their chosen careers. Learning and training shouldn’t stop at the onboarding phase – in fact, both should continue well into their roles to further ensure safety and productivity.

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