New Hire Safety Orientation

This training overviews our workplace safety program

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About this course

This training makes the integration of workplace safety programs seamless for organisations, enabling companies to deploy learning material to new hires efficiently and effectively. The multi-part course educates learners on how to manage in emergencies, hazard communication and other forms of safety training. EdApp's segmentation of content into short, bite-sized. modules will ensure an engaging and informative learning experience for your employees, making for a modern and superior workplace safety training strategy.

What you'll learn with "New Hire Safety Orientation" course

  • Safety Introduction and Information
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Hazard Communication
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Safe Lifting Techniques
  • Electrical Safety
  • Hearing Conversation
  • Ladder Safety
  • Safe Driving

"New Hire Safety Orientation" Content

  • Course Overview

    Lesson Excerpts

    • For over 20 years Risk Management Inc. has been a leader in helping organizations reduce the cost of workers' compensation. We founded the Certified Workers' Compensation Professional Program in 1999. Over 200 Self-Insured Employers, Insurers and TPA's have participated in the program. in 2000 we launched the P4 process and our Work Comp Playbook for Employers has sold over 2,500 copies.

      For over 20 years Risk Management Inc. has been a leader in helping organizations reduce the cost of workers' compensation. We founded the Certified Workers' Compensation Professional Program in 1999. Over 200 Self-Insured Employers, Insurers and TPA's have participated in the program. in 2000 we launched the P4 process and our Work Comp Playbook for Employers has sold over 2,500 copies.
  • Safety Introduction

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Near misses lead to future injuries

      Near misses lead to future injuries
    • Whose responsibility is safety?

    • Near misses lead to future injuries. The injury analysis form should always be filled in to prevent future injuries.

  • Safety Information

    Lesson Excerpts

    • This statement is true. Safety signs and tags are a means of preventing workplace accidents and injury.

      This statement is true. Safety signs and tags are a means of preventing workplace accidents and injury.
    • Where to get safety information

  • Emergency Action Plan

    Lesson Excerpts

    • IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE Alert others at risk Notify a manager Activate the alarm system Turn off involved equipment Evacuate

      IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE Alert others at risk Notify a manager Activate the alarm system Turn off involved equipment Evacuate
    • If you discover a fire, your first action should be:

    • What should you do in an emergency situation?

  • Fire Extinguishers

    Lesson Excerpts

    • To extinguish a fire use the PASS Method

      To extinguish a fire use the PASS Method
    • "P" stands for

    • It is important to know the proper fire extinguisher so that...

  • Hazard Communication

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contain information broken down into 16 different categories. This sheet tells you everything you need to know about a specific chemical, including: The health hazards associated with the chemical How flammable the product is, and at what temperature it may ignite The reactivity of the chemical with water or other agents and how likely it is to explode What personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed to work with the chemical

    • How many million workers are potentially exposed to one or more chemical hazards?

    • Match the description to the correct pictogram

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Lesson Excerpts

    • PPE Video

    • PPE should be inspected...

    • PPE Best Practices

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Safety glasses—Incidents with minimal exposure potential (e.g. a laceration with minimal bleeding) Face Shield—Incidents with a potential of bodily fluid becoming airborne (e.g. a laceration with spurting, arterial bleeding) Disposable liquid-proof gloves—All incidents

    • All responders have a right to Hepatitis B vaccinations

    • Exposure control plan measures

  • Lockout Tagout

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Authorized Employees

      Authorized Employees
    • When multiple employees are working on a project it is OK to use one lock.

    • An employee who is allowed to lock and tag equipment is called an:

  • Safe Lifting Techniques

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Follow these four steps:

      Follow these four steps:
    • Back pain is the top reasons employees miss work.

    • Back injuries account for what #% of all lost time claims?

  • Electrical Safety

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Steps to De-energize Parts

      Steps to De-energize Parts
    • Live parts which are above 50 volts, need to be de-energized before you work on or near them.

    • General housekeeping duties cannot be performed around energized parts unless:

  • Hearing Conservation

    Lesson Excerpts

    • The leading cause of hearing loss is prolonged exposure to loud noise!

      The leading cause of hearing loss is prolonged exposure to loud noise!
    • Noise-induced hearing loss is:

    • Hearing protection must be worn:

  • Ladder Safety

    Lesson Excerpts

    • A ladder with a 20-foot high top support should be 5 feet away from the base you are climbing.

    • Points of Contact

      Points of Contact
    • Extension ladders should have the following minimum overlap between sections:

  • Safe Driving

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Driving Records Your driving record has a big impact on whether you can drive a company vehicle.

      Driving Records Your driving record has a big impact on whether you can drive a company vehicle.
    • Defensive driving requires you to be aware of errors made by drivers around you, and consequently adjust your driving to avoid accidents.

      Defensive driving requires you to be aware of errors made by drivers around you, and consequently adjust your driving to avoid accidents.
    • If you text and drive, you are # times more likely than a drunk driver to get into an accident.

  • Conclusion

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Conclusion

    • Safety is the responsibility of:

"New Hire Safety Orientation" Author

Risk Management Inc.

For over 20 years Risk Management Inc. has been a leader in helping organizations reduce the cost of workers' compensation. They founded the Certified Workers' Compensation Professional Program in 1999. Over 200 Self-Insured Employers, Insurers and TPA's have participated in the program.

Selected Review

"Safety training for new hires can often be difficult due to the amount of information that needs to be transferred in the onboarding process. EdApp made it so easy to segment our material into various modules, as well as making it engaging for our learners with gamification and multimedia features."

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