The OSHA Awareness class consists of two videos dealing with six key topics important to the safety of workers. These are:
- Walking & Working Surfaces and Exit Routes
- Electrical & Fire Protection
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Hazard Communications and Emergency Plans
- Materials Handling, and
- Machine Guarding
The video begins with in introduction to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and its purpose to protect American workers. Under the OSH Act, employees have rights and employers have responsibilities to provide a safe working environment.
The videos break down the different categories so employees know what the hazards may be and things they can watch out for. It also provides recommended solutions to guard against some of the more common hazards. Exit routes, for example, must not be obstructed or locked and should be properly marked.
The videos cover key workplace hazards and provides employees with things they can watch out for to protect themselves from being accident victims.