OSHA Training Institute: Course Listings and Descriptions

#2040Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards Description: This course introduces the student to machinery processes and the related safety standards. The course focuses on the hazards associated with various primary types of machinery and the control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/ tagout). This is a Blended Learning Course. Students must complete a web-based training portion of…

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What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Employers are legally obligated to take reasonable care to assure that their workplaces are safe. Nevertheless, accidents happen. When they do, workers compensation insurance provides coverage. Workers compensation insurance serves two purposes: It assures that injured workers get medical care and compensation for a portion of the income they lose while they are unable to…

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Steps To Reduce Workplace Injuries

Injuries to employees can be devastating for businesses, especially small businesses with fewer employees available to take on new roles when an injured worker is on leave. While workers compensation insurance will help pay medical costs and replace an injured employee’s lost income, your business will have to absorb costs associated with reduced productivity, overtime,…

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IN: Unable To Work Due To On The Job Injuries?

Dear Valued Customer, In this issue of our newsletter we explain how Workers’ Comp insurance serves two purposes: It ensures injured workers get medical care and compensation for a portion of the income they lose while they are unable to return to work and it usually protects employers from lawsuits made by workers injured while…

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