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Guidelines

Training that may be required for CSB/SJU Employees. (NOT AN ALL LIST) Each topic has a description of how to determine if an employee needs training on that subject. This guide is subject to change based on regulation, but should assist departments in identifying most individuals requiring training.  The guide will be updated to reflect changes in regulatory requirements.

Contact EHS at CSB 363-5277 or at SJU 363-3267, or by email.


Training Topics

 

 


General Safety (Injury and Illness Prevention)

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

All employees must be provided general and specific training on hazards in their workplace.  Supervisors have certain responsibilities for the health and safety of the employees that they supervise.  Supervisors should  apprise themselves with information and training requirements and deliver worksite specific safety component necessary to prevent Injury and Illness on the job.

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Health and safety requirements and the components of the IIPP.
  • How this applies to your workplace.
  • Services and resources available.
  • Procedure for reporting injuries and near misses.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

In addition to program specific Videos, the following videos also serve as general safety Orientation/awareness tool.

  • 15 Safety Shorts (Custodial/Maintenance)
  • Close Calls: The Wake up call
  • No Injury, No accident
  • New Employee Orientation Package. Self sturdy manual

Upon Request, depending on safety component requested.

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Emergency Preparedness

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

All employees.

Recognize proper authorities, understand response procedures and information avenue.

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Emergency and evacuation procedures, exits, and assembly points.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

 

  • Emergency Preparedness Brochures (from Security/life Safety Services)
  • Department specific information
  • Campus Emergency Plans on shared website

 

  • Emergency Preparedness & Response Drills.

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Fire Safety

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

All employees.

Are employees expected to use a fire extinguisher if a fire starts? Do employees use heat/spark generating appliances or work in areas were flammable materials elevate the risk of fire?
 

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.  Fire extinguisher training should occur annually for areas with elevated fire risk e.g labs, shops, food services and custodial services

  • Emergency and evacuation procedures.
  • Good housekeeping practices (e.g., extension cords, storage, etc.).
  • Principles of fire extinguisher use and incipient stage fire fighting hazards.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Get Out and Stay Alive
    (For students)
  • Ready to Respond
    (For Administrator)

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Fire Safety Brochures (Security)
  • Fire Safety Programs
  • Fire Extinguisher Training upon request.
  • Fire Drills.

 

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Ergonomics

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees work at seated desk jobs for extended periods? Do they work at jobs that require using one set of muscles, repeating the same task, or using forceful movements in awkward posture (e.g., extensive typing, vibrating or single hand tools)?

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced or injury has occurred in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Causes of physical problems.
  • Proper equipment set-up and use.
  • Stress management.
  • Recommended exercises for comfort and injury prevention.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Ergonomic Awareness
  • Workstation Adjustment
  • Computer usage

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Safety Programs

 

 

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Lifting

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees lift/push/pull heavy objects such as boxes, carts, furniture, etc.?

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Practical steps to prevent back injury.
  • Back anatomy.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Lifting
  • Back Exercises

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Safety Program

 

  • Back Injury Prevention Training.

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Respirators

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Are employees exposed to levels of hazardous materials (dust, fumes, mists, vapors, gases) that cannot be reduced with engineering controls and require the use of a respirator? Do they need emergency protection against occasional and/or relatively brief exposure?

When first hired and annually thereafter.

  • Respirator selection, use and maintenance.
  • Employees must receive medical clearance to use a respirator.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Respirator Fit , Use and Care
  • Personal Protective Equipment Management System

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Safety Program

 

Upon Request, Respiratory Protection Training.

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Lockout/ Tagout Procedures

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees maintain, service, or operate electrical or mechanical equipment that could cause severe injury with uncontrolled energy release?  To they apply tags and/or locks to control electrical or non-electrical energy sources while performing their job functions?

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Safe application, usage, and removal of energy controls.
  • Administrative procedures for lockout/tagout.

 

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

 

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • CSB/SJU  Lockout/Tagout policy and procedure.

Upon Request, Lockout/Tagout Training.

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Bloodborne Pathogen Training

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Could workers be “reasonably anticipated” to come into bodily contact with human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing their job?

Required annually of classified employees.

  • Safe handling of biohazards agents. 
  • Guidelines for biohazards waste.
  • Universal Precaution.
  • Infectious disease and modes of transmission.
  • Epidemiological and symptoms of bloodborne disease.
  • CSB|OSB Exposure Control Plan
  • Post-exposure follow-up.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Bloodborne Pathogen – CLMI 15:12min
  • Bloodborne Pathogen refresher– Valley Video Inc.  6:10min
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Program – Onsite learning 25min
  • Controlling Your Risk, HIV in the Research Laboratory 28min
  • Bloodborne Pathogens A healthcare refresher-Coastal 11mins

Interactive Computer Based Program

Safety Program:

  • College of Saint Benedict,  Bloodborne Exposure Control Plan.
  • Order of Saint Benedict Bloodborne Exposure Control Plan
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training.

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Electrical Safety

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees face a risk of electric shock that is not reduced to a safe level by electrical installation requirements?  Do employees perform maintains or installation work on equipment that operates at or above 600 volts AC or 150 volts DC?

When first hired, when a new hazard is introduced in the workplace, and when there is a change in job assignment.

  • Basic electrical safety.
  • Lockout/tagout.
  • Emergency response.
  • Inspection of electrical equipment.
  • Hazards of working with high voltage.
  • Safe operation procedures.
  • Designs and construction considerations.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

 

 

Upon Request, Electrical Safety Training.

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Noise Protection

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees experience high noise levels, equal to or exceeding an 8 hour time-weighted average exposure of 85 dBA (is a raised voice necessary for normal conversation)?  Are employees concerned about a noisy environment or hearing loss?

When first hired and annually thereafter.

  • Chronic dangers of noise and precautions that can be taken to prevent hearing loss.
  • Proper selection, fit, and handling of hearing protectors.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

 
  • Safety Program: Hearing Conservation

Upon Request.

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Asbestos

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Are Employees engaged in asbestos work?  Are employees disturbing asbestos-containing material to the extent where they may reasonably be expected to be exposed to asbestos fibers at or above the action level?

Prior to or at initial assignment and annually thereafter.

  • Asbestos awareness.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Asbestos Awareness –
    Summit Training Sources Inc: 10:10min

Interactive Computer Based Program

 

 

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Confined Space

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Are employees required to enter areas that have limited or restricted means of entry/exit and that are not designed for continuous employee occupancy?

Before employee is assigned to duties, when there is a change in permit space operation.

  • What is considered a confined space.
  • When a permit is required.
  • Monitoring.
  • Safe work procedures.
  • Emergency and rescue procedures.
  • Contractors.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Confined Space Hazards – Valley Video Inc. 6:20min

Interactive Computer Based Program

 

Upon Request, Confined Space Training.

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Forklift Safety

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees operate powered industrial trucks or industrial tow tractors?

When first hired and every three years thereafter or when operator error is observed or new equipment is introduced.

  • Safe use.
  • Vehicle safety check.
  • Driving test.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • “Fork- Lift Truck Operation
    Genie Aerial Work Platform safety – 11:38

Interactive Computer Based Program

 

Upon Request, Forklift Safety Training.

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Ladder Safety

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees use portable or fixed ladders?

When first hired. Every two years thereafter

  • Use and maintenance.
  • Common ladder types.
  • Procedures for safe mounting and working on ladders safely, including load limits and proper positioning or portable ladders.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • 15 Safety Shorts—
    Video Communication

Interactive Computer Based Program

 

Upon Request, Ladder Safety Training.

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Hazard Communication (The Right-To -Know)

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees routinely handle hazardous chemicals or harmful physical agents at work, or have potential exposure to hazardous material while performing their work?

When first hired and Required annual refresher.

  • Hazardous Material Identification System (HMIS).
  • Labeling of Containers.
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  • Preventing Chemical exposure.
  • Chemical Transport and storage.
  • Personal Protective.
  • Heat, Noise and non-/ionizing radiation.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Hazard Communication CLMI 12:34min
  • Right to Know – Valley Video Inc.  6:00min
  • M.S.D.S – Valley Video Inc.  6:00min
  • Heat Stress – Valley Video Inc.  6:35min
  • Hypothermia – Valley Video Inc.  6:55min
  • Right-To-Know Refresher – Onsite learning
  • Gas Cylinders – Valley Video Inc.  6:50min

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Safety Program: College of Saint Benedict|Saint John's University - Hazard Communication Program (The Right-To-Know)
  • Right-to-Know Training.

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Laboratory Standard

Activities that Require Training

Training Frequency

Training Topics

Do employees order and handle hazardous/regulated chemicals, toxic gases or harmful physical agents at work, or have potential exposure to hazardous material while performing their work?

When first hired and Required annual refresher thereafter.

  • Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  • Lab Hood Safety.
  • Hazardous Material Identification System (HMIS).
  • Labeling of Containers.
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  • Preventing Chemical exposure.
  • Chemical Transport and storage.
  • Personal Protective.
  • Spill response and Emergency preparedness.

Training Resources:

Video

Written Material

Seminars

  • Practicing Safe Science – HHMI  29:10min
  • Chemical Hazards – HHMI  10min
  • Assessing Risks of Toxic Chemicals – HHMI  11:12min
  • X-ray Diffraction Hazards – HHMI  9:27min
  • Centrifugation Hazards – HHMI  9min
  • Chemical Storage Hazards – HHMI  11min
  • Glassware Washing Hazards – HHMI  10min
  • Emergency Response – HHMI  12min
  • Lab Safety, Under the Hood - Coastal 18mins

Interactive Computer Based Program

  • Safety Program: College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, Laboratory specific Chemical Hygiene Plan
  • Chemical Hygiene Plan Training.

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