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Introduction to Occupational Safety

Take this course if you are newly responsible for company injury and illness prevention programs, a supervisor, or a member of your safety committee. (It's also a great refresher session if you're an experienced safety manager.) Learn the basics in safety management, hazard identification, ergonomics, accident records and emergency preparedness. This course is one of three required courses for the Workplace Safety Certificate, to be completed within a two-year period. The certificate is a designation from the South Dakota Safety Council and South Dakota Department of Labor for administrators of workplace safety and health programs.

Members: $155.00 + tax
NOTE: Members may take all three courses in the Workplace Safety Certificate series for $400.
Nonmembers: $205.00 + tax

Prerequisites: NONE
Who should attend: This full-day course is designed for you if you are: newly responsible for company injury and illness prevention programs, a supervisor, or a member of your company's safety committee. It's also a great refresher session for you if you're an experienced safety manager.

Covering Critical Topics:
  • Safety Management
    • Communication
    • Safety Committees
  • Hazard Identification
    • Training
    • Inspections Overview
    • Right-to-Know Overview
  • Ergonomics
    • Problem Identification
    • Practical Approaches
  • Accident Records
    • OSHA 300 Forms
    • Accident Investigation Overview
  • Emergency Preparedness
    • Written Plans
    • Catastrophe Overview


Cancellation & Substitution Policy: Pre-registration and payment at the time of registration are required. Cancellations received prior to 3 business days of the event will receive a full refund or issued credit towards an upcoming class to be used within 90 days. Cancellations received less than 3 business days of the event date will receive a credit for the entire fee to be used within 90 days. If not used, this credit will be forfeited. This policy will be enforced without exception. No refunds will be made on uncancelled registrations or no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time. We reserve the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, or other circumstances which would make the event nonviable. If we cancel an event, registrants will be given a full refund.
Length: One day

Jan 25, 2022
INTD-1376
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: South Dakota Safety Council
This training will be in person at the South Dakota Safety Council and will use Meeting Owl for optional virtual participation.
To register, call 605-361-7785 or email moira@southdakotasafetycouncil.org



Contact the South Dakota Safety Council at sdsc@southdakotasafetycouncil.org
or phone 605-361-7785 or 1-800-952-5539.