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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: $125.00 + tax
NOTE: Members may take all three courses in the Workplace Safety Certificate series for $300.
Nonmembers: $199.00 + 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
    • AWAIR
    • 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
Length: One day


Already offered this term; next scheduled offering to be announced.


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