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This seminar is offered onsite only. The descriptions and outlines specified below are examples of the topics covered in this seminar. Actual seminar content will depend on your organization's needs. Of course, we customize the seminar's content to meet the specific needs of your organization.
Cal/OSHA Compliance: A Step-By-Step Guide To The SB 198 Injury & Illness Prevention Requirements
A Two-Day Seminar
Meeting Code: KXO2
The leading cause of Cal/OSHA citations
is failure to comply with the SB 198 Injury and Illness Prevention Program
a standard thats widely considered one of the most unique
and complicated Cal/OSHA requirements on the books today. Its also
one of the most misunderstood.
According to California law, you must establish, implement
and maintain a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The repercussions
of doing this incorrectly (or not at all) are probably much greater than
Unless your companys in complete compliance with
SB 198, youre not only risking Cal/OSHA fines and citations
youre risking higher Workers Comp costs, increased insurance
rates and most importantly, employee safety.You can start reducing those
risks right now by signing up for this SB 198 training course.
Attend, and whether you want to learn how to develop an
Injury and Illness Prevention Program from the ground up or simply double-check
your current compliance methods, youll benefit from this workshop.
You Will Benefit ...
Cal/OSHA inspectors are required to review the SB 198
Injury and Illness Prevention Program and associated records during
- 1 out of 3 workers hurt on the job have been employed
at that company less than a year.
- 70 percent of Cal/OSHA inspections are triggered by
- California businesses have to comply with more than
3,000 pages of additional regulations.
- Disabling workplace injuries have decreased since the
SB 198 standard went into effect.
- On average, 18 fatal workplace accidents occur each
- 60 percent of all fall-related injuries occur from
heights under 10 feet.
You Will Cover ...
Gain New Insight Into SB 198 Requirements
- The 7 elements every Injury and Illness Prevention
Program must cover
- Components you need to include in your written plan
- Ensuring your companys SB 198 program is manageable
- Specifics a Cal/OSHA inspector will look for in your
Take Proactive Safety Measures
- Setting safety goals and objectives that tie into Cal/OSHA
- How to get workers to come to you with their safety
concerns before they call Cal/OSHA
- Realistic self-assessment techniques and how
to evaluate your results
- Safety practices you can use to avoid accidents and
Maintain Critical Recordkeeping & Documentation
- Complying with injury and illness recordkeeping requirements
- Determining if an incident is recordable
- Retention and maintenance of Cal/OSHA records
- How to calculate your OSHA incident rate and your companys
lost workday injury rate
- What specific documentation techniques you should be
using in your Cal/OSHA files
Identify & Control Potential Workplace Hazards
- How to develop a hazard control system that meets Cal/OSHA
- Convincing employees to take potential hazards as seriously
as you do
- Reducing your companys legal liability
Train Employees To Stay In Compliance
- Making safety meetings meaningful to employees
- 2 training techniques you can use with workers who
donít read English
- Practical ways to comply with SB 198 training requirements
- How to get management buy-in on new safety practices
Improve Handling Of Accident & Injury Investigations
- The first action you should take when you arrive on
- Questions you need to ask the employees involved ó
and what to do if their answers donít match
- How to correctly interpret and apply the information
Should Attend ...
For OSHA managers & supervisors ... anyone who wants to
comply more successfully with the OSHA standards specifically inthe state
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