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OSHA Training for Healthcare Professional
Emphasis on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response


Overview:

This new two-day OSHA education program is designed specifically for healthcare professionals. The program will cover many of the current OSHA standards with specific application to healthcare, including a special focus on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response. This course will be beneficial to many employees and supervisory staff including nurses, EMS personnel, technicians, administrative staff, laboratory personnel, food service providers, housekeeping staff, engineering staff, and social workers. These professionals may be working in healthcare settings such as, hospitals, long term care, outpatient clinics, home health, hospice, rehabilitation services, among others. Funding for this course is provided by a Department of Labor Susan Harwood Grant.


Course Content:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Hazard Communication
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Electrical, Subpart S
  • Walking and Working Surfaces, Subpart D
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection, Subpart E & L
  • Ergonomics
  • Workplace Violence
  • Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Planning and Response

Course Times

Day 1: 7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Day 2: 7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Please note, there will be no refreshments or lunch served during the course. Sufficient time will be provided for breaks and lunch.

This course is offered free of charge to all participants including all materials. This training and related materials are provided under Susan Harwood Program grant number SH-19502-09-60-F-48 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

For a complete list of OSHA courses offered through the Region VI OSHA Education Center please visit www.uta.edu/ded/osha.

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