Office & General Safety Courses

The General and Office Safety courses listed below cover a wide variety of safety issues. In addition to assuring that employees complete mandatory training in safety, supervisors should consider remedial actions necessary to address poor safety performance, near miss accidents or post accident follow-up. 

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Incident Investigation

This Online Training course illustrates how a single incident could have multiple causes precluding the common "root cause" idea. The course emphasizes the concept that what we see depends on our viewpoint and past experiences, therefore, it becomes essential to explore all accident causes when conducting an investigation.

  • Gathering information
  • Preparation
  • Interviewibng witnesses
  • Checking records
  • Determining causes
  • Completing the investigation
  • Real-Life Situation 

Bloodborne Pathogens for Law Enforcement

This course discusses the different types of exposures for Law Enforcers who may be faced with encountering situations where they may be exposed to Bloodbourne Pathogens. It explains how to avoid a possible infection and the effective use of Personal Protective Equipment. It also discusses how to modify daily task and practice safe house keeping procedures to reduce the risk of exposure and explains what to do in the event of an exposure. 

Defensive Driving

This training course is designed to help workers safely engage in one of the most surprisingly dangerous activities they face on the job – driving. Motor vehicle accidents are the single largest cause of accidental deaths overall, and they are the leading cause of fatalities on the job in our country. Every driver can benefit from the practical safety techniques taught here — even seasoned motorists who may discover that some of their driving habits are not as harmless as they thought.

  • Analyzing driving attitude
  • Common distractions
  • Drinking and driving
  • Driving under other influences
  • Safety belts and other protective equipment
  • Maintaining safety
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Hazardous conditions
  • Real-Life Situation 

Environmental Awareness Pt1- In door Air Quality

Environmental Awareness Part One covers the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) laws and regulations concerning air and water and how they affect the workplace. 

Ergonomics

Recognize potential ergonomic hazards and learn how to correct them. This course covers ergonomic hazards, workstation design, and the elimination of recognized hazards from your workstation. Examples from real-life situations are presented as learning tools. After completing this course you should be able to evaluate your own workstation and work habits. 

Fire Safety

This course covers the FIU Facility Fire and Other Emergency Evacuation Policy; Building Evacuation Procedures; Information on Fire Extinguishers (types and use); Use of the Evacu-Trac emergency evacuation device and general safety and fire prevention information. 

Golf Cart Safety

This course is required for all FIU employees and contract employees who operate golf carts. The course covers all policy conditions, the safe operation of golf carts, and the responsibilities of the driver. Participants who complete the class are issued a permit to operate golf carts on University premises. Class Length: 2 ½ hours Minimum Class Size: 10 participants. 

HazCom - In Sync with GHS

This course is required for anyone working in any area on campus where chemicals are used or stored. Are you comfortable that you and your co-workers know enough about the chemicals used in your work area? Take this course and learn the essentials. 

HIPPA - Privacy Compliance

This Online Training course will help you comply with HIPAA's Privacy Rule – the first comprehensive federal protection guidelines for the privacy of health information. Your staff will learn the importance of protecting patient privacy and confidentiality under HIPAA's Privacy Rule.

  • What is Protected Health Information
  • Use and disclosure of protected health information
  • Consent and authorization
  • Patient rights
  • Administrative requirements
  • Compliance
  • Developing a HIPAA attitude. 

Job Safety Analysis: Pro-Active Planning

Job Safety Analysis is a way of planning ahead, a way to spot problems before they become accidents. An effective JSA focuses only on those steps that create a hazard to the safety or health of personnel. This program is designed to help you and your employees learn to prepare a Job Safety Analysis. Length 12:00. 

Safety Orientation - On Alert

This course includes general guidelines for workplace safety and worker protection, as well as a special module that addresses safety information on topics for specific workplace settings. This Introduce a new form of training that allows you to choose the new-hire training program that best meets the needs of your facility! Two DVD versions are available; one contains 8 segments and the other contains 15 segments of core compliance training. Choose the version that best fits your needs. 

Slips, Trips & Falls

This Online Training Course focuses on controlling small spills and leaks. It covers the essential procedures all employees should know if a leak should occur on their shift. Topics include:

  • Supervisor notification
  • Securing the area
  • PPE
  • Controlling and containing the spill
  • Cleanup/decontamination 

Construction  Ladder Safety

This course explains in detail that slips, trips and falls can be a major cause of injuries and suggests preventative measures you can take to keep your work site safe. 

Workplace Violence

Homicide is now the second-leading cause of work-related deaths in the United States – number one for women. This important online training course is designed to help supervisors and employees identify the warning signs of workplace violence in order to prevent it from occurring. The course will help teach managers how to implement a Violence Prevention Program and to develop policies and procedures for handling threats and incidents of violence. Produced by Coastal.

  • Understanding workplace violence
  • Sources and forms of violence
  • Causes of violence
  • Warning signs
  • Preventing workplace violence
  • Recognizing and reporting threats
  • Stress management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Personal safety tips
  • Designing a management response
  • Violence Prevention Program
  • Needs assessment
  • Policies and procedures
  • Handling threats and incidents