Emergency Medical Concepts - Safety Courses
Emergency Medical Concepts -
 
                      Safety Courses
 
Emergency Medical Concepts offers  safety courses through First Safety Institute (FSI), specialized safety courses to complement your emergency care training needs. Designed with OSHA standards in mind, FSI provides programs that can be used as stand-alone courses or as part of a comprehensive compliance program to meet safety requirements.

FSI programs are offered through onsite training,  classroom training and blended learning formats which are extremely convnient for working individuals.

Each First Safety Institute program provides a fundamental understanding of each topic and features professionally produced Instructor and student materials that engage, educate, and enable retention:
  • Rapid format for thorough coverage while keeping off-the-job time to a minimum
  • Tear-out wallet reference card included in each student pack
  • Online Instructor access to tool kits and support materials
  • Full-color Student Guide
  • Spanish and closed-captioned program versions available
 
 
 
Electrical Safety
How electricity works; electrical hazards; electrical safety
  • This training course reviews how electricity works, how to identify electrical hazards at work, and safe work practices.
 
 
Exit Routes, Emergency Planning, and Fire Protection
Exit requirements; planning ahead; fire protection
  • This program assists employees with a general awareness of the emergency safety features in the workplace and how to respond during emergency situations, including the importance of having, and understanding, an organization’s Emergency Action Plan and Fire Prevention Plan.
 
 
Hearing Protection
The nature of sound; hazardous noise; hearing protection use
  • This program trains workers to identify and reduce the effects of noise in the workplace. Course reviews the effects of hazardous noise on an employee’s hearing and how to identify sources of hazardous noise. Also included are the purpose of audiometric testing and an employer’s obligation to explain the test results to employees.
 
Lockout/Tagout
Hazardous energy; devices and procedures; securing equipment
  • This program provides employees with a general awareness of hazardous energy and how to control it. Lockout/Tagout refers to the specific practices and procedures that protect employees from the unexpected start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.
 
 
Portable Fire Extinguishers
Extinguisher basics and use; P.A.S.S.; maintenance & testing
  • Designed to train individuals in the use of portable fire extinguishers in the workplace. These easy-to-use devices could make the difference between a small emergency and a major catastrophe. The course reviews how to determine when or if an extinguisher is appropriate and explains the Fire Triangle, P.A.S.S. Technique, fire classifications, and types of extinguishers
 
 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Workplace hazards; using PPE; wear and care of PPE
  • When work practice and engineering controls are not enough to ensure a safe environment, a hazard assessment is performed to determine what personal protective equipment is required to protect a worker’s health and safety. This course presents a thorough understanding of workplace PPE practices including assessment as well as selection, use, and care of the equipment.
 
 
Respiratory Protection
Respirator types and usage; user seal check; fit testing
  • This course provides a thorough understanding of respirator use in the workplace, reviewing workplace breathing hazards as well as the correct care, inspection, and usage of different types of respirators.
 
 
Lift Truck Operator Training
The Lift Truck Operator Training is a comprehensive one-day course designed for both new and experienced lift truck operators. For experienced operators, this course helps fine-tune your operating skills and refresh your understanding of safe operating procedures. Relatively new operators benefit both from the material presented in the class and the experiences of fellow operators in the class with you.
Utilizing the highly acclaimed "Coaching" method of non-lecture teaching, this information-packed classroom course encourages participants to observe, analyze and discuss recommended safety practices. Complete with valuable OSHA reminder points, the modules covered in this course include:
  • Pre-start Safety Inspection
  • Design Considerations
  • Picking Up the Load
  • Moving the Truck
  • Setting Down the Load
Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive both a full-sized and wallet-sized certificate of completion indicating that they have received formal instruction in Lift truck Operation.