Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH)

Course Description:

Earn the Certificate in Principles of Safety by successfully completing the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course. Participants gain a solid knowledge of safety practices and terminology, the confidence needed to implement a comprehensive safety, and the ability communicate an effective safety program.

This course is a great introduction for anyone with safety responsibilities and an excellent review course for those with more experience.

POSH is as a four-day course or four one-day courses.

A resource CD is now included with more than 75 valuable reference documents, including: Self Inspection Checklist, Job Safety Analysis Form, Causal Factors Checklist, and a variety of OSHA tools and fact sheets.

Course Includes:

  • Recordkeeping to prevent injuries and illness ­and meet OSHA requirements
  • Safety inspections
  • Incident investigations
  • Industrial hygiene and HazCom standards
  • Communicating safety messages, increasing employee buy-in
  • Anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards to determine an acceptable level of risk
  • Safety teams and safety meetings
  • Ergonomics, including risk factors and corrective actions
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Emergency action plans


  • Safety specialists
  • Production administrators
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Human resources staff
  • Operations personnel

This course meets requirements for the following:

If you're interested in this course, you may also enjoy the following:

Supervisor's Safety Development Program Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Safety Management Techniques (SMT)

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