Instructor: Bonnie Prinse
Credit Hours: 1.00
Approval Number: SRA0178
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Florida CILB Course Approval Number: 0009011
This one hour interactive distance-learning course is designed to emphasize hazard identification, avoidance and control — not standards, in an effort to train workers on safety issues involving safe handling, use and disposal of manual and machine lifting materials. No attempt has been made to treat the topic exhaustively and it is not to be taken as a substitute for any of the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 or for any standards issued by the US Department of Labor.
NUMBER OF CLASSROOM HOURS: One (1) hour
This course contains at least one hour of Workplace safety (WPS)
This one hour of instruction we will discuss the following topics from OSHA Standard: 29 CFR 1926 Subpart H (1926.250 to 1926.252):
- Overview of manual and machine material handling
- Safe lifting practices
- General equipment and machinery
- Safety procedures for rigging equipment
- Common sense storage of materials
- Proper disposal of waste materials
Upon completion of this course, participants will have a general understanding of:
- Efficient handling, storage and disposal of materials using manual and machine lifting (i.e. forklifts, cranes, slings).
- Personal injury prevention when handling, storing or disposing of materials.
- Commonly used types of forklifts and proper operation.
- Safety measures to use when working with rigging equipment slings.
- General storage and disposal procedures for a variety of industry materials.
Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”