Healthcare

OSH specific to the healthcare industry are essential skills to the success of organizations

20-hour Healthcare: Administration Safety

Healthcare administration, also often called health administration and medical administration, involves making both daily and long-term decisions that reflect the healthcare system’s business strategies. Administrators also evaluate doctors and other hospital employees, as well as create and maintain policies and help develop procedures for medical treatments.

This program takes a closer look at several important administration-related topics, including introduction to OSHA, recordkeeping basics, bloodborne pathogens in healthcare, preventing ergonomic injuries in healthcare, and workplace stress and violence. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

15-hour Healthcare: Laboratory Safety

Laboratory workers are exposed to numerous potential hazards, including chemical, biological, physical and radioactive hazards, as well as musculoskeletal stresses. This program provides training on a variety of safety topics related to workplace hazards in a medical or dental laboratory setting.

In addition to OSHA’s required general industry topics (6 hours), this program also includes 9 hours of laboratory-specific training. This program takes a closer look at these important topics, including latex allergy, bloodborne pathogens in the healthcare setting, biological hazards, and slip, trip, and fall prevention for healthcare workers. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

15-hour Healthcare: Hospital Safety Specialist

Hospitals are an essential component within the more extensive healthcare system. Although hospitals are designed to help the sick and injured, employees face various hazards when working in a hospital. This Hospital Safety Specialist program has been carefully designed to focus on the most common and significant dangers faced within a hospital.

This program is intended for current or potential hospital staff with safety and health responsibilities. Completing this program will help students learn what dangers exist within the hospital and the various ways to eliminate or reduce employee exposure to the hazards.

10-hour Healthcare: Sonography Safety

A diagnostic medical sonographer, also known simply as a sonographer, uses imaging equipment and soundwaves to form images of many parts of the body, known as ultrasounds. They are trained to acquire and analyze these sonographic images. As sonographers work with ultrasound equipment they may be at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

This program takes a closer look at several important sonography-related topics, including sonography safety, bloodborne pathogens in the healthcare setting, preventing ergonomic injuries in healthcare, slip, trip, and fall prevention for healthcare workers, and workplace stress and violence. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

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10-hour Healthcare: Physical Therapy Safety

Many doctors refer patients with physical issues from athletic injuries to neurological traumas to physical therapists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 21.9 percent employment growth for physical therapists between 2018 and 2028. In that period, an estimated 54,200 jobs should open up.

This program takes a closer look at several important topics to physical therapists, including how to prevent ergonomic injuries, bloodborne pathogens in the healthcare setting, slip, trip, and fall prevention for healthcare workers, and workplace hazards in healthcare. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

10-hour Healthcare: Emergency Department Safety

Emergency departments are high-risk environments due to the urgency of care needs and complexity of communication.

This program takes a closer look at several important topics to those who work in an emergency room, including how to prevent latex allergies, bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, slip, trip, and fall prevention for healthcare workers, and workplace hazards and violence in healthcare. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

10-hour Healthcare: Hospital ICU Safety

The intensive care unit (ICU) is one of the most complex environments in a healthcare facility. ICU workers must manage the challenging task of maintaining a high-tech environment while also ensuring ICU staff receives training on the high-tech equipment.

This program takes a closer look at several important to those who work in an ICU facility, including how to prevent latex allergies, bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, biological hazards in healthcare, as well as fire and electrical safety in healthcare. This program helps employers meet OSHA training requirements for their staff.

10-hour Healthcare: Pharmacy Safety

interacting with different kinds of chemicals puts pharmacists at risk, but there are measures that can be put in place to ensure their safety.

This program provides critical training on several important topics for those who work in a pharmacy setting, including how to prevent latex allergies, bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, and hazard communication.

10-hour Healthcare: Central Supply Safety

As a central supply technician, or central sterile supply technician, your main responsibilities are to sterilize medical equipment and instruments and prepare the supplies for use in procedures and surgeries.

This program provides training on several important topics for those who work in a central supply location, including how to prevent latex allergies, common hospital hazards, as well as hazardous chemical safety (including glutaraldehyde, mercury, and ethylene oxide).

10-hour Healthcare: Housekeeping Safety

Housekeeping in hospitals is critical to reducing the spread of disease so patients don’t succumb to new infections. Housekeeping staff must have the right training, equipment, and attention to detail so high-touch surfaces are thoroughly cleaned and all waste is properly disposed of.

This program provides training on several important topics for those who work in a healthcare housekeeping setting, including bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment, ergonomic hazards, and sharps safety.

10-hour Healthcare: Laundry Safety

The laundry in healthcare and hospital facilities are often contaminated with infectious diseases, however the risk of infection to patients and workers is able to be greatly reduced through proper, common-sense practices.

This program provides training on several important topics for those who work with hospital laundry, including bloodborne pathogens in a healthcare setting, personal protective equipment, fire safety, as well as slip, trip, and fall prevention and ergonomic hazards.

10-hour Healthcare: Radiology Safety

Radiation is commonly used to produce diagnostic images in healthcare. This includes X-rays, CT scans, and mammograms. Although, not all radiation imaging procedures involve harmful ionizing radiation. Instead, MRIs and ultrasounds make use of magnetic fields and sound waves.

This program provides training on several important topics for those who work in the radiology department, including electrical safety for employees, biological hazards in healthcare, and fire safety in a healthcare setting.

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