Work injuries can be costly to employees and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 24,000 workers are hurt and 17 are killed during every eight-hour workday. In this awareness-level course, you will become familiar with Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) programs put into place by companies and institutions to protect employees and reduce the cost of accidents. Learn about direct and indirect consequences of employee accidents and injuries and what you can do to protect yourself.
In this course, you will:
- Identify the impact of injuries and accidents in the workplace,
- Define management commitment and employee involvement in worker safety, and
- Describe methods to prevent and control hazards in the workplace.