Construction Safety Training Transportation of Dangerous Goods - CA

Transportation of Dangerous Goods - CA

30.00 30.00

  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 3 

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This course was developed to meet the training needs for all persons involved in the handling, offering for transport and/or transporting of dangerous goods. In this module we will be following the required training elements identified in the TDGA regulations. This workshop is a pre-requisite for all the other TDGA courses.


Course Objectives

This course was developed to meet the training needs for all persons involved in the handling, offering for transport and/or transporting of dangerous goods. In this module we will be following the required training elements identified in the TDGA regulations. This workshop is a pre-requisite for all the other TDGA courses.


Topics Covered

PROGRAM OUTLINEGeneral Safety Rules- Report to work rested and alert.- Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the type of job.- Jewelry should not be worn when working around machinery.- Wear clothing that fits properly and not too loose.- If injured, report it to your supervisor so that medical care can be provided.Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)- Bloodborne pathogens are viruses in human blood and blood products.- BBP may contain Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C or HIV. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.- Precautions must be taken when working around blood or body fluids.- First aid, CPR providers and emergency responders are trained to protect themselves against these dangerous viruses.- Learn about bloodborne pathogens and how to protect yourself in an emergency situation at work or home.- If you are exposed to blood or body fluids, always wash the affected areas with soap and water.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)- For certain job assignments, PPE will be issued by the company. Make sure to wear it.- Some PPE would be non-absorbent gloves, hard hats, hearing protection, safety glasses, face shields, respirators and steel-toed safety shoes.- Never wear gloves when operating machinery.- Wear safety glasses with a face shield for eye protection- Wear a respirator for protection from chemicals and harmful liquids.Electrical Safety- Always inspect electrical cables and cords for defects before using.- Electrical tools or equipment must indicate 'double insulated' on the manufacturer's tag. They must be grounded with a 3-prong plug and a grounded cable.- Always test equipment for safety before use.- Do not use electrical tools near or around wet floors or other damp surfaces.- Unplug electrical appliances or tools before cleaning or repairing.- When removing a plug from the outlet, grasp the plug and pull the plug, not the cord.Control of Hazardous Energy- All workers need to be aware of lockout/tagout or control of hazardous energy. - Hazardous energy can be electricity, springs under tension, gravity, liquids or steam under pressure. - To make sure the machine does not start accidentally, all hazard energy must be locked out by attaching a tag which warns everyone the machine is down for maintenance.Emergency Actions- In case of fire, remain calm, exit the building, report to your supervisor.- In case of an earthquake or a tornado, get under a sturdy desk or object - 'duck, cover and hold.'- There are assigned people to direct workers to safety or the appropriate action to protect yourself.- Make sure emergency action plans are updated.Housekeeping- Housekeeping is:o do not block exitso do not block electrical panels o check work area for materials that may cause trips and fallso check equipment for oil leaks that can cause slips and fallso closets checked for debriso place tools where they belong after use- Housekeeping is each worker's responsibilityFire Prevention- Everyone should know how to use fire extinguishers and where they are located. - PASS is a key word to help you remember the proper procedure for extinguishing a fire:o P = pull the pino A = aim the nozzleo S = squeeze the handleo S = sweep from side-to-side- Flammable liquids must be stored in a metal container that has a spring-loaded top and flame arrestor.Visitors- Visitors and contractors must be advised of any potential hazard while in the facility.- Contractors have an obligation to abide by the company's safety procedures.Chemicals- There are many rules and standards that must be followed when handling, using, storing and disposing of hazardous materials.- Each chemical must have a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that is supplied by the manufacturer. The MSDS must contain information on the PPE required, first aid and emergency procedure.- All chemicals must be labeled to prevent inadvertent mixture or use of the wrong chemical.- Awareness of action to take in case of a spill or other emergency.- Chemicals react differently - if not properly trained and authorized, do not mix chemicals.- Mixing chlorine bleach with ammonia is called chloramines and it can kill.Causes of Accidents and Injuries- Accident statistics are maintained by a number of organizations and insurance companies..- 85% to 98% of all accidents and injuries are the result of unsafe act; however physical hazards also contribute.- Making safety a priority can make a difference.Accidents- One of the reasons to report an accident is to determine the causes and appropriate action to prevent a similar occurrence.- 'Close calls' should also be reported and investigated.- If you are a witness to an accident, notify your supervisor.- Any accident incurred by a visitor or non-employee should be reported to avoid law suits.Safe Lifting/Back Injury Prevention- Doctors believe exercise and diet can reduce the chances of back pain or injury.- Most back injuries are caused by strains and sprains.- To maintain proper back alignment when lifting, bend your legs, feet firmly on the ground, shoulder width apart, one slightly in front of the other. Hold object against the body.Ergonomics- Ergonomics means adjusting work to the individual - not the individual to the work.- Adjustments of a monitor, keyboard, body position, chair height, arrangement of workspace - that's ergonomics.- Robotics is an ergonomic solution to repetitive tasks.Personal Hygiene/Sanitation- Wash hands frequently.- Bacteria is transferred every time you touch a doorknob - Keep yourself and work area cleanPersonal Responsibility for Safety- No safety program can prevent accidents. Safety is an individual responsibility.- Safety rules and guidelines should be followed.- Proper training and knowing the company's safety policy and procedures should be followed.- Safety is a job requirement, it is also a moral obligation to yourself.





End of Course Instructions

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Quiz Information

All quizzes must be passed with a 70% to proceed forward to the next lesson.



The final exam must be completed with a 70% or higher pass rate to receive your certificate of completion.


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