Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
The certificate in Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) is an intensive four-day course covering 19 topics that provide a solid understanding of fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The course focuses on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program.
POSH is a great introduction for anyone new to safety responsibilities and an excellent review for experienced safety practitioners.
You Will Learn:
Who Benefits from POSH
- How to examine prior incidents to help you avoid mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of your safety initiatives
- Record-keeping to prevent injuries and meet OSHA requirements
- How to develop and emergency action plan
- How to plan and conduct safety inspections
- The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan
Register today and get the confidence you need to implement a comprehensive safety process in your organization.
- Safety and health managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety practitioners
- Safety committee members
- Operations managers
- Loss control managers
- Human resource managers
- Anyone else with safety and health responsibilities in an organization
Completion of POSH qualifies you to pursue the NSC Advanced Safety Certificate, a nationally recognized safety program that sharpens your safety and leadership skills so you can drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization.
For individuals on a career path in safety, this program provides a clear roadmap and best-in-class education to meet many industry-leading certification requirements.
Advanced Safety Certificate
The robust ASC® program builds upon knowledge of compliance requirements to further your safety education. It also sharpens your leadership skills to drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization. For individuals on a career path in safety, this certificate program provides a starting point, a clear roadmap and best-in-class educational experiences to meet many industry-leading certification requirements.
To attain the Advanced Safety Certificate, you must complete the
Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course and a minimum of 5.2 CEU’s among the approved classes.
Please read our current Covid-19 in-person class procedures here.
Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date. Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee. You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person. Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee. ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER. This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.
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The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.
Birchwood Fields Learning Center
4620 E 53rd St
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A late fee of $30.00 will be added per attendee.