Objective: To know the types and causes of pesticide exposure and how to prevent exposures.
Discuss how personal protective equipment can protect the applicator from the different types of exposure. The training modules, “Pesticide Protective Equipment” and “Reading Pesticide Labels,” can provide additional information. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to prevent contact with overhead power supply lines.
Discuss the hazards of overhead power lines. Suggest methods for avoiding contact with power lines. Address questions concerning power supply lines. Invite a representative from the local power company. Review the true/false quiz.
Objective: To learn the proper use and care of eye protection.
Most eye damage is permanent, therefore, eye protection is vital in hazardous situations. There are a variety of protective devices available for the eyes. Show workers examples of eye protective wear and discuss how and when to use each piece. Let workers examine and try on the eye gear. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to properly use orchard ladders.
Ask employees to demonstrate using a tripod and extension ladder. Reinforce the proper way to use the ladders. Review the true or false quiz.
If a water test reveals a well is contaminated with bacteria, a series of actions are needed to protect the health of the family and visitors to the home.
First, don’t panic. Bacterial contamination of private wells is common. Studies show that more than 40 percent of individual water wells are contaminated with E coli bacteria.
Objective: To be able to properly lockout and tagout equipment.
If the employees are not familiar with the terms, it may be necessary to define them. An entire demonstration could be shown on locking out and tagging out a piece of equipment. Follow the procedure for lockout/tagout and adapt to fit various jobs. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to recognize loading dock and warehouse hazards.
Walk through the workplace and discuss the various locations or jobs where injuries may occur. Encourage the employees to point out potential hazards. Below are some common hazards and prevention tips. Review the true or false quiz.