Lab Safety / Technical Safety Topics

Physical Hazards

Instructor: Jonathan Klane

Are you aware that some of the most prevalent dangers in the workplace often lurk unseen, neglected, or underestimated? Welcome to our transformative online course, where we shed light on the overlooked yet critical realm of Physical Hazards.

What is this course about?

Uncover the unseen dangers lurking in laboratories with our comprehensive online course on Physical Hazards. Delve into the realm of electrical, mechanical, noise, temperature, vibration, ergonomics, and slips, trips, and falls—the often overlooked yet critical hazards that pose real risks in lab environments. Led by esteemed instructor Jonathan Klane, this course equips you with the knowledge and strategies to identify, mitigate, and prevent these invisible threats effectively.

What are the benefits of this course?

  • Awareness and Recognition: Understand why physical hazards are frequently underestimated and overlooked, despite their potential for severe consequences.
  • Comprehensive Understanding: Explore six distinct types of physical hazards—electrical, mechanical, noise, temperature, vibration, and ergonomic risks—excluding the commonly recognized laboratory hazards.
  • Effective Control Measures: Master the principles of the hierarchy of hazard controls to implement effective strategies for mitigating physical hazards in various settings.
  • Prevention Strategies: Learn proactive measures to prevent incidents and injuries associated with the often-neglected hazards present in laboratory environments.
  • Ergonomic Solutions: Discover the importance of cross-training as a powerful tool in combating ergonomic musculoskeletal disorders, ensuring a safer and healthier workplace for all.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

  • Explain why physical hazards are often overlooked
  • Describe six types of physical hazards, excluding the most recognized hazards in labs (biological, chemical, and radiation)
  • Determine how to control physical hazards effectively using the hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Assess how to prevent incidents and injuries involving lesser-known hazards in lab settings
  • Make the case for cross-training as an effective strategy to prevent ergonomic musculoskeletal disorders

Don't let unseen threats jeopardize the safety and well-being of your workforce. Take charge of workplace safety by enrolling in our comprehensive course on Physical Hazards today!

Enroll now to secure your spot and embark on a journey towards a safer tomorrow.

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Course content

    • Introduction
    • Physical hazards, Controls, and the People
    • Hazard Categories
    • Quiz