This training is brought to you through the Susan Harwood Training Grant, which provides under-served, low-literacy, high-hazard workers and employers with free training on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities, and rights. NIU is proud to receive this grant and provide you with these classes. As part of the grant program, NIU offers 90 minute or four hours free training.
This grant funded training targets identifying and preventing occupationally-related infectious diseases, including but not limited to COVID-19, ebola, hepatitis, influenzas, norovirus, and tuberculosis. The training will cover subjects such as protective measures in the workplace, using personal protective equipment and workplace controls, understanding and implementing OSHA and CDC guidelines, preventing exposure, record-keeping requirements, respirator requirements and OSHA standards related to infectious diseases in the workplace.This training is intended for employees and employers in general industry and industry sectors covered by the OSHA COVID-19 Healthcare ETS.
The virtual courses are fully interactive and the use of a device with internet access, webcam and audio is required. The length of the class represents the depth of material it will cover; however, topics are the same for 90-minute and 4-hour classes.
This material is presented under grant number SH-36984-HA1 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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