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Environmental Health Support Center Training
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ID: 1437
Category: IEH-Institutional Environmental Health
Dates: 1/14/13-1/18/13
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Description: This four and one-half day introductory course is designed for new safety officers primarily in health facilities. Through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, students will learn the required components of a comprehensive healthcare Occupational Safety and Health program described in Chapter 9 of the Indian Health Manual. Participants attending the full course will also receive OSHA certification as “successfully completing an Occupational Safety and Health Training Course in General Industry Safety and Health".
Learning Outcomes: 1] Identify key components of a comprehensive safety management program for healthcare facilities. 2] Know the requirements of the IHS Chapter 9 and the requirements defined in 29 CFR 1960 – federal programs for occupational safety and health. 3] Apply basic knowledge to the evaluation and assessment of risk factors in the healthcare setting. 4] Use data and risk assessment models in the design and implementation of a sound and comprehensive safety management program. 5] Describe key OSHA requirements related to the healthcare environment. 6] Know the foundational requirements of the Joint Commission and AAAHC as it relates to the environment of care and safety. 7] Summarize the integration of safety management and the environment of care in the practice of health care delivery. 8] Obtain 10-hour OSHA certification.
Prerequisites: None
Instructors: NA
CEU: 2.7 - Full Attendance Required
Status: Completed