HYDRAULIC SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
Though hydraulic-operated equipment is used in all areas of construction, many workers are unaware of the associated hazards. Hydraulic related injuries include crushing, fractures, dislocations, lacerations, skin punctures, amputations, burns, and fluid injection. Not only has injury and death occurred, but hydraulic failures have also caused environmental damage through spills, as well as property and equipment loss from fire and mechanical failure.
This online Hydraulic Safety in Construction course contains over 800 visual learning aids including numerous videos, animations, procedures, and reference documents. The goal of this course is to provide important knowledge that will assist in reducing risk and eliminating hazards for workers, equipment, companies, and the environment. This course in combination with a full hydraulic safety program will greatly reduce risk.
This course complements the online Hydraulic Safety: Exposure Level and Hydraulic Safety: High Risk Maintenance Level courses.
HYDRAULIC SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- Health and exposure
- Ethics and standards
- Stored energy
- Threads and porting
- Safety devices
- Bleed down
- Mechanics and geometry
- Hazard assessment
- Beyond lockout
- Ethical choices
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple?s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.