Risk Management & Workers' Compensation Training


TRAINING TOPICS

CPEhr has training that will help  promote a healthier, safer work environment for you. 


Our Training.

Audience Code:  M=Middle Managers   S=Supervisors   A=All Employee

Blood-borne Pathogens: [A]

Exposure to blood and other infectious materials can lead to a variety of bloodborne diseases including HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Proper training can help to reduce the risk

of occupational exposure to these dangerous viruses.

Topics covered:

Ø How to identify infectious materials

Ø Understanding how infections occur and identification of modes of transmission

Ø Measures to control exposure to blood-borne pathogens

Driving Safety: [A]

Nearly one in four workplace injuries resulting in death stem from the use of a vehicle. This training can help keep you and your employees safe on the road.

Topics covered:

Ø Identifying driving hazards

Ø Understanding defensive driving techniques

Ø Techniques to prevent accidents and injuries on the road

Earthquake Safety: [A]

According to the most recent Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, California has a 99.7% chance of a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake within the next 30 years. Don’t face the next big earthquake unprepared!

Topics covered:

Ø How to perform an earthquake “hazard hunt”

Ø Identification of emergency supplies that should be stored on site

Ø Safety procedures before, during, and after an earthquake

Hazard Communication: [A]

Pursuant to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, all workers exposed to hazardous chemicals have a right to know about the hazards they will come in contact with and how to protect themselves.

Topics covered:

Ø The basic elements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication (“Right to Know”) Standard

Ø The hazards associated with different categories of chemicals

Ø Identifying and applying chemical safety information

Heat Illness Prevention: [A]

When temperatures rise, so does the risk of heat illness. Violations of the Heat Illness Prevention Standard are among the most common OSHA citations for California employers.

Don’t let the next heat wave catch you off guard!

Topics covered:

Ø Heat illness risks indoors and outdoors

Ø Recognizing heat illness causes, symptoms and prevention techniques

Ø Requirements of the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard

Implementing an Effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program: [M,S]

Every employer in the state of California is required to have an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (“IIPP”). An effective IIPP can reduce work-related injuries and associated costs, while boosting employee morale.

Topics covered:

Ø The legal and financial benefits of having an effective IIPP

Ø How an effective IIPP can help to improve workplace safety and reduce work-related injuries

Office Ergonomics: [M,S]

Routine activities such as typing and using the computer mouse can lead to costly and disabling repetitive motion injuries. Fortunately, developing a good understanding of ergonomics can help to reduce the chance of these types of injuries.

Topics covered:

Ø How to identify ergonomic risk factors and signs of musculoskeletal disorders

Ø Evaluating a computer workstation and implementing ergonomic improvements

Ø Cal/OSHA’s  ergonomics standards  and understand how they may apply to your workplace

Office Ergonomics: [M,S]

Routine activities such as typing and using the computer mouse can lead to costly and disabling repetitive motion injuries. Fortunately, developing a good understanding of ergonomics can help to reduce the chance of these types of injuries.

Topics covered:

Ø How to identify ergonomic risk factors and signs of musculoskeletal disorders

Ø Evaluating a computer workstation and implementing ergonomic improvements

Ø Cal/OSHA’s  ergonomics standards  and understand how they may apply to your workplace

Pandemic Preparation: [A]

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), employers play a key role in protecting employees’ health and safety. They can also help limit the negative impact of pandemic influenza outbreaks on the individual, the community, and the nation’s economy.

Topics covered:

Ø Symptoms of pandemic influenza

Ø The measures that can be taken to help reduce transmission

Ø How to implement a pandemic influenza response plan

Preventing Back Injuries: [A]

Back injuries account for close to twenty-five percent of all workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims. Preventing back injuries is a major workplace safety challenge.

Topics covered:

Ø Potential job hazards and utilizing existing equipment to make the job safer

Ø Programs and policies to prevent back injuries

Ø Proper lifting techniques

Poor safety management can be very costly for your business. This

workplace safety overview covers basic documentation requirements, staff preparedness for natural disasters and common sense safety issues.

Workplace Safety 101: [A]

Topics covered:

Ø How to get employees committed to safety and the maintenance of a safe work environment

Ø Common OSHA workplace safety requirements

Ø Tips for keeping accurate safety records




Our Team

MS, CSP, ARM Sr. Loss Control Manager

Sara joined us in September 2002. She manages our safety/loss control services and provides hands-on safety/loss control consultation, safety program development and safety training for clients in a variety of industries. 

Sara has a Masters’ Degree in Environmental Health Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Occupational Health from California State University,

Northridge. During her graduate studies, Sara conducted Industrial Hygiene work for a major oil refinery. She is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) certification. She has also completed numerous specialized safety training courses including OSHA 30-hour training and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.


Our Team

RSSP Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Ernesto Vera is our Safety and Loss Control Specialist  and has over 15 years of experience working with all facets of Risk Management. From developing safety programs to conducting ergonomic evaluations, numerous organizations have benefited from his knowledge and experience. He currently works with organizations’ ownership, CEOs, CFOs, and Safety Directors to help them cultivate their personnel and programs, all in an effort to minimize or eliminate exposures.

Ernesto holds a Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health from Cal State Dominguez Hills University. He has earned the professional designation of Registered Safety Professional from the California Society of Safety Professionals and he also holds an Associates degree in Administration of Justice.


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