Kevin Ian Schmidt

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Machine Guarding Basics

Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns, or blindness. Amputations, lacerations, and abrasions are costly and have the potential to increase workers’ compensation premiums.(Amputation is one of the most severe and crippling types of injuries in the occupational workplace, often resulting in permanent […]

HCS Training for Supervisors

The  Hazard Communication Standard 2012 is now aligned with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) that provides many benefits, including: Providing a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets; Improving the quality and consistency of hazard information in […]

The Basics of PPE Training

In many countries around the world, it is widely recognized that wearing protective equipment in various working environments is essential to protect the health and safety of workers. This is especially true in hazardous environments such as confined spaces, and in certain industries such as the oil and gas, marine, energy and petrochemical industries. Regardless […]

Lockout/Tagout Training

As part of a Control of Hazardous Energy Program, training is one of the required components. There is a required training is for those performing LOTO, so they understand how to perform the process while keeping safe. This training should explain all aspects of performing a Lockout/Tagout while also explaining the different energies the employee […]

Lock-out Tag-out Training Expanded

A lockout/tagout program requires specific training for employees performing the procedure, and as part of that training employees need to be certified for performing LOTO. Once the training deck is presented by a competent person to employees, either in a 1-on-1 training or in a classroom environment, they should go out and perform a lockout/tagout […]

Heat Stress Policy and Training

This year OSHA is putting a serious focus on heat stress, and your workplace needs to be ready to deal with it. Do you have a policy? Do you train employees on the dangers of heat stress? If not, I have you covered, so check it out and get to work keeping employees safe. Keeping […]

Incident Investigation Training – Beginners

Part of a quality incident investigation program is properly training for those tasked with investigating after an accident. This training is geared for beginners, to get a foundation in incident investigation techniques. As skills grow I have  more advanced  investigation trainings available. This training covers fundamentals of incident investigation such as: the importance of root […]