Certified Safety Specialist

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Intuitive Safety Solutions, Inc
O*Net Code
19-5011.00
Rapids Code
0707
Req. Hours
37877
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

10 skill sets | 92 total skills | 37877 total hours
Identify Safety and Health Hazards - 3934 req. hrs
Perform visual workplace inspections
562 hrs
Conduct workplace interviews and inquiries
562 hrs
Document safety and health inspection hazards
562 hrs
Review safety recommendations and requirements (e.g., manufacturer, and regulatory)
562 hrs
Review safety documentation
562 hrs
Collect physical samples (e.g., silica, lead, and chemical)
562 hrs
Measure workplace conditions (e.g., air, temperature, and distance)
562 hrs
Perform Administrative Activities - 10127 req. hrs
Respond to stakeholder inquiries
563 hrs
Prepare written correspondence
563 hrs
Schedule safety and health activities (e.g., safety meetings, trainings, vendors)
563 hrs
Participate in enforcement actions
563 hrs
Prepare safety meeting agendas and minutes
563 hrs
Participate in staff meetings (e.g., department, safety, and tool box)
563 hrs
Prepare safety and health presentations
563 hrs
Maintain safety and health records
563 hrs
Prepare safety and health data tables
563 hrs
Complete safety and health expense reports
563 hrs
Document safety and health sampling/measuring procedures
563 hrs
Evaluate Safety and Health Hazards - 13127 req. hrs
Measure safety and health hazard severity
375 hrs
Evaluate safety and health hazards
375 hrs
Analyze workplace exposure data
375 hrs
Verify safety and health hazard controls
375 hrs
Conduct hazard risk analysis
375 hrs
Assess safety and health program effectiveness (e.g., confined space, hearing, and personal protective equipment (PPE))
375 hrs
Summarize hazard evaluation findings
375 hrs
Report hazard evaluation findings
375 hrs
Control Safety and Health Hazards - 16502 req. hrs
Participate in task hazard analysis
375 hrs
Participate in chemical hazard analysis
375 hrs
Participate in ergonomic hazard analysis
375 hrs
Identify root cause of task hazards
375 hrs
Identify hazard control methods (e.g., engineering, work practice, and administrative)
375 hrs
Develop task hazard control plan
375 hrs
Implement hazard control procedures
375 hrs
Monitor hazard control procedures
375 hrs
Prepare hazard abatement report
375 hrs
Facilitate Safety and Health Training - 19127 req. hrs
Identify safety and health training needs
375 hrs
Develop safety and health training programs
375 hrs
Select safety and health training sources
375 hrs
Provide safety and health trainings
375 hrs
Evaluate safety and health training results
375 hrs
Maintain safety and health training records
375 hrs
Schedule safety and health refresher trainings
375 hrs
Monitor Safety and Health Performance - 22877 req. hrs
Maintain compliance with safety and health reporting requirements
375 hrs
Track safety and health incidents
375 hrs
Conduct safety and health trend analysis
375 hrs
Create safety and health checklists
375 hrs
Conduct safety and health inspections
375 hrs
Conduct safety and health audits
375 hrs
Verify preventive maintenance activities
375 hrs
Manage medical surveillance programs
375 hrs
Track safety and health corrective actions
375 hrs
Maintain safety and health sampling equipment
375 hrs
Perform Safety and Health Investigations - 27002 req. hrs
Secure incident scene
375 hrs
Preserve physical evidence
375 hrs
Document physical evidence
375 hrs
Collect physical evidence
375 hrs
Interview involved parties
375 hrs
Obtain written statements (e.g., witness, management, and employee)
375 hrs
Analyze collected data (e.g., physical, photos, and measurements)
375 hrs
Identify root cause(s) of incident
375 hrs
Establish corrective actions
375 hrs
Prepare incident report
375 hrs
Manage corrective actions
375 hrs
Participate in Professional Development - 30002 req. hrs
Obtain safety and health credentials
375 hrs
Maintain safety and health credentials
375 hrs
Participate in professional organizations (e.g., American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and National Safety Council (NSC))
375 hrs
Build health and safety network
375 hrs
Assess continuing education needs
375 hrs
Participate in training events (e.g., vendors, organizations, and businesses)
375 hrs
Attend safety and health conferences
375 hrs
Participate in professional development review
375 hrs
Manage Safety and Health Programs - 34877 req. hrs
Determine safety and health program needs
375 hrs
Develop safety and health programs
375 hrs
Implement safety and health programs
375 hrs
Evaluate safety and health program outcomes
375 hrs
Maintain safety and health programs
375 hrs
Implement safety culture plan
375 hrs
Coordinate with internal/external stakeholders (e.g., management and clients)
375 hrs
Implement stop work authority
375 hrs
Procure hazard control equipment
375 hrs
Implement strategies to improve workplace safety and health
375 hrs
Conduct safety and health drills
375 hrs
Implement employee suggestion process
375 hrs
Test safety and health equipment
375 hrs
Implement Change Management Process - 37877 req. hrs
Identify workplace changes (e.g., physical, chemical, and organizational)
375 hrs
Participate in process hazard analysis
375 hrs
Identify potential safety and health hazards
375 hrs
Identify hazard mitigation strategy
375 hrs
Implement hazard mitigation plan
375 hrs
Manage hazard mitigation plan
375 hrs
Conduct pre-start review (e.g., equipment, processes, and procedures)
375 hrs
Document change management process
375 hrs

Technical Instruction

Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
Description of element/course: Introduces concepts of occupational safety and health, including regulatory agencies, financial and human impact of occupational injuries and illnesses, and workers’ compensation. Covers basic safety terminology and how to access safety information and resources.
# | 50 hrs
Safety Management
Description of element/course: Introduce concepts and measurements of reactive vs. proactive safety practices. Learn major hazards in workplace; how to collect, evaluate, respond to safety and health trend data; develop site-specific programs, policies, procedures; basic concepts of emergency preparedness.
# | 50 hrs
Regulatory Environment
Description of element/course: Introduction to regulatory bodies and overview of Occupation Safety and Health Agency (OSHA), Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations. History and political evolution of the regulatory environment, how violations are penalized, and how a regulatory agency performs a formal inspection.
# | 30 hrs
Workers’ Compensation and Risk Management
Description of element/course: Overview of risk manager role/current risk analysis methods. History/evolution of workers compensation system, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), WA State Disability Act. Covers business insurance and claims process, transfer/assumption/assessment of risks; lines of insurance.
# | 30 hrs
Incident Investigation
Description of element/course: Covers methods and documentation required for incident investigation. Overview of supervisor role in incident investigation, methods of review, action and follow-up to prevent recurrence. Includes overview of record-keeping system.
# | 30 hrs
Safety Training Techniques
Description of element/course: Overview of learning styles and effective training methods. Advantages/disadvantages of different training medias and related costs. Opportunity to provide training to class members on safety topics using different training methodologies.
# | 30 hrs
Industrial Security
Description of element/course: Overview of all-hazards approach to industrial security. Site-specific vulnerability assessment, development of Emergency Action Plan, loss prevention, industrial security, history of terrorism/terrorist threats, workplace violence and National Incident Management System (NIMS).
# | 30 hrs
Industrial Hygiene
Description of element/course: Basics of industrial hygiene programs and relationship to company safety plan. Addresses chemical absorption into the body, physical/airborne hazards; sampling techniques; how to identify/apply hazard control techniques; and using Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
# | 50 hrs
Ergonomics
Description of element/course: An overview of the history and evolution of ergonomics in the workplace. Focus on ergonomic risk factors, ergonomic job evaluations, and developing practical solutions to solve ergonomic related problems.
# | 30 hrs
Handling Hazardous Materials
Description of element/course: An overview of regulations related to hazardous materials response (HAZWOPER). Addresses hazard recognition and analysis, personal protective equipment selection, spill response planning, and incident command system.
# | 40 hrs