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Compliant by Plan, Compliant by Training; Introducing the Exposure Control Plan Generator

In Bloodborne Pathogens, ProBloodborne, ProTrainings, Training by Cindy Sieler1 Comment

ProTrainings has offered Blood borne Pathogens Training for more than seven years, and now a Blood borne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan! Are you or your employees at at risk for exposure to blood or bodily fluids? Exposure to blood and/or body fluids can potentially expose you or your employees to Blood Borne Pathogens containing viruses like HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis B and …

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Now you can take your CPR Training on the go

In ProTrainings, Training by Paul Martin1 Comment

Over the past several months we have been redesigning and optimizing our sites at ProTrainings. We’re excited to announce that the new sites have officially launched! When you explore our sites on your smartphone or tablet, you’ll notice that they look slightly different than they do on your desktop computer. This is because our new sites are responsive. What does …

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Hazcom F.A.Q.: When does training on the new Hazcom standard need to take place?

In Hazard Communication, Training by Paul MartinLeave a Comment

The answer is simple: as soon as possible.  OSHA required employers to train workers by December 1, 2013. The training is on the new labels elements and safety data sheets format to facilitate recognition and understanding. This is the first of a series of Hazard Communication related updates rolling out over the next couple of years. Effective Completion Date Requirement(s) …

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Hazcom F.A.Q.: How often does an employer need to provide Hazcom training?

In Hazard Communication, Training by Paul Martin1 Comment

Hazard communication training only needs to be conducted one time, when employees are assigned to work with a hazardous chemical. Additional training is to be done whenever a new physical or health hazard is introduced into the work area, not a new chemical. For example, if a new solvent is brought into the workplace, and it has hazards similar to …

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Hazcom F.A.Q.: What is a Hazardous Chemical?

In Hazard Communication, Training by Paul Martin1 Comment

With the December 1, 2013 deadline to teach your employees about the revised hazard communication standard from OSHA, we thought it would be helpful to answer some common questions about the standard.  According to OSHA, a hazardous chemical means any chemical which is classified as a physical hazard or a health hazard, a simple asphyxiant, combustible dust, pyrophoric gas, or …

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Who needs Hazard Communication (Hazcom) Training?

In Hazard Communication, OSHA, ProTrainings, Training by Paul Martin2 Comments

Lately, our Hazard Communication (Hazcom) training has had an increase in activity.  This has lead to a lot of questions about Hazard Communication training, and we’d like to address those questions for you.  We’re going to start with the most common question. Who needs Hazcom training? Do I? Does my company? To start, OSHA mandates that all employers with hazardous …

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Help! The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard is changing and I’m not ready

In Hazard Communication, Health and Safety, OSHA, ProTrainings, Training by Scott Andersen5 Comments

HazCom is changing You may have heard rumblings about some changes to the OSHA HazCom standard. The revised standard actually took effect on May 25, 2012, but don’t worry if you haven’t re-trained yourself or your employees yet. OSHA is giving employers some extra time to become compliant. However, the first of these deadlines is quickly approaching, and this requirement …

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Online CPR Certification, Not a Scam: Gossip, Lies, & Misconceptions

In Approval, Blended CPR, CPR, CPR, Effectiveness, ProTrainings by Scott Andersen10 Comments

We’ve been receiving some pretty emotionally-charged messages lately from rival CPR instructors in our neck of the Internet, so I wanted to take the opportunity to clear up some of the misconceptions people have about online CPR training, particularly the training we offer here at ProCPR. There are some CPR instructors out there who will tell you that all online …