Safety Training Sessions
  • Course Code
    SI100
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Safety at the installation site is important at all times.  If you don’t pay attention to what protective gear you are wearing and how you go about doing your job in the safest possible manner, you could very well become a statistic.  This module will discuss the variables that make installation job sites different from fabrication facilities safety and identify the most common injuries during the installation process.

  • Course Code
    SI101
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Preplanning the placement of materials at a jobsite is one of the best ways to secure a safe environment.  This module will discuss the best practices for material loading and unloading.

  • Course Code
    SI110
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Regardless of the installation application, it is critical to wear the right PPE, or Personal Protective Equipment.  This training module will help you understand the requirements for PPE.

  • Course Code
    SI201
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Large-scale commercial installation projects create a unique set of safety concerns.  This module will review large-scale commercial installations projects and their inherent hazards.

  • Course Code
    SI202
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Planning for your installation is important to keeping your team safe.  During this module, we will discuss the safety roles of the pre-installation staff and recognize the variables that should be added to your checklist or job hazard analysis. 

  • Course Code
    SI203
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Each installation presents unique challenges for the installer.  This module will help you understand the importance of installation safety by showcasing several installation case studies.

  • Course Code
    SI210
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    One of the stone industries leading producers of stone-moving devices reports that many stone installers have the misinformed opinion that if they use helpful tools to make their job easier, it somehow undermines or negates their strength, making them weak or less able bodied.  This module will focus on the relationship between manpower and equipment and provide viable equipment options for your next installation.

  • Course Code
    SI220
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    Tile setting has a unique set of safety concerns when it comes to working on a jobsite.  This module will help you understand a variety of safety concerns that affect tile setters in both residential and commercial environments.

  • Course Code
    SS100
    Available Until
    12/8/2030
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    N/A

    The Safe Slab Handling Series was created by the Natural Stone Institute Safety Committee in order to create safe working environments for employees and customers.  This 8 part series will provide employers with the ability to review safety policies, provide education and prepare employees for work situations.

  • Course Code
    SS100S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    La serie Safe Safe Slab Handling fue creada por el Comité de Seguridad Instituto De Piedra Natural para crear ambientes de trabajo seguros para empleados y clientes. Esta serie de 8 partes proporcionará a los empleadores la capacidad de revisar las políticas de seguridad, proporcionar educación y preparar a los empleados para las situaciones de trabajo.

  • Course Code
    SS101
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    When learning the basics of slab handling, it is important to understand the dynamics of the stone slab and why they can be unwieldy and extremely dangerous if not handled properly.  This module will discuss the characteristics of stone and what precautions should be taken to insure safe movement of slabs.

  • Course Code
    SS101S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Al aprender los fundamentos de la manipulación de la losa, es importante entender la dinámica de la losa de piedra y por qué puede ser difícil de manejar y extremadamente peligroso si no se maneja correctamente. Este módulo debatirá las características de la piedra y qué precauciones deben tomarse para asegurar el movimiento seguro de las losas.

  • Course Code
    SS102
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    The most dangerous area around stone slabs is the fall shadow.  This module will define the fall shadow and discuss what precautions employees and customers should take to insure their safety when viewing and moving slabs.

  • Course Code
    SS105
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Course Description

    The Occupational Safety and Health Act, which was passed in 1970, is a nationwide program established by the federal government to protect workers from physical harm on the job.  This module will discuss the history of the program and what to expect if an OSHA compliance officer visits your facility.

  • Course Code
    SS105S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    La Ley de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional, aprobada en 1970, es un programa nacional establecido por el gobierno federal para proteger a los trabajadores de los daños físicos en el trabajo. Este módulo discutirá la historia del programa y qué esperar si un funcionario de cumplimiento de la OSHA visita su instalación.

  • Course Code
    SS107
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Did you know 96% of injuries in the work place are caused by unsafe actions?  This session will discuss the difference between an unsafe workplace and unsafe action.  We will also talk about strategies for measuring and planning a safe work environment for your employees.

  • Course Code
    SS110
    Available Until
    12/8/2030
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    N/A

    Course Description

    If a stone shop, showroom, warehouse or yard is hazardous for trained employees, imagine the hazard to unsuspecting customers!.  This session will discuss the potential hazards in a slab yard and how best to mitigate risk for employees and customers.

  • Course Code
    SS110S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Si un taller de piedra, sala de exposición, almacén o patio es peligroso para los empleados entrenados, ¡imagínese el peligro para los clientes desprevenidos! Esta sesión discutirá los peligros potenciales en un patio de losas y la mejor manera de mitigar el riesgo para los empleados y clientes.

  • Course Code
    SS111
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    For hundreds of years, silicosis has been a serious occupational health issue for workers in mining, quarrying, stone cutting, stone grinding, and other occupations where crystalline silica dust is generated.  This session will discuss what silicosis is and what measures should be taken to prevent the disease.

  • Course Code
    SS111S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Durante cientos de años, la silicosis ha sido un grave problema de salud para los trabajadores de la minería, las canteras, el corte de piedra, la molienda de piedra y otras ocupaciones en las que se genera polvo de sílice cristalina. En esta sesión se debatirá qué es la silicosis y qué medidas deben adoptarse para prevenir dicha enfermedad.

  • Course Code
    SS201
    Available Until
    12/31/2030
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Prerequisite: Introduction to Workplace Safety Module

    One of the most dangerous activities in the stone industry involves unloading a container of slabs at your place of business.  Because the container holds multiple slabs, there are several opportunities for accidents to happen if the unloading process is not precisely correct.  This module will review the best practices for extracting materials from containers.

  • Course Code
    SS201S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Una de las actividades más peligrosas en la industria de la piedra implica la descarga de un contenedor de losas en su lugar de negocio. Debido a que el contenedor tiene varias losas hay varias oportunidades para que ocurran accidentes si el proceso de descarga no es precisamente correcto. Este módulo revisará las mejores prácticas para extraer materiales de contenedores.
     

  • Course Code
    SS202
    Available Until
    12/31/2030
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    When handling slabs in a controlled environment like a warehouse, distribution center, outdoor slab storage yard or fabrication facility, you have the benefit of familiarity both with the environment and associated personnel.  Take the show on the road to another stone facility or job site and it is an entirely different story.  This session will discuss elements you should consider when loading and unloading flatbed trucks at a jobsite or distribution center.

  • Course Code
    SS202S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Al manipular las losas en un ambiente controlado como un almacén, centro de distribución, patio de almacenamiento de losas al aire libre o instalación de fabricación, usted tiene el beneficio de la familiaridad con el medio ambiente y el personal asociado. Muestree otra instalación de piedra o sitio de trabajo y será un cuento totalmente diferente. Esta sesión debatirá los elementos que usted debe considerar al cargar y descargar camiones de plataforma en un sitio de trabajo o centro de distribución.

  • Course Code
    SS205
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.1

    The OSHA On-site voluntary consultation program conducted nearly 28,000 visits to small businesses in 2016, covering over 1.1 million workers nationwide.  This session will discuss the OSHA voluntary consultation program, what is involved and how companies can take advantage of this federally funded program.

  • Course Code
    SS210
    Available Until
    12/31/2030
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    In this presentation, we discuss crane, hoist and sling procedures that are generally accepted as best practices in the stone industry. The procedures have been created to limit your exposure to the hazards associated with overhead cranes, lifting loads and moving suspended loads.  Following the procedures in this video module will help prevent serious injuries to you and your fellow associates resulting from overloading, dropping or slipping of the load, obstructing the passage of the load and using equipment in a manner for which it was not designed by the manufacturer.

  • Course Code
    SS210S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Esta sección identifica las mejores prácticas para el manejo de las losa con una grúa viajera más los peligros relacionados con la operación de la grúa viajera o aérea.

     

  • Course Code
    SS212
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    How is the stone industry addressing the OSHA silica rule change? What are leading stone professionals doing NOW to reduce silica exposure for their employees? What are the real costs associated with making your shop and business safer?  This session will prepare attendees to create a safety program that addresses silica exposure, baseline testing, and a number of issues your employees will encounter.

  • Course Code
    SS220
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    There are two major methods for moving slabs in most stone environments – overhead cranes and forklifts. This educational module will focus the dos and don’ts when moving slabs with forklifts.

  • Course Code
    SS220S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Hay dos métodos principales para mover las losas en la mayoría de los entornos de piedra - grúas y montacargas. Este módulo educativo se centrará en lo que se debe hacer y lo que no se debe hacer cuando se mueven las losas con montacargas.

  • Course Code
    SS230
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    One of the major causes of serious accidents involving natural stone slab handling is faulty equipment.  Making sure that all tools and supplies used in the process are in good working order is the easiest way to control accidents.  This module will review policies for inspecting clamps, slings, cables, nuts and bolts.

  • Course Code
    SS230S
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Una de las causas principales de los accidentes graves que se relacionan con la manipulación natural de losas de piedra es el equipamiento defectuoso. Asegurarse de que todas las herramientas y suministros utilizados en el proceso estén en buen estado de funcionamiento es la forma más fácil de controlar los accidentes. Este módulo revisará las políticas para inspeccionar abrazaderas, eslingas, cables, tuercas y pernos.

  • Course Code
    SS301
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    1.0

    Join us as we discuss creating a stone industry safety program.  Review an inspection checklist and safety policies that will help prepare your company for the unexpected. Leave this session with a safety program that addresses overall training, recordkeeping, noise and silica exposure, baseline testing, and a number of issues your employees will encounter.

  • Course Code
    SS313
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    Every stone fabrication facility is required by OSHA to have a Silica Exposure Control Plan (ECP). This course is designed to help stone companies create and implement a Silica ECP and highlight available resources. 

  • Course Code
    SS315
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    0.5

    This course provides an overview of the OSHA Voluntary Inspection Program and explains how to use this program to monitor employee silica exposure. It will discuss perceived myths about OSHA and showcase how OSHA truly conducts their inspections.  Come away with a plan to measure employee silica exposure at your facility.

  • Course Code
    SS320
    Available Until
    N/A
    Course Type
    Safety Training Sessions
    CEUs
    N/A

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business in the stone industry. This session will discuss COVID-19 and how it impacts both workshop and front office employees.  Review the suggested practices for pandemic response and business continuity.  Come away with a plan for creating a workplace that will help protect employees while also providing a productive work environment.