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Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention

Session Format:

One 3–Hour Session


This training session highlights practical approaches to accident prevention. Employers and employees are actively encouraged to participate in and support company safety efforts. Safety is a team effort. A basic understanding of people is important to the success of a company’s safety operation.


The participant will learn (1) concepts of industrial accidents, (2) attitudes and behaviors and their relationship to safety, (3) how to recognize hazards, and (4) measures used to reduce and prevent accidents.

Content Outline

  • Behavioral approaches to accident prevention
  • Multiple–factor concepts as causes of accidents
  • Recognizing hazards and prevention

Who Should Attend

This seminar is intended for all personnel.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14