Safety & Health

OSHA Susan Harwood Grants

OSHTAC

Occupational Safety and Health Training & Assistance Center



Oil and Gas

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number _SH-19490-09-60-F-54



Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number SH-16624-07-60-F-54

The university’s Safety and Health Extension has developed a four-hour pandemic influenza training program for healthcare professionals and staff at small hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Training topics to be covered include:

  • Clinical background information on influenza
  • Infection control
  • Pandemic influenza preparedness
  • OSHA standards of special importance


Adobe PDF Course Poster


Landscape Worker Training

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number 46C6-HT21

Landscaping and horticultural service workers are at risk for injury from a wide variety of potential hazards in this industry.

Landscaping and horticultural service workers

Training topics to be covered include:

  • exposure to chemicals
  • noise, machinery
  • lifting
  • construction
  • weather-related hazards



Electrical Safety including Arc Flash

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant SH161147-07

Employee working with electrical hazard Every year, more than 2,000 workers are treated in burn centers with severe arc flash injuries. Some of the employees at risk for arc flash hazards are mechanics, electricians, and HVAC personnel.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Subpart S, Electrical Safety
  • Subpart J, Lockout Tagout
  • NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.



Residential Fall Protection

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number 46C3-HT19









Safety Hazards During Modular Home Installation

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number SH-16607-07-60-F-54

West Virginia University Safety & Health Extension currently has an OSHA Susan Harwood Traing grant to train residential construction workers who install modular homes. WVU S&HE will revise “Safety Training for Residential Construction Workers Performing Modular Home Installations” PowerPoint, manuals, DVD, and online versions developed through funding provided by an OSHA Susan Harwood Training Material Development Grant in 2004. This revised material will contain a worker manual, a train-the-trainer manual, and a bilingual counterpart in Spanish.



Presence of Hexavalent Chromium (CrVI) in the Industry, its Health Effects, Recommended Control Strategies, and Existent Regulation

OSHA Susan Harwood Grant Number 46B6-HT35

Hexavalent Chromium ppt