On-Site Safety Management Training

NSMS offers a number of excellent on-site training opportunities. For more information or to schedule a training session you may email the instructor. Course fees vary with the length and location of the course.PREPARING ONESELF FOR IMPLEMENTING AN INTEGRATED SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT PROGRAMInstructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
NSMS Course: NSMS-PDC-06-01Course SyllabusThis 3-day course presents principles and strategies to enhance the effectiveness of individuals who are responsible (or preparing to be responsible) for health and safety management. Integration of safety and health programs and management systems into “company operations” is critical for business sustainability, survivability and profitability. To achieve such integration, the appropriate safety and health management’s human relations skills, technical and regulatory knowledge, and best practices need to be acquired and applied.DAY ONE –

  • Administrative Business, Introductions and Course Overview
  • Safety Management Principles and Practices
  • Role of Safety Committees; Managing/Facilitating Meetings
  • Safety Attributes for Best-in-Class Organizations
  • Human Performance Improvement: Identifying Error Precursors to Injury Causation

DAY TWO –

  • Understanding Self/Others/Your Organization – SMART Profile
  • Psychology of Safety – Concept of Behavior Based Safety
  • Strategic Planning Concepts and Process
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Tools for Safety Managers and Practitioners

DAY THREE –

    • Performance Metrics for Continuous Improvement
    • Developing Effective Training/Presentation Skills
    • Negotiation Skills & Interactive Group Exercise
    • SMART Profile Results and Interpretation
    • Stress Management for the Safety and Health Professional

OSHA RECORDKEEPING WORKSHOP – ARE YOU IN COMPLIANCE?Instructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
NSMS Course: NSMS-PDC-06-02Course SyllabusEffective January 2002, OSHA issued a revised rule to improve the system that employers use to track and record workplace injuries and illnesses. The current rule improves employee involvement, calls for greater employee privacy protection, creates simpler forms, provides clearer regulatory requirements and allows employers more flexibility to use computers to meet OSHA regulatory requirements. Individuals responsible and accountable for this recordkeeping function need to become functionally familiar with the requirements and mechanics of OSHA injury and illness documentation in order to prepare and maintain compliant records of work-related injuries and illnesses. This one-day workshop is designed for supervisors, managers, health and safety personnel and others responsible for injury and illness recordkeeping.

  • Registration, Welcome and Workshop Overview
  • Review of OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Orientation to OSHA Recordkeeping Forms
  • Exercises Using OSHA Recordkeeping Forms
  • Calculating Injury and Illness Rates,
  • Preparing for an OSHA Records Inspection, Documentation Pointers, Program Management Strategies

SITUATIONAL INTERPERSONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SAFETY PROFESSIONALInstructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
Course SyllabusAccording to the Carnegie Institute, in the future YOU will need more:

A. Technical Skills
B. Interpersonal Skills
C. Writing Skills

The answer is B. One’s technical skills represent only 15% of will help in a career, while 85% is one’s ability to get along with others. People skills and communication are the foundation for success in the 2000’s and beyond. Drawing upon the correct interpersonal skills for a given situation is critical to an individual’s effectiveness and success as a safety professional or manager. Attendees are provided with three days of solid learn-by-doing training to help sharpen their individual’s abilities to handle a variety of work-related situations.This 3-day professional development workshop focuses on creating an interactive “hands-on” experience in preparing individuals to respond to a variety of challenging work situations that could be encountered over the course of their careers:

  • Interviewing and Collecting Witness Statements During an Accident Investigation
  • Interacting with a Regulator During an Onsite Visit
  • Providing Deposition Testimony
  • Making a Statement to the Media and Fielding Follow-up Questions
  • Negotiations Skills With Union Representatives
  • Participating in a Job Interview as a Candidate
  • Facilitating a Safety Committee Meeting
  • Safety Training Presentation Skills

Retention of knowledge and skills are strengthened when students see, hear and practice what they are taught. By creating specific scenarios, and involving students through role-playing, an affective learning environment is created to build critical communication and interpersonal skills in a challenging, constructive, yet non-threatening learning environment. Special in-class exercises, video documentation and constructive feedback enables each participant to receive tailored coaching and evaluation.DEVELOPING IN-HOUSE ERGONOMIC EVALUATORSInstructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
NSMS Course: NSMS-PDC-06-04Course SyllabusAccording to the U.S. Department of Labor, the most common causes of repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) involve the use of computers and tools. This workshop enables businesses to employ a cost-effective strategy and approach through developing the in-house capability to conduce proactive ergonomic workstation assessments and evaluations in other environments (industrial and laboratory). This 2-day workshop will review of the compliance requirements and other regulatory drivers, the various types of cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), primary risk factors leading to CTDs, identifying and controlling ergonomic hazards in the workplace and review ergonomic evaluation needs in the computer, industrial and research laboratory environments.

  • Overview of Ergonomics and Regulatory Drivers: OSHA General Duty Clause and ADA.
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) – Risk Factors and Mitigation Measures
  • The Ergonomic Evaluation Process
  • Analytical Tools for Ergonomists
  • Computer Workstation Ergonomics
  • MMH/Industrial Ergonomics
  • Laboratory Ergonomics

ERGONOMIC AWARENESS FOR COMPUTER USERSInstructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
NSMS Course: NSMS-PDC-06-05Course SyllabusThis 2-hour orientation course designed to assist organizations in their employee safety training efforts by offering an awareness course to help computer users understand the at-risk factors and mitigation measures to control and prevent musculoskeletal injuries in a computer intensive work environment.MOVEMENT INJURY PREVENTIONInstructor: Jeffrey Y. Chung, Ph.D, CSHM, CHFP
NSMS Course: NSMS-PDC-06-06Course SyllabusThis 2-hour orientation course designed to assist organizations in their employee safety training efforts by offering an awareness course to help personnel responsible for manual materials handling a means to understand the at-risk factors and mitigation measures to control and prevent strains and sprains to the musculoskeletal system.

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