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Safety Meeting Topics

TT&S develops safety courses targeted to the needs of our members. If you are interested in what we have to offer, contact us about joining today!


 

4 Gas Meters

short basics about what gas meters do
 

Aggressive Dogs

comprehensive information on dog aggression signs and attacks
 

Asbestos

covers what asbestos is, where it might be found, symptoms of exposure and health issues, and protection
 

Batteries

covers battery safety for a variety of battery types
 

Bloodborne Pathogens

Common pathogens and basic safety measures for non-medical personnel
 

Confined Spaces - Attics & Crawl Spaces

Stay safe while working in attics and crawl spaces.
 

Confined Spaces - Manholes

the basics of non-permitted spaces, competent persons, and manholes for telecom work
 

Customer Service

general telecom-focused customer service for phone reps and for technicians visiting customer premises, including how to deal with upset and aggressive customers.
 

Cybersecurity

the most common issues that the average end user might encounter.
 

Dangerous Animals, Insects, Plants

A brief review of the most dangerous animals, insects, and plants for different areas. Two options available-- ND & southwest U.S.
 

Defensive Driving

NDHP-approved classroom defensive driving course for insurance discount, about 4 hours
 

Electrical Safety

basic electrical safety for non-electricians
 

Emergency Procedures

general overview of the importance of having an EAP, the incidents that need to be covered, and the parts required in the document
 

Ergonomics & Lifting Safety

includes proper lifting techniques and ergonomic considerations for all types of work spaces
 

Fall Protection

general refresher and reminder, including personal fall arrest systems
 

Fiber Optic Safety

Basic fiber handling safety
 

Fire Extinguishers & Fire Safety

When you can't avoid fires, learn the P.A.S.S. method.
 

First Aid/CPR/AED

refresher course covering all important first aid and CPR topics, including live dummy hands-on CPR
 

Forklifts

This presentation is used for our hands-on forklift certifications but can be presented as a refresher of forklift safety.
 

H2S

Learn the identifying characteristics, sources, and likely locations of hydrogen sulfide, and also the symptoms of exposure and protections to take.
 

Hazard Recognition

Think safety in everything. Learn to evaluate risks and recognize the hazards they pose in order to avoid injuries.
 

HazCom - GHS

includes explanations of the Globally Harmonized System pictograms and SDS 16-section form with examples
 

Ladder Safety

There are three levels of ladder safety: general safety, refresher training, and hands-on inspections.
 

Lock Out/Tag Out

Learn when to lock-out a machine or tool or just tag it as unusable.
 

Office Safety

Multiple sections:
* Slips, Trips, Falls
* Stairways, Ladders, Step Stools
* Fire Safety basics
* Space heaters
* Ergonomics & Lifting Safety
 

Personal Protective Equipment

Learn about the various protections for all parts of the body from head, eyes, ears, and face to hands, feet, and lungs and what to use in different situations.
 

Radon

Learn where it's found and what to do about it.
 

Railroad Safety

the dangers of railroads and how to avoid train accidents
 

Ratchet Straps

A Youtube video on proper ratchet tie-down strap use
 

RF Radiation

Basic cautions of radio frequency radiation exposure
 

Sharp Objects

Recognize the risks of sharp objects and learn the precautions to take when handling them.
 

Silica

Recognize the risks and take precautions against the dangers of silica exposure.
 

Slip, Trips, & Falls

walking and working surface hazards
 

Summer Safety

multiple sections:
* heat risks
* sun risks
* severe weather
 

Trenching & Shoring

covers the dangers of trenches and the precautions to take
 

Winter Safety

Sections include wind chill dangers, cold-related illnesses (including frostbite), and winter driving.
 

Work Zone Safety

covers basics for telecom workers, including high-visibility clothing requirements