Workplace Safety & Compliance

  • 18 Courses | 1h 51m 43s
  • 12 Books | 78h 9m
  • 2 Audiobooks | 2h 33m 15s
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Safety in the workplace is of the utmost importance.  Learn about workplace safety, accident prevention, and about other possible threats in the workplace.

COURSES INCLUDED

COVID-19: A Novel Coronavirus
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that commonly occur in both humans and animals. Most coronaviruses cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses similar to the common cold and flu, and sometimes lower-respiratory tract illnesses, such as pneumonia or bronchitis. Most people will experience a type of common human coronavirus in their lifetime. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel coronavirus caused by the human body's reaction to the strain of the virus known as SARS-CoV-2. It currently has no cure or preventative vaccine.
1 video | 28m available Badge
COMPLIANCE SHORT: Back Safety and Injury Prevention
Back injuries are all to common on the job. To help minimize back injuries, it is important to raise awareness of workplace hazards that can cause back injuries and to equip employees to protect themselves from preventable back injuries. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
1 video | 6m available Badge
COMPLIANCE SHORT: Ergonomics for Safety
Being familiar with musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors and the the key components of an ergonomics program provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
1 video | 6m available Badge
Ergonomics Impact: Computer Ergonomics
Computer Ergonomics is a science which explains the apt neutral posture to be maintained while working on a computer workstation. Recognizing proper ergonomic setup for computer workstations ensures better comfort and productivity, and minimizes undue stress on different body parts. This Ergonomics Impact explores the need for neutral posture when using a computer workstation and helps to understand what a best neutral posture is. In this Impact series installment, Frank Rooney explains the concept of computer ergonomics.
2 videos | 6m available Badge
Ergonomics Impact: Furniture and Equipment
Ergonomics is a process of designing jobs that are suitable to the worker that makes employees work comfortably and increase productivity. In this Ergonomics Impact, you will learn about using proper furniture and equipment in a workplace, recognize flooring and lighting concerns, and standards that guide employers in workstation design. In this Impact series installment, Frank Rooney talks about ergonomics in the workplace.
3 videos | 12m available Badge
Infectious Disease Impact: An Overview of Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases kill more people in the world than any other single cause. These diseases are caused by microorganisms and spread through different types of contacts. Drugs can be used to prevent infections but some microorganisms have developed drug resistance. However, by implementing some simple steps, you can protect yourself from infectious diseases. In this impact series, Dr. Ava Dykes talks about an overview of infectious diseases.
2 videos | 6m available Badge
Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact: Minimizing Walking and Working Surface Hazards
Using stairs can be risky if they are built inappropriately. Lack of correct angle, absence of tread or railings are some common reasons of slipping. Also in work areas, there are various risks of falling due to wet or slippery work surfaces. In this Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact series, Leo Old discusses various risks and solutions related to walking and work surfaces and also related to engineering controls to reduce risks.
2 videos | 4m available Badge
Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact: Stairs
Stairs of all types are inherently hazardous and people might fall on them, get hurt, or even get killed in the process. There are several features to consider when determining whether or not the stair is safe for use. In this Slips, Trips, and Falls Impact series, Leo Old talks about identifying safe work practices for using stairs.
2 videos | 3m available Badge
COMPLIANCE IMPACT: Information Security – The Break-In
Given the global nature of commerce and the volume of electronic information routinely exchanged every day, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This Compliance Impact dramatizes how a simple act of carelessness can cause a serious data breach.
7 videos | 4m available Badge
COMPLIANCE IMPACT: Using the Internet – Beware the Share
While the Internet has transformed how we share information, there are potential risks associated with using it in the workplace. You need to protect your own and your company's best interests when using Internet technologies. This Compliance Impact dramatizes some situations where employees' use of the Internet poses a threat to their companies.
6 videos | 5m available Badge
COMPLIANCE SHORT: Cybersecurity UK
Lax security practices and poor security awareness on the part of employees can result in security breaches that have serious consequences for organisations. Hackers will take advantage of any vulnerability, and their reach is global.Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction's laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Cybersecurity 2
Lax security practices and poor security awareness on the part of employees can result in security breaches that have serious consequences for organisations. Hackers will take advantage of any vulnerability, and their reach is global.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Privacy and Information Security
Given the global nature of commerce and the prevalence of the electronic exchange of information, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This course will provide employees in global organisations with a high-level awareness of the regulatory, legal and corporate requirements for handling and protecting personal and sensitive information. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Privacy and Information Security 2
Given the global nature of commerce and the prevalence of the electronic exchange of information, data security has never been a more critical business issue. This course will provide employees in global organisations with a high-level awareness of the regulatory, legal and corporate requirements for handling and protecting personal and sensitive information. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Promoting Diversity and Avoiding Discrimination
The modern workforce is as diverse as the world in which it exists, with employees representing an extraordinary variety of abilities, cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. To leverage the full potential of the workforce, it's important for organisations, managers and employees to evaluate and improve the ways in which they support diversity and inclusion, and help ensure employees are being treated fairly. Please note that the course content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Nothing in the course materials shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any jurisdiction’s laws. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not establish, an attorney-client relationship. Users should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel licensed in their jurisdiction.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Protecting Customer Information (UK)
Because a company’s customer data can be among its most valuable assets, it is essential that all employees become familiar with their role in protecting it from loss, theft, or other misuse.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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COMPLIANCE SHORT: Social Media and Electronic Communications (UK)
This course explores some generally accepted best practices for protecting your own and your company's best interests while using e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, as well as other Internet technologies such as social networking sites and blogs. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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Social Media and Electronic Communications 2 (UK)
This course explores some generally accepted best practices for protecting your own and your company's best interests while using e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, as well as other Internet technologies such as social networking sites and blogs. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user's risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leading Through COVID-19
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn that the art of effective crisis leadership focuses on three interdependent areas of activity that help foster sustained high — even heroic — performance by your teams and the larger enterprise.
Book Duration 3m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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How to Work with and Lead People not Like You: Practical Solutions for Today’s Diverse Workplace
In her book, How to Work with and Lead People not Like You, author Kelly McDonald explores the challenges to understanding and accepting people's cultures and values when they differ from ours. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 13m Book Authors By Kelly McDonald

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The Compliance Revolution: How Compliance Needs to Change to Survive
Focusing on the financial sector, yet applicable to any business, The Compliance Revolution offers practical techniques to rethink and redesign your approach to compliance. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 12m Book Authors By David Jackman

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Occupational Health and Safety for the 21st Century
Providing a broad and concise overview of the topics that make up the field of occupational health and safety, this book will increase readers' awareness of the crucial role played by occupational factors in the health of workers and the many connections between occupational and environmental exposures.
Book Duration 8h 6m Book Authors By Robert H. Friis

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Environmental Compliance Manual: A Safety Manager’s Guide: Includes OSHA & DOT (2015 Edition)
From hazardous material, to clean air and clean water, this manual is packed with easy-to-understand information on regulations, environmental related issues, and compliance.
Book Duration 17h 39m Book Authors By J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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Risk Reduction Methods for Occupational Safety and Health
Integrating the fields of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and ergonomics, this text enables readers to anticipate industry hazards and implement tested and proven strategies to avoid, whenever possible, or minimize the harm and damages.
Book Duration 7h 38m Book Authors By Roger C. Jensen

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Wireless and Mobile Device Security
Using case studies and real-world events, this straightforward book discusses risk assessments, threats, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks, as well as the security measures that should be put in place to mitigate breaches.
Book Duration 8h 21m Book Authors By Jim Doherty

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Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Theives
By telling memorable stories and extracting the relevant lessons, this practical, lively book is essential to surviving the ever-changing world of online security, and is invaluable not only for preventing problems, but helping cope when they arrive.
Book Duration 4h 14m Book Authors By Adam Levin, Beau Friedlander

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Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails
Addressing the growing and continuing scourge of phishing emails, this book provides actionable defensive techniques and tools to help you steer clear of malicious emails, and offers insight into the financial, corporate espionage, nation state, and identity theft goals of the attackers, while teaching you how to spot a spoofed e-mail or cloned website.
Book Duration 3h 19m Book Authors By Christopher Hadnagy, Michele Fincher

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How to Work with and Lead People not Like You: Practical Solutions for Today's Diverse Workplace
If you're in a diverse team, you know employee differences can cause miscommunication, lower trust, and hurt productivity. This book explains the skills you need to communicate, motivate, and inspire people to collaborate—even if they have very different values, lifestyles, or priorities.
Book Duration 2h 16m Book Authors By Kelly McDonald

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Security Risks in Social Media Technologies: Safe Practices in Public Service Applications
Focusing on the security issues of social media, specifically in the public sector, this book helps readers understand the risks posed by relevant Web 2.0 applications and gives clear guidance on how to mitigate those risks.
Book Duration 3h 7m Book Authors By Alan Oxley

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OSHA Compliance Manual: Application of Key OSHA Topics (2014 Edition)
Including helpful extras like samples forms, written plans, and compliance checklists, this handy guide offers plain-English explanations of workplace safety regulations and answers to OSHA compliance questions.
Book Duration 23h 1m Book Authors By J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
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