Training Resources

Slow Motion Sneeze in 4K - The Slow Mo Guys with Dr. Anthony Fauci

Description:

This video "illustrates the importance of wearing masks to prevent aerosolized particles" and an interview with Dr.Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (October 22, 2020)

Source: The Slow Mo Guys

Date: 11/02/20

A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air

Description:

This article illustrates how the risk of spreading the disease can be reduced by "applying all available measures to combat infection via aerosols."  (October 29, 2020)

Source: El Pais

Date: 10/30/20

Choose Hand Safety

Description:

Information on how to protect your hands, including what to look for when choosing and using hand tools and gloves. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

Best Built Plans

Description:

Best Built Plans provides contractors and workers with practical tools and information to plan for safe materials handling while staying productive and profitable. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA)

Description:

Contractors and workers that perform healthcare or other occupied facility and renovation construction need to understand the Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) procedures to properly perform this work. CPWR's 8-hour ICRA Awareness training program provides the necessary information to understand and apply the ICRA procedures and examines the practical use of ICRA tools including containment, negative air, HEPA filtration, and work practice techniques. The training program uses a variety of adult education classroom activities to build upon particpants' experiences working in construction, maintenance, renovation, demolition, or healthcare facility environments. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

OSHA Standard 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication

Description:

OSHA's hazard communication standard. 

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Date: 08/11/20

CPWR - Putting On and Taking Off Gloves

Description:

This toolbox talk describes how to properly put on and take off gloves. For more information on use of gloves and hand safety go to https://www.choosehandsafety.org/

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 09/11/20

CDC - When to Wear Gloves

Description:

Guidance on when gloves are and are not needed. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 08/28/20

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Apprenticeship Training Facilities

Description:

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has developed COVID-19 general safety guidelines for training facilities.

This guidance applies to adult-learning, training, formal testing and small assemblies, as recommended by the Minnesota Department of Health to address the mitigation of COVID-19 exposures.

This guidance does not pertain to elementary, secondary and post-secondary education institutions.

Source: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Date: 08/03/20

SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Toolbox

Description:

A collection of resources on a wide range of COVID-19 topics, including Personal Protective Equipment, Training, and Workplace Guidance.

Source: Association for Biosafety and Biosecurity

Date: 07/08/20

WHO - Guidance - How to wear a fabric mask (June 3, 2020)

Description:

A video explaining how cloth face coverings (masks) should be worn to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)

Date: 08/28/20

IUOE Local 66 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Tool

Description:

This interactive training tool is intended to introduce users to important facts about COVID-19.

Source: International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66

Date: 09/11/20

OSHA - Putting on and Taking off a Mask Correctly (video)

Description:

This video shows employers and workers how to properly wear and remove a respirator. Also available in Spanish.

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Date: 06/07/20

NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app

Description:

The NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app allows workers exposed to hazards on disaster sites to access a full suite of awareness-level training resources with a simple tap of the screen. From within the app, users can select and download training materials on a variety of disaster types and related topics. COVID-19 has now been added as a training topic.

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 08/28/20

CPWR Recommendations: COVID-19 Plan for Union Training Centers 8/12/20

Description:

To help training centers prepare for the introduction of trainees into their centers as they re-open, CPWR has put together a set of recommendations. This document is based on the recommendations of many federal and state agencies and incorporates many of the practices in the CPWR/NABTU COVID-19 Standards for U.S. Construction Sites. This document is “living” and will continually be updated based on new information. 

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

NIOSH - How to Properly Put on and Take off a Disposable Respirator

Description:

This document uses photos and English and Spanish text to describe how to properly put on and take off a disposable respirator. 

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 05/04/20

NIOSH - Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection - User Seal Check

Description:

This document responds to questions about the need to do a user seal check once a fit test has been conducted.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 05/03/20

NIOSH - Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection - Fit Testing

Description:

This document responds to common questions about respirator fit testing, why it is done, frequency, need for a tight fit, and where to find more information.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 05/03/20

NIOSH - Three Key Factors Required for a Respirator to be Effective

Description:

This infographic provides three key steps for effective use of a respirator.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 05/03/20

NIOSH - Important Steps for Using NIOSH-Approved N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators

Description:

This infographic provides five key steps users of N95 filtering facepiece respirators should follow.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 08/28/20

NIOSH - Understanding the Difference (Surgical Mask / N95 Respirator)

Description:

An infographic that describes the difference between a surgical mask and N95 respirators, including intended use and purpose and limitations.

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Date: 08/28/20

ARTBA-Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases on Highway Work Zones (4/3/2020)

Description:

This video was developed to assist in stopping the spread of infectious diseases in work zones and is based on recommendations from the CDC, OSHA and other industry sources. Click here to view this video in Spanish.

Source: American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

Date: 09/11/20

NIEHS - COVID-19 Worker Training Tools

Description:

This general awareness training tool is being updated with new information as the situation evolves. The topics include: Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 in the Workplace (English and Spanish); Essential and Returning Workers Training Tool; COVID-19 Toolbox; and access to NIEHS Worker Training Program Awardee resources.  

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 08/28/20

CPWR - Toolbox Talk: COVID-19 (March 31, 2020)

Description:

This toolbox talk presents the risk, discussion questions, and steps to work safely. It includes a brief case example and visual, and is part of CPWR's Toolbox Talk series. Click here to access this document in Spanish.

Source: CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Date: 08/28/20

LHSFNA - Toolbox Talk: COVID-19

Description:

This toolbox talk gives a summary of basic safety procedures and safeguards to protect employees from COVID-19. Click here to access this document in Spanish.

Source: Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

Date: 05/04/20

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