Cal Wildfire Smoke Safety and Emergency Regulation for All Industries

Level: Introductory
Duration: 1 Hours 10 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD385
CEUs:
$35.00

With the number of wildfires each year in California on the rise, it’s never been more important for employees and employers across the state to be prepared. Designed for all professionals who work in California’s outdoor workplaces, the Cal Wildfire Smoke Safety and Emergency Regulation for All Industries course provides an easy way to prepare for the dangers of smoke inhalation and more. This online safety course addresses general smoke safety awareness and the emergency regulations set forth by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA. 

This 70-minute Cal/OSHA wildfire smoke safety and emergency regulation course is based on Cal/OSHA’s Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke and provides important information on wildfire response and more. Course topics include:

  • An introduction to wildfire smoke
  • Cal/OSHA’s July 29th, 2019 Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke
  • Standards listed under Appendix A and B of Section 5141.1 for employers subject to Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulations
  • Wildfire characteristics
  • The health effects of wildfire smoke
  • Strategies for exposure control
  • Protective equipment and other smoke controls
  • Particulate matter levels
  • Particle pollution
  • Wildfire smoke and wildlands
  • Additional guidance from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Communicating safety and health risks associated with wildfire smoke

Cal Wildfire Smoke Safety and Emergency Regulation for All Industries is an introductory-level online safety course designed for all members of the California workforce who could be exposed to wildfire smoke on the job.

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

After taking this course, participants will have greater awareness of the health and safety risks posed by wildfire smoke. You will also understand relevant Cal/OSHA emergency regulations governing this safety hazard.

The Cal Wildfire Smoke Safety and Emergency Regulation for All Industries course includes case studies and interactive media and exercises for a more engaging learning experience. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Completion Certificate, which can be accessed and printed at any time to demonstrate successful training. 

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