Safety Inspections course provides an overview of the safety and health inspection process, then examine specific techniques to improve the process. It also addresses basic skills for conducting various types of inspections and correcting identified hazards.
Discussions, demonstrations and exercises teach you what to inspect, how often and who should be involved. And participants learn how to develop and use checklists in continuous and formal safety inspections. The focus is on finding facts, not faults, and how to use safety inspections to positively reinforce safe practices and behaviors.
What Will You Learn?
- Discuss the duties and responsibilities of a bridge inspector and define inspection concepts including personal and public safety issues associated with bridge inspections
- List the inspection equipment needs for various types of bridges and site conditions
- Describe, identify, evaluate, and document the various components and deficiencies that can exist on bridge components and elements
- List design characteristics and describe inspection methods and locations for common concrete, steel, and timber structures
- Identify and evaluate the various culvert and waterway deficiencies
- Discuss the need to inspect underwater portions of bridges
- Describe nondestructive evaluation methods for basic bridge materials
- Demonstrate how to field inspect and evaluate common concrete, steel, and timber bridges
Chapter 1 an Introduction to Workplace Safety, Health and Inspection
Chapter 2 Office Safety
Chapter 3 Workplace Hazards
Chapter 4 Other Workplace Safety Issues
Chapter 5 Workplace Health