Safety Training

Employee Safety Services offers free, adaptable safety training and webinars to address your state agency's specific safety concerns. We recognize that not all jobs and not all organizations do the same work or work the same way. We're here to help you identify the best training for your team and assist in adapting it to serve your needs.

If you are a state employee, please contact us at DPA_Safety@state.co.us or 303-866-2200 for information on trainings that are currently available. Please browse our sections below for more information. If there is a topic you are interested in but isn't listed, please let us know.

Office of Risk Management Classes

2020 Summer & Fall Schedule

Live Webinar Registration

Recordings

Summer Safety Hazards

Tuesday, June 30
10:00 AM

Video Available

38 minutes

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety

Organizations and individuals that use ATV’s as part of their daily routines will benefit from this training. Learn best safety practices for using these machines to keep yourself and coworkers safe.

Tuesday, July 7
10:00 AM

Video Available

30 minutes

Driving Ergonomics

Ergonomics is a top cause of injuries for all employees. Driving creates its own set of ergonomic hazards. This course provides important information regarding how to eliminate or minimize the ergonomic risks while driving.

Tuesday, July 21
10:00 AM

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Dust Can Be Dangerous

Dust is a very common safety and health hazard. In this training we will discuss the hazards of different types of dust and how to reduce your risk when working in dusty locations.

Tuesday, August 4
10:00 AM

Video Available

30 Minutes

Fatigue Management 

Over the years, how we work has changed. Many times we are asked to “do more with less.” We work more and longer hours many times with fewer resources. Compounded with our busy personal lives, fatigue is a huge risk factor. In this training we offer solutions to reduce your risk of being hurt on the job due to fatigue.

Tuesday, August 18
10:00 AM

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Preventing Hand Injuries

It is very difficult to perform common job duties without the use of your hands and hands are one of the most common body parts injured each year. Join us in learning how to protect your hands from injury.

Tuesday, September 1
10:00 AM

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Hazard Communication

Learn how to: 

  • Use and store chemicals in the workplace. 

  • Develop a “Right to Know” station in your workplace. 

  • Keep you and your coworkers safe with SDS’s, chemical labeling, and storage requirements 

Tuesday, September 15
10:30 AM

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Fall Hazards & Safety

Tuesday, September 22
10:00 AM

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HAZCOM Global Harmonized System

Tuesday, September 29
10:00 AM

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Hearing Conservation

Tuesday, October 6
10:00 AM

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Ladder Safety

Each year thousands of American workers are injured when using ladders. Specific rules have been put in place to ensure you remain safe while using ladders. This training outlines best practices regarding ladder selection, ladder inspections, proper ladder setup and proper use of ladders that should be common practice in your workplace.

Tuesday, October 20
10:00 AM

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Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls continue to be the top cause of injuries year after year. This training provides advice and techniques to help you on your feet and avoid becoming a statistic.

Tuesday, November 3
10:00 AM

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Complacency

Oh How We Forget: A Lesson in Complacency - Hazards are present in both the home and office environment. Statistics show that more people get hurt at home than at work annually. We cannot afford to be complacent whether you are working from the office or at home.

Tuesday, November 17
10:00 AM

Video Available

45 minutes

Home and Office Ergonomics

Ergonomics is a hazard for all employees. The risk factors are the same whether you are currently working from home or in the office. Here are some suggested solutions to common problems and how to adapt them in both an office and home environment.

Tuesday, December 1
10:00 AM

Video Available

2 hours

The training offered here is specific to employees of the State of Colorado. Any and all information contained in these trainings is intended for members of the State of Colorado workforce. The lessons and information in these trainings should not be applied to work places or work sites which are not common to the working conditions of State of Colorado employees.