COLLEGE STATION, TX - March 4, 2016 - Employing over 18 million workers, healthcare is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy. CareerSafe®, the country’s leading provider of online safety training specifically designed for youth, will launch an online OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Healthcare) training program.
“Workers in healthcare face a unique set of hazards that ranks healthcare among the highest in injury reports for private industries. We want to provide young workers with safety training specific to their interests and future career paths. We’re thrilled to expand OSHA’s outreach into healthcare and continue to make a difference in the lives of young people,” said Dr. Larry Teverbaugh, Founder and CEO of CareerSafe.
CareerSafe’s OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Healthcare) course will meet national and industry recognized credential qualifications set by OSHA and translate into the healthcare work environment. Through this training course, students will become more knowledgeable about workplace hazards as well as their rights and their employers’ responsibilities. The course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens, Ergonomics, Preventing Workplace Violence, Biological Agents and Infection Control, and several more.
"Health science education is vital to building a talent pipeline to fulfill future needs in the health industry,” said Dr. Jim Koeninger, HOSA-Future Health Professions Executive Director. “HOSA is honored to partner with CareerSafe to promote the introduction of the online OSHA safety program specifically for health. Students need access to quality safety resources in preparation for pathways leading to high growth careers that are in high demand.”
CareerSafe is committed to delivering training to students, educators, and schools at a reasonable cost of $25 per student. Once a student successfully completes the online CareerSafe OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Healthcare) training course, the student will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry course completion wallet card. Educators can seamlessly integrate the CareerSafe program in the classroom through the student management system and will have access to an interactive gradebook, classroom reporting, and supplemental tools that follow each topic.
CareerSafe believes that safety is a life skill and workplace safety training should be available to all young workers as they enter their career fields. Through this program, students will develop a safety mindset and acquire marketable skills for a competitive edge. America’s youth are our future. No job is worth a young worker’s life.
Learn more about the CareerSafe OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Healthcare) course today!
Since 2003, more than 670,000 students have enrolled into CareerSafe safety training programs. By providing fundamental safety knowledge and awareness to entry-level workers, students enter the workforce more confident, capable, and efficient. CareerSafe's OSHA 10-Hour training courses give students the opportunity to lay a long-term groundwork for future career success. At a cost of $25 per student, CareerSafe provides the most affordable authorized online OSHA training programs in the country. America's youth are our future. Make safety a priority. For additional information about CareerSafe, visit our website: http://www.careersafeonline.com