Virginia Department of Human Resource Management

Basic Safety Officer Course

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The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions.

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