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OSHA Water Safety, Drowning, Hazards

29 CFR 1918.105 and other Water Safety Online Training Certification

Working in, on, or near bodies of water can pose a wide variety of hazards to workers. Bodies of water include; swimming pools, retaining pools and tanks, rivers and streams, ponds and lakes, marshes and the ocean.

OSHA requires that employers provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers.

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Governing regulations.
This online water safety course satisfies the training requirements of OSHA 29 CFR § 1918.105 and other Health and Safety Concerns related to Drowning and other Water Hazards.

Who must take this course?
Any workers that work on, in, or near bodies of water as part of their job.

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Click to Learn More How long is the course?

How long is the course?
It will take a MINIMUM of 1 hour to complete this OSHA Drowning, Water Hazards & Safety online safety training course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable OSHA Drowning, Water Hazards & Safety Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.1 CEUs (or 1 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Drowning, Water Hazards & Safety Certification Safety Training course consists of content, graphics, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This course covers drowning and water hazards. This course describes various hazards posed by working on, in, or around bodies of water (such as drowning; slips trips and falls; and biological hazards like marine animals and snakes), government agencies with related standards (OSHA, U.S. Coast Guard), along with hazard controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of workers.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • potential water-related hazards,
  • drowning hazards,
  • cold water hazards,
  • fall protection,
  • Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs),
  • controls, including:
    • engineering/technological solutions
    • work practices and training
    • Personal Protective Equipment
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

OSHA has not specified any time frame for required retraining or recertification for Drowning, Water Hazards & Safety. Since there is no OSHA standard dealing with this specific hazard the OSH Act general duty clause, section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) defines the standard which provides that:

(a) Each employer -

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.

A recognized hazard is a danger recognized by the employer's industry or industry in general, by the employer, or by common sense. The general duty clause does not apply if there is an OSHA standard dealing with the hazard, unless the employer knows that the standard does not adequately address the hazard.

Therefore it is our recommendation that workers be retrained at least every three years.

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