State Employee Workers' Compensation and Injury Prevention (WCP) -- Training
This class addresses hazards associated within the office environment. Topics include tripping hazards, effects of video display terminals, ergonomics, and general safety awareness.
Length of Course: One and one-half to two and one-half hours.
If you would like to schedule a class or have any questions, contact a Workplace Safety coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State of Vermont Online University -- State of Vermont Online University
The Summit: Center for State Employee Development (DHR) and the Office of State Employee Workers' Compensation and Injury Prevention are pleased to announce the availability of on-line courses for state employees!
This collaborative offering was created to:
- Provide additional training and professional development for state employees
- Reduce course costs and associated expenses such as mileage/travel and overtime
- Better serve state employees in outlying/remote areas of the state
- Allow employees to access the trainings according to their schedules and time constraints
- Better serve those who work alternate shifts (2nd & 3rd shifts)
A sample of some of the courses available online are: Defensive Driving, Blood Borne Pathogens, Ergonomics for Supervisors, Ergonomics for the Office, General Ergonomics, and Slips, Trips, and Falls to name a few. There are also several excellent career development courses such as: Internet Explorer, Office, PowerPoint, etc.
To register and take courses employees will need the following:
Supervisor (or appointing authority) email for course approval
The latest version of Java and Adobe Flash installed on their computer – employees should contact their own IT staff for assistance with this installation.
How will registration work?
- Employees will register on-line at http://www.firstnetlearning.com/vermont (please save the link to your favorites!)
- Supervisor will receive an email asking them to approve or decline enrollment for the employee
- Once a course is approved the employee will receive a confirmation or declination
Course Cost Structure
Course costs are based on the number of credits for a particular course. Course credits vary from 1-10, with the majority being in the 1-4 credit range.
The first credit is $10; each subsequent credit is an additional $5 – costs are as follows:
- 1 credit = $10
- 2 credits = $15
- 3 credits = $20
- 4 credits = $25
- And so on
For other courses offered by DHR in a classroom environment, please visit: Summit Center
Trainings offered by OSHA
- OSHA Free On-Line training
- OSHA eTools and Electronic Products for Compliance Assistance
- Ergonomics for Computer Workstations (OSHA -- free)
- Completing OSHA 300 Logs
- Distracted Driving