The Water Utilities Safety course provides students with important information specific to confined spaces, proper personal protective equipment, and biological and chemical safety issues. Additionally, participants are guided through proper procedures associated with excavating and trenching, electrical safety, work site protection, safe vehicle operation, first aid safety tips, and best practices associated with a successful safety program.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsSafety Awareness+Personal Protective Equipment+First Aid+Chemical Safety+Laboratory Safety+Infectious Diseases and Infection+Emergency Situations+Electrical Safety+Excavation, Trenching, and Machinery Safety+Confined Space Safety+Work Zone Traffic Control
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for public works personnel and employees of a water and/or wastewater system.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2 CEUs
ACE+TCEQ licensed water operators+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators+TCEQ On-site Sewage Facility (OSSF) License