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Working on or Near Water (MSHA) New

Course Description

Course Description

This module provides an overview of health and safety aspects of tasks related to hazards when working near water.
Reference: 30 CFR Part 46.5.b.4

Learning Objectives

This module provides the basics for working safely on or near water. When you’ve successfully completed this module, you’ll be able to.

  • Discuss the main hazards of working on or near water
  • Determine when to wear a life jacket or personal flotation device
  • Select the appropriate type of life jacket or personal flotation device for the worker and job
  • Discuss the basics of working safely on boats



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