Worker Safety Training Modules

These modules are easy-to-use, customizable training materials for conducting worker safety training sessions.

Use these self-contained modules in any order to train new employees or review safety topics with more experienced employees.

Each module includes a handout for employees and a guide for the trainer. The employee handout provides employees with an outline of important information on the module topic. The trainer guide includes training activities, training goals, and tips for supervisors.

For More Information

Please contact Iowa LTAP Director Keith Knapp (515-294-8817, kknapp@iastate.edu) regarding Safety Circuit Rider matters.

Contents

The first six training modules (476 kb *pdf ) include the following topics:

  • Hard hats
  • Lifting and carrying
  • Shop safety
  • Worksite safety
  • Safe vehicle operation
  • Snow and ice operations

About the worker safety training modules

These modules are easy-to-use, customizable training materials for conducting worker safety training sessions. Use these self-contained modules in any order to train new employees or review safety topics with more experienced employees.

Each module includes a handout for employees and a guide for the trainer. The employee handout provides employees with an outline of important information on the module topic. The trainer guide includes training activities, training goals, and tips for supervisors.

Simple steps for a successful safety training session

  • Choose the module most relevant to your work situation.
  • Review the information in both the supervisor guide and the employee handout, paying particular attention to "Training Goals."
  • Gather materials you will need for the suggested activity (video, props, examples of safety equipment, etc.) or plan an alternate activity.
  • Make copies of the employee handout for each participant attending the safety training session.
  • Conduct the safety training session.