One of the key elements in having a safer workplace is preventing the repetition of an accident.

The Project T.E.A.C.H. "Accident Investigation and Prevention" course can help.

Course Objectives:

To train potential investigators in effective procedures

To provide a systematic method for accident investigation

To apply information gained during the investigation to prevent a repetition of similar accidents

Topics Covered:

Investigative Techniques and Procedures


Interviewing techniques

Report writing with a view to corrective action recommendations

Recordkeeping requirements

Average time required to complete the course: 1 hour 30 minutes

Completion Certificate: provided by e-mail upon successful completion

Testing required: Yes. Student must answer 15 questions correctly out of 20. Retaking of the final test is allowed.

Student auditing: Yes. by an Authorized OSHA Instructor

On Line help: by e-mail

Training record retention: Yes.


Under $100.00. Quantity discounts available. Go to Quotes for your cost.

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Frances Burrows M.Ed.,RN,COHN-S an Authorized OSHA Instructor at Project T.E.A.C.H. at 216-382-5875 for your compliance needs.
NIOSH Conformity Assessment Interpretation Notice
Subject: NIOSH Respirator Approval Programs updated position regarding facial hair and the selection and use of respiratory protective devices
Revised  Supersedes the August 2018 version and the October 2, 2006 Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers
NIOSH CA 2018-1005R1.0
November 2018
NIOSH published this notice to clarify the October 2, 2006 NIOSH Letter to all Manufacturers titled: NIOSH Policy for Respirator Sealing Surfaces and Facial Hair. This revised notice clarifies the NIOSH definition of respirator sealing surfaces, including the primary seal, and facial stubble. This revised notice supersedes the October 2, 2006 letter and the August 2018 version of NIOSH CA 2018-1005.
Specific to the evaluations completed as part of the NIOSH Respirator Approval Program, and testing to assess the fit characteristics of all respirator designs, NIOSH test subjects are required to be clean- shaven in order to participate on the test panel selected.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Standard 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 paragraph (g)(1)(i) states, The employer shall not permit respirators with tight-fitting facepieces to be worn by employees who have: (A) Facial hair that comes between the sealing surface of the facepiece and the face or that interferes with valve function; or (B) Any condition that interferes with the face-to-facepiece seal or valve function.