Lead Acid Battery Safety

Instructor: Kenneth S. Weinberg
Webinar Id: 800239

Duration: 60 Minutes

  • Recorded
  • Only for one participant ?
  • Price $225.

Overview:

This webinar will explain the operation of lead acid batteries, and how injuries may occur and be prevented. These injuries can include burns and scars, as well as back injuries. The session will help employees to understand the hazards associated with lead acid batteries, and will explain how they may cause injuries which may be avoided. This webinar will explain the safe methods for using, handling and recharging lead acid batteries.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Lead acid battery make-up
  • Ways that injuries may occur
  • Ways to prevent injuries
  • Recommended programming and administrative control to prevent injury

Who Will Benefit:
  • Safety Personnel
  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Risk Managers

Educational Objectives(S)
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the operation of lead acid batteries, how injuries occur and be prevented.

CME Credit Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CFMC and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CFMC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 1 hour.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of CFMC and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity. All members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations

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Obtaining Certificate of Credit

Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC's online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.

Speaker Profile
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.


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