Employee Safety Services offers free, adaptable safety training and webinars to address your state agency's specific safety concerns. We recognize that not all jobs and not all organizations do the same work or work the same way. We're here to help you identify the best training for your team and assist in adapting it to serve your needs.
If you are a state employee, please contact us at DPA_Safety@state.co.us or 303-866-2200 for information on trainings that are currently available. Please browse our sections below for more information. If there is a topic you are interested in but is not listed, please let us know.
- Office of Risk Management Classes
2022 Winter/Spring Schedule
Wildfire Safety Training
SORM's wildfire safety training is updated and will focus on providing the best available information on how to track wildfire locations, air quality, and proper use of personal protective equipment in wildfire smoke conditions. Training will also touch on how to establish engineering controls and communication protocols that can make a big difference in mitigating against severe injury in the field.
Fire Prevention & Fire Extinguisher Use
Fires kill thousands of people every year. Join us to learn fire prevention tips as well as the proper use of a fire extinguisher should you find yourself in an emergency at work, home, or during play.
Dust Can Be Dangerous
Dust is a very common safety and health hazard. In this training we will discuss the hazards of different types of dust and how to reduce your risk when working in dusty locations.
Home & Office Ergonomics
Ergonomics is a hazard for all employees. The risk factors are the same whether you are currently working from home or in the office. Here are some suggested solutions to common problems and how to adapt them in both an office and home environment.
Do you need a respirator? What type of respirator is appropriate for your situation? How should you clean and store a respirator properly? If you can’t breathe you’ll die. It's as simple as that. Learn how to protect your lungs and what chemicals can harm you in this webinar.
Over the years, how we work has changed. Many times we are asked to do more with less. We work more and longer hours many times with fewer resources. Compounded with our busy personal lives, fatigue is a huge risk factor. In this training we offer solutions to reduce your risk of being hurt on the job due to fatigue.
Learn how to:
- Use and store chemicals in the workplace.
- Develop a “Right to Know” station in your workplace.
- Keep you and your coworkers safe with SDS’s, chemical labeling, and storage requirements
Partnering for Safety: Effective Safety Committees
Every year employees of the State of Colorado suffer an average of around 4,000 injuries. When everyone takes responsibility for the safety of themselves and those around them, injuries fall sharply. Developing an effective safety committee within your state organization will help to create a safety culture that integrates safety into the work we do everyday. Join us to learn how to get the most out of your safety committee.
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Many of us take our sense of hearing for granted. But that can be a dangerous mistake. Every day, we are exposed to noise and sound levels that have long term consequences for one of our most valued senses. Learn how to work safely in noisy environments and preserve your sense of hearing.
- More Training from Partners, Vendors & Outside Providers
Training Subject & Description
Provider Access & Notes
Active Shooter - Becoming Jason Bourne
The video presentation linked here includes dramatization of a violent workplace or campus event. When you watch this video, you may experience emotional reaction or response. You may also be reminded of similar and previous violent or threatening events. You are not required to watch this video; viewer discretion is advised. If you have questions about active shooter or active threat response specific to your workplace, please ask your supervisor or manager of departmental and/or agency protocols. If you find yourself struggling after watching this video, consider contacting CSEAP (303-866-4314) or Colorado Crisis Services (1-844-493-8255) for support as needed.
Common Sense Ergonomics While Working Virtually or from a Traditional Office
Working virtually or from a traditional office? This presentation covers safety for both virtual and traditional environments. The training covers computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other "smart" technology.
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The training offered here is specific to employees of the State of Colorado. Any and all information contained in these trainings is intended for members of the State of Colorado workforce. The lessons and information in these trainings should not be applied to work places or work sites which are not common to the working conditions of State of Colorado employees.