Safety Training

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
 

2021 Summer & Fall Schedule

Webinar Registration

Recordings

Wildfire Safety Training

SORM's new wildfire safety training 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.

Tuesday June 15, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Slips, Trips, & Falls

Slips, trips and falls continue to be the top cause of injuries year after year. This training provides advice and techniques to help you on your feet and avoid becoming a statistic.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

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.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

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.

Tuesday July 20, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Oh How We Forget: A Lesson in Complacency

Hazards are present in both the home and office environment. Statistics show that more people get hurt at home than at work annually. We cannot afford to be complacent whether you are working from the office or at home.

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Fatigue Management

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.

Tuesday August 17, 2021 10:00 AM Video Available

Become A Safety Leader, Abridged

Do you have the courage to be a leader in your work group? This webinar gives information, tips, and tricks to help you become the safety leader your unit needs.

Tuesday August 31, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

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.

CANCELLED - This webinar has been cancelled due to unforeseen events. Please check back for future opportunities

Video Available

Preventing Hand Injuries

It is very difficult to perform common job duties without the use of your hands and hands are one of the most common body parts injured each year. Join us in learning how to protect your hands from injury.

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Driver Safety

*Note* that this is an awareness training and is NOT the the NSC DDC4. Online NSC DDC4 training can be accessed here. Please contact dpa_safety@state.co.us for additional access information.

Vehicular accidents are one of the leading causes of occupational injury in the United States. In this course you will learn defensive driving strategies to protect yourself and your co-workers from the many hazards associated with work in the fast lane.

Tuesday October 12, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Holiday Hand & Power Tool Safety

We all use tools each day. Some of these tools can be extremely dangerous. Join us to learn how to use tools properly, inspect them and store them so that you don't become a statistic.

Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

Respiratory Protection

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.

Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:00 AM

Video Available

More Training from Partners, Vendors & Outside Providers 

Training Subject & Description

Provider Access & Notes

Recordings

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. 

Aspen Risk Management Group - Requires password to access. Please reach out to dpa_safety@state.co.us to obtain the password and click on the link to the right to enter it.

Video Available

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.

Aspen Risk Management Group - Requires password to access. Please reach out to dpa_safety@state.co.us to obtain the password and click on the link to the right to enter it. Video Available

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.