IICRC Health & Safety Tech (HST) course is designed to provide leadership training in occupational health and safety. The class will cover engineering and administrative controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment used in each specific industry or trade. The goal of the program is to provide attendees with the skills, knowledge, and awareness they need to save lives and prevent work related injuries and illnesses and to recognize and appreciate the value of health and safety on the job.
The course will promote the understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace, as it should add value to workplace by increasing morale, improving productivity, and reducing turnover. The course promotes the importance of hazard and risk assessments and how to implement controls on the identified hazards. The hierarchy of hazard controls will be emphasized in the class so that eliminating, reducing, and controlling hazards will become the focus of health and safety instead of just regulatory compliance. The message is simple – safety and health add value to your business, workplace, and life.