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The following is a partial list of the customizable PowerPoint presentations available to policyholders of Midwestern Insurance Alliance. It’s  just one of the many innovative ways Midwestern Insurance Alliance supports your business. These and many additional safety and HR resources can be accessed through our Risk Management Center.

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The following PowerPoint presentations are available in the Risk Management Center

Abusive Conduct Prevention – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on abusive conduct prevention, bullying, investigations, complaints and reporting.

Active Shooter Preparedness – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on organizational preparedness, warning signs, preventative measures, active shooter response, and post-incident actions.

Aerial Lifts and Elevated Platform Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for aerial lifts and elevated platform safety. Course includes information on the different types and requirements of aerial lifts and platforms, the required safety practices and potential hazards, proper qualifications for operation and how to conduct inspections.

Bloodborne Pathogens – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on pathogen type, transmission sources, controls, and practices to reduce exposure risks.

Chair Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for chair safety. Course includes information on how to inspect chairs before use and steps to assure chair safety including an inspection checklist.

Commercial Driving Safety – Photographing Accidents – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). Includes information on what to do if you are involved in an accident, elements of an accident scene to be photographed, and best practices for photographic documentation following an accident.

Commercial Livery Driving – Driver Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for driver safety training. Course includes information on defensive driving, driver preparation and readiness, sharing the road, and handling emergencies and adverse conditions.

Commercial Livery Driving – Passenger Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on passenger and driver safety. Course includes information on pre- trip inspection, driving procedures, passenger communication, pick-up and drop-off procedures and vehicle comfort and safety.

Commercial Livery Driving – Workplace Violence – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on commercial livery driving – workplace violence. Course includes information for understanding the dangers of livery driving, preventing and reducing risks; passenger interaction, responding to assault and robbery, and dispatch communication.

Compressed Gas Safety for Employees – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for compressed gas safety. This training course includes information about common hazards of working with compressed gas, training and preparedness, safe practices for use and storage, safety devices, and inspection and monitoring guidelines.

Confined Space Entry – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on confined spaces, permit procedures, roles and responsibilities, atmospheric monitoring, and program audits.

Crane Rigging – Basic Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training rigging safety, inspection, sling and rope varieties, steel erection rigging, hitches, equipment limits, and hand signals.

Distracted Driving for CMV Drivers – English

This slide presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). This training increases awareness of the effect distractions have on stopping ability and the many sources of distractions for drivers of commercial motor vehicles. Distractions covered include physical distractions, environmental distractions, driver aggression, and driver impairment.

Driver Fatigue – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). It is designed to train employees on the dangers of driver fatigue, natural sleep patterns, and managing fatigue.

Driver Safety – Defensive Driving – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on defensive driving. This course includes information on safe driving habits, following distance, driving at night, sharing the road, and common adverse conditions and emergencies.

Driver Safety – Distracted Driving – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on distracted driving. This course includes information on how to avoid common types of physical and environmental distractions while on the road, how to identify characteristics of aggressive driving and road rage and how to tell the difference, and what behaviors qualify as impaired driving.

Driver Safety – Driver Preparedness – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on driver preparedness. This course includes information on how to conduct a safety inspection of your vehicle and assess potential hazards, how to properly check and use your vehicles safety systems and gear to best prevent injury, and what kind of emergency items to have and safety steps to follow in the event of an emergency.

Driver Safety for 15-Passenger Vans -English / Spanish

A slide presentation about driver safety for 15-passenger vans. This course includes information about the risks associated with 15-passenger vans, pre-trip preparations, road safety best practices, and how to respond in an emergency.

Electrical Safety Implementation – English

A training lesson on electrical safety implementation.

Electrical Workplace Safety and Arc Flash Hazard Awareness -English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on electrical hazards and safety, regulations and standards, employer and contractor responsibilities, and arc flash hazards and controls.

Emergency Action Plan – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on emergency action plan development, assigning responsibilities, and handling emergencies, such as fires and natural disasters.

Ergonomics Awareness – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for ergonomics in the workplace.

Eye and Face Protection for Management – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on eye and face protection describing management’s responsibility to protect employees from hazards by establishing controls, providing the correct PPE, and training employees on its safe use.

Fall Protection – English / Spanish

Provides general awareness of the nature of the fall hazards in the work area and how to recognize them, the procedures to be followed to minimize those hazards, and types of fall protection systems. Also covered are procedures for generalized inspection and donning of a full body harness and its components and inspection of a lanyard and its components.

Fire Extinguisher Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on proper fire extinguisher use including the science and classes of fires, extinguisher types, preparation, how to conduct a risk assessment, and the PASS system.

Fire Prevention – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on fire prevention. Course includes information on fire chemistry, prevention programs, emergency notification, sprinkler systems, and portable fire extinguishers.

Forklift Operator Training – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for forklift operator training. Course includes the description of various types of powered industrial trucks, safe driving and loading, and the principles of stability and load capacity.

General Safety Overview for Health Care Providers – English

This presentation is intended for health care providers. It provides a general overview of healthcare-related tasks including: hazards and controls related to lifting and ergonomics, exposure to infectious diseases, chemical usage, general emergency preparedness, and slips trips and falls.

Hand and Power Tool Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for hand and power tool safety. Course includes information on commonly used tools, the importance of proper use and handling of tools and equipment, identifying and communicating hazards, and proper selection and storage of tools.

Hazard Communication Awareness for Employees – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on written training programs, labeling standards, hazardous materials inventory, global harmonized system, safety data sheets, and safety controls.

Hazard Communication Awareness for Managers – English / Spanish

A slide presentation that gives an overview of the requirements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard including the hazardous chemical inventory, GHS-compliant labeling, safety data sheets, and worker training.

Health and Wellness – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for health and wellness training. Course includes information on conducting a health assessment, managing diet and weight, harmful substances, mental health, and environmental factors.

Hearing Protection – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for hearing protection training. Course includes information on the anatomy of the ear, causes of hearing loss, noise measurement, exposure limits, elements of a hearing conservation program, and methods of controlling noise exposure.

Heat Stress Prevention – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Heat Stress Prevention. Course includes information on causes of heat stress and heat illness, prevention measures, and requirements for a heat stress program.

HIPAA Awareness – English / Spanish

The workforce is also subject to HIPAA law. This slide presentation is designed for members of the workforce who regularly come into contact with handling protected health information (PHI) in their day-to-day job responsibilities. This course describes the purpose of each component of HIPAA (Privacy, Security, and Breach and Noncompliance), definitions of common terms, and the ways sensitive information is transferred in the workplace. Interactive case studies and links to supplementary PDF handbooks are included.

Horseplay Prevention – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Horseplay Prevention. This course includes information on how to identify examples of horseplay, the potential consequences of horseplay, and employees’ role in preventing horseplay.

Hours of Service – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). It examines the factors contributing to cargo tank rollovers. Drivers will understand how they happen, why they happen, and how a driver can avoid rollovers. Specific topics include vehicle design, load effects, vehicle maintenance, highway factors, and driver factors.

Incident Investigation and Analysis – English / Spanish

A slide presentation on Incident Investigation and Analysis. Course includes information on how organizations can prepare to respond, investigate, and analyze incidents in the workplace.

Job Hazard Analysis – English / Spanish

A training lesson on how to use JHAs as part of an effective safety program.

Knife Handling Safety – English / Spanish

Discuss the hazards of cutting while in a kitchen setting.

Ladder Safety – Portables – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for ladder safety training. Course includes information on proper ladder selection, working from stepladders and extension ladders, proper maintenance, and storage procedures.

Lead Awareness – English / Spanish

A slide presentation explaining the health hazards lead presents and what your organization can do to minimize its effects. Topics covered are types of lead hazards, how to assess lead hazards and exposure limits, and preventative measures.

Lockout and Tagout – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on lockout and tagout. Course includes information on hazardous energy sources, energy control procedures, shutdown, audits, and lockout/tagout requirements.

Machine Safeguarding – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on machine safeguarding. Course includes information on basic safeguarding, motion hazards, safeguard devices, and conveyor systems.

Modified Transitional Duty for Management – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training supervisors and managers on effective Modified Transitional Duty programs. This provides information for supervisory management about the advantages of having a return-to-work program in place, the typical components of such a program, and the steps of typical program implementation.

Office Workstation Ergonomics – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Office Workstation Ergonomics. Course includes information on best practices to achieve proper ergonomics in an office environment. Other information includes how to maintain a neutral body position through equipment configuration of a chair, keyboard and mouse, monitor, and overall workplace environment.

OSHA Asbestos Standard – English

A detailed presentation on OSHA’s asbestos standard.

Patient and Resident Handling – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for patient and resident handling. Course includes information on risk factors, written plans, transfer and handling equipment and guidelines.

Personal Protective Equipment Awareness Training for Employees – English / Spanish

A slide presentation designed to train employees on the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), responsibilities when using PPE, and the most common types of PPE. Types of PPE included in the training are: head protection, eye and face protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, body protection, hand protection and foot protection.

Personal Protective Equipment for Management – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on personal protective equipment for management. Course includes information on hearing, respiratory and full-body protection, PPE selection, inspection, and maintenance.

Reasonable Suspicion for Alcohol and Drug Testing – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series, (CMV series). Designed for managers of CMV employees, this presentation covers the following topics: when and how to make a reasonable suspicion determination and require testing, indicators that employees may be under the influence of drugs and alcohol, how to approach employees that may be intoxicated, and what to do if they test positive.

Respiratory Protection – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for respiratory protection training. Course includes information on the requirements of a respiratory protection program, respirator types and uses, selection based on hazards, fit test requirements, and proper cleaning procedures.

Rollover Prevention for Cargo Tank Drivers – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). It examines the factors contributing to cargo tank rollovers. Drivers will understand how they happen, why they happen, and how a driver can avoid rollovers. Specific topics include vehicle design, load effects, vehicle maintenance, highway factors, and driver factors.

Safe Lifting – English / Spanish

A slide presentation on Safe Lifting focuses on how to achieve proper lifting technique including anatomical consequences of common lift-related back injuries, and how to reduce poor lifting techniques to prevent a disabling injury.

Safety Committee Formation – English / Spanish

A slide presentation on safety committee formation. Course includes information on a safety committee’s purpose and responsibilities, forming a committee, and running a safety committee meeting.

Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Awareness for Supervisors – English

This presentation, designed for supervisors, includes how to recognize and stop harassment, the regulations regarding employee and employer rights, and tips for encouraging an atmosphere of respect in the workplace. Case studies are included.

Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct for Employees (Awareness Level) – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on sexual harassment prevention. Course includes information on the legal definition of sexual harassment, how to identify and prevent harassment, negative effects of harassment, laws, employee rights and responsibilities, abusive conduct, and guidelines for appropriate behavior.

Silica Exposure Prevention – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Silica Exposure Prevention to help increase your awareness of the health risks associated with silica dust and the procedures necessary to keep you and your coworkers safe.

Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention for Employees – English / Spanish

This presentation on slip, trip, and fall prevention for employees includes information on ways to prevent slips, trips, and falls in the workplace as well as examples of hazards, housekeeping, spill response, ladder safety, safe behaviors, physical factors, employer responsibilities and how to report incidents.

Social Media and Email – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for social media and email. Course includes information on how to effectively represent your company through social media and learning company email policies and practices.

Space Management for CMV Drivers – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). In this presentation, you’ll learn the following: controlling your following distance, minimizing the risks posed by your blind spots, safely performing backing operations, navigating intersections, and passing through areas with low overhead clearance.

Speed and Stopping Distance for CMV Drivers – English

This presentation is part of our Commercial Motor Vehicle series (CMV series). In this presentation, drivers review the four actions which are required to stop a vehicle. Also covered are how road, weather, vehicle, and driver condition impact stopping distance.

Stairways and Ladders – English / Spanish

An informative presentation that outlines safe practices for working on stairways and ladders.

Travel Safety – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for travel safety. Course includes information on airport safety, hotel safety, crime prevention, and robbery prevention.

Trenching and Shoring – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for trenching and shoring. Course includes information on soils, soil inspections, cave-in hazards, sloping and benching, shoring and shielding, and general safety measures related to trenching and shoring.

Understanding HACCP – English / Spanish

This presentation discusses awareness of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) and is intended for program administrators and supervisors. Users will learn the seven principles that allow HACCP teams to effectively identify, evaluate, and control food safety hazards in your facility. Topics covered include prerequisite programs that support the HACPP plan, the steps to create the plan, the 7 principles of HACCP, and best-practices for implementing and maintaining a HACCP plan.

Understanding HIPAA: Breach and Noncompliance – English

This slide presentation describes the Breach and Noncompliance component of HIPAA including the purpose and definition of the breach notification rule and the tiers of civic and criminal violation penalties for noncompliance. Interactive case studies and links to supplementary PDF handbooks are included.

Understanding HIPAA: The Privacy Rule – English

A slide presentation for training on Understanding HIPAA: The Privacy Rule. This training course focuses on the Privacy Rule component of HIPAA describing the regulation for the use and disclosure of protected health information (PHI). The course includes information on use and disclosure, individual rights, administrative safeguards including requirements for covered entities, and state laws. Contains a PDF reference handbook.

Understanding HIPAA: The Security Rule – English

A slide presentation for training on Understanding HIPAA: The Security Rule. This training course focuses on the Security Rule component of HIPAA describing the protection of electronic protected health information (ePHI). The course includes information on administrative, physical, and technical safeguards necessary to protect an individual’s electronic health information, along with state laws. Contains a PDF reference handbook.

Welding and Hot Work – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for welding and hot work. Course includes information on hot work techniques, hazards and safeguards, proper PPE, arc welding safety, torch use and inspection, and cylinder handling and storage.

Workplace Violence – Coworker Confrontations – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Workplace Violence: Coworker Confrontations. Course includes information on common forms of workplace violence, warning signs and behaviors of potential workplace violence, employee and employer responsibilities in preventing and reporting incidents, and components of a Workplace Violence Prevention Program.

Workplace Violence – Healthcare and Social Services – English / Spanish

A slide presentation for training on Workplace Violence: Healthcare and Social Services. Topics covered include the definition and types of workplace violence, risk factors contributing to violence in the workplace, scope and elements of a prevention program, and program controls.

Workplace Violence – Late-Night Retail – English / Spanish

A presentation on workplace violence specifically for late-night retail workers. Topics covered include definition and types of workplace violence, risk factors contributing to violence in the workplace, scope and elements of a prevention program, and program controls.