Workplace Safety in California

Accidents in the workplace can be used as an opportunity to prevent future accidents. One of the most important actions you can take is to conduct a thorough investigation of what happened and why.


This course provides information for employees and supervisors in California about the process for conducting an accident investigation, including root cause analysis.


By the end of the course, you will be able to describe the reasons for performing an accident investigation, follow the steps to investigate an accident, and use the information you gather during an accident investigation to find the root cause and implement corrective measures.


Duration: 18 minutes

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Accident Investigation

Active Shooter On-Site: What Every Employee Should Do (Multimedia)

Aerial Lift Safety

Arc Flash Safety—Unqualified Person

Asbestos Awareness

Avoiding Back Injuries

Avoiding Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Avoiding Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (Spanish)

Avoiding Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens in California

Back Safety (Spanish)

Basic First Aid for Medical Emergencies

Battery Safety

Bloodborne Pathogens—General (Spanish)

California Guide to Working in Hot Conditions

California Hazard Communication

Compressed Gases

Contractor Safety

COVID-19 and the Workplace: Housekeeping and Hygiene

Crane Rigging Safety Training

Defensive Driving for Noncommercial Motorists (Spanish)

Defensive Driving Training for Noncommercial Motorists

Disaster Planning—What Employees Need to Know

Disaster Planning—What Supervisors Need to Know

Earthquake Preparedness

Electrical Safety for Unqualified Workers in California

Electrical Safety—Unqualified Worker

Electrical Safety—Unqualified Worker (Spanish)

Emergency Action and Fire Prevention

Emergency Action and Fire Prevention—Spanish

Exit Routes—Supervisors

Eye Protection (Multimedia)

Eye Protection (Spanish)

Fire Extinguishers (Spanish)

Fire Extinguishers Safe Use and Handling

Fire Prevention and Extinguishers in California

Forklift and Pedestrian Safety

Forklift Operator Safety—Spanish

Good Housekeeping

Hazard Communication and GHS—What Employees Need to Know

Hazard Communication and GHS—What Employees Need to Know (Spanish)

Hazard Communication and GHS—What Supervisors Need to Know

Hazard Communication Refresher

Hazardous Materials Transportation

Hexavalent Chromium Safety

Home Safety

Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

Industrial Ergonomics (Spanish)

Industrial Ergonomics in California

Industrial Ergonomics Training

Introduction to OSHA and the General Duty Clause

Job Hazard Analysis

Ladder Safety—Mulitimedia

Lockout/Tagout in California for the Authorized Employee

Lockout/Tagout Training for Affected Employees

Lockout/Tagout Training for Authorized Employees

Lockout/Tagout: Authorized Employee (Spanish)

Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding (Spanish)

Metalworking Fluids

Mold Hazards and Prevention

New Employee Safety Orientation

Noise and Hearing Conservation (Multimedia)

Noise and Hearing Conservation (Spanish)

OSHA Inspections, Citations, and Penalties

Permit-Required Confined Space Rescue for Supervisors

Permit-Required Confined Spaces: Attendant—Spanish

Permit-Required Confined Spaces: Entrant

Permit-Required Confined Spaces: Entrant —Spanish

Portable Power Tool Safety Training for Employees

PPE—Foot Protection

PPE—Hand Protection

PPE—Hand Protection (Spanish)

Preparing for Weather Emergencies (Multimedia)

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in California: A Guide for Employees

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls: A Guide for Employees (Multimedia)

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls: A Guide for Employees (Spanish)

Process Safety Management

Recordkeeping—Injury and Illness

Respirator Fit Testing—What Supervisors Need to Know

Respiratory Protection

Safe Forklift Operation

Safe Forklift Operation in California

Shiftwork Safety

Slips, Trips, and Falls—What Supervisors Need to Know

Stress Management

Understanding Chemical Labels Under GHS

Understanding the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Warehouse Safety

Welding and Cutting Safety

Working in Cold Conditions—Multimedia

Working in Hot Conditions (MULTIMEDIA)

Working Safely Outdoors

Working Safely with Benzene

Working Safely with Flammable Liquids

Working Safely with Flammable Liquids in California

Workplace Safety for Employees

Workplace Safety for Employees (Spanish)

Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care in California: What Employees Need to Know

Your Guide to Personal Protective Equipment in California