Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH)

This National Safety Council workplace safety training course has trained thousands of professionals from a variety of industries. POSH delivers a solid curriculum of important safety concepts and terminology, with emphasis on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program. The most important components of occupational safety and health are presented, as well as ways to put them into practice to help prevent injuries and related costs.

What You Will learn:

How to examine real-life case histories to help you avoid mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of your safety initiatives

Uses and benefits of record-keeping to prevent injuries and illnesses and meet OSHA requirements

How to develop an emergency action plan

How to effectively plan and conduct safety inspections

The impact of industrial hygiene and HazCom standards on your safety plan

Gain a solid understanding of safety practices and terminology as well as the confidence you need to implement a comprehensive safety action plan within your organization.

Course Materials:

Course Participant Guide

Accident Prevention Manual for Engineering & Technology, 13th Edition CD

Engineering & Technology APM, 13 Edition CD

Injury Facts® CD

Resource Materials CD, with more than 75 valuable reference documents including a self-inspection checklist, Job Safety Analysis forms and a variety of OSHA tools and fact sheets

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn the Certificate in Principles of Safety. The certificate also qualifies you to pursue the Advanced Safety Certificate.


$1295 Member       $1650 Non-Member

30 MESH Hours     2.6 CEUs

2017 Dates

December 11-14 in Charlotte

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2018 Dates

February 5-8 in Raleigh
June 4-7 in Charlotte
September 17-20 in Raleigh
December 3-6 in Charlotte

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We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

Onsite Training!

Your Place or Ours

Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220