Overview & Objectives
The Additive Safety for Supervisors for Manufacturing course from Exceed Safety is an introductory-level training designed to facilitate a healthy and safe industrial workplace. The use and accessibility of additive manufacturing technology is rapidly expanding for both consumers and businesses, making it imperative to better familiarize those involved with health and safety risks and risk mitigation techniques.
Throughout this training, supervisorial participants can expect to learn awareness-level knowledge surrounding potential workplace hazards, as well as the implementation of controls, proper procedures, and training to help prevent workplace accidents.
Exceed Safety’s Additive Safety for Supervisors for Manufacturing course is designed to provide participants with essential health and safety practices when working with additive/layer technologies, more commonly referred to as 3D printing. Specific course topics include the following:
- The definition and examples of additive manufacturing
- Potential hazards associated with additive manufacturing
- The description of an additive manufacturing incident, including Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) findings
- Tasks where exposure to the hazards of additive manufacturing may occur
- Engineering and administrative controls to prevent injury and illness from additive manufacturing
- Elements of a Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire Management Program
- PPE guidelines for employees working with additive manufacturing
- The supervisor’s role and responsibilities in ensuring the health and safety of employees
- Links to additional information and assistance
- Knowledge checks to measure your understanding