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Course 707 - Effective Safety Committee Meetings

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Course 707 Certificate
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Modules: 7
Hours: 5
Sectors: General Industry

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If your company has a safety committee, it's critical that meetings are conducted in an efficient and effective manner. This course covers the safety committee meeting process. The role and purpose of the safety committee, preparing and conducting the meeting, success tools, handling conflict, and activities after the meeting are also discussed. With this course, you will learn how to develop the techniques and tools to conduct an interesting meeting filled with motivated members.

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Key Topics

  • Overview of OSHA Requirements
  • Commitment
  • Innovative Safety Committees
  • Safety Committee Purpose
  • Role and Responsibilities
  • Meeting Preparation
  • Conducting the Meeting
  • Safety Committee Communication
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Decision-Making
  • Handling Disagreement and Conflict
  • Post-Meeting Responsibilities

Target Audience

  • Trainer
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Committee Member
  • Committtee Leader

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Have you ever had this experience?


Do you hear sighs, groans, or sarcastic remarks when the "safety committee meeting" is announced? Best safety management practices encourage safety teams to help employers improve their safety management systems. The primary forum to conduct safety committee business is the monthly meeting. How do you turn those groans into smiles of anticipation? That's what this course is all about!

Conducting an interesting safety committee meeting can make the difference between success and failure of the safety committee. Planning and managing a successful safety committee meeting requires commitment: it takes effort, time and money. To receive a positive return for your effort, it's important that your safety committee meetings be as fruitful as possible.

This online course will help you and your safety staff conduct interesting and effective safety committee meetings that will get results. We’ll explore methods, techniques, and management concepts for effectively preparing for the meeting; communicating before, during and after the meeting; following-up with action and recognition after the meeting.

Course goals

In this course, you'll gain a greater understanding of the best practices related to conducting an effective safety committee/team meeting. We'll discuss the primary role and purposes of the safety committee. After all, if the committee doesn't know what it's about, how can it know what to do during a meeting? We'll explore some methods and techniques for making meetings more successful. Finally, we'll look at some meeting management concepts and practices.

As with any learning experience, the more involved you are, the more you'll get out of the material. So, be sure to read all the material and do your best in answering the module quiz questions.

Go to the first module!

To begin your online study, just click on the "Modules" link above. To study off-line, click on the "Study Guide" link above and download the PDF study guide. Download Adobe Reader to open the study guide. The study guide is for your personal use only.


To begin your training, click on the module links below. If you are just starting this course, you should start with module 1.

  1. Rule Requirements
  2. Role and Responsibility
  3. Preparing for the Meeting
  4. Conducting the Meeting
  5. Safety Committee Success Tools
  6. Handling Problem Situations
  7. After the Meeting

Course 707 Final Exam

OSHAcademy course final exams are designed to help ensure students demonstrate a sufficient understanding of the content covered within each course. To help demonstrate this understanding, students must achieve a minimum score of 70% on final exams. It is OSHAcademy's policy to protect the integrity of our exams and, as a result, we do not provide missed questions to students.

After you have studied all of the course material and taken the module quizzes, you can take the final exam. The module quizzes are optional, but we highly recommend you take each quiz, as the questions are similar to those on the final exam.

This is an open book exam. As you are taking the exam, if you find a question you are unsure of, you should use the course study guide or course web pages to research the correct answer. Don't worry if you fail the exam. You can study and retake the exam when you are ready.

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You are welcome to take all of our courses for free! We only charge a fee if you want certificates, transcripts and exam scores to document your training. If you have not made a payment for your certificate, we will archive your exam results and you will see "Completed!" next to the course if you passed the exam. If you did not pass the exam with a score of 70% or higher, you will need to retake the exam.

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Course 707 Study Guide. You can save this study guide to your computer for offline studying, or print the study guide if you prefer.

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