Funeral CE

OSHA Practice Standards for Funeral Professionals

Course Details

hours
2.0
price
$29.95

Additional Credit Available:

Add More States

Delivery Method: 

Self-Study

PDF Download: 

Available

Provider of Record: 

WebCE

Provider Number: 

Approved

Study Level: 

Intermediate

Prerequisites: 

None

Exam Requirements

Proctor Required: 

No

Passing Grade: 

70%

Questions: 

10

Retakes: 

Unlimited

Please note: Adding Additional Credit may change exam requirements.

Overview

As part of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exists to assure safe employment conditions for the working population. Understanding OSHA compliance rules and regulations is critical for funeral professionals.

This course addresses important OSHA standards and regulations governing safe practices for funeral homes, including the OSHA Formaldehyde Standard, the Bloodborne Pathogen Standards, and Personal Protective Equipment. The course also covers appropriate preparation room procedures, the proper treatment of sharps, and corrective actions. 

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, students should be able to:

  • understand the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and OSHA's specific safety requirements for funeral homes
  • know the proper treatment of sharps, ventilation systems, the bloodborne pathogen standard, and personal protective equipment (PPE), along with a list of violation categories and the associated penalties and sanctions should a violation occur
  • cover the seven main functions of OSHA, the OSHA formaldehyde standard, and the proper preparation room procedures along with corrective actions should an accident occur. 

Designed For

Funeral professionals at all stages in their careers
Exam Requirements: Self-study exams are open-book and do not require a monitor.

Important Study Requirements: You must submit form BFS-CE6OL to the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service at least 10 days before taking an online exam.

The North Carolina Board of Funeral Service does not permit agents to access the final exam until the student's time in the course equals the number of approved credit hours. The course must be stopped if the student is inactive for more than 10 minutes.