System Requirements

If you are unsure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements, click on the "Analyze My System" button below. We will test your system and notify you of the results.

Below are the minimum software and browser requirements to use online training with Safety Unlimited, Inc. Even though users may meet the minimum requirements, we still recommend they update their software and browser, along with its plug-ins, to the latest released version. We have included a link to each of the appropriate software websites, where, if necessary, users can download the latest version of the programs they require. Also, we recommend all users have high-speed internet in order to have good access to our online courses.

It should be noted that while the vast majority of our users do not have any issues meeting the minimum system requirements, occasionally we do have users who have trouble accessing our online training because of local settings or other factors. Usually, these issues are the result of slower internet connections or out-dated computer hardware.

To use online training, users should have a basic knowledge of computers. This should include, but is not limited to, the ability to use a mouse, which involves knowing the difference between left-click and right-click; the ability to open and close documents and web pages; and the ability to navigate a website and web pages. Those with no computer experience at all may have trouble using our online training and, for their own benefit, may want to enroll in a basic computer training class before using any of our online courses. Advanced computer users will be able to use our eLearning system to its full capacity.

Browsers

Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Minimum requirement: Firefox 2 and above
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/
Safari

Apple Safari

Minimum requirement: Safari 3 and above
http://www.apple.com/safari/download/
Chrome

Google Chrome

Minimum requirement: Chrome 40 and above
https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/
Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Minimum requirement: Internet Explorer 8 and above
* OSHA 10 and 30 hour courses require Internet Explorer 9 and above
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/downloads/ie/getitnow.mspx

Adobe Reader/Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat
Minimum requirement: 7.0 and above
http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Adobe Flash Player

Flash Player
Minimum requirement: 7.0 and above
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Cookies

Students must enable cookies on their browsers. They also must have their internet security set to medium or allow www.safetyunlimited.com access with their security settings.

Firewall Settings

Firewall settings must allow streaming media from this website through Port 80.

Pop-up Window Blockers

Pop-up window blockers must be disabled while using this website.

Please Contact Us if you have any questions about online training in general or Safety Unlimited's online training in particular.

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Below are the minimum software and browser requirements for the OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Online courses. Even though users may meet the minimum requirements, we still recommend they update their software and browser, along with its plug-ins, to the latest released version. We have included a link to each of the appropriate software websites, where, if necessary, users can download the latest version of the programs they require. Also, we recommend all users have high-speed internet in order to have good access to our online courses.

The OSHA 10 and 30 hour courses utilize a differenet course player than other Safety Ulimited online courses — as a result the system requirements are different.

Operating Systems

Most major single-user and multiple-user operating systems are supported.

Browsers and Settings

The Internet browser will also work in conjunction with your operating system. For Windows based users, Mozilla Firefox is highly recommended, but Internet Explorer is also an option. Macintosh users should only use Firefox at this point. Regardless of your choice in browsers, make sure your settings match those listed below.

  • Mozilla Firefox
    • Mozilla Firefox 2 or higher
      • Firefox Settings
        • Cookies enabled
        • Cache enabled
        • JavaScript enabled
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or higher
      • Internet Explorer Settings
        • Temporary Internet Files (Every Visit to the Page)
        • Default settings for Security and Privacy
        • Medium security setting for the Internet zone
        • Content advisor disabled
  • Google Chrome
    • Currently this course does not work with Chrome, but support is under developement.

Applications and Plug-ins

The following free applications and plug-ins (also known as ActiveX Controls) are required1.


1An update of Flash Player in supported browsers is required in almost all cases. Multiple-user operating systems may require administrative permissions to install, update, and use the applications and plug-ins.

An option to disable the Flash Player automatic notification feature prevents repeated prompts to update to a new release. See Helpful Flash Player Links section for links to the Macromedia website. You can also check your system to see if it is configured properly

Account with Username and Password

Users must have an account to purchase tasks, self-assign tasks via an access code, or take tasks assigned by training coordinators. Users without an account may create one by clicking the "Create a new account" link on the homepage.

  • Username
  • Password

Pop-up Window Blockers

Pop-up window blockers must be disabled while using this website.

Firewall Settings

Firewall settings must allow streaming media from this website through Port 80.

Internet Connection Speeds and Data Transfer Rates

For users with dial-up modems (56k or faster), Internet connection speeds are affected by the quality of telephone lines and the variable connection speeds of modems.

Internet traffic and the number of "hops" along the Internet your current session takes to reach the data servers can affect data transfer rates. Traffic can also occur on local networks, at Internet Service Providers, and at websites.