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OSHA #2055—Cranes in Construction
This course covers the best practices in crane and derrick operation using the OSHA Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, maintenance, repair and inspection requirements.
OSHA #3095—Electrical Standards
This course covers OSHA Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Course topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA standards, policies and procedures, and applicable portions of the National Electrical Code.
OSHA #3015—Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and the safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, the introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification and use of protective systems.
OSHA #3115—Fall Protection
This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an overview of fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations.
OSHA #2015—Hazardous Materials
This course covers OSHA General Industry Standards and other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping and the use of electrical equipment in hazardous locations are also discussed.
OSHA #7505—Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation
This course covers an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. Topics include reasons for conducting accident investigations, employer responsibilities related to workplace accident investigations and a six-step accident investigation procedure.
OSHA #7500—Introduction to Safety & Health Management
This course covers the effective implementation of a company’s safety and health management system. The four core elements of an effective safety and health management system will be addressed, and those central issues critical to each element’s proper management.
OSHA #2045—Machinery and Machine Guarding
This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safeguards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safeguards. Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout), common OSHA machine guarding violations, and guarding of portable powered tools, conveyors and robotics.
OSHA #510—Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction
This course covers OSHA standards, policies and procedures in the construction industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA Construction Standards, construction safety and health principles, and special emphasis on the most hazardous areas in construction.
OSHA #511—Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
This course covers OSHA standards, policies, and procedures in the general industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards, general industry principles and special emphasis on those areas in general industry which are most hazardous.
OSHA 10-Hour Outreach Training for General Industry
This course provides students with basic safety and health knowledge, including OSHA policies, procedures and standards. Special emphasis is placed on areas that are most hazardous. Upon completion, a wallet card will be issued certifying that the student has completed 10 hours of OSHA training for general industry.
OSHA 30-Hour Outreach Training for General Industry
This course provides students with basic safety and health knowledge, including OSHA policies, procedures and standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are most hazardous. Upon completion, a wallet card will be issued certifying that the student has completed 30 hours of OSHA training for general industry.
OSHA #521—OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies and workplace health program elements.
OSHA #2264—Permit Required Confined Space Entry
This course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognizing confined space hazards, identifying permit and non-permit required confined spaces, instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements.
OSHA #2255—Principles of Ergonomics
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care.
OSHA #3085—Principles of Scaffolding
This course covers the requirements for safe construction and scaffolding using OSHA’s construction scaffold standards as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements.
OSHA #7845—Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
This course covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting occupational injuries and illnesses records and reporting specific cases to OSHA.
OSHA #2225—Respiratory Protection
This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs and medical evaluation requirements. Program highlights include workshops on respirator selection, qualitative and quantitative fit testing, and the use of respiratory protection and support equipment.