Nine OSHA Courses Offered in March
KEENE, N.H. 2/6/02 - The Region I OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, N.H., at the Keene State College Safety Center has nine courses scheduled in March. The following courses are offered through KSC’s Office of Continuing Education, most being held at the Manchester Center unless otherwise noted.
“Respiratory Protection” delivers information on how to develop a respirator program. Topics include terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations. This OSHA 222A course will be held March 18-21. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Tuition is $640.
“Principles of Ergonomics Applied to Work-Related Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders” covers topics including work physiology, antropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, manual handling, repetition, and continuous keyboard use. The OSHA 225 class is scheduled for March 4-7. Classes meet 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Tuition is $640.
“Permit-Required Confined Space Entry” deals with hazards associated with entry procedures, ventilation and purging requirements, personal protective equipment, calculations and techniques, and appropriate atmosphere testing equipment and related limitations. The OSHA 226 session will be held March 25-28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Tuition is $640.
“Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry” is designed for individuals in the private sector who are interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. The OSHA 500 course is scheduled for March 11-15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. Tuition is $640.
“Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry” is an introduction to the Occupational Safety and Health Act for private industry. The course is intended for private sector personnel from all types of industries and presents detailed information on how the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act may be implemented in the workplace. This OSHA 501 course is scheduled for March 25-29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. Tuition is $640.
“Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers,” a refresher course for construction safety trainers on Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations, will be offered partially online starting Monday, March 11. The OSHA 502 course must be completed within seven weeks of the start date and includes one classroom meeting on Wednesday, April 24, in Manchester, N.H. Tuition is $490.
“OSHA’s Revised Recordkeeping Rule” is designed to assist private sector employers in identifying and fulfilling their responsibilities for posting certain records, maintaining records of illnesses and injuries, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Students who successfully finish this course will be able to complete the new OSHA forms 300, 300A, and 301. The OSHA 845 course will be held Monday, March 25. The four-hour class will be offered twice during the day from 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuition is $75.
“Steel Erection Subpart R” covers the requirements of the new steel erection standard adopted by OSHA. Students will have the unique opportunity of practical experience on a steel erection tower located at New Hampshire Community Technical College in Nashua, where the course will take place March 25-29. The class meets from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday. Tuition is $640.
“Scaffold Users Course” covers hazards from falls, being struck by falling objects, electrical hazards, and access. It also explains the proper use of the scaffold, proper handling of materials on the scaffold, the maximum intended load of the scaffold, and other pertinent requirements. The NCSH 406 course will be held Monday, March 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuition is $150.
Payment and registration should be received two weeks in advance of the scheduled date to assure a place in the course. For more information on these or other OSHA classes, contact the Center by phone at 1-800-449-OSHA (6742), by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the Internet at www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm.