Manchester Safety Center OSHA Courses in April
KEENE, N.H. 3/7/02 - The Region I OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, N.H., has scheduled seven courses in April at the Keene State College Safety Center in Manchester. The Region I training institute is the only authorized OSHA education center in New England under an agreement with Keene State College’s Office of Continuing Education.
Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics focuses on OSHA standards for excavation and trenching and introduces practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavation. The OSHA 301 course is intended for private-sector personnel from all types of industry. The class is scheduled for April 8-11 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.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry presents detailed information on how the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act may be implemented in the workplace. Participants who successfully complete the course are certified for four years to conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour general industry courses and issue cards to participants verifying course completion. This OSHA 501 course is scheduled for April 29-May 3, 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 is a refresher course for construction safety trainers on Occupational Safety and Health Act. The OSHA 502 course is designed for personnel in the private sector who completed the Trainer Course for the Construction Industry four or more years ago and who are active trainers in the outreach program. This update course is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. The next session will be held April 22-24. Classes meet 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Tuition is $490.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry focuses on construction safety and health principles. The course is designed to introduce entry-level personnel to basic construction safety standards and is a prerequisite for attendance in other construction courses. The OSHA 510 course is scheduled April 1-5 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.
Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies introduces part-time safety and health personnel to the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The course enables participants to recognize basic safety and health hazards in their own workplaces and to effectively assist agency safety and health officers with inspection and abatement efforts. The OSHA 600 course takes place April 9-12 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.
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 is scheduled Friday, April 19. 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.
Power Line Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry is a safety-training course that teaches instructors how to train workers on the hazards of power lines. The NCSH 408 course takes place on Friday, April 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Manchester, N.H. 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, or by e-mail at email@example.com, or on the Internet at www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm.