OSHA Education Center Offers Courses in October
KEENE, N.H. 9/13/02 - The Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester has scheduled 12 safety courses in October. The Institute is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Keene State Colleges Office of Continuing Education.
Most of the following classes meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Tuition for each course is $650, unless otherwise noted. All courses are offered at the Region I OSHA Training Institute located at Manchester Airport.
Electrical Standards (OSHA 309A) surveys OSHAs electrical standards and the associated hazards inherent in electrical installations and equipment. This course is scheduled for Oct. 7-11.
Fall Arrest Systems (OSHA 311) provides an overview of state-of-the-art technology for fall protection and current OSHA requirements and features a one-day field exercise demonstrating fall protection equipment. This course is scheduled for Oct. 28-31, Monday through Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (OSHA 501) trains the student to conduct 10- and 30-hour general industry courses that qualify participants for OSHA cards. This course is scheduled for Oct. 21-25.
Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (OSHA 502) is designed for personnel in the private sector who completed the Trainer Course for the Construction Industry. An update course must be completed within four years of the date of trainer authorization; it is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. Two update courses are scheduled in October, and each costs $500. The Oct. 7-9 course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and from 8:30 to noon on Wednesday. The other course is offered online starting Oct. 28, with an in-person meeting with the instructor required on Nov. 18 in Hartford, Conn.
Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers (OSHA 503) is designed for personnel in the private sector who completed the Trainer Course for General Industry. An update course must be completed within four years of the date of trainer authorization; it is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. Two update courses are scheduled in October, and each costs $500. An online course starts Oct. 7, with an in-person meeting with the instructor required on Nov. 8 in Manchester. The other class is offered Oct. 9-11 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA 510) introduces entry-level personnel to basic construction safety standards and is a prerequisite for other construction courses. The class is recommended for anyone who does not have five years of construction safety experience and anyone who intends to be an instructor. This course is scheduled for Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
OSHAs Revised Recordkeeping Rule (OSHA 845) is designed to assist private sector personnel who have responsibilities under OSHAs Revised Recordkeeping Rule 29 CFR 1904. The course is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. to noon. Tuition is $80.
Behavior-Based Safety Training (NCSH 215) explains steps by step implementation of the behavior-based training process. This course is offered on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $160.
Supervisory Program for Construction Personnel (NCSH 290) is a training program designed for job supervisors in the construction industry. The 10-week course, held in cooperation with Associated General Contractors, meets on Tuesdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 10, from 6 to 9 p.m.
An Outreach Course in OSHAs Construction Safety and Health Standards (NCSH 310) is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 17 and 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 10-hour program explains how to evaluate construction sites for potential hazards and the special process of eliminating those hazards. Tuition is $320.
Fall Prevention and Protection for Construction Employees (NCSH 424) makes construction workers and supervisors aware of the many potential fall hazards in construction and teaches them ways to eliminate or reduce these hazards. The one-day course is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $160.
Emergency Management and Community Defense (NCSH 428) provides emergency management personnel with up-to-date state and federal guidelines on community defense against weapons of mass destruction and other acts of terrorism. The five-day course is offered Oct. 21-25.
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.