OSHA Education Center Offers Courses in February
KEENE, N.H. 1/2/03 - The Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center, in Manchester, N.H., has scheduled eight safety courses in February. 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. Unless otherwise noted, tuition for each course is $650 and classes take place at the Region I OSHA Training Institute located at Manchester Airport.
Permit-Required Confined Space Entry (OSHA 226) covers the OSHA confined space entry standard, hazards associated with entry procedures, ventilation and purging requirements, personal protective equipment, calculations and techniques, and appropriate atmosphere testing equipment. The meets Feb. 3-6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA 500) trains the student to conduct 10- and 30-hour construction courses that earn participants OSHA cards. The class is scheduled Feb. 10-14.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (OSHA 501), intended for private-sector personnel from all types of industries, presents detailed information on how the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act may be implemented in the workplace. The course meets Feb. 3-7.
Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (OSHA 502) must be completed within four years of the date of trainer authorization; it is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. This course meets Feb. 24-26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 8:30 to noon on Wednesday. Tuition is $500.
Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers (OSHA 503) must be completed within four years of the date of trainer authorization; it is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. This course meets May 21-23 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Tuition is $500.
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 attendance in other construction courses. This course is scheduled May 5-9 from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.
OSHAs Revised Recordkeeping Rule (OSHA 845) is designed to assist private- sector personnel who have responsibilities under OSHAs Revised Recordkeeping Rule 29 CFR 1904. This course is scheduled for Thursday, May 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. Tuition is $80.
Developing Effective Safety Programs in Construction (NCSH 213) covers key elements and applications of effective safety programs recommended by OSHA and The American Society of Safety Engineers. This course is scheduled for Friday, May 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $160.
For more information on these or other safety classes, contact the Region I OSHA Training Institute 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.