New England OSHA Center Offers Safety Courses in December
KEENE, N.H. 11/13/03 - The Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center, in Manchester, N.H., has scheduled nine safety courses in December. The Institute is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Keene State College’s Continuing Education Office.
Unless otherwise noted, tuition for each course is $680 and classes take place at the Region I OSHA Training Institute located at Manchester Airport.
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 is scheduled Dec. 1-3 from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. Tuition is $550.
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 is scheduled Dec. 3-5 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Tuition is $550.
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. The class meets Dec. 8-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry (OSHA 511) covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. The class meets Dec. 8-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.
OSHA Guide to Voluntary Compliance in Industrial Hygiene (OSHA 521) covers permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, OSHA sampling procedures and strategy, workplace health program elements, and other industrial hygiene issues. The class is scheduled Dec. 15-19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday at Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
Developing Effective Safety Programs in Construction (NCSH 213) covers key elements of effective safety programs, including those recommended by OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers, and their application. The class meets Friday, Dec. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $160.
A Ten-hour Outreach Course in OSHA’s Construction Safety and Health Standards (NCSH 310) introduces construction managers and employees to construction hazard recognition, control, OSHA policies, procedures, and standards. This course meets Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 15-16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $320.
Scaffold Users Course (NCSH 406) is designed as a model training program to satisfy the OSHA standard’s training requirements and covers hazards from falls, being struck by falling objects, electrical hazards, and access. This course meets Thursday, Dec. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $160.
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 course is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost 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.