Region I OSHA Center Offers 13 Safety Courses in August
KEENE, N.H. 7/5/05 - The Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, N.H., offers 13 safety courses in August. The Institute is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Keene State College’s Office of Continuing Education.
Most classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday at the Region I OSHA Training Institute at the Manchester Airport. Unless otherwise noted, tuition for each course is $695.
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. This course is offered Aug. 22-26.
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. This class is scheduled Aug. 22-26.
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 earn participants OSHA cards. This course is offered Aug. 8-12.
Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards (OSHA 2045) provides guidance in recognizing hazards such as those created by points of operation, ongoing nip tips, rotating parts, and flying chips or sparks, as well as some options for achieving abatement. The class meets Aug. 1-5 at Keene State College in Keene, N.H.
Permit-Required Confined Space Entry (OSHA 2264) 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 and related limitations. The class meets Aug. 8-11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at Keene State College in Keene, N.H.
Public Warehousing and Storage (OSHA 7005) is designed as a training course for warehouse workers and focuses on hazards and injuries likely to be encountered in warehouse operations. The class meets on Friday, Aug. 12, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuition is $170.
Health Hazard Awareness (OSHA 7205) provides an introduction to common health hazards encountered in the workplace including exposure to chemicals, asbestos, silica, and lead. The class is scheduled on Monday, Aug. 15, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuition is $170.
Introduction to Accident Investigation (OSHA 7505) explains basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. The course meets Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 15-16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $340.
Recordkeeping Rule (OSHA 7845) is designed to assist private-sector personnel who have responsibilities under OSHA’s Revised Recordkeeping Rule 29 CFR 1904. This course is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon. Tuition is $100.
Mobile Crane Hazards: Train-the-Trainer (NCSH 214) explains everything you need to know about managing mobile cranes on construction job sites. The class meets Monday, Aug. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $170.
Scaffold Users Course (NCSH 406) covers proper use of the scaffold, handling of materials on the scaffold, the maximum intended load of the scaffold, and other requirements. The class meets Wednesday, Aug. 18, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $170.
Industrial Ventilation (NCSH 442) identifies the key factors in the design and testing of mechanical and natural ventilation systems. The course meets Aug. 1-3 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Keene State College in Keene, N.H.
Radiation Protection (NCSH 443) emphasizes history, standards, regulations, radiation measurements, and radiation control methods. The course meets Aug. 3-5 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Keene State College in Keene, N.H.
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 safety classes, contact the Region I OSHA Training Institute by phone at 800-449-OSHA (6742), by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the Internet at www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm.