Region I OSHA Education Center Offers 8 Courses in September
KEENE, N.H. 8/1/05 - The Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center, in Manchester, N.H., has scheduled eight safety courses in September. 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.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OSHA 510) introduces entry-level personnel to construction safety standards and is a prerequisite for attendance in other construction courses. The class meets Sept. 12-16.
Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (OSHA 502) must be com-pleted within four years of the date of trainer authorization; it is required by OSHA to maintain outreach instructor status. This course meets Sept. 19-21 from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. Tuition is $585.
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 Sept. 21-23 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Tuition is $585.
Hazardous Materials (OSHA 2015) covers OSHA standards for dealing with flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related safety processes for spraying, dipping, and electrical equipment are also explained. The course meets Sept. 19-23.
Principles of Ergonomics Applied to Work-Related Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders (OSHA 2250) covers work physiology, anthropometry, musculo-skeletal disorders, video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, manual handling, repetition, and continuous keyboard use. The course meets Sept. 26-29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Introduction to Machinery and Machine-Safeguarding (OSHA 7100) explains when and how to properly safeguard machinery to reduce or eliminate the potential for accidents and injuries. The course meets 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Tuition is $170.
Fall Prevention and Protection for Construction Employees (NCSH 424) is designed to make construction workers and supervisors aware of potential fall hazards in construction and apply control measure to eliminate or reduce those hazards. The course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12. Tuition is $170.
An Eight-Hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker Refresher Training (NCSH 437) updates workers on standards and practices and allows them to improve hazardous waste site protection methods. This course is scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 27. Tuition is $120 for people in the public sector and $150 for private-sector personnel. This course is offered in partnership with The New England Consortium (TNEC) at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. To register for this course, call TNEC at 978-934-3257.
Payment and registration should be received two weeks in advance of the scheduled date to assure a place in these courses. 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 email@example.com, or visit www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm.