March Courses at Region I OSHA Education Center
KEENE, N.H., 02/01/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for 15 March courses. 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.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (510) for private-sector personnel, covers OSHA policies, procedures, standards, and construction safety and health principles. Upon successful course completion, students receive an OSHA construction safety and health 30-hour outreach card. In March, the course runs twice: March 5-8 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and March 19-22 in Bristol, Rhode Island.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (500) qualifies students to become authorized OSHA 10- and 30-hour construction outreach trainers. Bidding contractors and construction workers often must possess a minimum of an OSHA construction 10-hour outreach card. The course is scheduled for March 12-15 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers (502), for personnel in the private sector who completed Course 500 and are active trainers in the outreach program, provides an update on such topics as OSHA construction standards, policies, and regulations. This course, scheduled for March 12-14 in Montpelier, Vermont, has special Associated General Contractors of Vermont (AGC-VT) sponsored pricing of $575 per person. The course is also held March 26-28 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (511) for private-sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, and general industry safety and health principles. After successfully completing the course, students receive an OSHA general industry safety and health 30-hour outreach card. The March 5-8 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (501) is for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program. Prerequisites are Course 511 or equivalent and five years of general industry safety experience. Your resume and a copy of your Course 511 card are required at registration. Running March 12-15, the course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers (503), for private-sector personnel who completed Course 501 and are active trainers in the outreach program, is an update on OSHA general industry standards and OSHA policies. Your Course 501 card is required at registration. Outreach trainers must attend Course 503 once every four years to maintain trainer status. Course 503 runs March 28-30 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics (3010) focuses on OSHA standards and safety aspects of excavation and trenching. The course introduces students to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered and testing methods demonstrated. A one-day field exercise allows students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Running March 26-29, the course is in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Recordkeeping Rule (7845) teaches employers to identify and fulfill responsibilities for posting certain records, maintaining records of illnesses and injuries, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. The March 9 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Introduction to OSHA for Small Businesses (7510) introduces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to owners and managers of small businesses. The March 9 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding (7100) increases participant’s knowledge and skill in machine safeguarding techniques and highlights various types of machine guarding. Running March 19, the course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Introduction to Safety and Health Management (7500) emphasizes benefits in implementing a workplace safety and health management system. The March 20 course is held in Manchester, New Hampshire.
7505 Introduction to Accident Investigation (7505) introduces basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques to help participants gain the skills necessary to conduct effective workplace accident investigations. The March 21 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Ten-Hour Outreach Course in OSHA’s Construction Safety and Health Standards (NCSH 310) introduces construction hazard recognition and control and OSHA policies, procedures, and standards. Participants gain ability to evaluate construction sites for potential hazards and to understand the action to take to eliminate hazards. After successfully completing the course, participants receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour outreach card. The course runs March 15-16 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and on March 31 in West Haven, Connecticut.
Work Zone Traffic Control (NCSH 461), for public- or private-agency personnel or contractors working in a public way, regardless of whether it’s IN the road or OFF the road, covers the latest minimum standards of the MUTCD, legal liability, proper uses of cones/signs/flaggers, parts of a typical work zone, new standards on retro-reflective warning garments, handling common worksite problems, proper use of STOP/SLOW paddles or flags, and the importance of avoiding complacency. Running March 9, the course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Lead, Silica, and Asbestos Awareness (NCSH 453) is an overview of regulations governing asbestos, lead, and silica in the workplace. Course discusses requirements for written safety programs, medical surveillance, and further training for each hazard. The March 23 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Courses 7845 and 7510 is $100; Courses 7100, 7500, and 7505 is $195; NCSH 310 is $275; Courses 510, 511, 500, 501, and 3010 is $725; Courses 502 and 503 is $675; and Courses 500 and 501 is $775. Group discounts for five or more students to attend one course are available, as is on-site training for groups of at least 10 or more participants.
More information is available by calling 800-449-OSHA (6742), visiting www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm, or e-mailing email@example.com.