Registration Opens for April Courses at OSHA Education Center
KEENE, N.H., 03/05/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for 14 April 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 April, the course runs twice. The April 16-19 course in Montpelier, Vermont, has a special Associated General Contractors of Vermont (AGC-VT)-sponsored pricing of $575 per person. The April 30-May 3 session runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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 April 23-26 in Fairfield, Maine.
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. The April 9-11 course runs in Bristol, Rhode Island, with the April 16-18 in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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 April 2-5 course runs in Groton, Connecticut.
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 twice in April: April 11-13, in Bristol, Rhode Island, and April 30-May 2 in Groton, Connecticut.
Public Warehousing and Storage (7005) focuses on hazards and injuries encountered in warehouse operations. Topics include powered industrial trucks, material handling/lifting/ergonomics, hazard communication, walking and working surfaces, exit routes, and fire protection. The April 2 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Evacuation and Emergency Planning (7105) covers emergency action and fire prevention plans and when they are required in a workplace, elements of a good evacuation plan, and design and maintenance of good exit routes. An optional session focuses on assessing terrorist risk. Running April 4, the course is held in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Blood-Borne Pathogens Exposure Control for Health Care Facilities (7200) addresses development of a blood-borne pathogens exposure plan for health care facilities. April 11 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (7405) teaches identifying, evaluating, preventing and protecting employees from fall hazards on construction work sites. The April 26 course will be taught in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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 learn to evaluate construction sites for potential hazards and to understand how to eliminate hazards. After successfully completing the course, participants receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour outreach card. The course runs April 12-13 in Lawrence, Massachusetts; April 17 in Manchester, New Hampshire; and April 28 in West Haven, Connecticut.
Scaffold Users Course (NCSH 406) covers hazards from falls, being struck by falling objects, electrical hazards, access, proper use of scaffolds, proper handling of materials on scaffolds, and maximum intended loads of scaffolds. The April 5 course is planned for Manchester, New Hampshire.
Fall Prevention and Protection for Construction Employees (NCSH 424) focuses on potential fall hazards in construction and the need to apply control measures to eliminate or reduce fall hazards. Curriculum meets the training requirements of OSHA’s fall protection standards. Running on April 6, the course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Electrical Safe Work Practices (NCSH 470) provides updated information on NFPA 70E, OSHA electrical standards, and the NEC. The April 3 class is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Ten-Hour Outreach Course in OSHA’s General Industry Safety and Health Standards (NCSH 320) covers topics important to people with safety and health responsibility, including such topics as blood-borne pathogens, electrical standards, exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans and fire protection, flammable and combustible liquids, personal protective equipment, hazard communication, safety and health programs, machine guarding, and walking-working surfaces. After successfully completing the course, participants receive an OSHA general industry safety and health 10-hour course completion card. The April 19-20 course is planned for Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Courses 7005, 7105, 7200, 7405, NCSH 406, and NCSH 424 are $195; Course NCSH 320 is $250; Course 310 is $275; Course NCSH 470 is $335; Courses 510 and 511 are $725; Courses 502 and 503 are $675; and Course 500 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.