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Registration Opens for May OSHA Courses

KEENE, N.H., 04/04/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for seven May 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.

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 runs twice in May: May 7-10 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and May 29-June 1 in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (501) is for people interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach programs. Along with a registration form, students must attach documentation that they have completed an OSHA 30-hour general industry outreach or OSHA Course 511 or equivalent training and a résumé demonstrating at least five years of general industry safety experience at least two weeks prior to the course start date. The course runs May 7-10, in Groton, Connecticut, and May 14-17 in Fairfield, Maine, and costs $575.

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 May 14-16 course is taught in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

OSHA Guide to Voluntary Compliance in the Industrial Hygiene Area (521) covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Topics include 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 topics. The May 14-17 course is slated for Manchester, New Hampshire.

Electrical Standards (3095) surveys OSHA’s electrical standards and hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. The May 14-17 course is taught 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 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 May 17-18 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and May 26 in West Haven, Connecticut.

Mobile Crane Hazards: Train-the-Trainer (NCSH 214) focuses on managing mobile cranes on construction job sites, including selection and sizing of cranes, daily inspections, communication between site management and crane operators, and operator supervision. The May 4 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Course NCSH 214 is $195, Course 310 is $275, Course 3095 is $725, Course 502 is $675, Course 521 is $725, and Courses 500 and 501 are $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, or e-mailing

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