Registration Opens for June OSHA Courses
KEENE, N.H., 05/03/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for 11 June 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. Courses are taught throughout the region.
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 June 18-21 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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 proving 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. Running June 11-14, the course is taught in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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 June 4-6 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 June 6-8 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 June 4-7 course is taught in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
Respiratory Protection (2225) covers requirements for setting up, maintaining, and monitoring a respirator program. In addition to hands-on experience, terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations are discussed. Running June 11-13, the course is taught in Keene, New Hampshire.
Fall Arrest Systems (3110) reviews state-of-the-art technology for fall protection and current OSHA requirements. Fall protection, parts of fall arrest systems, limitations of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection are discussed. A one-day field exercise demonstrating fall protection equipment is part of the course. The June 11-13 course is slated for Manchester, New Hampshire.
Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies (6000) teaches federal agency collateral duty safety and health personnel to recognize basic workplace safety and health hazards and to help agency safety and health officers with inspection and abatement efforts. Personal protective equipment is required for the field trip. The June 11-14 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Introduction to OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined-Space Standard (7300) is for people with responsibility to develop a permit space program. Running June 14, the course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Trainer Course in Construction Noise (7400) increases participants’ knowledge of construction noise, providing materials and guidance for training workers. The June 22 course is taught in Groton, Connecticut.
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 June 14-15 in Lawrence, Massachusetts and on June 30 in West Haven, Connecticut.
Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Courses 7300 and 7400 are $195; Course NCSH 310 is $275; Courses 3110 and 2225 are $650; Courses 502 and 503 is $675; Courses 511 and 6000 are $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 www.keene.edu/conted/osha.cfm, or e-mailing email@example.com.