Registration Opens for October Courses at Region I OSHA Education Center
KEENE, N.H., 09/26/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for 10 October 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.
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. The course runs twice in October. The October 1 to 4 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire, and again October 22 to 25 in Montpelier, Vermont.
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 must often possess a minimum of an OSHA construction 10-hour outreach card. The course runs twice, on October 9 to12 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and October 29 to November 1 in Montpelier, Vermont.
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, is an update on various OSHA topics, including construction standards, policies, and regulations. The course runs three times in October. The October 15 to 17 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire; the October 24 to 26 course in Wellesley, Massachusetts; and the October 29 to 31 course in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
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 October 22 to 25 courses are taught simultaneously in Groton, Connecticut, and Manchester, New Hampshire.
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 their registration form sent at least two weeks prior to the course start date, 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. Running October 29 to November 1, the course is slated for 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. On a one-day field exercise students use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Running October 9 to 12, the course is held in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Electrical Standards (3095) surveys OSHA’s electrical standards and hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Topics include single-phase and three-phase systems, cord-connected and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. This course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire, from October 29 to November 1.
Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (7405) is designed to identify, evaluate, prevent, and protect people from fall hazards at construction work sites. The course runs October 17 and 18 in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Recordkeeping Rule (7845) is for people having responsibility for posting certain records, maintaining records of illnesses and injuries, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Participants who successfully complete this course are able to identify OSHA requirements and complete new OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301. The October 19 course is taught in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Introduction to OSHA for Small Businesses (7510) introduces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The October 19 course runs in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Courses 7510, 7405, and 7845 is $225; Course 502 is $750; Courses 510, 511, and 3010, and 3095 is $800; and Courses 500 and 501 is $855. 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.