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Registration Opens for November Courses at Region I OSHA Education Center

KEENE, N.H., 10/18/07 - Region I (New England) OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, is accepting registrations for eight November 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 November 5 to 8 course is slated to run 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 must often possess a minimum of an OSHA construction 10-hour outreach card. The course runs November 12 to 15 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics (3010) focuses on OSHA standards, safety aspects of excavation and trenching, practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes, and walls of excavations. During a one-day field exercise students use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. The November 27 to 30 course runs 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 is an update on various OSHA topics, including construction standards, policies, and regulations. The course runs November 26 to 28 in 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 November 12 to 15, the course is taught in Auburn, Maine.

10-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. Topics include OSH Act, General Duty Clause, electrical safety, fall protection, excavations, cranes, material handling, hand and power tools, personal protective equipment, scaffolds, stairways, and ladders. After successfully completing the course, students receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour outreach course completion card. The November 1 to 2 course is taught in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Ten-Hour Outreach Course in OSHA’s General Industry Safety and Health Standards (NCSH 320) covers general safety and health awareness. Topics include the OSH Act, General Duty Clause, 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. Successfully completing the course earns participants an OSHA general industry safety and health 10-hour course completion card. The November 8 to 9 course is on tap for Manchester, New Hampshire.

Introduction to Accident Investigation (7505) introduces basic accident investigation procedures, describing accident analysis techniques. The November 2 is slated for Manchester, New Hampshire.

Tuition for OSHA courses is per person. Tuition for Course 7505 is $225; Course NCSH 310 and NCSH 320 is $290; Course 502 is $750; Courses 510 and 3010 are $800; and Courses 500 and 501 are $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.

More information is available by calling 800-449-OSHA (6742), visiting, or e-mailing

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