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OSHA 10 Hour Construction 2/19-2/20/2019 Boise
 
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:00am to Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:30am
Boise

Course Description: The OSHA Outreach Training Program for Construction Industry is intended to provide entry-level construction workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention, not OSHA standards. OSHA has required content for this training with a variety of optional electives. The course is designed to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter and may not meet training requirements in OSHA standards for task-specific training.

Who Should Attend: The 10 Hour course is intended for and recommended for all entry-level workers in participating in construction work, alteration, and/or repair, including painting and decorating.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Minimum of 10 hours of classroom theory and activities over the course of 2 days.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $130.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $115.00
Association Member Pricing: $100.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

OSHA 30 Hour Construction 2/19-2/22/2019 Boise
 
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 02/22/2019 - 5:00pm
Boise

Course Description: The OSHA Outreach Training Program for Construction provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. OSHA has required content for this training with a variety of optional electives. The course is designed to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter and may not meet training requirements in OSHA standards for task-specific training.

Who Should Attend: The 30-Hour course is appropriate all supervisors and management, and recommended for participants with some safety responsibilities in construction work, alteration, and/or repair, including painting and decorating.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Minimum of 30 hours of classroom theory and activities over the course of 4 days.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $350.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $315.00
Association Member Pricing: $300.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $50.00

Fall Prevention and Protection 2/26/2019 Idaho Falls
 
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho Falls

Course Description: Participants will learn about the nature of common fall hazards in the workplace. Training includes an in-depth discussion on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall protection to be used. Training covers correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance, storage, and inspection of fall protection systems. This Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Training is based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z359.2, and industry standards.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants must bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Safety Equipment Recommended
Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including; harness, lanyards, anchorage systems, and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of class.

Course Length: Approximately 8 Hours including classroom theory and practical hands-on activities.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Scaffolding 2/26/2019 Idaho Falls
 
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho Falls

Scaffold User and Erector Course Description: Attendees will learn about the general nature of hazards as these relate to the use and work on scaffolds. Course covers maximum intended load, load-carrying capacities, electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area, proper use of scaffolds, material handling on scaffolds, and the correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining scaffolding.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who perform work while on a scaffold, or those involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffolding to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change, or the employer has reason to believe that an employee lacks the skill or understanding needed to ensure safety.

Includes: Scaffolding Supervisor Training

Scaffold Supervisor Course Description: Course will teach attendees how to preplan scaffold construction to ensure proper loading and use of the scaffold design. Participants will learn how to determine the correct type of scaffold necessary for the job, determine the maximum load of the scaffold, how to assure a good foundation for the scaffold, and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Who Should Attend: Employers are required to have a minimum of one employee on site that is considered to be competent to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. Recommended for participants looking to become involved in the scaffold selection, setup, and hazard avoidance on the construction site.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring the following items: Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Leather Work Footwear, Reflective Vest or Jacket, and proper work clothing for participation in the scaffolding practical exercises.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours of classroom theory and activities followed by field exercises and evaluations.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Construction Competent Person Series 2/26-3/1/2019 Idaho Falls
 
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/01/2019 - 5:00pm
Idaho Falls

Construction Competent Person Series Description: This series is designed to meet OSHA’s competent person training requirements in four specific construction operations. OSHA standards require employers to identify a competent person in multiple regulations including Fall Prevention and Protection, Excavation and Trenching, Confined Space Entry, and Scaffolding.

OSHA defines a competent person as one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surrounding or working conditions, which are unsanitary hazardous, or dangerous to employees and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

The series includes both classroom theory and practical onsite exercises in each session. Participants will earn a certification for each session completed. By combining the four sessions we can offer training at a reduced and more affordable cost. Individual course descriptions included.

Who Should Attend: Training is intended for employees who have the responsibility for ensuring a safe, healthy and sanitary work environment.

  • Construction Supervisors/Foreman
  • Construction Managers/Superintendents
  • Construction Company Owners

Competent Person Series Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including a written exam and hands-on exercises to receive certifications. The presentations and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of each course. Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: The course is four sessions for a total of 32 hours.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Series Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 340.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 300.00
Association Member Pricing: 300.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 50.00

Individual Course Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 80.00
Association Member Pricing: 80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 10.00

SESSION 1 – FALL PREVENTION & PROTECTION

Fall Prevention and Protection: Participants will learn about the nature of common fall hazards in the workplace. Training includes an in-depth discussion on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall protection to be used. Training covers correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance, storage, and inspection of fall protection systems. This Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Training is based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z359.2, and industry standards.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants must bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Safety Equipment Recommended
Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including; harness, lanyards, anchorage systems and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

SESSION 2 – CONFINED SPACE ENTRY

Permit Required Confined Space Entry: Participants will be trained in depth to identify types of confined spaces; the specific risks and hazards of confined spaces, and emergency procedures so an employee can perform duties assigned. Includes training on attendant, entrant, and entry supervisor duties. Participants will be trained on basic atmospheric testing procedures, general ventilation practices, and common entry procedures.

What is a confined space: A confined space has the following characteristics: Its size and shape allow an employee to enter it, it has limited openings for participants to enter and exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who enter or perform confined space work. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change.

Includes: Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue Practical Activity

Non-Entry Rescue Course Description: Training on performing non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will practice making confined space rescues by simulating rescue operations in which they remove manikins or actual persons from confined spaces.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that will be responsible for attendant duties. Initial training and annual practical and simulation refreshers are required.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, and proper work clothing for participation in the confined space practical entry exercise. Each workgroup is required to bring fall protection, harness, tripod, hoist, or entry system, and working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 3 – EXCAVATION & TRENCHING

Excavation and Trenching: The course is designed to assist participants in identifying and assessing potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches. Attendees will be familiarized with related regulatory requirements and the duties and responsibilities of the competent person at an excavation site. Participants will receive a certification of completion and a competent person card by actively participating in the course and demonstrating knowledge in the classroom and at the training site.

What is an excavation or trench: An Excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression formed by earth removal. A Trench is a narrow excavation where the depth is greater than the width.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that are exposed to excavation hazards. Initial training and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Includes: Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Activity

Course Description: Construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for participants that are required to be familiar with the role of the competent person. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise. Each attending workgroup is required to bring protective systems (shoring, shielding), working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 4 – SCAFFOLDING

Scaffold User and Erector Course Description: Attendees will learn about the general nature of hazards as these relate to the use and work on scaffolds. Course covers maximum intended load, load-carrying capacities, electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area, proper use of scaffolds, material handling on scaffolds, and the correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining scaffolding.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who perform work while on a scaffold, or those involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffolding to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change, or the employer has reason to believe that an employee lacks the skill or understanding needed to ensure safety.

Includes: Scaffolding Supervisor Training

Scaffold Supervisor Course Description: Course will teach attendees how to preplan scaffold construction to ensure proper loading and use of the scaffold design. Participants will learn how to determine the correct type of scaffold necessary for the job, determine the maximum load of the scaffold, how to assure a good foundation for the scaffold, and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Who Should Attend: Employers are required to have a minimum of one employee on site that is considered to be competent to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. Recommended for participants looking to become involved in the scaffold selection, setup, and hazard avoidance on the construction site.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring the following items: Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Leather Work Footwear, Reflective Vest or Jacket, and proper work clothing for participation in the scaffolding practical exercises.

Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid 2/27/2019 Boise
 
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Boise

Medic First Aid BasicPlus Course Description: Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. Upon successful completion of the written exam and practical evaluations, participants receive a certification card to document the training. This certification is valid for two years from the date of the course. 

Who Should Attend: Required for occupational first aid providers and employees who have confined space rescue duties. We also recommended training for all other individuals who desire CPR, AED, and first aid knowledge and skills with a focus on adults.

Safety Information
Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require working on your hands and knees, bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent these activities, please inform one of the instructors immediately upon arrival. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have health or injury concerns.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Approximately 4 hours including classroom theory and activities.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $70.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $55.00
Association Member Pricing: $55.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $14.50

Excavation and Trenching 2/28/2019 Idaho Falls
 
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho Falls

Course Description: The course is designed to assist employees in identifying and assessing potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches. Attendees will be familiarized with related regulatory requirements and the duties and responsibilities of the competent person at an excavation site. Employees will receive a certification of completion and a competent person card by actively participating in the course and demonstrating knowledge in the classroom and at the training site.

What is an excavation or trench: An Excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression formed by earth removal. A Trench is a narrow excavation where the depth is greater than the width.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees that are exposed to excavation hazards. Initial training and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Includes: Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Evaluation

Course Description: Construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for employees that are required to be familiar with the role of the competent person. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending employees are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise. Each attending workgroup is required to bring protective systems (shoring, shielding), working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of class.

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours including classroom theory followed by excavation and trenching field exercises.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Confined Space 3/1/2019 Idaho Falls
 
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho Falls

Permit Required Confined Space Entry Course Description: Participants will be trained in depth to identify types of confined spaces; the specific risks and hazards of confined spaces, and emergency procedures so the employee can perform duties assigned. Includes training on attendant, entrant, and entry supervisor duties. Participants will be trained on basic atmospheric testing procedures, general ventilation practices, and common entry procedures.

What is a confined space: A confined space has the following characteristics: Its size and shape allow an employee to enter it, it has limited openings for participants to enter and exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who enter or perform confined space work. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change.

Includes:Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue

Non-Entry Rescue Course Description: Training on performing non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will practice making confined space rescues by simulating rescue operations in which they remove manikins or actual persons from confined spaces.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that will be responsible for attendant duties. Initial training and annual practical and simulation refreshers are required.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, and proper work clothing for participation in the confined space practical entry exercise. Each workgroup is required to bring fall protection, harness, tripod, hoist, or entry system, and working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours including classroom theory followed by entry and non-entry rescue exercises.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Pricing:

Individual Pricing: $100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $80.00
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Aerial Scissor Lift 3/4/2019 Nampa
 
Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Nampa

Certification Course Description: Employees can learn the general requirements for safe operation of Aerial and Scissor Lifts. Training covers laws and regulations, types and selection, safe operating practices, associated hazards, controls, capabilities, stability, fall protection, inspections and maintenance, fueling, work zones, and manufacturer specific requirements.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who operate Aerial or Scissor Lifts also known as Powered Personnel Platforms. Operators must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Includes: Aerial Scissor Lift Operator Practical Evaluation

Evaluation Description: An evaluation of each aerial scissor lift operator's performance to ensure that the operator has the knowledge and skills needed to operate the equipment safely. Operators must be evaluated on each Class and Model of personnel lift to be operated.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for employees that operate an aerial or scissor personnel lift. Practical evaluation and recommended re-certification every 3 years or earlier if: unsafe action observed, near miss, accident, poor evaluation, different vehicle, and/or changes in the workplace. Operators must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Prerequisite: Aerial Scissor Lift Operator Training

Safety Equipment Required
Attending employees are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Important Considerations

Completion Requirements: Students are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and written exam to receive certification. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Students should come prepared with a notepad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course./p>

Course Length: Approximately 4 hours including classroom theory followed by operator practical evaluations.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing. Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds.

Pricing:
Individual Pricing: $75.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): $65.00
Association Member Pricing: $60.00
Retainer Client Pricing: $10.00

Construction Competent Person Series 3/19-3/22/2019 Boise
 
Tue, 03/19/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/22/2019 - 5:00pm
Boise

Construction Competent Person Series Description: This series is designed to meet OSHA’s competent person training requirements in four specific construction operations. OSHA standards require employers to identify a competent person in multiple regulations including Fall Prevention and Protection, Excavation and Trenching, Confined Space Entry, and Scaffolding.

OSHA defines a competent person as one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surrounding or working conditions, which are unsanitary hazardous, or dangerous to employees and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

The series includes both classroom theory and practical onsite exercises in each session. Participants will earn a certification for each session completed. By combining the four sessions we can offer training at a reduced and more affordable cost. Individual course descriptions included.

Who Should Attend: Training is intended for employees who have the responsibility for ensuring a safe, healthy and sanitary work environment.

  • Construction Supervisors/Foreman
  • Construction Managers/Superintendents
  • Construction Company Owners

Competent Person Series Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including a written exam and hands-on exercises to receive certifications. The presentations and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Learning Aids: Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of each course. Participants should come prepared with a notepad and pen. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Course Length: The course is four sessions for a total of 32 hours.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link, and provide the information requested. Onsite training is available for groups; please contact us for additional information and pricing.

Cancellation notices must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance for refunds. An administrative processing fee of $10.00 will be charged for all refunds. 

Series Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 340.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 300.00
Association Member Pricing: 300.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 50.00

Individual Course Pricing:

Individual Pricing: 100.00
Group Pricing (8 or more): 80.00
Association Member Pricing: 80.00
Retainer Client Pricing: 10.00

SESSION 1 – FALL PREVENTION & PROTECTION

Fall Prevention and Protection: Participants will learn about the nature of common fall hazards in the workplace. Training includes an in-depth discussion on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall protection to be used. Training covers correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance, storage, and inspection of fall protection systems. This Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Training is based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z359.2, and industry standards.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants must bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the operator practical evaluation exercise.

Safety Equipment Recommended
Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including; harness, lanyards, anchorage systems and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

SESSION 2 – CONFINED SPACE ENTRY

Permit Required Confined Space Entry: Participants will be trained in depth to identify types of confined spaces; the specific risks and hazards of confined spaces, and emergency procedures so an employee can perform duties assigned. Includes training on attendant, entrant, and entry supervisor duties. Participants will be trained on basic atmospheric testing procedures, general ventilation practices, and common entry procedures.

What is a confined space: A confined space has the following characteristics: Its size and shape allow an employee to enter it, it has limited openings for participants to enter and exit, and it is not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who enter or perform confined space work. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change.

Includes: Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue Practical Activity

Non-Entry Rescue Course Description: Training on performing non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will practice making confined space rescues by simulating rescue operations in which they remove manikins or actual persons from confined spaces.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that will be responsible for attendant duties. Initial training and annual practical and simulation refreshers are required.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, and proper work clothing for participation in the confined space practical entry exercise. Each workgroup is required to bring fall protection, harness, tripod, hoist, or entry system, and working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 3 – EXCAVATION & TRENCHING

Excavation and Trenching: The course is designed to assist participants in identifying and assessing potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches. Attendees will be familiarized with related regulatory requirements and the duties and responsibilities of the competent person at an excavation site. Participants will receive a certification of completion and a competent person card by actively participating in the course and demonstrating knowledge in the classroom and at the training site.

What is an excavation or trench: An Excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression formed by earth removal. A Trench is a narrow excavation where the depth is greater than the width.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants that are exposed to excavation hazards. Initial training and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Includes: Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Activity

Course Description: Construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry.

Who Should Attend: The course is designed for participants that are required to be familiar with the role of the competent person. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise. Each attending workgroup is required to bring protective systems (shoring, shielding), working atmospheric monitor, and ventilation equipment.

SESSION 4 – SCAFFOLDING

Scaffold User and Erector Course Description: Attendees will learn about the general nature of hazards as these relate to the use and work on scaffolds. Course covers maximum intended load, load-carrying capacities, electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area, proper use of scaffolds, material handling on scaffolds, and the correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining scaffolding.

Who Should Attend: Required for participants who perform work while on a scaffold, or those involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffolding to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. Initial training required and refresher training required whenever workplace processes/procedures change, or the employer has reason to believe that an employee lacks the skill or understanding needed to ensure safety.

Includes: Scaffolding Supervisor Training

Scaffold Supervisor Course Description: Course will teach attendees how to preplan scaffold construction to ensure proper loading and use of the scaffold design. Participants will learn how to determine the correct type of scaffold necessary for the job, determine the maximum load of the scaffold, how to assure a good foundation for the scaffold, and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Who Should Attend: Employers are required to have a minimum of one employee on site that is considered to be competent to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. Recommended for participants looking to become involved in the scaffold selection, setup, and hazard avoidance on the construction site.

Safety Equipment Required
Attending participants are required to bring the following items: Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Leather Work Footwear, Reflective Vest or Jacket, and proper work clothing for participation in the scaffolding practical exercises.

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