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10.22.2020 Scaffolding Competent Person-Boise, ID
 
Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Non-Member Pricing: $100.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215.

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

10.28.2020 Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid-Boise, ID
 
Wed, 10/28/2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Important Considerations

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.

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $55.00
Non-Member Pricing: $95.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215.

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

10.29.2020 Excavation and Trenching Competent Person-Boise, ID
 
Thu, 10/29/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

Excavation and Trenching Competent Person Certification Course Description: The course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for excavation and trenching competent person training. The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, participant handouts, final written exam, group activities, field exercises and practical evaluation.

Curriculum covers OSHA regulatory requirements including, inspections and identification of potential and existing hazards inherent to working in or around excavations and trenches, prevention of trench collapses, atmospheric and water hazards, entry and exit requirements, working with heavy machinery, materials handling, traffic controls, overhead and underground utilities. and protective systems including sloping, shoring, and shielding.  Participants will be familiarized with prevention methods, and the duties and responsibilities of the Competent Person at an excavation site.

Excavation and Trenching Field Exercise and Practical Evaluation: Course includes 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.

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 employer designated Competent Persons. OSHA requires that there be a Competent Person present whenever workers enter an excavation or trench. All workers that are exposed to excavation and trenching operations are required to be trained in the hazards and safe work practices.  

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS

Safety Equipment Required: Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Work Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and wear proper Work Clothing for participation in the excavation and trenching practical exercise.  

Trenching Equipment Recommended: Participating workgroups are encouraged to bring working atmospheric monitor, ventilation equipment, and protective systems (shoring, shielding) for field exercise.

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. 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. Initial training before associated job tasks and refresher training whenever processes, procedures or requirements change.

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a note pad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Course Length: Approximately 8 hours including classroom theory followed by excavation and trenching field exercises. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Non-Member Pricing: $100.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

11.10-11.2020 OSHA 10 Hour Construction-Idaho Falls, ID
 
Tue, 11/03/2020 - 8:00am to Wed, 11/04/2020 - 10:30am
TBD-Idaho Falls, ID

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $100.00
Non-Member Pricing: $190.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Training site location is in Idaho Falls to be determined.  

11.5.2020 Confined Space Competent Person-Boise, ID
 
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $80.00
Non-Member Pricing: $100.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

11.9.2020 Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid-Idaho Falls, ID
 
Mon, 11/09/2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
TBD-Idaho Falls, ID

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.

Important Considerations

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.

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $55.00
Non-Member Pricing: $95.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215.

Location: Training site location is in Idaho Falls to be determined.  

11.10-13.2020 OSHA 30 Hour Construction-Idaho Falls, ID
 
Tue, 11/10/2020 - 8:00am to Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:00pm
TBD-Idaho Falls, ID

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.

Pricing:

Association Member Pricing: $300.00
Non-Member Pricing: $450.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Training site location is in Idaho Falls to be determined.  

12.9.2020 Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid-Boise, ID
 
Wed, 12/09/2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Important Considerations

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.

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $55.00
Non-Member Pricing: $95.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215.

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

12.15-16.2020 OSHA 10 Hour Construction-Boise, ID
 
Tue, 12/15/2020 - 8:00am to Wed, 12/16/2020 - 11:00am
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Pricing:
Association Member Pricing: $100.00
Non-Member Pricing: $190.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.

12.15-18.2020 OSHA 30 Hour Construction-Boise, ID
 
Tue, 12/15/2020 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/18/2020 - 5:00pm
Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

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.

Pricing:

Association Member Pricing: $300.00
Non-Member Pricing: $450.00

Registration: To enroll in this Idaho AGC sponsored course please follow the Registration Now link below, and provide the information requested. Cancellations are subject to Idaho AGC Refund Policy. Northwest Safety retainer clients can contact us directly for enrollment at 208-465-0215. 

Location: Idaho AGC is located at 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise, ID 83702. The training parking lot is south of the building. Follow signage upon entering building to the designated training center.