Open Enrollment Courses

We offer regularly scheduled open enrollment courses to help clients meet their basic safety and regulatory needs while helping ensure that employees at all levels within an organization are properly trained. We regularly offer courses covering a variety of subjects.

11.9.2022-Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Operator-Nampa 
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Northwest Safety Training Center-Nampa, ID

Forklift Operator Certification Course Description: The course is designed to cover the general requirements for safe operation of Class 4, 5, & 7 Powered Industrial Trucks also known as Forklifts Mobile Powered Work Platforms and the requirements of the OSHA 1910.178 Regulations. The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, a participant workbook, final written exam, and hands-on evaluation of the operator.

Curriculum covers OSHA Regulations and ANSI Standards, types and classifications, safe operating practices, hazards, controls, inspections and maintenance, capabilities, stability, fueling, attachments, and manufacturer specific requirements.

Forklift Operator Practical Evaluation: An operator practical evaluation is included and will be conducted for use of the powered industrial truck type operated by the participant to ensure that the operator has the knowledge, skills, and competency needed to operate equipment safely. Operators must be evaluated on each Class and Model of forklift to be operated

Who Should Attend: Required for all employees who operate a forklift. Only trained and authorized personnel shall be permitted to operate powered industrial trucks. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

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 to participate in hands-on exercises and operator practical evaluation.  

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a powered industrial truck operator training certification card. Employer specific training and authorization is required. Retraining and certification every 3 years or earlier due to unsafe act observed, a near miss or accident, and equipment or workplace changes. 

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 courses are available upon request).

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

Pricing:
Open Enrollment Participant Pricing: $125.00 ea.
Scheduled Groups with minimum of 8 Participants Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Association Member Participant Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $10.00 ea

11.10.2022-NTSI SAFER Driver-Nampa 
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Northwest Safety Training Center-Nampa, ID

NTSI SAFER Driver Course Description: SAFER Driver Challenge is NTSI’s premier classroom fleet driver training course.  The course is designed to engage the participant in a guided discussion about the role of knowledge, values, attitudes, and behavior in promoting driving safety. The course will also review many of the safe driving concepts necessary to keep drivers safe and free from injury. The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, a participant workbook, group activities, and self-evaluation and improvement.

Who Should Attend: Recommended for drivers of all types who operate employer owned or personal vehicles for business purposes at private companies, non-profit groups, and Federal, State and local government agencies.

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, group activities, and written exam. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a certification card.  

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 4 hours including classroom theory and activities. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Pricing:
Open Enrollment Participant Pricing: $85.00 ea.
Scheduled Groups with minimum of 8 Participants Pricing: $75.00 ea.
Association Member Participant Pricing: $75.00 ea.
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $10.00 ea.

11.16.2022-Aerial & Scissor Lift (MEWP) Operator Certification-Nampa 
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Northwest Safety Training Center-Nampa, ID

Aerial & Scissor Lift (MEWP) Operator Certification Course Description: The course is designed to cover the general requirements for safe operation of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) including Aerial Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, also known as Type 1 or Type 2 or 3 Powered Personnel Platforms and the requirements of the ANSI A92 Standard. The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, a participant workbook, final written exam, and hands-on evaluation of the operator.

Curriculum covers OSHA Regulations and ANSI Standards, types and selection, safe operating practices, associated hazards, controls, capabilities, stability, fall protection, inspections and maintenance, fueling, work zones, and manufacturer specific requirements.

MEWP Operators Practical Evaluation: An operator practical evaluation is included and will be conducted for use of the MEWP operator's performance to ensure that the operator has the knowledge, skills, and competency needed to operate the equipment safely. Operators must be evaluated on each Type of personnel lift to be operated.

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who operate Aerial Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, also known as Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP). Only trained and authorized personnel shall be permitted to operate MEWPs. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Retraining and certification every 3 years or earlier due to unsafe act observed, a near miss or accident, and equipment or workplace changes. 

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 to participate in hands-on exercises and operator practical evaluation.  

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a MEWP operator training certification card. Employer specific training and authorization is required.

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 6 hours including classroom theory and activities followed by practical exercises and operator evaluations. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Pricing:
Open Enrollment Participant Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Scheduled Groups with minimum of 8 Participants Pricing: $105.00 ea.
Association Member Participant Pricing: $105.00 ea.
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $10.00 ea.

11.30.2022-Adult First Aid with CPR and AED-Boise 
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Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

Health and Safety Institute BLS Course Description: Adult First Aid with CPR and AED 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: $65.00
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.

12.7.2022-Rigging and Signaling Qualification-Nampa 
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Northwest Safety Training Center-Nampa, ID

Rigging Qualification Course Description: The course is designed to cover the general requirements for the safe use and maintenance of rigging equipment as required by the OSHA 1926.1400 standard. Participants will be taught about the hazards of working with rigging equipment, risk management, general crane safety, rigging plans, basic hardware, slings, and calculating load weights and center of gravity. Basic math and technical skills are required for successful and effective rigging. 

Signaling Qualification Course Description: This course includes the signaling training and qualification requirements, signal person responsibilities, basic hand and voice signals, actions, and hazards associated with signaling for crane operations.

Who Should Attend: Required for all employees who work within crane fall zones or participate in hooking, unhooking,  guiding operators, or doing the initial connection of a load to a component or structure, or during hoisting activities for assembly and disassembly. Only trained and authorized personnel shall be permitted to conduct rigging or signaling for cranes. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Initial and retraining certification every 3 years or earlier due to unsafe act observed, a near miss or accident, and equipment or workplace changes. 

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 to participate in hands-on exercises and operator practical evaluation.  

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, written exam, and practical evaluations. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a rigging and signaling qualification card. Employer specific training and authorization is required.

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 and activities followed by practical exercises and evaluations. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Pricing:
Open Enrollment Participant Pricing: $125.00 ea.
Scheduled Groups with minimum of 8 Participants Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Association Member Participant Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $20.00 ea.

12.14.2022-Adult First Aid with CPR and AED-Boise 
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Idaho AGC-Boise, ID

Health and Safety Institute BLS Course Description: Adult First Aid with CPR and AED 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: $65.00
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.

208.465.0215