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Leading Cultural Change for Construction Online
 

Leading Cultural Change for Construction Online Course Description: This Award-winning intermediate Leading Cultural Change for Construction online safety course addresses the importance of changing the safety culture in the construction industry. Discussions include past and current safety performance, cultural challenges in the construction industry and protecting yourself through personal responsibility to change the current culture. We will also outline the roles of both the workforce and management in improving the current culture within your company and the industry.

This "Leading Cultural Change" course has been awarded both the ASSE Safety Attendee Choice award and ISHN Magazine Readers Choice award!

Intended Audience: This online safety course is for those who work in the construction industry, as safety – and changing the safety culture – is everyone's responsibility.

  • Construction Workers
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Construction Managers

Learning Aids: The safety topics covered in this online course include the current culture of safety in construction, the acts and conditions that lead to injuries, the "General Duty Clause" of the OSHA Act of 1970 and how you can take leadership in the effort to change your company's safety culture.

Following this training the student should:

  • Understand Past & Current Safety Performance
  • Be able to Identify Cultural Challenges in the Construction Industry
  • Be able to Describe the Role of the Workforce in Improving the Current Culture
  • Understand how to Protect Yourself and Others from Serious Injury and Death through Personal Responsibility to change the Current Culture
  • Recognize the Role of Management in Improving the Current Culture

Course Topics

  • History of Safety
  • Construction Safety Today
  • General Duty Clause
  • What Causes Injuries
  • Unsafe Conditions
  • Unsafe Acts
  • Changing the Culture
  • Safety Leadership Skills

Features and Benefits: By taking Leading Cultural Change online safety course, you learn to identify unsafe cultures and take correct action to improve the culture within your company, including:

  • Responsibility on the Jobsite
  • Reducing Human Error
  • Understanding Human Risk-Taking
  • Ensuring a Quality Safety Program

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length: 60 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $45.00

Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry Online
 

Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry Online Course Description: Back pain is among the most common reasons for visits to the doctor. For some, this issue can develop from failing to lift heavy objects properly over time. To help all general industry workers prevent back pain and serious injuries, we offer a back-injury prevention training course called Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry. This online intermediate-level course covers important information regarding best practices for lifting and moving heavy items, leading to enhanced overall safety on any job site.

Intended Audience: This back-injury prevention training course is intended for general industry employees, as well as employers and managers who are responsible for workplace safety and health in accordance with OSHA regulations. It is especially relevant for professionals working in the following sectors:

  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Property management
  • Retail services
  • Trade and transportation
  • Warehousing and distribution

Learning Aids: With Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry, students will cover everything employees, and employers should know before moving, handling, and storing materials.

Course Topics

  • An overview of back disorders and how they are avoidable with exercise, weight control, and posture
  • How to prevent injury utilizing pre-lift considerations, precautions, and proper lift techniques
  • Legal requirements for ensuring safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace
  • Accepted safe work practices for lifting and back injury prevention, including the correct body mechanics
  • How to recognize potential hazards associated with lifting objects and materials
  • Standards mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Where to find additional resources on back care, lifting, and general ergonomics

Features and Benefits: After completing Lifting and Back Injury Prevention for General Industry, course participants will understand the safety practices needed to avoid painful, potentially permanent back injuries. All participants will learn proper lifting techniques, hazard recognition, and where to find more information on related course topics.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length: 30 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Machine Guarding for General Industry Online
 

Machine Guarding for General Industry Online Course Description: Machine Guarding for General Industry is an intermediate online safety course as defined in OSHA's standard covering Machine Guarding found in 29 CFR 1910, Subpart O. This standard applies to nearly all workplaces in general industry. Machine Guarding safety covers hand tools, electrical tools and large machinery which may potentially injure workers. This course focuses on the concepts behind safety guards and how to identify whether the guard is being used correctly.

Intended Audience: This Machine Guarding online safety course is designed for all employees, supervisors and managers who handle machinery in the General Industry sector, especially those working in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Property Management
  • Trade and Transportation
  • Retail Services
  • Hospitality

Learning Aids: Machine Guarding training will inform you of the essential requirements for preventing machinery-related injuries. Safeguards are explained and you will be provided with ways to identify unsafe conditions. In addition, you will learn ANSI and OSHA regulations for working safely with machine guarding and tools.

Course Topics

  • Standards
  • Injuries
  • Machine Areas
  • General Requirements
  • Motions and Actions
  • Safeguards
  • More Safeguards
  • Guards
  • Devices
  • Saws, Presses and Plastics
  • Stairway Railing and Guards

Features and Benefits: Machine Guarding online safety course teaches ways to evaluate current work practices and safety guidelines for working with tools. When you have successfully completed this course, you will know:

  • Where mechanical hazards occur
  • Points of operations
  • Requirements for safeguards
  • Types of safeguards

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  60 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Managing Mold Issues for Fixed Site Facilities Online
 

Managing Mold Issues for Fixed Site Facilities Online Course Description: Managing Mold Issues for Building Construction Management is an advanced online safety course composed of three primary modules: Mold Information and Training, Mold Design and Materials and Mold Maintenance Procedures. These three modules are part of the Mold Action Plan training series developed by the attendees of the Mold Action Plan in Construction conference. This course will assist in managing mold in the construction maintenance process, specifically:

Intended Audience: Managing Mold Issues for Building Construction Management is designed for contractors, building owners and their representatives who have the responsibility to perform mold inspections according to OSHA regulations.

  • Building Construction Managers
  • Building Construction Contractors
  • Building Owners and Their Representatives

Learning Aids: This online safety course will familiarize you with the mold and moisture dilemma. Learn how to identify mold in various phases of construction and how to manage water and mold events. Learn how to find the right consultants and experts in the mold prevention process. You will be encouraged to have a plan that details the types of training and observations that are needed for mold prevention. You will also learn the basic guidelines for mold maintenance including how to create a mold maintenance checklist as a reference for performing inspections. This Mold safety course also teaches ways to foster a healthy work environment by informing the building owner, building management company and contractors of ways to conduct mold maintenance safety.

Course Topics

  • Mold Information and Training
    • Overview of Managing Mold Issues
    • Pre-Construction and Design
    • Construction Phase
    • Post Construction Phase
    • Managing a Water Event
    • Water Damage Guidelines
    • Mold Remediation
    • Finished Remediation and Cleanup
    • Checklist for Mold Remediation
    • Mold Prevention Plan
  • Mold Design and Materials
    • Consultations and Experts
    • Testing and In-House Observation
    • Mock-Ups
    • Early Start Up Mechanical Systems
  • Mold Maintenance Procedures
    • Maryland IAQ Task Force
    • Construction Mold Maintenance Committee
    • Maintenance Checklist

Features and Benefits: By taking Mold Issues for Building Construction Managers online safety course, you will learn what mold is, the potential hazards involved and how to avoid mold ligation. Following the successful completion of the Mold Information and Training module, you will:

  • Be able to promote mold safety in the workplace
  • Understand water damage and mold remediation guidelines
  • Be able to recognize, evaluate, and control mold and moisture
  • Know the training needed for contractors, employees and owners involved in the mold prevention process

You will be also be presented with techniques that can be applied during the design stage for preventing mold growth. By following the considerations in the Mold Design and Materials module, you will:

  • Know the importance of matching a consultant’s ability to the complexity of the project
  • Be able to determine the guidelines for performing in-house testing and/or observation
  • Understand that mock-ups are the exception, not the rule, for most construction work

This course will also inform you of the importance of developing an effective operations and maintenance program for mold and indoor air quality issues. By following the guidelines in the Mold Maintenance Procedures module, you will:

  • Be able to prevent mold by inspecting various locations of a building for evidence of mold
  • Know how to maintain a checklist of inspections as reference material for the owner, builder and tenant
  • Know to check mechanical systems and appliances for mold
  • Know to check for mold on exterior finishes
  • Know appropriate mold response actions

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  1 Hour-30 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $45.00

Material Handling and Storage for General Industry Online
 

Material Handling and Storage for General Industry Online Course Description: This intermediate Material Handling and Storage online safety course will cover what General Industry employees should know before moving, handling, and storing materials. We will also discuss potential hazards, precautions, and safe work practices. This online training focuses on OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176 requirements for safe work practices in handling and storing of materials.

Intended Audience: Material Handling and Storage awareness is designed for all employees in the General Industry sector, including managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Property Management
  • Retail Services
  • Trade and Transportation

Learning Aids: In this online safety course, we will cover OSHA’s requirements for handling and storing materials, equipment, and containers. You will also be informed of the potential hazards of storing and handling materials and the safeguards you can take to prevent injury and damage to the work environment. When finished, you will have been provided with knowledge in efficient handling and storing of materials. Regulatory references for this course are OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176, Materials Handling and Storage.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Materials Handling and Storage
  • Manual Handling of Materials
  • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Cranes, Hoists, and Slings
  • Precautions- Powered Equipment
  • General Materials Handling Precautions

Features and Benefits: Material Handling and Storage for General Industry online safety course addresses safe work practices for stacking, storing and housekeeping on the job site. After finishing this course successfully, you will understand:

  • OSHA’s requirements for the safe handling and storage of building materials, equipment and containers
  • General safe work practices for manual and mechanical materials handling
  • Safe lifting procedures

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  50 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Materials Handling for Construction Online
 

Materials Handling for Construction Online Course Description: In this intermediate online safety course, we will review Materials Handling safety according to OSHA standards. This Materials Handling course focuses on prevention of injury by adhering to the regulations for safe use and maintenance, rigging of equipment and proper disposal methods for debris and other construction-related waste materials. It also includes manual and mechanical material handling, hand powered tools and equipment safety.

Intended Audience: Materials handling training is designed for construction workers and managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations.

  • Construction Managers
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Construction Workers

Learning Aids: In this online safety course, you will be informed on proper Materials Handling and how to develop an understanding of the equipment, systems and procedures in order to prevent workplace accidents. You will also learn the legal requirements for ensuring safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace. When finished, you will have been given the knowledge you need to adhere to OSHA requirements for safe handling and storage of building materials, equipment, and container

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Materials Handling
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
  • Power Industrial Trucks
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes, Hoists and Rigging
  • Slings
  • Storage and Disposal

Features and Benefits: By taking Materials Handling online safety course, you will learn the importance of materials handling, storage, use and disposal. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

  • Know safe handling and disposal methods according to OSHA requirements
  • Have been trained in the safe storage, movement and disposal of materials
  • Understand the relevant specific OSHA requirements for safe material handling

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  40 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Mold Awareness for Facility Operators for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online
 

Mold Awareness for Facility Operators for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online Course Description: Mold Awareness for Facility Operators for Supervisors and Managers for Construction aims to provide building owners and employees of fixed facilities with basic information on mold. This advanced online safety course offers guidelines, methods and best management practices (BMP's) for mold and moisture recognition. Evaluating and controlling mold in buildings or other fixed facilities is also covered in this course.

Intended Audience: This Mold Awareness for Facility Operators safety course will benefit all workers and management employees at a construction work site.

  • Facility Operators
  • Facility Managers

Learning Aids: While completing this online course, you will be given terms and definitions of mold and its characteristics. You will become familiar with preventive measures and actions you should take when mold becomes an issue. You will be instructed on remediation and how to deal with tenants and building occupants. You will learn to handle documentation and awareness, as well as resources for additional information.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Mold Awareness for Facility Operators
  • Mold Characteristics
  • Preventive Measures with Water Intrusion
  • Action to Take If You Find Mold
  • Mold Remediation
  • EPA's Top Ten

Features and Benefits: Mold Awareness for Facility Operators for Supervisors and Managers for Construction online safety course offers information on working safely around mold. When you have successfully completed this mold safety course, you will know:

  • Mold definition and identification
  • Human health effects
  • Mold and moisture control
  • Information sources
  • EPA’s top ten
  • If you have questions, please check sources
  • Preventive measures
  • Actions when mold is an issue
  • Remediation
  • Dealing with tenants and building occupants
  • Documentation and awareness
  • Sources of additional information

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  60 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

Mold for All other Trades for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online
 

Mold for All other Trades for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online Course Description: This Mold for All Other Trades for Supervisors and Managers for Construction is an advanced online safety course covering the following four topics: Mold Information and Training, Mold Design and Materials, Water Intrusion Inspection and Mold Maintenance Procedures. This online course will inform you of the basic guidelines, methods and best management practices for mold and moisture recognition, evaluation, control, education, information and prevention. Mold is a tiny spore that quickly reproduces and continually moves through indoor and outdoor air. When a mold spore lands on a damp spot indoors, it may begin growing and digesting whatever it lands on to survive.

Intended Audience: This Mold for All Other Trades for Supervisors and Managers for Construction online safety course is for specialty subcontractors involved in the mold prevention and abatement process.

  • Specialty Mold Subcontractors

Learning Aids: This online mold training will provide you with detailed information on mold. You will learn about mold and moisture dilemmas, guidelines and methods for doing inspections and taking preventive action against water intrusion in the preconstruction, construction and post construction phases, considerations for preventing mold growth and methods for controlling mold growth, including the use of a mold maintenance checklist. You will also be provided references to additional information.

Course Topics

  • Mold Information and Training
    • Introduction to Mold
    • Pre-Construction and Design
    • Construction Phase
    • Post Construction Phase
    • Managing a Water Event
    • Water Damage Guideline
    • Mold Remediation
    • Finishing Mold Remediation and Mold Cleanup
    • Checklist for Mold Remediation
    • Water Prevention Plan
    • Additional Mold Resources
  • Mold Design and Materials
    • Overview of Mold Design and Materials
    • Consultants and Experts
    • Testing and Observation (In House)
    • Creating Mockups
    • Early Startup of Mechanical Systems
  • Water Intrusion Inspection
    • Overview of Water Intrusion Inspection
    • Inspection of Curtain Walls
    • Inspection of Drywall
    • Inspection of Plumbing and HVAC
  • Mold Maintenance Procedures
    • Introduction to Mold Maintenance Procedures
    • IAQ Task Force
    • IAQ Recommendations
    • Construction Mold Maintenance
    • Maintenance Checklist

Features and Benefits: Mold for All Other Trades for Supervisors and Managers for Construction online safety course will instruct you on water damage guidelines, checklists for mold remediation, how to prevent mold growth related to building design and materials, methods for inspections and how to take preventive action against water intrusion. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

  • Know how to manage a water event
  • Understand Water damage guidelines
  • Know mold remediation and be able to follow a checklist
  • Understand the water prevention plan
  • Know how to select third party experts
  • Know when to use in-house personnel
  • Understand the use of mockups
  • Understand that the operations & maintenance (O&M) program targets mold and indoor air quality and is critical in building construction process
  • Know a healthy work environment and relationship that a building owner may have
  • with his/her occupants, and with construction workers, is part of dealing with mold in a building
  • Realize that the building owner needs to have mold information when the building is turned over

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  2 Hours 10 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $40.00

Mold In Construction Online
 

Mold In Construction Online Course Description: This advanced Mold in Construction online safety course focuses on how mold can be a problem in our environment, especially in structures designed for human occupancy. The course discusses basic techniques used to control mold in and around structures. Primary references include The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Center for Disease Control.

Intended Audience: This Mold in Construction online course is for all workers and management employees at a construction work site.

  • Construction Workers
  • Construction Foremen
  • Construction Supervisors

Learning Aids: This course focuses on what mold is and how to recognize it. You will be informed of different mold types and of the human health effects from mold exposure. In addition, you will be taught to identify techniques to control mold and top ten facts of mold.

Course Topics

  • Overview of Mold in Construction
  • Mold – An Introduction
  • Molds and Human Health
  • Mold Control
  • Moisture Control
  • Information Sources
  • EPA's Top Ten

Features and Benefits: Mold in Construction online safety course presents information about working safely around mold. When you have successfully completed this mold safety course, you will know:

  • Mold definitions and identification
  • Human health effects
  • Mold and moisture control

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  3 Hours-20 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $65.00

Mold Maintenance Procedures for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online
 

Mold Maintenance Procedures for Supervisors and Managers for Construction Online Course Description: This advanced Mold Maintenance Procedures online safety course will provide methods for preventing mold and its growth. In this course, you will learn about the occupant’s role as the first line of defense against mold. This mold maintenance training is part of the Mold Action Plan training series developed by the attendees of the Mold Action Plan in Construction conference.

Intended Audience: Mold Maintenance Procedures is online training designed for contractors, building owners and their representatives who have the responsibility to perform mold inspections.

  • Construction Contractors
  • Building Owners and Their Representatives

Learning Aids: This mold maintenance safety course will review guidelines for mold maintenance and provide you with a mold maintenance checklist as a reference for performing inspections. This course also teaches ways to foster a healthy work environment by informing the building owner, building management company and contractors of ways to conduct mold maintenance safety.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Mold Maintenance Procedures
  • Maryland IAQ Task Force
  • Construction Mold Maintenance Committee
  • Maintenance Checklist

Features and Benefits: Mold Maintenance Procedures safety course will inform you of the importance of developing an effective operations and maintenance program for mold and indoor air quality issues. By following the guidelines in this module, you will:

  • Be able to prevent mold by inspecting various locations of a building for evidence of mold
  • Know how to maintain a checklist of inspections as reference material for the owner, builder, and tenant
  • Know to check mechanical systems and appliances for mold
  • Know to check for mold on exterior finishes
  • Know appropriate mold response actions

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  20 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

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