OSHA 30 Hour Construction (4 Days)

General contractors, foremen and construction health and safety personnel- ensure the safety of your workers and reduce workers compensation claims by completing your OSHA 30 Hour Construction certification. This four day course will cover the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction standards in depth, including the focus four hazards. Attendees will learn about health and safety programs. Upon completion of this course, attendees will receive their OSHA 30 Construction certification.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm each day

24 Hour Fall Protection – EM 385 (3 Days)

This in-depth Fall Protection – 24 Hour EM 385 training course is designed for those in a leadership position who must also serve as the competent person and supervise other contractors and employees working at an elevated level.

This course includes in-class lectures including PowerPoint and video and hands-on scenarios applying theory discussed to practical workplace situations.

This Competent Person training is a pass/fail program incorporating both written and practical examinations and is based on the requirements of the federal regulations and local legislation that will be discussed and reinforced.

Attendees will learn practical solutions to difficult fall protection problems using appropriate tools and equipment.​

Any fall protection equipment that is required will be demonstrated during class; however, students can bring their own personal fall equipment to class for both demonstration and use. Participants will be required participate in Personal Fall Arrest Systems training (hands-on exercises), which may include: inspection procedures, donning procedures, fit test, selection, application and care of equipment.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm each day

HAZWOPER Refresher – FRA/FRO/HMT (8 Hours)

Anyone who has taken the 40-hour HAZWOPER course is required to maintain their certification by taking an 8-Hour annual refresher course. This course satisfies this requirement. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from UASC. Those employees who require Hazard Communication Training may join the class for the first 2-hours. The first 4-hours will satisfy requirements for FRO, and completion of the 8-hour course will satisfy requirements for HMT.

Topics:
Initial Hazard Communication Training (first 2-hours of course)
Review and understanding the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard
Hazardous materials chemistry
Identify on site physical hazards
Atmosphere testing
Confined Space Awareness
Basic and advanced toxicological terms and definitions
Air Purifying Respirators
Supplied Air Respirators
The selection and limitations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Spill response and spill prevention
Site decontamination
The role of the First Responder Awareness Level (FRA), First Responder Operations Level (FRO), Hazardous Material Technician (HMT), Hazardous Material Specialist (HMS), On Site Incident Commander (OSIC) Emergency response using the Incident Command System (ICS)
Practice emergency response scenarios
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who require Hazard Communication training and all employees who need the mandatory 8-hour annual HAZWOPER refresher course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120

Class Hours:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

24-Hour HAZWOPER Training Course (3 Days)

OSHA 29CFR 1910.120, the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard states that 24-hours of HAZWOPER training is the minimum requirement for those employees whose job does not require them to handle waste or hazardous materials as part of their job. However, if they are required to respond to such incidents as uncontrolled releases or the potential of uncontrolled releases, they must respond as first responders to control and possibly perform cleanup operations. This 24-hour class is not designed to be as in-depth as the 40-hour HAZWOPER course.

Topics:
Hazard recognition
Introduction to HAZWOPER regulations
Air monitoring methods and instrumentation
Toxicology and exposure guidelines
Respiratory protection
Site entry and reconnaissance and establishment of zones
Decontamination methods
Radiation
Response organization utilizing the Incident Command System
Chemical protective clothing
Table top scenarios and hands-on exercises
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who have duties requiring them to respond to uncontrolled releases as First Responders at the Operations level, Hazardous Materials Technicians, Hazardous Materials Specialists, and On-Scene Incident Commanders and employees who are expected to handle or clean up hazardous materials or waste should take the 40-hour HAZWOPER course. This course requires participants to don and doff chemically resistant clothing and participate in response activities. Individuals with medical restrictions should not take this course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120
EPA Resource Conservation/ Recovery Act (RCRA)

Class Hours:

8AM to 5PM each day

HAZWOPER Refresher – FRA/FRO/HMT (8 Hours)

Anyone who has taken the 40-hour HAZWOPER course is required to maintain their certification by taking an 8-Hour annual refresher course. This course satisfies this requirement. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from UASC. Those employees who require Hazard Communication Training may join the class for the first 2-hours. The first 4-hours will satisfy requirements for FRO, and completion of the 8-hour course will satisfy requirements for HMT.

Topics:
Initial Hazard Communication Training (first 2-hours of course)
Review and understanding the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard
Hazardous materials chemistry
Identify on site physical hazards
Atmosphere testing
Confined Space Awareness
Basic and advanced toxicological terms and definitions
Air Purifying Respirators
Supplied Air Respirators
The selection and limitations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Spill response and spill prevention
Site decontamination
The role of the First Responder Awareness Level (FRA), First Responder Operations Level (FRO), Hazardous Material Technician (HMT), Hazardous Material Specialist (HMS), On Site Incident Commander (OSIC) Emergency response using the Incident Command System (ICS)
Practice emergency response scenarios
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who require Hazard Communication training and all employees who need the mandatory 8-hour annual HAZWOPER refresher course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120

Class Hours:

 

HAZWOPER Refresher FRA/FRO/HMT (8 Hours)

Anyone who has taken the 40-hour HAZWOPER course is required to maintain their certification by taking an 8-Hour annual refresher course. This course satisfies this requirement. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from UASC. Those employees who require Hazard Communication Training may join the class for the first 2-hours. The first 4-hours will satisfy requirements for FRO, and completion of the 8-hour course will satisfy requirements for HMT.

Topics:
Initial Hazard Communication Training (first 2-hours of course)
Review and understanding the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard
Hazardous materials chemistry
Identify on site physical hazards
Atmosphere testing
Confined Space Awareness
Basic and advanced toxicological terms and definitions
Air Purifying Respirators
Supplied Air Respirators
The selection and limitations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Spill response and spill prevention
Site decontamination
The role of the First Responder Awareness Level (FRA), First Responder Operations Level (FRO), Hazardous Material Technician (HMT), Hazardous Material Specialist (HMS), On Site Incident Commander (OSIC) Emergency response using the Incident Command System (ICS)
Practice emergency response scenarios
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who require Hazard Communication training and all employees who need the mandatory 8-hour annual HAZWOPER refresher course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120

Class Hours:

8AM to 5PM each day

24-Hour HAZWOPER Training Course (3 Days)

OSHA 29CFR 1910.120, the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard states that 24-hours of HAZWOPER training is the minimum requirement for those employees whose job does not require them to handle waste or hazardous materials as part of their job. However, if they are required to respond to such incidents as uncontrolled releases or the potential of uncontrolled releases, they must respond as first responders to control and possibly perform cleanup operations. This 24-hour class is not designed to be as in-depth as the 40-hour HAZWOPER course.

Topics:
Hazard recognition
Introduction to HAZWOPER regulations
Air monitoring methods and instrumentation
Toxicology and exposure guidelines
Respiratory protection
Site entry and reconnaissance and establishment of zones
Decontamination methods
Radiation
Response organization utilizing the Incident Command System
Chemical protective clothing
Table top scenarios and hands-on exercises
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who have duties requiring them to respond to uncontrolled releases as First Responders at the Operations level, Hazardous Materials Technicians, Hazardous Materials Specialists, and On-Scene Incident Commanders and employees who are expected to handle or clean up hazardous materials or waste should take the 40-hour HAZWOPER course. This course requires participants to don and doff chemically resistant clothing and participate in response activities. Individuals with medical restrictions should not take this course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120
EPA Resource Conservation/ Recovery Act (RCRA)

Class Hours:

8AM to 5PM each day

40 Hour HAZWOPER (5 Days)

The HAZWOPER standard applies to five 5 groups of employers and their employees, including; employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances including hazardous waste and who are engaged in clean-up operations required by a governmental body, whether federal, state, local, or other involving hazardous substances that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; corrective actions involving clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA); voluntary clean-up operations at sites recognized by federal, state, local, or other governmental body as uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; operations involving hazardous wastes that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities regulated by Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 264 and 265 pursuant to RCRA, or by agencies under agreement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement RCRA regulations and emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of releases of, hazardous substances regardless of the location of the hazard.

Topics:
Hazard recognition
Introduction to HAZWOPER regulations
Air monitoring methods and instrumentation
Toxicology and exposure guidelines
Respiratory protection
Site entry and reconnaissance and establishment of zones
Decontamination methods
Radiation
Response organization utilizing the Incident Command System
Chemical protective clothing
Table top scenarios and hands-on exercises
End of course exam

Who Should Attend:
Employees who have duties requiring them to respond to uncontrolled releases as First Responders at the Operations level, Hazardous Materials Technicians, Hazardous Materials Specialists, and On-Scene Incident Commanders and employees who are expected to handle or clean up hazardous materials or waste should take the 40-hour HAZWOPER course. This course requires participants to don and doff chemically resistant clothing and participate in response activities. Individuals with medical restrictions should not take this course.

Regulatory Requirements:
OSHA 29CFR 1910.120
EPA Resource Conservation/ Recovery Act (RCRA)

Class Hours:

8AM to 5PM each day

GHS – HazComm General Awareness (4 Hours)

The Global Harmonized System (GHS) is an International approach to hazard communication. It is based on major existing systems around the world, including OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HazComm) and the chemical classification and labeling systems of other US agencies. This training program explains how to comply with the GHS changes and compliance requirements under the 2012 OSHA’s Hazardous Communication standard.

This program is aimed at the worker or handler of hazardous chemicals and provides the participants with general awareness training under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200. Each participant will leave the classroom with a general awareness of the GHS and how to apply it in their workplace. Within the program, the instructor will review OSHA’s 2012 HazComm standard and highlight the changes applicable under the new GHS standard.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to describe the key elements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard revisions.

ATTENTION: Employers face major compliance deadlines under OSHA’s new Hazard Communication (HazComm) rules. OSHA’s adoption of the Global Harmonization System (GHS) for Classifying and Labeling Chemicals affects over 40 million employees at more than 400,000 facilities nationwide. All employees must be trained on the new HazComm rules by December 1, 2013.

Topics covered:

Overview of the Hazard Communication Standard Revisions origin and purpose
Management Leadership and Employee Involvement and Compliance timelines
Overview of GHS Globally Harmonized System
Benefits of GHS changes
Hazard Classification
Labeling and Supplier Label
Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Program Evaluation & Training requirements
Special cases, Consumer Chemicals, Laboratories, and Samples

Who should Attend:

High-hazard industry workers, employers, manufacturers, distributors, owners, or managers of businesses designated with the responsibility of implementing the new GHS requirements by the effective completion date.

Class Hours:

8:00AM to 12:00PM

OSHA 30 Hour General Industry (4 Days)

Manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality and janitorial supervisors all need to stay up to date on the latest safety information. Reducing hazards and injuries for your employees keeps them safe, while lowering your workers’ compensation claims, and missed days from work. An OSHA 30 General Industry certification is highly valued by employers, and can help you get ahead in any of these fields. This four day course will cover the OSHA 29 CFR 1910 general industry standards, and attendees will learn the elements of an effective Health and Safety program. Upon completion attendees will receive their OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Certification.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm each day

24 Hour Fall Protection – EM 385 (3 Days)

This in-depth Fall Protection – 24 Hour EM 385 training course is designed for those in a leadership position who must also serve as the competent person and supervise other contractors and employees working at an elevated level.

This course includes in-class lectures including PowerPoint and video and hands-on scenarios applying theory discussed to practical workplace situations.

This Competent Person training is a pass/fail program incorporating both written and practical examinations and is based on the requirements of the federal regulations and local legislation that will be discussed and reinforced.

Attendees will learn practical solutions to difficult fall protection problems using appropriate tools and equipment.​

Any fall protection equipment that is required will be demonstrated during class; however, students can bring their own personal fall equipment to class for both demonstration and use. Participants will be required participate in Personal Fall Arrest Systems training (hands-on exercises), which may include: inspection procedures, donning procedures, fit test, selection, application and care of equipment.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm each day

8 Hour EM-385 Annual Refresher Course

This course is designed for those who have completed the 40 hour course and will continue
performing the duties as a Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) on a United States Army
Corps of Engineers (USACE) government project under EM-385 requirements.
Review

Topics:
Preparation of Site-Specific Accident Prevention Plan (APP) EM-385 01.A.11
Site Safety Health Officer’s Qualifications & Responsibilities EM-385 01.A.17
Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) development EM-385 01.A.13
Cranes and Rigging EM-385 15+16
Personnel training EM-385 01.B
Emergency planning and response EM-385 01.E+F
Site auditing/inspection and deficiency identification process EM-385 01.A.2
Requirements of the Fall protection Program EM-385 section 21
Accident reporting and Recordkeeping EM-385 01.D
UASCE EM-385 specific requirements beyond OSHA
Specific sections upon customer request
Any recent changes to the EM 385-1-1

Who Should Attend: Employees who completed the 40 hour within the last 12 months and
need to maintain competency with the EM-385 required documented training.

Regulatory Requirements: OSHA 29CFR 1926; United States Army Corps of Engineers
(USACE) EM-385 and various ANSI standards.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 4:30pm