Upcoming Training Courses – Spring 2023

United Alliance hosts a number of in-person and online training sessions each month, helping to service the construction industry, maritime industry, general industry, and more. Upcoming courses include Fall Protection Competent Person Course, 8 Hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard) Refresher Course, and OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Construction Courses.

For a complete list of our course offerings, please visit our website.


APRIL 18-20, 2023 | 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM | EM385 Fall Protection for the Competent Person (In-person)

The EM285 Fall Protection for the competent person Course for the Competent Person is focused on those who need an in-depth knowledge of the USACE EM385 and OSHA Fall Protection standard. Areas of focus for this training include fall hazard identification, the different types of Fall Protection systems, and the Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS).

For more information and to register for the course, please click here.

Course Topics:

  • Identifying and preventing fall hazards
  • Requirements of the OSHA Standard
  • Use and application of conventional Fall Protection Systems
  • Inspection and use of personal fall arrest equipment
  • Competent Person training requirements
  • Pre-planning techniques to eliminate fall exposures
  • Rescue considerations


APRIL 24, 2023 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | HAZWOPER Refresher Course (In-person)

The HAZWOPER 8 hour refresher course is required to maintain the HAZWOPER certification each year. 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.

Click here for complete details and to register for the HAZWOPER Refresher Course.

Course 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


MAY 2-5, 2023 | 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM | OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Construction Courses (In-person)

OSHA Construction Courses were developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction health and safety concerns in the construction industry.

Click here for OSHA 10 information and registration.

Click here for OSHA 30 information and registration.

OSHA 10 Topics:

  • Intro to OSHA Standards and Requirements
  • Excavations
  • Scaffolds
  • Fall Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Electrical Safety
  • Health Hazards-Hazard Communications
  • Material Handling, Use, Storage, and Disposal
  • Stairways and Ladders

OSHA 30 Topics:

  • Instruction to OSHA Standards
  • Subpart C: General Safety and Health Provisions, Competent Person
  • STD3-1.1, “Clarification of Citation Policy Regarding 29 CFR 1926.20, 29 CFR 1926.21 and related General Safety and Health Provisions”; Safety Programs
  • Subpart D: Occupational Health and Environmental Controls (emphasis on Hazard Communication), Health hazards in Construction
  • Subpart E: Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
  • Subpart F: Fire Protection and Prevention
  • Subpart H: Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
  • Subpart I: Tools/Hand and Power
  • Subpart J: Welding and Cutting
  • Subpart K: Electrical
  • Subpart L: Scaffolds
  • Subpart M: Fall Protection
  • Subpart N: Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors
  • Subparts 0, W, and G: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, Marine Operations, Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades
  • Subpart P: Excavations
  • Subpart Q: Concrete /Masonry Construction
  • Subpart X: Stairways and Ladders
  • Confined Space Entry