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The following OSHA “Awareness Training” can be held at the client’s location (in most instances), off-site at a training center, or in U.S. Safety’s classroom setting. All classes listed can be taught with a Spanish speaking instructor and/or interpreter.


ASBESTOS


Course Description: Training is required for maintenance, custodial and construction activities where employees contact presumed or identified asbestos-containing material, but do not disturb it. Training is also required to clean up waste and debris containing ACM or PACM, after Class I, II and III work.


Course Content:

  • Recognition of Asbestos

  • Health Effects

  • Preventing Disturbance

  • Protective Controls

  • Air Monitoring and Bulk Analysis

  • Overview of Regulations

  • NESHAP

  • OSHA

  • ASHARA

  • AHERA



BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (annual training is required)


Course Description: Occupational Exposure to the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard covers workers who, as part of their job, have the potential for exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials. Workers in many different occupations are at risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS. This exposure may be through needlesticks, sharps injuries, mucous membranes, and skin exposures. First responders, housekeeping personnel in some settings, and nurses are examples of workers who may be at risk of exposure. Workers and employers are urged to take advantage of available engineering controls and work practices to prevent exposure to blood and other body fluids.


Course Content:

  • Nature and symptoms of bloodborne diseases

  • How bloodborne pathogens are transmitted

  • Universal Precautions

  • Biohazard warning labels and how they are used

  • Actions to follow in an emergency involving blood or other potentially infectious materials

  • Procedure to follow if you are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious material








CRANES


Course Description: This course was specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Crane Standard.


Course Content:

  • Types of Cranes

  • Equipment Inspection

  • Hand Signals


DEMOLITION


Course Description: This course is designed for demolition contractors. Topics include preparatory operations, engineering survey, utility location, medical services and first aid, police and fire contact, fire prevention and protection, special structures, concrete structures, safe blasting procedures, transportation of explosives, storage of explosives, and procedures after blasting. This course covers the topics included in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.7 Subpart T.


Course Content:

  • Introduction To 1926 Subpart T Demolition

  • Prerequisites To Fully Achieve The Demolition Targets, As Well As Ensuring The Safety Of All Employees Engaged In Demolition Work

  • Different Types Of Demolition And The Necessary Requirements, Different Building Structures And The Applicable Safety Precautions For The Demolition

  • Storage, Transportation And Proper Use Of Explosives For Demolition Work, And How To Avoid Any Mishaps During Handling And Use Of The Explosives Or Blasting Agents


ELECTRICAL


Course Description: This course was specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Electrical Standard.


Course Content:

  • Elements Of OSHA Electrical Safety Regulation (29 CFR 1910.301-399,

Subpart S)

  • Basic Electrical Safety

  • How Electricity Works

  • Fuses And Circuit Breakers

  • Lockout/Tagout Of Electricity

ERGONOMICS


Course Description: This training will help develop a program that supports a safe and productive workplace environment for your employees. The goal of ergonomics is to reduce a worker’s exposure to musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk factors by changing the design of a workstation or the way a job is performed, allowing workers to rotate through different jobs, or providing personal protective equipment (PPE).


Course Content:

  • Body Movements and their Effects

  • Recognizing Ergonomic Problems

  • Practical Solutions to Ergonomic Issues


FALL PROTECTION AWARENESS


Course Description: To identify, evaluate, and prevent or control fall hazards at construction sites. The course focuses on falls to a lower level, not falls to the same level resulting from a slip, trip or falls. This course is designed for the small construction employer, business owner, or manager who would like to obtain information about fall hazards found in the workplace. The training is also suitable for employees and employee representatives. Topics include identifying, analyzing, and preventing fall hazards as well as OSHA resources addressing fall hazards.


Course Content:

  • Scope, Application and Definitions

  • Criteria and Practices

  • Guardrail Systems

  • Personal Protective Equipment


FIRE EXTINGUISHERS (annual training is required)


Course Description: Training sessions will discuss the various types of extinguishers. Advantages and disadvantages of each type will be discussed and demonstrated. Proper operation of various extinguishers and the types of fires they are best suited for will be discussed and demonstrated. Basic fire chemistry and fire prevention will also be presented.


FIRST AID/CPR/AED


Course Description: Knowing how to respond to a First Aid or CPR emergency is one of the most important skills a person can possess. The course covers a standardized method of teaching First Aid, CPR and AED.


Course Content:

  • Breathing And Cardiac Emergencies In Adults And Children

  • Identifying And Caring For Bleeding, Sudden Illnesses And Injuries

  • Preventing Disease Transmission

  • Infant CPR

  • Introduction To AED’s


HAND TOOLS


Course Description: Hand Tools are used on a daily basis – this course points out the potential hazards and the correct procedure for using, storing and maintaining hand tools.


Course Content:

  • Work preparation

  • Safe work practices

  • Storage


HAZARD COMMUNICATION


Course Description: This training is required whenever a new hazard is introduced into the jobsite or when new information regarding Chemical Hazards becomes available.


Course Content:

  • How To Determine If Hazardous Chemicals Are Present In Your Workplace

  • Steps For Setting Up An Effective Hazard Communication Program

  • Guidelines For Labeling Hazardous Chemicals

  • Using Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) To Evaluate Potentially Hazardous Chemical Exposures

  • Promoting Responsibility For Initial And Ongoing Hazard Communication Activities

  • Personal Protective Equipment


LADDERS


Course Description: This course will teach participants how to safely work around Ladders and work in compliance with OSHA standards.


Course Content:

  • Basic Rules For Ladder Use

  • Proper Placement

  • Ladder Maintenance

  • Tying Off And Blocking Ladders


LEAD


Course Description: This course is specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Lead Standard.


Course Content:

  • Permissible Exposure Limit (PELS)

  • Exposure Assessment

  • Air Monitoring

  • Personal Protective Equipment


LOCKOUT/TAGOUT


Course Description: Lockout/Tagout training is required to be conducted for Authorized (those that lockout circuits) and Affected (those in the area of a lockout) employees.  This training must be conducted when a required annual inspection reveals a deficiency, a lockout procedure change or a new hazard is introduced into the work area, or the employer has reason to believe the program is not being followed.






MASONRY


Course Description: This course will teach workers to be aware of their surroundings while working around Masonry and Concrete.


Course Content:

  • Proper Personal Protective Equipment

  • Reinforcing Steel

  • Shoring

  • Access Zones


MATERIAL HANDING/FUEL STORAGE


Course Description: Training, education and applying general safety principles, such as proper work practices, equipment, and controls, can help reduce workplace accidents involving the moving, handling and storing of materials. Whether moving materials manually or mechanically, participants should know and understand the potential hazards associated with the task at hand and how to control their workplaces to minimize the danger.


Course Content:

  • Safety Measures

  • Avoiding Storage Hazards

  • Stacking Materials

  • Safety Requirements

MOLD


Course Description: This course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to Mold and fungi, investigations and remediation.


Course Content:

  • Types of Mold

  • Remediation


RECORDKEEPING


Course Description: Effective Recordkeeping is just as important as safety training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when it comes to avoiding workplace injuries and illnesses. It offers a solid foundation for a successful, well-managed safety program. OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard ensures that companies track and report incidents.


Course Content:

  • The Purpose And Scope Of OSHA’s 1904 Recordkeeping And Reporting

Occupational Injuries And Illnesses

  • Which Industries And Companies Need To Comply, And What Types Of Incidents They Need To Report

  • The Required OSHA Recordkeeping Forms And How To Fill Them Out Correctly

  • Who Is Responsible For Recordkeeping


RESPIRATORY


Course Description: This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance and monitoring of a Respiratory program. After completing this course, participants will be able to identify and describe the major elements of a Respiratory Protection program following the OSHA Standards, discuss the technical aspects for the proper selection and use of respiratory protection, and evaluate compliance with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard.


Course Content:

  • Terminology

  • OSHA Standards

  • NIOSH Certification

  • Respirator Use

  • Air Quality

  • Maintenance And Care Of Respirators

  • Selection Of Respirators

  • Fit Testing


SCAFFOLD USER’S COURSE


Course Description: This course is intended for Scaffold Users and trades people working from scaffolds. Topics include fall hazard recognition, struck-by hazards, electrical hazards and electrocution, scaffold collapse and platform failure, and scaffold access. The role and importance of the “competent person” will be explained and emphasized.


Course Content:


        • General Requirements

        • Types Of Scaffolding

        • Criteria For Scaffolds

        • Fall Protection

        • Electrical/Scaffold Hazards

        • Falling Objects

        • Compliance

        • Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS)

        • Compliance


SILICA

Course Description: This training will alert employers and employees to the serious health hazards of silica dust and to teach them how to protect themselves and their families.

Course Content:

        • When And How Silica Becomes Harmful

        • What Are The Health Hazards Involved With Silica

        • What Human Exposure Limits Are Set By OSHA

        • Where Is It Used Or Found In Construction

        • How Can It Be Controlled, and

        • Respirator Applications


STEEL ERECTION (SUBPART R)


Course Description: This course will offer training in procedures required in the new “Steel Erection Standard”. This training is for those who are in any position of authority relating to any type of structural steel erection, including everyone from the craft trade to project managers and construction company owners, and to any other on-site personnel. This course is designed to assist contractors, engineers, architects, and other safety personnel in understanding and complying with the new Subpart R, Steel Erection Standard.


Course Content:


        • Identify And Understand Subpart R – Steel Erection Final Rules

        • Scope

        • Specific Controlling Contractor Duties

        • Site Layout, Erection Plan And Construction Sequence


        • Hoisting And Rigging

        • Structural Steel Assembly

        • Column Anchorage

        • Beams And Columns

        • Open Web Steel Joists

        • Systems-Engineered Metal Buildings

        • Falling Object Protection

SWING STAGE USER/ERECTOR


Course Description: This course will help identify the dangers of working with scaffolds and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain and use scaffolding equipment.

Course Content:
“User Certification” is our basic training. Participants will be taught the safe, correct procedures of Scaffolding use and the nature of Scaffold hazards.

Erector Certification” is our mid level training.  Participants will receive the same training performed in the “user” training course plus additional information on design and assembly criteria.

WELDING


Course Description: This course deals with regulations on welding and related occupations whose employees deal primarily with the storage, handling, and conveyance of acetylene and oxygen.

Course Content:

        • Types Of Welding Hazards

        • PPE

        • Hot Work

        • Fumes And Ventilation

        • Arc And Gas Welding Safety



WORKPLACE VIOLENCE


Course Description: Workplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue. This course offers awareness skills to recognize potential for workplace violence.


Course Content:


  • Management Commitment and Employee Involvement

  • Worksite Analysis

  • Hazard Prevention and Control

  • Safety Training

  • Recordkeeping


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