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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.
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.
Recognition of Asbestos
Air Monitoring and Bulk Analysis
Overview of Regulations
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.
Nature and symptoms of bloodborne diseases
How bloodborne pathogens are transmitted
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
Course Description: This course was specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Crane Standard.
Types of Cranes
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.
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
Course Description: This course was specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Electrical Standard.
Elements Of OSHA Electrical Safety Regulation (29 CFR 1910.301-399,
Basic Electrical Safety
How Electricity Works
Fuses And Circuit Breakers
Lockout/Tagout Of Electricity
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).
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.
Scope, Application and Definitions
Criteria and Practices
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.
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.
Breathing And Cardiac Emergencies In Adults And Children
Identifying And Caring For Bleeding, Sudden Illnesses And Injuries
Preventing Disease Transmission
Introduction To AED’s
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.
Safe work practices
Course Description: This training is required whenever a new hazard is introduced into the jobsite or when new information regarding Chemical Hazards becomes available.
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
Course Description: This course will teach participants how to safely work around Ladders and work in compliance with OSHA standards.
Basic Rules For Ladder Use
Tying Off And Blocking Ladders
Course Description: This course is specifically designed to help companies comply with the OSHA Lead Standard.
Permissible Exposure Limit (PELS)
Personal Protective Equipment
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.
Course Description: This course will teach workers to be aware of their surroundings while working around Masonry and Concrete.
Proper Personal Protective Equipment
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.
Avoiding Storage Hazards
Course Description: This course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to Mold and fungi, investigations and remediation.
Types of Mold
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.
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
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.
Maintenance And Care Of Respirators
Selection Of Respirators
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.
Types Of Scaffolding
Criteria For Scaffolds
Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS)
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.
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
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.
Identify And Understand Subpart R – Steel Erection Final Rules
Specific Controlling Contractor Duties
Site Layout, Erection Plan And Construction Sequence
Hoisting And Rigging
Structural Steel Assembly
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.
“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.
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.
Types Of Welding Hazards
Fumes And Ventilation
Arc And Gas Welding Safety
Course Description: Workplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue. This course offers awareness skills to recognize potential for workplace violence.
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