Arc Flash Safety
Electrical hazards, safety principles, training, de-energizing, working near live parts, live-work permit system, limits of approach, and PPE.
Topics include what asbestos is and where it can be found, health effects of exposure, lung cancer, mesothelioma, determining factors for disease, and proper asbestos removal procedures.
Back Injury Prevention
Anatomy of the back, proper mechanics, leading injury factors, back injuries, safe standing techniques, safe sitting techniques, lifting, material handling equipment, back health, and back injury prevention stretches.
Exposure and hazards, statistics, long term exposure, recognizing exposure, prevention, skin conditions, proper use of PPE, hygiene, and working safely around cement.
Confined Space Safety
Electrical Safety in Construction
The dangers of electricity, injuries, shock, burns, falls, control of electrical hazards, grounding, GFCI’s, electrical protective devices, power tool requirements, tool safety tips, temporary lighting, lockout/tagout, wet conditions.
Hazards, employee responsibilities, mechanic in charge responsibilities, PPE, fall protection, pits safety, confined spaces, evaluating confined spaces, and hoisting and rigging.
Emergency First Aid
Priorities of the first responder, bleeding, shock, sprains and strains, dislocations and factors, poisoning.
Fall prevention vs. fall protection, hazard recognition, types and components of fall protection, uses for personal fall arrest, the ABCs of a personal fall arrest system, equipment inspection, and rescue plans. Visit our Fall Protection Competent Person Training page for more information on more in-depth classes.
Emergency action plans, basic requirements of exit routes, fire prevention plans, fire hazards, fire extinguishers (including types of extinguishers, classifications, fire tetrahedron, ratings, maintenance & inspection, training & education requirements, PASS method), and fire response.
Chemical labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), and written program requirements.
Types of hazardous waste, hazards, regulatory guidelines (RCRA, CERCLA, Superfund, SARA Title III), HAZWOPER standard, how to determine if waste is hazardous, and health effects of exposure.
Hearing Safety- Area noise measurements, action level, engineering controls, administrative controls, PPE, types of PPE, and proper use.
Factors leading to heat stress, symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stress, prevention, and how to treat heat related illness.
What Chromium IV is and where it is produced, exposure statistics, exposure routes, health effects, carcinogenic effects, engineering controls, PPE, recordkeeping, methods of compliance, respirators, and exposure monitoring.
Hot Work Permit Training
Topics include examples of hot work, fire potential, hot work permits, safety precautions, fire watch, hot work completion, and hazards associated with hot work.
Types of ladders, ladder construction, proper ladder procedures, improper use, climbing safety, ladder hazards, using ladders as working platform, ladder inspections, unsafe ladders, and proper ladder storage.
Fundamentals of laser operation, types of laser hazards, control measures, protective eyewear, and common signs and labels.
Routes of exposure, effects of lead exposure, exposure limit, methods of paint removal, safe work practices, disposal methods, training requirements, and recordkeeping.
Lock Out/Tag Out (Control of Hazardous Energy)
Types of hazardous energy, hazards, when LO/TO is needed, energy isolation devices, general awareness, why LO/TO is necessary, program requirements, energy control procedures, lockout devices, shift changes, types of machine guards, and maintenance requirements.
Machine Guarding on Saws
The purpose of machine guarding, types of machine guarding, and the hazards and guarding for different types of saws such as table, band, chop, straight line, radial, miter, etc.
Office safety concerns, work stations, chairs & desks, computers, stacking and storage, lighting, electrical safe guards, security, lifting, slips, trips, falls, stairs, and office machines.
Overhead Crane – General Industry
Hazards, part of a crane, proper operation, improper loads, capacity, pre-use inspection, daily inspections, crane limits, and visual inspections.
Power Hand Tool Safety
Hazards, good practices, guarding, inspections, general precautions, types of power tools, guarding requirements, and basic rules for power tool safety.
Powered Industrial Trucks
Operating hazards, stability triangle, pre-operation inspections, operation, mounting and dismounting, loading/unloading, parking, and what to do if forklift tips over.
Employer and employee responsibilities, examples (including head, eye, face, foot, hand, and respiratory protection), and when PPE is necessary.
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Fall prevention plans, vision, lighting, elevated platforms, parking lots and sidewalks, accessing equipment/machinery, and housekeeping.
Training covers: hazards, types of respirators, limitations, fit-tests & seal-checks, inspection & care of respirators, facial hair.
Hazards, types of scaffolds, elements of safe construction, proper use, inspections, fall protection, guardrails, fall arrest systems, requirements, falling object protection, overhead power lines, scaffold support examples, platform construction, and training requirements.
What silica is and where it can be found, silica exposure, silicosis, and how to protect against silica exposure.
Steel Erection Safety
Who it applies to, key provisions, site layout, hoisting and rigging, column anchorage, beams and columns, double connection, open web steel joists, assembly, fall protection, and training.
Trenching and Excavating Competent Person
General statistics, golden rule, definitions, public safety, plans, underground structures, inspections, soil mechanics, stresses and deformations, determining soil type, sloping, line locator, shoring, trench shields, access/egress, and closing excavations and trenches.