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Occupational Safety & Health Administration
OSHA #2055
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OSHA #2055
Cranes in Construction


22.5 Hours | $595

Contract Price: $8,000


Description:

This course covers the requirements for operation of cranes in the construction industry using the OSHA construction Cranes and Derricks Standard as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, determine safe operating conditions, and recognize common violations of OSHA Standards.


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.
  • Due to course content, we recommend that participants bring a hard hat, work boots, safety glasses, and a safety vest.

OSHA #3115
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OSHA #3115
Fall Protection


22.5 Hours | $595

Contract Price: $7,000


Description:

This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standards for construction and general industry and current fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA Standards and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program.


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.

OSHA #500
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OSHA #500
Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry


30 Hours | $695

Contract Price: $9,000


Description:

This course prepares the participants to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, conduct both the 10- and 30-hour Construction Outreach classes and issue OSHA Outreach Cards to participants after verifying course completion. Using the OSHA Construction Standards as a guide, the course emphasizes those topics required in the 10- and 30-hour programs, as well as those which are most hazardous. Participants receive training on effective instructional approaches and the use of visual aids and handouts. Participants must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic and pass a written exam.


Learn to:

  • Define construction terms found in the OSHA standards
  • Present effective safety and health training programs in accordance with OSHA's construction standards, regulations, and guidelines
  • Identify hazards that occur in the construction industry and determine appropriate standards
  • Prepare reports citing conditions found
  • Identify methods to correct hazards


Topics covered:

  • Introduction to OSHA standards
  • Safety programs
  • OSHA inspections, targeting, and penalties
  • Training techniques
  • Hazard communication
  • Health hazards in construction and personal protective equipment
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching
  • Overview of the outreach training program
  • Electrical
  • Cranes and rigging
  • Ladders and stairways
  • Tools
  • Welding
  • Confined space entry
  • Health hazards in construction
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Concrete construction
  • Steel erection
  • OSHA recordkeeping


Performance test:

  • 25 specific items the student trainer must demonstrate during the presentation of their training session
  • 75 points are possible
  • Passing score is 50 points


Knowledge test:

  • 50 multiple choice questions each worth one full point
  • Passing score is 40 points (80%)
  • Alternative version (randomized questions/answers) used for any retest
  • This is a "Closed Book" test, use of any student materials (i.e., manual, CFR) is prohibited


Students must agree to the following understandings:

  • All test documents and answer sheets are the property of the OTI Education Center delivering the course. If the student does not return the test or answer sheet they will not be eligible to earn a passing score.
  • No student will be allowed to leave the room during testing.
  • Students are allowed to have on their desks: the test and answer sheet, writing instrument, and cell phone that is set to "silent" or "vibrate".
  • Students will not be permitted to display any of the following items during the tests: notes, books, electronic communication devices, recording devices (visual or audio), calculators (including multifunctional watches), or any other item deemed unauthorized by the Test Administrator.
  • During the performance test, students not presenting shall respect the student trainer efforts by quietly participating in the presentation and completing the Peer Critique Sheet.
  • During the knowledge test, only use the answer sheet to record your answers.
  • Do not behave in any manner that would be deemed as cheating or attempting to cheat.


Course prerequisites:

  • Completion of the OSHA #510 Standards for the Construction Industry (copy of completion certificate required) within the past seven (7) years.
  • Five (5) years of construction industry safety and health experience. A Bachelor's degree or higher in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience. Experience must be documented on the Prerequisite Verification Form (download) and submitted to our office:

    The University of Texas at Arlington
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    140 West Mitchell Street
    Arlington, TX 76019
    Email: OSHA@uta.edu | Fax: (817) 272-2556

  • A complete Prerequisite Verification Form must be submitted at least ten (10) business days prior to class. Approval can take up to ten (10) business days once the complete Prerequisite Verification Form is received.


Materials:

  • 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Safety Standard (provided by UT Arlington)
  • Due to course content we highly recommend bringing a laptop and 4 GB thumb drive.


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.

OSHA #502
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OSHA #502
Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers


19 Hours | $495

Contract Price: $7,000


Description:

This course is the update required every four years for all OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainers for the Construction Industry. It provides timely information on OSHA Construction Industry standards, policies and regulations.


Learn to:

  • Apply recommend current OSHA construction requirements and policies
  • Describe new construction standards
  • Identify training material resources
  • Apply techniques and resources used by other construction outreach trainers
  • Provide a general overview of construction safety practices
  • Conduct training on OSHA regulations


Topics covered:

  • OSHA inspection policies update
  • OSHA procedures and standards updates
  • Safety and health program management
  • Training techniques


Course prerequisites:

  • Students must provide their current OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer card and a completed Prerequisite Verification Form (download) to confirm enrollment in this class.


Materials:

  • 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Safety Standard (provided by UT Arlington)
  • Due to course content we highly recommend bringing a laptop and 4 GB thumb drive.


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.



OSHA #510
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OSHA #510
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry


30 Hours | $595

Contract Price: $8,000


Description:

This course covers the OSHA standards for the construction industry found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1926 along with other relevant policies, procedures, and safety and health principles for the construction industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous and most frequently cited by OSHA.


Learn to:

  • Select the appropriate OSHA standards that apply to a hazard
  • Identify elements of a successful construction safety program
  • Identify the more frequently cited OSHA standards
  • Implement an effective recordkeeping procedure


Topics covered:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Hazard Violation Search Workshop
  • Safety programs
  • Recordkeeping
  • Hazard communication
  • Health hazards in construction
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • Materials handling
  • Tools-hand and power
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall protection
  • Cranes and rigging
  • Motor vehicles
  • Excavation
  • Concrete construction
  • Steel erection
  • Underground construction
  • Demolition
  • Blasting
  • Stairways and ladders


Materials:

  • 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Safety Standard (provided by UT Arlington)


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.



OSHA #7400

OSHA #7400
Noise Hazards in the Construction Industry

$195/7.5 Hours

This course covers the evaluation and reduction of noise in the construction industry. Course topics include OSHA construction noise standards, properties of sound, noise-induced hearing loss, noise exposure control, selection and use of hearing protection, conducting sound level surveys, and worker training. Classroom demonstrations of noise instrumentation and hearing protection devices are featured. The target audience is the construction employer or representative designated with the responsibility to develop a construction noise program. At the conclusion of this course, the student will understand properties of sound and its relationship to noise-induced hearing loss, hearing protection usage, conducting sound level surveys and training workers.

OSHA #7405

OSHA #7405
Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry

$195/7.5 Hours

The focus of this course is to identify, evaluate, and prevent or control fall hazards at constructions sites. This course focuses on falls to a lower level not falls to the same level resulting from slips and falls. The target audience is 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 fall hazards, analyzing fall hazards, and preventing fall hazards as well as OSHA resources addressing fall hazards.

OSHA #7415

OSHA #7415
Construction Industry Hazards and Prevention Strategies

$295/15 Hours

This course provides federal employees and personnel working on federally funded projects, with pertinent information regarding OSHA requirements and guidelines applicable to construction industry activities and operations. The goal of the course is to help participants gain an awareness level necessary to be able to describe major construction hazards and prevention strategies. Topics include the recognition of major safety and health hazards in the construction industry, prevention strategies which include safety and health management systems, OSHA requirements and guidelines, and resources available. The course is set up as a facilitated, interactive training sessions focusing on class discussion and group activities.

SH 300

SH 300
Safety Standards for Scaffolding

$595/24 Hours

This course will familiarize participants with the procedures, regulations, and safety standards for scaffolding. Scaffold users and safety professionals will benefit from this course by learning to control and eliminate hazards associated with scaffolding systems such as the use of frame scaffolding, rolling scaffolding, tube and clamp, system scaffolding, and suspended scaffolding.

SH 320
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SH 320
Electric Arc Flash and NFPA 70-E Awareness Training


8 Hours | $195

Contract Price: $3,000


Description:

This course is based on electrical safety measures required in and out of the field. Course will cover personal protective equipment requirements, potential electrical hazards, and the standards that must met to prevent harmful situations.


Note:

  • Participants must present a government-issued photo ID in order to attend this training.



SH 340

Cranes, Derricks, and Material Handling

$595/20 Hours

This course introduces the student to the various types of mobile cranes covered under new OSHA standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC as well as the changes to various other subparts made as part of the rulemaking process for Subpart CC. Students are provided with intermediate information concerning crane operations, crane inspection and maintenance, rigging inspection, reading load charts, and corresponding OSHA and consensus standards. Exercises in applying OSHA and ANSI standards, reading load charts and rigging tables, and preventing accidents are conducted. A Field trip will be schedule for students to gain expertise in inspecting mobile cranes and rigging equipment.




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