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OSHA TRAINING

TR-001  OSHA 10 Hour General Industry

The OSHA 10-hour General Industry program is intended to provide training on a variety of topics related to general industry safety and health standards for workers governed by 29 CFR 1910. The course presents information that places emphasis on hazard identification, avoidance, control and   prevention, and   the OSHA standards that apply.

Required Course Topics:

  • Introduction to OSHA Standards – 2 hours
    • OSHAct
    • Recordkeeping (CFR  Part 1904)
    • Inspections, Citations, and Penalties (CFR  Part 1903)
    • General Duty Clause  5 (a) (1)
  • Walking and Working Surfaces, Subpart D – 1 hour
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection, Subparts E & L – 1 hour
  • Electrical, Subpart S – 1 hour
  • Personal Protective Equipment – 1 hour
  • Elective/Selected Topics:
  • Hazard Communication, Subpart Z – 1 hour
  • Lockout/Tagout, Subpart J – 1 hour
  • Machine Guarding, Subpart O – 1 hour
  • Personal Protective Equipment, Subpart I – 1 hour
  • Permit Required Confined Spaces, Subpart J – 1 hour

OR

  • Safety and Health Programs – 1 hour
  • Welding, Cutting and Brazing, Subpart Q – 1 hour
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Subpart H – 1 hour
  • Hand and Portable Power Tools, Subpart P – 1 hour
  • Housekeeping, 29 CFR 1910.22(a) – 1 hour
  • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene/Blood borne Pathogens, Subpart Z – 1 hour

The employee is tested to determine understanding and knowledge of the requirements. A test grade of 80% is required for successful completion.

An OSHA 10 Hour General Industry card will be issued within 30 days of successful completion of the course.

TR-002  OSHA 30 Hour General Industry

The 30-hour OSHA General Industry program is intended to provide training on a variety of topics, as presented in OSHA 29 CFR 1910, to employees with varying levels of safety responsibility. This more in-depth course will cover the various OSHA standards applicable to the employer’s workplace and job hazards and will relate how the OSHA standards affect the employer’s workplace and workforce safety.

Required Course Topics:

  • Introduction to OSHA Standards – 4 hours
    • OSHAct
    • General Duty Clause 5(a)(1)
    • Inspections, Citations and Penalties (CFR Part 1903)
    • Record keeping, 29 CFR 1904
  • Walking and Working Surfaces, Subpart D – 2 hours
  • Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans and Fire Protection, Subparts E & L – 2 hours
  • Electrical, Subpart S – 2 hours

Elective/Selected Topics:

  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Subpart H – 1 hour
  • Hand and Portable Power Tools, Subpart P – 1 hour
  • Hazard Communication, Subpart Z – 3 hours
  • Housekeeping, 29 CFR 1910.22(a) – 1 hour
  • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene/Blood Borne Pathogens, Subpart Z – 2 hours
  • Lockout/Tagout, Subpart J – 2 hours
  • Machine Guarding, Subpart O – 2 hours
  • Permit Required Confined Spaces, Subpart J – 3 hours
  • Personal Protective Equipment, Subpart I – 2 hours
  • Safety and Health Programs – 2 hours
  • Welding, Cutting and Brazing, Subpart Q -1 hour

The employee is tested to determine understanding and knowledge of the requirements.A test grade of 80% is required for successful completion.

Attendees will be issued a OSHA 30 Hour General Industry card within 30 days of successful completion of the course.

*Note:If students have participated in an OSHA 10 hour Construction class in the last six months, they may upgrade their training by participating in only the missing elements.

TR-003  OSHA 10 Hour Construction Standards

The OSHA 10 Hour Construction Standards program is intended to improve the general level of knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1926 standards and how they are applied in the Construction Industry. This program provides a full overview of the most commonly encountered OSHA standards for construction. The course includes core elements and optional topics allowing you to customize the course to meet your company’s specific training needs.

Attendees will be issued an OSHA 10 Construction Standards card within 30 days of successful completion of the course.

Required Course Topics:

  • Introduction to the OSHA Act – 1 hour
    • The OSHA Act, General Duty Clause, Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities, Whistleblower Rights and Basic Recordkeeping
    • Inspections, Citations and Penalties
    • General Safety and Health Provisions, Competent Person, Subpart C
    • Value of Safety and Health
    • OSHA Website and Available Resources
    • OSHA Hotline
  • OSHA – Focus on Four Hazards – 2 hours
    • Fall Protection, Subpart M
    • Electrical, Subpart K
    • Struck by (e.g.; falling objects, trucks and cranes)
    • Caught in/between (e.g.; trench hazards, equipment)
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment, Subpart E – 1 hour
  • Health Hazards in Construction, HazCom and Silica – 1 hour
  • Stairways and Ladders, Subpart X – 30 minutes

Elective/Selected Topics (Must choose a minimum of two):

  • Material Handling, Storage Use and Disposal, Subpart H
  • Tools, Hand and Powered, Subpart I
  • Scaffolds, Subpart L
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors, Subpart N
  • Excavations, Subpart P

The employee is tested to determine understanding and knowledge of the requirements.A test grade of 80% is required for successful completion.

TR-004  OSHA 30 Hour Construction Standards
The OSHA 30 hour program is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of OSHA standards applicable to the Construction Industry as governed by 29 CFR 1926. This program provides a full overview of OSHA standards for construction. The program includes all of the core elements and gives the option of selecting topics that apply to your industry allowing you to customize the program to your specific needs.

Required Course Topics:
  • Introduction to the OSHA Act – 2 hours
  • The OSHA Act, General Duty Clause, Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities, Whistleblower Rights    and Basic Recordkeeping
  • Inspections, Citations and Penalties
  •   General Safety and Health Provisions, Competent Person, Subpart C
  • Value of Safety and Health
  • OSHA Website and Available Resources
  • OSHA 800 number
  • OSHA – Focus on Four Hazards – 5 hours
    • Fall Protection, Subpart M
    • Electrical, Subpart K
    • Struck by (e.g.; falling objects, trucks and cranes)
    • Caught in/between (e.g.; trench hazards, equipment
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment, Subpart E – 2 hours
  • Health Hazards in Construction, HazCom and Silica – 2 hours
  • Stairways and Ladders, Subpart X – 1 hour

Elective/Selected Topics (Must choose a minimum of two):

  • STD 3-1.1 “Clarification of Citation Policy regarding 29 CFR 1926.20, CFR 1926.21 and related General Safety and Health Provisions:, Safety Programs
  • Fire Protection and Prevention, Subpart F
  • Material Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal, Subpart H
  • Tools, Hand and Powered, Subpart I
  • Scaffolds, Subpart L
  • Cranes, Derrick, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors, Subpart N
  • Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, Marine Operations; Roll Over, Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; Signs, Signals and Barricades, Subparts O, W, and G
  • Excavations, Subpart P
  • Concrete and Masonry Construction, Subpart Q
  • Steel Erection, Subpart R
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • Ergonomics

The employee is tested to determine understanding and knowledge of the requirements.A test grade of 80% is required for successful completion.

Attendees will be issued a OSHA 30 Hour General Industry card within 30 days of successful completion of the course.

*Note:If students have participated in an OSHA 10 hour Construction class in the last six months, they may upgrade their training by participating in only the missing elements.

TR-005  8 Hour Trench Excavation Competent Person

The Trench Safety Competent Person program trains employees on the OSHA Excavations Standard, Subpart P CFR 1910.

Course Objectives:

  • Familiarize Employees with:
    • Definitions
    • General Requirements
    • Protective Systems
    • Appendices
  • Understand the Anatomy of a Cave-in
  • Know the Requirements of Access and Egress
  • Understanding Soil Classifications and Soil Testing Procedures
  • Be able to Identify the Hazards Associated with Trenches and Excavations
  • Know the Different Types of Protective Systems Available
    • Application of Each Type
    • Pros and Cons of Each Type
    • Installation of Protective Systems
  • Know How to Perform an Inspection of a Trench/Excavation

The employee is tested to determine understanding and knowledge of the requirements. A test grade of 80% is required for successful completion. Training can be done on or off site depending on the client’s needs.

Note: Attendees who successfully complete the course can be registered with the National Utilities Contractors Association (NUCA) at an additional charge.

TR-006  4 Hour Welding, Cutting & Brazing

The Welding, Cutting & Brazing program trains employees on OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Q.

Course Objectives:

  • Fire Hazards and Prevention
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Ventilation Principals
  • Health Effects from Hot Work
  • Chemical and Physical Agents
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Working in Confined Spaces
  • Gas Cylinder Storage and Handling
  • Hot Work Permitting
  • Written Test
TR-007  4 Hour Hazardous Communication Standard

This program trains employees on 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communication (HazCom) regulations.

Course Objectives:

  • Employer’s Written Program
  • Labels and Warning Systems
  • Worker’s Right to Know
  • SDS’s (Safety Data Sheets)
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Written Test

The standard requires annual refresher training of employees.

The standard requires annual refresher training of employees.

TR-008  4 Hour Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout

The Control of Hazardous Energy training program, also known as “Lockout/Tagout”, trains employees on 29 CFR 1910.147 Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO). This highly important safety training instructs attendees on the types of and procedures required to prevent injury from stored energy.

Course Objectives:

  • Employer’s LOTO Program many be included as a part of this training.
  • Isolation of Equipment
  • Securing Methods
  • Recognition of Energy Types
  • Verification of LOTO
  • Returning to Service
  • Written Test

The OSHA standard requires annual refresher training of employees.

TR-009  8 Hour Fall Protection Competent Person

The 8 hour Fall Protection Competent Person training program instructs employees on OSHA 29 CFR 1926.500 and other applicable OSHA standards.

Course Objectives:

  • Hazard Recognition
  • Housekeeping
  • Types of Fall Protection
  • Proper Use of Fall Protection
  • Walking/Working Surfaces
  • Demonstration of Fall Protection Equipment
  • Written Test

This course is designed for persons that will have responsibility for fall hazard identification, designating corrective measures, fall hazard surveys, selection and purchase of fall protection equipment. The program details how inspections of equipment is conducted and documented, how to conduct employee training and familiarization with fall protection equipment.

Demonstration of several different types of equipment and applications is covered in this training program. Selection and installation of anchor points is included in this program.

During this course the attendees will perform hands on tasks. These tasks may include climbing stairs, ladders and lifting of equipment weighing up to fifty pounds.

TR-010  4 Hour Fall Protection Awareness

The 4 hour Fall Protection Awareness course trains employees on OSHA 29 CFR 1926.500 Subpart M and other applicable OSHA standards. It covers the fundamentals of Fall Protection and the issues associated with performing work in elevated areas including protection for “drop offs”, guarding wall and floor openings, elevated walkways, harness and lanyard usage and much more. This course is required for all persons working at elevations where fall protection is required as defined by OSHA regulation or Site Owner Policy.

Course Objectives:

  • Hazard Recognition
  • Donning of Equipment
  • Proper Fit
  • Connecting to an Anchor
  • Types of Fall Protection
  • Walking/Working Surfaces
  • Demonstration of Fall Protection Equipment
  • Written Test

This awareness class is designed for persons that will use fall protection, work at heights and on mobile equipment. During this four hour course the current OSHA standard is highlighted along with current recommendations from industry experts. Each attendee is trained in donning and care of personal fall protection equipment.

TR-011  8 Hour Confined Space Entry

The 8 hour Confined Space program trains employees on the hazards and procedures of performing a confined space entry in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.146.

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstration that all individuals understand the requirements of the Three Worker Levels.
    • Supervisor
    • Attendant
    • Entrant
  • Duties of the Confined Space Entry Supervisor
  • Duties of the Confined Space Entry Attendant
  • Duties of the Confined Space Entry Entrant
  • Identification of a Confined Space
  • Identification of a Permit Required Confined Space and Use of an Entry Permit
  • Hazards Involving Confined Space Work
  • Atmospheric Monitoring and Ventilation
  • The Use of PPE
  • Heat Stress Inside Confined Spaces
  • The Control of Hazardous Energy in Confined Space Work
  • Termination of an Entry
  • Emergency Response in Confined Spaces

Worker levels are determined based on test scores, 70-79 qualifies as an Entrant, 80-89 qualifies as an Attendant and 90+ qualifies as a Supervisor.

STC provides needed equipment for training, and will use the client’s equipment upon request. Training can be done on or off site depending on the client’s needs.

TR-013   4 Hour Machine Guarding

The 4 hour Machine Guarding program trains employees on the hazards of moving machine  parts and how to properly guard those machines in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.211.

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstration that all individuals understand the requirement of Machine Guarding.
  • Identification of “Under, Around, Over and Through” Hazards.
  • Hazard Identification and Inspection of Machine Guards
  • Incident Investigations
  • Proper Work Practices Around Moving Machinery
  • Proper Construction and Mounting of Machine Guards
  • Use of Different Materials for Machine Guarding
  • Guarding by Location
  • OSHA and ANSI Documents

This program focuses on inspection, identification and installation of guards. Primarily, attendees are maintenance mechanics. Supervisors and those employees tasked with site inspections will also benefit from this program.

TR-014  Process Safety Management

STC offers a complete line of services involving the Process Safety Management Standard 30 CFR 1910.119.

Service levels include:

  • General Awareness Training for Operations Personnel, Maintenance Personnel and Contractors
  • Process Hazard Analysis Leader Training
  • Process Safety Management Program Assistance
  • Process Safety Management Auditing

Please contact your STC representative for more details

TR-015  4 Hour Respiratory Protection, Use and Limitations

The 4 hour Respiratory Protection  program is designed to satisfy the annual training and fit testing requirements required  by  OSHA  for  respirator users. The program content is customized to the specific respirators in use at your facility.

The program includes:

  • Selection of Respirators
  • Proper Use and Limitations of Respirators
  • Proper Donning and Doffing
  • Care, Maintenance and Inspection of Respirators

Subsequent  to  the  lecture  all  participants will  participate in  either   a  qualitative   or quantitative fit test, as designated  by the client, for each respirator type being used.

*Course length: 2-4 hours depending on number of participants, types of respirators and method of fit testing selected.

Prerequisites: None

TR-016 4 Hour Concrete and Masonry Hazards

The 4 hour Concrete and Masonry program trains employees on the hazards and procedures of working with concrete and masonry  materials.

Course Objectives:

  • Focus on the hazards of exposure to concrete and masonry materials during construction
  • The use of correct PPE including Respiratory Protection
  • Proper work procedures
  • Skin contact and Dermatitis
TR-017  4 Hour Defensive Driving

The 4 hour Defensive Driving course is a presentation based on the National Safety Council- Self Guided Defensive Driving Program.

Discussion and Review of:

  • The Concepts of Defensive Driving
  • Accidents: Preventable vs. Unpreventable
  • Defensive Driving Techniques
  • Driving Habits
  • Automobile Safety Systems
  • Aggressive Driving
TR-018  8 Hour Rigging and Material Handling

The 8 hour Rigging and Material Handling course trains employees on the hazards and procedures of performing rigging operations for material handling.  Several OSHA and ANSI documents are used in this class.

Course Objectives:

  • Mathematics for Riggers
  • Determining Weight of Loads
  • Determining the Center of Gravity for Lifting
  • In-Depth Discussion of Rigging Types and Material Handling Devices
  • Utilization of Rigging and Slings
  • Inspection Criterial of Lifting Equipment
  • Lifting Hardware and Attachments
  • Safety Precautions Prior to Lifting and Lifting Permits
  • Lifting Around Critical Systems and Personnel
  • The Use of PPE During Lifting Operations

This program does require a hands-on session with either a crane or overhead crane  for lifting demonstrations and competency checks for attendees.

TR-019  4 Hour Lead Exposure Awareness

Lead Exposure Awareness training is designed for employees with the potential to encounter lead exposure hazards in the workplace. The program content is designed to satisfy the annual training requirements of CFR 1910. 1025 (1)(1)(i) addressing the requirements of appendix  A and B of the standard.

Content includes:

  • Review of the OSHA Standards pertaining to General Industry or Construction (as appropriate)
  • Operations which could result in Exposure to Lead above the Action Level
  • Purpose and description of Medical Surveillance Programs
  • Adverse Health Effects associated with Over Exposure to Lead
  • Engineering Controls and Methods associated to Lead Exposure

Prerequisites: None

Note: If employees are exposed above regulatory levels, then respirator training and fit testing should be scheduled in conjunction with this training.

TR-020  4 Hour Asbestos Exposure Awareness

Asbestos Awareness is designed to be presented prior to employee exposure in work areas that may contain these materials. Course content is arranged in conjunction with applicable standards and also with any workplace studies that the client has had conducted. This is not abatement training.

TR-021  16 Hour Scaffolding Competent Person

STC’s Scaffolding Competent Person Training consists of 10 hours in the classroom coupled with 6 hours of practical training.

Practical evaluation: Erecting and dismantling different types of scaffolding in the field under controlled conditions and with proper supervision.

This program trains employees on the hazards and procedures of setting up, dismantling and inspecting of scaffolds.

General Overview of Scaffolding: 29 CFR 1926 Subpart L:

  • Regulations and Standards
  • Erection/Dismantling Planning
  • PPE and Proper Procedures
  • Fall Protection
  • Materials Handling
  • Access
  • Working Platforms
  • Foundations
  • Guys, Ties and Braces
  • Types of Scaffolding
  • Written and Practical Tests

Scaffold erectors and dismantlers should all receive the general overview and, in addition, specific training for the type of supported scaffold being erected or dismantled.

Prerequisites: None

TR-022  4 Hour Scaffolding Awareness

The 4 hour Scaffolding Awareness program helps employees to be aware of the hazards and  procedures of setting  up, dismantling and inspecting of scaffolds.

General Overview of Scaffolding: 29 CFP 1910.28 and 1926 Subpart L:

  • Specific Regulations and Standards
  • Components
  • Parts Inspection
  • Erection/Dismantling Planning
  • Fall Protection
  • General Safety
  • Access and Platforms
  • Written Test

Prerequisites: None

TR-060  8 Hour DoT HM-181 Hazardous Materials Transportation

Course covering the various aspects of hazardous materials training required of employees that are part of the transportation of hazardous materials regulated by the Federal Department of Transportation.

The areas to be covered are dependent upon the employees’ responsibilities and duties as applicable to the regulations. The following areas are discussed:

  • General Requirements
  • Hazardous Materials Table
  • Shipping Papers
  • Hazardous Waste Shipping
  • Markings
  • Labeling
  • Placarding
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation
  • Tanker Truck
  • Rail Car
  • Transportation by Aircraft
  • Exceptions
  • Hazardous Materials Security Awareness

TR-061  8 Hour DoT HM-181 HazMat Transportation Refresher

The DOT HM-181 HazMat Transportation Refresher program addresses the refresher training requirements as required for employees involved in the transportation of hazardous materials.

The program contains the core elements as required by DOT to include:

  • General Requirements
  • The Hazardous Materials Table
  • Shipping Papers
  • Hazardous Waste Shipping (as required)
  • Marking
  • Labeling
  • Placarding
  • Tanker Truck Requirements
  • Rail Car Requirements
  • Transportation by Aircraft
  • Exceptions

Prerequisites: Previous initial training within the last three years.

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