OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics


This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. Testing methods are demonstrated and students participate in workshops in the use of instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess their employer’s compliance with the OSHA Excavation Standard, utilize soil testing methods to classify soil types, determine protective systems for excavation operations, and training requirements. Minimum student contact hours: 20

THIS CLASS REQUIRES PPE: HARD HAT, SAFETY SHOES, SAFETY GLASSES AND SAFETY VEST FOR HANDS ON ACTIVITY

OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

Event Phone: 937-521-1574


This course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in general industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards, general industry principles and special emphasis on those areas in general industry which are most hazardous. Upon course completion students will have the ability to define general industry terms found in the OSHA General Industry Standards, identify hazards which occur in general industry, locate and determine appropriate OSHA General Industry Standards, policies, and procedures, and describe the use of OSHA General Industry Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program.

Minimum student contact hours: 26

Prerequisites: None

OSHA 2045: Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

Event Phone: 937-521-1574


This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards. Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout), guarding of portable powered tools, and common OSHA machine guarding violations. Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machine safeguarding inspection workshops. Upon course completion students will have the ability to describe common machine hazards and sources of energy, identify resources for assisting with machine guarding issues, and determine methods of control and hazard abatement, and selection of appropriate machine safe guards. Minimum student contact hours: 26

THIS CLASS REQUIRES PPE: HARD HAT, SAFETY SHOES, SAFETY GLASSES AND SAFETY VEST FOR HANDS ON ACTIVITY

OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

Event Phone: 937-521-1574


Mid America Instructor

This course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in general industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards, general industry principles and special emphasis on those areas in general industry which are most hazardous. Upon course completion students will have the ability to define general industry terms found in the OSHA General Industry Standards, identify hazards which occur in general industry, locate and determine appropriate OSHA General Industry Standards, policies, and procedures, and describe the use of OSHA General Industry Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program.

Minimum student contact hours: 26

Prerequisites: None

OSHA 3115 EM 385 Fall Protection


This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an overview of 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. This course meets the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers EM-385 fall protection requirements. 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. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans. Minimum student contact hours: 26

NEW FALL PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS:

The new EM 385-1-1 Sections 21 and 24 have new fall protection and safe access requirements.

  1. Training requirements, to include refresher training.
  2. Work Platforms.
  3. Updated fall restraint requirements for Self-propelled Elevating Work Platforms (Scissor Lifts).
  4. Roofing work requirements for maintenance activities.
  5. Flowchart for work over water requirements.
  6. Rope Access work moved from Appendix P to Section 24. This section has been refined.
  7. Ladderway openings to incorporate OSHA Requirements.
  8. Requirement to maintain 3 points of contact on a ladder.
  9. Equipping harnesses with trauma straps.

BCSP-Professional Certification Workshop

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This course was developed for Safety Managers, Supervisors and Engineers
who are responsible for safety management. The course prepares individuals
with the subject matter for which they will be tested, exam taking skills and
the application process. This two day workshop is packed with the essential
information you need to be successful on the CHST, OHST, or ASP/CSP exam!
Certification Preparatory Workbook complete with Study Guide and Practice
Tests – Yours to take home!!!

Nearly 95% of Participants pass their BCSP exam on the first attempt!!!

OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry *PRIVATE*

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Mid America Instructor

Confined SpaceThis course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify permit and non-permit required confined spaces, reference the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard, conduct atmospheric testing, and implement a permit-required confined space program. Minimum student contact hours: 20

OSHA 3085 Principles of Scaffolding


This course covers the requirements for construction and the safe construction and use of scaffolding using the OSHA construction scaffold standard as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of scaffolds and their components, determine safe assembly, use, and disassembly, and recognize common violations of OSHA Standards. Minimum student contact hours: 22