This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the employer to educate and assign a competent person to excavation sites. Course topics include understanding and application of definitions relating to the OSHA Excavation Standard, excavation hazards and control measures, soil analysis techniques, protective system requirements and emergency response. Upon course completion, students will understand the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work and have the knowledge and skills required performing these duties. 0.65 Continuing Education Unit.
The second most cited violation. OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard GHS - Globally Harmonized System of Classification & Labeling of Chemicals The Hazard Communication Training covers regulations found in OSHA 29CFR1910 Subpart Z
As part of the Susan Harwood training grant program, NIU offers machine guarding training for free.
This class will focus on lockout/tagout, punch presses, lathes, shears, circular saws and milling machines. Training topics include the following:
ATSSA Authorized and Instructor-led training and certification. Persons performing the duties of a flagger are required to be trained and properly equipped to perform their jobs per the most recent edition of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). Certification is recognized by the Department of Transportation. This 4-hour course is designed to satisfy Federal, State, and Local flagger certification requirements. In addition to the flagger training (additional hour) is the Work Zone Hazard Awareness training.
This classroom course teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.
Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
This is a complete 4 hour hands on certificate training addresses work in confined spaces per OSHA CFR1926 SubPart AA for construction or 29CFR 1910.146 for General Industry.
Per OSHA - the employer must provide training to each employee whose work is regulated by this standard, at no cost to the employee and ensure that the employee possesses the understanding, knowledge, and skills necessary for the safe performance of the duties assigned under this standard.
This is a complete 4 hour hands on certificate training addresses work in confined spaces per OSHA CFR1926 SubPart AA for construction or 29CFR 1910.146 for General Industry. Per OSHA - the employer must provide training to each employee whose work is regulated by this standard, at no cost to the employee, and ensure that the employee possesses the understanding, knowledge, and skills necessary for the safe performance of the duties assigned under this standard.
Rigging equipment for material handling per CFR1926.251
Learn to identify rigging hazards and prepares workers to be qualified riggers.
This class provides participants with essential information to comply with the OSHA Signal Person Qualification requirements described within CFR1926.1428.
This course also covers the types of signals used when operating cranes and an overview of equipment operations and limitations, and hazards associated with rigging.
This 4 hour hazard awareness training will provide participants with an overview of regulations per OSHA CFR1926.400.
This Certificate Class will help workers understand electrical safety requirements and how to protect themselves from electrocutions, and arc flash.
Safety topics include: GFCI, safety-related work practices, safety-related maintenance and environmental considerations, and safety requirements for special equipment.
Excavation and Trenching for the Competent Person is an 8 Hour training designed to provide the worker with knowledge on hazards associated with excavations and the responsibilities of the Competent Person.
Training includes regulations found in the 29CFR1926 Subpart P and addresses
- Specific Excavation Requirements
- Requirements for protective systems
- Soil Classification
- Sloping and Benching
- Shoring and Shielding