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Flagger Novice (Work Zone Flagger)

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/06/2021 at 08:30 AM EST

Ends : 12/06/2021 at 12:30 PM EST

Course Description

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Controlling traffic through work areas is one of the most important -- and dangerous -- operations in construction maintenance. The National Safety Council's Flagger Training Course is a comprehensive skill-building session that meets federal industry guidelines: the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) guidelines and the ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999. The Office of Highway Safety, the Federal Highway Administration, and several state Departments of Transportation have reviewed this program. Training goal The primary objectives of the program are to train flaggers to provide safe passage of traffic through and around work areas and to minimize confusion by bringing standard flagging procedures to our nation's highways. To get your crew members trained and certified in safe flagging techniques in just four hours. Who should attend? This course is a must for novice construction work zone flaggers in both one- and two-person flagging operations. Experienced flaggers can attend this course as a refresher. All attendees receive a certificate of course completion. What you'll learn: •Thorough understanding of flagging procedures and proper use of required equipment. •Improved flagging skills from hands-on training, classroom activities and a flagging skills test. •Increased ability to coordinate traffic movement through the work zone.

OSHA #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry - Offered through Southeastern OTI Education Center - READ FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE REGISTERING

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/07/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/10/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $825

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4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours
30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)

About This Course:
Successful completion of this course results in participants becoming OSHA-authorized trainers in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry. Authorized trainers can conduct both 10-hour and 30-hour construction industry classes that provide training to workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces along with information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a workplace safety complaint. OSHA-authorized trainers are able to issue 10 and 30-hour course completion cards to participants.

During the course, students will work with a partner to develop a presentation and teach an assigned OSHA Construction Industry Outreach topic, and successfully pass a written exam. Participants will be provided with a variety of training materials and resources.

Prerequisites:
  • OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (Please note, the 30-hour Construction OSHA outreach class is not considered equivalent to OSHA #510. Also, this course must have been completed in the last 7 years. If you completed the course longer than 7 years ago, then you will need to retake it in order to qualify.)
  • Five (5) years of construction industry safety experience

A completed and signed Prerequisite Verification Form and a copy of the OSHA #510 certificate must be uploaded to your account in REPORTER in order to confirm eligibility for this class. If you have questions about your eligibility, please email us at OTIprerequisite@ncsu.edu.

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Previously-authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers for the Construction Industry whose status has expired outside the 90-day grace period window must now submit the same prerequisites as participants who want to become a new trainer.

Recommended for:
Experienced safety professionals interested in teaching the OSHA 10 and 30-hour construction industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and/or other interested groups.

Participants will:
  • Apply adult learning principles and training techniques
  • Identify, define, and explain construction industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations
  • Teach 10- and 30-hour Construction Industry courses
Topics Include:
  • OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and Procedures
  • Adult Education Principles
  • Writing Learning Objectives
  • Developing Training Content
  • Use of Multimedia in Presentations
  • Training Methods and Techniques
  • Resources for Safety Training

Additional Information:
Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend OSHA #502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/08/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/09/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $375

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Non-Member: $435

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Knowing how to respond to a medical emergency is one of the most important skills a person can possess. The NSC First Aid, CPR & AED course meets the OSHA requirements and is your tool for training employees or the general public on the latest skills, techniques and expertise in life-saving procedures. The practice and feedback of using related skills in a realistic situation is integrated into the actual teaching experience and are taught in a dynamic and hands-on way with industry-leading curriculum. What you'll learn: During this course you will learn new methods that involve, influence and facilitate adult learning while refining your teaching skills. The course covers a proven, standardized method of teaching first aid, CPR and AED with high effectiveness and you will be provided with the reasons and dynamics behind each topic or visual presentation. In addition to the NSC First Aid, CPR & AED course Candidate Instructors will learn: · Resources for Adult Educators · How to teach and facilitate a First Aid, CPR and AED training class · Recommended Course Preparation Steps · Pre-Course Activities · What makes a successful instructor · Teaching Methods · Manage Participants · Testing and Remediation · Facilitation Skills Practice · Post-Course Activities Upon successful completion, you will be required to sign a Training Center/Instructor agreement. The Instructor class includes the complete Instructor Resource Kit: · Instructor Manual · Instructor CD · Instructor DVD · Student Workbook

Adult First Aid, CPR & AED

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/08/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/09/2021 at 01:30 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $75

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Non-Member: $75

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All organizations, regardless of industry or number of employees, must comply with OSHA requirements to protect the lives and health of their employees – and to avoid costly fines and increased insurance premiums. NSC First Aid, CPR and AED provides the training that organizations trust to give their employees the lifesaving skills they need to respond correctly during a medical emergency. Remember – NSC courses are always all-inclusive. You’ll never pay additional fees to receive the nationally recognized NSC course completion card! Our CPR and AED program teaches the principles of basic life support for adults. It gives you the latest guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiac care, starting with how to assess the scene of an emergency and take stock of the victim's condition. The course details how to perform one-rescuer CPR and rescue breathing, and how to manage choking in a conscious person. It also addresses infection control. In addition you will learn how to care for bleeding emergencies, shock and minor injuries. Meets current CPR and ECC Guidelines. Also meets OSHA requirements for first aid training in the workplace.

Georgia Flagger Instructor Training

Coastal Pines Technical College Waycross, GA

Address: 1701 Carswell Ave. Economic Development Bldg. 6000, Room 6116-6118

Starts : 12/09/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/09/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $395

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Non-Member: $495

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Training goal
In the Flagger Training Instructor Course, approved by the Georgia Department of Transportation, you'll learn to teach work zone crews standard flagging procedures and how to provide safe passage in and around work areas. Get certified to deliver the Flagger Training Course to your work zone crews. No prerequisites required.

Who should attend?
Individuals with safety and health responsibilities in highway and street construction; bridge, tunnel, water or sewer construction; concrete, utilities, or paving industries; state transportation, and county or municipal street/public works departments.

Why you should attend?
Controlling traffic through work zones is one of the most important and dangerous operations in road construction and maintenance. The National Safety Council's 1-day Instructor Course for the Flagger Training Program will train you to teach standardized flagging procedures. Upon completion of the course you will be able to apply the resources and information learned to protect your own crew and the public.

Georgia Temporary Traffic Control Supervisor Recertification (Online Exam)

TTC Recertification Virtual Classroom, GA

Address: Online

Starts : 12/10/2021 at 12:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/10/2021 at 11:50 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $50

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Non-Member: $65

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Prefer to skip the classroom? Complete the recertification exam online from the convenience of your home or office! Participants must have a supervisor present to confirm attendance. Three days prior to your scheduled exam time, you will receive a study guide and an email with instructions to complete the exam.

4-Hour Defensive Driving

4-Hour Defensive Driving Remote, US

Virtual Classroom

Starts : 12/10/2021 at 09:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/10/2021 at 01:00 PM EST

Course Description

Non-Member: $60

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What participants will learn: This course will provide you with knowledge and safe driving techniques that you can apply to prevent collisions and traffic violations. Today, over 100 people will die on our roads. Our goal is to eliminate traffic deaths entirely, and you can do your part by applying the techniques discussed in this course and safely sharing the road with others (drivers and non-drivers alike). Upon completing this course, you should be able to: ‣ Identify your own personal driving behaviors and tendencies ‣ Identify behaviors that can be controlled and factors beyond a driver’s control ‣ Sharing the road with other drivers and identify your individual responsibilities when driving ‣ Recognize potential hazards when driving and make appropriate driving choices to avoid those hazards ‣ Identify risky driving behaviors that, statistically, lead to the most collisions and fatalities on the U.S. roads ‣ Choose safe, responsible and respectful driving behaviors in different driving situations and conditions ‣ Evaluate your current driving choices and behaviors and identify alternative driving choices you can make ‣ Personal plan for making effective driving choices This 4-hour, highly interactive classroom course provides the highest level of defensive driving knowledge and skills, the benefits of being a safe and responsible driver and the techniques for avoiding high-risk driving behaviors. Throughout the course, hazard recognition scenarios and the skills needed for dealing with immediate danger and anticipating potential hazards are the principal learning points. Certificate can be used for insurance premium discounts (where offered by your insurance company).

8-Hour Defensive Driving

Point Reduction Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom, SC

Remote

Starts : 12/11/2021 at 09:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/11/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Non-Member: $89

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What participants will learn: Whether you’re an experienced driver, assuming new driving responsibilities, or simply commuting to and from work, this Course will provide you with safe driving knowledge and collision prevention strategies that focus on behavior, judgment, decision making and consequences. Offering fact-based data, this course will help influence learners to make positive choices to improve driving behaviors and attitudes and encourage respectful and lawful decisions to avoid collisions and decrease traffic violations. Focusing behavior-modification strategies and techniques the course now includes greater emphasis on: ‣ Distracted, fatigued and impaired driving ‣ Substance impairment ‣ Sharing the road ‣ Habits of defensive driving ‣ Vehicle technology and safety features ‣ Personal driving behaviors and risk-taking tendencies ‣ Hazard identification and risk- assessment challenges ‣ Scenario-based training ‣ Application of knowledge and skills testing ‣ Personal plan for making effective driving choices Our most comprehensive defensive driving curriculum. This 8-hour, highly interactive classroom course provides the highest level of defensive driving knowledge and skills, the benefits of being a safe and responsible driver and the techniques for avoiding high-risk driving behaviors. Throughout the course, hazard recognition scenarios and the skills needed for dealing with immediate danger and anticipating potential hazards are the principal learning points. This course accepted by the SCDMV for point reduction. Certificate can be used for insurance premium discount (where offered by your insurance company).

Forklift Instructor Course (Lift Truck Operator)

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/13/2021 at 09:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/13/2021 at 04:30 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $560

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Non-Member: $660

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Learn how to train your lift truck operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around lift trucks. Take the course at an NSC training center, or we can train onsite at your location. What you'll learn •OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance •How to evaluate operators' performance •How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks •How to teach safe procedures and maintenance Course materials Easy-to-follow Facilitator Guide with companion DVD (plus PC/Mac CD-ROM version) that lets course leaders engage and involve participants through all seven instructional modules. Who would benefit Lift truck operator trainers, lift truck operators, warehouse/shipping/receiving managers, construction site managers, safety managers, safety committee members and operations managers. The NSC Lift Truck Operator train-the-trainer program is intended for qualified forklift/lift truck trainers only. Prior experience training lift truck operators is mandatory. This program is not intended for novice trainers. According to OSHA a qualified trainer would be a person who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training, and experience has demonstrated the ability to train and evaluate powered industrial truck operators.

OSHA #7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management (OSHA 510 and OSHA 511 required.) READ FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE REGISTERING

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/14/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/14/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $275

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Course Details:

1 Day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
7.5 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)

This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.

 

About This Course:
This one-day course features information on effective strategies for implementing a safety and health management system in the workplace, with special emphasis on the OHSAS 18001 standard for Occupational Safety and Health Assessment Series. Interactive assignments and thought-provoking group projects enable participants to walk away with a strong understanding of how their organizations can start benefiting from implementing a safety and health management system for their company.

 

Recommended for:
Those interested or responsible for developing and implementing safety and health programs in their workplace.

 

Participants will:
  • Explain the benefits of implementing a safety and health management system.
  • Identify the core elements of an effective safety and health program.
  • Describe the key processes in each program element.
Topics include:
  • Overview of a Safety and Health Management System
  • OSHA’s guidelines for a Safety and Health Management System
  • Management Leadership
  • Worker Participation
  • Worksite Analysis and Hazard Identification
  • Hazard Prevention and Control
  • Education and Training
  • Program Evaluation
  • Coordinating with Host Employers, Contractors and Staffing Agencies

OSHA #7505 Introduction to Incident Investigation (OSHA 510 and OSHA 511 also required.) READ FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE REGISTERING

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/15/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/15/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $275

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1 day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
7.5 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)

 

This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.
 

 

About This Course:
This course provides an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. The goal of this course is to help participants gain the basic skills necessary to conduct an effective accident investigation at their workplace. The course is a facilitated, interactive training session focusing on class discussion, case studies and group activities.

 

Recommended for:
Small businesses and managers or staff designated with the responsibility of investigating accidents or near misses in the workplace. This may include supervisory staff, safety committee members, and other personnel responsible for safety.

 

Participants will:
  • Recognize the benefits of an effective investigation for accidents and near misses in the workplace
  • Identify the six-step accident investigation procedure
  • Practice methods for accident investigation through case studies, group activities and discussion
Topics include:
  • Primary reasons and benefits for conducting an effective accident investigation
  • Six-step accident investigation procedure
  • Preserving and documenting an Accident Scene
  • Witness Interview Techniques
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Developing Correction Action Recommendations

8-Hour Defensive Driving

Point Reduction Virtual Class Virtual Classroom, SC

Remote

Starts : 12/15/2021 at 09:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/15/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Non-Member: $89

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What participants will learn: Whether you’re an experienced driver, assuming new driving responsibilities, or simply commuting to and from work, this Course will provide you with safe driving knowledge and collision prevention strategies that focus on behavior, judgment, decision making and consequences. Offering fact-based data, this course will help influence learners to make positive choices to improve driving behaviors and attitudes and encourage respectful and lawful decisions to avoid collisions and decrease traffic violations. Focusing behavior-modification strategies and techniques the course now includes greater emphasis on: ‣ Distracted, fatigued and impaired driving ‣ Substance impairment ‣ Sharing the road ‣ Habits of defensive driving ‣ Vehicle technology and safety features ‣ Personal driving behaviors and risk-taking tendencies ‣ Hazard identification and risk- assessment challenges ‣ Scenario-based training ‣ Application of knowledge and skills testing ‣ Personal plan for making effective driving choices Our most comprehensive defensive driving curriculum. This 8-hour, highly interactive classroom course provides the highest level of defensive driving knowledge and skills, the benefits of being a safe and responsible driver and the techniques for avoiding high-risk driving behaviors. Throughout the course, hazard recognition scenarios and the skills needed for dealing with immediate danger and anticipating potential hazards are the principal learning points. This course accepted by the SCDMV for point reduction. Certificate can be used for insurance premium discount (where offered by your insurance company).

OSHA #7205 Health Hazard Awareness - offered in conjunction with SEOTI (OSHA 510 and OSHA 511 also required.) READ FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE REGISTERING

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/16/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/16/2021 at 05:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $275

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1 Day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
7.5 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)

This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.

 

About This Course:
This course covers common health hazards that are encountered in the workplace including chemical, biological, physical and ergonomic hazards.  Students participate in workshops on evaluation and abatement of workplace health hazards. Upon course completion students will have the ability to understand common health hazards in the workplace and methods for controlling and abating these hazards.

Recommended for:
This course is designed for small employers or a designated representative such as a safety specialist, line supervisor or manager responsible for identifying health hazards in the workplace.  The training is also suitable for employees and employee representatives.
 

Participants will:
  • Identify four types of health hazards that are present in the workplace
  • Discuss techniques to recognize health hazards
  • Describe tools and methods to evaluate health hazards
  • Discuss measures to control exposure to health hazards
  • Describe OSHA resources that available to assist employers and employees in finding information about health hazards
Topics Include:
  • Identification and evaluation of health hazards and their sources of exposure
  • Health hazard information
  • Engineering and work practice controls

Georgia Temporary Traffic Control Design & Supervision

NSC Georgia Learning Center Atlanta, GA

Address: 6425 Powers Ferry Rd. NW, Ste 140 (1st Floor)

Starts : 12/16/2021 at 08:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/17/2021 at 03:30 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $395

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Non-Member: $490

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Temporary Traffic Control in Highway Work Zones - Design and Supervision is a new two-day program that prepares work zone supervisors to interpret, adapt, and implement Traffic Control Plans. It focuses on specific job responsibilities and covers information in parts I, V, and VI of the Federal Highway Administration's Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). You can trust the content. Temporary Traffic Control is based on the most current federal regulations, and reviewed by the leading industry experts. It's based on real-world situations. Experienced instructors lead students through problem-solving exercises, using the MUTCD and state guidelines. It's flexible. You can include state and local regulations as well as federal guidelines. It's easy to get started. There are no expensive, time-consuming prerequisite courses required. Temporary Traffic Control is for workers responsible for: Establishing and maintaining traffic control devices in or near vehicle right-of-way Keeping workers safe while in or near vehicle right-of-way Installing signs and warning devices Controlling traffic flow in construction, maintenance, or utility work zones Anyone with at least one year of documented experience in work zone traffic control can attend. It's also useful for project engineers who want to understand requirements imposed on site supervisors and outside contractors. Temporary Traffic Control participants: Become familiar with the MUTCD and learn to use it as a reference Get the skills and knowledge to interpret a Traffic Control Plan (TCP) Learn to verify the accuracy of existing TCPs and adapt or modify them using the MUTCD Learn to implement a safe TCP

Basic Work Zone

National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 12/17/2021 at 09:00 AM EST

Ends : 12/17/2021 at 04:00 PM EST

Course Description

Member: $145

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Non-Member: $175

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Controlling traffic through work areas is one of the most important -- and dangerous -- operations in construction maintenance. The Basic Work Zone course is an introduction to work zone set up, focusing on specific requirements from the MUTCD and the SCDOT Standard Drawings/SCDOT Work Zone Safety Handbook. Who should attend? Individuals with safety and health responsibilities in highway and street construction; bridge, tunnel, water or sewer construction; concrete, utilities, or paving industries; state transportation, and county or municipal street/public works departments. The course covers: • How to recognize and utilize the federal guidelines in The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) • How to recognize the parts of a temporary traffic control zone • The different types of tapers and how to set them up • The different types of temporary traffic control devices and how to set up basic work zones based on the MUTCD and SCDOT guidelines • Mobile Operations MUTCD and SCDOT requirements • Flagging Operations MUTCD and SCDOT requirements • Worker Safety requirements Attendees participate in tabletop exercises to practice setting up temporary work zones. Previous Work Zone Experience is NOT Required to attend this course. Completion of the course and passing exam grade are required for a certificate of completion. This is an 8-hour course.