OSEA Safety Courses

Have several employees that need training on specialized topics? OSEA can provide private training for your group and it can be done at our facility or yours. Have one or two people that need training? No problem! Register for an open enrollment class. Below is a list of our most popular courses, however this is not the complete list of our offered courses!

This course provides essential employee training for sites that presently have hazardous waste characteristics or hazardous waste operations in place. EPA/OSHA required.

EPA/OSHA required. 24 Hazwoper topics plus site plans and controls, investigations, excavations, waste manifesting and more.

This course provides re-certification in all topics from 40-Hr. HazWOPER or 24-Hr. HazWOPER. OSEA will not issue certificates of completion unless proof of pre-requisites are furnished.

8-Hr. Hazwoper Refresher with Confined Space

Presents procedures and methods for establishing and maintaining effective accident investigation programs. Covers causation, investigation techniques and reporting.

Aerial Lift Training

This course provides an overview of the regulations governing asbestos, lead and silica in the workplace. The course discusses the requirements for written safety programs, medical surveillance programs and further training for each of these hazards.

Overview of plan requirements and elimination of exposures.

OSHA Certification Course for Safe Confined Space Entry. OSHA requires training for all confined space entries.

Course will follow the new confined space in construction OSHA standard in teaching students about identification, classification, proper protection, monitoring and rescue requirements for confined spaces. This course is designed for employees who will enter a confined space and/or be the attendant for others who have entered.

Includes classroom training and hands-on rescue scenarios with equipment. Topics covered include permits, hazard communication, hot work and ventilation, atmospheric testing and PPE (1910.146).

Per 1910.146, covers supervisor overall accountability for entry conditions including permits, entry procedures, hazard assessment, equipment and contractor obligations. Includes review of permit system, training needs and coordination of employer/contractor responsibilities.

Per 29CFR 1910.147. Required training in utilization of procedures to prevent unexpected energy startup, or release of stored energy.

Crane Safety

Crane Safety with Hoisting & Rigging Safety

OSHA has recognized that some injuries in the workplace are caused by arc flash, a brief but extremely hot electrical fire that can occur during certain electrical activities. Employees wearing flammable clothing suffer severe injuries as clothing continues to burn after the flash has dissipated. Students will learn how to perform the NFPA 70E hazard risk assessment, create and implement a documented electrical safety policy, and ensure employees use properly maintained protective equipment.

Electrical Safety

Electrical safety requirements through 29 CFR 1910.301-308 will be discussed including temporary/permanent wiring, the use/misuse of extension cords, grounding systems, ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs), and other program elements.

Subpart S training and Lockout tagout requirements of 1910.147

Per 1926.500-503.�Covers all aspects of fall protection regulations including guardrails, safety nets, personal fall arrest, positioning devices and warning line systems.�Specific needs at the job site will be addressed.�OSHA requires a Competent Person on site for all work above 6 feet, residential and commercial

OSEA's First-Aid/CPR/AED Train-The-Trainer course is presented over a two day period which teaches and qualifies students to become First Aid / CPR/AED instructors. Certification is through the National Safety Council. *Disclaimer: Course is good to become a private instructor only (you can only train those within your company). Does not include the cost of hands-on materials for training i.e. CPR dummies, AEDs.

Give your company and employees the tools to respond effectively to an emergency, and maintain compliance with OSHA standards. National Safety Council First Aid certification valid for 3 years; CPR certification valid for 2 years.

Forklift Certification

General Industry Training

Workers will learn the aspects of the new standard. Workers will identify PPE to be used when handling chemicals. Workers will identify what kinds of information found on the MSDS. Workers will identify where to locate the SDS's (formally known as MSDS's).

Overview of how the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) has been incorporated into the new OSHA Hazard Communication standard (1910.1200 HCS 2012). Will discuss changes affecting the classification of chemicals, labeling in the workplace, Safety Data Sheets, training and deadlines and priorities for implementation.

Training for safe transportation of hazardous materials.The specific DOT regulations fall under 49 CFR Parts 171-177 and deal with not only DOT regulations but also information and rules as presented by the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Hoisting Rigging / Crane

Guide to preparation, on-site handling of the inspection, and follow up. Find out what concerns are at the top of the OSHA inspector�s list. The course will outline rights and responsibilities from workplace access to the closing conference.

Training addresses hazard communication, emergency action planning, outside contractor safety, security, workplace violence and basic office ergonomics.

Developmen tof the JHA for necessary job planning to understand the task, hazards involved, PPE required.

As contractors, we play an important role in helping to prevent lead poisoning. Ordinary renovation and maintenance activities can create toxic lead dust that can harm our customers, our children, our workers, and even ourselves. As of April 22nd, 2010, individuals in need of lead certification to comply with the EPA's Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule are required to take this 8-hour training course to learn about the importance of containment and using lead-safe work practices. This course is intended for all contractors and professionals responsible for projects performed on pre-1978 residential properties or child-occupied facilities such as daycares, elementary schools, and pre-schools. Lead certification applies to firms that disturb more than six square feet of lead paint or coated surfaces, and firms not lead-safe certified are subject to fines of up to $37,500 per day. Occupations that need this certification include general contractors, sub-contractors, painters, home improvement professionals, general tradesman such as plumbers, carpenters, and electricians, construction industry professionals, disaster and hazard remediation firms, maintenance personnel, residential real estate brokers, landlords, superintendents, and property managers. This course has 2-hours of hands-on activities and concludes with a 25-question final exam. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate, which is valid for five years from the date of completion.

For individuals who want to renew their lead certification to comply with the EPA's Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, take this 4-hour, half day training course to review how to test for lead-based paint, how to perform clearance testing through the Cleaning Verification Procedure, and how to keep the required records needed to stay in compliance with this federal lead regulation. Refresher training is required every five years, so don't miss out on the opportunity to renew your certificate quickly and conveniently. Students must provide a copy of their initial training certificate or card to participate in this refresher class and to receive their new training certificate. Occupations that need this certification include general contractors, sub-contractors, painters, home improvement professionals, general tradesman such as plumbers, carpenters, and electricians, construction industry professionals, disaster and hazard remediation firms, maintenance personnel, residential real estate brokers, landlords, superintendents, and property managers. This course has 2-hours of hands-on activities and concludes with a 25-question final exam. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive your renewal certificate, which is valid for five years from the date of course completion.

Per 29 CFR 1910.331-335 and .147; compliance, procedures, responsibilities of Authorized person who performs LOTO during servicing or maintenance of equipment.

Machine guarding basics including Safety guards, Moving parts and guarding requirements, Point of operation, Fixed guards, Special guards, Power transmission guarding, and special considerations. These topics will be supported by reference to regulatory requirements.

Since the events of 9/11 emergency action planning is a priority for business and industry. This course will try and help planners to think outside of the box in anticipating emergency situations and the response necessary for their control .

NFPA 70E Awarness

Per 29CFR 1926.21. his course offers compliance safety training to prepare all employees for the hazards found on contractor job sites. Students will receive OSHA certification.

Per 29CFR 1910 regulations, designed especially for production oriented persons such as plant managers, supervisors, employees and safety committees. Students will receive OSHA certification.

Covers all 10-Hr Construction topics, plus additional topics as mandated by OSHA for more in-depth coverage of construction safety, e.g., blasting/demolition, lead hazards, steel erection, concrete/masonry work.

Supervisory Safety Strategies

Basics of OSHA requirements to track and record workplace injuries and illnesses. Regulations, responsibilities, data collection, forms.

OSHA mandates periodic inspections on a multitude of topics. This course will discuss required action on electrical safety, permit-required confined space entry, control of hazardous energy, emergency action planning, fire safety, hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens and exposures to workplace dusts, mists and vapors.

Powered Industrial Truck Training

Classroom instruction will cover the following topics; pre-trip inspection, safe load handling, stacking/unstacking, safe transport, stability triangle, load center distance, tip over causes, pedestrian safety, and fueling/battery charging. There will also be a Train-the-Trainer component and attendees will learn how to present PIT training in an effective manner, while maintaining the interest of their audience.

Standards and regulations, hazard identification, types of respirators with protection factors. Selection, use and maintenance of respirators, and design of company respiratory protection program.

The use of respiratory protection in business and industry requires the training of an administrator for the program. This course will address initial air sampling, medical prequalification, respirator selection, fit testing, cleaning, maintenance and storage and recordkeeping for this program.

Discussion of methods used to measure safety performance.

Per 29CFR 1926.451-employees erecting or dismantling supported scaffolds must have a competent person available. Scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled or altered only under the supervision of a skilled, trained competent person.

Overview of standards and OSHA training requirements: types of scaffolds, hazards and prevention. Covers requirements for ties, planking, effect of wind force, general safety guidelines and inspection checklist.

Shunt Truck Training

Learn the basics of mold, what are some of the dangerous molds and how can they be controlled in the workplace. Basic terms will be discussed, recognition, evaluation and control options, as well as sensitivity to mold for building occupants and other IAQ issues.

Per 29CFR 1926.650.Fulfills training requirement for a competent person in charge and evaluating excavation or trenching 5 ft. or more in depth.

Per 29 CFR 1926.800 and .850. Recognizing the hazards of underground construction and demolition activities, including explosive atmospheres, flammability, fall, as well as engineering controls and PPE.

Working areas, elevations, holes in floors, and guardrails, loading docks, powered industrial trucks (forklifts) and other elements are discussed.

Work zone safety requirements specific to Department of Transportation including work zone set up, maintenance of protective gear and equipment, as well as flaggers' safety training pursuant to OSHA 1926.201(a).

Law reform, NYS information, claims management/medical history and Workers Compensation cost reduction.

Workplace Violence & Sexual Harassment - This course is designed to instruct employees how to identify and deal with workplace violence and sexual harassment items. These actions are defined as, an action (verbal, written, or physical aggression) which is intended to control or cause, or is capable of causing, death or serious bodily injury to oneself or others, or damage to property. Workplace violence includes abusive behavior toward authority, intimidating or harassing behavior, and threats.

Workplace Violence & Sexual Harassment - This course is designed to instruct employees how to identify and deal with workplace violence and sexual harassment items. These actions are defined as, an action (verbal, written, or physical aggression) which is intended to control or cause, or is capable of causing, death or serious bodily injury to oneself or others, or damage to property. Workplace violence includes abusive behavior toward authority, intimidating or harassing behavior, and threats.

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