Professional Training

Professional Training

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING FROM A LEADER IN WORKPLACE SAFETY

HazTek offers professional, classroom-based training on more than 75 different topics – as well as customized training based on your policies and procedures. Our on-site training, online training, and instant certification courses are taught by experienced Safety Professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in all standards set forth by OSHA and other government and regulatory agencies. This vast experience, combined with our extensive resources, enables us to provide training programs that are specifically designed for the demands of your project while helping you to meet mandatory requirements. See below for our list of courses or go to “Listed by Group” for your specific industry.
 

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HazTek's Training Courses

Each course listed below is linked to detailed information

10-Hour OSHA Outreach for Construction

10-Hour OSHA Outreach for Construction

Course Description

This 10-hour course is intended to provide instruction to entry-level participants on a variety of safety and health standards for the construction industry. This outreach effort, aimed at promoting workplace safety and health, will be taught by an authorized trainer. Please note: OSHA course completion cards will be issued to all participants who have fulfilled the requirements of the course.

Developed for:

Construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants


30-Hour OSHA Outreach for Construction

30-Hour OSHA Outreach for Construction

Course Description

The OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety course designed for anyone involved in the construction industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues. This training will provide you with the knowledge and tools to recognize, evaluate, and control hazards found on construction sites. Please note: OSHA course completion cards will be issued to all participants who have fulfilled the requirements of the course.

Developed for:

Personnel with safety responsibilities


10-Hour OSHA Outreach for General Industry

10-Hour OSHA Outreach for General Industry

Course Description

The OSHA 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry-level and broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures, and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles and work practices covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. General industry workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach DOL course completion card within 6-8 weeks.

Developed for:

Healthcare professionals, factory and warehouse staff, the manufacturing industry, and storage employees

 


30-Hour OSHA Outreach for General Industry

30-Hour OSHA Outreach for General Industry

Course Description

The OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in general industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues. OSHA recommends Outreach Training Programs as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1910. General Industry workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Outreach DOL course completion card within 6-8 weeks.

Developed for:

Entry to senior-level factory employees, site supervisors, foremen, and safety managers

 


10-Hour OSHA Outreach for Maritime

10-Hour OSHA Outreach for Maritime

Course Description

This training program is intended to provide entry-level safety and health-hazard information tailored to shipyard employees involved in ship repairing, shipbuilding, and shipbreaking. This entry-level course focuses on hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention.


Developed for:

Shipyard industry employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants


30-Hour OSHA Outreach for Maritime

30-Hour OSHA Outreach for Maritime

Course Description

This training program is intended to provide a higher knowledge level for managers, supervisors, and workers with safety responsibilities. This safety and health-hazard information is tailored to shipyards and employees involved in ship repairing, shipbuilding, and shipbreaking. This training focuses on hazard identification, avoidance, control, and prevention.


Developed for:

Shipyard industry employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants


40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

Course Description

Hazardous material workers involved in cleanup/remediation at industrial sites, RCRA or Superfund sites, post emergency response activities of contaminated sites or spills, and voluntary cleanups require the OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training. HAZWOPER 40-hour training provides in-depth training for working safely at contaminated sites per OSHA requirements and beyond. This course covers 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120, OSHA's Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard.

Developed for:

This course is designed for workers directly engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards

 


8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher

8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher

Course Description

This course is for workers who come into contact with hazardous waste and substances. It meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training.

Developed for:

This course is designed for workers directly engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards who have previously completed the 40-hour HAZWOPER training


8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor

8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor

Course Description

This course is the Level I, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i), first responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.

Developed for:

All employees that work in an environment in which hazardous materials are present, to include small quantities


4-Hour Spill Response – Awareness Level Training

4-Hour Spill Response – Awareness Level Training

Course Description

This course is the Level I, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i), first responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.


Developed for:

All employees that work in an environment in which hazardous materials are present, to include small quantities


8-Hour Spill Response – First Responder

8-Hour Spill Response – First Responder

Course Description

This course is the Level II, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii), first responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.

Developed for:

Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills


24-Hour Spill Response – HazMat Tech

24-Hour Spill Response – HazMat Tech

Course Description

HazMat responders at the technician level are trained to respond to releases or potential releases in an offensive fashion. Unlike responders at the first responder operations (FRO) level who will seek to contain and isolate a release at a distance from the point of origin, workers at the technician level will take steps to control or stop the release at its source.

Developed for:

Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills.


Aerial Lift / Scissor Lift Operator Safety

Aerial Lift / Scissor Lift Operator Safety

Course Description

This course is designed as a complete Aerial Lift/Scissor Lift Operator Safety training course. The course contains classroom and hands-on operations. The training course meets the OSHA and ANSI requirements for powered industrial trucks.

Developed for:

Personnel who will operate aerial lift/scissor lifts


Asbestos Awareness (AHERA) Class IV (2-Hour)

Asbestos Awareness (AHERA) Class IV (2-Hour)

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the EPA requirements for all custodial and maintenance workers to receive 2-hour Asbestos Awareness training within 60 days after commencement of employment.

The course provides information about how to identify work areas where asbestos may be present, understand the harmful effects of asbestos, describes methods to avoid asbestos exposure, and outlines OSHA and the EPA Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) standards designed to protect workers on the job site.

Developed for:

Custodial, maintenance and facility personnel working where there is assumed or confirmed presence of Asbestos.

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform asbestos abatement activities.


Asbestos Awareness (OSHA)

Asbestos Awareness (OSHA)

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the information that they will need to identify work areas where asbestos may be present, understand the harmful effects of asbestos, describe methods to avoid asbestos exposure, and become familiar with OSHA and EPA standards designed to protect workers on the job site, among many other important topics.

Developed for:

Personnel who should take this course are those who may be exposed to asbestos on the work site.

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform asbestos abatement activities.


Asbestos Designated Person (AHERA)

Asbestos Designated Person (AHERA)

Course Description

This course is designed to comply with the State & Federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requirements for all public-school districts and non-profit school districts, including charter schools and schools affiliated with religious institutions. The student will be able to develop, maintain and update the district’s Asbestos Management Plan, provide yearly public notification and notify contractors of Asbestos-related risks related to their scope of work.

Developed for:

Facility Managers, Business Administrators, Custodial Supervisors and Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals and members of the Local Education Agency and Board of Education.

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform asbestos abatement activities.


Asbestos Operations & Maintenance (AHERA) Class III

Asbestos Operations & Maintenance (AHERA) Class III

Course Description

This two-day, 16-hour course is designed to meet the EPA requirements for Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) AHERA 14-hour O & M training, plus the 2-hour Asbestos Awareness, to allow minor repair and maintenance of materials containing Asbestos. The course provides specific training on how to perform minor repairs utilizing glovebags and negative air systems and outlines OSHA, PEOSH and the EPA AHERA standards designed to protect workers on the job site, among many other important topics.

Developed for:

School Facility Management personnel and Property Maintenance workers, who may be responsible to perform minor repairs or clean up small releases of assumed or confirmed presence of Asbestos.

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform asbestos abatement activities.

 


Basic Air Monitoring – PID, 4 – Gas, Dust, etc.

Basic Air Monitoring – PID, 4 – Gas, Dust, etc.

Course Description

This training program is intended to provide knowledge in the calibration, use, and documentation required when utilizing various meters. This training is designed for all levels of workers who may use meters.


Developed for:

Chemical industry and environmental employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants


Basic Rigging

Basic Rigging

Course Description

This course is designed for workers in charge of rigging loads for crane operation and covers the knowledge needed by a worker to safely and properly perform the many tasks required of a rigger. The crane rigger has many responsibilities and plays an integral part in the safety of a job site where cranes are in operation. This course is built from, and adheres to, the OSHA standard for Cranes and Derricks in Construction – CFR 1926.1400 – as well as the specific standard for Rigging training – CFR 1926.753 – which will help to properly prepare a rigger to do a job safely and correctly.

Developed for:

Personnel in charge of rigging loads

 


Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens

Course Description

This course is designed for those who risk on-the-job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids by identifying how bloodborne pathogens are spread. Training also includes how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material.

Developed for:

Occupational health nurses, physicians, safety professionals, health technicians or other personnel that may be exposed to blood and other bodily fluids


Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Course Description

Provides employees with the training needed to safely work with and store compressed gas cylinders.


Developed for:

All workers who work with, or around, compressed gas cylinders


Confined Space Entry & Attendant

Confined Space Entry & Attendant

Course Description

This course is designed to enable students to recognize, evaluate, control, and abate safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Technical topics include the recognition of confined space hazards, basic information about instrumentation used to evaluate atmospheric hazards, and general permit space ventilation techniques.

Developed for:

Personnel who may be working in or around confined spaces

 


CPR + AED (Adult)

CPR + AED (Adult)

Course Description

This classroom and hands-on skills training prepares you to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. It also teaches the skills and knowledge needed to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). This class focuses on teaching Adult CPR/AED.

Audience

Healthcare professionals, safety representatives, massage therapists, or anyone who may respond to an emergency

 


Custom Training

Custom Training

Course Description

HazTek offers the training programs businesses like yours really need. We can come to your site, offer our site, or work over the Internet. We can even set up personalized training programs for your company employees or your contractors. If you have specific needs that fall outside our standard classes, we can create a course to meet your project’s requirements, and present the course to both your employees and your contractors (because, after all, accidents that happen to your contractors affect your project).

Developed for:

Company employees or your contractors


DOT Hazardous Materials

DOT Hazardous Materials

Course Description

This DOT HazMat Basic General Awareness course is an introductory course for all employees involved in the transportation of hazardous materials. This course provides a basic introduction to general awareness compared to the advanced instruction that includes some general awareness topics in greater detail.


Developed for:

All workers employed in an industry that involves the preparation or transportation of hazardous materials, who must have DOT general awareness training. This includes drivers and manufacturers, but also anyone who manufactures, repairs, or reconditions containers used to transport hazardous materials.


Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Course Description

This course is designed to help companies and worksites to be prepared for an emergency. This includes emergencies such as fires, floods, natural disaster, active shooter, etc.


Developed for:

All companies and/or organizations


Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Course Description

This safety training course for industrial workers will look at some of the basic principles of ergonomics in order to use a common-sense approach to working safely. In particular, the information presented here will focus on musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, and how ergonomics helps prevent them while at work. Learn how to recognize MSD signs and symptoms before they lead to serious health problems, and recognize and understand MSD hazards such as repetitive motions, awkward postures, use of force, and other hazards.

Developed for:

All employees in all industries


Excavation Safety

Excavation Safety

Course Description

This course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored – and unshored – slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered.

Developed for:

Personnel who may be working in or around excavations or trenches

 


Exposure Control Methods

Exposure Control Methods

Course Description

This course is designed to educate workers on safeguards and precautions against the health hazards from exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, and to reduce their risk from this exposure. Example health hazards include, but are not limited to, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Malaria, Brucellosis, Syphilis, West Nile Virus, etc.


Developed for:

Anyone who could be “reasonably anticipated” to face regular exposure to blood or OPIM (other potentially infectious materials) as a result of performing their job duties. This includes: healthcare workers, emergency responders, school and day care staff, cleaning and janitorial staff, and tattoo and permanent makeup artists


Fall Protection

Fall Protection

Course Description

This course provides the participants with an overview of state-of-the-art technology for fall protection and current OSHA requirements, including the principles of fall protection, the components of fall arrest systems, the limitations of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection.

Developed for:

Personnel who may be exposed to falls

 


First Aid (Standard)

First Aid (Standard)

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to help participants identify and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions in their environment, recognize emergencies, and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It teaches skills through classroom interaction and hands-on training that teaches students what they need to know in order to provide immediate care for a person who suddenly becomes ill or injured, until more advanced medical care arrives to take over.

Audience

Healthcare professionals, safety representatives, massage therapists, or anyone who may respond to an emergency

 


Forklift and Powered Industrial Vehicles

Forklift and Powered Industrial Vehicles

Course Description

This course is designed as a complete forklift operator safety training course, with both classroom interaction and hands-on operations. The training course meets the OSHA and ANSI requirements for powered industrial trucks.

Developed for:

Personnel who will operate a forklift

 


Global Harmonization

Global Harmonization

Course Description

This course is designed to assist facilities in complying with the employee training requirements of OSHA’s newly adopted GHS regulations and covers the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

Developed for:

Personnel who have chemicals in their workplace

 


Hazard Communication / Right-to-Know / GHS

Hazard Communication / Right-to-Know / GHS

Course Description

This course is designed to help workers understand chemical safety in the workplace and to provide information about the identities and hazards of the chemicals, as well as classification and labeling of chemicals.

Developed for:

Personnel who have chemicals in their workplace

 


HazMat First Responder/ Spill Response

HazMat First Responder / Spill Response

Course Description

This course is the Level II, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii), first responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.


Developed for:

Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills


HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response)

HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response)

Course Description

This training covers everything required in 29 CFR 1910.120, such as hazardous chemicals, improving the safety of workers, and how OSHA regulations affect you. This course is ideal for workers involved in clean-up operations (both required and voluntary). It is also designed for workers in emergency response operations and those who deal with storage, disposal or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste. Trainees must have additional training in donning, doffing and use of the personal protective equipment (PPE) required where they work. They must also get 40 hours of initial training before their first shift at the site, and at least three days of supervised experience in the field. The field experience is the responsibility of the employer/place of business.


Developed for:

Required for workers whose jobs put them in contact with hazardous substances


Hearing Conservation

Hearing Conservation

Course Description

This course covers the effect of noise on hearing, hearing protection devices (HPDs), HPD selection, fit, use, and care, and the purpose and procedures of audiometric testing.


Developed for:

For all employees who are exposed to hazardous noise on the job


How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Course Description

Whether you are the owner of a construction company, law firm, an HR manager or a safety and risk management specialist, at some point in time Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will probably come in to conduct an inspection at your place of work. OSHA should not be thought of as "bad," however, the penalties that can be implemented for violations can be financially devastating to your company. This course will provide information on what to expect, as well as your rights during an OSHA inspection. 


Developed for:

All management and supervisors in all industries


Incident Command System 100

Incident Command System 100

Course Description

This foundation-level course integrates the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements using an all-hazards, all-agency approach. It is the first in a series of courses designed to meet all-hazards, all-agency NIMS Incident Command System requirements for operational personnel.


Developed for:

Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation


Incident Command System 200

Incident Command System 200

Course Description

This intermediate-level course integrates the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements using an all-hazards, all-agency approach. It is the second in a series of courses designed to meet all-hazards, all-agency NIMS Incident Command System requirements for operational personnel.


Developed for:

Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation


Incident Command System 700

Incident Command System 700

Course Description

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.


Developed for:

Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation


Incident Investigations

Incident Investigations

Course Description

This course is designed to help attendees prepare for and conduct a thorough incident investigation. After completing this course, learners will be able to: describe how to prepare for investigating an incident (including accidents and near misses), identify the steps to take in order to conduct a thorough investigation, recognize the required components of a written investigation report, and identify the appropriate actions to take after an investigation is complete.

Developed for:

Anyone involved in the incident/accident investigation process


Injury Case Management / Return to Work Programs

Injury Case Management / Return to Work Programs

Course Description

This course will inform safety and human resources professionals about best practices for injury case management, including the all-important documentation. Attendees should expect to learn: what injury case management is and why it's important, the financial and ethical benefits of managing occupational injuries, an introduction to injury case investigation and documentation, an introduction to injury management techniques, and return-to-work programs


Developed for:

Management, supervisors, and human resources professionals


JSA / JHA (Job Safety Analysis/Job Hazard Analysis)

JSA / JHA (Job Safety Analysis/Job Hazard Analysis)

Course Description

This course is designed to teach workers a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to identify hazards before they occur and to institute means to eliminate or reduce the hazards.

Developed for:

Construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel and consultants


Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety

Course Description

This training outlines methods by which a laboratory worker can determine their risk of exposure, the precautions that should be taken to prevent personal and third-party contamination (including the concept of universal precautions), and the procedures to follow should an exposure occur. Furthermore, it covers the components required to achieve a successful needle sharps program, and the protocols for the treatment of contaminated surfaces and wastes.

Finally, this training recommends the best practice procedures that impacted employees can practically utilize to ensure their own personal safety as well as the safety of their coworkers.


Developed for:

Individuals that conduct job tasks in laboratory areas, range in scientific ability from novice to expert, or conduct job tasks with small quantities (<100L) of hazardous materials.


Laser Safety (Non-Ionizing Radiation)

Laser Safety (Non-Ionizing Radiation)

Course Description

This course is designed to help attendees learn the specific duties and responsibilities of a laser safety officer (LSO) established by ANSI Z136 standards for each class of laser. They will also learn what it takes to perform a laser hazard analysis of your laser operating environment to identify potential beam and non-beam hazards for LSO and laser personnel. In addition, this course will teach you what control measures (engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment) will mitigate the hazards identified by the laser hazard analysis.


Developed for:

Required for all workers entering a laser work environment


Lead Awareness (OSHA)

Lead Awareness

Course Description

This course is designed to familiarize workers with basic occupational safety, health principles, and techniques that relate to Lead Awareness in Construction. This course emphasizes safety and health regulatory standards, as well as environmental standards and best management practices.

Developed for:

Construction workers and managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site that may contain lead hazards

 


Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Training (8 Hour)

Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Training (8 Hour)

Course Description

This 8-hour Lead-Safe Work Practices is a mandated training for all trades, general contractors and property managers who disturb painted, stained or varnished surfaces during renovation, modernization, remodeling, or repairs.  The mandate applies to work performed in houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities (such as schools, day-care centers, temporary housing such as extended stay facilities, like camps) built before 1978.

Developed for:

Construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, school and hospital facilities managers, real estate professionals and consultants


Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Refresher Training (4 Hour)

Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Refresher Training (4 Hour)

Course Description

This 4-hour mandatory Lead-Safe Work Practices refresher training renews the original Initial RRP training certification for all trades, general contractors and property managers and others who disturb painted, stained or varnished surfaces during renovation, modernization, remodeling, or repairs.  Updates on procedures, recordkeeping & regulatory changes and OSHA policies are reviewed.

Developed for:

Previously certified construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, school and hospital facilities managers, real estate professionals and consultants.


Lockout / Tagout

Lockout / Tagout

Course Description

At the conclusion of this course, trainees will be able to determine their company’s Lockout/Tagout compliance issues based on OSHA's 1910.147 Subpart J: Control of hazardous Energy.

Developed for:

Personnel exposed to various sources of stored energy

 


Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding

Course Description

This course will provide definitions, general requirements, and requirements for different kinds of machinery concerning the Machine Guarding Program. It will provide general discussion of various guarding methods, as well as defining terms associated with machine guarding. Identify where mechanical hazards exist, identify the motions and actions of mechanical hazards, specify the hazards created by different kinds of motions, describe the minimum requirements that must be met by all safeguards, recognize the advantages and disadvantages of guard construction, and identify the different types of safeguard devices and guards.

Developed for:

All employees who use power tools and machines during the course of their work


Mold Awareness/ Indoor Air Quality Training (4 Hour)

Mold Awareness/ Indoor Air Quality Training (4 Hour)

Course Description

This 4-hour Indoor Mold Awareness/ Air Quality Course is designed to provide students with an informational overview of IAQ and skills to investigate possible sources of IAQ complaints, including odors, dust, mold, moisture, and other air contaminant issues. Topics covered include PPE selection, risk reduction and prevention of harmful effects of hazardous dust, mold, stagnant air and moisture to both human health and structural integrity and simple mitigation strategies.

Developed for:

Construction industry and building trades personnel, public building employers, contractors, union personnel, school and hospital facilities managers, real estate professionals and consultants

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform mold remediation activities


NFPA 70E Electrical Safety

NFPA 70E Electrical Safety

Course Description

This course is designed to identify electrical safety hazards and reduce employee exposure to those hazards.

Developed for:

Electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, and project managers

 


Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

Course Description

This course is designed to help both employers and employees understand the types of PPE, know the basics of conducting a "hazard assessment" of the workplace, select appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances, train in the proper use and care of the PPE, and understand the limitations of PPE.

Developed for:

Personnel who utilize PPE in the workplace

 


Process Safety Management

Process Safety Management

Course Description

This course includes emphasis on the specific safety and health hazards of the process, emergency operations including shutdown, and other safe work practices that apply to the employee's job tasks.

Refresher training must be provided at least every three years, or more often if necessary, to each employee involved in operating a process, to ensure that the employee understands and adheres to the current operating procedures of the process.


Developed for:

Employees presently involved in operating a process or a newly assigned process


Qualified Person (Electrical and Mechanical)

Qualified Person (Electrical and Mechanical)

Course Description

This course helps attendees in listing the tasks that employees will need to perform on, or near, energized equipment, then identify the hazards associated with those tasks and the specific skills and knowledge employees will need to perform the work safely. This course also includes identifying minimum approach distances.


Developed for:

All workers, in all industries, in areas working in close proximity to high voltage lines or equipment


RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

Course Description

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) training (initial and refresher) is required for generators of hazardous wastes. This course is a solid foundation in the generator regulations and is critical to a thorough understanding of the regulations governing the management of hazardous waste from the moment it is produced, or the point of generation, through final disposition.

Developed for:

In compliance with U.S. EPA regulations, this RCRA training is for individuals who deal with or manage hazardous waste. This RCRA training must be provided for these employees at the start of their job and on an annual basis. This includes supervisors, hazardous waste generators, environmental compliance professionals, hazardous waste specialists, etc.


Respirable Crystalline Silica Competent Person (4 Hours)

Respirable Crystalline Silica Competent Person (4 Hours)

Course Description

This 4-hour class has been developed to help companies comply with the OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard. The standard requires employers to designate a Respirable Silica Competent Person.  The goal of this training class is to provide individuals with the necessary technical skills and capabilities to be successful in this role and assist their employer in complying with the standard. The training includes: Silica: History, Definition, Sources and Types; Silica Health Effects; Requirements of the OSHA Standard; Responsibilities of the Competent Person; Assessing Tasks and Activities in regard to Silica Exposure; Permissible Exposure Limits and Action Levels; Compliance Approaches and Strategies; Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Assessments; and AIHA Guidance for Respirable Silica Competent Persons.

After completing this class, the student will be prepared to successfully fulfill the role of competent person on their job site.  The employer is responsible for providing the Competent Person with the authority to address concerns and take effective actions in the work place. This technical knowledge, combined with the authority to take corrective action meets OSHA’s definition of a Competent Person.

Developed for:

Personnel who should take this course are those who will fulfill the role of Competent Person for OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard (1926.1153). Construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants


Respirator Protection / Fit Testing (Quantitative / Qualitative)

Respirator Protection / Fit Testing (Quantitative / Qualitative)

Course Description

As part of a complete respiratory program, ALL employees who wear respirators are required to have instruction in the use and proper care of respirators. This course is designed to teach attendees proper respiratory protection selection, donning and doffing of respiratory protection, and proper care and maintenance of respirators. This course also covers requirements needed to be met prior to wearing a respirator (i.e., medical clearance and fit test).


Developed for:

ALL employees who wear respirators


Safety Leadership Skills Workshop

Safety Leadership Skills Workshop

Course Description

The HazTek Safety Leadership Skills Workshop is designed to educate anyone who supervises or directs others on construction projects and other worksites. Customized to your workplace, the workshop will strengthen leadership effectiveness, while developing skills for improving morale, productivity, quality, and worker performance. Each attendee will bring home a HazTek Safety Management memory stick loaded with fully customizable safety forms, spreadsheets, and safety best-practice documents used during the training course. To support attendees in applying skills, tools and methods on the job, HazTek will also provide each Participant with an additional 30 days of free consulting services from HazTek Safety Management.

Developed for:

CEOs and executive leaders, managers, shift leaders, superintendents, plant managers, general foremen, foremen, unit managers, supervisors, safety professionals, and crew leaders


Safety Standards for Scaffolding

Safety Standards for Scaffolding

Course Description

This course is designed to teach appropriate scaffold construction methods which include erecting, moving, or altering scaffolds properly and protecting oneself and others from falling objects or tools. The course includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. Inspection and fall protection are also discussed.

Developed for:

Personnel required to utilize scaffolding

Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform scaffold erection activities.


Signalperson / Flagger

Signalperson / Flagger

Course Description

Being a flagger is the most important job on the work site. Careless use of the sign or distraction from duty can cause serious injury to workers or the motoring public. Performing flagger duties diligently can prevent traffic incidents in the work area. The course includes: identifying the responsibilities of a flagger, describing the proper ways to place signs, describing the proper position for flagging, defining the flagging procedures for stop, slow, and proceed, identifying the correct procedures for various flagging situations, and describing the proper conduct in flagging.

This training does not go into individual state flagger training or certification requirements.


Developed for:

This training is intended for individuals that will be performing or are engaging in flagger duties on construction/maintenance projects


Site Orientation

Site Orientation

Course Description

Safety orientation training is a training course that was specifically created to address OSHA’s guidelines for general safety. Topics covered include safety through awareness, OSHA-approved PPE (personal protective equipment), minimizing hazards, safety data sheets, and handling an emergency.

Please contact us if you would like to have HazTek develop a customized orientation for you.


Developed for:

All workers in all industries


Spill Prevention, Control, & Countermeasures (DPCC / SPCC)

Spill Prevention, Control, & Countermeasures (DPCC / SPCC)

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the SPCC and related pollution and prevention regulations. Owners or operators of regulated facilities must properly instruct their oil-handling personnel, annually, in the operation and maintenance of equipment to prevent oil discharge (40 CFR 112). This includes facilities that have an aboveground oil storage capacity of more than 1,320 U.S. gallons or a completely buried oil storage capacity greater than 42,000 U.S. gallons (in containers equal to or greater than 55-gallons on site).

Developed for:

All oil-handling personnel


Workplace Evaluation and Hazard Recognition

Workplace Evaluation and Hazard Recognition

Course Description

Hazard recognition training is a key step towards compliance. To be compliant, you must have safety competent employees who can recognize, evaluate, and control hazards to mitigate the risk of injuries. This training will provide employees with the knowledge to recognize a hazard and implement controls to reduce or eliminate the hazard. Workers will also become familiar with completing Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) / Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).


Developed for:

All workers exposed to various hazards in the workplace

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