Classroom Course Catalog and Schedule

About Our Training

Our instructors are current industry professionals, with experience and expertise to provide top-notch guidance in the challenging areas of safety and environmental management. The information and examples they share are real world and practical. Our goal is to help your company be proactive in safety and environmental management.

 

Take-Home Materials… 

Included in the tuition of each course is a workbook and certificate of course completion. Also included are hands-on lab materials for courses that require them.

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ASBESTOS OCCUPATIONS TRAINING

Asbestos Awareness Training

ASBESTOS AWARENESS

This course meets the AHERA and OSHA requirements for custodial, maintenance and other employees who work in facilities that contain asbestos. Topics covered include: * Health effects of asbestos * Worker protection * Recognition of ACM * and more.

Class Time
2-Hours

ASBESTOS OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE

This class is for employees who have the possibility of coming into contact with asbestos-containing materials (ACM) that may be accidentally disturbed. It provides participants with practices for maintaining asbestos-containing material in good condition, ensuring cleanup of previously released asbestos fibers and minimizing exposure to building occupants. Training covers developing an operations and maintenance (O&M) program, implementing and managing the program, and securing O&M controls. Meets AHERA and OSHA requirements.

Class Time
16-Hours(I) 4-Hours(R)

Asbestos Inspector; Initial and Refresher

This course is designed specifically for those inspecting buildings for asbestos- containing materials and evaluating their buildings’ conditions. Covers how to take bulk samples, examining O&M procedures, advising facility managers of findings and more. Meets AHERA, OSHA and state of Missouri requirements.

Class Time
24-Hours(I) 4-Hours(R)

$575 per student (I)

$125 per student (R)

Classes are approved by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Air Pollution Control Program, and the U.S. EPA

Asbestos Management Planner; Initial and Refresher

This training focuses on conducting a hazard assessment, as well as writing operation and maintenance plans that are site specific. Attendees will learn methods for developing an asbestos management plan. Meets AHERA and state of Missouri requirements.

Class Time
16-Hours(I) 4-Hours(R)

$385 per student (I)

$125 per student (R)

Classes are approved by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Air Pollution Control Program, and the U.S. EPA.

Asbestos Contractor / Supervisor; Initial and Refresher

This class is essential for anyone supervising employees during the abatement of asbestos-containing materials. It covers work-site safety, respiratory protection recommendations, record keeping requirements and hands-on exercises. Meets AHERA, OSHA and state of Missouri requirements.

Class Time
40-Hours(I) 8-Hours(R)

$950 per student (I)

$170 per student (R)

Classes are approved by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Air Pollution Control Program, and the U.S. EPA.

Asbestos Project Designer Refresher

This class is essential for anyone designing response actions such as the abatement of asbestos-containing materials. It covers critical design considerations, work-site safety, respiratory protection recommendations, record keeping requirements. Meets AHERA, OSHA and state of Missouri requirements.

Class Time
8-Hours

$170 per student (R)

Classes are approved by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Air Pollution Control Program, and the U.S. EPA

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS / HAZWOPER

8-Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor Training

OSHA regulations (29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4) require that on-site management and supervisors directly responsible for, or who supervise employees engaged in, hazardous waste operations, receive at least eight additional hours of specialized training at the time of job assignment on such topics as, but not limited to, the employer’s safety and health program and the associated employee training program, personal protective equipment program, spill containment program, and health hazard monitoring procedure and techniques.

This course is designed by professionals to educate the supervisor in safety management, not just enable them to pass a test.

Topics Covered:

 

  • HAZWOPER Overview
  • Safety and health programs
  • Site characterization and analysis
  • Site control
  • Training
  • Medical surveillance
  • Hazard Controls
  • Monitoring
  • Handling drums and containers
  • Decontamination/other topics
  • Emergency response/Hazardous waste
  • HAZWOPER at RCRA sites
  • Emergency response to hazardous substances
  • Review of the five appendices in the HAZWOPER Standard
  • Hazard identification and control of hazards
Class Time
8-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

24-Hour HAZWOPER Training

In-house spill teams and non-routine site workers will want to attend this training course which covers the basics of emergency response when dealing with small identifiable spills. Topics covered include risk assessment, working in confined spaces and developing an emergency response plan. This course will also feature the fundamentals of establishing and maintaining an in-house response team.

Topics Covered:

 

  • Purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety
  • Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
  • li>Identification of hazardous materials in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure

  • Use of Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
  • Flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  • Personal protective equipment in limiting hazardous exposure
  • Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the hazardous work zone
  • Medical treatment of workers in the event of hazardous exposure
Class Time
24-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

HAZWOPER 40 Hour is required for employees working on a project consisting of Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Operation mandated by the Government.

This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120.

Workers must also have 40 hrs of initial training before they may enter the site and at least three days of actual field experience under a trained, seasoned supervisor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student employer or potential employer.

Topics Covered:

 

  • Purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety
  • Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
  • Identification of hazardous materials in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure
  • Use of Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
  • Flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  • Personal protective equipment in limiting hazardous exposure
  • Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the hazardous work zone
  • Medical treatment of workers in the event of hazardous exposure
Class Time
40-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Training

This course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards.

Topics Covered:

 

  • HAZWOPER regulations
  • Safety and health plans
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Safety hazards
  • Air monitoring
  • Medical surveillance
  • Site control, and decontamination
  • Personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment
Class Time
8-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

OSHA OUTREACH TRAINING

10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training

This course is designed for construction workers, foremen, job supervisors and anyone involved in the construction industry. OSHA recommends the 10 Hour construction outreach training program as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926.

Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job. Students will receive a Department of Labor card upon completion of this class.

Class Time
10-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

10-Hour OSHA General Industry Safety Training

This course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Students will receive a Department of Labor OSHA OTI card upon completion of this class.

Class Time
10-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

30-Hour OSHA Construction and General Indsutry Safety Training

The 30-hour outreach training course provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues. OSHA recommends the 30-hour outreach training programs as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on specific hazards of the job. Students will receive a Department of Labor OSHA OTI card upon completion of this course.

Class Time
30-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

16-Hour OSHA Site Disaster Worker Safety Training

The Disaster Site Worker Training Program is for Disaster Site Workers who provide skilled support services, (e.g. utility, demolition, debris removal, or heavy equipment operation) or site clean-up services in response to natural and man-made disasters. Specifically, it is recognized that all workers at disaster sites need to be aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites, and be able to inspect, don and doff air-purifying respirators. Also, the program will make management and labor aware that pre-incident training is essential for ensuring disaster site worker safety and health.

Students who attend this course are first required to attend the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety or the OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety training course to insure that the employee has the perquisite skills and knowledge required to understand the materials presented in this advanced course. Students must either take the course with OCCU-TEC or provide proof of successful completion (providing a copy of a current certification is satisfactory) before they can attend this course.

Class Time
16-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

SAFETY and HEALTH TRAINING

Accident Investigation Techniques

The step-by-step process of investigating on the job accidents is reviewed. Includes: securing the accident scene, interviewing witnesses, how to determine root causes and establish corrective actions.

Student will learn:

 

  • Steps to take when conducting an accident investigation
  • The root cause analysis process
  • Accident analysis techniques
Class Time
4-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

Basics of the Life Safety Code

This course provides a review of the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the knowledge needed to apply the code accurately and consistently.

Student will learn:

 

  • Intent and interpretation of the Code.
  • Key provisions impacting your facility.
  • Navigation skills for the Code book.
  • Saving money by observing the Code.
  • Changes since the ’97 Code.
  • Measure travel distance.
  • Calculate occupant load and egress capacity.
  • Analyze code compliance.
Class Time
4-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

Basics of Industrial Hygiene

Attendees will develop an understanding of accepted industrial hygiene practices and terminology. This knowledge can be used to assist in recognizing current and potential health hazards in a workplace setting. Hazards and controls covered include: * Indoor air quality * Sick building syndrome * Noise * Ventilation * PPE * Air sampling * Toxicology * Respiratory protection.

Class Time
4-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

Blood Borne Pathogens

Every employee who may be exposed to blood or other infectious substances is subject to this OSHA regulation, 29 CFR 1910.1030. Attendees will learn how to control exposure, respond to emergencies involving blood, select personal protective equipment and more.

Class Time
8-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

Behavior Based Safety

What is Behavior Based Safety? Does it work? Is it right for your organization? This course will give you insight into these and other questions regarding BBS. This training on behavior-based safety programs will help your managers and employees understand the factors that influence behavior and how to use them as leverage points to improve workplace safety.

Class Time
8-Hours

OCCU-TEC also has an online option for this course.

Confined Space Entrant / Attentant / Supervisor Training

Permit Required Confined Spaces is also one of the standards on OSHA’s “most wanted” list. This seminar explores safety precautions employees and supervisors should take when working in confined spaces. Students will learn how OSHA defines a confined space, in addition to completing entry permits, summoning emergency services, cataloging equipment that can be used in confined spaces and more.

Class Time
8-Hours

Contractor Safety Programs

There are many aspects to managing contractors, from prescreening to closeout meeting. A review of these aspects, plus examples of present contractor programs used by companies to safely monitor contractor activities, will be presented.

Class Time
4-Hours

Ergonomics Awareness

This course is designed to help attendees reduce or eliminate the rising number of workplace injuries traceable to improper ergonomics. Attendees will gain insight into identifying, evaluating and solving potential ergonomic problems, including repetitive motion.

Class Time
8-Hours

Electrical Safety for Unqualified Workers

Attendees of this course will learn to identify and correct electrical hazards in the workplace, as well as meet OSHA electrical standards. Topics include: * General requirements of 1910.303 * Grounding * Ground-fault circuit-interrupters * Polarity * and much more.

Class Time
8-Hours

Hazardous Communciations

The Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200) is the #1 source of serious violation citations from OSHA. This course will cover how to create a proper HAZCOM plan that meets OSHA requirements. Topics include: * Maintaining MSDS * Developing employee training * Chemical inventory reduction * Documentation * and much more.

Class Time
2-Hours

OCCU-TEC has online option for this course.

Lock Out / Tag Out: Control of Hazardous Energy

This class examines the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard 1910.147, which preserves the safety of employees working on equipment in which unexpected energization or release of stored energy could occur. Students will learn what machinery must be locked and tagged, how to control energy sources, the proper procedures for restoring power and more.

Class Time
4-Hours

OCCU-TEC has online option for this course.

Powered Industrial Truck Operation (Forklift Safety)

This session covers the safe use of powered industrial trucks. Includes: pre-use inspections, stability, driving techniques, maintenance and more.

Class Time
4-Hours

“CLASS ACT COMPANY” SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Continuous Learning Assures Safety Success

Many companies are very conscious of the image perception of their employees and the public. OCCU-TEC Inc. can help clients achieve cost effective results and communicate a positive image with targeted training that may compliment specific projects and/or enhance an ongoing safety program. Positive corporate image and employee morale can be self perpetuating with a commitment to the concept of “CLASS ACT”Continuous Learning Assures Safety Success through Annual Career Training.

General Overview:

OCCU-TEC Inc. will provide ongoing, integrated safety training at the direction of the Sponsoring Organization. Training as described throughout this outline will be designed to:

 

  • Establish a long-term/self perpetuating strategic training system that defines a commitment to safety.
  • Develop a common language and transferable skills that support mobility of staff and synergy between Corporate Divisions.
  • Methodically build a network of Corporate Safety Professionals.
  • Build self-esteem, skill base, and commitment among Safety Professionals.
  • Position the Sponsoring Organization as a proactive provider of safety training that includes federally recognized curriculum that prepares for any potential future mandates.
  • Utilize Industry Trainers (OCCU-TEC Inc.) that will ensure current, state-of-the-art, technical safety training.
  • Be flexible in curriculum design to include specific emphasis (or complete courses) on areas of greatest loss experience or concern.
  • Be portable with training locations (anywhere, anytime).
  • Provide a process for Certificate recognition, progress reports and record retention.

Core Basic Safety Training:

During the first year OCCU-TEC Inc. will provide a Core Basic Safety Training Course at selected corporate locations. The course will be designed to begin with an OSHA 10-hr General Industry class that need not be attended by those having previously completed that training, yet want to attend the additional three-plus days of safety topics.

At least 24 additional hours of classroom instruction, hands on exercises, and case studies will complete the core five days of safety training. Subjects to be covered will include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Safety as an Integrated Part of Management & Supervision
  • Basic Concepts of Safety & Health
  • Effective Safety Committees
  • Occupational Accident Investigation
  • Conducting & Responding to Safety Inspections & Audits
  • Fire Safety – Planning, Protection and Response

Refresher/Enhancement Courses and Elective Safety Courses:

OCCU-TEC Inc. will provide two-day (16-hour) Safety Refresher courses to enhance the initial Core Basic Safety Training. OCCU-TEC Inc. will review the Sponsoring Organizations Safety Program, individual accident and injury records as well as specific recommendations for key areas of concern. Our trainers will then tailor their presentations to emphasize safety issues, work activities or job hazards particularly significant to the Company.

OCCU-TEC Inc. will also provide additional one-day (8-hour) elective safety seminars on specific topics as may be requested by the Sponsoring Organization. These training topics shall include, but not be limited to:

 

  • Workplace Housekeeping, Material Handling & Storage
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • First Aid & CPR Certification
  • Emergency Planning & Preparedness
  • Planning, Preparing & Conducting Safety Meetings
  • Hazard Communication/Employee Right to Know Program
  • Safety Communications & Safety Recognition Program
  • Employee Traffic Safety

To further the concept of “Career Training”, elective courses can be grouped and offered for those wanting to follow a “Environmental Career Development Track”. In addition, more advanced training can be designed for supervisors to include courses such as Behavior Based Safety Management.

Contact a Learning Solutions specialist to find out more, learningsolutions@occutec.com

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