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Osha 10 hour Course
This 10-Hour Construction Safety Course is one of the most popular safety courses in the country, and is becoming a requirement in certain cities in the US and to work on some projects. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive an OSHA Construction Safety and Health 10-Hour Card. Special emphasis will be placed on those areas that are more hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. The purpose is to increase workplace safety awareness and compliance, and reduce a company's risk of fines and penalties resulting from OSHA violations.
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Recommended For:
Anyone in the construction industry or private sector wanting to better understand the OSHA construction standards.

You Will:
• Learn about the creation of OSHA and the standards that apply to you
• Learn how to navigate the OSHA manual.
• Identify the more frequently cited OSHA standards.
• Identify the greatest hazards in construction and how to prevent accidents.
• Topics Covered May Include:
• Introduction to OSHA
• Electrical hazards
• Health hazards in construction
• Personal protective equipment
• Fire protection and prevention
• The big 4 hazards in construction
• Tools - hand and power
• Scaffolding and fall protection
• Cranes and/or rigging
• Excavations
• Stairways and ladders, and more.

Cost: $225 (members) | $337 (Non-members)

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Osha 30 hour Course
This 30-Hour Construction Safety Course is one of the most popular safety courses for supervisors and foreman, as well as field employees. Some contractors and large projects require at least one supervisor must have completed this training. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive an OSHA Construction Safety and Health 30-Hour Card. Many sections of the OSHA construction standards will be covered in depth, and will help you gain a better understanding of what your company needs to stay in compliance.
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Recommended For:
Persons from foremen to company executives interested in developing safety and health programs in the construction industry, or gaining a better understanding of OSHA standards.

You Will:
• Select the appropriate OSHA standards that apply to a hazard
• Identify elements of a successful construction safety program
• Identify the more frequently cited OSHA standards
• Implement an effective recordkeeping procedure.

Topics Covered Include:
• Introduction to OSHA & OSHA Standards
• OSHA Inspection Process
• OSHA's Multi-Employer Worksite Policy
• Competent Person Requirements
• General Safety & Health Provisions
• The big 4 hazards in construction
• Fall Prevention & Personal Fall Protection
• Electrical Safety
• Fire Protection & Fire Prevention
• Aerial Lifts
• Concrete & Masonry Construction
• Confi ned Space Entry
• Cranes & Derrick Safety
• Demolition
• Hazard Communication/Employee Right-to-Know
• Hearing Conservation
• Material Handling
• Personal Protective Equipment (can including Respiratory Protection training & Fit testing)
• Scaffolding Safety Requirements for Supervisors & Users
• Stairway & Ladder Safety
• Steel Erection
• Trenching & Excavations
• Welding & Cutting Safety
• Health & Safety Programs (can include subjects like accident investigation, job safety analysis, & site inspections)

Cost: $675 (members) | $1,012 (Non-AGC Members)

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OSHA 500 Trainer Course for the Construction Industry
This course is designed for personnel interested in teaching the 10 and 30-hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on the topics required in the 10 and 30-hour programs, as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Program, to conduct both a 10 and 30-hour construction safety and health course and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.
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Prerequisites: Course OTI 510 and five years of construction safety experience. (Contact CAGC for local 510 course schedules, and online 510 options.) A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certifi ed Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in the applicable training area may be substituted for two years of experience.) Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend OTI 502 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

Recommended For:
This event is designed for persons interested in developing safety and health programs in the construction industry instruct the OSHA 10 & 30 hour courses.

Additional Information:
Outreach trainers are required by Federal OSHA to attend Course OTI 502 at least once every four years to maintain trainer status.

Cost: $745 (members) | $745 (Non-members)

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The Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Ed Center is the sponsoring education center for this course.


OSHA 502 Update for Construction Outreach Trainers
Don't let your OSHA 500 trainer status lapse! This workshop is designed for personnel who have completed the OTI 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the construction industry and who are active trainers in the outreach program. It provides an update on topics such as OSHA construction standards, policies and regulations. Construction industry outreach trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain trainer status.
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About This Event:

Prerequisite: OTI 500
Student must bring his/her current trainer's card for validation. If your card has expired by more than 90 days, you must take OTI 500.

Recommended For:
Current Construction Outreach trainers who have completed OTI 500 previously, and are in need of a four-year update.

You Will:
• Recommend current OSHA construction requirements and policies
• Describe new or revised construction standards
• Identify training material resources
• Apply techniques and resources used by other construction outreach trainers
• Renew their statuses as an outreach OSHA trainer for the construction industry

Topics Covered Include:
• Construction safety practices
• New construction standards
• OSHA construction requirements

Cost: $575 (members) | $575 (Non-members)

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Professional Crane Operator Course and Certification
Every mobile crane operator must be nationally certified in North Carolina beginning October 1, 2011! The rest of the country will be following soon, don't wait until the last minute. Carolinas AGC's Professional Crane Operator Course is designed for those crane operators interested in becoming a Certified Crane Operator through a nationally accredited crane certification. On day 4 of the training, the nationally accredited NCCER written exams will be offered.
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About this event:
Carolinas AGC's Professional Crane Operator Course is designed as a preparatory course for those crane operators interested in becoming a Certifi ed Crane Operator through a nationally accredited crane certification. On day 4 of the training, the nationally accredited NCCER or CCO crane certification written exams will be offered. When you register for the course, information will be sent to you on how to register for one of the national certifications. Be aware that CCO testing requires that the test application be sent in at least 2 weeks before the test date. Students will receive information on how to obtain the practical portion of each certification after you have passed the written tests. Options for the hands on or practical portion of the certifications will be given during the course. To learn more about each one of these written certifi cations visit our website at www.cagc.org, click on Safety & Health, then safety training. There will be a link there with more information on the crane operator training and testing options.

Recommended for:
Call Bill Stricker for details at (704)372-1450 ext. 5213 or email to: bstricker@carolinasagc.org.

You will:
• Learn about the applicable OSHA, ANSI, and PCSA standards as they relate to mobile cranes.
• Learn to read and interpret crane load charts
• Understand proper test taking skills needed to pass certification exams
• Learn how to safely operate mobile cranes.

Topics include:
• Module 1: Rules and Regulations
• Module 2: Site Review and Set Up
• Module 3: Operations
• Module 4: Conditions Affecting Operation
• Module 5: Basic Rigging and Wire Rope
• Module 6: Maintenance and Inspection
• Module 7: Load Charts
• Module 8: Crane Types

Crane types covered:
• Lattice Crawler
• Truck Mounted Crawler
• Large Telescopic
• Small Telescopic

Cost: $1250 (Members)| $1875 (Non-members). One ertification written exam fees included in fee. Practicals are additional.

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NCCER/NACB Crane Practical Examiner Certification
Certification of Mobile Crane Operators through a Nationally Accredited Certification Program is here to stay, and will be required for every crane operator in North Carolina 2014! Complete this course, and if you have operators that have passed the written NCCER crane exams, you can administer the practical exams to your own employees or others, on their own cranes, at your convenience.
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Trench Competent Person and Soil Mechanics
Take the same course that has been used to train NC OSHA compliance officers for the last 20 years! This course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Did you know? Trench cave-ins are the leader in prosecution of contractors for criminally negligent homicide, and involuntary manslaughter.
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About this event:
Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and un-shored slopes and walls of excavations. Excavation is the most dangerous of all construction operations. More workers are killed or seriously injured in and around excavations than in other phases of construction work, and that's why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires a competent person to oversee all excavation and trenching jobsites. The competent person must have specifi c training in, and be knowledgeable about, soil analysis, the use of protective systems, and the requirements of OSHA Subpart P.

Recommended for:
Intended for construction, utility workers, supervisors, or anyone working in or around trenches and other types of excavations that may be designated as a "Competent Person". This 8-hour course instructs the student in the identifi cation of hazards, soils and analysis, use of protective systems and regulatory requirements.

You will:
Gain the knowledge required to be designated by you employer as a "Competent Person." during trench and excavation operations.

Topics will include:
• OSHA subpart P
• Pre-evacuation procedures
• trenching and shoring methods
• soil classification
• equipment ventilation
• entry/exit procedure
• monitoring and communications

Cost: $199 (members) | $298 (Non-members)

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Scaffolding Competent Person
The Scaffold Competent Person Safety Course is designed to provide the necessary information needed to comply with the Competent Person training requirements as described in OSHA 1926 Subpart L regulations for Scaffolds. OSHA requires that every scaffold being inspected, erected, altered, or dismantled must be done by or under the supervision of a competent person.
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Recommended for:
This course is recommended for Scaffold Erectors/Workers, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Project Managers, Foremen, Safety Managers and other supervisory, management or key personnel responsible for supervising or managing scaffold related activities on construction, renovation & maintenance projects.

You will:
Gain the knowledge required to be designated by you employer as a "Competent Person." during scaffolding operations.

Topics will include:
The course includes an in depth review of the Subpart L Scaffold regulations for various scaffolds including Tubular Welded Frame Scaffolds, Systems Scaffolds and Tube & Coupler Scaffolds. The course also includes a short hands-on practical exercise to familiarize participants with basic scaffold erection procedures. Our course is presented in a fun and easy to understand format that engages the participants.

Cost: $199 (members) | $298 (Non-members)

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