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Occupational safety training courses offered at OSHA Training Center for Northern California businesses

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Courses equip general industry and construction businesses with vital OSHA safety information


WHAT: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District’s OSHA Training Center’s safety courses will provide the following training classes this month.

OSHA 510 - OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
October 5 – October 8 (4 days)
This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

OSHA 511 - OSHA Standards for General Industry
October 12 – October 15 (4 days)
This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

OSHA 500 - Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
October 12 - October 15 (4 days)
This course is designed for personnel in the private sector 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 those topics that are 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 Outreach Program and to conduct both a 10- and 30-hour construction safety and health course and to issue cards to participants verifying course completion.
Prerequisites: Course #510. See website for more details.

OSHA 2045 - Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
October 19 – October 21 (4 days)
This shortened version of #2040 familiarizes the student with various types of common machinery and the related safety standards. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various kinds of machinery and the control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout). The course presents an approach to machinery inspection that enables participants to recognize hazards and to provide options to achieve abatement. These hazards include mechanical motions and actions created by points of operation and other machinery processes. Also included is hands-on training in the laboratories.
Prerequisites: Prerequisite course dependent on sector and classification. See website for more details.

OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
October 26 - October 29 (4 days)
This course addresses industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Topics include permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, OSHA sampling procedures and strategy, workplace health program elements and other industrial hygiene topics. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and a safety and health program workshop.

WHEN:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: CLPCCD OSHA Training Center
5020 Franklin Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588

REGISTER:
For more information and to register for the course visit www.osha4you.com, or call 866/936-OSHA.

ABOUT: The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District operates the only OSHA Training Center in Northern California. Located in Pleasanton, the OSHA Training Center (OTC) offers training services to both experienced and novice safety professionals. OTC training programs are taught by highly qualified instructors who provide up-to-date safety and health information, and instruction on the application of OSHA regulations. OTC offers a variety of core and trainer occupational safety courses as well as onsite training classes for businesses and industry associations. For a schedule of classes or information about on-site classes at your location, visit www.osha4you.com, or call 866/936-OSHA.

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