We offer two avenues to attend safety courses in order to achieve your goals, however most courses are available in residency.  Courses can be applied towards a safety certification and / or a degree.

Our safety program is a competency-based program and represents a path for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the workplace safety profession.  This program is intended to be practical, real-world, and application-based, that revolves around OSHAs 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards.  This is a foundation of a sound, empirically based education that meet the needs for current and future safety leaders. The principal competencies of this program focus on knowledge, skills, and abilities in safety, health and environmental profession.

OS1020: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

  • Overview

    This course is designed to provide the First Responder with the ability to analyze a hazardous materials incident, plan a response within the capabilities of available personnel and equipment, and implement the planned response to favorably change outcomes, evaluate the progress of the planned response and terminate an incident.

    The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) apply to five distinct groups of employers and their employees. This includes any employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances– including hazardous waste–and who are engaged in one of the following operations as specified by 1910.120(a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65(a)(1)(i-v):

    • Clean-up operations–required by a governmental body, whether federal, state, local, or other involving hazardous substances– that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites;
    • Corrective actions involving clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) as amended (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.);
    • Voluntary clean-up operations at sites recognized by federal, state, local, or other governmental body as uncontrolled hazardous waste sites;
    • Operations involving hazardous wastes that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities regulated by Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 264 and 265 pursuant to RCRA, or by agencies under agreement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement RCRA regulations; and
    • Emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of release of, hazardous substances regardless of the location of the hazard.
    • Who should attend: Any 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.
  • Curriculum
    • HAZWOPER Regulations Chemical
    • Terms and Concepts
    • Hazard Communication
    • Incident Command System
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Decontamination
    • Department of Transportation and Safety Considerations
    • Spill containment
    • Instrumentation
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

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OS1050: Occupational Health and Safety Fundamentals

  • Overview

    The Occupational Health & Safety Fundamentals course is informative health & safety course offering a clear picture of the responsibilities and liabilities for workplace safety while providing a better understanding of OSHA regulations.

    Purpose

    To provide a base of knowledge for the practical application of:

    • Health & Safety principles and practices for the protection of personnel, the environment, and organizational equipment
    • Organizational improvement practices to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of general industry workers

    What You Will Learn

    The Business of Regulatory Compliance

    • The morality of Workplace Safety in Business. The life blood of any business – The Worker. The moral responsibility of sending them home whole and healthy at the end of a work day
    • Why Safety is also important to the bottom line (convincing the boss)
    • What the Courts Expect
    • Steps you can take to help you reduce/eliminate OSHA fines
    • Keys to Understanding OSHA compliance, how to perform your own OSHA inspection, and how to work with OSHA after an Inspection
    • Fast Sources of Safety Information and how to stay abreast of ever changing regulations
    • Seeing your facility through the OSHA Inspectors eyes
    • Plans, Programs and Policies that you can modify for site specific customization helping you establish a safer work environment
    • Understanding the Code to Federal Regulations

    Why Attend?

    • Understand what OSHA compliance means
    • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (OSS) certifications designation
    • Available on-line or resident
    • Up to 8 weeks to complete the course online
    • Reduce costly injuries and illness in the workplace

    Who should attend?

    • Safety Managers
    • Risk Managers
    • Human Resources Professionals
    • Safety Committee Members
    • Facilities and Plant Managers
    • Department Heads
    • General Managers
  • Curriculum

    This course is divided into three separate volumes to allow for easier studying.

    • Introduction to OSHA
    • Understanding Chemicals
    • Basic Toxicology
    • Hazard Communication
    • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
    • Introduction to Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
    • Permit-Required Confined Spaces
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
    • Ergonomics
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Occupational Noise Exposure
    • Fire Protection and Emergency Action Plans
    • Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
    • Hand and Portable Powered Tools
    • Machine Safeguarding
    • Electricity
    • Fall Protection and Walking / Working Surfaces
    • OSHA Recordkeeping
    • Welding, Cutting and Brazing
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00 (Online Pilot $395.00)

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Registration Open through 1/3/2020 for Online Pilot Course

    Start Date: 1/27/2020

    End Date: 3/20/2020

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    If you are more interested in attending the resident course, please complete the Resident Enrollment form.

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OS1060: Risk Management / Professional Safety Auditor (PSA)

  • Overview

    The Professional Safety Auditor Course provides the tools necessary to identify and eliminate hazards in the workplace. Students will be able to methodically asses the workplace for potential hazards for human injury through detailed analysis and discovery, determine proper abatement methods to remove, isolate or reduce hazards and provide equipment for employee protection.

    The students will also understand the importance on the inspection process to continually monitor the workplace to ensure proper maintenance and compliance to procedures and ensure existing hazards controls are functioning adequately.

    Purpose

    To provide a base of knowledge for the practical application of:

    • Identifying and determining hazards
    • Monitoring facilities, equipment, processes and procedures for ongoing hazard identification
    • Effectiveness and efficiency of general industry workers

    Why Attend PSA Workshop!

    • Techniques to conducting Job Hazard Analysis
    • Learn ways to eliminate and prevent hazards in the workplace
    • Discover circumstances, situations, equipment, or materials that may harm a person
    • Reduce workers’ compensation costs
    • Increase worker productivity
    • Types of site safety inspections
    • How to identify and record potential and actual hazards
    • Ways to conduct safety inspections
    • Learn factors that contribute to accidents and incidents
    • Means of accident and incident prevention
    • Accident mitigation
    • Identify and implement countermeasures that contain risks
    • Incident/Accident Investigation Techniques

    Who Should Attend!

    • Safety Managers
    • Risk Managers
    • Human Resources Professionals
    • Safety Committee Members
    • Facilities and Plant Managers
    • Department Heads
    • General Managers
  • Curriculum
    • Risk Management Analysis
    • Develop a Hazard Analysis
    • Hazard Abatement
    • Hazard Identification Methods
    • Four Types of Hazard Analysis
    • The Hierarchy of Hazard Controls
    • The Safety Management System
    • Performing the Job Hazard Analysis
    • Assessments and Types of Inspections
    • About Workplace Safety Inspections
    • Preparing and Conducting an Inspection
    • Reviewing and Reporting
    • Follow-Up and Review
    • The Initial Investigation at the Accident Scene
    • Managing the Accident Investigation
    • Collecting and Analyzing Data
    • Developing Conclusions and Judgments of Need
    • Reporting the Results
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: Completion of the OHS Fundamentals or equivalent.

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Enroll

OS1070: Injury Illness Prevention Program

  • Overview

    This course Discusses the need for an effective Written Safety Program and Policies OSHA’s requirement for such a program, and the various activities required to comply with the program’s four major elements. Students will also develop one individual written policy and participate in a group written policy.

    Who should attend: Those who are responsible for developing safety programs and procedures.

  • Curriculum
    • Written Programs Introduction
    • Safety Management System
    • Safety Culture
    • Safety and Health Program Elements
  • Tuition

    Prerequisite: Occupational Health and Safety Fundamentals or equivalent

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Intermediate

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OS1080: Instructor Development Course

  • Overview

    Learn to analyze the requirements of an organization for training needs; develop goals and objectives for a safety-training program; adult training methodology and implement a safety training session; and determine a training evaluation plan. They also develop and improve their skills in applying the teaching-learning process and giving effective presentations.

    Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be able to analyze the requirements of an organization for training needs; develop goals and objectives for a safety-training program; adult training methodology and implement a safety training session; and determine a training evaluation plan. They also develop and improve their skills in applying the teaching-learning process and giving effective presentations.

    Who should attend: Anyone who is interested in developing and providing safety training

  • Curriculum
    • Foundation of Instructional Design
    • Course Development Process
    • Foundation of Measurement and Evaluation
    • Delivery Instruction
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: Completion of the OHS Fundamentals or equivalent.

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Intermediate

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OS1100: Industrial Hygiene for Safety Professionals

  • Overview

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge necessary to safely evaluate employee’s exposure to a variety of environmental hazards.  The student will be able to define chemical terms and concepts associated with workplace exposure limits, understand toxicology implications of hazardous material exposure, perform personal and area noise surveys, air monitoring, and ventilation surveys.

    Major topics covered in this course are basic chemistry and toxicology, anatomy and physiology, air sampling, occupational noise, risk assessments, and statistical considerations.

  • Curriculum
    • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
    • Basic Chemistry / Toxicology
    • Occupational Hazards & Exposure Limits
    • Indoor Air Quality / Air Sampling
    • Ergonomics / Temperature Extremes
    • Ventilation Systems and Surveys
    • Occupational Noise / Personal Protective Equipment
    • Risk Assessments
    • Ionizing and Nonionizing Radiation
    • Statistical Considerations / Analytical Methods
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: Completion of the OHS Fundamentals or equivalent.

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Intermediate

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OS1120: Legal Aspect of Occupational Health and Safety

  • Overview

    This course provides a comprehensive study of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  Review of employer’s legal responsibility and proactive measures to ensure compliance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause.

  • Curriculum
    • Overview of the OSH Act
    • Rulemaking Process
    • Voluntary Self Audits / Inspections and Investigations
    • Recordkeeping
    • Employee and Employer Rights / Whistleblower Protection and Refusal to Work
    • OSHA Citations / Criminal Enforcement / Judicial Review
    • OSHA Approved State Plans
    • Imminent Danger Inspections
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

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OS1140: Fire Prevention

  • Overview

    This course covers basic fire safety principles, including the recognition and prevention of potential fire hazards and proper emergency procedures such as fire extinguisher operation and maintenance.  Provide participants with knowledge of fire in the workplace and an understanding of how to undertake a fire risk assessment.  Information required by OSHA’s Workplace Fire Protection Program, including employer’s responsibilities, exit plans, firefighting equipment, and training to prevent fire, death, and injury is also covered.

  • Curriculum
    • Introduction to Fire Prevention in the Private Sector
    • Principles of Fire
    • Causes and Prevention of Fires
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Developing a Preparedness Plan
    • Industrial Fire Brigade Training and Operations
    • Fire Safety Risk Assessment
    • Storage and Handling of Hazardous Materials
    • Safety Considerations for Hot Work
    • Fire Safety Practical Application
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Enroll

OS1150:Environmental Management

  • Overview

    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the U.S. legal system role in the protection of the environment.  Understand the various environmental regulatory requirements to include RCRA, CERCLA, CAA, SARA, and CWA.  The student will be able to define and discuss environmental site assessments techniques, identify concepts for pollution prevention, identify the hazards and safety precautions for hazardous materials, knowledgeable understanding of emergency response and incident command.  The student will be able to demonstrate effective an environmental site assessment and know the importance of plans programs policies and procedures that are site specific to hazards identified.

    Major topics covered in this course are introduction to environmental law, environmental regulations, basic chemistry and toxicology, environmental site assessments, overview of OSHAs HAZWOPER standards, and hazardous waste management.

  • Curriculum
    • Environmental Law
    • Environmental Regulations
    • Environmental Assessments
    • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

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OS1160: Construction Safety

  • Overview

    This course provides the participants with an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards relevant to the construction industry.  Among the subjects covered in the program are: an introduction to OSHA, stuck by, and caught in/between, excavations, electrical safety, health hazards, walking and working surfaces, stairs and ladders, tool – hand and power, personal protective equipment, fall protection and safety and health programs.  Students will receive a 30-hr Construction Safety and Health Outreach Card.

  • Curriculum
    • Introduction to OSHA
    • Focus Four: struck-by, fall prevention, electrocution, caught-in or -between
    • Health Hazards in Construction
    • Cranes and Excavations
    • Scaffolds, Stairways and Ladders
    • Materials Handling, Storage, Use, and Disposal
    • Tools – Hand and Power / Personal Protective Equipment
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Welding and Cutting
    • Managing Safety and Health
  • Tuition

    Prerequisites: None

    Tuition: $695.00

    Length: 40 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Enroll

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