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The Global Occupational Safety and Health Academy conducts a wide range of online and instructor-led occupational safety and health courses for safety professionals and workers in various trades.  Instructor-led training classes are conducted at our facilities located in Schaumburg, Illinois, USA.  Please see the schedule below for a listing of courses, dates, and locations.  Sign up for our email list to receive notifications about new course offerings and class dates.  To request on-site or customized training, click here.  

 

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#100 Series Introductory Level Courses

These introductory level training courses are intended for entry-level workers as an orientation to hazards that are most frequently encountered and most dangerous at a specific type of workplace or job site.  The focus is on hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card. 

 

#100 Introductory Construction Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Fall Hazards, Electrical Safety, Caught-In or Between Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, Ladders and Stairways, Personal Protective Equipment, and Tool Safety.  The elective topics are: Excavation and Trenching Safety, Health Hazards in Construction, and Scaffold Safety.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Construction Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.5  CEUs: 0.9 

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #100, CLICK HERE.

#101 Introductory General Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of five hours of mandatory topics and three hours of elective topics.  The mandatory topics include: Slips, Trips, and Falls; Electrical Safety; Personal Protective Equipment; Exit Hazards; Machine Guarding; Hazardous Materials; and Ergonomics.  The elective topics are: Heat Stress; Motor Vehicles, Fork Lifts and Powered Industrial Trucks; Fire Protection and Prevention; Housekeeping; Ladders and Stairways; and Tool Safety.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75  CEUs: 0.9 

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #101, CLICK HERE.

         

#102 Introductory Healthcare Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on healthcare safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of some general safety topics, combined with several topics specific to healthcare and laboratory work scenarios.  This include instruction on each of the following topics: Bloodborne Pathogens; Electrical Safety; Ergonomics; Hazard Communication; Personal Protective Equipment; Respiratory Protection; Safe Lifting; and Walking and Working Surfaces.  The electives topics are: Fire Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Abuse; Hazardous Materials; Contamination Hazards; Tuberculosis; Workplace Violence, and Guarding Against COVID-19.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 9.25  CEUs:  0.9

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online

To register for Course #102, CLICK HERE.

 

#103 Introductory Distribution & Delivery Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on distribution and delivery safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of general safety topics specifically related to the work done by warehouse and logistics personnel, delivery drivers, and couriers.  The topics include:  Safe Driving; Safe Lifting; Ergonomics; Housekeeping and Managing Debris; Ladder Safety; Materials Handling Safety; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Walking and Working Surfaces; Warehouse Safety; Exit Hazards; Loading Dock Safety; Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety; Manual Pallet Jack Safety; Motor Vehicles, Fork Lifts, and Powered Industrial Trucks; and Heat Stress.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8.75  CEUs: 0.9

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #103, CLICK HERE.

 

#104 Introductory Public Sector Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in the workplace and on the job site.  The course is composed of general and construction safety topics specifically related to the work done by municipal and public works employees at the city, county, and state level.  Topics include: Personal Protective Equipment; Electrical Safety; Fall Protection; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Caught-In or Between Hazards; Struck-By Hazards; Tool Safety; Machine Guarding; Hazard Communication / GHS; Lock-Out/Tag-Out; Ladders and Stairways; Aerial Lifts; Excavation and Trenching Safety; and Heat Stress.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75  CEUs: 0.9      

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #104, CLICK HERE.

#106 Introductory Office Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in office and remote workplace environments.  The topics include: Office Safety; Hazard Recognition; Safety Housekeeping & Accident Prevention; Electrical Safety; Slips, Trips & Falls; Office Ergonomics; Safe Lifting ; Back Safety in Office Environments; Computer Workstation Safety; Indoor Air Quality; Fire Prevention in the Office; Evacuation Procedures; First Aid; Conflict Resolution in the Office; Working from Home; and Coronavirus: Guarding Against COVID-19.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8.75  CEUs: 0.9     

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #106, CLICK HERE.

#107 Introductory Hospitality Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in hospitality workplace environments.  The topics include: Ergonomics; Hazard Recognition; Safety Housekeeping & Accident Prevention; Electrical Safety; Slips, Trips & Falls; Safe Lifting; Workplace Stress; Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety; Indoor Air Quality; Back Safety in Industrial Environments; Evacuation Procedures; Industrial Fire Prevention; Workplace Violence; Hazard Communication in the Hospitality Industry; and Coronavirus: Guarding Against COVID-19.  This online version also includes a bonus module: Safety Orientation.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.  Contact hours: 8.5  CEUs: 0.9    

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #107, CLICK HERE.

#108 Introductory Manufacturing Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides basic instruction on safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and avoidance in a manufacturing workplace.  The course is composed of safety topics specifically related to the work done by manufacturing personnel.  This includes the following topics: Safety Housekeeping and Accident Prevention; Fire Prevention; Hazard Communication; Ergonomics; Safe Lifting; Lock-Out Tag-Out; Electrical Safety; Machine Guard Safety; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Eye Safety; Fork Lifts, and Powered Industrial Trucks; Hand and Power Tool Safety; Indoor Air Quality; and Walking and Working Surfaces.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also be eligible to purchase separately a course completion wallet card.  Contact hours: 8.75  CEUs: 0.9      

 

Tuition: $89

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #108, CLICK HERE.

#200 Series Intermediate and Advanced Level Courses

These intermediate level training courses are intended for experienced workers or those individuals with some safety responsibility.  This may include a variety of personnel such as supervisors, foremen, managers, team leaders, and project managers.  The focus is on hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.  

#200 Intermediate Construction Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace and on the job site.  This course may be more appropriate for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility. This course is composed of 15 hours of mandatory topics and nine hours of electives topics.  This includes in-depth instruction on the following hazard topics: Fall Hazards, Electrical Safety, Caught-In or Between Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, Ladders and Stairways, Personal Protective Equipment, Tool Safety, and Health Hazards in Construction.  Mandatory topics focused on hazard abatement, control, and prevention include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors; and Safety and Health Regulations.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.    Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4   

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#201 Intermediate General Worker Safety

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, avoidance, control, abatement, and prevention in the workplace and on the job site.  This course may be more appropriate for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility. This course is composed of 15 hours of mandatory topics and nine hours of electives topics.  This includes in-depth instruction on the following hazard topics: Slips, Trips, and Falls, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Exit Hazards, Machine Guarding, Hazardous Materials, Ergonomics, and Industrial Hygiene.  Mandatory topics focused on hazard abatement, control, and prevention include Orientation to Safety and Health; Managing Safety and Health; Recordkeeping; Safety Leadership; Managing Subcontractors; and Safety and Health Regulations.  Upon successful completion of these courses, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge for each topic.  Students will also receive a course completion wallet card.    Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4       

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#230 Advanced Construction Worker Safety

This 30-hour course provides advanced instruction on construction safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, prevention, abatement, and control in the workplace and on the job site.  This course is designed for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility.  

 

This course covers Hazard Recognition and First Aid, and includes in-depth instruction on the following construction safety and health hazards: Falls; Electrical; Arc Flash; Fire Prevention; Tool Safety; Caught-In or Between; Struck-By; Trenching & Shoring; Safe Lifting; Confined Space Entry; Compressed Gas Cylinders; Health Hazards in Construction; Lead Exposure; Hearing Conservation; Asbestos; Silica; Heat Stress; Suspended Scaffolding; Supported Scaffolding; Personal Protective Equipment; Eye Safety; Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety; Aerial Lifts; Scissor Lifts; Rigging; Cranes; Forklift/Powered Industrial Trucks; Work Zone Safety; and Hazardous Materials. 

 

Additional topics  focused on Safety Leadership include Safety and Health Management; Recordkeeping; Injury and Illness Prevention Programs; Safety Audits; Accident Investigation; and Emergency Planning.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic, and be eligible to receive a course completion wallet card.

 

Contact hours: 30  CEUs: 3.0

Tuition: $199

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #230, CLICK HERE.

#231 Advanced General Worker Safety

This 30-hour course provides advanced instruction on general safety and health hazard awareness, identification, recognition, prevention, abatement, and control in the workplace and on the job site.  This course is designed for experienced workers or individuals with some safety or supervisory responsibility.

 

This course covers Hazard Recognition and First Aid, and includes in-depth instruction on the following general safety and health hazards: Falls; Electrical; Arc Flash; Fire Prevention; Tool Safety; Machine Guarding; Lock-Out/Tag-Out; Confined Space Entry; Compressed Gas Cylinders; Welding; Hot Work and Permitting; Ergonomics; Heat Stress; Industrial Hygiene; Hearing Conservation; Asbestos; Silica; Indoor Air Quality; Safe Lifting; Lead Exposure; Respiratory Protection; Supported Scaffolding; Personal Protective Equipment; Eye Safety; Scissor Lifts; Rigging; Cranes; Forklift/Powered Industrial Trucks; and Hazardous Materials.

 

Additional topics  focused on Safety Leadership include Safety and Health Management; Recordkeeping; Injury and Illness Prevention Programs; Safety Audits; Accident Investigation; Emergency Planning; Evacuation Procedures; and Fleet Safety.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic, and be eligible to receive a course completion wallet card.

Contact hours: 30  CEUs: 3.0

Tuition: $199

Location: Online  *Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

To register for Course #231, CLICK HERE.

#300 Series Intermediate Level Courses

These eight-hour intermediate level training courses are available to meet the needs of workers and safety professionals who need more detailed instruction in a specific topic area.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge.

#300 Safety and Health Programs

Course Description:  This course covers the effective implementation of a company's safety and health management system. The course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system and those central issues that are critical to each element's proper management. This course is an interactive training session focusing on class discussion and workshops. Upon course completion students will have the ability to evaluate, develop, and implement an effective safety and health management system for their company.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8 

 

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022 

Time:  8:00-4:30  

Tuition: $179

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

To register for Course #300, CLICK HERE.

#301 Lockout Tagout

Course Description:  This course covers the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program, or Lockout Tagout for the protection of workers while performing servicing and maintenance activities on machinery and equipment. Course topics include types of hazardous energy, detecting hazardous conditions, implementing control measures as they relate to the control of hazardous energy, developing and implementing energy control programs including written isolation procedures, training of authorized and affected employees, and periodic inspection of energy control procedures. Upon course completion the student will have the ability to explain the importance of energy control programs, procedures, training, audits and methods of controlling hazardous energy.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8 

 

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time:  8:00-4:30  

Tuition: $179

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

To register for Course #301, CLICK HERE.

#304 Disaster Site Worker Safety

Course Description:    This course provides intermediate instruction on the safety and health hazards associated with disaster site cleanup. It provides instruction for second responder personnel 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 outlines the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites.  Participants will be able to inspect, don, and doff air-purifying respirators.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8  

 

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022  Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $299

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

To register for Course #304, CLICK HERE.

 

#305 Hazardous Materials

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on hazards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping, and use of electrical equipment in hazardous locations are also discussed. Upon course completion students will have the ability to determine hazardous (classified) locations, and proper moving, storing, and handling of hazardous materials.   

Contact hours: 8, CEUs: 0.8    

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#306 Ergonomics

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting. Upon course completion students will have the knowledge to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer's ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#308 Accident Investigation

Course Description:  This course covers an introduction to intermediate accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. Course topics include reasons for conducting accident investigations, employer responsibilities related to workplace accident investigations, and a six-step accident investigation procedure. The target audience is the employer, manager, employee or employee representative who is involved in conducting accident and/or near-miss investigations.  Upon course completion students will have the basic skills necessary to conduct an effective accident investigation at the workplace.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8 

 

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Time:  8:00-4:30  Tuition: $179

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

To register for Course #308, CLICK HERE.

 

#312 Intermediate NFPA 70E Safety Standard Compliance

Course Description:  This course provides intermediate instruction on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E industry standard regarding electrical safety requirements in the workplace.  NFPA 70E is an industry-recognized safety standard that is utilized by employers and employees in compliance with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K.  The course covers electrical safety-related work practices, required personal protective equipment (PPE), warning labels, and Lockout Tagout procedures.  The course also includes NFPA 70E guidelines and practices that aim to reduce the exposure of workers to major electrical hazards like shock, arc flash, arc blast, and fire ignition.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8 

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#330 HAZWOPER Refresher

Course Description:  Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) applies to any employees who are exposed to hazardous substances and who are engaged in several operations including clean-up, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.  Workers involved in an emergency response operation dealing with hazardous waste and workers who perform duties at waste sites where hazardous contamination are also expected to be fully trained and protected.  This course provides a HAZWOPER overview and serves as a refresher for those who have previously completed HAZWOPER training.  This online version also includes a bonus module: HAZWOPER Safety Orientation. 

 

Topics include the following.

  • HAZWOPER Safety Orientation

  • Understanding HAZWOPER

  • Handling Hazardous Materials

  • HAZMAT Labeling

  • HAZWOPER Confined Space Entry

  • HAZWOPER Fire Prevention

  • HAZWOPER Heat Stress

  • HAZWOPER Personal Protective Equipment

  • Electrical Safety in HAZMAT Environments

  • The Emergency Response Plan

  • Safety Data Sheets in HAZWOPER Environments

  • Introduction to HAZWOPER Retraining

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate and a digital badge.  Course completion wallet cards may be purchased separately after successful completion of this course.  Contact hours: 9  CEUs: 0.9

 

Tuition: $59

Location: Online

 

To register for Course #330, CLICK HERE.

#340 Competent Person: Excavation and Trenching

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for participants to be capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards related to excavation and trenching in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees. Specific topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and non-shored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, testing methods and equipment, and use of protective systems. Students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a Global OSHA course completion certificate, digital badge, a Global OSHA Course Completion wallet card to document their training. Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8

 

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 

Time:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM US Central Time

Tuition: $179

 

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

Instructor: John Newquist

 

To register for Course #340, CLICK HERE.

#342 Competent Person: Working at Heights

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for participants to be capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards related to working at heights in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees.  Specific topics include principles of fall protection; components and limitations of fall arrest systems; inspection and use of fall protection equipment; commercial construction fall protection and solutions; training requirements; and developing a fall protection program.  Students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a Global OSHA course completion certificate, digital badge, a Global OSHA Course Completion wallet card to document their training.  Contact hours: 8, CEUs: 0.8  

 

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022 

Time:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM US Central Time

Tuition: $179

 

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

Instructor: John Newquist

To register for Course #342, CLICK HERE.

#343 Competent Person: Confined Space

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for participants to be capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards related to confined spaces in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees.  Specific topics include recognition of confined space hazards; identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces; use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards; ventilation techniques; development and implementation of a confined space program; proper signage; and training requirements.  Students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a Global OSHA course completion certificate, digital badge, a Global OSHA Course Completion wallet card to document their training.  Contact hours: 8, CEUs: 0.8  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#345 Authorized Gas Tester

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for participants to be capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards related to gas testing in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees.  Specific topics include hazards related to flammable and toxic gases; oxygen deficient and enriched atmospheres; OSHA standards & other localized industry requirements; gas testing equipment; testing procedures & frequency; acceptable levels; gas density behaviors; natural buoyancy; calibration requirements.  Students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a Global OSHA course completion certificate, digital badge, and a Global OSHA Course Completion wallet card to document their training.  Authorization is valid for three years. Contact hours: 8.5, CEUs: 0.9

 

Date: Fri/Sat, May 6-7, 2022

Time:  8:30-12:30 U.S. Central time 

Tuition: $179

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

To register for Course #345, CLICK HERE.

#380 Safety Supervision

This course is intended for supervisory personnel with safety responsibility.  The course provides intermediate instruction on primary responsibilities that supervisors have in the area of occupational safety and health for all employees under their supervision.  Topics include Injury and Illness Prevention Programs; Site Safety and Health Plans; Safety Audits; Recordkeeping for Managers and Supervisors; Work Practices and Engineering Controls; Accident Investigation; Emergency Planning; Evacuation Procedures; Introduction to GHS ; Heat Stress; Supported Scaffolding Safety; Asbestos Awareness; Silica Safety; and Coronavirus: Guarding Against COVID-19.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge, and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.  One of the following Global OSHA Courses: #100, #101, #102, #103, #104, #106, #107, or #108. 

Contact hours: 9.0, CEUs: 0.9

Tuition: $159

Location: Online

To register for Course #380, CLICK HERE.

#400 Series Advanced Level Courses

These courses are intended for the experienced worker level, and for safety professionals.  The training expands on hazard recognition and avoidance, and addresses hazard control, abatement and prevention. These courses allow for a more in-depth review and understanding of the subject matter.  These courses are available on request and typically delivered on-site, using the clients’ equipment for hands-on demonstration and instructions as appropriate. 

 

#401 Electrical Safety

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Course topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition, policies, and procedures. Students will participate in workshops on the safe and correct use of electrical testing equipment.  Upon course completion students will have the knowledge to understand the severity of electrical current on the human body, recognize and evaluate actual and potential electrical hazards, determine hazard abatement measures, and understand the proper use of electrical testing equipment.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4     

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#402 Machine Guarding

Course Description:  This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards.  Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (Lockout/Tagout), guarding of portable powered tools, and common machine guarding failures. Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machine safeguarding inspection workshops. Upon course completion students will have the ability to describe common machine hazards and sources of energy, identify resources for assisting with machine guarding issues, and determine methods of control and hazard abatement, and selection of appropriate machine safe guards.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4   

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#407 Scaffolding

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. The course includes information ensuring stable access on scaffolds and the hazards involved with scaffolds. This course discusses supported, rolling, suspending and ladder jack scaffolds.  Students will participate in activities that reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify types of scaffolds and their components, determine safe assembly, use, and disassembly.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4   

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#408 Cranes and Rigging

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction on best practices in cranes and rigging. Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, and determine safe operating conditions.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4     

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

#410 Safety Leadership 

Course Description:  This course provides advanced instruction and addresses the continuous reduction of injuries and illnesses, lost time incidents, and insurance premiums require more than managing a job safety program, it requires leadership vision and values. The course is appropriate for anyone responsible for the safety of others, and covers actions and skills needed to lead an organization to reach safety and health program goals and an effective, sustainable safety effort.  Specific topics include establishing vision and values, key safety behaviors for leaders, safety culture, defining risk vs. hazard, risk recognition, risk understanding, inspecting for hazards, investigating for causes, human error, and decision-making strategies.  It also includes instruction on coaching and motivating employees to foster a safety environment.  The course will help organizations develop a safety vision, gain employee commitment/involvement, and improve morale, quality, and economic performance.  Upon course completion students will be able to demonstrate a better understanding of the actions and methods required for effective safety leadership.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4  

 

Available upon request.  Submit request here.

#430 ASP/CSP Exam Prep

This comprehensive course prepares qualified candidates to pass the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification exams administered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).  This unique crossover course approach capitalizes on the alignment between the exam blueprints and domains to provide an enhanced learning experience for ASP and CSP candidates.

This course consists of live presentation and discussions which provide a comprehensive overview of the exams’ blueprint domains.  Students also engage through self-study assignments, knowledge checks, and review of representative sample questions.  The course includes quizzes on all subjects necessary to prepare students to pass the exams. 

Exam Prep course topics include: Safety and Health Management; Working at Heights; Electrical Hazards; Incident Investigation; Risk Management; Industrial Hygiene; Ergonomics; Fire Protection and Prevention; Combustible Dust; Emergency Preparedness; Math & Science; Machine Guarding; Lockout/Tagout; BCSP Code of Ethics; Fleet Safety; Training & Education; Environmental Management; Excavation and Trenching; Confined Space; U.S. Regulatory Agencies; Standards and Privacy; Legal Liability; and Globally Harmonized System (GHS). 

 

The course also covers the ASP/CSP exam process and there is an end-of-course review which includes test strategies.  Additional materials include a study guide, 700-question sample exam, and prep outline.  Contact hours: 30  CEUs: 3.0  Prerequisite: None

Date: Mon-Fri, July 11-15, 2022 

Time:  8:30 AM - 1:30 PM US Central Time

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

Instructors: Charlie Shields, John Newquist

To register for Course #430, CLICK HERE.

#440 CHST Exam Prep

This course prepares qualified candidates to pass the Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification exam administered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).  The CHST is designed for individuals who demonstrate competency and work part-time or full-time in health and safety activities devoted to the prevention of construction illnesses and injuries. The CHST certification meets national standards for certifications.  It is designed for practitioners who fill job site safety positions on construction projects.  Many construction safety professionals use the CHST as a stepping-stone to greater roles in safety and health and, in some cases, to the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification. 

Exam Prep Course topics include:  Safety Programs, Training Methods and Instructional Materials, Incident Investigation, Excavation, Industrial Hygiene, Confined Space, Emergency Preparedness, Math, Working at Heights, Fire Protection, GHS, Electrical, Cranes, Hoisting and Rigging, Scaffolds, and Respiratory Protection.

This course consists of presentation, sample problems and quizzes, and discussions on the subjects necessary to prepare students to pass the exam. Students participate in a comprehensive overview of the exam blueprint, complete rigorous sample questions, and receive take-home practice quizzes.  Additional materials include a study guide, 400-question sample exam, and prep outline.

Contact hours: 27  CEUs: 2.7

Date: Mon-Fri, October 24-28, 2022

Time:  9:00 AM – 2:00 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

Instructors: Charlie Shields, John Newquist

To register for Course #440, CLICK HERE.

 

 

#500 Series Trainer and Prerequisite Courses

These courses include the trainer authorization courses #500 and #501 (24 contact hours) and prerequisite course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (8 contact hours).  

#500 Construction Safety Trainer Course Webinar

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for individuals to become Global OSHA Authorized Trainers for construction safety.  Curriculum includes presentation skills, Global Outreach Training Program administration, materials development, course facilitation, effective instructional approaches, and conducting hands-on exercises.  Topics include Safety and Health Programs; Design, Delivery, and Evaluation; Working at Heights; Ladder Safety; Scaffolds; Cranes; Excavation & Trenching; Caught-in and Between Hazards; Tool Safety; Struck-By Hazards; Electrical Hazards; Construction Health Hazards; and Personal Protective Equipment.  Upon successful completion, the participant will be awarded status as a Global OSHA Authorized Trainer, receive a Global OSHA trainer card, and be issued a Global OSHA digital badge.  This status enables the trainers to conduct introductory and intermediate level construction worker safety classes through the Global OSHA Outreach Training Program, and request course completion cards for students.  The authorization is valid for four years, at which point trainers are required to complete an update course to maintain their authorized status.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4  

  • Experience Prerequisite: Three years of construction safety experience

  • Training Prerequisite: Course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (available online only)

To register for Prerequisite Course #550, CLICK HERE.

*Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

 

Date: Mon-Fri, August 22-26, 2022

Time:  8:30 AM -1:30 PM US Central Time 

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

To register for the August 22-26, 2022 Course #500 Webinar, CLICK HERE.

#501 General Safety Trainer Course Webinar

Course Description:  This course provides instruction for individuals to become Global OSHA Authorized Trainers for general safety.  Curriculum includes presentation skills, Global Outreach Training Program administration, materials development, course facilitation, effective instructional approaches, and conducting hands-on exercises.  Special emphasis is placed on the mandatory safety and health topics required in the #101 and #201 courses: Slips, Trips, and Falls; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Hazardous Materials; Exit Routes; Electrical Hazards; Machine Guarding; Ergonomic Hazards; and Industrial Hygiene.  Additional topics include safety and health management systems and local requirements for safety and health compliance.  Upon successful completion, the participant will be awarded status as a Global OSHA Authorized Trainer, receive a Global OSHA trainer card, and be issued a Global OSHA digital badge.  This status enables the trainers to conduct introductory and intermediate level construction worker safety classes through the Global OSHA Outreach Training Program, and request course completion cards for students.  The authorization is valid for four years, at which point trainers are required to complete an update course to maintain their authorized status.  Contact hours: 24  CEUs: 2.4

 

  • Experience Prerequisite: Three years of general safety experience

  • Training Prerequisite: Course #550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (available online only)

 

To register for Prerequisite Course #550, CLICK HERE.

*Instructor-led version available upon request.  Submit request here.

Date: Mon-Fri, May 23-27, 2022

Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM US Central Time  

Tuition: $699

Location: Webinar

To register for the May 23-27, 2022 Course #501 Webinar, CLICK HERE.

#550 Fundamentals of Adult Training (Trainer course prerequisite)

Course Description:  This course provides a basic foundation for professional trainers in any industry by addressing fundamental principles and best practices in the training of adult learners.  Topics include instructional design, activity based learning, training technology, effective classroom management, training evaluation, training diverse audiences, and instructor ethics.  Contact hours: 8  CEUs: 0.8

 

Tuition: $299

Location: Online

To register for Prerequisite Course #550, CLICK HERE.

#600 Series Short Courses

Global OSHA short courses are those which are less than eight hours in length and typically focus on a single topic.  These introductory-intermediate level training courses are available to meet the needs of workers and safety professionals who prefer a more concise instruction schedule.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a course completion certificate and be issued a digital badge.

#610 Safe Driving

This course provides basic instruction on safe driving and covers safe driving basics, defensive driving, and distracted driving.  Topics include general safe driving principles, the fundamentals of driving defensively, how to drive safely at night, how to drive safely in adverse weather conditions, how to address road rage, how to safely handle a tire blowout, hazards of multi-tasking and distraction when driving, and tips for handling an emergency when driving.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a course completion certificate, a digital badge for each topic and be eligible to separately purchase a wallet-size course completion card.   Contact hours: 2.0  CEUs: 0.2  

 

Tuition: $39

Location: Online 

To register for Course #610, CLICK HERE.

#615 Qualified Crane Signal Person

This course is intended for any worker required to serve as a Qualified Crane Signal Person. It provides instruction for workers to assure that employers meet the requirements of §1926.1419 Subpart CC for Signal Persons.  Topics include standard terminology; crane characteristics and limitations; signal person responsibilities; when a signal person is required; hand, voice, and audible signals; crane dynamics; clearance requirements for cranes; dangers of side loading; dangers of two-blocking; causes of mobile crane tipping; causes of structural failures; load or fall zone hazards; and working around power lines. This course consists of live presentation and discussion which provides a comprehensive overview of the standard and its requirements. Students also engage through self-paced knowledge checks in the LMS. Students must pass a written exam and a practical exam in order to pass the course.  Upon successful completion of this course, students earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), a Global OSHA course completion certificate, digital badge, and a Global OSHA Course Completion wallet card to document their training.  Contact hours: 4  CEUs: 0.4 

 

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022 

Time:  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM US Central Time

Tuition: $69

 

Location: Instructor-led live webinar

Instructor: John Newquist

 

To register for Course #615, CLICK HERE.