Courses

The Hazardous Materials course covers OSHA general industry standards and integrates materials from other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to hazardous materials. Included are flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping are covered as well as electrical equipment.
October 22, 2018 to October 25, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This course will provide an overview of common machinery and related OSHA regulations and procedures. 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 laboratory.
November 27, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This course covers the best practices in crane and derrick operation using the OSHA Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule as a guide. 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. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation.
December 11, 2018 to December 13, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respirator program. Topics include terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations. Program highlights include laboratories on respirator selection, qualitative fit testing and the use of a large array of respiratory and support equipment for hands-on training.


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This course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course 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.
September 25, 2018 to September 27, 2018, Alabama Fire College
The focus of this three day course is the OSHA Excavation standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. There will be an overview of practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Knowledge will be gained of various types of shoring. Wood timbers and hydraulics are covered. Hands-on testing methods are demonstrated and a one-day field exercise is conducted, allowing students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.

Topics covered include Excavations; Soil Classification; Sloping and Benching; Timber Shoring for Trenches; Aluminum Hydraulic Shoring for Trenches; Alternatives to Timber Shoring; and Selection of Protective System


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This course covers OSHA Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Topics include single and three phase systems, cord and plug connected, fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety related work practices. Electrical fundamentals are reviewed and their application to the analysis of causal factors in an electrically related accident/fatality. National electrical code and other NFPA codes as well as ASTM and ANSI codes related to electrical safety will be referenced. Students will participate in workshops on the safe and correct use of electrical testing equipment.
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This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an overview of fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA Standards and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program.
September 18, 2018 to September 20, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This four day course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour construction safety and health Outreach Training Program to their employees and other interested groups. Using OSHA Construction Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10 and 30 hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10 and 30 hour Construction Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.

Students who wish to participate as authorized Outreach trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: Students must have completed the 510 OS&H Standards for Construction course and have five years of construction safety and health work experience. Click here to download the form to submit verification of prerequisites.This form must be submitted to the UA OTI Education Center for approval to attend the course.

NOTE: A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designaton, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of work related experience.

Students in Course #500

Required Materials - A current 29 CFR 1926 Regulation Manual is required. You may purchase from UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.

Outreach trainers are required to attend Course # 502 at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status.


October 1, 2018 to October 4, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
November 5, 2018 to November 8, 2018, AGC Mobile
This four day course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour general industry safety and health Outreach training program to their employees and other interested groups. Using the OSHA General Industry Standards as a guide, special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10 and 30 hour programs as well as those which are most hazardous. Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program, to conduct both 10 and 30 hour General Industry Outreach classes, and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion. Students who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: Students must have completed the 511 OS&H Standards for General Industry and have five years of safety and health work experience in general industry. A prerequisite form must be completed and sent to the UA OTI Education Center for approval to attend the course. Click here to download the form to submit verification of prerequisites.

NOTE: A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1910 Regulation book is required. You may purchase from UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.

Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #503 at least once every four years to maintain their trainer status.


October 15, 2018 to October 18, 2018, Bryant Conference Center

This three-day course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry and are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. The course provides an update on OSHA construction standards, policies, and regulations.

Prerequisites: Course #500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry..

NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every >four years to maintain their trainer status.

Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current trainer card or an official transcript showing successful completion of the OSHA #500 Trainer course in OSHA Standards for Consturction from their respective OSHA Trianing Institute Education Center, for verification of trainer status. Send to the Outreach Coordinator, for validation.

Fax to 205 348-3049 or E-Mail to uaosha@ccs.ua.edu

Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1926 Regulation Manual is required. You may purchase from UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.


November 13, 2018 to November 15, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This three-day course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. The course provides an update on OSHA general industry standards, policies and regulations.

Prerequisites: #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry.

NOTE: Outreach trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.

Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current Outreach trainer card or an official transcript showing successful completion of the OSHA 501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry from their respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center for verification of trainer status. Send to the Outreach Coordinator for validation.

Fax to 205 348-3049 or E-Mail to uaosha@ccs.ua.edu

Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1910 Regulation Manual is required. You may purchase from UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.


October 30, 2018 to November 1, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This four day course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in the construction industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards, construction safety and health principles, and special emphasis on those areas in construction which are most hazardous.

Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1926 Regulation Manual is required. You may purchase from the UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.


November 5, 2018 to November 8, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This four day course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in general industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards, general industry principles and special emphasis on those areas in general industry which are most hazardous..

Required Materials: A current 29 CFR 1910 Regulation Manual is required. You may purchase from the UA OTI-ED Center when registering for the class or bring your own. All other materials are provided.


December 3, 2018 to December 6, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This four day course focuses on industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and a safety and health program workshop.
October 8, 2018 to October 11, 2018, Bryant Conference Center
This course is designed for individuals interested in teaching the 10 and 30 hour Maritime safety and health Outreach Training Program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics required in the 10 and 30 hour Outreach Training Programs as well as the most hazardous in the maritime industry using OSHA Maritime Standards as a guide (OSHA 29 CFR 1915; 1917; and 1918). Students are briefed on effective instructional approaches and use of visual aids and handouts.

Course participants who successfully complete the course, successfully prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA maritime industry topic and pass a final exam will become OSHA Authorized Maritime Outreach Trainers, authorized to conduct both the 10 and 30 hour Maritime outreach courses.

Prerequisites: Students must successfully complete the OSHA 5410 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry and have three (3) years maritime industry experience and at least two (2) years of occupational safety and health experience (with broad focus) in any industry, a degree in occupational safety and health from an accredited college or university, certification as an Associated Safety Professional (ASP), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), a Certified Marine Chemist (CMC), or a Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM).

Click here to download the form to submit verification of prerequisites.


October 23, 2018 to October 26, 2018, AGC Mobile
This three-day course is designed for individuals who have successfully completed OSHA course #5400 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry and are active Outreach Training Program trainers. The course updates the OSHA Maritime standards, policies, and regulations.

Prerequisites: Course #5400 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Maritime Industry.

NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.

Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current Outreach Training Program trainer card or an official transcript from the respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center to verify Outreach Training Program trainer authorized status. Send to the Outreach Coordinator, for validation.

Fax to 205 348-3409 or E-Mail to uaosha@ccs.ua.edu


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The OSHA 5410 Maritime Standards Class has been designed for all people working in the Maritime Industry who want to learn more about workplace safety and health recognition. Special emphasis has been placed on areas in the Maritime Industry that are the most hazardous, using the OSHA Maritime CFR as a resource. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to define Maritime terms found in the OSHA Maritime Standards, identify hazards that occur in the Maritime Industry, determine appropriate standards, locate OSHA Maritime Safety and Health Standards, policies and procedures, and describe the use of the OSHA Maritime Standards and Regulations to supplement an on-going safety and health program.
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Collateral Duty for Federal Employees
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This course covers the process to identify, select and properly safeguard machinery to protect employees and others in the work area and deliver appropriate training in safe work practices. Course topics include types of machinery requiring guarding, point of operation, emergency eyewash/shower requirements, hazard communication, OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards violations, and corrective actions.

Upon course completion students will have the ability to explain hazardous actions and motions of various types of machinery, identify methods of safeguarding, and match identified safeguards with the applicable OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards to reduce and eliminate the potential for accidents and injuries.
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This one day course covers OSHA requirements for emergency action and fire protection plans. Course topics include purpose and requirements of emergency action and fire prevention plans, elements of emergency evacuation plans, and features of design and maintenance of emergency exit routes. Students will participate in workshops pertaining to the development of emergency actions plans.

Upon completion of this course students will have the ability to list the elements of an emergency action plan and emergency evacuation floor plans, recognize violations of OSHA exit route requirements, determine whether their organization requires and emergency action plan, and develop and implement workplace emergency action and fire protection plans.
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This one day course covers the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program, or lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) 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 using the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Standard.

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.
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This course covers the hazards posed by combustible dust within gene

Upson course completion the student will have the ability to utilize strategies that assure employee safety in those industries that use or produce materials that generate combustible dust.
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This one-day course covers the development and implementation of Exposure Control Plans (ECP) for healthcare facilities. Course topics include understanding the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, determining potential exposure and methods of control, developing an ECP, vaccinations, exposure incidents, training, and record keeping.

The target audience is the program administrator, manager, or other personnel designated with the responsibility of developing a Bloodborne Pathogens ECP for a healthcare facility.
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This one day course covers common health hazards that are encountered in the workplace. These health hazards include exposure to chemicals, asbestos, silica and lead. Course topics include identification and evaluation of health hazards and their sources of exposure, health hazard information, and engineering and work practice controls.
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American workers are exposed to tens of thousands of chemicals every day. While many of these are suspected of being harmful, only a small number are regulated in the workplace. Proactive, preventative approaches that drive the elimination of chemical hazards at the source and promote the development and adoption of safer alternatives are needed to protect workers from these hazards. In many cases, however, utilizing these approaches can be a complex undertaking. This course will provide participants with information about and hands-on experience with the process for transitioning to safer chemicals, as well as the key methods, tools, and databases that can assist in this process. More specifically, the course will guide participants through OSHA's seven-step substitution planning process for understanding and evaluating chemical use, identifying and assessing alternatives, and implementing those alternatives that are safer.
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This one day course covers the requirements of the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Space Standard. Course topics include safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry, and the evaluation, prevention, and abatement of these hazards. The course covers OSHA requirements; it does not feature workshops (instrumentation, control methods and testing) which are included in the OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry. The course is designed for small employers or a designated representative (line supervisor or manager) with the responsibility to develop a permit-required confined space program.

Upon course completion students will have a basic understanding of confined space hazards, evaluating and abatement of the hazards, and determining when a confined space shall be classified as a permit-required confined space.
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This one-day course covers the evaluation and reduction of noise in the construction industry. Course topics include OSHA construction noise standards, properties of sound, noise-induced hearing loss, noise exposure control, selection and use of hearing protection, conducting sound level surveys, and worker training. Classroom demonstrations of noise instrumentation and hearing protection devices are featured.

The target audience is the construction employer or representative designated with the responsibility to develop a construction noise program. At the conclusion of this course, the student will understand properties of sound and its relationship to noise-induced hearing loss, hearing protection usage, conducting sound level surveys and training workers.
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This course covers the identification, evaluation, prevention and control of fall hazards in the construction industry. The course focuses on falls to a lower level rather than falls to the same level resulting from slips and falls. Course topics include identifying, analyzing, and preventing fall hazards utilizing OSHA Fall Protection Standards.

At the conclusion of the course, students will have an awareness level of identifying fall hazards and methods to control and abate the hazards.
Monday, November 12, 2018, Bryant Conference Center

This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the employer to educate and assign a competent person to the excavation sites. Course topics include understanding and application of definitions relating to the OSHA Excavation Standard, excavation hazards and control measures, soil analysis techniques, protective system requirements and emergency response.

Upon course completion, students will understand the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work and have the knowledge and skills required performing these duties.
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This course provides federal and public sector employees with pertinent information regarding OSHA requirements and guidelines applicable to construction industry activities and operations.

Topics include recognition of major safety and health hazards in the construction industry, prevention strategies, safety and health management systems, OSHA requirements and guidelines, and resources available. The course is an interactive training session focusing on class discussion and workshops. Upon course completion students will have an awareness level of the major construction hazards and prevention strategies.
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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 and effective safety and health management system for thier company.
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This course covers an introduction to basic incident investigation procedures and describes analysis techniques. Course topics include reasons for conducting incident investigations, and a four step incident 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.
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This course covers an introduction to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the OSH Act for owners and managers of small businesses. Course topics include an introduction to OSHA, OSHA Standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety and health program, worker training requirements and assistance available to small business.

Upon course completion students will understand OSHA operations and procedures and how to work with OSHA to prevent or reduce injuries and illnesses in their workplace.
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This four hour course covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify OSHA requirements for recordkeeping, posting and reporting and to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report.
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