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First Aid, CPR, AED

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA Instructor for their entire learning experience.

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

Flagger Certification ATSSA - English or Spanish

ATSSA Authorized Instructor led training. Persons performing the duties of a flagger are required to be trained and properly equipped to perform their jobs according to the most recent addition of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). State Certification may be required by contract, and the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) is a recognized certification by the Department of Transportation. This 4-hour course is designed to satisfy Federal, State and Local flagger certification requirements.

Chicago Scaffold Card

Scaffolding Information
When is a scaffolding permit required in the City of Chicago?
A scaffolding permit is required when scaffolding is being used in a building in the City of Chicago that is either (1) located anywhere within the central business district*, and is over forty (40) feet above grade or (2) any building over eighty (80) feet above grade.

Confined Space Safety Training

Confined Space or Permit Required Confined Space. Requirements per 29CFR1920.146 (General Industry) and 29CFR1926.1200 (Construction). This training covers definitions, permits, and the duties of the Supervisor, Attendant, Entrants, and Rescue and Emergency Services.

Electrical Safety Training

This class will provide participants with an overview of OSHA regulations per CFR1926.400 

After completing this class, participants will be able to recognize electrocution hazards in construction, specifically:

  • Identify major electrocution hazards
  • Describe types of electrocution hazards
  • Protection from electrocution hazards
  • Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from electrocution hazards.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Fork Lift Safety Training

Most powered industrial truck accidents are a result of inadequate operator training, and OSHA now has strict training requirements for all forklift operators. Hazards addressed but not limited to: • Occupational Safety and Health Act • Stability of Powered Industrial Trucks • Capacity Plates • Determining the Maximum Safe Load • Forklift Safety Procedures w/checklist

Hazard Communication GHS

The second most cited violation. OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard GHS - Globally Harmonized System of Classification & Labeling of Chemicals “Exposure to hazardous chemicals is one of the most serious dangers facing American workers today,” said Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. “Revising OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard will improve the quality, consistency and clarity of hazard information that workers receive, making it safer for workers to do their jobs and easier for employers to stay competitive in the global marketplace.”

Managing Cultural Differences

Communication with a diverse work force can be problematic resulting in Unsafe Work Conditions, OSHA Citations, or worse... accdicents and deaths - data shows that the Latino Workforce is 35% more likely to have casualties on the job site. This series of classes address the cultural communication equation, enlightening management to proven methods and solutions.

 

Scaffold Safety Training

All Workers, Supervison, Management, Engineers must be trained before using a Scaffold!

CHOICE OF 3 TRAINING COURSES:

  • 4 Hour Scaffold Hazard Awareness training is the minimum safety knowledge for scaffold workers.
  • 8 Hour Scaffold Safety Training for the Competent Person - a Competent Person is required when erecting or dismantling scaffold, and should inspect the scaffold before each workshift  work.
  • Chicago Scaffold Card - The identification card shall include a photograph of the student’s face, and shall include the following information: the student’s name, the student’s building trade, the institution’s name, the date the course was completed, expiration date, and the type(s) of scaffolding that the student has been trained. This ID Card is required when scaffolding is being used in a building in the City of Chicago that is either (1) located anywhere within the central business district*, and is over forty (40) feet above grade or (2) any building over eighty (80) feet above grade.

Silica Safety Compliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule is comprised of two standards, one for Construction and one for General Industry and Maritime. OSHA estimates that the rule will save over 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year, once its effects are fully realized.

Stairways and Ladders

In this course, participants will learn about the safety regulations regarding stairways and ladders per CFR1926 Subpart X

Participants will learn industry terms, types of ladders, inspections, safe practices and achieve an understanding of the rules and procedures of stairway and ladder usage in the construction industry.