Summary of services available
Contact Greg Burkhart, CHST at 419-327-2219.
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OSHA 4 Hour Annual Refresher Class
This training will give employees a 4 hour safety refresher each year on 4 different 1 hour topics. All training is given during the calendar year and changes each January 1st to 4 new topics. On a 4 year term, the OSHA 16 hour class is retaught and refreshed over that time period. Topics include fall protection, confined space, electrical, ladders, PPE, scaffold, trench and excavation, OSHA, hand and power tools, focus 4 hazards and GHS.
OSHA 10 Hour Class
This training is a simple 10 hour class giving a worker awareness training and an overall look at workplace safety. Many companies feel the 10 hour training is the minimum training needed for safety of workers. The training is recognized under OSHA and all participants completing the training will receive the OSHA 10 hour card.
OSHA 16 Hour (expanded 10 Hour) Construction Class
This course teaches construction workers the same as the OSHA 10 hour construction but expands training with 6 additional topics. The 16 hour is viewed as the minimum required training needed for field construction workers in some areas. This training is recognized by Ohio OSHA Area Directors as the 16 hour Safety Training Passport and includes the OSHA 10 hour card with the training. The training topics are the same as the 10 hour with additional safety training topics.
OSHA 30 Hour Class
This course is directed towards supervisors of all levels. With 30 hours of required class time, a student is receiving more advanced training on a lot of the same topics as in the 16 hour class. All training meets the requirements for the OSHA 30 hour topics and times. Some companies require that all foremen, superintendents and leaders invest their time in taking the 30 hour course. With detailed topics, participants receive extensive information on the issues that will protect their crews and workers. Workers receive the OSHA 30 hour card for completion.
First Aid, CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens with AED Class
This training is directed towards any employee and is available for all levels of skill. The class length is typically 5 to 7 hours depending on class size and skill level. The class uses the Medic First Aid program and covers basic first aid, CPR, AED and Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) training. The training is good for 2 years and puts both first aid and CPR on the same training cycle. Blood Borne Pathogens is also included in the training. This training is required by OSHA annually if employees are exposed to bodily fluids. BBP training teaches workers how to protect themselves from exposure to bodily fluids and how to clean up after an incident occurs.
MSHA 8 Hour Annual Refresher
This class is required annually per the Mine Safety and Health Administration; it is mandatory in order for one to work at quarries or mine sites. The class is required for annual training for returning workers. The training covers the Miners Rights, MSHA regulations on various topics and incorporates some OSHA safety training along with it. Attendees will receive the MSHA 5000-23 form which certifies the training. Some additional topics include electrical, PPE, ladders, machinery, fire prevention and hazard communication.
MSHA 24 Hour New Miner Class
This is a required training class for the Mine Safety and Health Administration and is mandatory in order for one to work at quarries or mine sites. The class is required for initial training for workers going to work in the mines and have not worked at a site in the last couple of years. The training covers the Miners Rights, MSHA regulations on various topics and incorporates some OSHA safety training along with it. Attendees will receive the MSHA 5000-23 form which certifies the training. Some additional topics include electrical, PPE, ladders, machinery, fire prevention and hazard communication. Workers can use part of their OSHA training towards the 24 hour training but a minimum of 8 hours must be mine specific.
Confined Space Training
There are four confined space training courses offered that utilizes the mobile confined space simulator. A 4 hour Awareness/Refresher, 8 hour Operations, 12 hour Operations on Supplied Air and the 24 hour Industrial Rescue. This training uses a confined space simulator that allows employees to use all the equipment necessary to work in confined spaces giving hands on training along with classroom instruction. The equipment trained on includes a tripod, blower, 4 gas monitor, fall protection, escape respirators, SCBA, lockout tag-out, retrieval systems and many more tools of the trade. Workers receive certification of completion for each level.
Fire Extinguisher Training
This training will discuss the purpose of a fire extinguisher and educate people about the different types of extinguishers that are available. Basic fire prevention is taught that touches upon the OSHA requirements. Participants are shown how to use an extinguisher and demonstrations performed on live fires. Participants are encouraged to use the extinguisher in live training to become familiar with its characteristics. This training can last anywhere from 2 to 4 hours in length depending on the number of students. Extinguishers are to be provided by the employer.
Aerial Lift Training (Scissors and Articulating)
This is a 4 hour awareness class and educates those who use aerial lifts about the OSHA requirements and proper safe usage. Both scissors and articulating lifts are discussed along with hands on portion of the class that shows how to inspect the machines and typical problems to watch for. Upon completion workers receive a wallet card indicating they have completed aerial lift awareness training and it is good for 3 years. The training is generic in safe use, inspection and common citations of OSHA and is not brand specific. Employers must certify a worker for a particular brand or type of machine after the awareness training.
Forklift Training (Rough Terrain and Powered Industrial Truck)
Forklift training is a 4 hour awareness class and covers either powered industrial truck or rough terrain forklifts. This training is generic in safe use, inspection and common citations of OSHA and is not brand specific. The employer must certify a worker for a particular brand of machine or type after the awareness training. Upon completion workers receive a wallet card indicating they have completed Rough Terrain training or Powered Industrial Truck training. The training is good for 3 years.
There are several options for training employees and supervisors to recognize hazards relating to falls. The 4 hour class is for those using and wearing fall protection to ensure they understand the basics of OSHA and proper use of equipment. There is an 8 hour Competent Person class that is geared for supervisors and covers not only the basics of law and proper equipment use, but teaches about the different types of fall protection systems, anchorages, inspection of systems, proper supervision of those wearing and using fall protection as well as documentation of all. There is a 24 hour fall rescue class that utilizes the 8 hour Competent Person class with 16 hours of rescue requirements and many hours of practice / hands on training. hese trainings use a combination of classroom and hands on training. Training is good for 3 years and receives a certificate of completion.
Numerous Other Trainings
There other trainings including, but not limited to Competent Person Training, Qualified vs. Unqualified Workers, PPE, Hand and Power Tools, General Safety Training, Handling Emergencies, Preparing for Emergencies, Electrical Safe Work Practices, Global Harmonized Systems, OSHA, Safety and Management, Machine Guarding, Lockout Tag-out and many more. Just Ask!!