EH & S Training Programs

Unless otherwise indicated, programs are 3 1/2 hours in length and conducted at the Central Mass Safety Council (CMSC), West Boylston, MA.

All programs can also be conducted at your site with an enrollment of at least 10 people and within an hour’s travel distance. Pricing will vary in these cases.


 

 

Aerial Work Platform Operator Training – $150/pp; 8 people minimum**   REGISTER

Training is conducted at your site and is required for anyone who operates an aerial work platform (such as scissor lift, boom lift or man lift). This program satisfies the requirements of OSHA’s regulations 1910.67, 1926.454 and ANSI/SIA Standards 92.3, 92.5 and 92.6-1999.

This 2-part program includes:
Classroom Instruction
a. rules of the road and compliance review
b. engineering principles
c. written tests and same-day scoring
Hands-on Instruction
a. operator inspections
b. work-site evaluations and how to safely use and work around aerial lift equipment

** Program length varies, based on the number of people and style lifts.

Blood Borne Pathogens – $135/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER  

This program meets the OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens Standard and is your tool for training employees who may come in contact with infectious materials. For all covered workers, this training is required at time of hire and each year thereafter. You will learn all the required, as well as the most relevant and current topics, in OSHA’s regulation 1910.1030 (blood borne pathogens).

These include:
a. getting and staying OSHA compliant
b. transmission of disease
c. prevention strategies
d. engineering controls and PPE
e. universal precautions
f. exposure control planning

Confined Spaces for General Industry   – $135/pp – 8:30 a.m.- noon   REGISTER  

For all affected employees, this training is required before assigning related duties and whenever certain changes occur in the workplace. This program meets all of OSHA’s training requirements.

Practical training can be conducted at your site’s Permit Required Confined Spaces and with your equipment. Pricing will vary, depending on the number of people, confined spaces surveyed and distance traveled.

Confined Spaces for Construction –  $135/pp – 8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER  
As of August 2015, OSHA requires all affected workers to be trained in the new rules and hazards of working in Permit Required Confined Spaces in Construction.

This training is required before assigning related duties and whenever certain changes occur in the workplace. This program meets all of OSHA’s training requirements.

Practical training can be conducted at your site’s Permit Required Confined Spaces and with your equipment. Pricing will vary, depending on the number of people, confined spaces surveyed and distance traveled.

Emergency Action  – $135/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon   REGISTER  

Recent events across the country, as well as those closer to home, underscore the importance of establishing a workable emergency response plan. OSHA requires employers to both adopt a written plan and that all their employees receive emergency response training at least upon hire.
During this program, you will learn all the required, as well as the most relevant and current topics, in OSHA’s regulation 1910.138.
These include identifying hazards, prevention strategies, establishing a written plan, assembling an emergency assistance team and using drills effectively.

Ergonomics  – $135/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon   REGISTER

A sound ergonomic approach makes for a more effective workforce and a more profitable business. You will learn to identify ergonomic risk factors, concepts of workplace design, how to troubleshoot hazards and safe principles for lifting, bending and reaching.

Fall Protection in Construction – $135/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER  

This program covers fall protection requirements, hazards and work rules; walking and working surfaces; ladders, stairs, ramps and bridging devices; personal protective equipment.

First Aid/CPR/AED – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. REGISTER  

a. conducted at CMSC: $95/pp
b. conducted at your site: $105/pp or more, depending on distance. Minimum 10 people.
c. First Aid Only: $85/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon

  • CPR and AED only: $50/pp – 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.More than 25% of emergency room visits could be avoided if more people knew basic first aid and CPR, saving $9 Billion in healthcare costs each year.

This program covers:

  • principles of basic life support;
  • how to assess an emergency and a victim’s condition;
  • guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiac care;
  • managing a choking victim and other emergency situations.

Forklift (Powered Industrial Truck) Operator Training: see pricing below… REGISTER  

$200 or more per person, depending on the number of different style forklifts. Minimum of 8 people, conducted at your site.

Forklift operator training is required by OSHA 1910.178 for anyone who turns a key on a forklift. Re-certification is also required every three years or less, depending on certain circumstances.

This program is conducted at your site. Program length varies based on the number of people and style of lifts.

Forklift Train the Trainer (Lift Truck Operator Trainer): 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. REGISTER  

This newest version of the National Safety Council’s program trains you or your staff to instruct operators on the safe use of their equipment, including Class 7 Construction lifts. It also explains in easy to understand terms how to comply with OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck standard and provides additional segments on coaching, presenting and how to avoid costly fines.

$600 for one person; $500 for the 2nd person; $400 for each person thereafter PLUS $625 for each Training Kit.

Hazardous Communication (Your Right to Know) – 8:30 a.m. – noon | $135/pp   REGISTER  

OSHA requires employers to have a written hazard communication plan and to provide employees with “Right to Know” training about hazardous chemicals at least upon hire. Topics include: determining chemical hazards; use of Labels and MSDSs; written policy and documentation requirements and preventive strategies using PPE and emergency procedures.

Hazwoper REGISTER  

All programs can be conducted at the customer site with a minimum of 6 people. Pricing is for distances within one hour and during regular business hours.

a. 8-hour Hazwoper Annual Training/Refresher: $200/pp

b. 24-hour Hazwoper Training: $600/pp

c. 40-hour Hazwoper Training: $800/per person

Hoisting License — Continuing Education for Massachusetts   REGISTER  

New legislation requires you to renew your license(s) every two years through a state approved training center like ours. All who complete these mandated FOUR-HOUR sessions will receive a certificate to submit to the DPS with their renewal application.

COST: $75.00 per license.
For groups of 10 or more, please contact us about options for bringing the programs to you.

A) 2A, 2B, 2C:  Classes scheduled from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

B) 1C: Classes scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

C)  3A:  Classes scheduled on demand.

Soon to be scheduled: 1A – 1B; 4A -4G, (Continuing Education)

Hoisting License – Exam Prep Programs for Massachusetts   REGISTER

These programs cover all aspects of the Commonwealth’s 520 CMR 6.00, which applies to any hoisting machinery where the load being lifted is either raised above 10 feet or its weight exceeds 500 pounds or occupies a 1/4 cubic yard.

For groups of 10 or more, please contact us about options for bringing the programs to you.

A) 1C: $250/pp (Forklifts and hydraulic telescoping booms without wire ropes).
Classes Scheduled from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

B) 2A-2D: $350/pp (Crawler and rubber-tired excavators, backhoes and loaders, compact loaders).
Classes Scheduled from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Lunch is on us!)

Please Note: 1C and 2A programs can be combined on the same day. Please call for details.

C. 3A:  $250/pp (Electric and air powered hoisting equipment) 4-hour classes scheduled on demand.

Introduction to OSHA – $135/pp – 8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER   

This interactive program is designed to help participants understand the role OSHA (Occupational Health & Safety Administration) plays in the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries. it has been updated to reflect OSHA’s most recent revisions. Some of the topics covered:

  • Employer & employee rights and responsibilities
  • Incident reporting & recording (updated)
  • Your right to know and understand hazards related to HazCom and other safety topics
  • The Anatomy of an OSHA Inspection and how to survive it without getting dissected.

Lock Out/Tag Out (Control of Hazardous Energy) 8:30 a.m.- noon; $135/pp   REGISTER  

Breaches in OSHA’s Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) standard cause 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities annually and keep LOTO consistently in the top 5 for OSHA citations. You will learn all mandated topics in OSHA’s regulation 1910.147 – Control of Hazardous Energy – including:

  • Policies & procedures
  • What is and isn’t a qualified LOTO device
  • Training of employees, including the Periodic Inspection Process (practical performance evaluation component available)

 

Machine Guarding – $135/pp |  8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER  

Issues with Machine Guarding (29 CFR 1910.211-.219) were pivotal in the creation of OSHA in 1970. Topics covered in this session include:

  • The importance of machine guarding in injury prevention
  • Basic guarding principles
  • Hazards associated with various types of machines and equipment and
  • Areas that need guarding and the types of guarding needed to prevent contact or injury

 OSHA 10-hour, Construction or General Industry   REGISTER  

$250/pp for the first 10 people; $200/pp for each thereafter
NOTE: Per OSHA, 10-hour classes are at least 2 days.

OSHA requires each 10-hour Construction or General Industry program to take at least two days, with no day lasting longer than 7 1/2 hours. (A typical format is 2 consecutive days.) Programs are scheduled “on demand” – when enrollment levels are achieved — or at your company with 10 or more participants. Certain other parameters apply.

OSHA 30-hour, Construction or General Industry REGISTER  

$700/pp for the first 10; $625 per person thereafter.
NOTE: Per OSHA, 30-hour classes are at least 4 days.

OSHA requires each 30-hour Construction or General Industry program to take place over at least four days, with no day lasting longer than 7 1/2 hours. (A typical format is 4 consecutive days.) Programs are scheduled “on demand” – when enrollment levels are achieved — or at your company with 10 or more participants. Certain other parameters apply.

There are 13 hours of a mandatory curriculum; 10 hours of elective (pre-approved topics) and 7 optional hours to expand on the previous topics or relative to hazard identification in either the Construction or General Industry sectors.

Overhead Crane Operator   REGISTER  

$150 per person or more depending upon the number of different styles of overhead cranes. Minimum of 8 people and conducted at your site.

Program length will vary based on the number of operators and different style overhead cranes.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – $135/pp | 8:30 a.m. – noon   REGISTER  

This program is designed to help participants understand the critical “last line of defense” in the Hierarchy Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (OSHA’s standards 1910.132 and 1926.95). The target audience includes operators, team leaders, middle managers, HR personnel and other safety professionals. Topics include:

  • Employer & Employee responsibilities
  • The “how” of proper PPE selection
  • Components of an effective policy and training requirements.

Powered Pallet Jack Operator   REGISTER  

$125 or more, depending upon the number of different styles of Pallet Jack. Minimum of 12 people and conducted at your site. Program length varies based on the number of operators and different styles of a pallet jack.

Record Keeping – $135/pp — 8:30 a.m. – noon REGISTER  

Record Keeping Compliance Training is designed to help participants understand key elements of OSHA’s Record Keeping Regulation 1904, subparts A-G; OSHA record keeping requirements and OSHA forms 300, 300A and 301. NOTE: your state’s Dept. of Industrial Accidents is a separate agency from OSHA and largely outside the scope of this program.

RCRA Required Training for Hazardous Waste Generators – $375/pp   8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   REGISTER

The Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) requires generators of hazardous waste to comply with multiple regulatory requirements for:

  • waste characterization
  • container marking & labeling, manifesting
  • transportation and emergency response.

Depending on your organization’s generator status (per Federal EPA or Mass DEP), this may require annual training for personnel who handle hazardous waste. All programs can be conducted at your site with waste characterization, container marking & labeling, manifesting, transportation and emergency response. Depending on your organization’s generator status (per Federal EPA or Mass DEP), this may require annual training for personnel who handle hazardous waste. All programs can be conducted at your site with a minimum of 6 people within 1-hour travel distance.

UPDATED! Walking-Working Surfaces: Fall Protection in General Industry — $135/pp  8:30 a.m. – noon   REGISTER

This recently revised regulation incorporates advances in technology, industry best practices and national consensus standards to provide effective and cost-efficient worker protection. Specifically, the rule updates general industry standards addressing slip, trip and fall hazards (subpart D), and adds requirements for personal fall protection systems (subpart I).

Safety Audits and Consulting  (Time and cost vary by project.)    REGISTER

Safety Policy Manual Development (Investment varies by project)   REGISTER