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Below are Preconference courses that will be held on Monday April 30th. Please note that PRT10G will occur over Monday and the afternoon of Tuesday. Refer to the conference schedule for other items of interest. Preconference courses require a conference registration.  Any additional cost listed below will be added on to the attendee fee.


PRT10G | General Industry Outreach (Part I, II)

COST | $90.00/registrant | (40 max available)

The 10-Hour General Industry Outreach course provides participants with a general awareness surrounding the recognition and prevention of hazards in the workplace. In addition to the training provided by employers on specific hazards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program for General Industry provides training for workers and employers covered by OSHA, 29 CFR 1910 on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces.

  • Topics: Introduction to OSHA, Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Communication, Safety and Health Programs, Electrical, Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans & Fire Prevention, Walking and Working Surfaces, Machine Guarding, Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Audience: General Industry workers, Hazardous Waste Managers, Environmental Health and Safety Specialists, Manufactures, Distributors, Transportation personnel, Food prep personnel, Healthcare professionals, Warehouse personnel, Retail specialists, Hospitality personnel
  • Trainers: TEEX


OSHA 7405 | Fall Hazard Awareness for Construction

COST | Free with conference registration | (40 max available)
The Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (OSHA #7405) 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 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (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.

  • Topics: Analyzing fall hazards, Fall protection equipment, Identifying fall hazards, Ladders, OSHA resources, Preventing fall hazards, Roofs, Scaffolds
  • Audience: Construction industry personnel, Industrial hygienists, Safety supervisors, Building inspectors, Small business owners, Managers
  • Trainers: TEEX


OSHA 7300 | Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard

COST | Free with conference registration | (20 max available)

The one-day Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (OSHA #7300) 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. This 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.

  • Topics: Scope and definitions, General requirements, Permit space program, Training requirements, Employee roles and rescue
  • Audience: First Responders, Search and Rescue Personnel, Industrial Hygienists, Safety Supervisors, Building Inspectors, Small businesses or a designated representative (line supervisor or manager) responsible for developing a permit space program
  • Trainers: TEEX


OSHA 7845 | Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
COST | Free with conference registration (40 max available)

  • The Recordkeeping Rule Seminar (OSHA #7845) course covers Occupational Safety and Health Administration (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.
  • Topics: Specific OSHA recordkeeping requirements, Exceptions to exemptions for small employers and employers in low-hazard industries, Mechanics of OSHA recordkeeping, Location-retention and maintenance of records, Maintenance of the log (OSHA No. 300), Deciding if work-related injuries are recordable, Lost workday cases-reporting fatalities and multiple hospitalizations, Penalties for failure to comply with recordkeeping obligations

  • Audience: Employers with 11 or more employees, Industrial Hygienists, Safety Supervisors, Building Inspectors

  • Trainers: TEEX


VPP Application Workshop
COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

This educational workshop is tailored toward worksites interested in applying to the VPP through OSHA, OSHA State-Plan or DOE. Using materials from actual applications, a panel of representatives from OSHA and VPP sites overview how participants can approach and build their VPP applications.

  • Topics: learn step by step how to put together the VPP application; review samples from VPP applications submitted by VPP Star worksites; and network with regional OSHA officials and industry representatives from current VPP sites to share best practices on completing a successful VPP application
  • Audience: Those fully committed to placing their worksite on the path to VPP.
  • Trainers: TEEX


Strengthening Star Quality
COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

This four-hour workshop offers experienced VPP participants a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and discover fresh approaches to meeting the requirements for VPP re-approvals. The workshop focuses on "continuous improvement" in your safety and health performance to reach new levels of excellence.

  • Topics: how to maintain employee enthusiasm and involvement in the VPP; how to make the annual evaluation work for you; how other VPP worksites are maintaining the level of commitment needed for VPP; and, what OSHA is looking for in the VPP re-certification.
  • Audience: VPP participants
  • Trainers: OSHA - Bill Klingbeil


Leadership Workshop - Becoming a REAL Leader

COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

How you ever asked yourself, “How can I lead my team effectively and create amazing results?” Get ready to be challenged and inspired on how to Becoming a REAL Leader in this high impact and high energy four-hour workshop. REAL is based on four foundational leadership principles outlined in an acronym: REAL - Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, & Leadership. You will discover how to increase your influence and create Amazing sustainable results. “REAL are the foundational leadership principles needed for every leader” – John C. Maxwell

  • Topics:

    The four leadership principles that will increase your leadership influence and accelerate organizational performance; Learn how build lasting connections by using one leadership practice; Participate in six exercises that will reinforce the principles and help practice a new skill
    Bonus: Receive a leadership library thumb drive with over 100 leadership resources (5 years to compile)

  • Audience: Everyone
  • Trainers: Former OSHA Official and Certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Mark A. Hernandez


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Workshops are currently being reviewed for approval however we have a fantastic set of preconference offerings lined up and ready to go.  Please review our general schedule for more information.

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