Preconference Courses

Below are Preconference and specialized courses that will be held covering multiple days.  To select these preconference and specialized courses, you will register for the Region VI VPPPA conference and select them during the registration process.  Please be aware that certain courses go multiple days and have certifications associated with them.

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OSHA 226 OSHA's Permit Required Confined Space Entry
(20 max available places)
MULTIPLE DAY COURSE Start: Saturday 5/21/2022 8:00 AM | End:5/24/2022 5:00 PM

The 4 day Permit-Required Confined Space Entry (OSHA #2264) 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. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to identify permit and non-permit required confined spaces, reference the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard, conduct atmospheric testing, and implement a permit-required confined space program.

Trainers: TEEX

OSHA 311 Fall Protection
(20 max available places) 
MULTIPLE DAY COURSE Start: Saturday 5/21/2022 8:00 AM End: 5/23/2022 5:00 PM

This 3 day Fall Protection (OSHA #3115) 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. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans.

Trainers: TEEX

HIL 101 Engaged Leadership - Foundation for the Future
(20 max available spaces)
Start: Monday 5/23/2022 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This course addresses why are leaders important to the safety success of an organization. Leadership is essential to organizations around the world. Engaged leaders help make an organization successful and help to develop the next generation of leaders. The most successful organizations do not always recruit great leaders, they grow their own. They invest in their development to such a level that a pool of prepared and engaged talent is available to step into critical positions and responsibilities when the time comes. Quality service can only be delivered if employees are engaged, trained, and prepared to do their jobs. Employees are able to deliver an outstanding service experience and achieve measured results when leaders effectively lead their teams. Participants will learn ways to improve their leadership skills as well as their emotional intelligence. This course will provide the participant with an awareness of the five leader behaviors which employees expect of their leaders. It will also identify areas within themselves that they can take action on to become a better leader or develop leadership skills that will allow them to step into leadership roles at their organization.

Trainers: TEEX

OSHA 7845 The Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
(20 max available spaces)
Start: Monday 5/23/2022 8:00AM - 12:15PM

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.

Trainers: TEEX

Effective Leadership
(40 max available spaces)
Start: Monday 5/23/2022 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Come listen to renown public speaker, Randy Royall, share what he has learned from over forty years in the industry on how to be an effective leader. Basically, it comes down to caring. Yes, it’s that simple! Come spend a few hours participating in a fun Interactive workshop. You will learn how to improve your work site culture using proper Communication, Relationships, Engagement, Risk Management, and Caring. Plan to leave the workshop with a new vision and commitment. You won’t be disappointed!

Trainers: Randy Royall


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