Preconference Courses

Below are Preconference courses that will be held covering multiple days.  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.

OSHA 226 OSHA's Permit Required Confined Space Entry
COST $200 | (20 max available places)
MULTIPLE DAY COURSE Start: 5/16/2020 8:00 AM End:5/19/2020 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
COST $200 | (20 max available places) 
MULTIPLE DAY COURSE Start: 5/16/2020 8:00 AM End: 5/18/2020 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 Enganged Leadership - Foundation for the Future
Free with conference registration | (20 max available spaces)
MULTIPLE DAY COURSE Start: 5/18/2020 8:00 AM End: 5/19/2020 5:00 PM

This 2 day 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

Workplace Violence - Active Shooter Response First Aid
Free with conference registration | (20 max available spaces per class)
This course is offered multiple times 5/19/2020 7:00AM - 11:00AM AND 5/19/2020 12:00PM - 4:00PM

This session will cover the fundamentals of the OSHA Challenge Program and how it can relate to success in the Voluntary Protection Program. This session is for anyone who is ready to start on the path to VPP or who has started but needs assistance in determining the next steps to VPP Star status. Topics covered will include an overview of the electronic tools available for program readiness, the similarities and differences between OSHA Challenge and the VPP, and how to find an OSHA Challenge Administrator for your company.

Trainers: Code 3 Medical Services LLC

OSHA 7845 The Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
Free with conference registration | (20 max available spaces)
Start: 5/19/2020 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

VPP Application Workshop
Free with conference registration | (20 max available spaces)
Start: 5/19/2020 8:00AM - 5:00PM

This educational workshop is tailored toward work sites 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.

Trainers: TEEX

Strengthening Star Quality
Free with conference registration | (80 max available spaces)
Start: 5/19/2020 1:00PM-3:30PM

This 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.

Trainers: OSHA

What is OSHA Challenge?
Free with conference registration | (20 max available spaces)
Start: 5/19/2020 1:00PM-5:00PM

This session will cover the fundamentals of the OSHA Challenge Program and how it can relate to success in the Voluntary Protection Program. This session is for anyone who is ready to start on the path to VPP or who has started but needs assistance in determining the next steps to VPP Star status. Topics covered will include an overview of the electronic tools available for program readiness, the similarities and differences between OSHA Challenge and the VPP, and how to find an OSHA Challenge Administrator for your company.

Trainers: Gulf Coast Safety Institute

 

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