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MSHA “A” (Day 1)
The objectives of Day 1 are knowing the statutory rights of Miners, the authority and responsibility of Supervisors & Representatives, being aware of work environment, the hazards of tasks assigned, recognition of hazards and electrical hazards.
MSHA “B” (Day 2)
The objectives of Day 2 are understanding ground control, traffic safety, transportation & communication systems, emergency evacuation & escape ways, fire prevention and explosives / blasting.
MSHA “C” (Day 3)
The objectives of Day 3 are knowing Emergency medical procedures, Self – Rescue & Respiratory Devices, dust control, hazardous atmospheres, mandatory health and safety practices, health hazards and CPR / 1st Aid.
This 8-hr refresher class for contractors is designed to assist you and your employees in meeting the required MSHA training standards. It covers an introduction to MSHA a review of 30 CFR Part 56, 30 CFR Part 48, 30 CFR Part 46 and Subparts A – T and a review of “Best Practices.”
NCCER Basic Rigger
This is a fully credentialed, 4-day course designed to provide trainees with a better understanding of common rigging hardware, proper safety practices for load-handling, inspection techniques, hand signals, and hitch configurations.
This course will cover the following topics, and much more:
- Identify and describe various types of rigging hardware
- Explain the significance of sling angles and describe common hitches
- Identify and describe how to use various types of hoisting and jacking equipment
- Identify safety standards relevant to mobile cranes and their operation
- Explain how to use a load chart and understand the basic concepts of critical lifts
- Describe the significance of boom length, angle, operating radius, and elevation
- Identify and interpret the OSHA regulations related to crane communications and explain how to communicate with crane operators verbally and nonverbally
Please be advised that a portion of this training requires access to either a lattice boom or telescopic boom crane on a live construction site to complete the associated performance objectives.
NCCER Core Basic Rigging
This course provides basic information related to rigging and rigging hardware, such as slings, rigging hitches, and hoists, with an emphasis on safe working habits in the vicinity of rigging operations.
NCCER Core Basic Safety
This is a full day course designed to identify and follow safe work procedures as well as how to inspect and use safety equipment properly. The course covers the meaning of job-site safety, the role that safety plays in the construction crafts, characteristics of a competent person and a qualified person, the appropriate safety precautions to take around common job-site hazards, how to demonstrate the use/care of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), how to properly don and remove personal protective equipment, follow safety procedures required for heavy lifting, safe behavior on/around ladders and scaffolds, the importance of Hazard Communications (HazCom) and safety data sheets (SDSs), fire prevention and firefighting techniques and safe work procedures to use around electrical hazards.
NCCER Core Blueprints
This is a full day, 8-hour class designed to discuss components, symbols, and blueprint terms. It teaches you how to interpret blueprints, use drawing dimensions, and recognize classifications of drawings. Topics include how to relate information on blueprints to locations actually on the print, recognize different types of drawings, recognize and identify symbols, components and blueprint terms and interpret and use drawing dimensions.
NCCER Core Hand Tools
This is a full day, 8-hour course designed to show you how to identify and take care of basic hand tools. The course covers how to safely use hand tools, recognize some basic hand tools used in construction, identify some basic had tools used in construction and describe the procedures for taking care of hand tools.
NCCER Core Introduction to Construction Math
This is a full day, 8-hour course that introduces mathematical operations most commonly used in construction and explains how geometry and the metric system are used in the trade. It covers how to use a standard and metric ruler to measure, do basic math without a calculator, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, convert decimals to percentages and percentages to decimals, covert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions, explain what the metric system is and how it is used in construction, recognize and use metric units of length, weight, volume, and temperature and recognize some basic shapes used in construction and apply basic geometry to measure them.
NCCER Core Materials Handling
Upon completion of this course you will be able to define a load, establish a pre-task plan prior to moving a load, use proper materials-handling techniques, choose appropriate materials-handling equipment for the task and recognize hazards and follow safety procedures required for materials-handling.
NCCER Core Power Tools
This is a full day, 8-hour course designed to show you how to safely use and properly maintain power tools. It introduces power tools used commonly in the construction field. The course also covers safely using power tools, how to maintain power tools properly, and hot to identify commonly used power tools.
NCCER Field Safety
The objectives are to be able to explain the difference between compliance and best practices, describe the purpose and function of OSHA, explain how accident costs affect everyone and lastly describe proper materials handling procedures and safeguards.
NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP)
The objectives of this course are to gain a fundamental understanding of speaking, training and facilitation, to increase confidence and develop skills in your training and speaking abilities, to become NCCER Certified and conduct NCCER craft, safety and management classes.
NCCER Project Management
This focused seminar will provide you with tools and “Lessons Learned” to assist you along your career path to becoming a leader and team builder in the construction industry. Some of the course topics covered are: Leadership, communication, how to handle confrontation, getting past NO, documentation. Causes and cost of rework, scheduling, resource and cost control, bidding strategies and measuring project and crew productivity. The curriculum is based on the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) accredited national standard for Project Management.
NCCER Project Supervision
The objective of the NCCER Project Supervision course is to provide both experienced and inexperienced field management personnel with a comprehensive program that is competency-based and offers a step-by-step approach to honing their natural abilities while developing the essential skills that will improve their performance as leaders. This course will cover the following topics: How to enhance communication with employees when functioning in a leadership role, Learn the basic components of a construction safety program, Introduction to quality, Learn the mechanics of the planning process, breaking down a project and setting the job site schedule. Finally, an introduction to resource cost control and awareness; how to control resources on the job, solve problems affecting productivity, maintain cost reporting and perform simple production analyses.
NCCER Safety Technology
The objectives are to be able to explain the roles and responsibilities of a safety technician, important safety related terms, the three levels of accident causation, the cost impacts of accidents, the government regulatory requirements that affect the construction industry and describe the basic components of a safety program.
NCCER Signal Person
This is a fully credentialed, 8-hour course designed to address the fundamentals of the communication process. This course provides students with an in-depth look at the ASME B30.5 hand signals, including the appropriate operator action when the signal is given and the expected machine movement. This course will cover the following topics: Describe the communication process between the rigger and the crane operator, examination of the communication process, addressing obstacles such as abstraction, fear, lack of experience and environmental factors, electronic communication, ASME hand signals for mobile, tower and overhead cranes and an introduction to mobile crane equipment and the basic scientific principles of operation.
NCCER Supervisor & Crew Leadership Class
The objective of the NCCER Fundamentals of Crew Leadership course is to introduce and/or reiterate to the supervisor the fundamentals of effective supervision emphasizing professionalism through knowledge, experience and applied skills. This course will cover the following topics: How to become a professional field supervisor, how to apply a total safety performance program through effective preplanning and project scheduling, how to prepare daily and weekly plans and schedules, how to manage important working relationships with owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and other contractors, and how to be an effective leader and motivator.
THIS CLASS WILL REQUIRE LAPTOP COMPUTERS FOR EACH TRAINEE, TO ADMINISTER THE ELECTRONIC TESTING, MUST PROVIDE OWN LAPTOP.
HB NEXT DOES NOT PROVIDE COMPUTER HARDWARE/LAPTOPS FOR TRAINEES.
All Public Crew Leadership courses follow a set schedule:
Day 1: 8AM – 5PM
Day 2: 8AM – 5PM
October 26, 27, 2023
NCCER Tools for Success
This is a 2-3 day course designed to assist you in becoming a leader and team builder by provided tools and “lessons learned” to help you along. The course covers safety, starting your new position, pre-planning a project and site logistics, developing a relationship with your supervisor. Teaching, mentoring others and becoming a team player, thinking critically to solve problems, resolving conflict, criticism: giving and receiving, workplace diversity, communication skills, stress management, sexual harassment: dealing and understanding, drug and alcohol abuse on the job and scheduling.