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NPDES Level 1A

Length: 8 Hours

In this course you will learn to implement an effective Erosion and Control Program. Learn NPDES document requirements, learn to properly inspect BMP’s and you will obtain your Level 1A Certification. A written exam is given at the end of the class. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1A Re-Certification

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Recertification for NPDES Level 1A Certified Personnel is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: Background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, Erosion and Sedimentation (E & S) Processes and Enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, Stream Buffer Requirements, National Pollutant Discharge, Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, Review of NOI and NOT Requirements and Protocol and roles of local, county, state, and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1A Re-Certification (Virtual)

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Recertification for NPDES Level 1A Certified Personnel is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: Background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, Erosion and Sedimentation (E & S) Processes and Enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, Stream Buffer Requirements, National Pollutant Discharge, Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, Review of NOI and NOT Requirements and Protocol and roles of local, county, state, and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

Registrants will receive an email from HB NEXT that includes all course materials and expectations, along with documents to verify US citizenship. Registrants will also be required to provide their current certification number and their personal ID for the state of Georgia. This number is a combination of your birthday and the last four digits of your Social Security Number in the following format: MMDDYYSSN.

NPDES Level 1B

Length: 16 hours (2 Days)

This is a two day class with an exam at the end. This class has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Attendees must present photo identification before taking the test, which is proctored by a proctor authorized by the GSWCC. The class covers background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, erosion and sedimentation (E & S) processes and enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, stream buffer requirements, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, vegetative measures for E & S Control, structural practices for E & S Control, field maintenance of structural & vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, requirements for LIA and EPD enforcement inspectors and protocol and roles of local, county, state and federal agencies in E & SC. Students who pass the exam will receive their certification from the GSWCC within 60 days. Persons who have had a similar approved class / seminar within the last three years may sit for the exam only. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Level 1B Re-Certification

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented a GSWCC authorized trainer. Re-certification for NPDES Level 1B Enforcement inspectors is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: Background of the impact of House Bill 285 of 2003, Erosion and Sedimentation (E & S) Processes and Enforcement, The Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act, Stream Buffer Requirements, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Resource Information, Requirements for LIA and EPD enforcement inspectors and Protocol and roles of local, county, state and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course increase and decrease a projects LEED rating.

NPDES Level 2 Re-Certification

Length: 4 Hours

This is a 4-hour class that has been prepared by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is presented by a GSWCC authorized trainer. Recertification for NPDES Level II Certified Designer/Plan Reviewer is required by the Commission every three years. The following items are reviewed with updates and changes presented: GESA and NPDES Permit Updates, Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia (Green Book) updates, State Waters and Stream Buffer Requirements, Erosion Control Plan Checklist Procedures, Vegetative Measures for E & S Control, Structural Practices for E & S Control, Field Maintenance of Structural & Vegetative Best Management Practices, Stormwater Management, Resource Information, Review of NOI and NOT Requirements and Protocol and roles of local, county, state, and federal agencies in E & SC. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

NPDES Sub Awareness

Length: 2 Hours

Length: 2 hours
The Subcontractor Awareness Seminar is a 2-hour course with no exam designed to provide the mandatory 3-year certification to individuals with an overview of: Erosion and sedimentation and the impacts they have on the environment, Best Management Practices (BMPs), and the laws governing erosion and sedimentation. Attendees include: Septic tank installers, Surveyors, Irrigation system personnel, Landscape personnel, Utility personnel, Plumbers and electricians, or any other personnel involved in land disturbing activities acting as a subcontractor. A citizenship verification is required for all applicants taking this course.

OSHA Construction – 10hr (General Construction)

Length: 10 Hours (2 Days)

This is a tailored 10-hour course for your industry and your business, designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in Construction Safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, learning how to use OSHA book and how to identify and control hazards. All attendees will receive a student manual, and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

All Public OSHA 10hr courses follow a set schedule:
Day 1: 8AM – 5PM
Day 2: 8AM – 12PM

OSHA Construction – 10hr (General Construction) (Virtual)

Length: 10 Hours (2 Days)

Join us for a virtual version of the standard OSHA 10; the class will be taught live via Zoom by a qualified instructor. This class is appropriate for supervisors, foremen, estimators and individual contributors. During the 10 hours of class, we’ll cover an introduction to OSHA, how to use the OSHA book, and how to identify/control hazards. All attendees will receive printed course materials before the class and a laminated OSHA card after successful completion.

Due to the virtual format of the course, student fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Recordings are not available; students must be present for all 10 hours of class. Class is limited to 20 participants and registration closes on April 4, 2021.

Technical requirements for all students:

  • Reliable access to high speed internet
    • Recommended bandwidth: 5 Mbps/5Mbps (up/down)
  • Desktop or laptop computer with a functioning webcam, speakers, and microphone (you will be required to stay in camera view for the entire course)
  • No mobile devices, such as tablets or smartphones
  • Supported browsers:
    • Windows: Internet Explorer 11+, Edge 12+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
    • macOS: Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
    • Linux: Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

All Public OSHA 10hr courses follow a set schedule:
Day 1: 8AM – 5PM EDT
Day 2: 8AM – 12PM EDT

OSHA Construction – 10hr (Graders)

Length: 10 hours (2 Days)

This is a tailored 10-hour course for the Earthwork Industry, designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in Construction Safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, learning how to use OSHA book and how to identify and control hazards. All attendees will receive a student manual, and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

OSHA Construction – 10hr (Steel Erectors)

Length: 10 hours (2 Days)

This is a tailored 10-hour course for the Steel Erection Industry, designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in Construction Safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, learning how to use OSHA book and how to identify and control hazards. All attendees will receive a student manual, and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

OSHA Construction – 30hr (General Construction)

Length: 30 Hours (4 Days)

This is a 4 day course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in Construction Safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, an overview of all the subparts required by OSHA, the Protective System requirements, how to identify and control hazards and a discussion on managing safety in the field. All attendees will receive a current OSHA book, a student manual and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

All Public OSHA 30hr courses consist of 4 days running from 8AM – 5PM.

Classes are conducted once per week for 4 consecutive weeks.

 

OSHA General Industry – 10hr

Length: 10 hours (2 Days)

This is a general industry, 10-hour course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in general industry safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, an overview the sub parts as prescribed by OSHA, the Protective System Requirements and how to identify and control hazards. All attendees will receive a current OSHA book, a student manual and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

OSHA General Industry – 30hr

Length: 30 hours (4 Days)

This is a 4 day course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in general industry safety and the required OSHA standards. It covers an introduction to OSHA, how to identify and control hazards and the Requirements for Protective Systems. All attendees will receive a current OSHA book, a student manual and a laminated OSHA card. Optional OSHA Standards Book is available for students at an additional cost.

OSHA Recordkeeping (Virtual)

Length: 2 Hours

Are you confused by OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements? Do you have questions about what types of incidents must be reported, how to classify the incident, and when to report it? This fast-paced, 2-hour seminar is a must attend for all individuals who are tasked with completing and maintaining complicated OSHA forms.
– Introduction to OSHA Recordkeeping
– OSHA Recordkeeping requirements
– Forms overview
– Documentation and reporting to OSHA

Power, Communication, and Fiber Optic

Length: 4 Hours

This class covers an introduction of OSHA, review of Subpart V Part 1926.950, Subpart R Part 1910.268, 1910.133 and 1910.269 and procedural requirements.

PPE Awareness

Length: 2 Hours

This course covers a review of Subpart E 1926.95, 1926.96 and 1926.100-1926.107, types of hard hats and associated regulations, ear, eye and face protection, and specific evaluations and tests that must be performed to insure safety.

Respirable Crystalline Silica

Length: 4 Hours

The objective of the Respirable Crystalline Silica Safety Class is to introduce and educate construction workers, supervisors and company owners to OSHA’s new requirements for protecting employees with occupational exposure to respirable silica dust.

Respirable Crystalline Silica (Virtual)

Length: 4 Hours

The objective of the Respirable Crystalline Silica Safety Class is to introduce and educate construction workers, supervisors and company owners to OSHA’s new requirements for protecting employees with occupational exposure to respirable silica dust.

Respirator Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

Attendees will obtain the knowledge to properly implement the respiratory training program at the workplace. The course includes an introduction to OSHA, a review of 29 CFR Part 1910.134, a discussion of scope, application and purpose of a written respiratory program, program administrator responsibilities, where they are to be used in work place and you will gain an understanding of Appendix “C & D” to 1910.134 employee medical evaluation.