Public Classes

Open Public Classes

ATSSA Flagger

Length: 4 Hours

Flagger Certification Training

The flagger’s role is to protect project personnel and provide safe, courteous, and authoritative directions to traffic seeking passage through the work area. This course will teach students standard flagger control references, proper flagging signals procedures, and standard flagger practices for various situations. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an ATSSA Flagger Certification card.

All Public OSHA 10hr courses follow a set schedule:
Class Time: 8AM – 12PM

Confined Space Competent Person – Construction (1926)

Length: 8 Hours

This is a fast-paced, 8-hour course designed to assist your supervisors, foremen, estimators and workers in confined space safety and to meet the required OSHA standards. It includes an introduction to OSHA, review of 29 CFR Parts 1926.1201 thru 1926.1213, and the identification of various types of confined spaces in construction. Additionally, this course covers duties of the employer, confined space permitting, hazardous atmospheres, PPE requirements and rescue equipment. All attendees will receive a student manual and a laminated course completion card.

CPR / First Aid / AED / Bloodborne Pathogens

Length: 8 Hours

This 8-hour class meets OSHA requirements to qualify supervisors, foremen and other employees, in CPR / 1st Aid. It covers an introduction to OSHA standards, a review of 29 CFR Part 1926.33, Part 1926.50, Part 1910.20, Part 1910.1030, emergency care qualification by student demonstration and hands on practice and use of manikins to develop knowledge, skill and confidence. All attendees will receive a completion card upon completion.

Crane Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

This is a full day course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs for the new OSHA Subpart CC standard. It covers an introduction to OSHA Subpart CC, a review of 29 CFR Part 1926.1400 thru 1926.1441, a review of ANSI and Crane Management Plan, mandatory crane inspection and maintenance, critical lift planning, protection of the public, communication and crane signals – ANSI and OSHA Reviews. All attendees will receive a student training manual and a certificate of completion. This is not a CCO – (Certified Crane Operator) Class.

Damage Prevention (GUFPA) (811)

Length: 4 Hours

This 4 hour course designed to meet GUFPA’s required training as well as educate all others in the utility laws and dangers. This course is approved for four hours continuing education credit by the Georgia Secretary of State. It includes an introduction to Georgia Dig Law, an overview of Georgia Overhead Law, the rules of the Georgia Underground Marking Standards and all attendees will receive a student manual and a laminated class card for this course.

Excavation Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

This 8 hour course is designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in excavation & trenching safety and the required OSHA standards. It includes an introduction to OSHA, review of 29 CFR Part 1926.650 – 1926.654, soil analysis procedures, sloping options and requirements, use of tabulated data and an understanding of hazardous atmospheres. All attendees will receive a student manual including Subpart P, and a laminated course completion card for this course.

Fall Protection Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

This 8 hour course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers needs in fall protection safety and the applicable OSHA standards. It includes introduction to OSHA standards, the “Duty” of the employer, Subpart “M” General Requirements, a review of 1926.500 – 1926.503, Personal Fall Arrest Systems, demonstration of Fall Protection – PPE, and how to develop and maintain a Fall Protection Plan.

NCCER Basic Rigger

Length: 8 Hours (Estimated)

This is a fully-credentialed, 8-hour course designed to provide 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: Describe the use and inspection of basic equipment / hardware used in rigging, explanation of sling angles, describe basic rigging and crane hazards, safety practices related to rigging activities and procedures for using slings, attaching hardware such as shackles, eyebolts, hooks as well as rigging knots and demonstrate proper use of ASME hand signals.

NCCER Supervisor & Crew Leadership Class

Length: 16 Hours (2 Days - Estimated)

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

2021 Dates:

December 16th and 17th

 

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.

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 – 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.

 

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.

Scaffold Competent Person

Length: 8 Hours

This informative, 8-hour, course designed to meet your supervisors, foremen, estimators, and workers specific needs in scaffolding safety and the required OSHA standards. It includes an introduction to OSHA, a review of 29 CFR Parts 1926.450, .451, .452, .453, and .454, how to develop and maintain a Scaffolding Protection Plan and how to identify and correct Scaffold Hazards. All attendees with receive a student manual including Subpart L, and a certification of completion for this course.