Training Available from CREST

IAM CREST has a wide range of Safety and Health Training

 

If the safety or health training you need isn’t listed or if you are interested in one of the trainings, please contact us by calling 301-967-4707 or email us at  iamcrest@iamaw.org  for more information.

 

 

Click the subject heading for a description of the training available:

 

Health and Safety Management

 

Ergonomic

 

OSHA

 

Regulatory Compliance Required

 

Safety and Health

 


 

Health and Safety Management

 

Setting Up A Joint Labor/Management Safety and Health Committee – 3 day program, Emphasizes the importance of joint relationships, both the comany and union working together in small groups to learn key elements for a proactive safety committee. Draft a joint mission statement and outline their joint commitments to safety and the employees.

 

Job Safety and Hazard Analysis Program – 2 day program, To reduce employee injuries, lower workers’ compensation premiums and reduce overall risk of OSHA imposed citations.  Conduct a proactive job safety/hazard analysis and coplete a Job Safety.Hazard Analysis Worksheet which includes recommended corrective action(s)/procedure(s).

 

Accident/Incident Prevention – 40-hour program,  Explains the requirements of the OSH Act and employee and employer responsibilities.  Learn about OSHA standards and how they apply to the workplace and how to implement a preventative injury/illness  program through immediate reporting of all accidents and near misses and root cause analysis.

 

Occupational Disease and the Workplace – 24-hour program, Using workgroup activities and discussions covering body systems,  physiology, methods of control, perform epidemiology studies and identify if occupational disease is occurring.

 

Employee Accident/Incident Prevention Awareness Program – 4-hour Labor/Management program, Learn about your facility’s injury/illness data history focuing on the top three concerns, the importance of early reporting of all accidents and near misses, root cause analysis, and why we need to investigate all accidents and near misses within a timely manner.

 

Workplace Monitoring – Hands-on instruction and use of monitoring equipment.

 

Workplace Toxicology – Provides basic knowledge and instruction for performing chemical research, chemical exposure toxicological effects, terminology and available resources.

 

Workplace/Area Inspection (Audit) – 24-hour program, Basic knowledge and techniques to perform area inspections or audits. Train smaller teams to conduct workplace inspections jointly in a proactive approach for hazard identification to prevent injuries/ illnesses, proper inspection procedures and recommendations for corrective action.  Participants will conduct area inspections on the shop floor and report back their findings. 

 

Accident/Incident and Near Miss Investigation – 24-hour program, Trains smaller teams to conduct investigations jointly to learn the importance of proactive vs. reactive approach for injury/illness prevention, proper investigation procedures and making recommendations to prevent injuries utilizing root cause analysis.  

 

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Ergonomics

 

Understanding Work-Related Principles of Ergonomic Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders 32-hour program, Identifying and solving workplace musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), repetitive motion signs and symptoms, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies, learn the importance of joint labor/management ergonomic teams, and how to apply assessment and hazard analysis techniques. 

 

Ergonomics as Applied to Office/Workstation-Related Musculoskeletal and Nerve Disorders – 40-hour program, Provides students with a more detailed knowledge of Ergonomics as it applies to workstation and office environments.

 

Employee Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Awareness Program – 4-hour Labor/Management Site-Specific program, Learn about your facility’s Injury/Illness Data history focusing on the top 3 concerns, three stages of early symptom’s recognition and the importance of early reporting, anthropometry for the design/redesign of workstations and work areas.

 

Employee Injury and Illness Awareness Program – 4-hour Labor/Management Site-Specific program, Learn about their facility’s Injury/Illness Data history, focusing on the top three concerns, the effects on the human body by the hazards of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, the need for early reporting along, how to prevent injury/illness before and during the early stages, the need for total employee involvement throughout the facility, anthropometry for the design/redesign of workstations and work areas. 

 

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OSHA

 

OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Outreach Construction Outreach Training Program provides basic safety and health information and education, it does not fulfill an employers requirement to provide training under specific OSHA standards.

 

OSHA 510 Construction Industry – 30-hour program that provides training from designated topics under OSHA 29 CFR 1926 from the OSHA Training Institute’s Outreach Program for enhanced construction safety knowledge and a prerequisite for the OSHA 500.

 

OSHA 500 Train-The-Trainer for Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Construction Industry – 40-hour program, Upon completion and passing the Department of Labor OSHA Trainer examination, students will be authorized to teach Construction Industry 10-hour and 30-hour Outreach courses for OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Standards.  OSHA requires an OSHA 510 course plus other criteria as a prerequisite. 

 

OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Outreach General Industry – The Outreach Training Program provides basic safety and health information and education, it does not fulfill an employer’s requirement to provide training under specific OSHA standards.

 

OSHA 511 General Industry – 30-hour program that provides training of designated topics under OSHA 29 CFR 1910 from the OSHA Training Institute’s Outreach Program for enhanced general industry safety knowledge and a prerequisite for the OSHA 501.

 

OSHA 501 Train-The-Trainer for Occupational Safety and Health Standards in General Industry – 40-hour program, Upon completion and passing the Department of Labor OSHA Trainer examination, students will be authorized to teach General Industry 10- and 30-hour courses for OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Standards.  OSHA requires an OSHA 511 course plus other criteria as a prerequisite.

 

OSHA 7635 Outreach Maritime Industry-Shipyard – 30-hour program, To give the student an in-depth understanding of OSHA 29 CFR 1915, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment, as well as addressing the unique hazards found in shipyards. Special emphasis will be placed on those hazards that have traditionally caused the highest losses.

 

OSHA 5400 Train-The-Trainer for Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Maritime Industry – 30-hour program, For people in the Maritime Industry who want to learn more about safety and health hazard recognition or want to become OSHA authorized trainers for the 10-and 30-hour Maritime courses upon successfully completing the course and pass a final exam, using the OSHA 29 CFR 1915, 1917 and 1918 Standards.

 

OSHA Outreach Trainer Re-Authorization 502, 503 and 5402 – 24-hour re-authorization program, Personnel who have completed the OSHA 500, 501 or 5400 Trainer course need periodical re-authorization, this program provides an update on applicable standards and OSHA policies.

 

OSHA 7600 Disaster Site Worker – 20-hour program, For Disaster Site Workers who provide skilled support or site clean-up to increase the participant’s awareness of the safety and health hazards as well as respiratory protection, personal protective equipment and proper decontamination procedures that may be used to mitigate the hazards will be covered. An OSHA 10-hour Construction Outreach Training course is a prerequisite.

 

OSHA 5600 Disaster Site Worker Train-The-Trainer – 30-hour program, About safety and health hazard recognition for those who want to become OSHA authorized trainers to present the OSHA 7600 Disaster Site Worker course.  Trainers will be expected to present a selected portion of the course and to evaluate other presenters.  Prerequisites are required.

 

OSHA 6000 Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies – 30-hour program, Introduces federal agency collateral duty (part-time) safety and health personnel to the OSH Act, Executive Order 12196, OSHA 29 CFR 1960 and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.  Recognizing safety and health hazards in the workplaces and to effectively assist agency safety and health officers in inspection and abatement efforts.

 

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Regulatory Compliance Required

 

Hazardous Materials & Emergency Response – 40-hour Site-specific Awareness, Operational and Technician Level Training programs,  This training meets or exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and DOT 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Transportation requirements. Training is can be performed on-site and incorporates site policy and procedures.

 

Powered Industrial Trucks – 8-hour program, Safety training designed to address specific hazards associated with operating powered industrial trucks.  OSHA’s General Industry Standard 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks is extensively examined.

 

Respiratory Protection – 8-hour or 16-hour program, Use and selection of respirators that meets or exceeds the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 and can incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.  Hands-on instruction using site equipment.  Training equipment can also be provided.

 

Hazard Communication – Meets or exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Personal Protective Equipment – Selection and use of Personal Protective Equipment per OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and OSHA 1926 PPE Standards and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Chemical Protective Clothing – Selection and use of Chemical Protective Clothing and Gloves and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure and manufacturer’s recommendations and limitations.

 

Confined Space Awareness, Entry and Rescue – Meets or exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 Confined Spaces requirements and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout-Tagout) – Meets or exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 requirements and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Occupational Noise Exposure – Meets or exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95 requirements for selection and use and incorporates site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Bloodborne Pathogens – Awareness training that meets or exceeds the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030.  Program can be designed to cover site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Emergency Evacuation – Provides training as required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E and all Standards that apply.  Program can also be designed to cover and incorporate site-specific policy and procedure.

 

Fire Extinguisher and Emergency Action Plans – Fire extinguisher training as required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E and all Standards that apply.  Program can also be designed to cover and incorporate site-specific policy and procedure. 

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Safety and Health

 

Safety Awareness Programs – Site-specific developed training based on site assessment. 

 

Certified Safety and Health Train-the-Trainer Program – Trainer instruction and techniques to deliver IAM CREST curriculum or site-specific developed curriculum.  

 

National Safety Council Certified Defensive Driving Course DDC-8 – A comprehensive driver improvement program with a basic curriculum offering practical knowledge and techniques to avoid crashes, and to choose safe, responsible and lawful driving behaviors.  Insurance companies in 34 states offer a reduction on insurance premiums to DDC graduates.

 

Other site-specific available training: These programs are designed specifically for the site being trained using the site safety and health plan and policies and procedures. They can be provided in conjunction with other programs as a site-specific need or as individual programs. 

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