Accident prevention and workplace safety makes sense for every business and should be taken seriously. With a board certified CSP on staff, ECS offers a wide range of training specifically tailored to adhere with the regulations put forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We have industry professionals in the general, construction, and maritime industries ready to help minimize workplace injuries.
HAZWOPER 40 HOUR
HAZWOPER training is required for individuals who may come into contact with hazardous materials when performing site specific tasks over a specific duration of time. It addresses the nine hazard classes, the process for identifying hazards, and personal protection; while providing a basic understanding of the health and safety concerns based on exposure. The HAZWOPER 40 Hour class meets the training requirements put forth by OSHA in 29 CFR 1910.120 (e) 3.
OSHA requires an annual eight-hour refresher for individuals with a HAZWOPER certification. The class reviews information taught in the HAZWOPER 40 Hour, while speaking to any changes in regulations or legislation regarding hazardous waste. Students are encouraged to bring their own experiences to the classroom, and participate in an active conversation. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (e) 8.
Confined Space Entry and Industrial Rescue
A confined space is defined as a space that is large enough and configured for bodily entry, is not designed for continuous human occupancy, and has limited entry and egress. The class is intended to increase student’s awareness of what makes a confined space, while covering the distinction between a confined space versus a permit required confined space. The class addresses the duties of the entrant, attendant, and supervisor when working with a confined space. Additionally, the class covers entry procedures, hazards, air monitoring, ventilation, evacuation and hands on industrial rescue procedures practice. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146.
The fall protection class is intended for individuals who are going to be working at heights and/or supervising employees working at heights, where there is an unprotected edge is 6 feet (1.8m) or more from the lower level. The class covers assessment of fall hazards, types of fall protection, and proper inspection of fall protection equipment. Students practice inspecting their own fall protection, and the use of the buddy system to further ensure the fall protection is being worn correctly and is in good working condition. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1926.501.
The forklift safety class is intended for individuals who will be operating a powered industrial truck for work. Materials covered in the course includes a pre-trip check of the vehicle to make sure everything is in good working condition, load capacity and movement, and safely operating the vehicle around people. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178.
Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) training covers the steps necessary to isolate stored energy, which allows machines and equipment to be worked on safely. The procedure varies from situation to situation, but the principles remain the same. The class covers the importance and reasons of lock out tag out, the systematic and very deliberate steps of LOTO, and a practice walk through. This class meets the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147.
Using a crane safely requires an understanding of how loads move, the importance of where you pick the load from. Practice is key when using a crane, this course includes an overview of how the crane operates, practice moving a load, and reviews and practices the hands signals used when making a blind pick. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.179.
The fire extinguisher training covers fires and the three elements needed for a fire: heat, fuel, and an oxidizing agent, commonly known as the fire triangle. Provides overview of the different types of fire extinguishers and the types of fires they are used to fight, and hands on practice using a fire extinguisher to fight an incipient fire. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical in helping ensure a safe work place. Hazard assessments determine the types of PPE needed for specific jobs, which allows employers to provide the employees with proper protection. The PPE class highlights different types of PPE, the importance of a proper fit, and regular inspection. This class meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132.
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC)
Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures (SPCC) outlines the importance of being prepared for a possible spill. SPCC training looks at the layout of the facility, paying close attention of the location of each oil storage container, the design and characteristics of each container, built in fail-safes, while noting the lowest point and overall lay of the land surrounding the facility. Furthermore, it looks at and discusses the spill response equipment on hand for the specific location, while thinking about the steps/actions required to response to a spill. This training meets the requirements of EPA 40 CFR 112.7.
Emergency Action Plan
Employers are required to put forth an emergency action plan for their employees, which provides the procedures for reporting an emergency, evacuation of a facility, muster points, accounting for employees. Training and review of the emergency action plan is essential because it make sure everyone is on the same page and understands the procedures defined in the plan. This training meets the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38.
This class covers Adult CPR, AED use, Choking, and First Aid. Whether you are getting certified for the first time or renewing your certification, we’ll get you up to date with all the latest standards.
OSHA Safety Audit
An OSHA safety audit it designed to make sure your company is staying up-to-date with existing safety regulations and codes outlined by OSHA. ECS acts a third party inspector, providing a fresh set of eyes that can uncover any violations that an OSHA inspector would find. When ECS sends a safety inspector, at the request of the client, their goal is to make operations as safe as possible for everyone. Active involvement of employees in the implementation and development/modification of the safety program provides a sense of ownership and responsibility.
There is no one size fits all safety audit, they very based on the type industry, company size and location, appropriate local, state, and federal laws, and any company specific factors that may impact the health and safety of the employees and customers. Once we understand the type of work you do and existing conditions of your company we will be able to provide a safety audit that is tailored to your needs. Let us help you make sure you are meeting the OSHA regulations and codes.