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5/6/2020 - 5/7/2020  - 10 HR OSHA Construction

Location: Zoom-Virtual Teleconferencing
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 4:30 PM
Member Price: $0.00 / Non-Member Price: $0.00

10 Hr OSHA Construction

5/6: 8am - 4:30pm
5/7: 8am-12pm


**After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.**

The OSHA 10 Hour for Construction Industry provides training for entry-level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in Construction industry. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Through this training, OSHA helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Students who successfully complete the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry course receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry wallet card from the OSHA Training Institute.

This OSHA 10-Hour Construction course covers a broad spectrum of valuable health and safety workplace topics that will familiarize you with OSHA Construction standards. These topics will include the OSHA Construction Focus Four, identifying common worksite hazards, tool operation and more. Introduction to OSHA, Fall Protection, Electrocution Hazards, Struck-By Hazards, Caught-In Hazards, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Health Hazards, Material Handling, Tools — Hand and Power, Scaffolding and Excavation and Trenching.

Upon successful completion of this 10 Hour Program, you will be able to:

· Explain OSHA’s purpose and how its standards serve to make the workplace safer for construction workers

· Discuss the major areas in construction to which OSHA standards apply, and what those standards mandate 

· Recall what employer/employee issues OSHA covers, how and when to contact OSHA , & what protections OSHA may provide 

· Name overall safety practices relevant to the construction industry, and explain what precautions to take against hazards on the job 

· Obtain your OSHA 10 Card (Attendee must be present in all 10 hours to receive card)

Instructor: Scott McKenna & Ron Witt, Catamount Consulting

Scott McKenna is the President of Catamount Consulting. He is a certified instructor with the Mine Safety Health Administration, and an OSHA Certified Construction Trainer. He has over 24 years experience in the mining and construction industries and is active in multiple organizations. He has authored or contributed to several published articles and lectures on a regular basis to a wide variety of business and safety professionals. The Catamount Team provides an expertise in all facets of construction, manufacturing, mining, firearms and all facets of business. Scott is the head assistant varsity wrestling coach at Warrensburg Central School and has been for nearly 20 years. Over the last 5 years, the team has compiled over 100 wins and five consecutive years of Championship Seasons as well as qualifying multiple wrestlers for the prestigious New York State Championships. McKenna believes that we are all coaches within the People Business. Regardless of Your Team you must have high levels of emotional intelligence to assure everyone around you is coached to their particular level of high performance.

Ron Witt has been involved with safety and safety training for over 25 years. His work experience includes mining and construction and general industry; 12 years working in surface mining, 13 years working for a large Mid-Atlantic Construction company as their Safety Management expert. As a safety professional Ron has provided a wide variety of training and consulting solutions to industry as well as being a speaker at many mining and construction safety seminars and conferences. As a past instructor for both Penn State and Drexel University, currently working with Lehigh- Carbon Community College, he is the owner of Catamount Ron Witt LLC. Ron is a Certified MSHA Instructor, Master OSHA Instructor, ATSSA work zone Instructor. Ron is also an instructor for the Rigging Institute providing expertise in rigging, signaling and crane safety. Ron holds certifications from the NCCCO for both certified signal person and rigger.

Funding Provided By:
New York State Occupational Safety & Health Hazard Abatement Board through the OSH T+E Fund


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