Safety and Emergency Preparedness
The Center for Safety and Emergency Preparedness is dedicated to helping businesses prevent injuries, save lives, and increase their bottom line through education and training.
We are pleased to announce our affiliation with the University of Texas-Arlington OSHA Education Center. This affiliation between two highly respected universities will create an opportunity for our business and industry clients to receive the best training available in the areas of occupational health and safety. Our training courses are developed by qualified instructors and industry experts who offer standards-based OSHA compliance training necessary to ensure a safe working environment.
Training options can be customized for on-site delivery.
If you have training needs, the PDTC has solutions. Let us be your one-stop training organization dedicated to providing high-quality, effective and affordable training.
OSHA Courses Offered:
*These courses are being held through an affiliation with the Region VI OSHA Education Center at the University of Texas–Arlington
OSHA 3095 - Electrical Standards
This course utilizes the OSHA standards and the National Electrical Code to provide an overview of electrical installations and equipment with emphasis on controlling electrical hazards. Participants gain knowledge of single and three phase systems, energized parts, cord and plug connected equipment, fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, personal protective equipment, hazardous energy control, first aid or medical services, and safe work practices. Special emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA inspection procedures.
OSHA 2250 - Ergonomic Awareness
This course will familiarize participants with the application of ergonomic principles for the reduction of musculoskeletal stress and strain in the workplace with the goal of controlling or preventing workplace musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Participants will conduct a task analysis of jobs to identify risk factors and present plans for worker protection.
OSHA 3010 - Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
This course provides instruction on the OSHA standards and safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Participants learn the principles of practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered, testing methods are demonstrated and an exercise is completed using instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears and engineering rods.
OSHA 2015 - Hazardous Materials
This course provides an overview of OSHA’s General Industry standards regarding hazardous materials as well as other proprietary and consensus standards related to hazardous materials. Subjects covered include proper storage and handling procedures; precautions for hazardous waste operations; and processes for handling flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, and cryogenic liquids.
CEE 101 - Introduction to Environmental Compliance and Management
This course is designed to give safety professionals the tools they need to ensure their workplace is in compliance with environmental regulations, reduce environmental risk and anticipate pending environmental issues. The course will cover the basics of environmental regulations and demonstrate how to identify pertinent regulations. It will also cover how to manage common tasks associated with an environmental department such as permitting, avoiding violations, preparing for an inspection, keeping records and preparing reports. The course will follow a case study through each media to allow attendees to apply knowledge of topics discussed during the course
OSHA 2045 - Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
This course will help you become familiar with a wide variety of common machinery and the associated hazards of the machinery along with related safety standards and appropriate guarding methods including protection about hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout). Participants will learn to apply hazard recognition concepts on a site inspection using a process of identifying and evaluating the machinery and machine guarding hazards; researching the related standards; and exploring hazard abatement options.
OSHA 7500 – Introduction to Safety and Health Management
This introductory course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health program with strategies and techniques that are critical to each element's proper management. The course is designed for the small employer, business owner, or manager designated with the responsibility to develop and manage a firm's safety and health program or system. The training is also suitable for employees and employee representatives responsible for improving safety and health in the workplace.
OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
This course is intended to increase your knowledge of OSHA regulations related to industrial hygiene as well as relevant industrial hygiene practices and procedures. Specific topics such as permissible exposure limits, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, sampling instrumentation, hearing conservation, workplace health program and other industrial hygiene issues will be addressed.
OSHA 510 - Standards for the Construction Industry
This course covers the OSHA standards for the construction industry found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1926 along with other relevant policies, procedures, and safety and health principles for the construction industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous and most frequently cited by OSHA.
OSHA 511 - Standards for General Industry
This course covers the OSHA standards for general industry found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910 along with other relevant policies, procedures, and safety and health principles for general industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous and most frequently cited by OSHA.
OSHA 5110G - Standards for General Industry – Emphasis on Oil and Gas
This course covers the OSHA standards for general industry found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910 along with other relevant policies, procedures, and safety and health principles for general industry. Standards will be addressed from the perspective of their application within the oil and gas industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous and most frequently cited by OSHA.
OSHA 500 - Trainer Course for the Construction Industry
This trainer course is designed for personnel interested in teaching the OSHA 10- or 30-Hour Construction Outreach course. Special emphasis is placed on request topics in the OSHA Outreach Program. Various instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts will also be covered. Course participants will work in groups or independently to practice their presentation of selected topics. Written and performance examinations are given during the course. Successful completion of the course and the final examinations allow the participant to be recognized as an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for Construction Industry.
OSHA 501 - Trainer Course for General Industry
This trainer course is designed for personnel interested in teaching the OSHA 10- or 30-Hour General Industry Outreach courses. Special emphasis is placed on required topics in the OSHA Outreach Program. Various instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts will also be covered. Course participants will work in groups or independently to practice their presentation of selected topics. (Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop to work on presentation materials.) Written and performance examinations are given during the course. Successful completion of the course and the final examinations allow the participant to be recognized as an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry.
OSHA 502 - Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
This course is the update required every four years for all OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainers for the Construction Industry. It provides timely information on OSHA Construction Industry standards, policies and regulations.
Construction industry voluntary compliance outreach trainers must take this update course every four years. If your card has expired, you must retake the OSHA 500 course and exam.
OSHA 503 - Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
This course is the update required every four years for all OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainers for General Industry. It provides timely information on OSHA General Industry standards, policies and regulations.
General industry voluntary compliance outreach trainers must take this course every four years. If your card has expired, you must retake the OSHA 501 course and exam.
Other Courses Offered:
Climb Safety and Rescue for Wind Industry
This course trains wind industry technicians in principles of fall protection and rescue. Focusing on the use of a planned approach to working at heights, the course begins with basic fall protection principles, including the five methods of the fall protection hierarchy, emphasizing the most common methods utilize to protect climbers from the various fall hazards encountered on towers and nacelles with an overview of commercially-available fall arrest systems. The function and use of each piece of equipment is discussed during interactive classroom sessions and followed with extensive hands-on activities for gaining practical experience.
SH 320 - Electric Arc Flash and NFPA 70-E Awareness Training
This course is based on electrical safety measures required in and out of the field. Course will cover personal protective equipment requirements, potential electrical hazards, and the standards that must met to prevent harmful situations.
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