View the SCS Engineers Health & Safety 2019 Course List, including the registration form, schedule, and pricing here. Courses offered in the first six months of 2019 include the following:
AHERA Asbestos Awareness Training [2 Hours] This two-hour training is designed for school custodians, building owners, property managers, or interested personnel in facilities containing asbestos. Discussion covers: what asbestos is; what it looks like; where it can be found; health hazards involved; legal liabilities, and precautions to take once asbestos is discovered.
AHERA Asbestos Worker: Initial Training [32 Hours] This four-day training, approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, is mandatory for any workers removing asbestos in schools and all personnel involved in asbestos-related activities in public and commercial buildings. Course curriculum includes a history of asbestos; health effects; medical surveillance; federal/state/local regulatory compliance; respiratory and personal protection; state-of-the-art work practices and procedures, and “hands-on” training.
AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector: Initial Training [24 Hours] Approved by the EPA, this three-day instruction is designed for persons who perform asbestos building inspections; take samples of suspect materials, and determine material conditions; surveillance; respiratory and personal protection; regulatory compliance; asbestos identification; assessment of suspect material condition; sampling techniques and procedures for report generation.
AHERA Asbestos Management Planner: Initial Training [16 Hours] Course syllabus covers interpretation /evaluation of asbestos inspection results; hazard assessment determination; selection of response actions; cost estimation and financing operations; public relations and development of operations & maintenance (O&M) programs.
AHERA Asbestos Contractor Supervisor: Initial Training [40 Hours] This EPA-approved five-day class is intended for supervisory personnel who direct asbestos abatement projects. The curriculum meets EPA/AHERA requirements as well as the National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS) and OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1101/1910.1001. Contractor/Supervisor trainees receive all subject matter offered in the worker course in addition to instruction on supervisory techniques; monitoring procedures; contract specifications; legal considerations; insurance types; coverage limitations and bonding.
AHERA Asbestos Project Designer: Initial Training [24 Hours] This 3-day course, approved by the EPA, provides an asbestos abatement project overview from the standpoint of: design concepts; preparation of contract and project specifications; cost estimation considerations and compliance with Federal and Regional regulations.
Asbestos Operations and Maintenance [16 Hours] Under federal regulations, this training is mandatory for all engineering, custodial and janitorial personnel involved with disturbing asbestos-containing building materials. The two-day class includes an Asbestos Awareness presentation as well as work practices, health considerations, and personal protection. The course meets all OSHA requirements.
AHERA Asbestos Worker: Refresher [8 Hours] AHERA-accredited personnel are required to attend an annual recertification class. Workers attend a yearly 8-hour update.
AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector: Refresher [4 Hours] AHERA-accredited personnel are required to attend an annual recertification class. Building Inspectors attend a half-day (4-hour) course. Workers not trained by SCS must bring proof of previous year’s refresher certification.
AHERA Asbestos Management Planner: Refresher [4 Hours] AHERA-accredited personnel are required to attend an annual recertification class. Management Planners attend half-day (4-hour) refresher training.
AHERA Asbestos Contractor Supervisor: Refresher [8 Hours] AHERA-accredited personnel are required to attend an annual recertification class. Contractor/Supervisors attend a yearly 8-hour update.
AHERA Asbestos Project Designer: Refresher [8 Hours] AHERA-accredited personnel are required to attend an annual re-certification class. Project Designers attend a yearly 8-hour update.
Asbestos Operations and Maintenance: Refresher [8 Hours] Refresher training is mandatory for all engineering, custodial and janitorial personnel involved with disturbing asbestos-containing building materials every 12 months.
Bloodborne Pathogens [2 Hours] This four-hour seminar complies with OSHA training regulations for “all employees with occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.” The curriculum includes definitions; exposure control through engineering and work practices; protective equipment; regulated waste; Hazard Communication; recordkeeping and control plans.
Fungal Contamination in Buildings: remediation practices [8 Hours] The course will cover specifications, abatement techniques, decontamination & cleanup methods, disinfection procedures, microbial treatments, personal protective equipment, medical surveillance & project management.
Hazardous Materials Worker: HAZWOPER Initial Training [40 Hours] Intended for site workers; operators; handlers; personnel at treatment/storage/disposal facilities; and others needing to comply with OSHA initial 40-hour training requirements. Course syllabus covers hazardous materials recognition; toxicology; medical surveillance; chemical hazards; respiratory and personal protection; monitoring equipment and procedures; confined space entry; operational zone determination; spill control engineering and decontamination.
Hazardous Materials Worker: HAZWOPER Annual Refresher [8 Hours] Offered in compliance with OSHA Annual Refresher training requirements. The instructional focus of this one-day update is a regulatory review; standards for generators; hazard communications; site safety considerations; emergency response actions; waste-handling techniques, and operations and planning.
OSHA 30 Hour Training for the Construction Industry [5-Days] This training session provides safety and health topics to entry-level or advanced participants. The curriculum, ranging from health and safety provisions of OSHA’s General Duty Clause to Hazard Communication instruction, complies with OSHA- designated training topics for the Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926).Certificate of attendance given at the end of the session. OSHA 30 hour card received in 4-6 weeks.
Permit Entry Confined Space Training [16 Hours] This 16-hour course offers students topics such as identifying permit-required confined spaces and their hazards; the proper utilization of gas monitoring equipment; methods to safely ventilate a confined space. It includes the duties of supervisors, entrants, and attendants; requirements for rescue services & personnel and the steps necessary to temporarily reclassify a permit-required confined space to a non-permit space. Students must attend both days.