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Falls from even as little as four feet can cause serious injury or death to workers. OSHA defines two kinds of fall protection: passive fall protection, such as guardrails or netting, and active fall protection. When passive fall protection is not enough, active fall protection such as personal fall arrest systems, positioning systems, travel restraint systems and rope descent systems can help protect workers. Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to identify active fall protection systems and their characteristics. This course is designed for personnel who may need to use an active fall protection system in the course of their work duties. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
People who work outdoors or in cold indoor environments such as walk-in freezers are frequently subject to cold, wet working conditions. Working in wet or cold environments can take a heavy toll on workers’ bodies and be hazardous to their health. Workers who work in wet in cold or wet environments must be able to prepare to work in these conditions. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to identify factors that contribute to cold stress, recognize signs and symptoms of cold stress, and identify controls that can help prevent cold stress. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, is a recently discovered respiratory disease. While this virus is new and many people are concerned about its spread, taking the same general precautions used to prevent flu and other virus transmission is the best strategy for staying healthy. After learners have completed this course, they should be able to identify general preventive measures for virus transmission, as well as strategies specific to COVID-19. SafetySkills Video Length (9:00)
The Emergency Medical Responder is an integral part of the Emergency Medical Services System. The term "first responder" has been applied to the first individual that arrives at the scene regardless of the individual's credentials. This class will provide students with the core knowledge, skills, and attitudes to function in the capacity of a first responder. Each student's first attempt at the certification test is included in the schedule and cost of the course.
Training you to be a successful EMT and meet the requirements set forth by the State Department of Health. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to take the national registry exam. Books, insurance, and specific supplies are included in the course fee. Additional costs of black slacks, black belt, and black, leather, enclosed shoes are the responsibility of the student. Tuition is waived for those on a volunteer Fire Department roster in Garfield County. This class will be a hybrid of online cognitive learning, hands on skill labs that will take place on pre-determined dates and 36 hours of clinicals on an ambulance. The instructor will be available through phone and email during the week.
Fires and explosions account for 16% of the total fatalities in the oil and gas industry. Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to identify flash fires, the engineering and administrative controls used to prevent flash fires, the difference between flame resistant and flame retardant clothing, and the fire hazards associated with the three stages of oil and gas operations. This course is designed for all employees who may work for an oil and gas company that performs well drilling, servicing, and production-related operations. This course is intended to assist the employer in meeting OSHA regulations on personal protective equipment.
In 2012, OSHA updated the Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) standard to require the use of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Employees who need HAZCOM training under the OSHA standard must now also be trained over the requirements of GHS. This course is intended for employees who have already received HAZCOM training, but who still need to be trained over the recent GHS update. This course alone will not fulfill the HAZCOM training requirement. Employees who have not yet received HAZCOM training should take one of our Hazard Communication courses, all of which include all of the information covered in this module. This course is presented in both English and Spanish.
Workers and emergency responders who cleanup hazardous waste have a higher rate of exposure to these materials than the average person. OSHA's HAZWOPER Standard helps protect employees involved with hazardous waste cleanup, disposal, and emergency response. This bundled course includes the entire series of online learning modules designed to meet the annual 8-hour refresher requirements for HAZWOPER general site workers: Introduction to HAZWOPER, Hazard Recognition, Toxicology and Medical Surveillance, Site Entry and Reconnaissance, Personal Protective Equipment, Respirators, Decontamination, and Exposure Monitoring.
Ladders are one of the most common and simple tools people use on the job. It’s easy to forget that they can also be extremely dangerous. Each year in the United States, accidents involving ladders cause approximately 300 deaths and 130,000 injuries requiring emergency medical attention. This course should assist learners in recognizing hazards of ladder use, different types of ladders, and inspection requirements. This course is intended for employees in the oil and gas industry who use ladders at work on a regular basis, and will assist employers in meeting OSHA standards on ladder safety. While this course addresses OSHA training requirements, there may be a site-specific training component required that must be fulfilled by an employer.
Lead has been used for thousands of years for different reasons such as cooking pots, utensils, and plumbing. However, accidental exposure and consumption to lead is poisonous and can result in significant organ and tissue damage. This course will teach employees about the hazards of lead exposure and controls used to minimize or eliminate those hazards. Employees will learn about the effects of lead exposure and the use of personal protective equipment and other methods to reduce the risk of hazardous exposure. This course is intended for general-industry employees who may be exposed to significant levels of lead, and can assist employers in meeting OSHA’s requirements on lead exposure. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Many work environments can involve airborne particles that could be hazardous if inhaled. Airborne viruses, hazardous chemical fumes, and even some types of dust particles can cause injury or illness if workers breathe them in. If the atmosphere becomes hazardous to breathe, employees may require respiratory protection. Learners who successfully complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of the basics of respiratory protection and how to use it on the job. Employees will learn about potential inhalation hazards, the different respirator types and their uses, how to fit test a respirator mask, and respirator care and maintenance. This course is designed for general industry employees who, during their regular work duties, are required to wear respiratory protection, and is intended to assist the employer in meeting OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard. While this course addresses OSHA training requirements, there may be additional site-specific training components, hands-on training, and health testing required that must be fulfilled by an employer. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Energy Training Council, Safeland USA and Autry Technology Center partner to provide health, safety, and environmental orientation for the energy industry. This 10-hour orientation will cover PPE, Confined Space Awareness, Fire Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Hazcom, Environmental Awareness, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, H2S Awareness, Substance Abuse and other topics. Our primary goal is to reduce the number of preventable accidents. This is required training for many oilfield companies.
Safeland class for Oilfield workers in Spanish
Scissor lifts are popular in many job settings because they provide a mobile elevated work surface that is flexible, quick to set up, and relatively safe and easy to use. However, they do still come with hazards, and injuries on scissor lifts can be severe. Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to recognize common scissor lift hazards and safe operating procedures. This course is intended for workers in any industry who use scissor lifts on the job.
Phase I includes interpreting security guard law, first aid, fire extinguishers and writing field notes and reports. You will also interpret legal powers. Phase II includes public relations, fixed post duties, patrolling and investigating security incidents. Cost of the class includes first attempt for the certification exam.
Silica is a very common ingredient found in all kinds of products. In recent years, the rising number of silica-related illnesses has caused the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay closer attention to silica exposure in the workplace. Workers who successfully complete this course will be able to identify common materials containing crystalline silica, and the hazards associated with crystalline silica exposure. They will also demonstrate knowledge of the health effects associated with crystalline silica exposure, and measures that can be taken to eliminate or minimize crystalline silica exposure on the job. This course is designed for workers in the oil and gas, construction and general industries who may, in the course of performing their duties, come in contact with materials that may contain breathable crystalline silica particles.
Oil and gas exploration and production sites carry a risk of causing harm to public health or the environment in the form of spills and other releases. While oil and gas companies will have very specific protocol for dealing with emergency releases, field personnel are often responsible for responding to smaller, incidental releases. Learners who successfully complete this course will demonstrate the ability to identify the difference between incidental and emergency releases, identify recommended release-prevention measures, and identify proper incident-release response measures. This course is intended for oil and gas employees that may come across a spill while working on the job, and can help employers comply with the Oil Pollution Act and EPA regulations on spill prevention and control.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are roughly 150,000 construction site workers injured each year. Many of these accidents are preventable. If a worker recognizes a situation in which there is the potential for themselves or a coworker being injured, or if there is a potential of a release of a contaminant to the environment, that worker has a responsibility to stop the work that is being done until the potential danger has been removed and the issue resolved. Upon completion of this course, the learner will demonstrate the ability to identify the elements of a stop work authority program and employee responsibilities in a stop work authority program. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Oil and gas field work often takes place in remote locations, and there is a good chance that workers may come into contact with wildlife on the job. Wild animals can attack people, transmit diseases and damage property, so it is important for workers to know what to do when they encounter wild animals in the field. This course is designed to teach oil and gas workers how to identify various types of dangerous and nuisance animals common to North America, the hazards they present, and the standard precautions to take if these animals are encountered. This course is intended for all employees who may encounter wild animals in the course of their duties. This course is available in both English and Spanish.
Jobs in the oil and gas industry often require driving and working outdoors. In some cases, this means working or driving in extreme temperatures or conditions. Workers who successfully complete this course will be able to identify the factors that contribute to heat loss, the adverse effects of cold stress and how to treat them, preventative measures to avoid cold stress, the winter-related hazardous road conditions and safe driving practices, and how to prepare for hazardous driving conditions. This course is intended for oil and gas workers who are required to work or drive in hazardous winter-weather conditions.