Skip to content

Continuing Education Courses

Course #12593 - A STEP Ahead in Safety/Professional

Course Expiration: June 26, 2019
Course Type: Contractor
Core Credit Hours: 3.0
Professional Credit Hours: 3.0
Course Type: Electrician
Professional Credit Hours: 3.0
Course Type: Plumber
Professional Credit Hours: 3.0
Course Name:A STEP Ahead in Safety/Professional
Course Outline & Objectives:Invest in tomorrow, Practice safety today: STEP new hire safety orientation Course Description: New hire orientation is a great way to indoctrinate recently hired employees in a company's safety culture and familiarize them with the environment they will be exposed to, health and safety expectations the will be expected to meet and policies and procedures they will need to follow. This course will provide insight into: *Safety Commitment expectations and responsibilities. *Workplace safety rules specific to the site and hazards. *Hazard, injury, and emergency communication and reporting procedures. *Protective gear/safety skills demonstration. *Assignment of a safety mentor to each new hire until orientation is complete. *Performance evaluation and record keeping. ? Before you start be safety smart! New hire mentor program Course Description: Training is critical to alleviating the challenges faced when trying to learn the ropes and mentoring has proven to be successful for adapting to the new company culture faster. Hiring experienced employees is no guarantee for decreased safety risks. This course will focus on steps of an effective training program which includes: *Introduction to the company, management team, and safety committee *Introduction into the specific work place hazards and how new hires should effectively report and correct unsafe conditions or behaviors. *Ways to establish a communication pathway for questions and answers. ? Failing to prepare = Prepare to Fail. STEP site specific safety orientation. Course Description: Company's recognize that although construction projects are similar, no two projects are the same. For that reason, company's conduct safety orientations that are tailored to the specific construction site their crews are working on. The focus of this course will be: Site specific policies and procedures, site specific hazards and operations, company safety vision and core values, and emphasizing the importance of stop-work authority and peer observations. ? If you mess up, Fess up! STEP near miss/near hit analysis Course Description: Often a near miss is a fortunate break in a chain of events - a close call, a narrow escape - that may presage an injury or fatality the next time around. That is why it is critical to take it seriously, report and investigate the casual factors in any near - miss incident and do everything possible to make sure it never happens again. The focus of this course will be to: *Ensure that the site supervisor investigates both accidents and near misses promptly. *Determine casual factors. *Follow up and take corrective actions. *Share lessons learned. ? The ups and downs of ladder safety Course Description: This course will cover the basics in safe ladder use with hands on components to identifying hazardous ladder situations. ? Be aware, take care - Silica Safety Course Description: This training will discuss the requirements for the new respirable crystalline silica final rule. ? A harness is better than a hearse! Watch your step-Fall fatalities and injuries in construction Course Description: This course will provide the information your employees need to work safely when they are "off the ground". Topics covered include: *The consequences of falls in the workplace. *Hazardous work environments. *The safety mindset. *Designing fall hazards out of the workplace. *Proper housekeeping techniques. *Protective measures. *Protective equipment. ? When safety is first, you last! Trenching and Excavation Safety Course Description: Trenching and Excavation are among the most hazardous construction operations. In this course students, will explore the dangers of trenching and excavation, how to protect yourself, what protective systems are available, inspections by a competent person, access and egress, and general trenching and excavation rules. ? Short cuts, cut life short! Don't take short cuts on Scaffolding Safety Course Description: Falling from height is the most common reason for accidents and death in the construction industry. Knowing how to work safely on scaffolds is a big part of protecting yourself from injury or death. Topics to be covered: Falls, guardrail height, unsafe conditions, recognizing hazards, work surface safety, access, capacity and inspections. ? Understanding the legislative process: How construction laws are passed in the State of Utah o This course will address how "ideas" are introduced to legislators, bills are drafted and debated and laws are passed and enacted. During the 2017 Utah Legislative Session, lawmakers considered numerous bill specifically related to the contracting/construction industries. The impact of some of these bills will be discussed, including how construction legislation can affect a contractor's bottom line. ? Lobbying the Utah Legislature: How to be heard when lawmakers consider construction ? Local construction laws and ordinances: How to interface with local/municipal governments ? Why media matters: How to develop and leverage media connections when construction is in the news ? Construction in the public eye: What's newsworthy, and how should the story be shared? ? Understanding the legislative process: How construction laws are passed in the State of Utah o This course will address how "ideas" are introduced to legislators, bills are drafted and debated and laws are passed and enacted. During the 2017 Utah Legislative Session, lawmakers considered numerous bill specifically related to the contracting/construction industries. The impact of some of these bills will be discussed, including how construction legislation can affect a contractor's bottom line. ? Lobbying the Utah Legislature: How to be heard when lawmakers consider construction ? Local construction laws and ordinances: How to interface with local/municipal governments ? Why media matters: How to develop and leverage media connections when construction is in the news ? Construction in the public eye: What's newsworthy, and how should the story be shared?
Course Schedule 06/27/17 North Salt Lake, UT 07/11/17 North Salt Lake, UT 08/01/17 North Salt Lake, UT 08/15/17 Layton, UT 08/29/17 Lindon, UT 09/12/17 North Salt Lake, UT 09/26/17 North Salt Lake, UT 10/03/17 Layton, UT 10/17/17 Lindon, UT 11/07/17 North Salt Lake, UT 11/14/17 Layton, UT 11/21/17 North Salt Lake, UT
Calendar Events
Date: 05/21/2019 Location: Davis
Date: 06/18/2019 Location: Davis
Date: 07/16/2019 Location: Salt Lake
Date: 08/20/2019 Location: Weber
Date: 09/17/2019 Location: Davis
Date: 10/15/2019 Location: Davis
Date: 11/12/2019 Location: Davis
Date: 12/10/2019 Location: Davis
Keywords:
Location(s): Weber Utah Davis
Teaching Method: Live
Company Name: Associated Builders and Contractors of Utah
Phone: 8012945211
Address: 660 W. 900 N., Suite B
City: North Salt Lake
State: UT
Postal Code: 84054
Email Address: tresa.folkman@abcutah.org
The Course Provider is: a professional association or organization involved in the construction trades
Instructor First Name: Tyler
Instructor Last Name: Hunt
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: ABC PRESENTATION WITH Construction-Service-Sheet TH SS.pdf
Instructor First Name: Jennifer
Instructor Last Name: Steele Christensen
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: Jennifer Steele Christensen.docx
Instructor First Name: David
Instructor Last Name: Steele
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: David Steele.docx
Instructor First Name: Heidi
Instructor Last Name: McNulty
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: Heidi McNulty Bio.docx
Instructor First Name: Steve
Instructor Last Name: Scoggin
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: ABC PRESENTATION WITH Construction-Service-Sheet TH SS.pdf
Instructor First Name: Chad
Instructor Last Name: Willson
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: Chad Bio.docx
Instructor First Name: Craig
Instructor Last Name: Willson
Instructor License #:
Instructor Resume:
Instructor Resume: Craig Bio.docx
Instructor First Name: Scott
Instructor Last Name: McKinnon
Instructor License #: UT
Instructor Resume: Scott McKinnon 660 W. 900 N. North Salt Lake, UT 84054 | 801-294-5211 | Scott.McKinnon@abcutah.org Workforce Education and Safety Director Associated Builders and Contractors of Utah Scott McKinnon has over 24 years in the safety industry. He has engaged in compliance and instruction for FRA, MSHA as well as the last 8 years under OSHA. Scott is a Master Safety Trainer and a qualified OSHA Outreach Coordinator. He has been a crucial part of developing and deploying measurable safety programs to various organizations as well as mentored field supervisors on risk assessment and mitigation. Scott utilizes industry best practices to create a paradigm shift in organizations, creating the win/win environment that is both sustainable and dynamic. Scott is Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor qualified for both adult and infant as well as wilderness first aid instructor. Scott graduated with his degree in Business Management. In Scott?s free time he is a 4 time All American trap shooter and enjoys spending time on the family boat fishing and relaxing.
Instructor Resume: Scott McKinnon CE Bio.docx
Instructor First Name: Scott
Instructor Last Name: McKinnon
Instructor License #: UT
Instructor Resume: Scott McKinnon 660 W. 900 N. North Salt Lake, UT 84054 | 801-294-5211 | Scott.McKinnon@abcutah.org Workforce Education and Safety Director Associated Builders and Contractors of Utah Scott McKinnon has over 24 years in the safety industry. He has engaged in compliance and instruction for FRA, MSHA as well as the last 8 years under OSHA. Scott is a Master Safety Trainer and a qualified OSHA Outreach Coordinator. He has been a crucial part of developing and deploying measurable safety programs to various organizations as well as mentored field supervisors on risk assessment and mitigation. Scott utilizes industry best practices to create a paradigm shift in organizations, creating the win/win environment that is both sustainable and dynamic. Scott is Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor qualified for both adult and infant as well as wilderness first aid instructor. Scott graduated with his degree in Business Management. In Scott?s free time he is a 4 time All American trap shooter and enjoys spending time on the family boat fishing and relaxing.
Instructor Resume: Scott McKinnon CE Bio.docx

Back Search Courses Search Licenses