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Maine Department of Labor, SafetyWorks! class schedule.



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Lockout/Tagout Procedures

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:23:13 EDT

This training session covers the OSHA requirements and procedures to be used in the Lockout/Tagout process to ensure safety and protection during repair and maintenance of equipment. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Fire Extinguisher Emergency Action Plan Workplace Violence

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:02:33 EDT

In this class, you will learn about Emergency Action Plans including workplace violence as well as various types of fire extinguishers and how to maintain them. This is a hands-on class. Those attending this class should come prepared to discharge a fire extinguisher. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



NFPA # 1403 Live Burn Training

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:17:28 EDT

This half-day course provides training to fire fighters and emergency response personnel on the proper approach for conducting safe and efficient, live, fire-training evaluations for both acquired structures and static-burn facilities. Discussion will also include legal ramifications in the event of a negative outcome. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Scaffolding and Fall Protection

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:19:51 EDT

In this class, you will learn the types of scaffolding, proper setup, how to protect workers from falls, and when you must use fall protection. The instructor will explain the OSHA requirements for scaffolding and fall protection, including the definition of "competent person." Class runs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.



Machine Guarding

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:47:22 EDT

Participants in this class will learn about the standards for metal and woodworking machines as well as various machine guarding techniques. We will apply basic guarding practices when specific issues are not covered in the regulation. OSHA Subpart O will be covered. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Ladder Safety

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:23:02 EDT

Ladders are a major source of injuries and fatalities in the workplace. Yet falls can be reduced if people use caution when climbing ladders or when working in places where falls are a potential hazard. This course will show participants how falls from ladders can be prevented through education that includes planning for ladder use, inspecting the ladder prior to use, and using basic ladder safeguards. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Impairment Detection Training for Employers

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:43:58 EDT

This training session is designed to help owners, managers and supervisors recognize and respond appropriately to employee impairment in the workplace to reduce worker accidents and injuries. Participants will be taught procedures to detect impairment regardless of the substance used or physical conditions such as illness, fatigue etc. that might be the cause. This class is designed to fulfill the federal DOT requirements for reasonable suspicion training of supervisors. In addition, participants will learn how to develop and implement policies that address impairment in the workplace and are in compliance with Maine's Substance Abuse Testing Law. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



Forklift Operator Safety

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:11:21 EDT

This class is designed for new operators. The instruction will involve classroom and hands-on training. Training will include performing a forklift inspection and use of the department's forklift simulator. This training does not meet the requirements to qualify the participants to be a "qualified operator". Only the employer can provide such certification. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.



10-Hour Construction Standards

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:08:21 EDT

This 1 1/2-day course offers basic information on several of the OSHA standards for construction (29 CFR 1926). Attendees who complete the course will receive an OSHA 10-hour course completion certificate. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on day one and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on day two.



10-Hour Construction Standards --

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:14:09 EDT

This 1 1/2 day course offers basic information on several of the OSHA standards for construction (29 CFR 1926). Attendees who complete the course will receive an OSHA 10-hour course completion certificate. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on day one and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on day two.



Accident Investigation/Injury Analysis

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:09 EDT

When work doesn't go as planned, accidents and near-misses happen. Investigating these incidents can prevent similar or even more serious problems from happening. Learn how to conduct a thorough accident/incident investigation and how to use your results to prevent future accidents. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Establishing an Effective Safety Committee --

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:12:16 EDT

One of the best elements of successful injury reduction and prevention is the collaborative involvement of workers, supervisors, and managers in the workplace. This class will give you the skills to put a dynamic committee together or strengthen the work of existing teams. It will provide models for hazard assessment, accident review, and "near-miss" reporting and help you analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your program, giving you a game plan for greater success. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Accident Investigation/Injury Analysis

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:48:20 EDT

When work doesn't go as planned, accidents and near-misses happen. Investigating these incidents can prevent similar or even more serious problems from happening. Learn how to conduct a thorough accident/incident investigation and how to use your results to prevent future accidents. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Confined Space Entry Construction

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:10:12 EDT

A confined space has limited or restrictive openings for going in and out and is not meant for continuous use by workers. OSHA uses the term "permit-required confined space" (permit-space) to describe a confined space in which workers are exposed to serious hazards. Employers must find out if confined spaces are permit-required. Attendees will learn how to evaluate confined spaces, monitor them during use, and set up rescue procedures. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance --

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:46:03 EDT

This course is designed for human resource or benefits professionals, accountants, business owners, managers, or payroll supervisors. Labor laws can be complex. This seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave, and domestic violence), and break requirements. Addresses commonly asked labor related questions. Class runs from 9 a.m.-noon.