Training

Below is a list of trainings we currently provide. However, we are always improving on our training and adding new classes, so if you don't see a training listed that you require, please reach out and we may be still be able to help you. At the very least, we can get you linked up with someone who can help.

 

Training can be completed at our training center, centrally located off the freeway in downtown Puyallup. Additionally, training can be completed at your facility to better accommodate your employees and specific company needs.

8-hour Basic Construction Crane Management

An overview for the supervision and management of construction companies. It features an overview of WAC 296-155- part L and M, the expectations of DOSH and OSHA to help reduce liabilities. The class issues a comprehensive binder with reference materials and gives attendees the knowledge to safely manage crane use on their project.

16-hour Advanced Construction Crane Management

An in-depth advanced class for the supervision and management of the General Contractor. It features an expanded review for WAC 296-155-part L and M, the expectations of DOSH and OSHA to help reduce liabilities. This class issues a comprehensive binder with forms and reference materials and gives attendees the knowledge and confidence to safely manage crane use on their project.

Certified Rigger and Signalman Training

Students will learn and understand the general requirements, duties and responsibilities of the signal person and rigger, including: Standard hand Signals, Basics of Slings, Rigging Hardware and Below-The-Hook Lifting Devices (including their limitations), Rigging Practices and Associated Hazards. Learn inspection requirements. Understand how to calculate load weights and sling angles. Students will be able to demonstrate that they meet the requirements through practical and written tests.

Certification valid for 5 years.

Lift Director

This training will include a review of the specific parts of WAC 296-155-Par L, Duties of Assigned personnel with an emphasis on the responsibilities of the Lift Director, power line safety and lift planning. Attendees will receive a Lift Director's reference manual with this training.

*Attendees must have a current rigger and signal person card*

                                                                                 ANSI 24 Hour Fall Protection Training
Upon conclusion of this 3 day training session, individuals will: be knowledgeable of fall protection equipment (including manufacturer's recommendations and instructions for the proper use), inspection of and maintenance of equipment. Students will have the ability to conduct a fall hazard survey to identify all fall hazards as well as obtain other crucial fall protection knowledge. This course has been developed to satisfy EM-385-1-1 2014 ANSI/ASSE Z 359.2-2007 and ANSI/ASSE Z-490.1-2016 requirements including 24 hours of training, with 8 hours of hands-on practical training.

Asbestos, Lead, & Silica Awareness

Lead, Asbestos, and Silica all have extremely damaging health effects. If your employees are working in an area that is believed to be subjected to lead and asbestos all employees working must go through training, prior to any exposure to the area.

Training valid for 1 year.

 

Silica Competent Person

Learn the risks and regulatory requirements for protecting employees who work with materials that contain Silica. Roles of the Competent Person and how to use OSHA Table 1 to reduce exposure will be covered.



CPR/First Aid

Learn to respond to emergency situations with skills that can save a life. This course prepares individuals to provide care in adult CPR and rescue breathing as well as first aid for choking, control of bleeding care for muscle, bone and joint injuries, sudden illness and burns. AED usage and heat stress included.

Certification valid for 2 years.
 


Confined Space

Students will learn the difference between permit and non-permit confined spaces. They will understand the general requirements, duties and responsibilities of: the attendant, entrant and supervisor of a confined space. Works will learn hazard recognition, air monitoring, documentation and emergency rescue procedures.
 

Basic Fall Protection (4 Hour Class)

Learn various fall protection systems including the difference between a 3000# and 5000# anchor point, how to establish a controlled access zone, and demonstration of equipment, including proper inspection.

Advanced Fall Protection (8 Hour Class)

Introduction to fall protection including Competent Person Definition and WAC/OSHA terms. Equipment anchors/lanyards/SRL's and specialty systems, including care and inspection. Additionally, this training includes ladders and stairs, how to properly calculate for fall arrest and how to complete a fall protection plan, including proper rescue.


 


Flagger Certification

Training included: Proper signaling, flagger positioning, required clothing, use of flagger tools and signaling for-stopping, slowing and releasing traffic. It will also include the hazards of night time flagging and setting up a temporary traffic control zone. Successful completion requires passing an exam.

Certification valid for 3 years.
 


Forklift Operation 

Instruction covers: operating guidelines, familiarization with controls and instrument panels, engine and motor technicalities, steering and moving, fork and other attachment operations as well as workplace awareness.

 

MEWP (Motorized Elevated Worker Platform)

Formerly Aerial Platform training-Instruction covers: Operating guidelines, familiarization with controls, instrument panels and workplace awareness. Includes proper inspection and "competent person" information.


OSHA 10 

Do your workers have the training to identify and stop potential hazards on the jobsite? This course is designed to increase basic safety knowledge for all construction workers. Give your crew the information they need to prevent injuries and citations by improving their hazard awareness and recognition skills. Includes: familiarization with WISHA/OSHA, fall protection, stairs and ladders, scaffolding, HAZCOM, electrical, excavation, forklift and more. Attendees must complete all 10 hours to be issued a card by OSHA.  



OSHA 30

Does your construction management team know what to do if OSHA shows up? Will they know how to handle the situation professionally? Your designated Competent Person must have training or experience along with an understanding of the regulations to qualify for the position. Our 30-hour course will prepare them to understand the WACs and CFRs needed to provide a safe environment effectively and efficiently on the construction site. This training is designed for Estimators, Project Managers and Project Engineers, Site Personnel (Superintendent, Foreman, and Site Safety). Attendees will receive an electronic file of forms, documents and other information that can be referenced as needed on future projects. Attendees must complete all 30 hours to be issued a card by OSHA.


Scaffolding User Training

This course provides an overview of safety standards as they relate to the scaffold design, erection, maintenance and use. Training includes activities to recognize hazards associated with types of scaffolds being used and how to control those hazards.



Respiratory Protection Training and Fit Test

Who is required to take medical evaluations? Fit testing? Who can perform the fit testing? How often is testing required? Learn how to select a respirator properly as well as its limits and capabilities. Also learn how to use, maintain and properly store equipment. Fit test valid for 1 year.

Competent Person for Scaffold

An advanced overview of safety standards as they relate to the scaffold design, erection, maintenance and use of supported welded tubular frame scaffold. The training will include:

  1. Assessment of the base material the scaffold will be erected upon

  2. Load calculations for materials and personnel

  3. Erection and dismantling

  4. Review of standards associated with EM385 1-1, CFR and WAC

  5. Inspection Criteria

Trenching and Excavation

All workers who enter trenches and excavations need to be trained in the recognition and avoidance of hazards. Course includes identification of potential hazards, soil analysis, use of protective systems, safe operation and documentation.