To sign up for any of the courses below, simply click "Buy Now" to be directed to our secure payment page. Each attendee must be registered individually, indicating the name, address and email of the person taking the course. Feel free to call our office to assist you at 509-750-7553.

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EPA Lead Renovators Certification Initial
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Below is a list of all of the courses we provide - call us at 509-750-7553 to set up a private class!

Asbestos Certification

Asbestos Awareness

Our Asbestos Awareness courses are designed especially for custodial, maintenance, and trades persons who will conduct operations which may contact or disturb asbestos in buildings. It is intended to review the source and history of asbestos, and the health effects associated with asbestos exposure. We will discuss the regulations, both federal and state, which limit the activities you may perform relating to asbestos. Finally, we will discuss recognizing damaged and deteriorated asbestos-containing materials. This course also requires that employees be made aware of the locations and quantities of asbestos materials in the building, and the name of the Asbestos Program Manager for the facility where they work.


Business Practices

Business Basics in Washington State

Get the answers to your questions about running a business by attending our course, Business Basics in Washington State. Many companies are overwhelmed from all the departments, regulations, reporting requirements, and processes needed to successfully run a construction company. This course covers company registrations and licensing requirements, basic record-keeping, subcontractor issues and pitfalls, Department of Revenue regulations, employee safety training, and much more!


Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship

Get the answers to your questions about working on Public Works projects in Washington State by taking this Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship course. Find out the rules for prevailing wage work; the 15% apprenticeship utilization requirements; required employee information, including forms, timecards, rules; intent to pay prevailing wage forms; affidavits of wages paid; and certified payroll reports.  


Construction Trade

New Independent Contractor and Employee Rules

The IRS and Labor and Industries have been collecting $100,000s from Prime Contractors using "independent contractors" instead of employees. "Licensed, bonded, insured" does NOT make you an Independent Contractor and many businesses are finding out the hard way. This New Independent Contractor and Employee Rules course covers the basic definitions of an Independent Contractor and that of a worker, or employee. This course includes the 7-point test from RCW 51.08.181 and IRS's definition of what an Independent Contractor is.


EPA Lead Certification

EPA Lead Dust Sampling Tech Certification Initial

Renovation activities that disturb lead-based paint can create dangerous lead paint dust. The purpose of lead dust clearance is to determine if the area is safe for re-occupancy. This Lead Dust Sampling Technician certification allows individuals to conduct clearance tests following renovation projects to ensure that proper lead dust cleaning procedures have been followed. This training course concludes with the 25-question technician certification exam.


EPA Lead Renovators Certification Initial

As of April 22, 2010, anyone who performs renovations, repairs, or painting in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities must be EPA Lead Safe Certified. Individuals and firms that are not certified could face fines of up to $37,500 per day.

The Lead Renovator Certification Initial course is 8 hours in length and includes both EPA-approved lead safety training and certification. Any contractor performing work on pre-1978 homes or child-occupied facilities must employ at least one Certified Renovator who has successfully completed this training. Companies must also be registered as a Lead Safe Certified Firm with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The course concludes with a 25 question exam.


Lead Renovators Certification Refresher

For individuals who have previously completed the Lead Renovator Initial Certification in compliance with the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) rule, this 4-hour Refresher Course is required to renew your individual certification. Our courses are delivered by experienced instructors, and will provide you with all the current information you need to successfully and safely perform RRP work in the field. Sign up for your refresher course today!


Hazardous Materials

FREE - HazCom and the Globally Harmonized System - Worker

On March 26, 2012, OSHA announced its long anticipated final rule to update the current Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) in the United States to the internationally standardized United Nations' Globally Harmonized System (GHS). By updating to the new HazCom 2012 standard, the U.S. will be adopting a single, internationally unified approach to classifying chemical hazards, warning labels, and organizing information on safety data sheets. Employers are required to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new label elements and safety data sheet format, so come learn about the GHS standard today!


HazCom and the Globally Harmonized System - Supervisor

On March 26, 2012, OSHA announced its long anticipated final rule to update the current Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) in the United States to the internationally standardized United Nations' Globally Harmonized System (GHS). Please Note:  This HazCom and the Globally Harmonized System - Supervisors course is intended for those personnel that are in a supervisory role in any Hazardous Materials company, or for those individuals who are supervising workers, transport workers, and emergency responders, as well as anyone who has hazard communication training requirements for their employees. Employers are required to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new label elements and safety data sheet format, so come learn about the GHS standard today!


HazCom and the Globally Harmonized System - Worker

On March 26, 2012, OSHA announced its long anticipated final rule to update the current Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) in the United States to the internationally standardized United Nations' Globally Harmonized System (GHS). By updating to the new HazCom 2012 standard, the U.S. will be adopting a single, internationally unified approach to classifying chemical hazards, warning labels, and organizing information on safety data sheets. Employers are required to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new label elements and safety data sheet format, so come learn about the GHS standard today!


HAZWOPER - 24 Hours

The HAZWOPER - 24 Hour training is a 3-day course designed for workers who occasionally perform limited tasks on site and who are unlikely to be exposed over the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL), in accordance with the requirements for health and safety training in the OSHA standard 29CFR 1910.120. This course is for workers regularly on-site who work in areas which have been monitored and fully characterized indicating that exposure limits are not exceeded, where respirators are not necessary, and the characterization indicates that there are no health hazards or the possibility of an emergency developing. This is an Operations Level course. This workshop prepares you to immediately apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors.


HAZWOPER - 40 Hours

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) - 40 Hour training is a 5-day advanced level course with site-specific requirements and information pertaining to hazardous waste sites and operations in accordance with the requirements for health and safety training in the OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120. This workshop prepares you to immediately apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors.


HAZWOPER 8-Hour Annual Refresher

Do not let your HAZWOPER license expire! This HAZWOPER refresher course is a required 8-hour annual re-certification for persons engaged in hazardous waste operations and emergency response. This course covers site-specific requirements and information pertaining to hazardous waste sites and operations in accordance with the requirements for health and safety training in the OSHA standard 29CFR 1910.120. The HAZWOPER refresher training recertifies individuals who are engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which may expose them to hazardous substances and health hazards on a regulated hazardous waste site.


OSHA/Construction/Safety

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

This Bloodborne Pathogen Training program will provide students with the essential knowledge necessary to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The goal of the course is to help students understand the risks and develop behaviors that will help protect them when they are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. 


Confined Space Competent Person

This Confined Space Competent Person course provides information for any person who may be called upon to execute any task that requires entering a confined space. The course covers OSHA Regulations, review of a permit entry program, emergency procedures, and demonstration of special equipment. In addition, the course will cover atmospheric hazards, monitoring and ventilation techniques, physical hazards, and self-contained breathing apparatus donning operations. Lastly, special hazards of rescue entry situations and rescue techniques will be addressed.


Employee Respirator Training

This Employee Respirator Training course is intended to introduce participants to the concepts of respiratory protection. The focus of the lectures and hands-on activities is directed toward the usage and maintenance and various methods of fit testing for respirators. This class is designed to meet OSHA's training requirement for employers who are required to provide respiratory protection for their employees.


Fall Protection - Competent Person

This Fall Protection - Competent Person course provides the jobsite's competent person a workable strategy for decreasing accidents while increasing general awareness on the purpose, use, regulations, and hazards of fall protection and the use of fall protection systems. Discussion will include construction industry requirements. General information will be provided with regard to fall protection requirements while utilizing scaffolding and aerial lifts as a part of their work activities. Participants will gain familiarity with written work procedures, tagging systems, and fall protection.


First Aid/CPR

This First Aid/CPR course covers basic first aid training and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The training meets the needs of workplace responders, professional rescuers, school staff members, professional responders, and healthcare providers, as well as the general public. To successfully complete this course, participants will perform adult CPR, perform a patient assessment, and perform bleeding control, splinting, and bandaging. Course completion card will be issued after successful completion of this course.


First Aid/CPR/AED

First Aid/CPR/AED courses cover basic first aid training, the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The training meets the needs of workplace responders, professional rescuers, school staff members, professional responders, and healthcare providers, as well as the general public. To successfully complete this course, participants will perform adult CPR, use the AED in real-life scenarios, perform a patient assessment, perform bleeding control, splinting, bandaging, and score 80% or better on two written exams. Course completion cards valid for two years will be issued after successful completion of this course.


Forklift Operator Certification

This Forklift Operator course provides workers with a workable strategy for decreasing accidents while increasing general awareness on the purpose, use, regulations, and hazards of operating forklifts and other powered industrial vehicles. OSHA estimates that tens of thousands of employees are injured or killed annually due to forklift accidents. In 1999, because of serious concerns about forklift accidents, inuries and deaths, OSHA updated its regulation regarding Powered Industrial Trucks. This is the OSHA powered industrial truck training (for forklift, scissor lift and aerial lift) pursuant to 29 CFR 1910.178.


OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry

The OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Health & Safety course trains construction workers in important practices of occupational health and safety. This 10-hour training program provides instruction on OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to the construction industry and teaches safety awareness, which assists workers in recognizing and reducing the risks of construction site and industrial hazards. This class is required by many Federal and State jurisdictions in order to work on construction and industrial sites.


OSHA Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring - Competent Person

This OSHA Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring - Competent Person course is designed to give supervisors, inspectors, site managers, and workers the ability to identify existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings of an open trench. The student will learn about the working conditions that are hazardous and dangerous to those who enter open trenches.

In order to be a 'Competent Person', one must have had specific training in, and be knowledgeable about: soils analysis, the use of protective systems, and the requirements of state and federal standards. Students handouts will include the OSHA Guide for the Construction Industry.


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