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Industrial Coating Safety Management Training (SAFETY)

Level: Basic
Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)
Includes: Written Exam
Class Times: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Member - $750, NonMember - $850
Credits: 2.4 CEUs
Certification Term: n/a
Prerequistes: No

How to Register:

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Course Description

This three day Instructor-Led Training (ILT) will provide participants with knowledge and skills necessary to manage a safety and health program in industrial painting operations. This course will be delivered in 17 units featuring lecture, participant engagement exercises and workshops.

Course Content

  • Chemicals Encountered in Industrial Painting
  • Harmful Effects of Toxic and Hazardous Substances
  • Controlling Exposures and Recognizing Job Site Hazards
  • Working Safely
  • Role of the Coatings Contractor Safety Officer
  • Risk Mangement and Insurance

Benefits of Attending

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the Safety Director/Manager in industrial coating operations
  • Explain the difference between a contractor’s Corporate Safety Manual and a job-specific Safety Plan
  • Recognize, evaluate and control hazardous chemicals in industrial coating operations
  • Recognize, evaluate and control occupational hazards in industrial coating operations
  • Complete a Job Hazard Analysis for typical industrial coating operations
  • Analyze accident reports and the implementation of prevention methods
  • Develop a job-specific Safety Plan that applies the safety and health principals in the contractor’s Corporate Safety Manual to a specific industrial coating project
  • Explain the implementation of a site-specific safety and health plan by the on-site Competent Person

Course Format

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading, and copies of relevant handouts, standards, and regulations.

A written 50-question, multiple-choice exam is given at the conclusion of the course. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend the entire course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.

The class includes a lecture overview of the essential elements of workplace safety combined with workshops.

Who Should Attend

Attendees of this course should consist of individuals responsible for the development, implementation and/or management of an Industrial Painting contractor’s Safety and Health Program at both the corporate and site-specific levels. Participants should have a background in Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Civil Engineering, and/or field work supervision. Experience levels of participants should range from entry level students to senior level students.

Training Goal

To provide the Safety Director/Manager the necessary knowledge to manage the Safety and Health Program at the corporate level, as well as develop, implement and manage a Safety and Health Plan at the project level.

DoD Funded Training

Under the DoD Corrosion Prevention and Control Program, funding has been provided to train DoD, Army, Navy, Airforce and Coast Guard personnel in SSPC's SAFETY Course. For more information on how to take advantage of attending this course for free, click here.

Written Exam Retake Fee: &100 member; $200 non-member

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