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This training program will offer the latest from the 621-page OSHA Final Rule regarding construction confined spaces. Attendees will understand the new and changed definitions, responsibilities as the controlling employer under OSHA, and when a worker permit confined space is required.
The definition of a confined space in construction has changed under OSHA. Without this knowledge, you may be subject to OSHA violations, fines, higher EMR and Worker Comp costs. In addition, if you are found negligent you may be subjected to lawsuits and other legal proceedings.
In this interactive session, attendees will gain up-to-date knowledge, the latest information and what are considered best practices with regard to confined spaces at you construction site. The course will also help arm yourself with cutting edge tools, the latest legal developments and practical advice on the challenges of recruiting, background screening and hiring the best people for your organization.
Highly experienced Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Human Resources (HR) Professional and Management Consultant with over 25 years of experience. He received his Green Belt in Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing in 2005, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a Human Resource Management Concentration in 2007 and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 2011. He has the current pleasure of serving as Mississippi and Alabama Area Director of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He served on the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Participants Association (VPPPA) Region IV Board of Directors as a Director at Large from 2013-2015. Since 2002, he is an OSHA General Industry and Construction 10/30-Hour Authorized Outreach Trainer (both renewed in 2016).