Hot Works Safety Program – North Shore

The Hot Work Safety Program is required all across Massachusetts to conduct a number of heat related construction work. The BTEA is proud to be a Hot Works Administrator in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

We are hosting a Hot Works Training Course with Contractor’s Risk Management to help ensure that all of our members have the ability to provide this training to anyone who might need it.

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Forklift Training (Classroom Only)

Kindly be advised that the BTEA and MCAP will be hosting a classroom forklift training in conjunction with Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM).

This course is designed to empower the participant with the skills and knowledge to safely and productively operate rough terrain forklifts (within the scope of the construction industry). The “forklifts” used in this training include telehandlers/extended-reach and rough-terrain/straight-mast forklifts.

This training will consist of only the classroom portion of the forklift training.  Each attendee should also complete a hands on portion using the type of forklift specific to their needs.  The repetition of these learned skills will enable the participant to recognize potentially dangerous conditions and avoid accidents. CRM is happy to work with companies that attend this training to complete the hands on exercises as well.   Please contact John Ferrante at jferrante@btea.com to schedule the second portion of training.

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BTEA & MCAP Respirator/Fit Testing

The BTEA and MCAP will be holding a joint Respirator Training and Quantitative Fit Testing Seminar at the Residence Inn Braintree

 

There is limited space available for the two sessions.  

Morning – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

or

Afternoon – 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

Participants must:

  1. Be clean shaven,
  2. have proof of medical clearance or undergo medical testing at the seminar for clearance,
  3. bring their own respirator (which needs to be very clean – new or new like).

 

Please sign up individuals below or contact the Association Office for group registration.

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CPR/First Aid – South Shore

BTEA is proud to sponsor CPR/First Aid Training for Contractors signatory with our trades.  Participants must attend 2 consecutive night sessions in order to receive certification from Contractors Risk Management (CRM), one of the premier safety training consultants in the country.

Classes are from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Hyatt Place in Braintree, MA.

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New ANSI Lift Standards Training

Two Spots Remaining – Register NOW!

Join Eric Stalmon, VP of Safety and Training for the Marr Companies for classroom and hands-on training which satisfies the new ANSI A92.22 lift standards for operators and supervisors.

The new ANSI Standards are effective March 1, 2020 are you ready?

ANSI standards released in late 2018 which were originally to become effective on December 10, 2019 will now be delayed until March 1, 2020.

The changes include renaming Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). Rather than being classified by the equipment type, machines are now broken up by Groups, then sub-divided into Types.

In addition, the new standards place greater responsibility on the equipment user regardless of whether they are a large maintenance operation or a small business that rents a scissor lift, boom lift, etc.

ANSI Standard A92.22 requires all MEWP users to develop a risk assessment and site safety plan, which must be shared with everyone on the work site. ANSI Standard A92.94 now requires training for occupants and supervisors of aerial equipment.

The requirements do not have the force of law as enforced by OSHA, but do present a liability issue for contractors who choose not to follow the most up to date safety standards.

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Reasonable Suspicion Training

Modern Assistance Programs (MAP) is one of the premier employee assistance plans for the union trades in New England. Their instructors and clinicians utilize expertise in order to provide comprehensive reasonable suspicion training for supervisors.

The training will be used by the supervisors to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to intervene with an employee who appears to be actively under the influence. The training includes the physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators of probable alcohol misuse and use of controlled substances. Included are several scenarios where the student learns how outside influences can affect a person’s demeanor, examples include but are not limited to; Low sugar reaction for the diabetic, prescription drug and over the counter drugs with interacting on each other.

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Rigging Awareness & Signaling Training

Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and the Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be holding two quality educational training sessions for their contributing employees to be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the AC Marriott Worcester from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Contractors Risk Management (CRM) a leading safety consultant in New England will provide participants these two 2-hour construction safety courses.  Certification cards will be awarded upon successful completion of these courses.

Rigging Awareness4:00 pm – 6:00 pm will provide participants information on:  Applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Regulations and Standards, Special Emphasis on OSHA 1926 Subpart CC for Cranes and Derricks in Construction, Principles of Craning, Safe Operating Practices, Suspended Personnel Platforms, Communications in Lifting Operations, Accident Causes and Preventions.  Light Snacks will be provided!

“Signaling Training” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm will provide participants information on:  Requirements for OSHA Crane Signaling, ANSI Hand signals, Voice Signaling, OSHA other signaling, Reasons for signaling, Modification of signals, Practical test for signals, Written test on ANSI hand signals. Full dinner will be provided!

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CPR/First Aid – North Shore

BTEA is proud to sponsor CPR/First Aid Training for Contractors signatory with our trades.  Participants must attend 2 consecutive night sessions in order to receive certification from Contractors Risk Management (CRM), one of the premier safety training consultants in the country.

Classes are from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Four Points Hotel in Wakefield.

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Hot Works Safety Program – South Shore

The Hot Work Safety Program is required all across Massachusetts to conduct a number of heat related construction work. The BTEA is proud to be a Hot Works Administrator in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

We are hosting a Hot Works Training Course with Contractor’s Risk Management to help ensure that all of our members have the ability to provide this training to anyone who might need it.

Individuals must fill out the form below and add the registration to their cart and pay $25.00 in order to save a spot in the course.

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Confined Spaces Training

Confined spaces incidents aren’t the most common, but they can be the most deadly. As we have seen in numerous incidents throughout New England, confined spaces hazards tend to be misunderstood or underestimated. In addition, many confined spaces injuries or fatalities  involve not one, but two, victims: the worker and the rescuer.

ICANE and Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM) are working together to offer this training to all our signatory contractors.  Make sure your employees are up to date on the latest in confined spaces regulations and procedures!

The course covers:

  • Key elements of the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation
  • Confined spaces concepts and terminology
  • The difference between confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces
  • How to identify and evaluate hazards: atmospheric, mechanical, chemical
    Procedures for controlling hazards
  • Proper protective equipment for confined spaces
  • Duties of the entry supervisor, entrant, and attendant
  • Procedures for self-rescue, non-entry rescue, entry rescue by company employees, and entry rescue by emergency responders
  • Completing the entry process

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