The NIETC provides Rigging and Crane Safety classes, which cover proper rigging techniques and general safety while working around cranes. Students will use rigger guides to establish working load limits […]
The NIETC is accredited to teach Lead Certified Renovator courses for those employers who work on pre-1978 homes and child-occupied facilities. The course is only available by request from a NECA IBEW contractor and has a minimum head count of six. Please contact the Training Center for more information.
The NIETC provides a 2-hour Asbestos Awareness class for workers who are on projects where asbestos-containing materials are present and likely to be disturbed by others. This course does not certify students to perform work that will purposely disturb asbestos materials, but to identify those materials and avoid contact. The course follows EPA requirements for workers who may accidentally contact the material in the course of their work, known as Class 4 activities or O & M operations. Students will review the role of a competent person, OSHA permissible exposure limits, regulated areas and personal protective equipment necessary to work in regulated areas. The course does not count for CEU credit.
The NIETC Lift Training Class will certify students to operate scissor lifts, aerial lifts, reach and standard forklifts. Students will receive classroom instruction and demonstrate proficiency operating each piece of equipment. After initial training, forklift operators are to have an evaluation of their knowledge and abilities at least once every 3 years. OSHA does not specify a frequency for aerial lift refresher training, but leaves that up to each employer to evaluate. Course is approved for 8 hours of CEU credit in Oregon only.
The NIETC provides electrical safety training that uses OSHA regulations to illustrate mandatory electrical safety performance language – SHALL – and the NFPA 70E Standard as a method to follow a prescriptive or – HOW TO – compliance option. During the course, students will review characteristics of shock, arc flash and arc blast hazards. NEC Article 110.16 – Arc Flash Labeling Requirements – will be addressed and the criteria necessary to assess available fault currents, operating times of overcurrent protective devices and predicting available incident energy. Students will become familiar with specialized PPE necessary to work in arc flash environments as well as standardized PPE, meters and tools used during energized electrical work activities. The course is approved for 4 hours of CEU credit in both Oregon and Washington.
The NIETC provides a 4-hour course in basic confined space awareness hazards. During the course, students will review applicable Confined Space OSHA regulations including HAZ-COM and LOTO standards. Students will become familiar with the roles of an entrant, an attendant and the entry supervisor. Sample entry permits will be used to illustrate proper hazard identification and control options. The course is approved for 4 hours of CEU credit in Oregon only.
Coyne First Aid / Basic Life Support (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training
This course provides certification in Basic Life Support and First Aid concepts. The 8-hour initial course provides First Aid certification that is good for 2 years and a CPR / AED certification which must be renewed annually. The NIETC also provides a 4-hour refresher course for students whose cards are not expired past 60 days.
The initial course provides 4 hours CEU credit in both Oregon and Washington.
OSHA 30 Hour course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities. Students will review OSHA policies, procedures and safety standards that apply to construction and general industry work locations. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive an OSHA 30 card from Federal OSHA Outreach Training Institute. The card does not expire and there are certain employers / job sites that require this level of certification. The course provides 16 hours of CEU credit in Oregon and 4 hours of CEU credit in Washington.
This 10 Hour construction safety course was developed by the US Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction safety and health concerns. Students will become familiar with navigating and applying OSHA Standards for Construction, 29 CFR Part 1926. Core topics include:
- Introduction to OSHA
- Fall Protection
- Ladder Use
- Hazard Communication
- Health Related Hazards
- Tool Use – Power and Hand
- Trenching and Excavations
- Confined Space
- Personal Protective Equipment
Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive an OSHA 10 card and 8 hours of CEU credit in Oregon only.