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SEP 2018

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14 SEPTEMBER 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES OSHA-Backed Online Training for Young Workers CareerSafe is an interactive online program that provides workplace safety training for young workers between the ages of 16 and 24 prior to starting their first jobs. CareerSafe recently signed a two-year alliance agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to promote safety and health awareness among young workers in such fields as agricul- ture, construction, and healthcare. Students enrolled in CareerSafe's OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry training course gain a greater under- standing of common workplace safety and health hazards. e course also educates young workers on their rights, as well as the responsibilities of their employers, under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. Upon successful completion of the online course, students receive OSHA Outreach 10-Hour Construction Industry course completion cards that demonstrate to employers that they have a safety mindset, thereby giving them a competi- tive edge in the job market. To receive their completion card, students must satisfy the following OSHA requirements: pass all assess- ments with a grade of 70 percent or higher; complete the course within six months from the course enroll- ment date; spend a minimum of two days taking the course; and view and complete all course material, including the course survey. e cost for the CareerSafe OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Training is $25 per student. For more information, contact: CareerSafe, (888) 614-7233, Construction Industry Specialist e NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) was founded by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in 1972 to provide professional develop- ment courses in construction industry principles and practices. NEF offers a Construction Industry Specialist (CIS) course to prepare participants for further train- ing and educational opportunities in various construction career pathways, including: • Construction industry sectors • Economics • Perceptions • Essential construction employment skills • Career options and pathways • Résumé preparation and interview- ing skills Students will explore the logistics of the construction project manual and the technical and performance specifications including the usage of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat. Additionally, attendees will gain greater understanding of the planning and scheduling phases of a construction project, including: • Project development • Project design • Bidding and negotiating • Pre-construction • Construction • Planning and scheduling • Project close-out procedures • Green building practices For more information, contact: NEF, (866) 277-2883, CP Industry Briefs Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0918

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