ATLANTA, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center will present the OTI 311 Fall Arrest Systems course at Florida Atlantic University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on January 20-23, 2004 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a registration fee of $625. Participants who have completed the OTI 510 or have equivalent construction training or experience will be issued OSHA training cards upon course completion and passing an exam. To register online visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "OSHA Training" from the drop down menu or call: (404) 385-3500 and register by phone. More About the Training Course studies include the principles of fall protection, components of fall arrest systems, limitation of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection. Additional featured learning activities include a one-day field exercise demonstrating fall protection equipment, sample Fall Protection plans, fall hazard analysis, fall accidents and fatalities, litigation decisions and a pre and post test. Additional Ft. Lauderdale Offerings - OTI 309A Electrical Standards, February 9-13, 2004 - OTI 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry, March 8-12, 2004 - OTI 503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers, March 23-25, 2004 - OTI 502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers, April 20- 22, 2004 - OTI 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry, May 10-14, 2004 About Georgia Tech's OSHA Safety and Health Program The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognizes small companies in high hazard industries that have demonstrated exemplary achievements in workplace safety and health. Employers that have developed implemented, and work to continuously improve the effectiveness of their workplace safety and health management program may be eligible for this important program. Participants in the program will be removed from the OSHA inspection list for one year. Contact Gayle Fratto at (404) 894-3589 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The OSHA 21D Consultation Program provides a free, confidential, on-site consultation service for small companies (fewer than 500 employees) in Georgia. For more information visit: www.oshainfo.gatech.edu . The OSHA Training Institute Education Center offers safety and health courses taught throughout Region IV. Visit: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "OSHA Training" from the drop down menu for course details. Georgia Tech Offers Two Certificate Programs in Occupational Safety and Health These certificate programs recognize individuals who have gained specialized knowledge in the field of Occupation Safety and Health. The free outreach seminars can fulfill some of the elective requirements for the certificate programs. Detailed information is available at: www.pe.gatech.edu and select "certificates" from the banner.
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