Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center & Florida Atlantic University Announce January OSHA Training in Ft. Lauderdale

Jan 08, 2004, 00:00 ET from Georgia Tech Professional Education

    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: 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,
      - 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 .
     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: .
     The OSHA Training Institute Education Center offers safety and health
 courses taught throughout Region IV. Visit: 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:
 and select "certificates" from the banner.

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