Idaho Training Sessions Focus on Construction Safety
Sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) along with the Idaho Associated General Contractors (AGC) and Idaho Building Contractors Association (IBAC), a series of sessions on “Safety and Health Training in the Residential Construction Industry” is being held in Idaho this month and next.
The training is an integral part of a “local emphasis program” by OSHA’s Boise area office to reduce job hazards in the home building industry.
Aimed at company owners, managers, supervisors and foremen, the session is providing training on OSHA standards for residential construction, criteria for fall protection systems and equipment, and preparation for safety inspections.
Following is the schedule for the training, which is held in the evening from 6:00-9:00:
- Twin Falls, May 10, College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Ave., Desert Building, Room 113
- McCall, May 11, Holiday Inn Express, 210 N. Third St.
- Driggs, May 25, Driggs National Armory, 547 N. Main St.
- Boise, June 6, Idaho AGC Education Center, 110 N. 27th St.
- Coeur d’Alene, June 9, Silver Lake Motel, 2160 Sunshine St.
- Caldwell, June 30, Albertson’s College, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Kathryn Albertsons International Building, Room 106
The cost of the training session is $10 for AGC and IBAC members and $15 for non-members.
To register, or for more information, e-mail Lisa Losness at AGC, or call her at 208-344-2531.
For more information about construction safety and training, e-mail George Middleton at NAHB, or call him at 800-368-5242 x8590.
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