Safety and Training Classes2019-11-20T15:57:13+00:00

Safety and Training Classes

2019 Safety and Training Classes

Confined Space Entry ~ Saturday, April 13 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class will train in hazards associated with confined spaces, procedures for safely entering and working safely in confined spaces, how to determine if the space is a permit-required confined space, duties and responsibilities of employees working in confined spaces, and the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment to test the atmospheres in confined spaces. In this class, you will also learn how to set up and use the tripod rescue/retrieval system required for work in confined spaces, harness use and inspection, emergency procedures to follow in the event of an accident or injury, and how to use our gas monitors for testing atmospheres in confined spaces.

Competent Person in Excavation/Laser Training ~ Saturday, April 27 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
All employees involved in underground utility construction should enroll in this course. You will learn correct soil testing procedures, how to identify hazards associated with trenching and excavation, and how to identify and use different types of protective systems. This class also now includes the non-ionizing radiation laser training required for employees to operate our lasers.

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Saturday, May 4 AND May 11 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
Training in the OSHA standards and hazard recognition for the construction industry. This is a mandatory class for all Fann Contracting employees and must be taken within the first 3 months of your employment. Participants receive a wallet card designating them as OSHA 10 hour trained. Note: This class is split into two 5-hour classes and you must attend BOTH classes to get your certificate.

DDC4 Defensive Driving Class ~ Saturday, June 1 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class teaches participants defensive driving techniques to help them become safer drivers and what actions can contribute or lead to accidents and how to avoid them; safe and unsafe driving behaviors; and how looking and planning ahead can help reduce one’s chances of having an accident. This class is required for all employees that drive or may drive a company vehicle at some point, which is almost every employee. This class is a nationally recognized National Safety Council defensive driving class. Most car insurance companies offer discounts up to 20% for drivers having this class. Most insurance companies require all policyholders have the DDC4 training in order to qualify for a discount. Therefore, Fann allows employees to enroll their spouses and teenage drivers in this class, when space is available, for a nominal fee. It is best to check with your insurance company first, as requirements vary amongst companies.

Traffic Control Supervisor and MUTCD Training ~ Saturday, June 22 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class consists of traffic control safety for those employees who may be assigned to set up and tear down traffic control for a project. The class also includes training in traffic control plans, evaluating problems with traffic and how to handle them, and correct procedures, as well as training in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

Driver Samsara ELD and Hours of Service Training ~ Saturday, June 29 ~ 8 am to 11:30 (Yavapai Title)
This class will cover step by step sign-in and sign-out procedures, completing the electronic log and DVIR, how to review, edit and certify a driver’s daily log, how to claim the short haul with the ELD, what to do in the event of a roadside inspection and more. This class will also cover the Federal HOS Regulations. This class is highly recommended for anyone using a Samsara ELD-equipped vehicle.

Grade Checker ~ Saturday, July 13 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Fann Shop)
You will learn the basics of setting and checking grade, from slope stakes to reading plans, as well as procedures and tools of the trade. This class is recommended for novice operators and laborers looking for more knowledge. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, July 27 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class covers general first aid and child and adult CPR. This training and is recommended for all employees and is a required training for acceptance into Core Group. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first-served basis. Recommended renewal for CPR is every two years.

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Saturday, August 3 AND August 10 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
Training in the OSHA standards and hazard recognition for the construction industry. This is a mandatory class for all Fann Contracting employees and must be taken within the first 3 months of your employment. Participants receive a wallet card designating them as OSHA 10 hour trained. Note: This class is split into two 5-hour classes and you must attend BOTH classes to get your certificate.

Forklift Training ~ Saturday, August 24 ~ 8 am to 12 pm (Fann Shop)
This class consists of approximately 2.5 hours of classroom training, as well as a field skills test for the experienced forklift/operator. You must have previous loader or forklift experience in order to enroll. Each operator will be tested on his/her ability to operate the specific forklift he/she will be assigned to operate. This class is for all employees who operate a forklift, including loaders with fork attachments. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first-served basis. Note: It is mandatory that you carry your forklift training card with you whenever you operate a forklift. You must be re-evaluated every 3 years for the field skills test only, not the classroom portion of the training.

AZPDES & SWPPP Training Class ~ Saturday, September 7 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class will provide training in the AZPDES Construction Stormwater Permit process and its requirements. Participants will learn what a SWPPP entails and how to implement a SWPPP for a project, the different BMPs used for sediment control and erosion control, the use and limitations of different BMPs, installation, maintenance and repair procedures for different BMPs, completing and documenting SWPPP inspections on projects, and much more. This class is recognized by ADEQ for PDH hours for those needing to renew their water certification.

Driver FMCSA/ELD/HOS/Brake Adjustment Training ~ Sat, September 21 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This training is highly recommended for all drivers. This class will be taught by Phil Rice and Jesse Dey and will combine training from four previous classes. Class instruction will include Samsara ELD training, FMCSA CSA (Comprehensive Safety Analysis) Regulations dealing with carrier and driver safety ratings, FMCSR HOS regulations and Brake Adjustment training. This class will cover step-by-step instructions for signing in and out of the Samsara app each day, completing the electronic log and DVIR correctly, how to review, edit and certify a driver’s daily log, how to claim the short haul, how to handle a roadside inspection, plus other instructions for using the tablet that is installed in our trucks.

This will be a good opportunity for drivers to address any issues or problems they may be experiencing so that Fann can work towards resolving these existing issues with Samsara.

This class also includes the brake adjustment training, which drivers must have to legally adjust their brakes (a driver responsibility). Drivers who have previously taken the brake adjustment training do not have to attend this portion of the training.

Competent Person in Excavation/Laser Training ~ Saturday, October 5 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
All employees involved in underground utility construction should enroll in this course. You will learn correct soil testing procedures, how to identify hazards associated with trenching and excavation, and how to identify and use different types of protective systems. This class also now includes the non-ionizing radiation laser training required for employees to operate our lasers.

Confined Space Entry ~ Saturday, October 12 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class will train in hazards associated with confined spaces, procedures for safely entering and working safely in confined spaces, how to determine if the space is a permit-required confined space, duties and responsibilities of employees working in confined spaces, and the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment to test the atmospheres in confined spaces. In this class, you will also learn how to set up and use the tripod rescue/retrieval system required for work in confined spaces, harness use and inspection, emergency procedures to follow in the event of an accident or injury, and how to use our gas monitors for testing atmospheres in confined spaces.

DDC4 Defensive Driving Class ~ Saturday, October 19 ~ 8 am to 1:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class teaches participants defensive driving techniques to help them become safer drivers and what actions can contribute or lead to accidents and how to avoid them; safe and unsafe driving behaviors; and how looking and planning ahead can help reduce one’s chances of having an accident. This class is required for all employees that drive or may drive a company vehicle at some point, which is almost every employee. This class is a nationally recognized National Safety Council defensive driving class. Most car insurance companies offer discounts up to 20% for drivers having this class. Most insurance companies require all policyholders have the DDC4 training in order to qualify for a discount. Therefore, Fann allows employees to enroll their spouses and teenage drivers in this class, when space is available, for a nominal fee. It is best to check with your insurance company first, as requirements vary amongst companies.

Grade Checker ~ Saturday, October 26 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Fann Shop)
You will learn the basics of setting and checking grade, from slope stakes to reading plans, as well as procedures and tools of the trade. This class is recommended for novice operators and laborers looking for more knowledge. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Saturday, November 2 AND November 9 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
Training in the OSHA standards and hazard recognition for the construction industry. This is a mandatory class for all Fann Contracting employees and must be taken within the first 3 months of your employment. Participants receive a wallet card designating them as OSHA 10 hour trained. Note: This class is split into two 5-hour classes and you must attend BOTH classes to get your certificate.

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, November 23 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class covers general first aid and child and adult CPR. This training and is recommended for all employees and is a required training for acceptance into Core Group. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first-served basis. Recommended renewal for CPR is every two years.

2020 Safety and Training Classes

Plans Reading ~ Saturday, January 18 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class teaches employees that are new to the industry or have limited experience about plan specifications. This class will provide a basic overview of how to read and interpret plans, both for ADOT and other non-ADOT work, including residential and commercial civil work. You will also learn how the specifications are labeled and where to find and interpret Y.A.G., M.A.G., and ADOT Standard Details.

Silica Rule Training ~ Saturday, January 25 ~ 8 am to 12 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class goes through all the requirements of OSHA’s new Construction Rule for Respirable Crystalline Silica that became enforceable 10/23/17. This class covers employee training requirements, the hazards and health effects of working around silica containing materials, how to reduce and avoid exposure, new task requirements found in OSHA’s Table 1 for almost all the construction tasks that we perform, employee exposure assessment and medical surveillance requirements and other requirements found in the new Rule. This class meets the minimum training requirements for any employee who is designated as the “Silica Competent Person” on a project.

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Saturday, February 1 AND February 8 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
Training in the OSHA standards and hazard recognition for the construction industry. This is a mandatory class for all Fann Contracting employees and must be taken within the first 3 months of your employment. Participants receive a wallet card designating them as OSHA 10 hour trained. Note: This class is split into two 5-hour classes and you must attend BOTH classes to get your certificate.

DDC4 Defensive Driving Class ~ Saturday, February 15 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class teaches participants defensive driving techniques to help them become safer drivers and what actions can contribute or lead to accidents and how to avoid them; safe and unsafe driving behaviors; and how looking and planning ahead can help reduce one’s chances of having an accident. This class is required for all employees that drive or may drive a company vehicle at some point, which is almost every employee. This class is a nationally recognized National Safety Council defensive driving class. Most car insurance companies offer discounts up to 20% for drivers having this class. Most insurance companies require all policyholders have the DDC4 training in order to qualify for a discount. Therefore, Fann allows employees to enroll their spouses and teenage drivers in this class, when space is available, for a nominal fee. It is best to check with your insurance company first, as requirements vary amongst companies.

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, March 7 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class covers general first aid and child and adult CPR. This training and is recommended for all employees and is a required training for acceptance into Core Group. Attendance is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Recommended renewal for CPR is every two years.

Quantities & Yield Calculations Class ~ Saturday, March 21 ~ 8 am to 12 pm (Yavapai Title)
In this class, you will learn the formula and methods of calculating quantities of AB, AC, concrete, and bedding as well as volumes of pipe. In addition, you will be taught how to figure the asphalt yield on paving projects. This class will require you to bring a calculator. This class is open to all employees and is a required class for the apprenticeship program.

FMCSA/Driver Log/HOS/Brake Adjustment/ELD Training ~ Sat, March 28 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class is strongly recommended for all drivers and will cover driver training including FMCSA’s new CSA Regulations (driver & carrier safety rating system), hours of service (HOS), RODS (log books), DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports) as well proper brake adjustment. This class combines three previous training classes into one to make it more convenient for drivers. This class teaches drivers what they need to know in order to protect their safety rating scores, HOS regulations, instructions for filling out a driver’s RODS and DVIR correctly and information on FMCSA’s new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations which took effect 12/10/15.

Paving Work Practices Class ~ Saturday, April 4 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
This is a class on the basics of asphalt paving. You will learn how the equipment is used and how it works, compaction of AC, how to build and rake joints, working behind a paver, what a smoothness bonus is and why it is important for the whole crew and all the equipment to work together plus much, much, more. For the experienced as well as the beginner – open to all employees.

Confined Space Entry ~ Saturday, April 18 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class will train in hazards associated with confined spaces, procedures for safely entering and working safely in confined spaces, how to determine if the space is a permit-required confined space, duties and responsibilities of employees working in confined spaces, and the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment to test the atmospheres in confined spaces. In this class, you will also learn how to set up and use the tripod rescue/retrieval system required for work in confined spaces, harness use and inspection, emergency procedures to follow in the event of an accident or injury, and how to use our gas monitors for testing atmospheres in confined spaces.

Competent Person in Excavation/Laser Training ~ Saturday, April 25 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
All employees involved in underground utility construction should enroll in this course. You will learn correct soil testing procedures, how to identify hazards associated with trenching and excavation, and how to identify and use different types of protective systems. This class also now includes the non-ionizing radiation laser training required for employees to operate our lasers.

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Saturday, May 2 AND May 9 ~ 8 am to 2 pm (Yavapai Title)
Training in the OSHA standards and hazard recognition for the construction industry. This is a mandatory class for all Fann Contracting employees and must be taken within the first 3 months of your employment. Participants receive a wallet card designating them as OSHA 10 hour trained. Note: This class is split into two 5-hour classes and you must attend BOTH classes to get your certificate.

DDC4 Defensive Driving Class ~ Saturday, June 13 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class teaches participants defensive driving techniques to help them become safer drivers and what actions can contribute or lead to accidents and how to avoid them; safe and unsafe driving behaviors; and how looking and planning ahead can help reduce one’s chances of having an accident. This class is required for all employees that drive or may drive a company vehicle at some point, which is almost every employee. This class is a nationally recognized National Safety Council defensive driving class. Most car insurance companies offer discounts up to 20% for drivers having this class. Most insurance companies require all policyholders have the DDC4 training in order to qualify for a discount. Therefore, Fann allows employees to enroll their spouses and teenage drivers in this class, when space is available, for a nominal fee. It is best to check with your insurance company first, as requirements vary amongst companies.

Traffic Control Supervisor and MUTCD Training ~ Saturday, June 27 ~ 8 am to 3 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class consists of traffic control safety for those employees who may be assigned to set up and tear down traffic control for a project. The class also includes training in traffic control plans, evaluating problems with traffic and how to handle them, and correct procedures, as well as training in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

PLEASE NOTE: Class size is limited and registration is based upon availability of space, as Fann employees take precedence for enrollment. To register or for questions, please contact Fann Contracting at (928) 778-0170, ext. 109, or at training@fanncontracting.com.

Class dates are subject to change, dependent upon number of employees enrolled and/or for inclement weather.  It is best to contact Kerri Vaughn in the Safety Department to inquire about status.

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