Safety and Training Classes2022-04-12T12:00:24-07:00

Safety and Training Classes

2022 Training Schedule (April – November)

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CURRENT SAFETY TRAINING PROCEDURES

  • Please note that, due to the current situation, some classes will be held remotely via zoom (unless noted otherwise).
  • Each attendee will receive the zoom link a few days prior to the class date, when applicable.
  • A computer, tablet, phone, or iPad is required in order to log-in and participate for Zoom classes.

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NOTE:  In 2021, the OSHA 10-Hr and the Driving Safety Suite via Safety Skills classes will only be held on-line.  It is each employee’s responsibility to contact  Amber in the Safety Department to enroll.  OSHA 10-Hr is required within 90 days of hire date, and Driving Safety is required within first year of employment.  These classes are also required in order for employees to apply for acceptance into Core Group.

Construction Survival ~ Saturday, January 22 ~ 8 am to 1 pm

Plans Reading ~ Saturday, February 5 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, February 12 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

Silica Rule for the Competent Person Training ~ Saturday, February 19 ~ 8 am to 11:30 am
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.

Paving Work Practices Class ~ Saturday, March 5 ~ 8 am to 2 pm
This class covers 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.

Samsara ELD/Brake Adjust ~ Saturday, March 12 ~ 8 am to 11:30 am
This class is a new class (taught by Jamie Price and Jesse Day) which replaces our previous driver training class. This class will cover step by step sign in/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, etc. You will be using the same tablets that have been installed in Fann Contracting’s trucks. This class will also cover the Federal HOS Regulations. This class is highly recommended for anyone using a Samsara ELD equipped vehicle.

Flagger Certification Training ~ Saturday, March 19 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
Arizona, along with the majority of other states, requires all flaggers to be certified.  This class teaches correct flagging procedures and flagger safety.  This class is administered through the National Safety Council and the training is recognized nationwide.  The certification is good for 4 years.

Confined Space Entry ~ Saturday, March 26 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

AZPDES & SWPPP Training Class ~ Saturday, April 2 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm
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.

Construction Survival ~ Saturday, April 9 ~ 8 am to 12 pm

Quantities & Yield Calculations Class ~ Saturday, April 23 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
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.

Driver FMCSA/CSA ~ Saturday, April 30 ~ 8 am to 12 pm

Competent Person in Excavation/Laser Training ~ Saturday, May 7 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm
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.

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, May 14 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
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.

Traffic Control Supervisor & MUTCD Training ~ Saturday, June 4 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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).

Grade Checker Basics ~ Saturday, June 11 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

Forklift Training ~ Saturday, June 4 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
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 attend. 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.

Construction Survival ~ Saturday, July 16 ~ 8 am to 12 pm

Operator/Equipment Safety Training ~ Saturday, July 30 ~ 8 am to 3 pm

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 attend. 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.

Escort Pilot Car Training – Saturday, August 6 ~ 8am to 2pm

AZHouse Bill 28-1110 requires that pilot car escort drivers be certified and this training meets the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Certification requirements. In this class you will learn how to safely escort oversized loads, in accordance with the laws governing pilot car escort drivers. After passing this course, you will be able to pilot oversized loads for Fann, whenever the need arises.  All attendees must possess a valid drivers license and provide Fann with a copy of your current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, August 13 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
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.

Plans Reading ~ Saturday, September 10 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

Grade Checker Basics ~ Saturday, September 24 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

Driver FMCSA/CSA ~ Saturday, October 1 ~ 8 am to 12 pm

Confined Space Entry ~ Saturday, October 8 ~ 8 am to 1 pm
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.

Flagger Certification Training ~ Saturday, October 15 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
Arizona, along with the majority of other states, requires all flaggers to be certified.  This class teaches correct flagging procedures and flagger safety.  This class is administered through the National Safety Council and the training is recognized nationwide.  The certification is good for 4 years.

Competent Person in Excavation/Laser Training ~ Saturday, October 29 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm
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.

Construction Survival ~ Saturday, November 5 ~ 8 am to 12 pm

First Aid / Child & Adult CPR ~ Saturday, November 12 ~ 8 am to 12 pm
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.

 

 

 

Class dates are subject to change, dependent upon number of employees enrolled and/or class schedule.  It is best to contact Amber in the Safety Department to inquire about the status of any and all safety training classes.

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