Safety and Training Classes2018-11-05T14:48:32+00:00

Safety and Training Classes

Upcoming Safety and Training Classes

OSHA 10-Hour Class ~ Sat, November 3 AND Sat, November 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.

Plans Reading ~ Saturday, January 19 ~ 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 26 ~ 8 am to 11:30 am (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 ~ Sat, February 2 AND Sat, February 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, February 16 ~ 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 9 ~ 8 am to 1 pm (Yavapai Title)
This class covers general first aid, 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 Calculation Class ~ Saturday, March 23 ~ 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 30 ~ 8 am to 12:30 pm (Fann Shop)
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. This class also includes the brake adjustment training, which drivers must have in order to legally make brake adjustments. Drivers who previously completed the brake adjustment training do not have to attend this portion of the training.

Paving Work Practices Class ~ Saturday, April 6 ~ 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 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 ~ Sat, May 4 AND Sat, 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.

AZPDES and SWPPP Training Class ~ Saturday, June 22 ~ 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.  This class should be taken every 5 years or when a new permit is issued.

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.

Information provided on this page is subject to change. Please contact us to verify any possible last minute changes. You may also SUBSCRIBE to our Fann Public calendar, which includes this class information. Subscribe via instructions specific to your device with by copying and pasting this ICS calendar URL: https://goo.gl/u1BTMo