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CPR & First Aid
Bloodbourne Pathogens
Confined Space
DOT COMPLIANCE
Electrical Safety (Hot Work)
Fall Protection
Fire Safety & Extinguisher Use
Flagger Control
Forklift Training*
New Hazard Communication Program
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HazMat)
HAZWOPER (40, 24, 8 Hours)
Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
Lockout/Tagout
OSHA 10/30 Hour for Construction
OSHA 10/30 Hour for General Industry
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Scaffold Training
Steel Erection
Rigging Techniques
Trenching & Excavation
Work Zone Safety

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Companies who have a group of people in need of training can contact us to request a proposal for an on-site class or training can be performed at one of our training centers.

ESC only employs professional trainers with extensive experience and we always certify using OSHA requirements. All students receive an official training Wallet Card for the specific course they complete. In addition, students who complete the OSHA 10 or 30 hour class receive the official OSHA Outreach Training wallet card.

We are a team of safety professionals leading the way in training, compliance, and consulting. With years of regulatory research, education and direct worksite experience, we have developed some of the most comprehensive and easy-to-learn training materials. We also offer flexible training that can be tailored to your specific requirements.
Dallas Training Center

1307 North Glenville Drive
Richardson, Texas 75081
Phone: (214) 575-8710

 
 
San Antonio Training Center

12758 Cimarron Path, Suite 127
San Antonio, Texas 78249
Phone: (210) 695-8701

 
 
Houston Training Center

5715 Northwest Central Dr. F-101
Houston, Texas 77092
Phone: (281) 802-1723

 
 
Valley Training Center

505 East Expressway 83
Pharr, Texas 78577
Phone: (956) 601-0816

 
 


CPR & First Aid

     Time: 5 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

This course is designed for those individuals who may need to respond to a medical emergency on or off the job. With a combination of real-life examples and actual emergency situations, the student will leave the course confident that they have the minimum skills needed to assist an injured victim during the critical time before medical help arrives. The course is essential for employees designated as first responders.

    Topics Presented
  • CPR-Adult
  • Rescue breathing
  • Choking victims
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Controlling the bleeding
  • Fractures/immobilization
  • Heat and cold injuries/shock
  • Hands-on training for simulated
    accidents and injuries

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Bloodbourne Pathogens

     Time: 1 Hour     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Necessary for any individual/employee who has the potential of exposure to diseases carried by blood and other bodily fluids & materials. This course will help the student gain an understanding of how to protect themselves from bloodborne pathogens. The course is based on the OSHA standard on bloodborne pathogens along with other resources to ensure accurate and current information is presented. The course is essential for employees designated as first responders.

    Topics Presented
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Potentially infectious materials
  • Routes of entry and exposure
  • Exposure control and P.P.E.
  • Universal precautions
  • Engineering controls

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Confined Space

     Time: 4 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Designed to meet the OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.21(b)(6)(i) on confined space entry, this course will give the student the skills necessary to enter and work inside a confined space such as a manhole, tank, pit, or similar enclosure. Our goal in this course is to educate the student how to identify the hazards in a permit required confined space. In order to do so, we use several recreated confined space fatalities and what should have been done to eliminate the hazard and several successful permit required confined space working examples.

    Topics Presented
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Hazards of confined spaces
  • Job site entry plan
  • Atmospheric testing
  • Ventilation
  • Permit process


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Electrical Safety

     Time: 4 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

One of the most common sources for injuries and fatalities in the construction industry is due to electrical hazards. OSHA regulations 29 CFR 1910.332 requires this type of training for all individuals who work in close proximity to energized electrical parts. Using discussion of case histories, this course will enhance the skills of those individuals already engaged in this field of work and will give the basic knowledge necessary for anyone new to electrical safety.

    Topics Presented
  • Principles of electricity
  • Hazards of electricity
  • Electrical standards
  • Safe work practices
  • Approach distances
  • Electrical-related injuries
  • Electrical hot work

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Fall Protection

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

This course uses real-world examples to enhance the understanding of the complex requirements under the stringent OSHA fall protection standard 29 CFR 1926.500. A presentation of photographs of actual job-sites, illustrations and hands-on practice helps students to see the benefits and limitations of many fall protection systems and how they can be used to work safely.

    Topics Presented
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Principles of fall protection and hazards
  • Fall arrest systems and components
  • Inspection and proper fit of PFAS
  • Competent person

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Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Use

     Time: 1 Hour     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the general principles required to properly use a portable fire extinguisher and will allow the student to gain an understanding of fire-safety principles. Completion of the course allows employers to meet the minimum requirements for fire safety training as regulated by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1926.150.

    Topics Presented
  • Classes of fires
  • Elements of the fire triangle
  • Types of fire extinguisher and agents
  • The PASS method and itís importance
  • Explanation of job site fire safety

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Flagger Control

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Like Defensive Driving, Flagger Control is designed to save lives, time and money in spite of the conditions around the flagger and the actions of others. This course is designed to train the flagger with the procedures needed to safely control the flow of traffic around a construction site, but emphasizes the vigilant and protective attitude flaggers should have as they protect the lives of motorist and workers.

    Topics Presented
  • Clothing
  • Flagger equipment
  • Proper flagger position
  • Advance warning signs
  • Traffic operations
  • Basic rules of safety

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Forklift Training

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

*Hands-on training may be required. According to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178, all employees who operate a forklift must be trained and certified prior to operation. In this course, ESC will train the student in the skills needed to safely operate a standard gas, propane or electric forklift. Hands-on demonstration using the forklift may be necessary to be certified in this class.

    Topics Presented
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Principles of the forklift truck
  • Proper operation techniques
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Fueling/Charging procedures
  • Hands-on practice (if necessary)

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New Hazard Communication Program

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

The New Hazard Communication requires the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) was created by the United Nations and serves as the international standard for Hazard Communication. Recent changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standards have aligned with the GHS, and training is required to familiarize companies on these changes. With our tranining, you will learn important information about changes to hazard classification standard, labels, safety data sheets, as well as employee training requirements.

    Topics Presented
  • (Intro) Hazard Communication
  • Hazard Classification
  • Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Labels & Other Forms of Warning
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Employee Information & Training

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Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

     Time: 1 Hour     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

One of the most commonly used tools to determine how to safely perform a task or job is the Job Safety Analysis (JSA). This tool allows an individual to easily review job methods to uncover hazards. A JSA can benefit a company in many ways such as individual training, preparation for irregular jobs, review of procedures after accidents or job improvements. ESC will lead the student through the correct use and development of a Job Safety Analysis.

    Topics Presented
  • Benefits of a JSA
  • Discovering hazards
  • Development of the JSA
  • Application of the JSA to a task
  • Sample JSA review

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Lockout/Tagout

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Control of hazardous energy commonly referred to as lockout/tagout is a strictly enforced OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.417. One of the key aspects of the regulation is the training of all authorized employees (those using the procedure to perform lockout/tagout work). Authorized employees must be trained to properly use energy control procedures to safely perform maintenance, servicing, or installation work where hazardous energy could cause an injury. The class includes a demonstration of typical lockout/tagout devices.

    Topics Presented
  • Control of hazardous energy
  • Authorized/affected employees
  • Energy control devices
  • Energy control procedures
  • Lockout/Tagout steps

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

     Time: 1 Hour     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Hardhats, safety glasses, and protective gloves are just some forms of personal protective equipment that are used daily by employees in different industries. Understanding when & what PPE is necessary, how to properly wear/adjust, the limitations of PPE, and the proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of PPE are requirements under OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1910.132.

    Topics Presented
  • Need for PPE
  • Head protection
  • Eye and face protection
  • Hearing protection awareness
  • Respiratory protection awareness
  • Hand and Foot protection
  • Protective clothing
  • Hazard assessment

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Scaffold Training (Competent Person)

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

The use of scaffolds is a common part of construction and training is vital for those individuals who work with scaffolds including anyone involved in the erection, disassembly, operation, repair, maintenance, or inspection. We have combined an informative lecture on the OSHA Scaffold standard 29 CFR 1926.450 along with library of several photographs of actual violations to make this an exciting and practical course.

    Topics Presented
  • The nature of scaffold hazards
  • Design criteria, capacities, and use
  • Operation and inspection of scaffolds
  • Electrical, fall, and falling
    object hazards
  • Fall protection during scaffold erection

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Steel Erection

     Time: 4 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

This course will briefly explain the purpose of the Steel Erection Negotiating Rulemaking Advisory Committee (SENRAC). Highlights of the Steel Erection Standard 29 CFR 1926.750 Subpart R include its Scope & Application, definitions and the role of the controlling & sub contractors. This course covers site layout, site-specific and contruction sequence, hoisting & rigging and stuctural steel assembly.

    Topics Presented
  • Multiple lift rigging
  • Working under loads
  • Walking/Working surface hazards
  • Plumbing-up
  • Hoisting, landing & placing decking
  • Repair, replacement or field modification
  • Erection & attachment of joists & girders
  • Fall Protection



Rigging Techniques

     Time: 2 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

One of the most under-trained positions in construction is the rigger. This course is designed to help employees understand some basic concepts in rigging. This class covers single, basket, choker, 3 & 4 leg bridle, and other hitches commonly used in rigging and how to determine what rigging hardware to use to perform a lift safely. The class explains the OSHA regulations on chain, wire rope, synthetic slings & hardware and to identify capacities and how to spot when they are defective.


    Topics Presented
  • Basic hitches
  • Using volume to calculate load
  • Trial method to find center of gravity
  • Sling tension & load angle factor
  • Rigging configurations
  • Working load limits
  • Vertical, side & improper loading

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Trenching & Excavation

     Time: 4 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

This is a Competent Person certification. Trenching & Excavation is some of the most dangerous work in the construction industry, but can be safe with some basic training. Each trenching or excavation work site has to have an individual who is a competent person. This course covers: sloping, benching, shoring and trench shields, how to inspect for potential cave-ins, hazardous atmospheres, and underground installations. We demonstrate how an employee can be injured and how easily this can be prevented. This class includes soil testing and classifications.


    Topics Presented
  • The hazards of trenching & excavation
  • Proper sloping, benching, & shoring
  • Trench shield methods
  • Highlight of the the OSHA standard
  • Soil classification
  • Proper use of P.P.E.

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Work Zone Safety

     Time: 8 Hours     Call (800) 327-1516 for a Group Rate

Work zones can be dangerous and improper traffic control can lead to accidents, injuries and lawsuits. This 8 hour course incorporates current traffic control standards issued by TxDOT and is oriented to field personnel. It includes workshop problems of typical construction activities. The course allows participants to understand the accident potential and legal liability associated with traffic control in work zones, the importance of complying with the Texas Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) and trains participants to prepare simple traffic control plans for work zones based on TMUTCD applications.

    Topics Presented
  • Current traffic standards
  • Accident potential & legal liabilities
  • Simple traffic control plans
  • Typical construction activities
  • Basic flagging techniques

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NAWIC

PROVIDING A SAFE WORKPLACE FOR CONSTRUCTION & GENERAL INDUSTRIES SINCE 1981