Please see the links below for upcoming class information, cost, and registration. If you need further assistance, contact  Kacey Lewis or call (248) 972-1133

First Aid, AED, CPR (Online)
May 5th – 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Every job site is required to have someone certified in first aid. Are you in compliance? This course teaches the principles of basic life support for adults. The course details “hands-only” CPR, first aid, choking in adults, signs, and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and treatment for shock. It explains how AEDs work, and why they’re a critical part of emergency cardiac care. Click here for more info and to register.

Excavations Trenching & Shoring (Online)
May 7th – 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Excavation and trenching represent one of the most hazardous operations engaged in by construction workers. This program is intended to educate workers and project managers about the hazards associated with and safeguards needed to protect workers during excavation activities. In this program participants will learn the rules contained in both MIOSHA’s CS Part 9: Excavation Standard, CS Part 15: for excavation equipment and OSHA’s 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P Excavation Standard. Click here for more info and to register.

Root Cause Analysis – Level 1 – Facilitator (Online)
May 12-13 – 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This course will provide the knowledge and tools for participants to gain an understanding of the factors that affect culture and how it impacts safety performance. Management Leadership/Commitment and Employee Involvement are the most critical components of having an effective Safety and Health Management System (SHMS). This course will use data, examples, case studies, and activities to illustrate best practices and assist participants in improving their company’s safety culture. Click here for more info and to register.

EPA RRP Lead Renovator Refresher Course
May 19th – 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This refresher course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a half-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of MI. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and more. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator. Click here for more info and to register.

Prevailing Wage Compliance
May 19th – 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
You should attend this session if you are a small contractor bidding ARRA (Recovery Act) MDOT Highway, Schools, University, and Heavy Construction Projects. This introduction to Prevailing Wage will cover Michigan's Prevailing Wage Act 166, as well as the Federal Davis-Bacon Act, wage determination, worker classifications, fringe benefit credits, and contractor responsibilities. Click here for more info and to register.

Project Management and Supervision
May 20th – 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
This course provides a thorough presentation of the principles used in Project Management. Participants receive instruction in effective management of projects to enable them to remain competitive and successful in today’s construction environment. The project environment is discussed, as well as tools to plan organizational response to work. Project management implementation is explained including the effective management of resources. Projects rarely go according to plan – strategy and tactics are explained to manage project change, and effective project closeout is discussed. Click here for more info and to register.

Ground Supported Scaffold – Competent Person
May 21st - 22nd – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
This program will cover the provisions for the safe use of ground supported scaffold systems in accordance with MIOSHA Part 12: Scaffolds & Scaffold Platforms, OSHA Subpart L, and industry best practices. The program will be a mixture of lecture, case study review, and hands-on activities utilizing a 1/3 scale training scaffold frame system . Click here for more info and to register.