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    Education & Training

    “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember,
     involve me and I learn.”
    Benjamin Franklin

    CCIA members rely on the association for educational and training programs to stay up-to-date, and ahead of the curve, on federal and state rules and requirements affecting the construction industry.

    Training Programs Available to Members:

    • CPR/First Aid & Re-certification (2-Years):  Heart Saver First Aid course developed by the American Heart Association teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation).
    • Confined Space Safety answers the following compliance questions:  What are the minimum requirement for a confined space program?  Are all trenches classified as confined space?  
    • OSHA 10 Hour Training is an in-depth classroom training of OSHA 10-Hour requirements, operations, and expectations.  Learn what to experience during an OSHA inspection, and how to be prepared ahead of time. Classroom Training is available at CCIA throughout the year, please see Calendar of Events for details.
    • Trenching & Excavation Safety addresses concerns such as:  What criteria does OSHA use to determine who is a Competent Person?  What area of construction must a competent person know and what are his/her responsibilities?  Can a contractor legally fabricate trench boxes and other shoring systems?  
    • Flagger - In the State of Connecticut, flaggers who are not uniformed state or local police require certification of training by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), the National Safety Council (NSC), or any other approved program.  CCIA's instructors are authorized providers of ATSSA Flagger Certification Training.  
    • MSHA 8 Hour Refresher Training covers: confined space entry, electrical safety, hazard communication, fire prevention, machine guarding, emergency medical procedures, and power haulage.  MSHA's new training rules, referred to as Part 46, require new and current workers to be properly trained on nine safety and health standards. 

     Additional Training Programs Offered:

    • Safety Roundtable (monthly) includes:
      • Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Construction Industry
      • Construction Safety & Health Policies in Connecticut
      • Controlling Workplace Violence on the Job site
    • Construction Equipment Diesel Emissions Program in Connecticut
    • Compliance with OSHA Standards at Construction Job sites
    • OSHA- CCIA ConnOSHA Annual Safety Alliance Conference, September 12, 2017  More information. 

    Safety & Training Calendar