Health Hazards in Construction

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Contributor Price - $175.00
Non-Contributor Price - $275.00

This class will cover the health hazards typically encountered in construction.  The topics will include: Asbestos; the OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs), the ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and the NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits (RELs); Lead; Silica; Portland cement and Hexavalent Chromium; Metal Fumes from Welding & Cutting; and Exhaust Gases from Motor Vehicles.  Each student will receive the following certificates after completing this class: Asbestos Awareness, Lead Hazard Awareness, and Silica Hazard Awareness.  Discussion will also include OSHA’s national and local emphasis programs on Lead, Silica and Portland cement.

Note: Contributor pricing is for any contractor or contractor employee that contributes to the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council with a penny per hour (or more) contribution through the various building trade unions or trade associations in Chicago. These include Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Mechanical Contractors (members of MCA), Plasterers, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers, Teamsters, Technical Engineers, and Tuckpointers.