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National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) CILB Course Sponsor #004 0000969

NUCA Competent Person Training Seminar (CPTS): This course is designed for the employee who will be at the excavation site and have the authority to control safety on the job. Attendees are taught the basics of OSHA’s Excavation regulations (29 CFR 1926, Subpart P), learn soil testing, use soil information to determine the correct protective system needed and learn to identify the hazards associated with trenching. Each attendee will receive a manual and be required to pass a one (1) hour written open book exam at the end of the course to demonstrate knowledge of the key principals of the standard. Those who pass the exam with an 80% minimum score will be issued a Certificate of Completion Card by NUCA which recognizes their achievement.
CE Credits: Eight (8) hours, one of which satisfies the workplace safety requirement and one of which satisfies the business practices requirement.
Materials Provided: OSHA Poster (required to be posted by all employers), NUCA manual, decal and Certificate of Completion Card.
Course Number: 0000421

NUCA Confined Space Entry Training Program (CSEP): Attendees will receive basic information regarding entry into confined spaces, create an awareness of the hazards associated with confined spaces through identification, evaluation and control of the work and work environment, including identifying permit required spaces, attendant and entrant requirements. Those who pass the exam with a 70% minimum score will be issued a Certificate of Completion Card by NUCA which recognizes their achievement.
CE Credits: Five (5) hours, one of which satisfies the workplace safety requirement and one of which satisfies the business practices requirement.
Materials Provided: NUCA manual, decal and Certificate of Completion Card.
Course Number: 0000422

NUCA of Florida CILB Course Sponsor #004 0000982

NUCA Competent Person Refresher Course (CPRC): This four (4) hour refresher course is designed for individuals who have successfully completed the NUCA Competent Person Training Program. The seminar will focus on the general requirements (hazards associated with excavation) and the duties of the competent person.
CE Credits: Four (4) hours, one of which satisfies the workplace safety requirement and one of which satisfies the business practices requirement.
Materials Provided: OSHA publication 2226 (Excavations), OSHA Poster (required to be posted by all employers), handouts (latest interpretations from OSHA regarding Subpart P) and a Certificate of Completion Card.
Course Number: 0000487

Construction Outreach Training: The 10 hour program is meant to provide an introduction to OSHA’s construction industry safety and health standards. The program is designed for first line supervisors and others responsible for construction operations.

The objective is to provide participants with basic knowledge and understanding of how to use and interpret OSHA construction safety and health standards.

No attempt has been made to treat any part of the course topics exhaustively.
Course Hours: Ten (10) hours

A Review of the Construction Contracting Laws of Florida (Chapter 489, Part I): This course will be presented by R. Bruce Kershner. He will provide an overview of the regulation of construction contractors by DBPR and CILB, including discussion of the statutes and rules governing contractors, the disciplinary process, the interaction of DBPR/CILB statutes and rules with local ordinances and state and federal law.
CE Credits: Two (2) hours, one of which satisfies the workplace safety requirement and one of which satisfies the business practices requirement.
Materials Provided: The course will consist of a lecture and question/answer presentation.
Course Number: 0000488

Florida Fire Sprinkler Association
State Fire Marshal Office Course #SFMO-0032

Underground Fire Mains: Underground fire main requirements outlined in NFPA 24, pose specific requirements to ensure the safe and reliable operation of fire protection systems. The underground fire main installation and testing procedures established by the State Fire Marshal’s Office will be covered in detail in this special seminar. Also included in this seminar is specific information on the NFPA required Underground Materials & Test Certificate. Backflow prevention will be discussed as well as problems encountered when retrofitting backflow devices on existing fire sprinkler systems.
CE Credits: Two (2) hours, one of which satisfies the one hour fire protection discipline requirement. Due to reciprocity between the Fire Marshal’s office and CILB, the two hours of continuing education can be applied towards your Contractor V License as well as your underground utility and excavation contractor license.

First Aid & CPR Course

First Aid & CPR Course (CPR/First Aid): The course will help prevent fatal accidents, increase safety awareness, protect against OSHA fines and prepare your employees for emergencies. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Code of Federal Regulations 1926.50(c), persons having valid First Aid Certification must be available at job sites.
Part One – CPR: The CPR Course covers emergencies relating to adults such as obstructed airways, respiratory and cardiac arrest.
Part Two – First Aid: The First Aid Course covers emergencies such as soft tissue injuries, shock, injuries to muscles, bones and joints, diabetes, poisoning, injuries to the head, back and spine, special injuries and other emergencies.

This course IS NOT approved for continuing education hours.