Training

Training courses that meet or exceed OSHA, DOT, & EPA requirements.

Training courses are customized to your site-specific needs – rather than a canned computer or video information-training course! Providing thorough training and ongoing support to employees minimizes environmental, health and safety risks by equipping them with the knowledge to work competently in every situation. Our courses are scheduled throughout the year in SEA’s Little Rock training facility, and are available for site-specific presentation throughout the United States.

What is OSHA Training?

If you work in construction, warehousing or the service industry, you are probably familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, popularly known as OSHA. Businesses are required to follow OSHA guidelines in order to protect their employees and clients. If you fail to meet OSHA guidelines, you may face hefty penalties and earn a bad reputation in your community.

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What is HAZWOPER Training?

One of the most important courses that you will ever take is HAZWOPER training, short for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. This course is required of many employees by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prepare them to take immediate action if hazardous substance is released into the environment. Federal rules govern employees who work with hazardous materials and those providing emergency response.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Celebrating 27 years of professional education services, Safety & Environmental Associates, Inc. (SEA) has taking training beyond the chalkboard.

It has been our belief throughout the years that if we can get the student to automatically think or behave progressively what we call “Unconscious Competence” then the Environmental or Safety program can effectively grow.

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The Most Important Things to Know About Being a DOT HAZMAT Employer

Are you a manager or owner of a business, you may wonder why DOT HAZMAT training is so important. Spending business funds on DOT HAZMAT training may seem unnecessary, but there are some important things to know before neglecting training courses.

Failure to train employees can cost a company thousands of dollars in fines and penalties.

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Environmental Safety Training Your Business Needs

According to OSHA regulations, and depending on the industry you are in, there are a variety of special safety training programs your employees should receive. It is vital that your company provides all industry specific, legally mandated training to your employees or to those fulfilling certain roles. Training and courses like those provided by SEA, Inc. can keep your company regulation compliant, and your employees safe and better protected.

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OSHA Requirements for Small Businesses – What You Need to Know

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is a division of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA was created in 1971 to administer the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The act established a nationwide program to protect workers from injury, illness, and death caused by unsafe working conditions. Small businesses are required to comply with OSHA regulations.

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How Do You Know if Your Company is Ready for a Safety Audit?

A workplace safety audit takes a snapshot of the safe work practices that employees use. The announcement of a safety audit generally results in some discomfort among management, supervisory staff and even the workforce. While everyone knows that safety equipment and usage rules are in place for work place safety, a realistic appraisal of daily practices shows that workers sometimes cut corners.

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Avoiding On-The-Job Accidents with Hazard Recognition and Safety Training

Companies that work with hazardous materials are subject to a number of guidelines created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Workplace hazard recognition and training is an effective way to ensure OSHA compliance and safety of employees and consumers.

Hazard Recognition and Safety Training Prevents Workplace Accidents Involving Dangerous Materials

According to OSHA regulations, before transporting or working with hazardous materials, employers and their employees must receive proper safety training. The very nature of hazardous materials means that those working with them are more susceptible to workplace accidents and injuries. However, with accurate and detailed instruction, identifying potential hazards before an accident occurs can keep employees and customers safe from harm.

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New EPA Proposal Will Change Clean Water Act Reporting Requirements For SEA Clients

New changes to the Clean Water Act reporting requirements will affect many businesses throughout the nation. It is important to understand how these changes will affect you and your company to ensure that you remain compliant with EPA standards.

The EPA’s proposed changes to EPA’s proposed changes to Clean Water Act reporting requirements require those firms still submitting paper-based NPDES reports to convert to electronic reporting. According to the Agency, the switch will improve compliance with Clean Water Act specifications as well as facilitate improved protection of U.S. waters. However, for those businesses and industries that are accustomed to filing written reports, the switch to electronic reporting will necessitate costly system changes. SEA Inc., a Little Rock-based environmental health and safety service company, makes it easy and economical to comply with EPA regulations. SEA provides complete environmental services, including planning, training and automated reporting.

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OSHA Trenching and Excavation Safety Training for “Trenching Competent Person”

Trenching and excavation training from SEA gives your company the information needed for personal safety protection and OSHA required guidelines while working in dangerous areas.

The SEA trenching and excavation training program for safety and the competent person ensures that your employees have the information that they need to work in dangerous construction areas. OSHA’s excavation definition refers to any human created cavity, channel or depression that requires workers to remove sections of the earth’s surface while the agency describes a trench as a narrow underground dig site. Under that definition, many OSHA guidelines must be followed, and without the proper training, violations can turn into costly penalties or employee injuries.

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OSHA 10 Hour Training Best Practices for Construction Workers

SEA’s Safety Management Systems’ OSHA 10 hour training for construction workers provides best practices to keeping everyone on the job safe, healthy, and OSHA compliant.

If you work in construction, you have heard of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, otherwise known as OSHA. OSHA sets federal guidelines designed to protect employees, customers and clients; businesses are legally required to follow these guidelines. An OSHA regulation violation can lead to stiff penalties, and more importantly, can also create a hazardous, or possibly even deadly, construction zone. OSHA compliance is often complicated because of the many rules and guidelines. Without proper training on best practices for construction zone safety, infractions can become commonplace. SEA’s Safety Management Systems offers an OSHA 10 Hour training class for construction safety and health to help avoid such infractions.

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