NALP releases OSHA construction course

The 10-hour course educates landscapers on safety training for work on commercial jobsites.

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January 19, 2018
Edited by Megan Smalley
Industry News

FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Association of Landscape Professionals partnered with the OSHA Alliance to launch a 10-hour OSHA Construction Course for the Landscape Industry.

The 10-hour OSHA Construction Course offers standard industry safety training for those working on commercial job sites. Now, the course is being offered with landscape industry specifics. It will provide basic training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of workplace hazards in addition to information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and filing a complaint.

The course is taught by OSHA authorized trainers. Attendees receive a wallet card and certificate upon completion.

“We are pleased to have created this industry-specific, 10-hour course that will provide comprehensive job site safety training that would be beneficial to all landscape industry companies,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman, CAE.

The first course will be held Feb. 7-8 at the NALP office in Fairfax, Virginia, and will be presented by NALP Safety Advisor Sam Steel, Ph.D. The courses are open to anyone in the industry at a cost of $199 for NALP members and $299 for non-members.

The course will also be taught Feb. 22-23 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Acworth, Georgia. Future OSHA Construction Course events will be posted here.

Also, companies can have this course presented at their location for up to 30 participants, with prices varying for this option.

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