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Training

Safety cones and Bobcats parked in a row

FM-OHS provides a wide range of health and safety training options to help sustain a healthful and safe working and learning environment. These training courses are offered not only to meet numerous regulations, but also toward an effort to encourage health and safety throughout the entire university community.

Course registration & guidelines

Request a course

  • Email fm-ohs@virginia.edu
  • Email must come from employee's supervisor.
  • Include:
    • Employee's name (first/last)
    • Computing ID
    • Class(es) requested
    • Preferred date, if desired
    • What are your typical working hours?

Request a course not listed

If you would like to request a training course not listed below, please fill out the Training Request Form and submit it to fm-ohs@virginia.edu.

Helpful hints & expectations

  • Arrive 5 minutes early to class
  • Late arrivals will be turned away
  • Come prepared w/PPE, equipment, etc.
  • Bring your own snacks, drinks, and food
  • Sign-in and sign-out or you won’t get credit for attending
  • Dress appropriately for outdoor sessions (warm clothes, breathable clothes, sunscreen, hydration)
  • You will receive a calendar invitation for your assigned class. You must respond within 3 business days
  • Need transportation? Contact the FM On-Demand Shuttle Service @ 434-531-9744

Attendance policy

  • All FM-OHS training courses are provided to Facilities Management employees at no charge.
  • However, an 'accept' or 'decline' response to the calendar invitation is mandatory within 3 business days.
  • Failure to provide a reason for decline, failure to respond, and failure to show-up for an assigned training class will result in a no-show charge of $75 to your shop for each occurrence.

Employee hazard exposure

Need help determining a training class for your employee?

Pre-requisites & class pairings

Understand the pre-requisite and/or the class pairing requirements

  • See list of training classes and their course descriptions to see pre-requisites and class pairings
  • You may be enrolled in pre-requisite/class pairing courses in addition to your request

What happens once a class is requested?

  • Supervisor and employee will receive an acknowledgement to their training request by FM-OHS
  • Employee will be placed on the class waitlist, or scheduled if there is no waitlist
  • Employee will also be added to the waitlist for any class pre-requisites/class pairings, or scheduled
  • Once scheduled, the employee will receive an email notification (supervisor is copied) with class details:
    • Date/time/location/instructions/PPE & equipment requirements
  • The employee will receive a calendar invite, which must be responded to within 3 business days
  • Two days prior to class, the employee will receive an email reminder (supervisor is copied)
  • Attend class, sign-in/out
  • FM-OHS will contact you if a class has to be canceled or rescheduled due to weather or any unforeseen circumstances.
  • FM-OHS will record your attendance in the OHS employee training database; and the class will be added to the employee’s training records
  • If a certification card is issued with a class, the employee will receive this approximately 4 weeks after class is completed

Training classes

Aerial Lift

All employees who will operate an aerial lift, personal lift, scissor lift, or bucket truck are required to receive training prior to operation. This combination of classroom and practical hands-on training provides instruction on how to inspect, safely operate, and maneuver aerial lifts, personal lifts, scissor lists, and bucket trucks. Training covers safety procedures, proper preparation, use of required personal protective equipment (PPE), including using harnesses, and site inspection. A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Fall Protection
*Recertification: 3 years

Class Dates Location
Aerial Lift March 21, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Aerial Lift April 18, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Upper Level
Room 112
Aerial Lift June 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Aerial Lift July 18, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Aerial Lift August 15, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Upper Level
Room 112
Aerial Lift September 19, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Aerial Lift October 17, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Aerial Lift November 21, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010

Asbestos Awareness

All housekeeping and custodial staff as well as all Facilities Management tradespersons are required to receive asbestos awareness within the first year of employment. This classroom awareness course will cover information available concerning asbestos containing material (ACM) in University buildings including instruction on how to recognize damaged ACM, engineering controls and work practices, procedures to prevent exposure, building signage, and warning labels. Trainees will receive information on the health effects of asbestos exposure, a brief regulatory overview, and a review of the University’s asbestos management policy. This Class IV training does not qualify the attendee to handle or disturb asbestos.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually (10 minute online refresher course)

Class Dates Location
Asbestos Awareness March 5, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Asbestos Awareness March 6, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Asbestos Awareness June 4, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Asbestos Awareness June 5, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Asbestos Awareness September 3, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Asbestos Awareness September 10, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Asbestos Awareness December 3, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Asbestos Awareness December 5, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Asbestos Awareness Refresher

All employees who completed the Asbestos Awareness course are required to complete this online refresher course; and will receive a brief overview of all components covered in the initial Class IV awareness training.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Asbestos Awareness
*Recertification: Annually

Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)

All employees who may come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious material during the course of their work are required to receive training prior to potential exposure. Instruction is provided on risks associated with bloodborne pathogens as well as proper handling procedures for blood and other potentially infectious materials. This course includes individual hands-on training with specific instruction for blood cleanup. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
BBP March 7, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP March 13, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
BBP March 26, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
BBP April 4, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP April 9, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 010
BBP April 16, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP April 25, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP May 2, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP May 23, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP May 30, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP June 6, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP July 11, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP August 1, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP August 27, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP August 29, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP September 5, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP September 12, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
BBP September 19, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP September 26, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 112
BBP October 3, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP October 8, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP October 15, 2019
1:30-3 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
BBP October 22, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP November 7, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP November 14, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP November 21, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
BBP December 5, 2019
7:30-9 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP December 10, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
BBP December 12, 2019
1-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Bobcat/Skidsteer/Powered Industrial Truck

Facilities Management trainees driving Bobcats on a gravel lot

All employees who will operate a bobcat/skid steer powered industrial truck are required to receive training prior to operation. This combination of classroom and hands-on training provides instruction on how to inspect, operate, and maneuver a bobcat/skid steer and covers hazards specific to snow removal operations. Training is required for all employees who use a bobcat/skid steer regardless of the frequency of or area in which it is used. A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course and practical hands-on evaluations.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 3 Years

Class Dates Location
Bobcat/Skidsteer/Powered Industrial Truck Upon request TBD

Chainsaw

A Facilities Management landscaper cutting a tree stump with a chainsaw

All employees who operate a chainsaw are required to receive training. Chainsaw training addresses operation and maintenance of chainsaws, recognition of safety hazards, proper use of required personal protective equipment (PPE), safety procedures, and safe performance of routine work tasks. Chainsaw training is required before an employee operates this equipment and must be repeated when new equipment or practices are implemented. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course and practical hands-on evaluations.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: First Aid/CPR/AED
*Recertification: Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred.

Class Dates Location
Chainsaw TBD TBD

Confined Space Entry

All employees expected to enter a confined space must receive Confined Space Entry training. This training will teach the definition and identification of a confined space, the hazards associated with work in the spaces, and the proper methods required to work safely. It will also cover the criteria that raise a confined space to Permit-Required Confined Space status. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Fall Protection
*Recertification: Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred.

Class Dates Location
Confined Space Entry March 12, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Confined Space Entry April 9, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Confined Space Entry June 11, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Confined Space Entry July 9, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Confined Space Entry August 13, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Confined Space Entry September 10, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Confined Space Entry October 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Confined Space Entry November 12, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Confined Space Entry December 10, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Damage Prevention via GES

Contact Brad Pace, Geospatial Engineering Services Technician: bsp5a@virginia.edu for course information and training requests.

Class Dates Location
Damage Prevention via GES TBD via GES

Electrical Safety

All employees who will perform work on or around electrically energized equipment, be required to de-energize equipment in order to perform electrical work, and/or will be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. This training focuses on the hazards of electricity, including components specific to arc flash hazards as well as how to identify and prevent possible accidents and/or injuries. Additional safe work practices are covered including the lockout/tagout (LOTO) process and use of proper PPE. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), First Aid/CPR/AED Annually, Bloodborne Pathogens
*Recertification: 3 years - Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred.

Class Dates Location
Electrical Safety March 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 014
Electrical Safety April 17, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety May 22, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety June 19, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety July 17, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Zehmer Hall Conference Center
Room D
Electrical Safety August 21, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety September 18, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety October 16, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Electrical Safety November 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Excavation Competent Person

All employees who will be responsible to demonstrate proper inspection and knowledge necessary to fill the role of competent person; and employees who will be working in or around trenches and excavations greater than four feet are required to take this course. This competent person course will teach you how to recognize the potential hazards and employ the proper protective measures. This course will meet the competent person definition in the regulations. Each FM shop that is exposed to trenches and excavations must have at least one person trained to the competent person level. A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course evaluation. This course is offered annually or upon request.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
Excavation Competent Person TBD TBD

Fall Protection User

All employees who will be required to don a harness are required to take this course. This classroom and hands-on training course will teach trainees how to recognize possible fall hazards and falling-object hazards, when methods and plans are needed, and the methods and tools to reduce or eliminate fall hazards. Employees will be taught the difference between fall arrest and fall restraint protective equipment and when to use each type of protective equipment. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 3 years

Class Dates Location
Fall Protection User March 14, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Fall Protection User April 11, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Fall Protection User June 13, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Fall Protection User July 11, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Fall Protection User August 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Fall Protection User September 12, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Fall Protection User October 10, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Fall Protection User November 14, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Fall Protection User December 12, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Fall Protection Competent Person

All employees who will be expected and responsible to demonstrate proper inspection and knowledge necessary to fill the role of competent person are required to receive proper training. This intermediate-level classroom and hands-on training course will teach trainees how to recognize possible fall hazards and falling-object hazards, when methods and plans are needed, and the methods and tools to reduce or eliminate fall hazards. This course also supplies the participant with the knowledge and skills to perform annual inspection and record keeping on fall protection materials. Employees will be taught the difference between fall arrest and fall restraint, the proper use of warning lines and other advanced techniques, and protective equipment and when to use each type of protective equipment. Each FM shop that uses fall protection must have at least one person trained to the competent person level. Further, it is also recommended that those who have already taken Fall Protection User training take this course to further their understanding of fall protection in the workplace. A certification card will be issued to all trainees who show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Fall Protection User
*Recertification: 3 years

Class Dates Location
Fall Protection Competent Person
(two-day class)
TBD TBD

First Aid/CPR/AED

Facilities Management employees practicing CPR on dummies

All employees, based on job responsibility, are required to have first aid training. Training for landscapers/arborists must also include tourniquet use. This classroom and hands-on training course will teach trainees how to provide CPR as well as first aid for fractures, respiratory failure, and environmental emergencies such as bites, stings, hypothermia, and heat stroke. The course will also instruct employees on how to respond to shock and heart conditions. A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Bloodborne Pathogens
*Recertification: 2 years, except employees in Electrical Safety Program/annually for NFPA 70e standards

Class Dates Location
First Aid/CPR/AED March 13, 2019
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED March 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED April 11, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED April 18, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED April 24, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED May 29, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED June 13, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Zehmer Hall Conference Center
Lounge
First Aid/CPR/AED June 18, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED June 26, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED July 10, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED July 17, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED July 24, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED August 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED August 15, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED August 28, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED September 4, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED September 11, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED September 25, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED October 2, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED October 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED October 15, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
First Aid/CPR/AED November 13, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED November 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED December 4, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
First Aid/CPR/AED December 12, 2019
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010

Forklift New Operator

All employees who will operate a forklift are required to receive training prior to operation. This online and practical hands-on course cover inspection and safe operation of forklifts. This course will teach employees the operational differences between a car and a forklift, power sources, capabilities, stability, and carbon monoxide hazards while operating while operating propane or diesel trucks inside buildings. An online evaluation is required to pass the online course; and an operator’s license will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the practical hands-on evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 1 year

Class Dates Location
Forklift New Operator TBD
TBD

Forklift Recertification

All employees are required to take this hand-on course to update and review trainees’ knowledge of inspections, stability, and safe operation of forklifts. Individual driving tests will be held. An operator’s license will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the practical hands-on evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Forklift New Operator
*Recertification: 3 years

Class Dates Location
Forklift New Operator TBD
TBD

HAZWOPER – 24 Hour

All employees who respond to hazardous substance spills or releases including hazardous waste are required to receive Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 24-Hour. This course covers topics pertaining to work-place hazards. Upon successful completion of this course, employees will receive a certificate of completions, which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
HAZWOPER – 24 Hour TBD TBD

HAZWOPER – 8-Hour

All employees who have taken the HAZWOPER 24 Hour course are required to receive the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 8 Hour training to maintain their certification.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: HAZWOPER 24
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
HAZWOPER 8-Hour March 26, 2019
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010

Hearing Conservation

All employees in the Hearing Conservation Program are required to receive this training. This course covers noise levels, hearing hazards, and recommendations on how to prevent hearing loss. It will cover the effects of noise; the purpose advantages, and disadvantages of various types of hearing protectors; the selection fit, and care of protectors; and the purpose and procedures of audiometric testing.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
Hearing Conservation
Coming soon
TBD TBD

Hoist & Rigging

Facilities Management employees attend Hoist and Rigging training

All employees who will be expected to operate hoist and rigging equipment are required to receive proper training prior to operation. This one-day classroom and hands-on course will cover general requirements for proper rigging, how and why proper rigging practices improve safety, as well as review rigging requirements for steel chains, wire rope, metal mesh, and synthetic fiber slings. Hoist operation will be covered. Mobile cranes awareness will also be covered in this course. Training includes hoist set-up, load dynamics, lift planning, load charts, rigging, and signaling, and use of required personal protective equipment (PPE). A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course evaluation. A passing grade indicates that the participant has the knowledge to safely use hoist and rigging equipment at UVA Facilities Management.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 3 years

Class Dates Location
Hoist & Rigging TBD
TBD

Lead in Construction

All Facilities Management tradespersons who are required to disturb lead-containing materials at work are required to receive this course. Attendees will receive information about lead hazards, the nature of operations that could lead to lead exposure, the content of the OSHA standard, and proper use of respirators, engineering controls, and good work practices including a review of the University’s medical surveillance and lead management policies. Participants will be qualified to handle and/or disturb lead-containing materials after attending this course.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: All participants are required to be enrolled in the University’s Respiratory Protection Program
*Recertification: Annually (10 minute online refresher course).

Class Dates Location
Lead in Construction April 16, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Lead in Construction April 23, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Lead in Construction July 16, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Lead in Construction July 23, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Lead in Construction October 9, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Lead in Construction October 10, 2019
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

Lead in Construction Refresher

All employees who completed the Lead in Construction course are required to complete this online refresher course; and will receive a brief overview of all components covered in the initial Lead in Construction training.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Lead in Construction
*Recertification: Annually

Class Dates Location
Lead in Construction Refresher TBD TBD

Lockout/Tagout Authorized User (LOTO)

All employees that service or repair equipment that possesses hazardous energy must attend lockout/tagout training before working on equipment or practicing lockout/tagout procedures. Equipment-specific safety procedures are developed by each department in conjunction with and support from FM-OHS.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred

Class Dates Location
LOTO April 23, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO May 21, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO June 18, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO July 16, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO August 27, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO September 24, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO October 22, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO November 19, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO December 3, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
LOTO February 12, 2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112

New Employee Safety Training (NEST)

All new Facilities Management employees are required to take this course. NEST provides an overview of health and safety training requirements and resources for all UVA FM employees. This one-time course is designed to familiarize employees with potential workplace hazards, training programs, and safety procedures that are important to employee health and safety. This training covers a review of Hazard Communication Training, Ladder Safety, and Lockout/Tagout Awareness. Additional training is required to become a Lockout/Tagout Authorized User.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Required when deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred

Class Dates Location
NEST March 19, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST April 2, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST April 16, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST April 30, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST May 14, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST May 28, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST June 11, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST June 25, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST July 9, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST July 23, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST August 6, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST August 20, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST September 3, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST September 17, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST October 1, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST October 15, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST October 29, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST November 12, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST November 26, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
NEST December 10, 2019
7-11:30 a.m.
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010

OSHA 10 Construction

This OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The 10-hour class is intended to provide workers with awareness of common job-related safety and health hazards in the construction environment. Trainees who complete this course will receive a course completion card, which does not expire. This is a two day class with no makeup days for any time missed. Complete attendance is required in order to receive credit for course completion.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: None

Class Dates Location
OSHA 10 Construction/English
(two-day class)
Upon request TBD
OSHA 10 Construction/Spanish
(two-day class)
Upon request TBD

OSHA 10 General Industry

This OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The 10-hour class is intended to provide workers with awareness of common job-related safety and health hazards in the general industry environment. Trainees who complete this course will receive a course completion card, which does not expire. This is a two day class with no makeup days for any time missed. Complete attendance is required in order to receive credit for course completion.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: None

Class Dates Location
OSHA 10 General Industry
(two-day class)
Upon request TBD

OSHA 30 Construction

This OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The 30-hour class is more appropriate for supervisors or workers with some safety responsibilities in the construction environment. Trainees who complete this course will receive a course completion card, which does not expire. This is a four day class with no makeup days for any time missed. Complete attendance is required in order to receive credit for course completion.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: None

Class Dates Location
OSHA 30 Construction
(four-day class)
Upon request TBD

OSHA 30 General Industry

This OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. The 30-hour class is more appropriate for supervisors or workers with some safety responsibility in the general industry environment. Trainees who complete this course will receive a course completion card, which does not expire. This is a four day class with no makeup days for any time missed. Complete attendance is required in order to receive credit for course completion.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: None

Class Dates Location
OSHA 30 General Industry
(four-day class)
Upon request TBD

Respiratory Protection New User

All employees who are required to use respiratory protection must receive this training prior to any respirator use. The training includes a description of the respiratory hazards to which employees are potentially exposed to during routine and emergency situations as well as training in the proper use of respirators, including putting on and removing, any limitations on their use, and their maintenance. Individuals must receive Respiratory Protection Training prior to being issued respiratory protective equipment.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Annually (conducted during each employee's scheduled respirator fit-testing)

Class Dates Location
Respiratory Protection New User April 23, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User May 21, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User June 18, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Upper Level
Room 112
Respiratory Protection New User July 16, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User August 27, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User September 24, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User October 22, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010
Respiratory Protection New User November 19, 2019
2-3:30pm
Skipwith Hall Lower Level
Room 010

Respiratory Protection Refresher

All employees who are required to use respiratory protection must receive this training prior to any respirator use. The training includes a description of the respiratory hazards to which employees are potentially exposed to during routine and emergency situations as well as training in the proper use of respirators, including putting on and removing, any limitations on their use, and their maintenance. Individuals must receive Respiratory Protection Training prior to being issued respiratory protective equipment.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: Respiratory Protection New User
*Recertification: Annually (conducted during each employee's scheduled respirator fit-testing)

Class Dates Location
Respiratory Protection Refresher TBD TBD

Scaffold User

All employees that will perform work on or from a scaffold must receive this training. This training teaches employees how to use scaffold, recognize hazards associated with various types of scaffolding, and provides education on procedures to control or minimize potential risks such as electrical, fall, and falling object hazards. The course also addresses handling materials, load-carrying capacity, installation of , and falling object protection systems. This course is not intended to meet the requirements for competency in building and/or installing scaffolds. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred

Class Dates Location
Scaffold User April 4, 2019
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Scaffold User September 5, 2019
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010
Scaffold User November 7, 2019
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Skipwith Lower Level
Room 010

Scaffold Competent Person (Assembler)

All employees who are expected to be responsible to demonstrate proper inspection and knowledge necessary to fill the role of competent person. This Scaffold Competent Person course is designed to provide the necessary training to comply with the Competent Person requirements as described in OSHA 1926 Subpart L Regulation to Scaffolds. This includes erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting a scaffold. Classroom instruction includes an in-depth review of the regulations for various scaffolds and also includes a hands-on practical exercise to familiarize participants with basic scaffold erection procedures. As Competent Persons, employees will be able to direct fellow employees in erecting, dismantling, moving, and/or altering scaffolds; inspect scaffolds and scaffold components for visible defects; and train employees involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffolds to recognize associated work hazards. Each FM shop that uses scaffold equipment must have at least one person trained to the competent person level. Further, it is also recommended that those who have already taken Scaffold User training take this course to further their understanding of scaffold practices in the workplace. A certification card will be issued to each trainee who shows competence and achieves a passing grade on the course evaluation. This course is offered upon request.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: None

Class Dates Location
Scaffold Competent Person (Assembler)
(two-day class)
TBD TBD

Work Zone Traffic Control – Basic/8-Hour

All employees who have direct responsibility for the placement of work zone traffic control devices and/or direct responsibility for field maintenance of work zone traffic control devices are required to receive Work Zone Traffic Control – Basic/8 Hour. Federal requirements now instruct state and local governments to train personnel in work zone traffic control relevant to the job decisions that each individual is required to make. This workshop provides training needed to properly install work zones to perform daily maintenance or short-term operations. Emphasis is placed on the basics of work zone traffic control, focusing on work zone devices and how to effectively install and maintain them. At the conclusion of this workshop, a short open-book written exam will be administered to all attendees. A VDOT certification card will be given to each attendee who achieves a passing grade of 80% or higher. This class is offered upon request.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 4 years

Class Dates Location
Work Zone Traffic Control – Basic/8-Hour April 23, 2019
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Zehmer Hall Conference Center
Lounge

Work Zone Traffic Control – Intermediate/16-Hour

All employees who will be actively involved in designing, supervising, and overseeing the implementation of temporary work zone traffic control. Federal requirements now instruct state and local governments to train personnel in work zone traffic control relevant to the job decisions that each individual is required to make. This workshop provides training needed to properly install and monitor work zones for construction and maintenance projects for long-term (greater than three consecutive days) operations. This course provides comprehensive training on work zone standards, guidelines, installations and removal procedures, inspection, liability, documentation and supervisory skills. Several workshops included in this course are designed to provide hands-on experience in implementing and modifying temporary traffic control plans for various real-life situations. It also teaches employees how to recognize, analyze, correct, and document deficiencies. At the conclusion of this workshop, a short open-book written exam will be administered to all attendees. A VDOT certification card will be given to each attendee who achieves a passing grade of 80% or higher. This class is offered upon request.

*Pre-requisite/class pairing: None
*Recertification: 4 years

Class Dates Location
Work Zone Traffic Control – Intermediate/16-Hour
(two-day class)
April 24-25, 2019
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Zehmer Hall Conference Center
Lounge