News | May 27, 2014

Delaware Valley Safety Council Announces July Dates For Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) Training Program

By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations.

Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) - The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) has scheduled a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training class for the week of July 7, 2014. The class will be held at DVSC’s New Jersey facility located at Gloucester County College Continuing Education Center, 1492 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. The price for the course, including all books, materials and a Friday lunch, is $1,999.

Reservations can be made online at the DVSC website http://www.dvsconline.org by clicking “COSS” in the main page slideshow. Inquiries can be directed to DVSC Executive Director, Brian McClafferty at (302) 736-1986; or to DVSC Administrator, Jeri Radio at (856) 558-8797.

COSS was designed to be an in-depth set of learning modules that equip workers with the core competencies of occupational safety and health for the Chemical, Construction, Energy, Engineering, Fire, Food, Government, Human Resources, Health, Medical, Municipal, Oil and Gas, Security, Shipyard, Transportation and Utility fields. The heart of the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) Program is the solid foundation built on learning to read and apply the OSHA safety and training requirements in 29 CFR 1910 and 1926. Each orientation prepares the student to perform various duties in the safest possible manner. Upon successful completion of each specific course, the student will receive a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist certificate that lists the training and its expiration date. Owners and contractors may verify training through the COSS secure online database.

Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) Orientation

Executive Course Summary:

The Certified Occupational Safety Specialist course consists of five 8-Hour Days, a total of 40 Hours. The Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) Program is designed for those in the safety and health field that coordinate the successful implementation of corporate safety and health plans; coordinate and maybe even conduct safety and health training; and/or provide support to safety and training managers. By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations.

Course Awareness Level Topics Addressed:

  • Determine the true cost of accidents.
  • Calculate total recordable incident rates.
  • Search Company and public records to assess where the likelihood of an accident may lie.
  • Master the use of the CFRs (both construction and general industry).
  • Identify hazards, determine regulatory requirements, implement corrective actions and train personnel in changes that are required.
  • Perform risk analyses for key jobs and processes.
  • Perform complete accident investigations.
  • Develop and implement a safety audits and inspections program.
  • Communicate corporate safety initiatives and goals.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain company safety plans and manuals.
  • Achieve OSHA “Competent Person” status.

Receive your 10-Hour Outreach Cards of Completion in Construction and General Industry.

SOURCE: PRWeb

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