Total Recommended Hours
Competencies & Objectives Lists
Module ID 75201: Describes the responsibilities of a safety technician and identifies the basic components of a safety program. It also provides an overview of regulatory requirements.
Module ID 75205: Explains how to support an effective safety culture on the job site, including communication techniques, motivation, and responding to behavioral issues.
Module ID 75219: Covers environmental and safety hazards. It explains how to evaluate risks and identify appropriate methods of hazard control. It also discusses environmental regulations for hazardous materials and describes the elements of a medical surveillance program.
Module ID 75220: Provides guidance on safety performance analysis and employee coaching. It also explains how to complete job and task safety planning.
Module ID 75221: Covers how to conduct safety inspections, audits, and employee safety observations. It discusses both traditional and predictive methods of performance measurement, and explains how to analyze safety data in order to prevent future incidents.
Module ID 75222: Explains how to use pre-bid checklists to identify hazards and develop a site safety plan. It also describes how to develop an emergency action plan.
Module ID 75223: Describes how to prepare and deliver effective training using both formal safety meetings and tailgate talks.
Module ID 75224: Provides an overview of the various work permits required on a construction site. It also provides detailed procedures for completing a hot work permit, lockout/tagout, and confined-space entry permit.
Module ID 75225: Describes how to conduct an incident investigation, including employee interviews and reporting requirements. It also explains how to analyze an incident to determine the root cause and prevent future incidents.
Module ID 75226: Discusses the OSHA requirements for recordkeeping and explains how to manage the safety and health records for a job site. It also covers the two main types of OSHA inspections.
Contributing Subject Matter Experts
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER’s Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others.
Brett Richardson, Starcon
Cameron Strother, Southland Safety
Chris Williams, ABC National
Dan Nickel, Carolina Bridge Company, Inc.
David Burman, Northern Industrial Training LLC
Dell Husted, Alaska Training Center
Earl Hyatt, TIC – The Industrial Company
Ed Valencia, LPR Construction
Jarrett Quoyle, MasTec
Jo Ballagh, Alaska Training Center
Lance Simons, The Haskell Company
Mike Powers, Tri-City Electrical Contractors
Paul Fontenot II, Safety Advantage, LLC
Ronald Sokol, Safety Council of Texas City
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For certification requirements, please refer to the Safety Instructor Certification program.