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September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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OSHA 10-Hour for Construction

Dates: September 22, 24, 29 & October 1, 2020 Must attend all four nights. Need your OSHA 10-Hour training card to get on the job?  You’ve come to the right place!  This 10-hour construction safety course was developed by the US Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction safety and health concerns in the construction industry.  All attendees will become familiar with reading and using the OSHA…

September 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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OSHA’s Silica Awareness

About 2.3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces, including 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone. Responsible employers have been protecting workers from harmful exposure to respirable crystalline silica for years, using widely-available equipment that controls dust with water or a vacuum system. OSHA’s new Silica Standard is scheduled to take effect in November 2018. Find out what this new standard means to your operation.

October 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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STP Unit 2: Communication

Dates: October 5, 7, 12 & 14, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. This course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today’s construction supervisors need in order to be effective communicators on their job. Unit 2 Explores: Effective Communication Learn to Listen Carrying on Conversations Persuasion, Negotiation and Confrontation Communicate with your crew Putting it in writing Meetings that Work Electronic Communication Improving Communication

October 6 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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OSHA 30-Hour for Construction

Dates: October 6, 12, 20 & 27, 2020 Must attend all four days. The OSHA 30-Hour training is designed for construction workers or managers with safety and health responsibilities.  Students learn to identify common hazards found on construction sites, and develop strategies to prevent injuries.  Although OSHA standards are discussed, this training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.  Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an OSHA 30-Hour card as proof of compliance with OSHA mandates.

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
S.C. Johnson iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd.
Sturtevant, WI 53177 United States
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Susan Harwood Crane Management

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), from 2011 to 2015, the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 220 total crane-related deaths, an average of 44 per year over this 5-year period with 42% of the fatal work injuries taking place in the private construction industry.  The data also shows that specialty contractors and heavy and civil engineering construction accounted for the most fatalities involving cranes in private construction.  AGC of America is please to offer this one-day…

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL)

Everyone, from the company owner to the experienced foreman and new trainee/apprentice, needs to own safety and be a safety leader.  The Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) course is designed to introduce construction workers, particularly those with supervisory responsibilities such as foremen, to safety leadership principles and give them the skills to be a safety leader who can help create and sustain safe and productive jobsites.

October 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP)

Mobile elevated work platforms, also known as aerial lifts or MEWPs, are popular on a variety of job sites.  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) defines a mobile elevated work platform as "a machine/device intended for moving persons, tools and material to working positions," and consisting of a work platform with controls and an extending structure mounted on a mobile chassis.  ANSI updated their A92 standards with new safe use, training and design requirements for MEWPs.  If your company uses…

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Basic First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Dates: October 26 & 27, 2020 Must attend both nights Medic First Aid, CPR, and AED training is designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider.  This extremely valuable program will help employers comply with OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.  Two-year certification cards are issued upon completion of this course.

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Crane Rigging Training

Cost plus materials. In addition to qualified signalpersons and certified operators, the new OSHA crane standard requires employees who perform rigging operations to be “qualified”.  This course has been developed by the Crosby Group to assist employers in qualifying their personnel as qualified riggers as required in the new crane standards.  The standard also requires an experience component which is not provided in this course.  Note: This course is four hours in length.  To receive a card verifying their attendance…

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Qualified Crane Signalperson Training

OSHA requires you to meet new requirements under the New Crane Standard for Construction Operations – Subpart CC.  Effective in November of 2010, anyone performing crane signals on a construction site has to be “qualified”.  If your employees fit into this category, they must: be competent in the application of the types of signals used, have a basic understanding of crane operations and the limitations, know and understand the new crane standard as it applies to signaling, and demonstrate all…

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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STP Unit 4: Contract Documents

Dates: November 2, 4, 9 & 11, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. This course will provide information about contract documents and construction law to help supervisors recognize the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties, to develop an understanding of how contract documents can be helpful to solve problems and resolve conflicts, and to develop positive relationships between all parties in the construction process. Unit 4 Explores: Introduction to contract documents and construction law Creating a positive…

November 3 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Training

Rough terrain forklift training vividly impresses upon the students the necessity for safety in all aspects of lift truck operations and procedures.  The safety standards reviewed in detail include graphic illustrations of the personal and economic dangers inherent in the use of forklift equipment.  The step-by-step progression of this training is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to become a safe and professional forklift operator.  This is the classroom portion of the total training requirement for…

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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The Economics of Safety

Today’s challenging economic climate is not the time to back off on safety, but instead to charge ahead with communicating the importance of an accident-free workplace.  Establishing safety objectives and defining responsibilities has never been as critical as it is today.  Holding people accountable for their actions and evaluating their performance can have a big impact on the bottom line.  At one organization, the average cost of a shoulder injury was $50,000, a back injury was $35,000, a knee injury…

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Principles of Motivation – Inspiring Action

Virtual Event Are you stuck in the pattern of waiting for the company to hire highly motivated employees? Are you troubled that your team members are not motivated by the same things you are? During this session we will review the Principles of Motivation for both self- motivation as well as motivating others to perform at high levels. Session will entail: Review of Ten Principles for Motivation and What do They Mean to Me? What are the seven types of…

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP)

Mobile elevated work platforms, also known as aerial lifts or MEWPs, are popular on a variety of job sites.  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) defines a mobile elevated work platform as "a machine/device intended for moving persons, tools and material to working positions," and consisting of a work platform with controls and an extending structure mounted on a mobile chassis.  ANSI updated their A92 standards with new safe use, training and design requirements for MEWPs.  If your company uses…

November 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Successfully Handling an OSHA Inspection

Employers do have rights during the inspection process, but you must be aware of what they are if you hope to exercise them.  As OSHA continues to change the way it does business, it’s more likely your job-site will be inspected.  The more you know about handling an OSHA inspection, the more likely your experience will be less painful and costly.  This course will help you find out what you may be doing that catches the eye of the trained…

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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OSHA 10-Hour for Construction

Dates: November 30 & December 1, 2, 3, 2020 Must attend all four nights. Need your OSHA 10-Hour training card to get on the job?  You’ve come to the right place!  This 10-hour construction safety course was developed by the US Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction safety and health concerns in the construction industry.  All attendees will become familiar with reading and using the OSHA…

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Place Downtown Milwaukee, 800 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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STP Unit 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving

Dates: December 7, 9, 14 & 16 Must attend three of the four nights. This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of a construction supervisor in accident prevention and loss control. Unit 6 explores: Safety leadership, communication and expectations Planning for site safety Site safety management Site security and protection Multi-employer safety Construction risk management Safety and Human Resources Regulatory procedures, record keeping and documents

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Learn for the Legends Luncheon

Gain Valuable Insights and Motivation from Some of the Most Accomplished Professionals in Milwaukee's Construction Industry! A four-person panel, moderated by AGC of Greater Milwaukee’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Kessenich, will discuss an array of topics including how to lead through crisis, the skills necessary to become an esteemed leader, their outlook on the future of Milwaukee’s construction industry, and technology changes throughout the course of their careers and continued advancements. Intended audience: Junior Executives; Project Managers; and Superintendents.