Construction Management

Construction Change Order - Virtual

This course contains the building blocks every estimator, project engineer, superintendent, project manager or construction professional needs to know about the construction change order process. Topics to be covered include: Issues That Lead To Changes, Potential Impact of Changes, Types of Changes, , Responsibilities of the Owner/Contractor as it relates to jobsite changes, Contractual Terms for Change Orders and Claims, Estimating the Cost Impact of a Change Order, proper Change Order Forms and Procedures for Managing and Tracking Changes throughout the course of a project. Review of actual job change orders and exercises during the class make this seminar meaningful and beneficial for all participants.

Advanced Estimating

Welcome to CAMTEC's Advanced Estimating Series. The first Tuesday of every month, starting February 1, 2022 we will hold a 1 hour workshop, breaking down various estimating and project management topics and answering any questions you might have.

Estimating 

(Prerequisite- Printreading experience)

This course provides an overall knowledge of construction cost estimating from the standpoint of a General Contractor or Construction Manager. It will focus on procedures for basic quantity take-offs and pricing for most construction divisions from Earthwork to Electrical. An overview and demonstration of estimating tools and software will be conducted throughout the class. Review of types of estimates required throughout the construction process.

(3 sessions)

Instructor:
Michael Woodhouse, United Consulting Services

Planning & Scheduling Basics to Advanced

This course introduces the concepts of Critical Path Method (CPM) for scheduling. This process is typically performed with Primavera or Microsoft Project software; however, students will develop a CPM network by hand to understand what the scheduling tools and computer applications are doing. Sample computer reports will be shown and discussed. A schedule has value if it is used. Progress collection and control will be explained so the schedule can become a “living” document reflecting actual progress, a history of what has been accomplished, and a road map to project completion. Implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) will be discussed, organization, Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs), and Resource Assignment Matrix (RAM) tools will be addressed to illustrate additional ways to help manage work scope and project teams.

Printreading for Residential & Light Commercial Construction

Formerly titled Blueprint Reading. Students will learn a series of related steps leading to an understanding of shop blueprints, with emphasis placed on the interpretation of blueprints, performing mathematical computations, basic blueprint terminology and sketching various views of pictorial and orthographic drawings. Plot plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, and details of all elements that make up a blueprint will be presented. This course provides experience in exploring residential and light commercial documents, as well as large construction project documents. Class discussion and review are followed by assignments on the specific project with follow-up clarifications. 

Project Management & Supervision - Virtual

This course provides a thorough presentation of the principles used in Project Management. Participants receive instruction in effective management of projects to enable them to remain competitive and successful in today’s construction environment. The project environment is discussed, as well as tools to plan organizational response to work. Project management implementation is explained including the effective management of resources. It is not enough to effectively manage others, tools and tips are provided for managing one’s daily schedule, and responding to emergencies on the job. Progress collection, control, and performance measurement is explained. Projects rarely go according to plan – strategy and tactics are explained to manage project change, and effective project closeout is discussed.

Construction Law &
Contracts Professional

Accounts Receivable Management & Collections

This course is designed to prepare your accounts receivable administrator with the tools necessary to manage the collections process timely and efficiently. We’ll look at everything from the credit application to the day you cash the check. We will also review the court process, including the collection suit and collection of the judgment. Why sell if you can’t collect?

AIA Contracts

AIA’s General Conditions of the Contract for Construction have been revised! Learn all about the changes at this upcoming workshop. 

It is absolutely vital for a contractor to choose an unbiased contract that apportions risks and responsibilities in a fair and balanced manner. The A201™–2007, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction is the keystone document in a majority of projects that set forth a contractor’s roles and responsibilities on a construction project. The A201 is incorporated by reference into other contract documents with owners, architects and subcontractors and puts a contractor on solid legal footing with the owner of a project by balancing risks and responsibilities equitably. This seminar will instruct those who negotiate and manage the use of AIA contracts, including design-build, construction management, and subcontract agreements.

Construction Bonds: What Are They And When Do You Need Them?

Almost all federal construction projects require a construction bonds, but often private construction projects require construction bonds as well if the project costs are over a certain amount. Bonds are effective tools for ensuring that tender bids and construction contracts are honored. Like any tool, getting the most out of a bond requires an understanding of how it works, proper maintenance, and proper use. Understanding the general concepts and principles common to all construction bonds is useful when dealing with any particular type.

Construction Lien: What It It And When Do You Need It?

 This is a fast-paced nuts and bolts workshop on how to establish a construction lien for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on commercial, industrial, office, and residential projects.  Learn how to prevent liens if you are an owner or a general contractor. Learn the critical time periods and how to fill out the notice of furnishing, claim of lien, sworn statement, lien waiver, and other necessary forms. In these challenging times, when getting paid is so important, this workshop is a must for owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. 

Contract Payment Provisions, Dispute Resolutions Clauses & Michigian Builders Trust Fund Act

Instructor: Bruce Pregler, Facca, Richter & Pregler, PC

This class identifies various payment and dispute resolution provisions contained in the construction industry’s form contracts and private contracts. Special attention is given to how various payment clauses can impact timely payment for base contract work and extras. We will examine alternative dispute resolution provisions for mediation, arbitration, and litigation and identify which clauses are to be avoided and which alternative dispute clauses are fair and effective. Finally, we will examine the Michigan Builders Trust Fund Act – MCLA 570.151. You will learn how this Act is violated and how to avoid liability.

Mitigating Contract Risk

Construction contracts often contain risk-shifting clause that must either be negotiated out of the agreement or, if they cannot be negotiated, should be noted as an important requirement and followed by the project team.  This class identifies the most common risk-shifting clause and presents strategies for negotiating over, mitigating, and managing them.

Prevailing Wage Compliance

This workshop will cover all aspects of the Federal Davis Bacon Act (prevailing wage), including worker classification, fringe benefit calculations, overtime, and certified payroll requirements. In addition, the class will cover the newly instituted prevailing wage requirements on the State of Michigan owned projects bid out through the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget

CAMTEC Safety & Health

ARC Flash Awareness

Presented by: Facility Results

This course introduces the student to the hazards of an arc flash event & how to set up an arc flash safety program based on the NFPA 70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace”. Students will learn the factors affecting arc flash hazards, selection & use of PPE for arc flash protection & equipment labeling requirements. Supplemented by graphic videos & stimulating class discussions this course has the impact required to ensure that the student understands the importance of arc flash & shock protection.

Asbestos and Lead Awareness Training

Construction trades routinely renovate and demolish buildings that were built prior to 1981. These construction activities often result in contact with asbestos-containing materials.  General industry employers are also subject to asbestos rules and regulations. Asbestos Awareness Training is required annually for employees whose work activities may contact asbestos-containing materials (ACM) or presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM), but do not disturb ACM or PACM during their work activities.

Confined Spaces in Construction Awareness Training - ONLINE

This program is will provide participants with an overview of MIOSHA’s construction safety standard Part 35: Confined Space in Construction. Confined spaces can present physical and atmospheric hazards that can be prevented if addressed prior to entering these spaces to work. This program will incorporate utilize the regulations and case studies to illustrate the need for an effective confined space entry procedure for employers. Participants in this program will:
• Review key definitions
• Discuss the hazards of being in a confined space
• Describe the employer’s responsibilities
• Describe the duties of the competent person
• Learn about confined space classification
• Learn about the roles of employees involved in confined space work
• Discuss the need for rescue planning and coordination

EPA RRP Certified Lead Renovator Initial Training

This course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a one-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of Michigan. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, clean-up procedures, post-cleaning verification, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and documentation. Includes a course exam. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator. EPA required, by April 22, 2010, for all contractors who work in pre-1978 housing and child occupied facilities, including renovation contractors, maintenance workers in multi-family housing, painters, building supervisors and landlords, homeowners who are planning to remodel, and other specialty trades (plumbers, heating and cooling, and electricians).

Instructor:  Ed Wenz, Contractors Training Institute

EPA RRP Certified Lead Renovator Refresher Training

This refresher course is the EPA Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP), a half-day course that provides basic lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs, and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by EPA and the State of Michigan. Course topics include: lead characteristics, uses, health effects on adults and children, lead-safe work practices to minimize lead containing dust during work activities, negative lead assessments, clean up procedures, post-cleaning verification, personal protection equipment, training of non-certified workers, and documentation. Includes course exam. Successful completion of this course and award of the training certificate qualifies the trainee as a Certified Renovator. For more information regarding the Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Rule, visit the EPA website www.epa.gov/lead/index.html.

Students must bring proof of full certification (from the last 5 years) to the class.

(1 session)

Instructor:  Edward Wenz, Contractors Training Institute

Excavations, Trenching and Shoring 

Excavation and trenching represent one of the most hazardous operations engaged in by construction workers. This program is intended to educate workers and project managers about the hazards associated with and safeguards needed to protect workers during excavation activities.

Fall Protection - Competent Person

This program will cover the requirements for Fall Protection in Construction according to a variety of MIOSHA and OSHA standards. In this program participants will utilize hands-on activities utilizing equipment, drawings, and letters of interpretation build an in-depth under-standing of the fall protection requirements for construction operations. The participants will also gain an understanding of the importance of an effective managed fall protection program.

Fall Protection in Construction - ONLINE

This program is an overview of MIOSHA’s Part 45: Fall Protection standard for construction. Falls are the leading cause of death in construction each year and this program will walk participants through requirements for the protection of employees from fall hazards at the worksite. Participants will learn about the various fall protection thresholds, review best practices using case studies, and learn about the various resources available to assist in the development of a comprehensive fall protection program.

Fall Protection in Residential Construction - ONLINE

This program is an overview of MIOSHA’s fall protection requirements for Residential construction sites. This program is intended for employers working in the residential construction market and will introduce participants to a variety of resources available through MIOSHA, OSHA, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and other useful resources. Participants in this program will learn about MIOSHA’s construction safety standards Part 45: Fall Protection, Part 12: Scaffolds & Scaffold Platforms, Part 11: Fixed & Portable Ladders, and other more specialized rules relating to fall protection during residential construction. During the program participants will:

  • Review key definitions from the Fall Protection standard
  • Discuss the general fall protection requirements in construction
  • Define various threshold heights for fall protection
  • Discuss fall protection plans and their use
  • Review the rules for the safe use of rough terrain fork truck scaffolds
  • Discuss alternative work methods to reduce exposures to falls

First Aid, CPR & AED Combined

Every job site is required to have someone certified in first aid. Are you in compliance? This course teaches the principles of basic life support for adults. The course details “hands-only” CPR, first aid, choking in adults, signs, and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and treatment for shock. It explains how AEDs work, and why they’re a critical part of emergency cardiac care. Certification is valid for a period of two years.

Foundations of Safety Leadership - ONLINE

The Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) program was developed by a curriculum development team funded by the Center for Construction Research and Education (CPWR) as part of a 5-year cooperative agreement with NIOSH. The program is designed to introduce construction workers with supervisory responsibilities to safety leadership principles to assist with the creation and sustainability of safe jobsites. Participants will how to:
• Lead by example
• Engage and empower team members
• Actively listen and practice 3-way communication
• Develop team members through coaching and feedback
• Recognize team members for going above and beyond for safety

Ground Supported Scaffold Competent Person Training

This program will cover the provisions for the safe use of ground supported scaffold systems in accordance with MIOSHA Part 12: Scaffolds & Scaffold Platforms, OSHA CFR 1926 Subpart L, and industry best practices. The program will be a mixture of lecture, case study review, and hands-on activities utilizing a 1/3 scale training frame scaffold system.

Hazard Communication in Construction

This program will introduce participants to the Global Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication on construction sites. The use of hazardous chemicals and substances during the course of construction is a common hazard and both employers and employees need to understand how to protect themselves, their employees, and other workers on construction sites through the proper coordination and use of appropriate container labelling, use of safety data sheets (SDSs), and the nonverbal communication of hazards through the use of pictograms.  Participants in this program, in addition to the above topics, will learn about:

  • Responsibilities of the General Contractor
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • The various standards that incorporate Hazard Communication rules
  • The differences between the GHS, HMIS, and NFPA chemical hazard rating systems
  • Resources available through MIOSHA, OSHA, NIOSH, and CPWR

Hearing Conservation in Construction

This program will provide an overview of the requirements of MIOSHA’s Occupational Health Standard Part 680: Occupational Noise Exposure for Construction. Approximately 75% construction workers are being overexposed to noise on the jobsite.

Occupational Noise Exposure in Construction - Part 680

This program will provide an overview of the MIOSHA’s Part 680: Occupational Noise Standard for Construction operations. Participants will learn about:

  • Basics of hearing and ear anatomy
  • Review of the standards that apply to hearing conservation
  • The elements of a hearing conservation program
  • Role of the competent person
  • How to measure noise exposures
  • Evaluation of hearing protection devices (HPD) and Noise Reduction Ratings (NRR)
  • Medical evaluation and recordkeeping

The class will include activities that simulate hearing loss and participants will get to see a demonstration of 3M E-A-Rfit™ fit testing system. Students will also be directed to hearing conservation resources through MIOSHA, OSHA, the Center for Construction Research and Education (CPWR), and 3M.

ONLINE Safety Training - ClickSafety

The Construction Association of Michigan has partnered with ClickSafety, the most well known provider of web based safety and health training, to offer CAM members a 10% discount off of the price of training.  Use promo code CAM10 to get a discount off of any ClickSafety topics, including:

  • OSHA 10 for Construction
  • OSHA 30 for Construction
  • Fall Protection
  • Accident Investigation
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Confined Space
  • Hazwoper Refresher

CLICK HERE TO VISIT CLICKSAFETY WEBSITE

On-Site Rigging Training

In this fast paced course, you will cover topics such as risk management, basic rigging planning, loads on rigging, applications, inspections and much more. . Knowledge of slings and rigging hardware is covered. Load control basics and proper load handling procedures are reviewed to provide the students with safe and efficient methods required to rig a load

OSHA 10-HOUR for Construction

This program is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of the hazards present in most construction projects. Participants will be able to identify, and then avoid, reduce, or eliminate job hazards. In addition, they will become more familiar with required record-keeping and MIOSHA enforcement procedures. Special emphasis will be placed on those areas that are the most hazardous. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive an OSHA Construction Safety and Health 10-Hour course completion card.

OSHA 30-HOUR for Construction

This course is recommended for employees with a responsibility for site safety.  It will cover OSHA policies, procedures and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles.  Topics include the scope and application of the OSHA construction standards including inspections, citations and appeals, as well as employee & employer rights under the Act.  Additional topics include Pre-Task Planning, Focus-Four Hazards, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and construction specific health issues, among others.  Upon completion of the course, the student will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 30-Hour course completion card.  (Class meets 4 times)

Respirable Crystalline Silica

Get right to the facts of the new standard and reduce the potential for long-term catastrophic compensation claims. Learn what respirable crystalline silica is, its hazards, methods of compliance with Table 1 of the new standard, and the recordkeeping requirements required by the standard. Also discuss practical solutions your company should consider as you work to comply with this regulation.

 

Respiratory Protection User Awareness Training - Virtual

This program will assist participants with the understanding of what is needed to comply with the MIOSHA Part 451: Respiratory Protection standard by providing an overview of the elements of the respiratory protection program, assigned protective factors (APF), training requirements, medical evaluations and voluntary use of respiratory protection on the jobsite. Also, discuss practical solutions your company should consider as you work to comply with this regulation.

Respiratory Protection Administrator Awareness Training - Virtual

This program is designed to assist respiratory protection program administrators understand the requirements of MIOSHA’s Part 451: Respiratory Protection standard. Respiratory protection is required under many working conditions in the construction industry and having a solid understanding of the program requirements for respiratory protection, safe use of respirators, and the hazards commonly associated with their use is essential. This program will cover the required elements of the written respiratory protection program, selection and use, fit testing requirements, medical evaluations, and the employer responsibilities for evaluation of hazards and training requirements. The program will also discuss the differences between required use and voluntary use as it relates to training and medical evaluations.

SHMS Basics - Developing Your Accident Prevention Program

This program will be an introduction for safety and human resources personnel to assist them with the development of a MIOSHA Compliant accident prevention program that meets the provisions of construction Safety Standard Part 1 General Rules. In this program participants will learn the core elements of a safety and health management system and will be introduced to the resources available for the development of such a program.

Steel Erection Awareness Training

This program is an introduction to the requirements contained in MIOSHA’s construction safety standard Part 26: Steel Erection. During this program participants will learn about the specialized safety practices and employer requirements outlined in the standard.

ONLINE Safety Training - PureSafety OnDemand

The Construction Association of Michigan has partnered with PureSafety OnDemand, to offer CAM members a 10% discount off of the price of training.  Use promo code CAM10 to get a discount off of any PureSafety OnDemand topics, including:

  • Asbestos Hazards Intro
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Health Hazards in Construction
  • Ladder Safety for Construction
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Welding Cutting and Brazing for Construction
  • Work Zone Safety

CLICK HERE TO VISIT PURESAFETY WEBSITE

Walking Working Surfaces in Construction

This program is an introduction to the MIOSHA standards that address walking and working surfaces during construction operations. Participants in this program will learn about MIOSHA construction safety standard Part 21: Guarding of Walking and Working Areas in addition to several other rules relating to specific operations on the jobsite. This program will discuss the employer’s responsibility to provide a safe working environment and will incorporate the language from MIOSHA’s Multi-employer Worksite Instruction for coordination of activities on jobsites of all sizes.

MIOSHA Training
Institute Classes

Asbestos & Lead Awareness - MTI Elective

Construction trades routinely renovate and demolish buildings that were built prior to 1981. These construction activities often result in contact with asbestos-containing materials. General industry employers are also subject to asbestos rules and regulations. Asbestos Awareness Training is required annually for employees whose work activities may contact asbestos-containing materials (ACM) or presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM), but do not disturb ACM or PACM during their work activities. Lead is found both in industry and in construction, and poses a threat to all who come into contact with it. This combined training consists of information regarding asbestos and lead and their various forms and uses. Training also includes information on the health effects associated with asbestos and/or lead exposure. Attendees will receive their two-hour, Class IV Asbestos Awareness certification card. (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Behavior Based Safety - Fundamentals & Implementation - MTI Elective

Behavioral safety is the application of behavior analysis to work, specifically, safe and unsafe performance of a task. Using scientific principles of motivation, systems are analyzed to identify what is motivating safe or unsafe performance. For example, people take safety shortcuts because they are motivated by the certain and immediate consequence of saving a little time and they are not motivated by the fairly uncertain and unlikely consequence of getting hurt. Systems can then be modified or implemented to improve performance in a positive method. Implementation will be discussed with an emphasis on providing examples from companies who have used behavioral safety successfully.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Confined Spaces in Construction and Permit Required Confined Spaces in GI - MTI Elective

This course will provide and overview of both the construction and general industry rules related to confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces. Examples of actual spaces will be used to clarify the definition and facilitate proper identification of confined spaces versus permit-required confined spaces. (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Construction 10-Hour Course - MTI Required

Instructor: Bryan Renaud – MIOSHA CET Division

This 2-session, 10-hour program presents an overview of MIOSHA regulations for the construction industry.  Detailed information is presented to enable the participant to develop an accident prevention plan as required by Rule 114 of MIOSHA Construction Safety Standard Part 1, General Rules. An overview of MIOSHA inspection procedure is presented, as well as the most frequently cited MIOSHA violations in the construction industry. Participants gain detailed information regarding construction health and safety standards relative to the industry. Students will receive both MIOSHA and OSHA 10-hour cards upon successful completion of the class.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Cranes and Derricks - Part 10 - MTI Elective

This course will review the MIOSHA regulations found in Part 10. Cranes and Derricks. Rules regarding crane assembly and disassembly, inspections, safe operation, power line safety, and required training, certifications and qualifications will be covered. The course will describe current best practices and regulatory changes with emphasis on recognizing hazards and complying with the 2016 revision to the Part 10 standard.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

 

Fall Protection - Part 45 - MTI Required

Attendees will review the MIOSHA Part 45 Construction Safety Standard for Protection including the latest OSHA and MIOSHA interpretations. Examination of recent fatal falls in construction and discussion of the latest fall protection techniques for construction will be covered. This will be followed by a question and answer session.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Health Hazards in Construction - MTI Required

This course will help educate and make the construction manager/worker aware of some typical occupational health hazards and potential health effects that are associated with the construction trade industry. This workshop is designed to give the student an overview of the basics of industrial hygiene, as well as health issues that may be encountered in the construction industry. Topics covered include lead, silica, cadmium, isocyanates, hexavalent chromium, and asbestos. Students will be able to recognize potential problems with exposures and how to protect themselves with the use of engineering controls and personal protective equipment.  (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Human Factors Engineering - MTI Elective

This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of human factors engineering, otherwise known as “ergonomics,” and the implementation of a successful ergonomics program based on the National Institute of Safety and Health, Elements of Ergonomics Programs. Key terminology will be defined and the MIOSHA strategic plan initiative will be discussed. Common ergonomic disorders and primary risk factors will be identified. The course will describe how to build a case for implementing an ergonomics program and the important elements to include in a successful ergonomics program. Ergonomic risk factor identification will be emphasized through use of a videos and class activities. A variety of ergonomic resources and checklists will be used and provided to attendees.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Job Safety Analysis Made Easy - MTI Elective

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) has been identified as a key component in an effective Safety and Health Management System. Training will provide attendees with the tools and knowledge required to prioritize, create, use, and review a JSA program to enhance their overall Safety and Health Management System. In addition, worksite analysis is one of the five required elements used to judge a company’s readiness for inclusion in the prestigious Michigan Voluntary Protection STAR program. The JSA training will help participants justify the need for a hazard identification program to their upper management and create buy-in from production employees.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

MIOSHA Recordkeeping & Cost of Injuries - MTI Elective

This program is designed to help employers ensure that their organization complies with MIOSHA recordkeeping requirements as contained in MIOSHA Administrative Rules Part 11, Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. In addition to learning and understanding the “recordability” of work related injuries and illnesses, attendees will actively participate in a group excercise to complete the MIOSHA 300 log. Using this data, participants calculate injury and illness rates and learn how to compare these rates to other companies with North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Personal Protective Equipment Standards for GI and Construction - Parts 6, 33, and 433

This course will provide the participant an overview of MIOSHA personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements contained in MIOSHA General Industry Parts 33 and 433, as well as MIOSHA Construction Part 6. Methods for conducting and documenting hazard surveys, PPE selection and maintenance criteria, and PPE training requirements are described. Sample PPE photos and scenarios will be included and discussed in the program. Tools for PPE hazard surveys will be provided to assist students in conducting and documenting hazard surveys in the workplace.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs - MTI Elective

These recommended practices provide responsible employers, workers, and worker representatives with a sound, flexible framework for addressing safety and health issues in diverse workplaces. They may be used in any workplace, but will be particularly helpful in small and medium-sized workplaces. They can be applied equally well in traditional, fixed manufacturing workplaces and in the service sector, healthcare, retail, and even mobile or office-based work environments.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Respiratory Protection - Part 451 - MTI Elective

This full-day course was developed to teach participants: The requirements of Part 451, Respiratory Protection (1910.134), the necessary elements of a written respiratory protection program, MIOSHA interpretations of common questions about the Respiratory Protection Standard and the most common violations associated with the standard.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Scaffolds & Scaffold Platforms - Part 12 - MTI Elective

Attendees will be indoctrinated on the contents of the MIOSHA Construction Safety Standard Part 12, Scaffolds and Scaffold Platforms. This information will be conveyed through the use of PowerPoint, videos, lecture, and the use of a scale model frame scaffold. The focus will be on the most commonly used scaffolds in the construction industry including ground supported, suspended, mobile, and rough terrain forklift scaffolds. Also included will be the common hazards as well as best practices associated with the use of scaffolds. At the conclusion of the course there will be a Q & A session followed by a quiz. Agenda: References the different parts of Part 12 Scaffolds and Scaffold Platforms; Apply the MIOSHA Requirements of Part 12 to the most commonly used scaffolds in construction. Discuss Best Practices from the industry. (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Supervisor's Role in Safety & Health - MTI Elective

Instructor: Bryan Renaud

This seminar is designed for both General Industry and Construction first-line supervision, safety and health committee members, and management personnel. Topics include employee safety and health training, accident investigation, hazard recognition, and self-inspection techniques. This program gives tips to supervision on methods to integrate health and safety into their daily duties and responsibilities. Using MIOSHA General Industry and Construction standards and required written programs as a baseline, supervisors are given suggestions to improve their safety and health hazard recognition skills. (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Understanding and Improving Your Safety Culture - MTI Elective

This course will provide the knowledge and tools for participants to gain an understanding of the factors that affect culture and how it impacts safety performance. Management Leadership/Commitment and Employee Involvement are the most critical components of having an effective Safety and Health Management System (SHMS). This course will use data, examples, case studies, and activities to illustrate best practices and assist participants in improving their company’s safety culture.

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

When MIOSHA Enforcement Visits - MTI Elective

Attendees from both the construction and general industry sector will gain an insight of the process and procedures a MIOSHA compliance officer follows while conducting a workplace inspection and how to respond to MIOSHA citations. Topics covered include inspection types, employer/ employee rights and responsibilities, and penalty reduction factors. This program will assist students in preparing for an inspection and students will work through a sample citation. Students will be provided with hands-on exercises to reinforce the principles that are discussed in the course. (1 session)

(Please note: If you have been approved for a MTI scholarship, please contact us at training@buildwithcam.com to register.)  

Other Available Courses

Focus Four Hazards in Construction - ONLINE

This program provides an overview of the Focus Four Hazards in Construction. This program is designed only for awareness level training. This training was developed using grant funding obtained through the Michigan Occupation Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) CET Grant program. MIOSHA is an agency withing the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). The opinions and statements made in this program do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the agency, the department, or its representatives. This program is designed only to supplement and employer’s regular training program and is not a complete training program on its own.

The Nine Biggest Neglects at Trade Shows: Exhibitors Sales Training

Learn how to attract more prospects to your booth, receive tips on what to do BEFORE and AFTER the trade show and how to increase your sales closing percentage from trade show leads. Why you should attend? Ask yourself these questions…

  • Has your company ever invested marketing dollars for a booth at a trade show and felt you did not get your money’s worth?
  • Concerned when people enter your booth…only to leave uninterested?
  • Are you frustrated that the right people don’t show up at your booth?
  • Are you tired of 70% of your trade show leads go to waste?

If you are the President, Business Owner or Salesperson, then you should attend! Advanced registration is required – space is limited. Exhibitors may send up to two employees from the same company.

OSHA Requires Employers to Provide Safe Workplaces - ONLINE

The coronavirus and COVID-19 have impacted the construction industry on a global level. Businesses across the United States are trying to figure out how to move forward with providing OSHA-compliant workplaces in this COVID-19 “new normal” set of circumstances. A dynamic new set of market forces require us to act. Information that affects planning changes frequently, and regulations are not always clear. We must rethink our processes (“safety” and otherwise) and plan for new ones, due to changes in risk factors, owner perceptions, the construction material supply chain, worker safety, and worker satisfaction and retention issues. Still, OSHA expects employers to provide a safe place to work. What does that mean now?

Residential Builders 60-Hour Pre-License Course

The two-week, 60-hour builders license course preps students to pass the Michigan Builders License Examination OR Maintenance and Alteration Exam. Approved by the State of Michigan and satisfies the 60-hour pre-license course requirement.

Root Cause Analysis: Analyst Level 1 - Facilitator

Learn current and proven best practices in cause and effect analysis from Sologic instructors, based on out team’s extensive experience applying the Sologic method directly-to everything from major investigations, to recurring and systematic problems, to positive and proactive analyses. Also, benefit from the compilation of our clients’ best practices and requests, encompassing a vast array of industries, disciplines, geographies and cultures.

By applying Sologic’s state-of-the-art RCA method to real-world problems in the Facilitator class-and benefiting from instructor mentoring – you will gain the knowledge, tools, and confidence to lead successful root cause analyses. You will be able to solve tough and recurring problems, and proactively replicate successes.

Root Cause Analysis: Analyst Level 2 - Master Facilitator

Master Facilitator training prepares students to lead complex root cause analyses and manage the circumstances surrounding high-profile events.

Challenging incidents such as serious injuries, product recalls and major equipment damage require sophisticated investigation skills. The Master Facilitator curriculum is focused on equipping students to play a central role in their organization’s RCA program management team.