United Academy Online Safety Training

GBCA has partnered with United Academy (powered by United Rentals) to offer online safety training courses designed for safety professionals and construction trades workers alike.

100% Fall Protection

Member $30, Non-Member $60
Length of Training: 45 Minutes

This fall protection course focuses on fall injuries and fatalities and the definition of 100% fall protection.

You will be taught the six steps of the fall protection program and how you can make the program work at your construction site. Additionally, the course covers ways to recognize, evaluate, control, and eliminate fall hazards at the job site.

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Ladder and Scaffolding Requirements

Member $20, Non-Member $40
Length of Training: 45-60 Minutes

This course trains employees to recognize the hazards associated with ladders, stairways, and the type of scaffolding that is used at worksites.

This course also outlines the procedures needed to control or minimize those hazards.

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Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness in Construction

Member $25, Non-Member $50
Length of Training: 30 Minutes

In this introductory online safety course, you will learn about the basics of Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust encountered during construction activities.

This course will identify the basic health hazards associated with exposure to silica and respirable crystalline silica dust, some of the common construction tasks that could result in exposure to respirable crystalline, typical control measures employers may implement to protect workers from exposure to silica and respirable crystalline silica including engineering controls, work practices and respirators. Additionally, you will learn about contents of the new OSHA regulation concerning silica and respirable crystalline silica and where to get a copy of the regulation, be able to recognize who and what a competent person is and the basic requirements surrounding OSHA’s new Respirable Crystalline Silica standard (e.g. exposure limits, housekeeping, written exposure control plan, medical monitoring, training and recordkeeping).

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Introduction to Rigging

Member $95, Non-Member $190
Length of Training: 4 hours

The quintessential introduction to crane and rigging activities throughout a bevy of industries.

Identification, inspection, and basic theories are introduced and illustrated with video, interactive media, and images.

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Job Safety Analysis Procedures

Member $20, Non-Member $40
Length of Training: 45-60 Minutes

Equip high potential employees and new managers with the experience they need to take charge!

The courses in this 1 year subscription are specially selected to help employees on their way up the ladder to improve relationships with others in order to build influence and agreement. Participants will also learn how to facilitate productive meetings, get comfortable offering performance feedback, delegate, and inspire others.

 

Hand and Finger Injury Prevention

Member $20, Non-Member $40
Length of Training: 30 Minutes

Almost 1/3 of industrial accidents that involve body parts affect the hand and fingers.

This course provides an overview of the safety precautions required to prevent hand and finger injuries.

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Basic Rigging & Inspection Online

Member $145, Non-Member $290
Length of Training: 8 Hours

Designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques through problem solving workshops.

 

Excavation Safety Training for Competent Persons (CPT) (EN)

Member $125, Non-Member $250
Length of Training: 6 Hours

United Rentals’ Excavation Safety Training for Competent Persons has been designed by professional trainers to meet OSHA standard 1926 subpart P requirements for excavation oversight.

 

General Construction Guidelines

Member $25, Non-Member $50
Length of Training: 75-90 Minutes

This course provides an overview of the hazards inherent in construction work, and identifies principles and practices to mitigate them.

 

Job Safety Analysis Procedures for Supervisors

Member $20, Non-Member $40
Length of Training: 45-60 Minutes

This course provides information about day-to-day safe work practices and the processes of identifying and rectifying hazards on the job.

The intent of the course is to enable supervisors to establish a safe work practices program that will facilitate his or her department in eliminating or minimizing the potential for injury from workplace hazards.