By Rural Builder Staff

The METALFOCUS® Safety Certificate Program kicked off on Feb. 18. Craig Schaffer, president of SafetyWorks, will lead and teach the program—a series of 10 one-hour virtual live and/or on-demand safety courses tailored to supervisors, foremen, crews and others in the industry. 

METALFOCUS presents the latest metal safety rules, tools, trends and techniques to avoid costly or potentially fatal accidents (beyond traditional OSHA-10 safety training) and address situations unique to metal construction jobsites. See the full list of courses below:  

2/18 OSHA’s Steel Erection Standard
               (29 CFR 1926 Subpart R)
2/25 Fall Protection Planning
3/4 Hot Work & HW Permits
3/12 Rigging Safety Considerations
               (not a rigging certification class)
3/19 Crane Ops & Lift Planning
3/25 Supervisor Safety Responsibilities
4/1 Project Safety Planning
4/8 Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
4/15 Incident Reporting & Investigation
4/22 Managing OSHA Inspections 

Craig Scheffer, president of SafetyWorks

Registration fees begin at $30/class including training materials, with discounts available for multiple class and group registrations. Participants receive a certificate of completion for each course completed and special recognition for completing all 10. Register here:

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