Safety Course

NRMCA Think First Concrete Safety Course

Click here for September 10 – 12, 2024 | Sacramento, CA

April 30 – May 2, 2024 | Mendota Heights, MN | SOLD OUT

This course is SOLD OUT. To be added to the waitlist and/or to receive information on the next course offering once it becomes available, please send your request to meetings dept.

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Course & Hotel Room Block Location: Cemstone Headquarters, 2025 Centre Pointe Blvd. Ste 300, Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Parking: Complimentary parking is available at the Cemstone Headquarters.

Hotel: NRMCA has NOT secured a room block for this event but recommends the following hotels nearby:

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, 1352 Northland Dr., Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Hampton Inn Minneapolis/Eagen, 3000 Eagandale Pl., Eagan, MN 55121

Hilton Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, 3800 American Blvd E., Bloomington, MN 55425

Intercontinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, 5005 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55450

Airport: The closest airport is the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) located 4 miles/7 minutes from course location/Cemstone Headquarters.

Transportation: Please check with your hotel of choice to see if shuttle service is available. Transportation to/from the course location will NOT be provided by NRMCA and is the responsibility of the registrant. To schedule SuperShuttle or shared ride transportation, please contact SuperShuttle directly at 1-800-258-3826.

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September 10 – 12, 2024 | Sacramento, CA

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Course Schedule: September 10-11 (days 1 & 2): 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | September 12 (day 3): 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Note: Lunch will be provided on days 1 & 2.

Course Location: Teichert Materials Headquarters, 3500 American River Drive, Sacramento, CA 95864

Parking Information: There is ample complimentary parking available at Teichert Materials HQ.

Hotel Information: NRMCA has NOT contracted a block of rooms for this course but suggests the following hotels nearby:

Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento at CSUS, 1875 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
916-451-1135

Home2 Suites by Hilton Sacramento at CSUS, 1865 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
916-451-1459

Residence Inn by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo, 1530 Howe Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825
916-920-9111

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
916-929-8855

Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo, 1782 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815
916-929-7900

Travel Information: The closest airport is the Sacramento International Airport (SMF) located 20 miles/24 minutes from the course location/Teichert Materials HQ.

Airport to Hotel: Please check with your hotel of choice to see if shuttle service is available. Transportation to/from the course location will NOT be provided by NRMCA and is the responsibility of the registrant. To schedule SuperShuttle or shared ride transportation, please contact SuperShuttle directly at 1-800-258-3826.

Rental Car: Enterprise and National are extending special rates to NRMCA Members. As rental car pricing continues to fluctuate, NRMCA has negotiated a special Member rate through our partners at National/Enterprise Car Rental. The NRMCA Member Rate may be used for any scenario – personal travel, work travel – any time you need a vehicle. Register for a FREE Emerald Club account to skip the lines at the airport and go straight to your car!

National Reservation Link: https://bit.ly/NRMCA_National

Enterprise Reservation Link: https://bit.ly/NRMCA_Enterprise

Or use contract code: XZ16HE7 when making a reservation

Note: these links may be shared with friends & family.

Cancellation Policy: Full cancellation refunds, less a $125 administrative fee, will be extended until Monday, August 19, 2024. All cancellations after Monday, August 19, 2024, will not be refunded. Fee cancellations cannot be transferred to a future class. Substitutions can be made at any time with no penalty. Registration cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to: [email protected].

NRMCA reserves the right to cancel this event. A class confirmation, confirming the course will run as scheduled, will be sent via email no later than COB, Monday, August 19, 2024. It is advisable not to book your airfare (unless it’s fully refundable) until you receive the class confirmation. In the unlikely event the class is cancelled, NRMCA will refund the entire registration fee, but is not responsible for airline or hotel reservation fees. You are responsible for making and paying for your own hotel and travel arrangements.

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REGISTRATION: NRMCA Members, $1,050 | Non-Members, $1,450

This course for the ready mixed concrete industry teaches its participants about OSHA SAFETY compliance. It begins with why safety is so important and details the reasons why an effective safety program actually saves money through loss prevention and control. Participants learn about electrical safety, machine guarding, fall protection, hazard communication, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, fire fighting and evacuation, chute handling, fleet safety, pre-trip inspection and more.

Do you know all the details concerning your company’s responsibilities when it comes to OSHA regulations and filing OSHA forms? If not… attend this great session, which includes two & 1/2 days of learning about safety in the ready mixed concrete industry, including actual hands on experience participating in a plant safety audit. This promises to be a learning experience you can take back to your work and your home.

Course Schedule:
Tuesday – Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thursday (Exam Time): 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Please note: Lunch will be provided on days 1 and 2.

COURSE OUTLINE

Day 1:

  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Safety and Health Programs
  • Break
  • Electrical Exercise
  • Backing Accident Prevention
  • Lunch
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Hazard Communication
  • DOT, Driver Issues, Hours of Service Rules, CSA
  • Material Handling
  • Day 1 Review

Day 2:

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Welding and Cutting, Repair Shop Safety Exercise
  • Roll Over Prevention
  • Means of Egress and Fire Protection, Emergency Plans
  • Pump Safety, Railroad Crossing, Three Points of Contact
  • Machine Guarding
  • Lock Out/Tag Out and Confined Space
  • Front End Loader Safety
  • Discussion of Field Exercise
  • Day 2 Review

Day 3:

  • Travel to Plant
  • Audit Preparation and Compliance Audit
  • Return Trip and Report Preparation
  • Audit Presentation and Closing Remarks
  • Final Exam

Class ends promptly at noon. Schedule subject to change.

COURSE BENEFITS:

  • Reduction of company liability in regard to safety
  • Reduction of Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Improved Morale
  • Structured learning environment
  • Learn from safety experts

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for concrete industry professionals such as Safety Directors and Specialists, General Managers, Vice-Presidents, Plant Managers and Environmental Professionals.

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