Nov
16
to Nov 19

AV Essentials in Philadelphia, PA | Local 8

This four-day, hands on course is part of the AVIXA/IATSE TTF Live Event Technician Certificate. AVIXA and the IATSE TTF have developed a customized classroom course and certificate program for IATSE workers making the transition to audiovisual jobs.

Topics include basic setup, operation and troubleshooting of audio, projection, presentation files, and AV networks typical in breakout rooms. Each candidate will be given a set-up to perform in an allotted amount of time as a hands-on final exam.

DATES: November 16-19, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 6PM each day

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

INSTRUCTOR: Ben Adams

REGISTRATION: Class size is limited to 28 students per class and daily attendance is mandatory. If you have been nominated to attend this course by Local 8, contact your local to take the Pre-Class Assessment. This assessment must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the class. You will not be admitted until the assessment is completed. Please contact Local 8 for more information.

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Nov
18
8:00 AM08:00

Hazard Communication and Chemical Protection in New York, NY | Local USA 829

This class will address the need for on production and off production crew members to be able to identify or question hazardous conditions on the work site in an appropriate manner so that work can proceed safely. Participants will survey the laws that apply to shops, locations, and work sites. participants will also discuss characteristics of substances that workers are exposed to, how they enter the body, and the degrees to which these toxins have an effect, how to identity them, avoid them, and how to deal with them.

Hazard Communication: This module explains what defines a chemical as hazardous to health & safety, what makes a toxic chemical more likely to cause harm to human health, how toxic chemicals affect the body, characteristics of a chemical that can make it hazardous to human health and safety, basic concepts of hazard communications, ventilation, and worker right to information. This module also reviews Global Harmonization Systems

Chemical Protection: This module builds on hazard communication and addresses the hierarchy of controls to protect the body from chemical exposure. Topics covered include routes of exposure to chemicals, strategies to reduce chemical exposure, hierarchy of controls, and personal protective equipment.

DATE: November 18, 2017

LOCATION: New York, NY

INSTRUCTOR: Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienest

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local USA 829 for more information.

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Nov
20
8:00 AM08:00

AWP & Scissor Lift Operator in Austin, TX| Local 484

This class focuses on safe AWP and Scissor Lift operating knowledge and practice with a focus on:

  • Regulations
  • Consequences of actions
  • OSHA Rules
  • Lift Types
  • Inspections
  • Worksite Evaluation
  • Engineering Principles
  • Capacities
  • Fall Protection: Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest, Rescues
  • Operation/Driving: Controls & Stability
  • Overhead Hazards
  • Refueling/Charging
  • Shutdown
  • Parking: Hands On Evaluation

DATE: November 20, 2017

LOCATION: Dallas, TX

INSTRUCTOR: Randy Garcia, Sunbelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 484 for more information.

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Nov
21
8:00 AM08:00

Counter Balance Sit-Down Forklift Operator in Austin, TX| Local 484

This class focuses on safe counter balance sit-down forklift operating knowledge and practice with a focus on:

  • Regulations
  • Consequences of actions
  • OSHA Rules
  • Lift Types
  • Inspections
  • Worksite Evaluation
  • Engineering Principles
  • Capacities
  • Fall Protection: Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest, Rescues
  • Operation/Driving: Controls & Stability
  • Overhead Hazards
  • Refueling/Charging
  • Shutdown
  • Parking: Hands On Evaluation

DATE: November 21, 2017

LOCATION: Dallas, TX

INSTRUCTOR: Randy Garcia, Sunbelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 484 for more information.

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Nov
22
8:00 AM08:00

Telescoping Forklift Operator in Austin, TX| Local 484

This class focuses on safe telescoping forklift operating knowledge and practice with a focus on:

  • Regulations
  • Consequences of actions
  • OSHA Rules
  • Lift Types
  • Inspections
  • Worksite Evaluation
  • Engineering Principles
  • Capacities
  • Fall Protection: Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest, Rescues
  • Operation/Driving: Controls & Stability
  • Overhead Hazards
  • Refueling/Charging
  • Shutdown
  • Parking: Hands On Evaluation

DATE: November 22, 2017

LOCATION: Dallas, TX

INSTRUCTOR: Randy Garcia, Sunbelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 484 for more information.

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Nov
27
to Nov 28

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety in Chicago, IL | Local 2

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: November 27 & 28, 2017

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

INSTRUCTOR: DonRio McNichols, OSHA Outreach Trainer

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 2 for more information.

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Dec
2
8:00 AM08:00

On Set Firearms Safety in Austin, TX| Local 484

  • On-set firearms safety and guidelines
  • Safe handling of firearms on et
  • Potential hazards associated with blank firearms (and blank ammunition)
  • The Property Department's role and responsibilities as they pertain to firearms on set
  • Firearms Laws and Reguations
  • Classifications of firearms used for entertainment purposes
  • Types of blank ammunition used for entertainment purposes
  • Working with belt fed machine guns
  • Cleaning and maintaining
  • Actor training
  • Firearms used in post-production sound recording
  • Blank fire weapons demonstration

DATES: November 2, 2017

LOCATION: Austin, TX

INSTRUCTOR: Larry Zanoff

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 484 for more information.

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Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED in Burbank, CA | Local 892

Meet your OSHA workplace requirements by attending this instructor-led course where you'll learn how to respond to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies. In the classroom, you'll have the opportunity to learn from and interact with a Red Cross instructor who will guide you thorugh hands-on practice of lifesaving skills. Successful students will receive a certificate of Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

DATE: December 2, 2017

LOCATION: Burbank, CA

INSTRUCTOR: American Red Cross

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 892 for more information.

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Dec
4
to Dec 7

OSHA 30 in Las Vegas, NV | Local 720

The OSHA 30-hour General Industry course is designed for anyone involved in general industry and is appropriate for supervisors or workers with some safety responsibility.

DATES: December 4-7, 2017

LOCATION: Las Vegas, NV

INSTRUCTOR: Joe Aldridge and Eddie Raymond, OSHA Outreach Trainers

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 720 for more information.

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Dec
9
8:00 AM08:00

Boston Hot Work Safety in Woburn, MA | Local 481

As of January 1, 2017, any person doing "hot work" (welding, grinding, powder driven fastening, etc.) within the city of Boston, MA must obtain a Boston Hot Work Safety Program Certificate. This certification is expected to become a statewide requirement in September 2017. In anticipation, IATSE Local 481 Trainer Jay Stone obtained a Boston Hot Work Safety Program Trainer certification, enabling Local 481 to hold entertainment industry-specific Boston Hot Work Safety certification classes. Class curriculum and certification is provided by the National Fire Protection Association.

This class can take four hours to deliver, including a written test, and can accept up to 20 students. Each class provides in-person training to meet these learning objectives:

  • Describe the various types of hot work
  • Identify common fuel sources and ignition sources
  • Cite relevant standards, regulations, and ordinances that are applicable to hot work
  • Define the duties and responsibilities of each person on the hot work team
  • Read and understand a hot work permit

DATES: December 9, 2017

LOCATION: Woburn, MA

INSTRUCTORS: Jay Stone, Hot Work Safety Program Trainer

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.

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Dec
9
8:00 AM08:00

Fall Protection System and High Angle Rescue in Devens, MA | Local 481

This two-day safety course will provide fall protection system training and high angle rescue training for 20 crew members and is specific to the Fall Protection System Safety Plan created by Warner Bros. The practical sections will utilize the fall protection gear purchased by Warner Bros and the fall protection system that is in place at New England Studios. This training is required for crew members to be authorized  to work in the “perms” and utilize the studio’s fall protection system. This custom training, designed by Kent Jorgensen and Jay Stone, will take place over two, eight-hour days (Nov. 18th and 19th) and include classroom presentation/discussion, demonstration and practical, hands-on training on understanding and utilization of the gear, the fall protection system  and the rescue kit- in accordance with the fall protection safety plan.  

DATES: November 18 & 19, 2017

LOCATION: Devens, MA

INSTRUCTORS: Kent Jorgensen and Jay Stone

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.

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Dec
12
to Dec 15

AV Essentials in Seattle, WA | Local 15

This four-day, hands on course is part of the AVIXA/IATSE TTF Live Event Technician Certificate. AVIXA and the IATSE TTF have developed a customized classroom course and certificate program for IATSE workers making the transition to audiovisual jobs.

Topics include basic setup, operation and troubleshooting of audio, projection, presentation files, and AV networks typical in breakout rooms. Each candidate will be given a set-up to perform in an allotted amount of time as a hands-on final exam.

DATES: December 12-15, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 6PM each day

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

INSTRUCTOR: Ben Adams

REGISTRATION: Class size is limited to 28 students per class and daily attendance is mandatory. If you have been nominated to attend this course by Local 15, contact your local to take the Pre-Class Assessment. This assessment must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the class. You will not be admitted until the assessment is completed. Please contact Local 15 for more information.

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Nov
14
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Protection in Burbank, CA | Local 33

Course covers all areas related to fall protection. We train to change attitudes and behavior, which will eventually reflect a safe workplace.

DATE: November 14, 2017

LOCATION: Burbank, CA

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Scharnell, Ver Sales Inc.

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 33 for more information.

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Nov
13
to Nov 14

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety in Las Vegas, NV | Local 720

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: November 13 & 14, 2017

LOCATION: Las Vegas, NV

INSTRUCTOR: Joe Aldridge, OSHA Outreach Trainer

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 720 for more information.

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Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Safety First! Basic Entertainment Safety in Atlanta, GA | Local 600

This course provides a general introduction into the world of workplace health and safety. It explains why worker health and safety is important, why injuries and illnesses occur in the workplace, effective injury and illness prevention programs, methods of hazard identification and control, and strategies to promote health and safety.

DATE: November 4, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Jennifer Braddock and Richard Negri

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 600 for more information.

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Nov
4
to Nov 5

Sync On Set in Austin, TX| Local 484

SyncOnSet is a software program and app designed for TV and Film productions. With SyncOnSet, your production team can digitally manage continuity, photos, and inventory. 

DATES: November 4-5, 2017

LOCATION: Austin, TX

INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Mayo, Sync On Set

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, email Local 484 for more information.

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