The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has introduced NRCA Material Handling Series: Overhead and Understood, a comprehensive training program with five modules designed to provide a thorough explanation and illustration of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) rules related to a variety of material handling equipment, such as cranes, conveyors, hoists, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles.
The NRCA Material Handling Series: Overhead and Understood provides OSHA-mandated training required for signal persons and riggers involved with crane and hoist operations and in-house certification of forklift operators performing work at the company warehouse, shop and job site. Each module includes a DVD, helmet decals, a printable instructor’s guide, learner’s manual, test and answer key, tailored assessment and training tools, customizable wallet card and a certificate of completion. Two handbooks also are included. The modules can be purchased individually or as a package.
Module One: OSHA’s Crane Standard is $125 for NRCA members and $250 for nonmembers. Module Two: OSHA’s Signal Person Qualification is $150 for NRCA members and
$295 for nonmembers. Module Three: OSHA’s Qualified Rigger is $125 for NRCA members and $250 for nonmembers. Module Four: OSHA’s Forklift Operator Certification is $150 for NRCA members and $295 for nonmembers. And Module Five: Conveyors, Hoists and Other Rooftop Equipment Safety is $125 for NRCA members and $250 for nonmembers.
The NRCA Material Handling Series: Overhead and Understood package, which includes all five modules, is $395 for NRCA members and $790 for nonmembers. For more information and to purchase the program, go to shop.nrca.net or contact NRCA’s Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722).