Curricula Catalog Course Details
Course Title: Weatherization
Type of Course: General Hazard Awareness
Description: After a general introduction to safe work practices, participants will learn to recognize a range of possible hazards including insulation, blood and blood products, chemicals, confined spaces, electrical and fire safety, ergonomics, heat and cold stress, formaldehyde and isocyanates. Because not all hazards can be anticipated and covered in the one session, participants learn to use resources to find information.
Training Provider: Midwest Consortium
Instructor Qualifications: Facilitators documented to be qualified based on relevant work experience, education and expertise in adult education provide instruction. The number of facilitators is determined by the number of participants, consistent with NIEHS guidelines. Annual review of instructional competence is required.
Open enrollment: No
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 4-8 Hours
Intended Audience: Trainees who are or will be employed as weatherization workers.
Caveats: The Midwest Consortium has copyrighted this material. A recipient of the material, other than the Federal Government, may not reproduce it without permission of the copyright owner. The material was prepared for use by instructors experienced in the training of persons who are or who anticipate working in multiple locations doing building weatherization. Users are cautioned that the subject is constantly evolving. Therefore, the materials may require additions, deletions, or modifications to incorporate the effects of that evolution occurring after the date of preparation.
Special Instructions: Only written requests for additional information will be accepted.
Tim Hilbert - Midwest Consortium
Weatherization Materials ( Manual )