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CARP 040B - Safety and Health Certifications

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A
Advisory:It is advised that students have a knowledge of intermediate algebra concepts and read college-level texts.

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course covers the safe and appropriate use of hazardous communication systems, fall protection, fork lifts, and emergency response procedures. Students learn how to assess danger, employ prevention measures, and take appropriate action in emergencies. This training exposes students to various health emergency scenarios, and provides students with ample opportunities to practice cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid. Upon successful completion, students are issued an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification Card, and United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) Fall Protection, Hazard Communication and Chemical Safety, and Forklift Qualification Cards.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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