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Day One - New Hire

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Courses in Day One - New Hire
  • Orientation to the Job

    Introduction to the tile trade

  • Construction Safety

    Introduction to construction safety using OSHA videos

  • Tile Specific Safety Awareness

    Intro to safety concerns for any tile installer or finisher

  • Safety Orientation Part 1

    Introduction to personal protection equipment or PPE

  • Safety Orientation Part 2

    Introduction to reporting accidents, lifting techniques, fall protection, ladders, vehicle safety

  • Safety Orientation Part 3

    Introduction to toolbox talks, safety boxes, fire extinguishers, eye wash, and annual training

  • Hand Tool Orientation

    Introduction to hand tools that you will be using on the job.

  • Cutting Tool Orientation

    Introduction to cutting tools that will be used on the job.

  • Electric Tool Orientation

    Introduction to electric tools that you will use on the job.

  • What to Expect on the Job

    Introduction to a typical workday for a new apprentice, helper or hire.

  • Safety in the Workplace

    The tile industry has a lot of specific items that relate to safety but in this course, we will review general safety practices that everyone should also be concerned about and implement in their daily work.  Workplace safety, however, is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Companies have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations.