The registration process is officially open for NATE’s 2020 Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training sessions, which will be facilitated by the Association. Overall, 12 Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training Courses will be hosted nationwide in 2020 and will be offered free of charge to industry employees and employers due to a Susan Harwood Training Grant (SH-05134-SH9) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
Throughout 2020, NATE is planning to host these complimentary, grant-enabled training sessions in Raleigh, North Carolina; Dedham, Massachusetts; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nevada; Carlsbad, California; Parsippany, New Jersey; Schaumburg, Illinois; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Lakewood, Colorado; Houston, Texas and Baltimore, Maryland.
The Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training curriculum is tailored specifically to the communications infrastructure industry and includes detailed instruction on rooftop work activities and information workers need to know such as updates to the general industry OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces Rule and Fall Protection Standards, industry-specific rooftop fall protection procedures, hazard assessment protocols, antenna identification, RF awareness, RF controls and other applicable standards. Additionally, the training will include information regarding employee and employer rights and responsibilities under the OSH Act of 1970, whistleblower complaint procedures and protection provisions.
“NATE encourages all interested stakeholders to register for the training sessions in their respective regions as participation is anticipated to be high,” said Project Coordinator Kimberly Elliott. Interested participants should complete the Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training registration form for the training location in their region, on the Association’s 2020 Worker Training Course website page today!