The standard Safe Practices for Motor Vehicles Operations, ANSI/ASSE Z15.1, defines defensive driving skills as “driving to save lives, time, and money, in spite of the conditions around you and the actions of others.” This course aims to reduce the risk of collision by anticipating dangerous situations, despite adverse conditions or the mistakes of others.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
• Driving Defensively in Our Roadway Community
• Distracted and Impaired Driving
• Conditions in Our Roadway Community
• Fatal Four Driving Behaviors

COURSE TOPICS:
3 Stages of collision
The DDC Collison Prevention Formula
Occupant Protection Systems
Identify Distractions
Identify Distracted Drivers
Responsibilities of Drivers
Consequences of Impaired Driving
Physical Conditions and Driving
Work Zones
Roadway Laws
Recognizing Aggressive Driving
3 Steps to Regain Control and Stop Aggressive Driving
Fatal Four Driving Behaviors

A certificate of completion by Paragon Safety Group, Inc. is issued to participants who successfully complete
the course.

To register online for this course, click here.

Controlling traffic through work zones is one of the most important and dangerous operations in road construction and maintenance. Paragon Safety Group’s Flagger Training is provided in response to the requirements set by NCDOT for personnel involved in traffic control practices along NCDOT right-of-ways.

Paragon teaches a curriculum developed by the National Safety Council that is approved by the NCDOT.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Participants who successfully complete the course will:
• Identify the responsibilities of a flagger
• Describe the proper ways to place signs
• Describe the proper position for flagging
• Define the flagging procedures for stop, slow, and proceed
• Identify the correct procedures for various flagging situations
• Describe the proper conduct in flagging

COURSE TOPICS:
Do’s and Don’ts of Flagging
Flagger Clothing
Flagger Equipment
Flagger Personal Items
How to Use Flagger Paddles
Traffic Control
Proper Flagger Position
Center Cone Movement
Single Flagger
Using the Flag – in Emergencies

A certificate of completion by Paragon Safety Group, Inc. is issued to participants who successfully complete
the course.

To register online, click here.

The OSHA 10, ten-hour course for the construction industry provides an entry-level construction worker with awareness on preventing hazards and identifying possible dangers on a construction site, as required by OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive an OSHA 10-Hour Department of Labor (DOL) course completion card within four weeks. This class is offered in Spanish.

This class is also available for on-site training for larger groups. Contact us for more information regarding your specific training needs. We offer a wide range of construction safety training classes and frequently update our calendar with classes offered at our Raleigh, NC construction training classroom. To register online, click here.

This course describes the new OSHA 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica standard which took effect September 23, 2017. Offered in English and Spanish, this training will be delivered at a competent person level. It will include: the hazards associated with silica, what materials contain respirable silica, how to properly identify materials that contain silica, discuss the need and regulations associated with respiratory protection, and answer any questions you may have regarding the new silica standard. This course equips you with the knowledge to help avoid costly fines that could be up to $12,500 per exposure. To register online, click here.

This course describes the new OSHA 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica standard which took effect September 23, 2017. Offered in English and Spanish, this training will be delivered at a competent person level. It will include: the hazards associated with silica, what materials contain respirable silica, how to properly identify materials that contain silica, discuss the need and regulations associated with respiratory protection, and answer any questions you may have regarding the new silica standard. This course equips you with the knowledge to help avoid costly fines that could be up to $12,500 per exposure. To register online, click here.

This course describes the new OSHA 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica standard which took effect September 23, 2017. Offered in English and Spanish, this training will be delivered at a competent person level. It will include: the hazards associated with silica, what materials contain respirable silica, how to properly identify materials that contain silica, discuss the need and regulations associated with respiratory protection, and answer any questions you may have regarding the new silica standard. This course equips you with the knowledge to help avoid costly fines that could be up to $12,500 per exposure. To register online, click here.

This course describes the new OSHA 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica standard which took effect September 23, 2017. Offered in English and Spanish, this training will be delivered at a competent person level. It will include: the hazards associated with silica, what materials contain respirable silica, how to properly identify materials that contain silica, discuss the need and regulations associated with respiratory protection, and answer any questions you may have regarding the new silica standard. This course equips you with the knowledge to help avoid costly fines that could be up to $12,500 per exposure. To register online, click here.

Through this class, the following points are presented and explained: characteristics of a defensive driver, perceiving hazards from a distance, conducting a simple seven step vehicle inspection, maintaining awareness, setting mirrors and backing maneuvers/blind spots. Reference will be made to distractions that affect drivers, pertinent state regulations and the physics of handling a very heavy, automated vehicle.

Through this class, the following points are presented and explained: characteristics of a defensive driver, perceiving hazards from a distance, conducting a simple seven step vehicle inspection, maintaining awareness, setting mirrors and backing maneuvers/blind spots. Reference will be made to distractions that affect drivers, pertinent state regulations and the physics of handling a very heavy, automated vehicle.

Through this class, the following points are presented and explained: characteristics of a defensive driver, perceiving hazards from a distance, conducting a simple seven step vehicle inspection, maintaining awareness, setting mirrors and backing maneuvers/blind spots. Reference will be made to distractions that affect drivers, pertinent state regulations and the physics of handling a very heavy, automated vehicle. To register online, click here.