NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association, announced yesterday the opening of registration for five 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training sessions offered by the association in 2021. Overall, twelve 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Courses will be hosted nationwide throughout the year and offered free of charge to industry employees and employers due to a Susan Harwood Training Grant from OSHA.
Interested participants should complete the 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Course online registration form available on the association’s 2021 Worker Training Course website page.
“The timing is right for NATE to offer this training nationwide as the Association’s member companies continue to serve on the front lines of the 5G deployment cycle that is projected to continue to ramp up throughout 2021 and beyond,” said NATE Small Cell and DAS Committee Chairman George Kerstetter from PerfectVision.
The 2021 NATE 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Courses will be hosted as in-person sessions and will adhere to all COVID-19 protocols in order to ensure the safety and welfare of participants.
Throughout 2021, NATE is planning to host these complimentary, grant-enabled training sessions in Bloomington, Minnesota; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Anchorage, Alaska; Indianapolis, Indiana; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tampa, Florida; Portland, Maine; Arlington, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Bellevue, Washington; Omaha, Nebraska and Charleston, West Virginia.
The 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training will include the following content sections:
- State of the 5G-Small Cell Deployment Industry
- Potential Small Cell Hazards and Exposures
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Pre-task Planning and Job Hazard Assessment
- Temporary Traffic Control
- Trenching and Excavation
- Small Cell Electrical Hazard Identification
- Fiber Optics Safety Basics
- Working at Height
- Radio Frequency (RF) Hazards
- Confined Spaces
- Environmental Concerns
- Working Alone and in the General Public
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