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2021 Susan Harwood Grant – 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training

September 20, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT

NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association is pleased to offer a comprehensive 5G–Small Cell Deployment Training for industry employees and employers. The curriculum will  address Fall Prevention in the Construction Industry, with an emphasis on small cell deployment safety practices that are necessary to understand in order to keep workers safe while building and maintaining next generation wireless sites. The new curriculum to be developed by NATE will include detailed instruction on small cell deployment safety practices. The training will include the following topics:

1.       Introduction to NATE and OSHA
2.       State of the Industry
3.       Potential Small Cell Hazards and Exposures
4.       Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
5.       Pre-task Planning and Job Hazard Assessment
6.       Temporary Traffic Control
7.       Trenching and Excavation
8.       Small Cell Electrical Hazard Identification
9.       Fiber Optics Safety Basics
10.    Working at Height
11.    Radio Frequency (RF) Hazards
12.    Confined Spaces
13.    Environmental Concerns
14.    Working Alone and in the General Public

The course will also include information regarding employee and employer rights and responsibilities under the OSH Act of 1970, whistleblower complaint procedures and protection provisions.

The 5G–Small Cell Deployment Training is offered Free of Charge. This material was produced under grant number SH-99035-SH0 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


September 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM




Charleston Marriott Town Center
200 Lee St E
Charleston, WV 25301 United States
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