NATMI CSS CDS Fleet Safety Certification Courses by bzs12927


									                                                Michigan Trucking Association Presents:

         North               NATMI CSS & CDS Fleet Safety Certification Courses
 Management                                   Motor Fleet Safety Basics –August 19-20, 2008
      Institute                          Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs –August 21-22, 2008
                                                     Examination on August 23, 2008
                                                           1131 Centennial Way
                                                               Lansing, MI

                                                   Please Register Early Seating Will Be Limited

                  Course Benefits of Motor Fleet Safety Basics:                      Course Benefits of Managing Motor Fleet Safety
                  After this course, participants will be able to:                   Programs:
                  1. Recognize the role of the safety supervisor in                  After this course, participants will be able to:
                       implementing quality fleet safety programs.                   1. Establish safety policy and procedures.
                  2. Implement record keeping systems to meet DOT                    2. Apply quality management principles and tools to
                       and OSHA regulatory requirements.                                  safety management.
                  3. Conduct basic on-site accident investigations and               3. Develop measurement standards and control
                       compile accident reports.                                          systems for fleet safety.
                  4. Implement procedures to prevent employee injury                 4. Analyze company records to quantify the Return on
                       and control workers’ compensation claims.                          Investment of safety programs.
                                                                                     5. Evaluate critical data in each technical program
                  5. Apply strategies to hire successfully.
                                                                                          area covered in this course.
                  6. Identify and implement strategies to improve driver             6. Make recommendations to establish and
                       retention.                                                         continuously improve safety programs.
                  7. Identify safety-related training needs and deliver              7. Act as an advocate for safety in their company.
                       effective safety training programs.                           8. Create a company safety culture and “sell” upper
                  8. Describe the benefits and requirements for                           management on the safety philosophy.
                       becoming a NATMI certified safety professional.
                                                                                     Course Description: This course is designed to provide
                  Course Description: This “Fleet Safety 101” program                transportation safety directors and prospective safety
                  is designed to provide training on effective                       directors with the vision and skills that they need to
                  implementation of safety-related policies and                      manage an effective safety program. Participants will be
                  procedures. A training requirement for NATMI’s safety              playing the role of a newly-hired safety director at a
                  certification program, this course is designed for line-           company in need of a safety overhaul. Through case-
                  level safety supervisors, with the basic emphasis on               based scenarios, learn how to “sell” safety to top
                  what they need to do and when and how to do it.                    management, foster a safety “culture” in the
                  Managers of small fleets and experienced safety                    organization, demonstrate safety’s Return on
                  professionals seeking a refresher on technical issues              Investment, and consistently improve the safety of
                  will find this course helpful as well.                             company operations using quality management
                                                                                     approaches. The following topics will be covered:
                  You’ll gain technical knowledge taught within the
                  context of the importance of safety and applying a                     How to become a Certified Director of Safety (CDS)
                  quality management approach to safety program                          Safety is good business – demonstrating the effect of safe
                  implementation. Some pre-reading is also required.                     operation on profitability.
                  The following topics will be covered:                                  The quality management approach to safety programs:
                      Objectives of a fleet safety program                               how to identify the root cause of company safety problems
                      Overview of NATMI certification for safety                         and establish systems for continuous improvement.
                                                                                         Employee injury/illness management programs: focusing
                                                                                         on critical safe behaviors to prevent or reduce injuries;
                      DOT/OSHA Record keeping issues and                                 managing injury costs through early return to work
                      requirements                                                       programs.
                      Reporting and documenting vehicle accidents                        Driver performance management: using quality tools to
                      Employee injury control and prevention                             identify the root causes of Hours of Service violations and
                      Hiring the right people                                            to analyze driver turnover.
                      Driver retention                                                   Accident analysis and litigation: root cause analysis of
                                                                                         accident trends; a case study in accident litigation.
                      Safety training
                                                                                         Implementing safety: how to implement the concepts
                      Implementing safety in your company                                introduced in this course in your own company.
                  Testing Option: Individuals seeking certification as a Certified
                  Safety Supervisor (CSS) or Certified Director of Safety (CDS)
                  can opt to test out of this basic course. NATMI will provide
                  further details if you wish to take this option.

                             These courses have been approved for Continuing Education Units through
                      Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Center for Integrated Transportation Safety & Security
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Now you can do it for less money and in less time!
The courses above are applicable toward NATMI’s nationally
recognized, university accredited certification programs.
Taking the courses is the first step toward earning a credential                  Register Online at
that will help you become a more competent professional, earn
industry recognition and credibility in court testimony. For
more information on membership or how to become certified,
                                                                              Motor Fleet Safety Basics – August 19-20, 2008
call (720) 259-1358
                                                                         Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs –August 21-22, 2008
If you have the job experience, you can pay one lump sum that
covers all fees for certification, and complete the process                         Certification Exams – August 23, 2008
within a 60-day time frame – or less.
                                                                       Certification:    Director (CDS) or Supervisor (CSS)
How to Become Certified                                                Both courses & exam                         $1,295*
Job Experience Required:                                               Testing option, 2 course & exam             $1,195*
                                                                       *Certification price ($1295/$1195) above includes course fees, NATMI
Certified Director of Safety (CDS): 5 Years (or 4 years if you
                                                                       membership, certification application fee and certification kit.
have a college degree) experience in fleet safety management

Certified Safety Supervisor (CSS): 2 Years in fleet safety             Courses only:                         Member**     Non-Member
profession                                                             MFSB course only                      $480         $580
                                                                       MMFSP course only                     $480         $580
                                                                       Both courses (no certification)       $865         $1,065

       NATMI Accelerated Certification School Format                   **Members of MTA or NATMI
  Certification        CSS and CDS
  Category:                                                            Discounts
  On your own prior    Complete pre-reading and review
  to courses:          certification kit                                        Register 60+ days ahead take $40 off for Full
  Course               Motor Fleet Safety Basics                                Certification or Both Courses
  requirement #1:      (Classroom or Testing Option)                            Register 60 + days ahead take $20 off for one
  Course               Managing Motor Fleet Safety                              course or testing option
  requirement #2:      Programs (Classroom)
  Exam and Exhibit     Certification examination and                   NATMI Membership:          $250/year
  workshop:            Exhibit workshop on Saturday                    (Seminar discounts, professional certifications, mentor program,
                       morning following the training                  networking opportunities, newsletters)
  On your own          Submit certification application and            Cancellations: Registration fees for cancellations received
  following courses:   exhibit binder within 60 days of                30 days or more prior to a course can be refunded, less a
                       classroom training and exam
                                                                       $50 fee. Cancellations received less than 30 days but more
                                                                       than 7 business days prior can be refunded, less a $75 fee.
                                                                       No refunds will be provided for cancellations received 7 or
Fees for Professional Certification Applicants:                        fewer business days prior. Full payment can be transferred
All-inclusive tuition for Accelerated Certification School             to future seminars regardless of when the cancellation was
Program (includes course fees, NATMI membership fee,                   made. While NATMI makes its best attempt to hold all
certification kit and certification application fee):                  scheduled courses, occasionally cancellation or
                                                                       postponement is necessary. In such cases, NATMI cannot
$1,295 (4 days of classroom training & certification exam)             be responsible for non-recoverable prepaid travel expenses
$1,195 (testing option for MFSB, 2 days classroom training –           or fees incurred by a student. Please check course status
MMFSP & certification exam)
                                                                       with NATMI before purchasing airline tickets, etc.
Seminar Location
Michigan Trucking Association
1131 Centennial Way
Lansing, MI 48917

Registration begins 8:30 a.m.-the course begins @ 9:00 a.m. and ends
@ 5:00 p.m.

For more information please contact NATMI at 720-259-1358 or
visit us online at

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