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“Dustin was by far the best instructor we have ever trained with.”

“Excellent instructor. Makes the class fun.”

“Great Job! One of the best safety courses I have had in 14 years. Thanks.”

“Dustin did great! He really knows his stuff.”

“I love taking Dustin’s classes – he knows his stuff and is very passionate about what he is teaching!”

“Dustin was a phenomenal instructor. We always request Dustin.”

“The instructor was funny, entertaining and knowledgeable.”

“I like the fact that the instructor had previously worked in the industry and had real life experience.”

“The instructor was very personable and was able to make the importance of safety hit home.”

“Very fun and awesome! Great videos and music.”

“My favorite part of this course was Dustin’s knowledge of regulations and how he presents them. I always learn something from him.”

“The instructor was very knowledgeable on the industry and showed emotion while teaching.”

“I loved the instructor’s personal experience and devotion to safety.”

“Dustin was able to apply situations to my daily life and made me want to be more aware.”

“I liked learning about the harnesses and the instructor was funny.”

“I learned so many new things I never knew!”

“Enjoyed the ladder training.”

Dustin Austin is a former EHS Director from the oil and gas industry in the Bakken. Dustin has more than 25 years of experience in Heavy Industrial environments. Whether Mining in the bottom of a deep pit or digging pipeline over the Rocky Mountains, setting explosive charges or monitoring radiation levels, Dustin has had many opportunities to see and experience many of the normal and extreme hazards on worksites in his career. Since 2001 Dustin has been using that experience in the Safety field to help ensure that workers are protected from hazards. Dustin’s many years in industry and the safety field earned him the following qualifications:

OSHA Training Institute (OTI), Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 5810 Hazard Recognition for Oil & Gas E&P
OSHA 7405 Fall Hazards in Construction
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Industry
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry

ONE BASIN – One Way! Standardized Safety Orientation, Authorized Instructor

RMEC, Authorized Trainer:
Field Leadership for Oil & Gas E & P
Field Leadership for Oil & Gas Train-the-Trainer
Field Leadership – Coaching and Mentoring Fall Prevention in
Field Leadership – Coaching and Mentoring Fall Prevention in
Construction Train-the-Trainer

National Safety Council, Certified Instructor:
Ergonomics, Managing for Results
Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis
Job Safety Analysis
Principles of Occupational Safety & Health
Safety Systems
Safety Management Techniques
Safety Training Methods
Team Safety
CPR/AED/First Aid – Adult

PEC, Certified Instructor:
PEC SafeLandUSA Basic Orientation
PEC Safeland/SafeGulf Core Compliance
PEC Safeland/SafeGulf Core Refresher
PEC H2S Clear

IVES Training Group, Certified Trainer:
Counterbalanced Forklift
Rough Terrain Forklift
Aerial Work Platform
Aerial Boom Lift
Crane Truck
Mobile Crane
Skid Steer

National Crane Institute, Certified Trainer:
Qualified Rigger
Qualified Signalperson

MSHA, Competent Instructor:
MSHA Part 46 – New Miner
MSHA Part 46 – Annual Refresher

Roco Rescue, Authorized Instructor:
Confined Space Entry – Entrant & Attendant
Confined Space Entry – Supervisor

NDSC, Authorized Instructor:
ECCS Refresher
DOT Compliance
Reasonable Suspicion for Supervisors
Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness
Confined Spaces for General Industry
Confined Space for Construction
Fall Protection Awareness
Lift Truck Operator Train-the-Trainer
Lift Truck Operator Master Trainer
Managing Silica Hazards
Trenching & Excavation Awareness
BTEX Awareness