Jobsite Safety

Skill Definition

Demonstrate ability to create a site- and task-specific job hazard analysis and manage a safe job site.


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Documents and Media for Jobsite Safety

SCA Leader Teams Handbook
SCA Leader Teams Handbook

This handbook defines the role of the SCA and the Programs’ policies and guidelines. It is to be referred to and followed. There are three sections- general information, a section specifically for the Leader Team Crew Leader, and a section…

North Country Trail Handbook
North Country Trail Handbook

The North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) extends for thousands of miles across seven states. Its layout, design, construction, and maintenance require the participation of a myriad of individuals and groups.

Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures

Risk and safety management helps avoid and mitigate liability threats your group or organization may face in the event of an accident during a volunteer project. This guide will help assess key risk management factors in volunteer programs. It is a…


Trail Skills Training Library

Recorded Trainings for Jobsite Safety

Introduction to Trail Management (Part 3 of 3)
Introduction to Trail Management (Part 3 of 3)

One part of a three-part series on the Introduction to Trail Planning, Design and Development, and Management. PART THREE: In the Introduction to Trail Management we will discuss visitor and maintenance management.


Further Education

Training Programs for Jobsite Safety

Trail Academy
Trail Academy

Trail Academy is our free class series that teaches students how to tackle any trail-related challenge. Courses are hosted both in the field and online, and are a great starting point for anyone looking to become a certified Trail Crew Leader or…

Trail Sustainability Institute
Trail Sustainability Institute

The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) is NWTA’s internal training classes for everything related to trail building. We want to make sure our trail builders are knowledgeable in not only how to build/maintain fun trails, but ensure those trails…

IMBA Trail Solutions Advanced Trail Building School
IMBA Trail Solutions Advanced Trail Building School

Partner with IMBA Trail Solutions and create with confidence. By deploying a complete range of skills–including visioning, detailed design, professional construction, and training for stewardship–our comprehensive approach saves resources.

PCTA Trail Skills Course
PCTA Trail Skills Course

Because wildfires, wind storms, floods, gravity, and vegetation growth are constant threats to the PCT, the annual maintenance and reconstruction of the trail is a never-ending and monumental undertaking. Such work, historically carried out by…

Trailbuilding Professional Certificate
Trailbuilding Professional Certificate

The Trailbuilding Professional certification integrates field-based training using hand tools and heavy machinery with first responder training, geospatial information science and technology (GIST), natural resource management, and business…

Trail Master Steward – Introduction Course
Trail Master Steward – Introduction Course

The Trail Master Steward online course is intended to provide volunteers, trail organizations, and land managers both a foundational understanding of the values inherent in trail stewardship as well as introduce the basic skills required to be…

Training Calendar

Upcoming Trainings for Jobsite Safety

MTB Optimized Machine Built Trails - Hybrid Machine 3-Day Intensive
McDowell Tech Community College
McDowell Tech Community College
MTB Optimized Machine Built Trails - Hybrid Machine 3-Day Intensive

July 17 - 19, 2024

Old Fort, North Carolina

Trail Crew Leader Training - 2 Day Intensive
McDowell Tech Community College
McDowell Tech Community College
Trail Crew Leader Training - 2 Day Intensive

August 03 - 04, 2024

Old Fort, North Carolina

Sustainable Trail Building One-Year Certificate Program
Sustainable Trail Building One-Year Certificate Program

September 09, 2024

Lyndonville, Vermont

Custom Trainings

There are 50 trainers on TrailSkills
with Jobsite Safety experience

Hire Workers

There are 186 users on TrailSkills
with Jobsite Safety experience

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