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FREE OSHA Training

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FREE OSHA Training
Monday, September 17

Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM This course discusses the obligation to provide a safe and health workplace, free from recognized hazards. Topics of discussion include the operations of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program, including enforcement and voluntary compliance services (KYSAFE).

Injury Illness Recordkeeping (with OTI/EKU earned CEU’s) 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM This course is designed for the person who maintains injury and illness records including the forms 300, 301, and 300A. The regulations and guidelines for recordkeeping will be discussed, as well as the compliance directive Kentucky OSH Compliance officers use to evaluate records. A recordkeeping example workshop will be part of the course, time permitting.

Tuesday, September 18
Permit Required Confined Space 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM This course explains the regulations regarding entry into and working in confined spaces. Topics of discussion include assessment of the confined space environment; entry into continuous system confined spaces, such as sewers; and, entry into closed system confined spaces, such as tanks and pits; emergency entry into all confined spaces; and training of employees.

Personal Protective Equipment 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM This course provides an overview of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as covered under the 29 CFR 1910.132-138 standard. It is intended for individuals who may be required to use PPE while performing their assigned work duties. Topics include an explanation of the PPE standards, how to properly use and care for PPE, and the limitations of PPE. Guidance will also be provided on how to perform the required PPE hazard assessment for each job in the workplace.

Wednesday, September 19
Hazard Communication 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM This course explains the requirements related to an employee's "right-to-know" about the hazards of chemicals to which he/she is exposed on the job. Attendees will learn about the development and implementation of the required hazard communication program, container labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), trade secrets, and employee training.

Walking & Working Surfaces 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Attendees learn about the requirements carried by 1910, Subpart D. Included in this class are the requirements for working on elevated surfaces from fixed and portable ladders. Methods for identifying and correcting hazards typical to the general industry workplace are presented with thought provoking classroom discussion.

Thursday, September 20
Commercial Fall Protection Part 1 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Part 1 of the Fall Protection course will cover recent changes in the OSHA Federal and State Fall Protection standards for general industry and construction including the new and proposed changes to the ANSI Fall Protection Standards System. Topics include the requirements to provide a fall protection system, the description and requirements for the various types of fall protection systems, training, and associated requirements.

Commercial Fall Protection Part 2 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Part 2 of the Fall Protection course will provide hands on training in Fall Protection Systems and include the care, use, inspections, cleaning, storage and certification of the components of Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS) and Fall Restraint Systems as well as Retractable Life Lines, Lanyards and anchorages. Students should be prepared to don and doff harnesses, ladder belts and attached devices such as retractable lanyards and lanyards. Attendees are encouraged to bring gloves rated for rigging and climbing to use while handling devices. There is no climbing in the class.

Friday, September 21
Wage and Hour 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM This session provides an overview of Kentucky wage and hour laws, such as minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, illegal deductions and payment of wages.

FREE Training

KYSAFE, Kentucky Labor Cabinet Occupational Safety and Health’s Division of Education and Training, is providing FREE OSHA training.

September 17-21, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Express, 200 Shannon Way, Danville, KY.

Nine different classes are offered during the week with all classes open to Kentucky employees and employers free of charge. .