Over the next six months, West Kentucky Community and Technical College Workforce Solutions will offer a variety of dates for a 10-hour OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) course. The course is being offered to organizations classified as general industry according to federal OSHA guidelines and will cover material on a variety of mandatory, elective and optional topics on safety and health.

Per OSHA requirements, two meeting sessions must take place with a total of 10 contact hours. Sessions will be held in the college’s Emerging Technology Center on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates: Dec. 4 and 11; Jan. 22 and 29, 2021; Feb. 19 and 26; March 19 and 26; April 23 and 30; and May 21 and 28.

Mandatory topics include: Introduction to OSHA; Walking and Working Surfaces; Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection; Electrical; Personal Protective Equipment; Hazard Communication.

Elective topics include: Machine Guarding; Bloodborne Pathogens.

Optional topics include: Lockout/Tagout; Influenza Pandemic.

The cost of the course is $225 and includes OSHA card and printed materials.

Register early to reserve the desired date. A minimum number must register for a class to take place. To register call 270-534-3821 or email tina.clark@kctcs.edu.

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