Free Lexington Population Center Training – August 25-28

Kentucky-labor-cabinetAttend free Population Center Training from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet in Lexington at the Clarion Hotel from August 25th through August 28th.

Click here to register online. A full list of classes can be found below.

Monday

Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This course discusses the obligation to provide a safe and healthy 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, and safety and health topics currently being considered for future standards and policies.

Respiratory Protection 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
This course covers the basic requirements of Respiratory Protection as covered under 29 CFR 1910.134. This course will discuss the various types of respiratory equipment available; the limitations and capabilities of the various types of equipment; and the elements of an acceptable respiratory protection program.

Tuesday

Hazard Communication – GHS 8:30 ā€“ 11:30 a.m.
This course covers the basic requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1200 and the revised provision of the standard as they relate to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Attendees will learn about the revised standard, which will include chemical hazard classification, written program requirements, container labeling and other forms of warning, safety data sheets, and associated phase-in dates for the new requirements under GHS.

Bloodborne Pathogens 1:00 ā€“ 4:00 p.m.
This course explains the measures that must be implemented to protect employees from the hazards of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials containing bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus, and human immunodeficiency virus. Topics of discussion include applicable definitions, infection control, engineering and work practice controls, including universal precautions, personal protective equipment, housekeeping; medical evaluations, warning signs and labels, and training of employees.

Wednesday

Powered Industrial Trucks 8:30 ā€“ 11:30 a.m.
This course covers the basic requirements of 1910.178. Attendees will learn about the basic aspects of powered industrial trucks (primarily fork lifts), operator training requirements, safe truck operations (including traveling & safety belts), equipment modifications, and associated hazards. This course will not provide operator certification under 1910.178(L).

Crane Standard for Construction 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
This course addresses major changes which took effect on Nov. 8, 2010. The class provides a basic overview of 1926, Subpart CC, including mobile cranes, tower cranes and certifications requirements for crane operators. Topics also include requirements for riggers, electrical hazards, and crane inspections.

Thursday

Injury and Illness Recordkeeping 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
This course is for those persons responsible for maintaining the revised injury and illness records. The forms 300, 301, 300A will be covered. The regulations and guidelines for recordkeeping will be discussed, as well as the compliance directive the Kentucky OSH compliance officer will use to evaluate your records. A recordkeeping example workshop will be part of the course, time permitting. (CEUs available for this class from OSHA OTI)

Fire Protection 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
This course covers 1910, Subpart E: Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, and Fire Prevention Plans and Subpart F: Fire Protection. Participants will learn how to develop and implement effective Emergency Action and Fire Prevention Plans, as well as maintain exit routes. Additionally, classification of fires, fire extinguishment methods, fire detection systems, and employee alarm systems will be addressed.

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