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Attend First Aid / CPR / AED / Bloodborne Pathogen Safety Training – March 25th


Date:  March 25, 2014 at Builders Exchange of Kentucky, in Louisville, KY.

Time:  8:00a.m. – 1:30p.m.

Trainer:   Bart Leist, Owner, Compass Safety

Cost:  $85.00 per participant

Course Description:  The Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) First Aid, CPR, AED, and Bloodborne Pathogen course is designed for all job-site workers and supervisors.  During the course, an instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students individually to complete their first aid, CPR, and AED skills practice and testing.  The ECSI Course Completion Card is valid for two years.  Bloodborne Pathogen training must be completed annually.

Contact Mary Ellen Higgins at 502-459-9800 or by e-mail at mhiggins@bxkentucky.com to register.

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Louisville Population Center Training – February 24 – 27

Kentucky-labor-cabinetThe Kentucky Labor Cabinet ‘s Office of Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Education and Training is offering FREE OSHA training the week of February 24 – 27, 2014. The training, which is open to all Kentucky employers and employees, will be presented at Builders Exchange of Kentucky, 2300 Meadow Drive, Louisville.

Classes to be presented include: Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program, Crane Safety for Construction, Excavation and Trenching Safety, Injury and Illness Recordkeeping, Basic Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Hazard Communication/GHS and Confines Space.

Online registration is available for the classes at http://www.rsvpbook.com/louisville214. Attendees may take any or all of the classes. Attendance certificates will be available at the conclusion of each class for pre-registered participants

Walk-ins are welcome.

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Free Aerial Lift Safety Training

Kentucky-labor-cabinetBuilders Exchange of Kentucky in partnership with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet is providing a two-hour course entitled “Aerial Lift Safety” on November 21st from 8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.

This course provides a general overview of aerial lift safety and is designed to promote recognition and prevention of hazards associated with aerial lifts. Topics include the use, maintenance, and inspection of various types of aerial lifts.

If you are interested in participating in this course, please contact Mary Ellen Higgins at 502-459-9800 e-mail her at mhiggins@bxkentucky.com. Builders Exchange LogoRegistration is required even though the
course is free of charge.

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Free Lexington Population Center Training – August 2013


Lexington Population Center Training
Clarion Hotel 1950 Newtown Pike

August 5 – 8, 2013


Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This session 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.

Injury and Illness Recordkeeping
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

This session 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)


Bloodborne Pathogens
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This session 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.


Confined Space
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This session 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, entry into closed system confined spaces, such as tanks and pits, emergency entry into all confined spaces, and training of employees.


Hazard Communication – GHS
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This session 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.

Slips, Trips and Falls
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This session is designed to increase the participant’s awareness of hazards that could result in a slip, trip, or fall.  The course also discusses methods of control to reduce the probability of a slip or fall occurring.


Powered Industrial Trucks
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

This session 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 session 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.

Register online at http://www.rsvpbook.com/lexington13

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