OSHA Ten Hour General Training to be offered in Calmar


For Immediate Release: March 3, 2011
Contact: Peggy Murray
Telephone: (563) 556-5800 ext. 130

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OSHA Ten Hour General Training to be offered in Calmar

Calmar, IA – The Employers Council of Northeast Iowa (ECI), in partnership with Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), and IowaWORKS are offering OSHA General Training. This ten hour OSHA general industry training satisfies OSHA requirements.

OSHA training will be offered beginning Monday, April 18, 2011 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm and concluding on Tuesday, April 19th from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Content will include: Introduction to OSHA standards, Walking and Working Surfaces, Falls, Means of Egress and Fire Protection, Ergonomics, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Welding and Hazardous Materials, Materials Handling and Back Ergonomics, Machine Guarding, Electrical, Hazard Communication and OSHA Recordkeeping.

Training will be offered at Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar Campus in the Wilder Building, Room 105. Mike Whitmore, Compliance Assistance Specialist with the Iowa Department of Labor, Iowa Workforce Development will be the instructor for the course and is registered with the State of Iowa as an OSHA trainer. Fee for the ten hour class, including a 10 Hour OSHA certification upon satisfactory completion, is $35.00 and includes lunch on April 19th and refreshments.

Pre-registration is required. Registration for course # 2036 can be completed online at: www.nicc.edu/continuinged or by calling 1-800-728-2256 ext. 399.