Creston - Employer's Council Iowa Presents OSHA 10-Hour General Industrial Training


For Immediate Release: April 19, 2012
Contact: Elizabeth Waigand
Telephone: (641) 782-2119 x 41

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Employer’s Council Iowa Presents OSHA 10-Hour General Industrial Training

CRESTON, IOWA – Southern Hills Employers’ Council will be meeting on May 15th & 16th. Mike Whitmore, Compliance Assistant Specialist with Iowa Department of Labor will be providing training for individuals to earn a “10 hour OSHA General Industry Training Completion Card.” Training will take place from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM both days at Southwestern Community College, 1501 West Townline in Creston.

Program topics will include:


- Introduction to OSHA
- Walking and Working Surfaces and Falls
- Confined Spaces
- Lockout/Tag Out
- Machine Guarding
- Means of Egress
- Fire Protection
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Materials Handling
- Back Ergonomics
- Electrical Safety
- Hazard Communication
- OSHA Recordkeeping

All human resource personnel & employers are invited to attend. Pre-registration is requested by Friday May 11 to Marsha Wilson at (641) 782-2119 x 30 or This program has been approved for 10 (General) recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). There is a minimal registration fee to attend.

The Southern Hills Employers’ Council is a local employer group supported by Iowa Workforce Development and is part of the statewide Employers’ Council of Iowa system. All employers are welcome to attend ECI events. This employer’s group addresses workforce issues and provides both educational and networking opportunities for employers and human resource professionals. Contact Marsha Wilson at (641) 782-2119 x 30 if you have questions about this session or about the Employers’ Council, IowaWORKS Southern Hills.