LTC to Offer OSHA Seminars in March

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/2/2015

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College is offering four separate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) seminars in March.

 

The first seminar being offered is the Lockout/Tagout Train the Trainer seminar.  The seminar will be held Wednesday, March 4 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Cleveland campus in room P109. 

 

The seminar will explore OSHA's Control of Hazardous Energy standard through various means and teaching methods. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to define program designations and responsibilities, identify main failures that lead to lockout/tagout related injuries, identify key components of and develop a company facility specific lockout/tagout program, develop machine specific lockout tagout procedures, implement a periodic inspection program and identify teaching strategies to enhance the effectiveness and retention related to training adults.

 

The seminar is intended for any individual with responsibilities related to developing, implementing, training and enforcing the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard within the workplace. The class number is 20131 and the fee is $295.

 

The second seminar being offered is the Global Harmonization System (GHS) Implement and Manage seminar.  The seminar will be held Thursday, March 5 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cleveland campus in room P109.

 

OSHA finalized its new Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard, aligning it with the GHS for Classifying and Labeling Chemicals. The new standard affects over 40 million employees at more than 5 million facilities nationwide.  Employers must learn new chemical classification criteria, determine how to replace ALL MSDSs with new Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), update or replace chemical labels, and train all employees on the new HazCom rules.

 

During this four hour seminar, participants will learn how to implement and manage OSHA's HazCom 2012 standard, also known as the workers - Right to Understand, and strategize on ways to effectively modify and implement an updated HazCom program. This seminar will involve hands-on scenarios that will compliment your newly developed strategies and modifications. The class number is 20139 and the fee is $135.

 

The third seminar being offered is the OSHA 30-Hour Voluntary Compliance for General Industry class. The class will be held March 10 - 13 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cleveland campus in room P105.

 

This seminar will introduce participants to the OSHA Standards that govern General Industry, explain how to read and use the code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), and provide an overview of compliance programs and procedures that are required for the workplace. Topics covered are intended for all private sector personnel, and those public sector employers who utilize Federal OSHA standards as directed by state requirements.

 

The course is recommended for new and experienced safety, health and compliance professionals and personnel who have a wide range of responsibilities, such as human resource managers, supervisors and safety committee members.  This course is also approved for continuing education credit for some electrician credentials.  The class number is 20121, and the fee is $675.

 

The fourth seminar being offered is OSHA Outreach Training 10-hour General Industry class.  The class will be held over the course of two days on March 19 from 8am- 4:30pm and on March 20 from 8am -10:45am at the Cleveland campus in room P105. 

 

This seminar is intended to provide instruction on a variety of general industry safety and health standards (1910) to new and experienced safety, health, and compliance professionals and is now approved for continuing education credit for some contractor, electrician and plumbing credentials. Personnel who have a wide range of responsibilities, such as human resource managers, plant managers and safety committee members will also find this class to be of value. Participants will receive the Department of Labor 10-hour OSHA card. The class number is 20119, and the fee is $295. 

 

To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://www.gotoltc.edu/seminars or call Ruth Semph at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at ruth.semph@gotoltc.edu.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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