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June 2018

Adult CPR/First Aid/AED Basic and/or Instructor Development (Train-the-Trainer) Courses

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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First Aid/CPR/AED Basic Course Overview (only 12 seats available) Our Emergency Care courses will teach basic life saving techniques through First Aid and CPR. The Wisconsin Safety Council’s Emergency Care Courses provide a comprehensive curriculum to teach the skills to maintain the life of a victim until emergency medical personnel arrive. Our comprehensive courses have been designed using extensive research and educational testing to improve skill mastery and long-term retention. Courses are taught in a dynamic and hands-on way with…

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July 2018

WSC Lunch & Learn – Motor Vehicle Crashes-#1 Cause of Workplace Death, Madison

July 10 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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“Motor Vehicle Crashes are #1 Cause of Workplace Death” An NSC study revealed the top three causes of deaths are: motor vehicle crashes, opioid overdose and fatigue. During this lunch and learn, we will focus on Motor Vehicle Crashes. During this luncheon, you will Receive info about a FREE Safe Driving Kit Establish/Enforce a Cell Phone Policy Learn tips to avoid crashes Instructor Janet Metzger, Wisconsin Safety Council Executive Director Fees $15 per person Register Today REGISTER Pre-registration is strongly…

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Defensive Driving 4-hour – Madison

July 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Course Overview This is a 4-hour instructor-led course that reinforces fundamental defensive driving strategies and motivates drivers to change risky behind-the-wheel behaviors and attitudes.  The course provides participants with the basic understanding and techniques to avoid motor vehicle incidents and collisions and reduce traffic violations.  Participants will acquire the knowledge to recognize potential hazards and learn coping techniques to handle speeding, distracted, impaired, aggressive and fatigued driving, and various traffic and road conditions. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Blended learning methods and activities…

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Safety Inspections – Madison

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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  Course Overview Part of the Advanced Safety Certificate Programs Is your safety program working? Learn proven evaluation methods for measuring safety program effectiveness. We will provide information on the necessary elements for instruction on conducting effective safety inspections. This program includes inspection case studies of actual work areas to familiarize participants with identifying hazards. How do you know whether your safety program or intervention is making an impact? The answer is critical to directing injury prevention resources. This course…

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Incident Investigation: A Root Causes Analysis, Madison

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Course Overview Part of the Supervisor Safety Certificate, and the Advanced Safety Certificate A systematic approach to incident investigation, identification of causal factors, and implementation of corrective actions is essential to managing an effective safety and health program. This seminar will help you determine the factors that cause preventable incidents and recommend effective corrective actions. Students will participate in mock accident exercises. This class examines accident (incident) investigation and analysis as a means to improve safety performance, preventing injuries, property…

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NEW! WSC Morning Kickstart: Who’s Looking Out For The Temps, Madison

July 19 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Today’s employment relationships between an organization, staffing agency and temporary employee presents a complex arrangement that can have an effect on organizational safety and health management. How can you build a safety culture that encompasses ALL employees? This session will dig into these unique relationships and outline recommended best practices. Instructor Chevon Cook, Safety Manager, Wisconsin Safety Council Fees $15 per person Register Today REGISTER Pre-registration is strongly encouraged; walk-ins welcome based on availability. Confirmations will be emailed. 7:15 Registration…

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Supervisor Safety Development Program, Madison

July 23 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Course Overview The Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. A key feature of the program requires participants to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement them in the workplace. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives How to confidently address critical safety and health issues How to enhance safety responsibilities and safety management systems, including safety inspections, incident investigations, safety meetings and employee engagement…

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August 2018

Lift Truck Operator, Train-the-Trainer, Madison

August 2 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Course Overview Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around forklifts. Take the course at an NSC training center, or we can train on-site at your location. What you’ll learn OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance How to evaluate operators’ performance How to…

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Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (FIH), Madison

August 6 @ 7:30 am - August 9 @ 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Registration: 7:30 – 8:00 am (day one only) Course: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (lunch included each day) Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and an excellent refresher for experienced safety professionals. Apply this course towards your National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC). Course Overview Create and maintain a hazard-free work environment that keeps employees healthy and productive. FIH is an essential course for anyone wishing to implement industrial hygiene best practices, especially those with limited…

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Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH), Madison

August 13 @ 7:30 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters,
501 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Registration/Networking: 7:30 – 8:00 am (day one only) Course: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (lunch included each day) Earns the Certificate in Principles of Safety & Health, and a required course for the National Safety Council’s Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC). Course Overview The premier course for those new to safety, POSH gives you a balanced perspective of the full scope of occupational safety and health issues. You’ll go beyond the basics of compliance to learn best practices that help prevent injuries…

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