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May 2019

Opioid Awareness – Madison

May 31 @ 7:45 am - 12:30 pm

In 2017, 916 people in Wisconsin died from an opioid overdose. In recent years, the rate of prescription painkiller overdoses has increased by 238% among Wisconsinites. This crisis has reached epidemic proportions in our state and the effects are impacting home and work environments. This has left employers caught in the middle of trying to comply with all laws while trying to maintain a healthy and safe workplace. There are myriad multijurisdictional issues, the laws are constantly changing, and employers…

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June 2019

Hazwoper 24-hour

June 3 @ 8:15 am - June 5 @ 4:30 pm

Course Overview This course is designed to meet the initial training required for individuals who are responsible for responding to releases or potential releases of Hazardous Materials under the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard (29 CFR 1910.12). Over the course of the 24 hour session, individuals will learn how to respond aggressively to stop the release of hazardous substances at the source. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Learn how to implement your employer’s specific response plan Understand hazard and risk assessment…

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

June 11 @ 8:15 am - June 13 @ 4:30 pm

First Aid/CPR/AED Basic Course Overview (only 12 seats available) Course Overview Our First Aid, CPR and AED certification course was developed by the National Safety Council, and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to execute basic life-saving techniques. Our comprehensive course materials are designed to allow students the time needed to master a multitude of abilities related to first aid and CPR through a combination of industry-leading curriculum and dynamic hands-on training. Students will leave this class knowing…

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Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

June 19 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program The National Safety Council’s Job Safety Analysis (JSA) course offers a proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs. You’ll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program and gain a better understanding of your role in making it effective. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives This one-day course will provide you with knowledge and skills on: How to recognize and use important safety and health terminology JSA’s relation to continuous improvement in your…

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Incident Investigation: A Root Causes Analysis

June 20 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of the Supervisor Safety Certificate, and the Advanced Safety Certificate The National Safety Council’s Incident Investigation course focuses on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective incident data, establishing root causes, reporting findings and determining corrective action. Discussion, demonstrations and exercises will cover investigation and interview techniques. Participants learn how to uncover the who, what, why, when and how of each incident, and how to analyze data to prevent injuries, property damage and financial losses. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives…

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Team Safety

June 25 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program: Employee engagement is the key to a successful safety program. The National Safety Council’s one-day Team Safety course shows you how to make group safety efforts work for your organization. You’ll learn how to build an effective safety team from the ground up, as well as techniques proven to help you continuously get the best efforts from the team you build. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Our 1-day course is packed with helpful information…

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Safety Inspections – Madison

June 26 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview Part of the Advanced Safety Certificate Programs Our one-day Safety Inspections course provides an overview of the safety and health inspection process, then examines specific techniques to improve the process. It also addresses basic skills for conducting various types of inspections and correcting identified hazards. Students will be provided with the knowledge necessary not only to meet regulatory requirements, but to positively impact their organization’s injury prevention efforts. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Topics covered during our one-day course include: The…

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Ergonomics: Managing for Results

June 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program: Repetitive motion and overexertion are the biggest risk factors facing American workers. The one-day NSC Ergonomics course will teach you how to reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in your workplace through a practical and effective program. Discussions, demonstrations and exercises explain the importance of keeping employees free from ergonomic injuries. You’ll also learn how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and…

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July 2019

Defensive Driving 4 hour Course – Madison

July 9 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 pm

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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August 2019

World Class Safety Culture, Madison

August 1 @ 8:15 am - 3:30 pm

Course Overview Your safety program should not be driven by compliance, but because it protects your most valuable assets – your employees! Changes in attitudes and behaviors in the workplace have been found to make major improvements in the losses experienced by workplaces due to accidents and illnesses. This program explores the keys to developing a safety culture in your organization. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Our 1-day course will provide you with the fundamental information needed to create a positive safety culture…

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Lift Truck Operator, Train-the-Trainer Aug

August 8 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview Our Lift Truck Operator Training Program – developed by the National Safety Council – trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. Whether you’re a new or experienced trainer, the turnkey materials you’ll receive will give you the confidence and the capability to deliver lift truck training successfully. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how…

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Supervisor Safety Development Program, Madison

August 13 @ 8:15 am - August 15 @ 4:30 pm

Course Overview The Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. Through various group discussions and activities, participants will have opportunities to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to positively impact the safety and health of their employees in the workplace. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Supervisors and managers will learn how to incorporate safety and health into their daily management process. Key learning objectives will include: How to…

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Confined Space (AM)

August 21 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

Course Overview Confined spaces incidents aren’t the most common, but they can be the most deadly. That’s because the hazards tend to be misunderstood or underestimated. And many confined spaces fatalities involve not one, but two, victims: the worker and the rescuer. OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation was created to help prevent these incidents, and the Wisconsin Safety Council Confined Spaces Compliance Training Course can help you put the regulation into practice and save lives. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Key elements…

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Machine Guarding (PM)

August 21 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Machine guarding ranks among the top 10 OSHA citations issued, possibly because the regulation can be confusing. Don’t let confusion get in the way of compliance. The Wisconsin Safety Council Machine Guarding Compliance course will help you sort it out. Through discussion and activities, our professional facilitator will break down the regulation into terms you can understand. In just four hours, you’ll learn practices and procedures that will keep you in compliance and, best of all, protect your…

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Electrical Safety (AM)

August 22 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

Course Overview Electricity is the one tool we all use every day that has the greatest potential to harm us. Due to the ubiquitous nature of electricity it is important to understand how it works and the hazards associated with it. During this course our safety trainer will walk you through the basic principles of electricity as well as the key requirements of the OSHA regulation for electrical safety. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Elements of OSHA Electrical Safety Regulation (29 CFR…

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Lockout Tagout (PM)

August 22 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Lockout/Tagout is one of the Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations,” according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A Wisconsin Safety Council trainer will guide you through interactive discussions paired with activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation (29CFR 1910.147, Subpart J). Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course at your worksite. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Establish the purpose for lockout/tagout ·         Identify the key components of…

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CSP Examination Preparation Workshop

August 26 @ 8:15 am - August 28 @ 4:30 pm

Wisconsin Safety Council will be hosting a Certified Safety Professional™ (CSP) Examination Preparation Workshop presented by SPAN™ International Training LLC.  The CSP Exam is the second-level examination required in the two-test process. This five and one-half hour computer delivered examination consists of 200 questions that examine the candidate’s applied knowledge and the application of experience gained through professional practice. This course is designed to prepare individuals for the Comprehensive Examination leading to certification as a CSP. The workshop covers the four areas of…

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September 2019

Safety Training Methods

September 3 @ 8:15 am - September 6 @ 4:30 pm

Registration: 8:15-8:30 am (day one only) Course: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (each day) 12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own day 1-3; the last day of class, lunch will be provided. (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison).WSC training center will include i-Pads for you to place your luncheon order. RECOMMENDATION: Bring a laptop and flash drive with you to this course. Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and an excellent refresher for experienced safety professionals. Apply…

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OSHA 30 Hour Voluntary Course For General Industry

September 18 @ 7:45 am - September 19 @ 4:30 pm

Course Dates Sept. 18, 19 (part 1) Sept. 23, 24 (part 2) 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Register Today REGISTER Course Overview Our OSHA 30-Hour General Industry course is a voluntary program with the purpose of promoting workplace safety and health, and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Students will be provided with basic safety and health information and education. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an OSHA 30-Hour…

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October 2019

Fire Safety

October 10 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview According to OSHA, workplace fires and explosions kill 200 and injure more than 5,000 workers each year. They cost businesses more than $2.3 billion in property damage. Don’t add to these statistics. Get the facts on OSHA’s Fire Protection standards. The Wisconsin Safety Council Fire Protection Compliance Training Seminar will show you how to reduce your risks. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Details of OSHA 1910 Subpart L (1910.155 through 1910.165) ·         Basic precautions for preventing fires and protecting workers ·        …

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OSHA 30-Hour for Construction

October 15 @ 7:45 am - October 16 @ 4:30 pm

Oct. 15, 16 (part 1) Oct. 21, 22 (part 2) 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Course Overview This class is intended to provide individuals with some level of safety responsibility on a construction site with a greater depth of training. This training will focus on identification, avoidance, control and prevention of hazardous on a construction site. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Introduction to OSH Act ·         Managing Safety and Health ·         OSHA Focus Four Hazards ·         Personal Protective and…

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RCRA Compliance for Hazardous Waste Generators Overview

October 17 @ 8:15 am - 3:30 pm

Course Overview This full day compliance course provides an overview of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the responsibilities of individuals who manage hazardous waste under 40 CFR 260. This course can serve as an initial training or as the annual refresher that is required for all individuals involved in hazardous waste management. RCRA compliance course is designed for large and small quantity generators. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requires that facility personnel be trained to…

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DOT Hazmat Transportation Refresher Overview

October 18 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Comprehensive training for shippers, handlers & transporters. Students are updated with regulatory changes and are given refresher training in the use and application of the 49 CFR manual. Are you meeting hazmat training requirements? Every employee involved in shipping, transporting, or handling hazardous materials must receive training to be certified; the training must be repeated at least every 36 months; and the training must be updated whenever there is a regulation change affecting an employee’s job duties. All…

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November 2019

Hazwoper 8hr

November 1 @ 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview This course is designed to meet the initial training requirement for individuals who will serve at the First Responder Operations Level to a release of Hazardous Materials under the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard (29 CFR 1910.12). Over the course of the 8 hour session, individuals will learn how to respond to hazardous material spill defensively to prevent the spread and exposures to the hazardous substance being released. This course also meets the annual refresher training…

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Safety Management Techniques (SMT)

November 4 @ 8:15 am - November 5 @ 4:30 pm

Nov. 4-5 (part I) Nov. 13,14 (Part 2) 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Registration: 8:15 -8:30 am (day one only) Course: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (each day) 12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own day 1-3; on last day of class, lunch will be provided. (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison).WSC training center will include i-Pads for you to place your luncheon order. Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and an excellent refresher…

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

November 6 @ 8:15 am - November 8 @ 4:30 pm

First Aid/CPR/AED Basic Course Overview (only 12 seats available) Course Overview Our First Aid, CPR and AED certification course was developed by the National Safety Council, and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to execute basic life-saving techniques. Our comprehensive course materials are designed to allow students the time needed to master a multitude of abilities related to first aid and CPR through a combination of industry-leading curriculum and dynamic hands-on training. Students will leave this class knowing…

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OSHA Recordkeeping Rule-Madison

November 12 @ 8:15 am - 12:30 pm

Course Overview Don’t repeat history, learn from it. Effective recordkeeping is just as important as safety training and PPE when it comes to avoiding workplace injuries and illnesses. It gives you a solid foundation for a successful, well-managed safety program. OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard ensures that companies track and report incidents, so they’re less likely to repeat them. The Wisconsin Safety Council Recordkeeping Compliance course helps you learn to comply with the standard in your own facility. In just four hours,…

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December 2019

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (FIH)

December 5 @ 8:15 am - December 6 @ 4:30 pm

Dec. 5,6 (Part 1) Dec. 11,12 (part 2) 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Registration: 8:15 – 8:30 am (day one only) Course: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (each day) Lunch: 12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch is on your own day 1-3; last day of class your lunch is provided (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison).WSC training center will include i-Pads for you to place your luncheon order. Ideal for new safety professionals, individuals seeking career development, and…

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NFPA 70E

December 9 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview This course is focused on reducing the risk of electrical shocks and arc flash hazards in the work place. Utilizing NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®-2018, participants will learn how to assess the risk associated with electrical hazards and protect their employees by using Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices. Through the use of class break-out sessions and lectures, students will learn the expectations of what constitutes a valuable arc flash program. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives ·         Define electrical…

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Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

December 17 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program The National Safety Council’s Job Safety Analysis (JSA) course offers a proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs. You’ll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program and gain a better understanding of your role in making it effective. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives This one-day course will provide you with knowledge and skills on: How to recognize and use important safety and health terminology JSA’s relation to continuous improvement in your…

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Incident Investigation: A Root Causes Analysis

December 18 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of the Supervisor Safety Certificate, and the Advanced Safety Certificate The National Safety Council’s Incident Investigation course focuses on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective incident data, establishing root causes, reporting findings and determining corrective action. Discussion, demonstrations and exercises will cover investigation and interview techniques. Participants learn how to uncover the who, what, why, when and how of each incident, and how to analyze data to prevent injuries, property damage and financial losses. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives…

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Team Safety

December 19 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program: Employee engagement is the key to a successful safety program. The National Safety Council’s one-day Team Safety course shows you how to make group safety efforts work for your organization. You’ll learn how to build an effective safety team from the ground up, as well as techniques proven to help you continuously get the best efforts from the team you build. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Our 1-day course is packed with helpful information…

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