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January 2019

OSHA 30 Hour Voluntary Course For General Industry, Jan Madison

January 22 @ 7:45 am - January 23 @ 4:30 pm

Course Dates Jan. 22, 23 (part 1) Jan. 28, 29 (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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Emergency Preparedness/Business Continuity

January 24 @ 8:15 am - January 25 @ 4:30 pm

Course Overview Natural and man-made disasters – no matter where you live – can strike at any time, so it’s important to have a planned response when you’re at work, on vacation or on the road. The Emergency Preparedness Workshop will give you the tools you need to build your own Emergency Response Plan. We will work through case studies and other activities to highlight the important elements of a response plan as well as ways to implement the plan in…

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

January 30 @ 8:15 am - February 1 @ 4:30 pm

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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February 2019

Hazard Communication (AM)

February 4 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

Course Overview The Hazard Communication standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, continues to be one of the most cited OSHA standards when it comes to violations. Despite being made effective in 2012, many companies are still lagging when it comes to compliance with the modified versions on the standard. The new Hazard Communication standard has requirements for manufacturers of hazardous materials as well as employers where hazardous materials are used. There are specific training requirements for employees that enable individuals to identify…

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Lab Safety (PM)

February 4 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Employees working in a laboratory are exposed to a unique subset of workplace hazards. Whether it is a medical lab or a chemistry lab, it is imperative that workers understand the risks that they face in this setting. From ergonomic risks associated with working inside of laboratory enclosures to health risks faced by those individuals working with hazardous material the control strategies employed will be as varied as the hazards themselves. Learn how to control various risks in…

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Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH), Madison

February 5 @ 8:30 am - February 6 @ 4:30 pm

Add’l Dates Feb. 14-15 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Registration/Networking: 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; 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. Earns the Certificate in Principles of Safety & Health, and a required course for the National Safety Council’s Advanced Safety…

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OSHA Construction Breakfast – Harassment in the Workplace

February 8 @ 7:00 am - 9:15 am

Workplace harassment is the belittling or threatening behavior directed at an individual worker or a group of workers. This workshop will explore this timely topic as it applies to construction environments. Speaker: David Bohl Networking: 7:00 – 7:15 am Program: 7:15 – 9:00 am Series Sponsors These fine organizations have allowed for the whole series of OSHA construction breakfasts to take place.                         Additional Sponsor: Fees Free program and materials, thanks to the generous donations from…

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RCRA Compliance for Hazardous Waste Generators Overview, Madison

February 12 @ 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, Madison

February 13 @ 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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OSHA 30-Hour for Construction

February 18 @ 7:45 am - February 21 @ 4:30 pm

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 Lifesaving Equipment ·         Health Hazards in Construction ·         Stairways and Ladders Who Should Attend This class is designed…

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MSHA/DOT 8-Hour Refresher Training & Compliance-Feb Madison

February 25 @ 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Course Overview This one-day course will help you fulfill your 8-hour MSHA Part 46 refresher and DOT refresher training requirement. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Fulfill your 8hr MSHA Part 46 refresher requirement Top MSHA & related violations and penalties Site inspections: what to look for Fatality reviews Best methods for accident prevention Tips on handling inspections Refine your safety culture and hazard recognition skills CPR/First Aid/AED refresher Up-to-date safety and health topics Mobile equipment safety/pre-operation inspections Vehicle safety Fees Regular Price $135/person…

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Safety Training Methods, Madison

February 26 @ 8:15 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm

Registration/Networking: 8:15-8:30 am (day one only) Course: 8:30 am – 5:00 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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March 2019

OSHA Recordkeeping Rule

March 5 @ 8:15 am - 12:30 pm

Course Overview This four hour seminar includes most recent updates and covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Students will be able to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-related Injuries and Illness, OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work Related Injuries and Illness, and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Understand OSHA Reportable and Recordable injuries Learn how to determine if an injury is an OSHA Recordable injury…

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Safety Management Techniques (SMT), Madison

March 6 @ 8:15 am - March 7 @ 4:30 pm

add’l dates: March 12 & 13 4 day course; must attend all 4 days Registration/Networking: 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 for experienced…

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Confined Space (AM)

March 14 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

An Effective CS program is one of the most important steps to ensure the safety of all employees. This course covers OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation 1910.146 Subpart J, how to identify, evaluate and control hazards; protective equipment; and rescue procedures. Entering permit-required confined spaces poses risks to your employees’ safety, including toxic environments, engulfment hazards, dangerous moving parts, electrical hazards, pressure dangers, and more. Help make sure your employees understand these risks and learn important safety measures with this…

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Machine Guarding (PM)

March 14 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Machine guarding violations consistently show up on the Top 10 list of Frequently Cited OSHA Standards every year. In this half-day course, you will learn the basics of the OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standard, 29 CFR 1910-211-219. The course will discuss the basic concepts, principles and methods of machine guarding as well as the common causes of machine guarding incidents and how to avoid them at your facility. We are offering a half-day course in the morning on Confined…

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Electrical Safety (AM)

March 15 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

Course Overview In this half-day training, students will learn the basic elements of the OSHA Electrical Safety standard, 29 CFR 1910.301-311. This course will discuss key terms and concepts of electrical safety as well as the importance of electrical safety-related work practices, Students will learn about the four different types of electrical injuries and how to protect their employees. We are offering a half-day course in the afternoon on Lockout/Tagout Instructor Kady Olson, Sr. Safety Manager, Wisconsin Safety Council REGISTER…

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Lockout Tagout (PM)

March 15 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Course Overview Help keep your authorized, affected, and other employees safe Are you in compliance? Lockout/Tagout is one of OSHA’s Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations.” Our facilitators are safety experts who will break down the regulation and answer your site-specific questions. Wisconsin Safety Council safety experts will guide you through interactive discussions and pair activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation. Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course…

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OSHA Construction Breakfast – Most Dangerous Task

March 29 @ 7:00 am - 9:15 am

Have you ever wondered if you have done enough to improve the driving behaviors and skills of your employees? Join us for this extraordinary presentation about why operating a motor vehicle may be the most dangerous task your employees do and the tragic results of traffic accidents when they occur. Speaker: Thomas Goeltz Registration/Networking: 7:00 – 7:15 am Program: 7:15 – 9:15 am Series Sponsors These fine organizations have allowed for the whole series of OSHA construction breakfasts to take…

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April 2019

Defensive Driving 4 Hour Course – Madison

April 4 @ 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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June 2019

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) 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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Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

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

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a proven process for identifying and controlling operating hazards and costs. Get a step-by-step overview of the process, and define your role in making it effective. Through lecture, demonstrations, and workshops, you’ll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program in your workplace. You’ll also learn how to enlist participation from line employees, supervisors, and upper management. This program teaches employees the fundamentals of job…

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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 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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Team Safety

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

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program: Many safety committees simply become a list generator for the maintenance department. Though important, their potential is much greater if they have defined objectives and action strategies in place. Participants will learn how to form effective safety committees, how to revitalize current committees and how to get the most out of their members. This seminar will give you the expertise needed to make your safety committee a success. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives How…

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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 Obtaining management support/leadership Motivating for safety/techniques used Training/education: maximizing your training efforts Team work Guidelines to prevent…

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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. 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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Confined Space (AM)

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

An Effective CS program is one of the most important steps to ensure the safety of all employees. This course covers OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation 1910.146 Subpart J, how to identify, evaluate and control hazards; protective equipment; and rescue procedures. Entering permit-required confined spaces poses risks to your employees’ safety, including toxic environments, engulfment hazards, dangerous moving parts, electrical hazards, pressure dangers, and more. Help make sure your employees understand these risks and learn important safety measures with this…

Find out more »

Machine Guarding (PM)

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

Machine guarding violations consistently show up on the Top 10 list of Frequently Cited OSHA Standards every year. In this half-day course, you will learn the basics of the OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standard, 29 CFR 1910-211-219. The course will discuss the basic concepts, principles and methods of machine guarding as well as the common causes of machine guarding incidents and how to avoid them at your facility. We are offering a half-day course in the morning on Confined Space…

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Electrical Safety (AM)

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

Course Overview In this half-day training, students will learn the basic elements of the OSHA Electrical Safety standard, 29 CFR 1910.301-311. This course will discuss key terms and concepts of electrical safety as well as the importance of electrical safety-related work practices, Students will learn about the four different types of electrical injuries and how to protect their employees. We are offering a half-day course in the afternoon on Lockout/Tagout Instructor Kady Olson, Sr. Safety Manager, Wisconsin Safety Council REGISTER Schedule…

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Lockout Tagout (PM)

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

Course Overview Help keep your authorized, affected, and other employees safe Are you in compliance? Lockout/Tagout is one of OSHA’s Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations.” Our facilitators are safety experts who will break down the regulation and answer your site-specific questions. Wisconsin Safety Council safety experts will guide you through interactive discussions and pair activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation. Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course…

Find out more »
September 2019

Safety Training Methods

September 3 @ 8:15 am - September 5 @ 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

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…

Find out more »

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

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) 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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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,…

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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 Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a proven process for identifying and controlling operating hazards and costs. Get a step-by-step overview of the process, and define your role in making it effective. Through lecture, demonstrations, and workshops, you’ll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program in your workplace. You’ll also learn how to enlist participation from line employees, supervisors, and upper management. This program teaches employees the fundamentals of job…

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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 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…

Find out more »

Team Safety

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

Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program: Many safety committees simply become a list generator for the maintenance department. Though important, their potential is much greater if they have defined objectives and action strategies in place. Participants will learn how to form effective safety committees, how to revitalize current committees and how to get the most out of their members. This seminar will give you the expertise needed to make your safety committee a success. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives How…

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