October 29, 2009
WVU Parkersburg's Workforce and Community Education Division offering industrial safety related training
CONTACT: Tom Lemon, director of technical programs, 304-424-8276.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Workforce and Community Education Division is offering a series of courses related to industrial safety training.
The courses involve Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) training. The HAZWOPER training is required to perform duties at chemical and hazardous waste sites. OSHA 10- or 30-hour training is required for most industrial and construction sites, noted Tom Lemon, director of technical programs.
The courses can be scheduled and designed for a specific area industry or business and offered on site or at WVU Parkersburg.
Course topics include: general industry or construction; HAZWOPER worker, supervisor, incident commander or emergency response technician; HAZWOPER refresher; HAZWOPER hazardous operator or emergency response refresher; confined space; Department of Highways hazardous materials; general hazard awareness, and fork truck operator training.
Currently scheduled training modules include: general hazard awareness, Nov. 10, Noon - 4 p.m.; construction, Dec. 14 - 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Dec. 14 - 18, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; general industry, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. or Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; HAZWOPER worker, Tuesdays, Jan. 5 - Feb. 2, 2010, Noon – 8 p.m.; HAZWOPER supervisor, Feb. 9, 2010, Noon - 8 p.m.; HAZWOPER incident commander, Feb. 9, 2010, Noon - 8 p.m.; emergency response technician, Tuesdays, Jan. 26 - Feb. 2, 2010, Noon - 8 p.m.; hazardous operator refresher, Feb. 2, 2010, Noon - 8 p.m.; emergency response refresher, Feb. 9, 2010, Noon - 8 p.m.; confined space, Feb. 16, Noon - 8 p.m., and DOT hazardous materials, Feb. 23, Noon - 8p.m.
Additional information is available by contacting Lemon at 304-424-8276.
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