Environmental & Industrial Safety

Learn the regulations, policies and procedures of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) required by certain occupations.

Alcohol & Drug Safety
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Course Date
Alcohol & other DRUG Awareness for Managers and Supervisors 10/14/2015
Alcohol & other DRUG Awareness Refresher for Managers and Supervisor 10/14/2015
OSHA
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Course Date
Confined Space Rescue Operations 9/29/2015
Hazardous Materials 10/12/2015
OSHA 10 - Hour General Industry 10/19/2015
OSHA 30 - Hour General Industry 10/19/2015
 OSHA Fall Protection for the Competent Person  10/23/2015
Forklift Operator Training 11/5/2015
Safety
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Course Date
Ergonomics 9/4/2015
Hunter Safety
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Course Date
Hunter Safety 8/17/2015

Drug Safety Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness for Managers and Supervisors
Iowa’s drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) enhances worker safety by creating drug & substance free workplaces. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). An employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training, and a minimum of one hour annually for update or refresher training. This training meets the initial two hour training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and/or other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and/or other drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol and/or other drugs to the employee assistance program or to the resource file maintained by the employer pursuant to paragraph “c”, subparagraph (2) of the Iowa Code. This course satisfies the requirements for supervisor training.

2 hours, 1 session | $39 | Jim Towlerton 

#50955     SCC Center for Business                                                                 Room 103
                 Wednesday, Oct 14                                                                          8 - 10 AM

Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness Refresher for Managers and Supervisors
Iowa’s drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) enhances worker safety by creating drug & substance free workplaces. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). An employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training, and a minimum of one hour annually for update or refresher training. This training meets the one hour annual refresher training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and/or other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and/or other drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol and/or other drugs to the employee assistance program.

1 Hour, 1 session | $35 | Jim Towlerton 

#50954     SCC Center for Business                                                                  Room 103
                 Wednesday, Oct 14                                                                           10 - 11 AM

Confined Space Rescue Operations

Instructional delivery of Confined Space Rescue training aligned OSHA and NFPA requirement. This course teaches participants how to conduct a variety of rescues in permit-required confined spaces. Participants will learn how to develop and update pre-plans, conduct practice rescues, inspect and maintain equipment, and coordinate with other emergency responders. Includes relevant sections of NFPA #1670, 1006 and all OSHA requirements, including: confined space rescue regulations overview, special equipment, knots, anchoring techniques, lowering systems, belaying techniques, hauling systems, patient packaging, vertical positioning equipment, respiratory protection, atmospheric monitoring, pre-planning, use of SCBA, hands-on exercises and a written exam.

24 hours, 3 sessions | $695 | Jerry Eslick 

#50951 SCC Emergency Response Training Center, Ft Madison
             Mon - Wed, Sep 29 - Oct 1                                                                      8 AM - 4:30 PM

Hazardous Materials
This course is aligned with the OSHA requirements for hazardous materials training, and meets the requirements for certification of OSHA 29CFR, Part 1910.120(e), NFPA 472, or other applicable state regulations for certification to the 40-hour Occasional Site Worker level.

 40 hours, 4 sessions | $899 | Jerry Eslick 

#50989 SCC      Emergency Response Training Center, Ft Madison
                          Mon - Thu, Oct 12 - 15                                                                   7 - 5:30 PM 

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry
Training provides an overview on recognizing and preventing hazards in the workplace. Participants learn how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. Training covers general industry safety and health hazards a worker may encounter, including, but not limited to: intro to OSHA; walking and working surfaces; exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, and fire protection; PPE; hazardous communication; and electrical. Participants learn about employer responsibilities and worker rights. Active participation is required. Participants who successfully finish the training will receive a card from OSHA verifying completion of the course.

10 hours, 2 sessions | $175 | David Rector 

#50879     SCC Center for Business                                                                          Room 111
                 Monday, Oct 19                                                                                         8 AM - 4:30 PM
                 Tuesday, Oct 20                                                                                        8 - Noon

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry
Training is intended to provide a variety of information to workers with some safety responsibility and will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. Topics include, but are not limited to: Intro to OSHA; walking and working surfaces; exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, and fire protection; PPE; hazardous communication; electrical; material handling; and managing safety and health. Active participation is required. Participants who successfully finish the training will receive a card from OSHA verifying completion of the course.

30 hours, 4 sessions | $550 | David Rector 

#50878     SCC Center for Business                                                                           Room 111
                 Mon - Thu, Oct 19 - 22                                                                               8 AM - 4:30 PM 

OSHA Fall Protection for the Competent Person
Employees working at a height of 6 feet or more must be aware of fall protection procedures. To ensure compliance with fall protection, OSHA requires a person competent in safety procedures and equipment be present at every job site. This course covers methods of fall protection and how to properly use fall restraint devices such as lanyards, retractors, etc.

4 hours, 1 session | $75 | David Rector 

#50896     SCC Center for Business                                                                              Room 103
                  Friday, Oct 23                                                                                               8 AM - Noon

Forklift Operator Training
This course is designed to meet the training requirements for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.178. Training topics include mechanics, inspection, and maintenance of forklifts; ANSI driving procedures; lift operation; and special operating rules. This course includes a driving module that allows participants to operate a forklift.

4 hours, 1 session | $85 | David Rector 

#50895      SCC West Burlington Campus                                                                       Room 607
                  Thursday, Nov 5                                                                                             8 AM - Noon

Rigger Qualified - 4 Hr
This class fulfils the OSHA requirement for the Rigging & Hoisting statute as it pertains to the duties of the “rigger” (ground man). Course topics include: rigging components, capacities and limitations of rigging, identifying the equipment needed for rigging a load, configuring the rigging for hoisting, inspecting the load, and directing a lift using proper hand signals.

4 hours, 1 session | $250 | David Rector 

#50191      SCC Center for Business                                                                                Room 111
             Thursday, Sep 3              8 AM – Noon

Ergonomics
This class will cover the use and techniques of Ergonomics Industrial organization as they apply to employee functions. This course will cover lifting, repetitive motion, vibration, material handling and injury prevention.

2 hours, 1 session | $40 | David Rector 

#50901     SCC Center for Business                                                                                  Room 111
                 Friday, Sep 4                                                                                                     8 - 10 AM

Hunter Safety
Offered by the DNR, this class will include all forms of hunter safety, hunter ethics, survival in the wild, and live firing on a supervised gun range. This class is mandatory for all hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967, who want to purchase a hunting license. Certification in this class is also acceptable in all states for big game hunting. You must be 11 years of age or older to enroll and cannot receive a license until age 12. You must have a Social Security Number to register and to receive a certificate upon completion. Class size is limited; advance registration is required.

11.5 hours, 4 sessions | $7 | Steve Kershner 

#50177     SCC West Burlington Campus                                                                             Room 501
                 Must attend 3 of the following class sessions:
                 Mondays & Thursdays, Aug 17, 20, 24, 27                                                          6:30 - 9 PM
                 Additional required session                                                                                  Big Hollow Recreation Area
                 Saturday, Aug 22                                                                                                 1 - 5 PM 

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