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EICC/ATEEC News Release: 1/16/2018

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January 16, 2018
 

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Nicki Petrillo

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563.441.4083

Email

dpetrillo@eicc.edu

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www.eicc.edu/ehs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 16, 2018

EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES
 
Davenport, IA, January 16, 2018 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer six Environmental, Health, and Safety courses during the week of January 29, 2018. To register for any course, please call (563) 441-4100 or go online to http://web2.eicc.edu/forms/mail.html. Our full list of upcoming courses is online at http://eicc.edu/businesses/health-safety-environmental-training/upcoming-classes.aspx. For more information on these courses, please call (563) 441-4083.
 
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training #186211
The purpose of Iowa's drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) is to enhance worker safety by creating workplaces that are free of drugs and substance abuse. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). A private sector employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training to begin, and a minimum of one hour annual update training. This training meets the initial two-hour training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol 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.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Refresher #186223
The purpose of Iowa's drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) is to enhance worker safety by creating workplaces that are free of drugs and substance abuse. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). A private sector employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training to begin, and a minimum of one hour annual update training. This training meets the one-hour annual refresher training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol or other drugs to the employee assistance program.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Cost: $30
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (Lock Out/Tag Out) #186330
OSHA's Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) Standard 29 CFR 1910.147 requires employers to establish a program for energy control procedures. Topics include requirements of the Control of Hazardous Energy standard, physical locks and tags, safe lockout procedures, and training requirements. Assistance with developing a written Hazardous Energy Control Plan is given.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 8:00am-10:00am | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Machine Guarding Safety #186302
Machine guarding is one of the most violated OSHA standards. This course emphasizes the consequences of removing or disabling guards; guard classifications and how they work including enclosing, interlocking, and disabling guards; and an overview of lockout/tagout requirements.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 10:00am-12:00pm | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Cranes, Hoists, & Slings #186170
This course is designed for personnel who are involved in lifting, hoisting, and rigging operations using overhead cranes; monorails; and electric, pneumatic, hand chain, lever hoists, and various types of rigging and slings. This class addresses lifting devices and equipment safety requirements as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The students will not only gain competence in evaluating deficiencies and spotting safety related items, they will also learn to interpret federal regulations, national standards, and crane and hoist specifications. This course includes information about lifting devices and equipment commonly used for material handling and will focus on safe use of equipment; proper testing; and inspections, maintenance, and storage of equipment.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 1:00pm–3:00pm | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Confined Space Awareness #186139
This course covers classroom instruction including hazards, monitoring, and permit systems entry and exit procedures. Regulations specific for supervisors, attendants, and entrants will be addressed. Entry equipment, ventilation equipment, retrieval systems, and monitoring equipment will be introduced to all participants.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 3:00pm-5:00pm | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
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For more information about these courses, please contact Nicki Petrillo at 563.441.4083 or email dpetrillo@eicc.edu.
Contact:
Nicki Petrillo, HSET Trainer
dpetrillo@eicc.edu, (563) 441-4083

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