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EICC Offers Nine Environmental, Health, and Safety Class the Week of February 4, 2019

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January 15, 2019
 

Contact

Nicki Lampe

Telephone

563.441.4083

Email

dllampe@eicc.edu

Website

www.eicc.edu/ehs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 15, 2019

EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES
 
Davenport, IA, January 15, 2019 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer nine Environmental, Health, and Safety classes during the week of February 4, 2019. Our classes are listed at https://eicc.edu/businesses/health-safety-environmental-training/. You can also register for classes at the link or by calling (563) 441-4100.
 
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training #1211
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.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Drug & Alcohol Awareness Refresher #1212
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.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Cost: $30
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Confined Space in Construction #1213
This course provides participants with information on the five key differences for confined space entry under the construction rule, as well as several areas where OSHA has clarified the existing requirements. Participants will learn the basic skills and knowledge about safe procedures for confined space entry and receive an overview of the permit-required confined space regulation for construction, learn to recognize hazards presented by confined spaces, and learn to prepare a permit-required confined space for safe entry.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Regulations (Lockout/Tagout) #1214
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.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
When OSHA Comes Calling #1216
When the OSHA inspector arrives, an employer has certain rights and responsibilities. Learn what you as an employer can do to be prepared for an inspection, what the inspection involves, how to respond to questions, what records need to be readily available, what the most common citations are and how they are connected, and what you can do if OSHA issues a citation.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Planning for Workplace Emergencies #1221
Workplace emergencies can happen at any time and we should prepare for them. It is hard to think clearly during an emergency and it is essential to plan your response. This training module will provide you with a basic understanding of managing workplace emergencies and establishing an incident management system to effectively and safely respond to emergency and disaster situations.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Cost: $40
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Developing an Effective Safety & Health Program #1217
The keys to an effective safety and health program include an onsite safety committee and a thorough job hazard analysis. Participants will learn a step-by-step procedure for forming and managing an effective safety committee. Other topics include program development, planning and conducting meetings, job hazard analysis, accident investigation, and recordkeeping and reporting requirements. This course is designed for safety and health professionals, managers, team leaders, and others responsible for developing workplace safety and health programs.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $85
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
Introduction to OSHA #1220
This course is for people with little or no knowledge of OSHA regulations who need this information because of their job responsibilities. Participants will be led step-by-step through the Code of Federal Regulations (29 CFR 1910) Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry. An explanation of the main standards and their application will be given.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Cost: $85
EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 8200 N. Fairmount, Davenport, IA 52806
 
HAZWOPER Refresher #1222
This course is the annual refresher to the 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response course (29 CFR 1910.120). It fulfills the requirement for both workers and supervisors.
Friday, February 8, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Cost: $135
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 Lampe by email: dllampe@eicc.edu.
Contact:
Nicki Lampe, EHST Instructor
(563) 441-4100

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