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March 23-26, 2020

Hyatt Place Lexington South
2001 Bryant Road
Lexington, KY

Monday March 23, 2020

Class 1
Developing an Ergonomics Process 8:30am - 11:30am

This course provides information, essential steps, and the tools to assist small and large facilities in the development of an in-house ergonomics process.  Class discussion will focus on how this process can help prevent work-related injuries and illnesses, and reduce the costs associated.  Students will learn how to use a blueprint that is specifically designed to help management and employees interact as a team, in establishing clear achievable goals, objectives, and action plans.

Class 2
Health and Safety Hazards 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This course provides basic information to identify potential safety and health hazards in the workplace. Attendees will be able to recognize, anticipate and prevent commonly encountered safety hazards and have a greater understanding of the importance of frequent workplace walkthroughs. Safety topics include emergency exits, fire extinguishers, electrical hazards, machine guarding, ladders and much more. Health topics include how to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control health hazards such as various types of chemical exposures and noise exposure. While this course will not teach the attendee how to practice industrial hygiene, it will assist in determining when it may be necessary to utilize the services of an industrial hygienist.

Tuesday March 24, 2020

Class 3
Hazard Communication 8:30am - 11:30am

This course covers the basic requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1200 and the revised provision of the standard as they relate to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  Attendees will learn about the revised standard, which will include chemical hazard classification, written program requirements, container labeling and other forms of warning, safety data sheets, and associated phase-in dates for the new requirements under GHS.

Class 4
Injury and Illness Recordkeeping 12:30pm - 4:30pm

This course is for those persons responsible for maintaining the revised injury and illness records. The forms 300, 301, 300A will be covered. The regulations and guidelines for recordkeeping will be discussed, as well as the compliance directive the Kentucky OSH compliance officer will use to evaluate your records. A recordkeeping example workshop will be part of the course, time permitting. (CEUs available for this class from OSHA OTI)

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Class 5
Basic Electrical Safety 8:30am - 11:30am

This course covers the basic requirements surrounding the approval, installation, and use of electrical equipment and devices. The course is built around OSHA standards found in 1910.303 to .305.  Includes a discussion of OSHA and industry standards as they relate to the installation of electrical equipment, commonly cited approval and installation violations, an overview of the equipment approval process, cord marking requirements, and basic hazards found in commonly made electrical wiring issues.   Involves group-based and hands-on learning activities, including flexible cord marking designation and determining wiring issues associated with an electrical fault board. 

Class 6
Permit Requires Confined Space 12:30pm - 4:30pm

This course explains the regulations regarding entry into and working in confined spaces.  Topics include confined spaces found in the workplace and the hazards associated with them, the regulatory impact of the 1910.146 standard, developing a written program, training employees, permit systems, rescue, and employee participation.

Thursday March 26, 2020

Class 7
Fall Protection 8:30am - 11:30am 
This course covers the elements of 1926.500-503 and associated industry standards. Topics include: requirement to provide a fall protection system, the description and requirements for each fall protection system, and training requirements. Attendees should leave with a basic understanding of KyOSH's requirements for working at heights on commercial construction sites.  Note:  This course does not cover fall protection requirements for residential construction sites.

Class 8
Excavation and Trenching 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This course considers provisions carried under 1926, Subpart C and Subpart P, related to trenching and excavation safety. The class will review site preparation, opening and working in an excavation, and the requirements for employee protection.  Sample Emergency Action Plan and Daily Excavation Checklists are provided.  Note: Attendees will not become a "competent person" from only attending this course.