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​​​​ October 17 - 20, 2022

Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 452
701 Allenridge Point, Lexington KY 40510

Monday, October 17

OSH Overview 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

This session discusses the obligation to provide a safe and healthy workplace free from recognized hazards. Topics of discussion include the operations of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program, including enforcement and voluntary compliance services, as well as safety and health topics currently being considered for future standards and policies.

Wages and Hours Overview 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

This session is presented by the Department of Workplace Standards Division of Wages and Hours. This division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of Kentucky’s laws related to minimum wage, overtime, rest and lunch breaks, payments of wages, recordkeeping, wage deductions, check stubs and child labor laws.  The division’s major objective is to ensure employers have knowledge of, and comply with, Kentucky labor laws.

Injury and ​​Illness Recordkeeping (.4 CEU) 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

This session is for those persons responsible for maintaining injury and illness records in accordance with 29 CFR Part 1904. 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. (This course offers Eastern Kentucky University – OSHA Training Institute Education Center CEUs). 

Tuesday, October 18

Hazard Communication 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This session explains the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication, and an employee's "right-to-know" about the hazards of chemicals to which he/she may be exposed to on the job. Attendees will learn about the development and implementation of the required hazard communication program, container labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), trade secrets, and employee training.

Powered Industrial Trucks 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This session is designed to explain the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT). Topics of discussion include battery charging, dock boards, safety provisions, traffic rules, safe operating procedures, inspection of PITs, and PIT equipment.

Wednesday, October 19

Permit-Required Confined Spaces 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This course explains the regulations regarding entry into and working in confined spaces. Topics of discussion include assessment of the confined space environment; entry into continuous system confined spaces, such as sewers; and entry into closed system confined spaces, such as tanks and pits; emergency entry into all confined spaces; and training of employees.

Welding Safety 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This course is designed to increase the participant's knowledge of the processes and hazards associated with welding operations in the construction industry. Topics include the various types of welding processes such as oxy-acetylene, TIG, MIG, and open arc; personal protective equipment; safety and health hazard recognition and control; and Kentucky occupational safety and health requirements.

Thursday, October 20

Bloodborne Pathogens 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This session explains the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1030, Bloodborne Pathogens. Content includes how to reduce or eliminate exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials for those employees with non-routine exposure, such as first aid responders. Topics of discussion include components of the written exposure control plan, engineering and work practice controls, universal precautions, personal protective equipment, housekeeping, warning signs and labels, employee training and recordkeeping.

Machine Guarding and Lock Out/Tag Out 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This session will illustrate common guarding techniques and principles for machinery and equipment commonly found in a manufacturing environment. Specific standards in 1910 Subpart O, Machinery and Machine Guarding are discussed. In addition, the session familiarizes participants with 29 CFR 1910.147, The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) and Kentucky's state specific requirement. The session demonstrates the energy isolation methods relating to the various hazardous energy sources associated with machinery, equipment, and processes used in industry. Topics addressed include training requirements, documentation required, hardware, group procedures, and more.​