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Carpenters Union Local 175
1245 Durrett Lane, Louisville, KY 40213​

​Continuing education units approved for specific classes.  See class descriptions for more information.

Tuesday, March 12

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 include Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program activity including enforcement and voluntary consultation services, as well as current safety and health topics.

Wages & 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, payment of wages, recordkeeping, wage deductions, check stubs, and child labor.  

Health and Safety Hazard Recognition
(0.2 CEU for Electrical Contractors, HVAC License Holders, and Plumbing License Holders)
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This session provides basic procedures to identify potential health and safety hazards for persons responsible for safety and health in the workplace that lack expertise in industrial hygiene and occupational safety.  Topics include how to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control health and safety hazards in the workplace.  Other topics include the types of hazards common to the workplace and an overview of hazard monitoring methodology as well as the hierarchy of controls used to determine practical and appropriate ways to eliminate or reduce the likelihood or severity of hazards.

Wednesday, March 13

Basic Electrical Safety
(0.2 CEU for Plumbing License Holders)
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This session addresses the basic requirements related to the approval, installation, and use of electrical equipment and devices.  The presentation is built around the general industry standards established in 29 CFR 1910, Subpart S, Electrical.  Topics include 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.  The presentation includes group-based and hands-on learning activities.


Aerial Lift Safety
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

This session provides an overview of safe operating procedures for various types of aerial lifts such as scissor and boom lifts.  Topics include common hazards as well as applicable occupational safety and health standards for General Industry and Construction.

Powered Tools/Hand Tools Safety
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This session addresses the hazards and regulations associated with 29 CFR 1926, Subpart I, Hand and Portable Powered Tools and Other Hand-Held Equipment.  Topics include electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, small tools as well as explosive actuated applications.  

Thursday, March 14

Injury/Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting
(0.2 CEU for Electrical Contractors, HVAC License Holders, and Plumbing License Holders, 0.4 CEU for general public)
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This session is for persons responsible for maintaining injury and illness records in accordance with 29 CFR 1904, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.  Topics include recordkeeping regulations and guidelines, Forms 300, 301, and 301A as well as the compliance directive Kentucky OSH utilizes to evaluate your records.  A recordkeeping example workshop is part of the course, time permitting.  This course offers .4 CEU from the Eastern Kentucky University – OSHA Training Institute Education Center®.  ​​  


Trenching & Excavation
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

This session addresses 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P, Excavations. Topics include soil classification and instrumentation, shoring techniques, trench boxes, competent person, and excavation hazards.

Friday, March 15

Fall Protection
(0.2 CEU for Electrical Contractors, HVAC License Holders, and Plumbing License Holders)
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This session addresses the fall protection standards for general industry, construction, and associated industry standards. Topics include requirements to provide a fall protection system, description, and requirements for the various types of fall protection systems, training, and other requirements.

Scaffolding Safety
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

This session promotes recognition and prevention of hazards associated with scaffolds.  Topics include the use, maintenance, and inspection of various types of scaffolds.

Silica Exposure - Highlighting Manufactured Countertops
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has identified exposure to silica as a health hazard to workers. This course will cover topics that can be found in both the OSHA General Industry (1910.1053) and Construction Standards (1926.1153).  Topics include exposure monitoring, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and employee training. OSHA has issued a Hazard Alert in reference to exposure to silica in the Countertop Industry and portions of this course will emphasize how to reduce exposure in that industry. ​

​​*****  CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED *****