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

Tuesday, March 28

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.

Wage & Hour 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

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 29

Machine Guarding & Lockout/Tagout

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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 will be discussed. In addition, the course will familiarize participants with 29 CFR 1910.147 for the control of hazardous energy and Kentucky’s lockout/tagout standard, 803 KAR 2:309. It 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, and group procedures and more.


Powered Industrial Trucks

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

​This session explains the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks (PITs). Topics include the selection and use of gasoline, electric, and liquid petroleum gas PITs, battery charging, dock boards, safety provisions, traffic rules, safe operating procedures, inspection of PITs, and equipment found on PITs.  

Thursday, March 30

Injury/Illness Recordkeeping Requirements  - 0.4 CEU

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 Eastern Kentucky University – OSHA Training Institute Education Center® certification.  

Hazard Communication

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

​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 a hazard communication program, container labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), trade secrets, and employee training.

Friday, March 31

Fall Protection

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.

Trenching and Excavation

12:30 PM – 3:30 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.

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