October 22-23, 2019
Kentucky Dam Village
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
:30 AM – 11:30 AM Electrical Safety 8
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 and 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. The course Involves group-based and hands-on learning activities, including flexible cord marking designation.
Hazard Recognition 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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 will have a greater understanding of the importance of frequent workplace walkthroughs. Safety topics will include emergency exits, fire extinguishers, electrical hazards, machine guarding, ladders and much more. Health topics will 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.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Injury Illness Recordkeeping (with OTI/EKU earned CEU’s) 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
This course is designed for the person who maintains injury and illness records including the forms 300, 301, and 300A. The regulations and guidelines for recordkeeping will be discussed, as well as the compliance directive Kentucky OSH Compliance officers use to evaluate records. A recordkeeping example workshop will be part of the course, time permitting.
Bloodborne Pathogens 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
This course covers requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1030 and the measures which must be implemented to protect employees from the hazards of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials containing bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus, (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Topics of discussion include applicable definitions; infection control; engineering and work practice controls, including universal precautions, personal protective equipment, and housekeeping; medical evaluations; warning signs and labels; and training of employees.