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August 20-24, 2018
Kentucky Dam Village
Convention Center
Gilbertsville, KY


Monday, August 20, 2018

Class 1

Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This course discusses the obligation to provide a safe and health 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 (KYSAFE).

Class 2

Injury Illness Recordkeeping (with OTI/EKU earned CEU’s) 12:30 PM - 4:30 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.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Class 3

Silica  8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
This session will cover OSHA’s Final Rule for Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica that was published on March 25, 2016.  The new rule covers specifics for General Industry and Construction including: the history of silica, the new Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) vs. the previous PEL formula, exposure assessment, regulated areas, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, medical surveillance, recordkeeping and compliance dates for General Industry and Construction.  Engineering and work practice controls for Table 1 in construction will be included.  This course will help employers understand the new requirements of the new Silica Rule.

Class 4

Permit Required Confined Space 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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.

Wednesday August 22, 2018

Class 5

Hazard Communication 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
This course explains the requirements related to an employee's "right-to-know" about the hazards of chemicals to which he/she is exposed 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.

Class 6

Bloodborne Pathogens  1:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Thursday, August 23, 2017

Class 7

Commercial Fall Protection Part 1 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Part 1 of the Fall Protection course will cover recent changes in the OSHA Federal and State Fall Protection standards for general industry and construction including the new and proposed changes to the ANSI Fall Protection Standards System. Topics include the requirements to provide a fall protection system, the description and requirements for the various types of fall protection systems, training, and associated requirements.

Class 8

Commercial Fall Protection Part 2 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Part 2 of the Fall Protection course will provide hands on training in Fall Protection Systems and include the care, use, inspections, cleaning, storage and certification of the components of Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS) and Fall Restraint Systems as well as Retractable Life Lines, Lanyards and anchorages. Students should be prepared to don and doff harnesses, ladder belts and attached devices such as retractable lanyards and lanyards. Attendees are encouraged to bring gloves rated for rigging and climbing to use while handling devices. There is no climbing in the class.

Friday, August 24, 2017

Class 9

Wage and Hour 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
This session provides an overview of Kentucky wage and hour laws, such as minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, illegal deductions and payment of wages.