GNTC To Offer Workplace Safety And OSHA Compliance Training

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Georgia Northwestern Technical College will offer two Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance training opportunities with a lunchtime discussion on Friday, April 25, and a seminar on Thursday, May 1, at the Gordon County Campus.

A Workplace Safety and OSHA Compliance “Lunch and Meet the Instructor,” will be held on Friday, April 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center, Room 4122-B, on the Gordon County Campus. Cost for the lunch is $10, and food will be provided by Firehouse Subs.

Patty Hart and Bob Helms, OSHA Authorized Instructors at GNTC, will discuss the “General Industry Outreach Training Program” and other topics.

The program will cover recent changes in OSHA standards, including the National Fire Protection Agency 70E – Electrical Safety and Globally Harmonized System – Hazard Communications Standards, and will cover how to insure that an organization is in compliance.

“This training will make employees familiar with these compliance changes and help make the workplace safer,” said Mr. Helms.

The seminar “OSHA Compliance – New Workplace Safety Rules,” will be held on Thursday, May 1, at the Gordon County Campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost of the seminar is $89, which includes lunch. The room number will be announced at a later date.

The topics for the seminar are “Globally Harmonized System Training” and “NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training.”

GHS training is aimed at supervisors, managers, or chemical specialist that are responsible for OSHA or Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System health and safety in the workplace. The training will help supervisors and managers to understand the changes in the new OSHA standards implemented in the past few years and how it effects employee training.

NFPA 70E arc flash training will provide participants with a basic understanding of NFPA 70E and the management of arc flash potential and other electrical hazards. The training will help participants develop options for compliance and learn methods for evaluating a facility for electrical hazards.

For more information, contact GNTC’s Office of Economic Development on the Floyd County Campus at (706) 295-6957. Registration forms can be submitted via email to phart@gntc.edu or jpowell@gntc.edu.




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