Northeast State sets 4-day work safety course

Published 8:42am Friday, August 22, 2014

Safety on the job will be the focus of a course offered next week at Northeast State.
The Workforce Solutions department at Northeast State Community College will present an official OSHA 30-hour General Industry course on safety and healthy work practices Aug. 26-29.
OSHA safety training programs provide training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint.
The course is designed for any professional responsible for employee on-the-job safety and healthy work practices.
This course provides participants with four days of information on current topics in occupational safety and health as enforced by the U.S. and state Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Course completion cards will be awarded from the OSHA National Training Institute to each student completing the course. Attendance at all four classes is required to receive the card.
The course will meet Aug. 26 to 29. Course hours are: Aug. 26, 27 and 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Aug. 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class will be held on the college’s main campus at Blountville.
The course fee is $399 including books and all study materials. This course is offered in conjunction with Tennessee OSHA.
For reservations, contact Diana Harrison at 354-5520 or dlharrison@NortheastState.edu.

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