For Immediate Release: February 16, 2010
Contact: Peggy Murray: (563) 556-5800 ext. 130
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Two Employer Training Sessions on Promoting Workplace Safety Scheduled
Dubuque, IA: Northeast Iowa Employers Council of Iowa (ECI) in partnership with Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is offering TWO training sessions in March for employers who are interested in promoting safety in their workplace. The training sessions will be led by Mike Whitmore, Compliance Assistance Specialist with the Iowa Department of Labor, Iowa Workforce Development.
Construction Trades 10 Hour OSHA Safety Training Certificate Course will be offered Tuesday, March 16, 2010 from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm with training completion on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. It will be held at NICC Town Clock Center for Professional Development, 680 Main Street, Dubuque, IA in Room 110. It will include: Introduction to OSHA Standards, Haz-Com, Working Surfaces/Falls, Stairs and ladders, Scaffolding, Fire Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Electrical, Excavations, and OSHA recordkeeping. The cost is $35.00 and includes lunch and a certificate for completion. For registration or more information, call 1-888-642-2338 ext. 380 or 563-557-8271 ext. 380.
Ergonomics OSHA Seminar 2010 will be offered on Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 8:00 am until noon at NICC Town Clock Center for Professional Development, 680 Main Street, Dubuque, IA. In Room 110. This four hour classroom training will present risk components leading to ergonomic injuries. The knowledge of this ergonomics information will enable attendees to assess and identify risk factors encountered in their daily operations, and know what actions to take to avoid ergonomic injuries. Cost is $25.00. For registration or more information, call 1-888-642-2338, ext. 380 or (563) 557-8271 ext. 380.