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Black Hawk College and Eastern Iowa Community College District have joined together to provide a wide range of OSHA classes to the Quad Cities area.

MIPL​Mississippi Plaza Building
​Environmental & Energy Center
​201 North Harrison St., Suite 101
​Davenport, IA (Parking 2 blocks south on street or parking garage.)

Blong ​Scott Community College
​Blong Technology Center
​8500 Hillandale Rd., Davenport, IA

CSRT​Center for Safety and Rescue Training
​8228 N. Fairmont, Davenport, IA
​(The old Wacky Waters location.)

J. Morgan is the instructor for all classes.

10-HR Construction Industry Training​$170*
This course will cover construction safety and health principles and OSHA policies, procedures, and construction industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on the most hazardous areas using OSHA standards as a guide. This course is taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA verifying their completion of the course.

CRN 11637​
Mon.​Mar. 2​    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.​   MIPL
​​Tues.​Mar. 3​    8-10:30 a.m.​​          MIPL

CRN 11638​
M-W​ Apr. 6-8​    5:30-9 p.m.​​    MIPL

10-HR General Industry Training​$170*​
This course will cover construction safety and health principles and OSHA policies, procedures, and construction industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on the most hazardous areas using OSHA standards as a guide. This course is taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA verifying their completion of the course.

CRN 11639​
Mon.​May 4​    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.​    MIPL
​Tues.​May 5​    8-10:30 a.m.​​           MIPL

30-HR Construction Industry Training​$530*
This four-day course is an in-depth presentation of the OSHA construction regulations and their implementation at job sites. Topics include OSHA standards; recordkeeping; safety, health and environmental controls; fire prevention; personal protective equipment; hand and power tools; scaffolding; and excavations. This course is taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA verifying their completion of the course.
CRN 11640​      M-Thr.​Mar. 2-5​      8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.​      MIPL

30-HR General Industry Training​$530*
This course is a more in-depth version of the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Outreach Training course. Participants will learn how the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) can be implemented in the workplace. Topics include common violations, inspections, citations and penalties, walking and working surfaces, means of egress and fire protection, hazardous materials, material handling, electrical safety, and machine guarding. Participants will learn to locate and read standards and understand how to identify specific safety and health issues. This course will be taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA verifying their completion of the course.
CRN 11641​      M-Thr.​May 4-7​      8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.​      MIPL

Accident Investigation (4 HR)​​$85​
Proactive safety – the aggressive pursuit of zero accidents – relies not only on knowledge of safe work principles and practices, but also on a positive attitude toward safety among all employees and managers. Topics include hazard recognition and classification; ergonomic hazards; accident investigation; performing safety audits; personal responsibility for safe work practices; and developing a positive attitude toward safety, which results in a readiness to respond effectively when a dangerous situation arises. A Safety Audit checklist will be provided to participants.

CRN 11609​      Mon.​Apr. 6​      8 a.m.-Noon​​      MIPL

Aerial Lift (2 HR)​​$40​
This course provides basic training on the safe operation of various types of aerial lifts such as man lifts, bucket trucks, boom lifts, articulating arm lifts, scissor lifts, and similar equipment. The course covers types of accidents involving aerial lifts, basic safe operating requirements for all types of aerial lifts, fall protection requirements, special requirements for boom type lifts and scissor lifts, and training requirements.

CRN 11610​      Wed.​Jan. 28​      10 a.m.-Noon​      MIPL

Confined Space Awareness (2 HR)​$40
This course covers classroom instruction including hazards, monitoring, and permit systems entry and exit procedures. Regulations specific for supervisors, attendants, and entrants will be addressed. Entry equipment, ventilation equipment, retrieval systems, and monitoring equipment will be introduced to all participants.

CRN 11611​      Wed.​Jan. 28     ​ 3-5 p.m.​      ​MIPL

Confined Space E & R (4 HR)​​$85​
This course is a combination of hands-on training and classroom instruction covering hazards, monitoring, permit systems entry and exit procedures, and non-entry rescue techniques. This training provides regulations specific for supervisors, attendants, and entrants. Entry equipment, ventilation equipment, retrieval systems, and monitoring equipment will be used by all participants.

CRN 11612​      Wed.​Apr. 8​      1-5 p.m.​​      CSRT

Developing Safety & Health Program (4 HR)​$85​
The keys to an effective safety and health program include an on-site safety committee and a thorough job hazard analysis. Participants will learn a step-by-step procedure for forming and managing an effective safety committee. Other topics include program development, planning and conducting meetings, job hazard analysis, accident investigation, and recordkeeping and reporting requirements. This course is designed for safety and health professionals, managers, team leaders, and others responsible for developing workplace safety and health programs.

CRN 11613     ​ Mon.​Apr. 6​      1-5 p.m.​​      MIPL

DOT Hazardous Materials (8 HR)​$135*​
This course serves as the required training and refresher for shippers and handlers of hazardous materials. Topics include using a hazardous materials table, shipping papers, and preparation of packages for shippers and handlers. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and problems for class discussion.

CRN 11614​      Fri.​Jan. 23​         8 a.m.-5 p.m.​      MIPL
CRN 11615​      Wed.​Apr. 29​      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL

Drug and Alcohol Awareness (2 HR)​$40​
The purpose of Iowa’s drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) is to enhance worker safety by creating workplaces that are free of drugs and substance abuse. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). A private sector employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training to begin, and a minimum of one hour annual update training. This training meets the initial two hour training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol or other drugs to the employee assistance program or to the resource file maintained by the employer pursuant to paragraph “c”, subparagraph (2) of the Iowa Code. This course satisfies the requirements for supervisor training.

CRN 11616​      Tues.​Mar. 24​      8-10 a.m.​      ​MIPL

Drug and Alcohol Refresher (1 HR)​$30​
The purpose of Iowa’s drug testing law (Iowa Code Section 730.5, paragraph 9.h. and Administrative Code Section 640) is to enhance worker safety by creating workplaces that are free of drugs and substance abuse. One tool available to private sector employers is drug testing (inclusive of alcohol testing). A private sector employer who chooses to use this tool must attend a minimum of two hours of initial training to begin, and a minimum of one hour annual update training. This training meets the one hour annual refresher training requirement and includes information concerning the recognition of evidence of employee alcohol and other drug abuse, the documentation and corroboration of alcohol and drug abuse, and the referral of employees who abuse alcohol or other drugs to the employee assistance program.

CRN 11617​      Tues.​Mar. 24​      10-11 a.m.​​      MIPL

Electrical Safety (4 HR)​​$85​
This course is an introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association recommendations (NFPA), and OSHA’s Electrical Standards related to employee safety. Also included are the effects of electricity on the human body and personal protective equipment. This course is designed to enhance safety awareness for anyone who works with or around electrical equipment.

CRN 11618​      Wed.​Apr. 8​      8 a.m.-Noon​​      CSRT

Forklift Operators Training (Driving) (4 HR)​$85​
This course is designed to meet the training requirements for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.178. Training topics include mechanics, inspection, and maintenance of forklifts; ANSI driving procedures; lift operation; and special operating rules. This course includes a driving module that allows participants to operate a forklift.

CRN 11619​      Tues.​Mar. 31​     Noon-4 p.m.​​     BTC
CRN 11620​     Tues.​Mar. 31​     5-9 p.m.​​             BTC
CRN 11621​      Mon.​Apr. 27​     8 a.m.-Noon​ ​     BTC

Forklift Safety (2 HR) ​$40
This course will cover mechanics, inspection, and maintenance of forklifts; ANSI driving procedures; special operating rules; stacking and tiering; and refueling procedures. The course meets training requirements for OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178. Driving is not included.​​​

CRN 11622     ​ Thurs.​Jan. 22​      8-10 a.m.    ​​MIPL
CRN 11623     ​ Mon.​Apr. 27​         2-4 p.m. ​​    BTC

Forklift Supervisor (1 HR)​​$30​
In this one-hour class, the supervisor will learn the training requirements pertaining to various types of Powered Industrial Trucks, requirements when there is an employee incident or accident, and how to conduct driving skill audits. * Prerequisite: Forklift Safety

CRN 11625​      Thurs.​Jan. 22​      10-11a.m. ​​    MIPL
CRN 11626​      Mon.​Apr. 27​        1-2 p.m. ​​      ​BTC

HAZWOPER (40 HR)​​$595*​
OSHA regulations under 29 CFR 1910.120 requires 40 hours of safety training for hazardous wastesite workers and supervisors involved in activities that expose or potentially expose them to hazardous substances and health hazards above permissible levels. This hands-on course covers all regulations.

CRN 11627​      M-F​ Apr. 20 – 24​      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​      CSRT

HAZWOPER Refresher (8 HR)​​$135*​
This course is the annual refresher to the 40-Hour Hazardous Wastesite Worker course (29 CFR 1910.120). It fulfills the requirement for both workers and supervisors.

CRN 11628​      Tues.​Jan. 20     ​ 8 a.m.-5 p.m.​ ​   MIPL​
CRN 11629​      Mon.​Feb. 9​        8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​     MIPL​
CRN 11630​      Fri.​Mar. 6​          8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL
CRN 11631​      Thurs.​Apr. 9​      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL

Industrial Spill (24 HR)​​$350*​
This course provides training for industrial hazmat and spill response teams, and industrial emergency response personnel as outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q). Hands-on exercises in full protective equipment are conducted.

CRN 11632      ​W-F​ Mar. 25-27​      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      CSRT

Industrial Spill Refresher (8 HR)​$135*​
This course is the annual refresher to the Industrial Chemical Spill Response course. The session provides training for industrial hazardous materials and spill response teams, and industrial emergency response personnel as outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q). Hands-on exercises in full protective equipment are conducted. Fulfills the requirement for both technicians and operations level personnel.

CRN 11634​      Wed.​Jan. 21​      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​ ​     MIPL
CRN 11635​      Fri.​Apr. 10​         8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL

Machine Guarding Safety (2 HR)​$40​
Machine guarding is one of the most violated OSHA standards. This course emphasizes the consequences of removing or disabling guards; guard classifications and how they work, including enclosure, interlocking and disabling guards; and an overview of lockout/tagout requirements.

CRN 11636​      Thurs.​Feb. 5​      2-4 p.m.​​      MIPL

OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (2 HR)​$40​
OSHA’s Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) Standard 29 CFR 1910.147 requires employment to establish a program for energy control procedures. Topics include requirements of the Control of Hazardous Energy standard, physical locks and tags, safe lockout procedures, and training requirements. Assistance with developing a written Hazardous Energy Control Plan is given.

CRN 11642​      Thurs.​Feb. 5​      Noon-2 p.m.​​      MIPL

OSHA Fall Protection (2 HR)​​$40​
Topics will include OSHA requirements under 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M, housekeeping, floor and wall openings, stairways and stairway railings, ladders and scaffolds, fall arrest systems and limitations of safety equipment, controlled access zones, and fall protection plans.

CRN 11643​      Wed.​Jan. 28​      8-10 a.m.​​      MIPL

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (3 HR)​$75​
OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200 requires employers to develop a Written Hazard Communication Program for their employees and to inform and train them. This course provides an overview of the standard, Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) collection and retention, proper storage procedures, labeling and placarding systems, employee training, and documentation.
CRN 11644​      Wed.​Feb. 11​       1-4 p.m.​​     MIPL
CRN 11645​      Tues.​Apr. 28​      1-4 p.m.​​​     MIPL

OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements (3 HR)​$75​
OSHA regulations require all employers to document employee training and to keep records of employee injuries and illnesses. Topics are the revised standard for Occupational Injury & Illness documentation, Material Safety Data Sheets, training documentation, and OSHA posters and other required postings. Record location, retention, and maintenance will also be covered. Participants will receive and learn how to use a self-audit checklist. This class is for human resource managers, safety managers, and those responsible for OSHA compliance.

CRN 11646​      Mon.​Mar. 23​      1-4 p.m.​​      MIPL

Personal Protective Equipment (3 HR)​$75​
Selection and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is an important aspect of job safety. Topics include hazard assessment, types of protection such as safety glasses and respirators, training requirements, and PPE written programs. OSHA’s recently adopted Fall Protection Standard is also discussed.

CRN 11647     ​ Fri.​May 8​      1-4 p.m.​ ​     MIPL

Planning for Workplace Emergencies (2 HR)​$40​
Workplace emergencies can happen at any time and we should prepare for them. It is hard to think clearly during an emergency and it is essential to plan your response. This training module will provide you with a basic understanding of managing workplace emergencies and establishing an incident management system to effectively and safely respond to emergency and disaster situations.

CRN 11648​      Mon.​Mar. 23​      8-10 a.m.​​      MIPL

Principles of Ergonomics (4 HR)​$85​
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to prevent musculoskeletal disorders. Topics include physiology; anthropometry; video display terminals; and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting. Job hazard analysis and design of work stations and equipment will be key features of this program. Employer responsibility under General Duty 5(a)(1) or the proposed Ergonomic Standard will be discussed.

CRN 11649​      Fri.​May 8​      8 a.m.-Noon     ​​ MIPL

RCRA Awareness (3 HR)​​$75​
This RCRA compliance course is designed for large and small quantity generators and may satisfy both initial and annual refresher training requirements as specified in 40 CFR 265.16. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requires that facility personnel be trained to “perform their duties in a way that ensures the facility’s compliance” with hazardous waste regulations. This course includes a regulatory overview; how to identify RCRA solid wastes, managing hazardous waste containers, waste storage requirements, manifest preparation and recordkeeping, and worker protection.

CRN 11650​      Wed.​Feb. 11​      9 a.m.-Noon     ​​ MIPL

Walking & Working Surfaces (2 HR)​$40​
Slips, trips, and falls are the top contributor to injuries in general industry. These incidents are responsible for 15% of all accidental deaths (second only to automobile accidents). Topics in this course will include OSHA requirements under 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D, housekeeping, floor and wall openings, stairways and stairway railings, ladders and scaffolds, controlled access zones, and an overview of fall arrest systems and the limitations of this equipment.

CRN 11651​      Wed.​Jan. 28​      1-3 p.m.​ ​     MIPL

When OSHA Calls (2 HR)​​$40​
When the OSHA inspector arrives, an employer has certain rights and responsibilities. Learn what you as an employer can do to be prepared for an inspection, what the inspection involves, how to respond to questions, what records need to be readily available, what the most common citations are and how they are connected, and what you can do if OSHA issues a citation.

CRN 11652​      Mon.​Mar. 23      ​ 10 a.m.-Noon​      MIPL

*Tuition Fee classes.