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OSHA

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.)

BTC – 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.)

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 81704​      Mon. Aug. 24      8 a.m. – Noon​​      CSRT


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 50398​      Fri.​ July 17​         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 50399      Thurs. July 2​      1-3 p.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 50400     Thurs.​July 2​      3-4 p.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 81705​      Mon.​ Aug. 24​     1- 5 p.m.​​      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.

BTC location for all courses below:

CRN 50401​      Thurs. May 28     Noon-4 p.m.​​
CRN 50402     Wed. June 24     8 a.m. – Noon
CRN 50403     Wed. June 24​     1 – 5 p.m. ​
CRN 50404     Thurs. July 23     8 a.m. – Noon​​
CRN 81706     Wed. Aug. 11     Noon – 4 p.m.
CRN 81707     Wed. Aug. 11​     5 – 9 .m. ​

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 50405     ​ Thurs. July 23        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 50406​      Thurs. July 23        1-2 p.m. ​​      ​BTC

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 50407​      Wed.​May 27     ​ 8 a.m.-5 p.m.​ ​   MIPL​
CRN 50408     Fri. June 26​        8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​     MIPL​
CRN 50409​      Mon. July 20          8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL
CRN 81708​      Mon. Aug. 10      8 a.m.-5 p.m.​​      MIPL

Industrial Chemical 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 50410​      Fri.​July 24​         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 81709     Tues. Aug. 25​    Noon – 2 p.m.​​      MIPL

OSHA 10-HR General Industry Training $170*
Participants will learn how nine major 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. This course is taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA verifying 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
CRN 50411      Tues-Thurs.   July 14-16      5:30 – 9 p.m.    MIPL

OSHA 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        Mon.-Thurs.  May 4-7          8 a.m. – 4:30 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 81710​      Tues. Aug. 25​      2-4 p.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 50413     Thurs. June 25​       1-4 p.m.​​     MIPL
CRN 81711​      Wed. Aug. 12​      8- 11 a.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 50414​      Fri. May 29      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 50415​      Fri. May 29      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 50416​      Thurs. June 25​      1- 4 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 50417​      Fri. May 29      ​ 10 a.m.-Noon​      MIPL

*Tuition Fee classes.