Gateway Workforce Solutions Division to Provide Training on New OSHA Regulations

The Workforce Solutions Division of Gateway Community and Technical College will offer separate 10-hour and 30-hour training courses this fall to help employers understand and comply with expanded regulations announced earlier this year by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

The training includes information on a variety of OSHA requirements, including ergonomics, and also reviews the penalties involved for failure to comply with regulations designed to protect worker health and safety.

The 10-hour general industry training course is aimed at entry-level workers and designed to help them recognize and prevent hazards. This course costs $150 per participant and is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 23.

The 30-hour course is a comprehensive safety program intended for safety directors, foremen or field supervisors. The cost is $450 per participant. Training is conducted from at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Oct. 25 to Oct. 29. The registration deadline for the 30-hour course is Oct. 18.

Both courses will be conducted at the Classroom and Training Building at Gateways Boone Campus, 500 Technology Way, Florence, Ky. To register, contact Regina Schadler, 859-442-1170, or regina.schadler@kctcs.edu.