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COTC to offer OSHA Training for General Industry

NEWARK, Ohio, March 2, 2016 – Registration is open for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) 30 Training for General Industry. The course is being presented by the Workforce Development Innovation Center (WDIC) at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC). The course is scheduled to take place March 21-25, on the Newark campus of COTC/OSU in Hopewell Hall, Rm 55 on the following days/times: 

  • Monday, March 21:   8 - 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 22:   8 a.m. - noon    
  • Wednesday, March 23:   8 - 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.   
  • Thursday, March 24:   8 - 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - p.m.
  • Friday, March 25:   ​8 - 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

OSHA recommends workplace safety training for a safe and healthful work environment. This training covers specific OSHA regulations and requirements specific to those working in construction, health care, factory, warehouse, manufacturing, storage and more.

OSHA 30 training is an effective method used to train workers and supervisors on hazard recognition and OSHA safety standards. OSHA 30 Training covers: Hazard Communication, Fire Prevention & Protection, Machine Guarding, Flammable & Combustible Liquids, Material Handling & Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, Blood-borne Pathogens, Welding, and Cutting & Brazing.

"Our training covers specific OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to the general industry, and teaches safety awareness to help each worker recognize and reduce the risks of jobsite hazards," explains Vicki Maple, Director of the WDIC. "This interactive, hazard recognition training is intended to provide a comprehensive look at OSHA standards for employers and employees, and it includes real life case studies."

Pre-registration is required, and the registration deadline is March 11, 2016. Individual and corporate rates are $195 per participant or $175 per participant if sending a group of five or more.

For more details or to register, contact: Vicki Maple, phone 740.364.9565, email VMaple@COTC.edu. Registration is also online at www.COTC.edu/WDIC.      

Central Ohio Technical College opened in 1971 and is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2016. COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs, as well as encouraging the professional development of students, staff, faculty and administrators to assist them in achieving their maximum potential.  COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.