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Access to Medical and Exposure Records Accident Prevention Injury Illness Reporting - Worker Adult CPR/AED Aerial Lifts- Classroom
Aerial Lifts- Practical Hands-On Aerial Lifts- Train-the-Trainer

Arc Flash Asbestos Air Monitoring - Initial
Asbestos Air Monitoring - Refresher Asbestos Awareness Asbestos Building Inspector - Initial Asbestos Building Inspector - Refresher
Asbestos Management Planner - Initial Asbestos Management Planner - Refresher Asbestos Project Designer - Initial Asbestos Project Designer - Refresher
Asbestos Supervisor Contractor - Initial Asbestos Supervisor Contractor - Refresher Asbestos Worker - Initial Asbestos Worker - Refresher
Basic Health and Safety Basic RCRA for Lamps and Batteries Bloodborne Pathogens Chainsaws
Compressed Gases Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Authorized Employees Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Affected CRANES: Overhead/Gantry
Cushmans Driving Safely Electrical Safe Work Practices - Electricians Electrical Safe Work Practices - Non-Electricians
Emergency Action Plans Ergonomics Fall Protection - Competent Person Fall Protection - Worker
Fall Protection Awareness Fire Safety/Fire Extinguishers First Aid Flammable-Combustible Liquids
Gators/ATVs Hazard Communication Hazardous Materials Shipping by Ground (DOT)

Hazardous Material Shipping (IATA)

Hazardous Waste (RCRA) Hearing Protection Hot Works Hot Works: Permit Authorizing Individual (PAI)
Laboratory Safety Ladders Lead Safety
Lifting and Back Safety
Liquid Petroleum Gas Machine Guarding Medical Surveillance Methamphetamine (Meth) Lab Awareness
Mold Awareness New Employee Orientation
Permit-Required Confined Space
Permit-Required Confined Space - General Awareness
Permit-Required Confined Space - Instrumentation Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts): Formal Training (Classroom) 

Power Tools
Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts): Practical Training (Hands-On) Respirators: Mandatory Use Respirators: Voluntary Use Scaffolds

Skid Steers (Bobcats)

Slips,trips,and falls

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Standard First Aid (CPR, First Aid and AED)
Stormwater Supervisor Safety Trenching/Shoring Universal Waste
Welding

 *If training is needed that is not currently being offered in 2017, then click here to submit a training request. 

Access to Medical and Exposure Records

Upcoming training dates     Time           Location
3/3/17
10:00am
Towers, Blue room
To register click here:

This course has offerings that deal with information on how to access medical and exposure records. OSHA requires employers maintain employee medical and exposure records.  This course will give the employee information on the existence, location and availability of medical and exposure records as well as who is responsible for maintaining and providing access to those medical records. 

Objectives: Course attendees will be able to explain their rights under the OSHA access to medical and exposure records standard.

Contents:

  Target Audience:

This offering is intended for those employees who are interested in learning about the types of accidents and exposures that occur at West Virginia University and what is being done to track and prevent them.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
.25 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1020

Accident Prevention Injury Illness Reporting - Worker

This course has offerings that deal with information pertaining to accidents, how to prevent accidents from occurring, how to properly record them and how to access medical records.  Upon completion of this course, participants will understand how to find accident and medical information, how to record an accident, and steps that can be taken to prevent similar accidents.

Objective: Class participates will be able to demonstrate how to report an accident or injury within the appropriate time frame and will be able to describe common injuries occurring at WVU.

  Contents:

 Target Audience:

This offering is intended for those employees who are interested in learning about the types of accidents and exposures that occur at West Virginia University and what is being done to track and prevent them.

  Accident and Illness Reporting Instructions

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
.25 to .5 Hours
29 CFR 1904

Adult CPR/AED

This course gives information necessary to provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training. The training is conducted by representatives from the American Heart Association.  The course participants will demonstrate a practical knowledge of CPR techniques. 

Contents:

 Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who want to learn Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every two years
3 Hours
29 CFR 1910.151

Aerial Lifts-Classroom

The course participants will understand the safe operating procedures needed for using various types of aerial Lifts. Students will also understand applicable OSHA regulations.  They will know when to use personal protective equipment and fall protection.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University Employees who use aerial lifts as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
29 CFR 1926.453, 652 and 955

Aerial Lifts-Practical Hands-On

The course participants will understand the safe operating procedures needed for using various types of aerial Lifts. Students will also understand applicable OSHA  and ANSI regulations.  They will know when to use personal protective equipment and fall protection. Practical training will be provided by the Aerial Platform Lift supervisor that has completed the train-the-trainer Aerial Platform Lift course.  The training will be specific to the Aerial Platform Lift and the work setting where the Aerial Platform Lift will be operated

Contents:

The training will consist of:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University Employees who use aerial lifts as part of their job duties. 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
Various
29 CFR 1926.453, 652 and 955

Aerial Lifts- Train-the-Trainer

Train-the-trainer Aerial Platform Lift courses will be offered to all Aerial Platform Lift supervisors. Each department with Aerial Platform Lift operators must have an Aerial Platform Lift supervisor who has attended a train-the-trainer course.

  Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University Employees who are appointed by their departments to be Aerial Lift Supervisors.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
3 Hours
29 CFR 1926.453, 652 and 955

Arc Flash

This course describes the dangers associated with arc flashes and what can be done to protect the worker.  The course focuses on safe work practices and the correct personal protective equipment that must be worn.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who must work on or near exposed electrical conductors or circuit parts that are or can become energized.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years (Periodic)
2 Hours
NFPA 70E-2000

Asbestos Air Monitoring - Initial

Participants will learn the regulatory requirements and safety hazards involved in asbestos air monitoring. Participants will be able to demonstrate how to do clearance monitoring on asbestos projects. They will understand the need for personal protective equipment and know how to properly use the equipment. Participants must pass an exam in order to receive their certification.

Contents:

Target Audience:
This class is intended for employees who will use clearance air monitoring practices during asbestos abatement projects. 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
32 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Air Monitoring - Refresher

Participants will learn the regulatory requirements and safety hazards involved in asbestos air monitoring. Participants will be able to demonstrate how to do clearance monitoring on asbestos projects. They will understand the need for personal protective equipment and know how to properly use the equipment. Participants must pass an exam in order to receive their certification.

Contents:

Target Audience:
This class is intended for employees who will use clearance air monitoring practices during asbestos abatement projects.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
4 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Awareness

This course gives basic knowledge of asbestos. Participants will learn the basic safety principles necessary for working in building containing asbestos or asbestos containing materials.

  Contents:

 Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who are assigned to a work area where asbestos is present.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Building Inspector - Initial

Since EPA requires inspecting all buildings prior to renovations and demolitions and re-inspecting school buildings every three years, many different individuals may need to take this class. Detailed information concerning the many steps in the inspection process as well as the bulk sampling is included. This class includes a 4-hour demonstration inspection exercise. Past attendees have included: consultants, abatement contractors, demolition contractors, building and facility managers, school district officials, safety and environmental managers and regulatory compliance officers. Each attendee must successfully complete a 50-question multiple choice exam in order to receive certification.

Contents:

• Background information on asbestos
• Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure
• Functions, qualifications, and role of inspectors
• Legal liability and defense
• Understanding building systems
• Public, employee, building occupant relations
• Pre-inspection planning and review of previous inspections
• Inspecting for friable and nonfriable asbestos-containing material (ACM) and assessing the condition of friable ACM
• Bulk sampling and documentation of asbestos in schools
• Inspector respiratory protection and personal protective equipment
• Record keeping and writing the asbestos report
• Regulatory review, including EPA Worker Protection Rule, Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), OSHA Asbestos Construction Standard, OSHA respirator requirements, applicable state and local regulations
• Practice inspection

Target Audience:

This course is specifically designed for those individuals who will be taking bulk samples in buildings to identify ACM, compiling inspection reports and those who desire the need to understand the inspection process.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
24 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1

Asbestos Management Planner - Refresher

This half-day refresher course reviews the topics from the initial course and provides current updates and clarifications. Each student must have first pass the Building Inspector Refresher in order to be eligible for this course. The Management Planner Refresher is normally conducted in the afternoon immediately following the Inspector Refresher. Each attendee must pass a 25-questions exam in order to qualify for certification.

Contents:
• Review and discuss changes in basic considerations and procedures for locating and identifying asbestos
• Review health and legal programs associated with asbestos
• Review proper asbestos control
• Changes in federal and state regulations
• Developments in state-of-the-art procedures for asbestos
• Review of key aspects of the initial training course

Target Audience:
Anyone who will be reviewing asbestos building inspection reports and other pertinent information to determine whether an asbestos hazard exists in a building should take this course. Past attendees have included: consultants, building and facility managers, school district officials, safety and environmental managers and regulatory compliance officers.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
4 Hours
29 CFR 1910.10

Asbestos Management Planner - Initial

The management planner reviews asbestos building inspection reports and other pertinent information to determine whether an asbestos hazard exists in a building. Attending the 3-Day Building Inspector class is a prerequisite. Topics include the hazard assessment process, details of the abatement options, developing an operations & maintenance program, analytical techniques and regulatory requirements for schools. Each attendee must successfully complete a 50-question multiple choice exam in order to receive certification.
Contents:
• Role of management planner
• Evaluation/interpretation of survey results
• Hazard assessment
• Legal implications
• Evaluation and selection of control options
• Role of other professionals, including industrial hygienists, engineers, and architects
• Developing an operation and maintenance (O&M) plan
• Regulatory review focusing on the OSHA Asbestos Construction Standard, the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), and applicable state regulations
• Record keeping
• Assembling and submitting the management plan
• Financing abatement actions
• Practice in developing the management plan

Target Audience:
Anyone who will be reviewing asbestos building inspection reports and other pertinent information to determine whether an asbestos hazard exists in a building should take this course. Past attendees have included: consultants, building and facility managers, school district officials, safety and environmental managers and regulatory compliance officers.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
16 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Management Planner - Refresher

This half-day refresher course reviews the topics from the initial course and provides current updates and clarifications. Each student must have first pass the Building Inspector Refresher in order to be eligible for this course. The Management Planner Refresher is normally conducted in the afternoon immediately following the Inspector Refresher. Each attendee must pass a 25-questions exam in order to qualify for certification.

Contents:
• Review and discuss changes in basic considerations and procedures for locating and identifying asbestos
• Review health and legal programs associated with asbestos
• Review proper asbestos control
• Changes in federal and state regulations
• Developments in state-of-the-art procedures for asbestos
• Review of key aspects of the initial training course

Target Audience:
Anyone who will be reviewing asbestos building inspection reports and other pertinent information to determine whether an asbestos hazard exists in a building should take this course. Past attendees have included: consultants, building and facility managers, school district officials, safety and environmental managers and regulatory compliance officers.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
4 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Project Designer - Initial

This 3-Day course attempts to make the attendee familiar with applicable regulations, cost estimation, developing a project scope and the elements of a specification. A design exercise conducted on the third day of the course reinforces some of these issues. Past attendees have included: consultants, building and facility managers, architects, building engineers, safety and environmental managers and regulatory compliance officers. Each attendee must successfully complete a 100-question multiple choice exam in order to receive certification.

Contents:
• Background information on asbestos
• Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure
• Overview of asbestos abatement construction projects
• Safety system design specifications
• Respiratory protection and personal protective equipment
• Additional safety hazards
• Fiber aerodynamics and control
• Writing abatement specifications
• Financing abatement actions
• Designing abatement solutions
• Preparing abatement drawings
• Contract preparation and administration
• Legal liabilities and defenses
• Replacement of asbestos with substitutes
• Roles of other professionals
• Completing an abatement project
• Regulatory review

Target Audience:
Individuals that need to be able to develop contract documents such as the technical specification for asbestos abatement or want to be familiar with the process should take the project designer training course.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
24 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Project Designer - Refresher

This 1-Day refresher course reviews the topics from the initial course and provides current updates and clarifications. A thorough review of the components of a specification, insurance and bonding and the use of drawings is included. Each attendee must pass a 25-question exam in order to qualify for certification.

Contents:
• Review and discuss changes in basic considerations and procedures for locating and identifying asbestos
• Review health and legal programs associated with asbestos
• Review proper asbestos control
• Changes in federal and state regulations
• Developments in state-of-the-art procedures for asbestos
• Review of key aspects of the initial training course

Target Audience:
Individuals that need to be able to develop contract documents such as the technical specification for asbestos abatement or want to be familiar with the process should take the project designer training course.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
8 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Asbestos Supervisor Contractor - Initial

This comprehensive course provides detailed information about the asbestos abatement process including specifics on federal, state and local regulatory requirements. This 5-Day course includes two days of hands-on activities such as containment and decontamination chamber construction, glove bag removal and post removal cleanup exercise. Each attendee must successfully complete a 100-question multiple choice exam in order to receive their certification.

Contents:

Target Audience:
This course is intended for individuals supervising the asbestos abatement process. Possible attendees include: Abatement Contractors, Building and Facility Owners, Consultants, Regulatory Officials, Safety and Environmental Managers, Architects, Maintenance and Facility Managers.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
40 Hours
29 CFR 1919.1001

Asbestos Supervisor Contractor - Refresher

This 1-Day refresher course reviews the topics from the initial course and provides current updates and clarifications. The course includes detailed information on the project notification process and required documentation. Each attendee must pass a 25-question exam in order to qualify for certification.

  Contents:

 Target Audience:

This course is intended for individuals supervising the asbestos abatement process.  Possible attendees include: Abatement Contractors, Building and Facility Owners, Consultants, Regulatory Officials, Safety and Environmental Managers, Architects, Maintenance and Facility Managers.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
8 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

All individuals involved in actual asbestos abatement activities must attend this 4-Day course which includes 16-Hours of hands-on activities. The emphasis of this course is to teach the attendee how to protect himself and to conduct the abatement activities according to regulatory and specification requirements. Each attendee is given the opportunity to use abatement equipment and supplies to set-up an asbestos containment area, conduct a glove bag removal and properly conduct post-abatement clean-up activities. Each attendee must pass an exam (50 multiple choice questions) in order to receive their certification. Courses are approved by EPA.

Contents:

Target Audience:
Any person who engages in an asbestos project, but who does not engage in specific asbestos abatement related activities required to be performed by other licensed persons.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
32 Hours
29 CFR 1919.1001

Asbestos Worker - Initial

All individuals involved in actual asbestos abatement activities must attend this 4-Day course which includes 16-Hours of hands-on activities. The emphasis of this course is to teach the attendee how to protect himself and to conduct the abatement activities according to regulatory and specification requirements. Each attendee is given the opportunity to use abatement equipment and supplies to set-up an asbestos containment area, conduct a glove bag removal and properly conduct post-abatement clean-up activities. Each attendee must pass an exam (50 multiple choice questions) in order to receive their certification. Courses are approved by EPA.

Contents:

Target Audience:
Any person who engages in an asbestos project, but who does not engage in specific asbestos abatement related activities required to be performed by other licensed persons.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
32 Hours
29 CFR 1919.1001

Asbestos Worker - Refresher

Federal and State regulations require asbestos certified person to successfully complete an annual refresher course to continue eligibility for EPA/OSHA accreditation and State Licensing. This 1-day refresher course reviews the topics from the initial course and provides current updates and clarifications. A thorough review of the proper use of personal protective equipment and how to interpret exposure monitoring results is included. Each attendee must pass a 25 question exam in order to qualify for certification.

Contents:

Target Audience:
Any person who engages in an asbestos project, but who does not engage in specific asbestos abatement related activities required to be performed by other licensed persons.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
8 Hours
29 CFR 1910.1001

Basic Health and Safety

T his course offers an overview of the basic safety services provided by Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). The course will also overview several key safety topics new employees need in order to work at West Virginia University. Upon completion of the course, employees will have the knowledge to safety and productively perform their assigned job tasks.

Contents:

  • The purpose of safety training
  • Overview of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Hazard identification
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Fire safety
  • Injury/Illness information
  • Hazardous materials
  • Asbestos
  • Indoor air quality
  • Flu Awareness
  • Medical monitoring
  • Respirators
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety Training
Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
2 Hours
29 CFR 1910.various

Basic RCRA for Lamps and Batteries

This course will train WVU employees how to correctly manage waste batteries and lamps.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who periodically must change lamps and batteries. 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
.25 Hours
40 CFR 265.16

Bloodborne Pathogens

(For non-medical employees):  

This course will give the learners the necessary knowledge to work safely in areas where bloodborne pathogens may be present.  Participants will be able to identify proper personal protective equipment, clean up infectious materials and know the universal precautions that should be taken when exposed to potentially infectious materials.

Objective:  Upon completion of this class, participates will be able to explain the importance of using universal precautions and will be able to identify they types of necessary PPE.  They will also summarize the content listed below.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who could be exposed to bloodborne pathogens as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annually
Up to 1 hour initial; 15 to 30 mins refresher
29 CFR 1910.1030

Chainsaws

T he chain saw is one of the most efficient, productive and dangerous portable power tools.  This course discusses the necessary procedures and equipment needed to safety operate a chainsaw.

Contents:

Target Audience:

It is intended for West Virginia University employees who operates a chain saw as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 years
Varies
29 CFR 1910.266

Compressed Gases

Th is course describes the necessary measures and precautions that must be taken when working with compressed gases.

Contents:

• OSHA’s Compressed gas standards
• Transporting compressed gas cylinders
• Storage of compressed gas cylinders
• Labeling of compressed gas cylinders
• Handling and use of compressed gas cylinders
• Cryogenic liquids

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will potentially be working with compressed gases.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.101

Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Authorized Employees

Th is course discusses the necessary procedures used to control various types of hazardous energy when performing repairs and maintenance to machinery and equipment. Participants will understand how to identify and control hazardous energy while performing maintenance or repairs to machinery and equipment. Participants will also understand the importance of locks and tags. 

Contents:
• Overview of the OSHA regulation
• Types of hazardous energy
• Written procedures of machinery and equipment
• Duties of authorized employees
• Proper lockout/tagout procedures
• Locks and tags
• Types of lockout equipment
• Employee notification
• Multiple workers
• Contractors
• Re-energizing equipment

Target Audience:
It is intended for West Virginia University employees who either perform repairs or maintain equipment.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
2Hour
29 CFR 1910.147

Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Affected

T his course discusses the necessary procedures used to control various types of hazardous energy when performing repairs and maintenance to machinery and equipment. Participants will understand how to identify and control hazardous energy while performing maintenance or repairs to machinery and equipment. Participants will also understand the importance of locks and tags. 

Contents:
• Overview of the OSHA regulation
• Types of hazardous energy
• Written procedures of machinery and equipment
• Duties of affected employees
• Proper lockout/tagout procedures
• Locks and tags
• Employee notification
• Contractors

Target Audience:
It is intended for West Virginia University employees who are affected by the machinery and equipment being down for service.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.147

Cranes: Overhead/Gantry

T h is course gives a general overview for the operation of overhead/gantry cranes. Participants will be trained to know how to inspect, care for, and safely use cranes and other hoisting equipment. All cranes are different and may have specific operating, safety, inspection and maintenance requirements.  It is essential that manufactures operating manuals are available and crane operators are familiar with the crane they will be using.

Contents:

Target Audience:

It is intended for West Virginia University employees who uses overhead or gantry cranes as part of their job duties. 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 years
2 Hours
29 CFR 1910.179

Cushmans

This course describes safe and proper Cushman operating procedures and accident prevention skills.

Contents:

• Operator’s manual
• Differences between on-road vehicles and Cushmans
• Labels and warning
• Daily Inspections
• Starting and Driving Vehicle
• Fueling

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who operate Cushman vehicles as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 U.S.C.§ 654.5

Driving Safety

T his course will reinforce safe driving techniques and accident prevention skills.

Contents:

• Vehicle inspection
• Comfort
• Defensive driving
• Intersections
• Following distances
• Turning and passing
• Road hazards
• Weather conditions

Target Audience:
Employees who drive a state vehicle or operate a vehicle during working hours must take this course.

Drivers Safety Instructions

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 U.S.C.§ 654.5

Electrical Safe Work Practices - Electricians

This course describes the vital steps that must be taken when working with electricity. The course participants will understand and be able to demonstrate the safe work practices that must be used when working with or around electricity.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for experienced electricians who routinely work on electrical components.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2Hours
29 CFR 1910.331-335

Electrical Safe Work Practices - Non-Electricians

This course describes the vital steps that must be taken when working with electricity. The course participants will understand and be able to demonstrate the safe work practices that must be used when working with or around electricity.

Contents:

• Nature of electrical accidents
• Electrical hazard recognition
• Protective measures
• Grounding
• Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
• Safe work practices
• Cord and plug connected equipment

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who works with electrical equipment and wants to know more about electrical safety.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.331-335

Emergency Action Plans

This course provides basic information on WVU employee’s responsibilities during an emergency situation.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for all West Virginia University employees.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
.5 Hours
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38

Ergonomics

This course gives basic knowledge of ergonomic principles. The participant will understand the importance of work space design and using the correct tools for a job. The will learn basic safety information that can be used to increase productivity and decrease the risk of personal injury.

Contents:
• What is ergonomics?
• Common types of injuries
• Proper work place design
• Ergonomic tools and equipment

Target Audience:
This course is intended any West Virginia University employee who has an interest in ergonomics.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 U.S.C 654 (General Duty Clause)

Fall Protection- Competent Person

This course will give participants the information they will need in order to work safely from heights.

Contents:
• OSHA regulations
• Hazard Identification
• Written fall protection program
• Restraint systems
• Fall arrest systems
• Inspection and maintenance
• PPE

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who must work from heights in order to perform their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
6 Hours
29 CFR 1926 Subpart M

Fall Protection- Worker

This course will give participants the information they will need in order to work safely from heights.

Contents:
• Pretest
• Conventional systems – guardrails, hole covers, safety nets, personal fall arrest systems
• Hazard Identification
• WVU Fall Protection Policy
• Restraint systems
• Personal fall arrest systems
• Inspection and maintenance of personal fall arrest systems
• Roof access
• Sloped roofs
• Flat roofs
• Skylights and smoke hatches
• Markings for roofs
• Fall protection project status
• Post test

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who must work from heights in order to perform their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
29 CFR 1926 Subpart M

Fall Protection Awareness

This course will give participants an overview of OSHA’s fall protection regulations. They will understand that working from heights requires additional training and proper PPE.

Contents:
• Identify fall hazards
• Analyze fall hazards
• Preventing fall hazards
• Overview of OSHA regulations

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who have the potential to be working from heights.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1926 Subpart M

Fire Safety/Fire Extinguishers

This course shows participants how to protect themselves in the event of a fire. Participants will learn the risks associated with fire. They will also know the safe evacuation procedures that should be used when an emergency occurs. Participants will learn how to operate a fire extinguisher.

Contents:
• Basic fire safety
• The fire triangle
• How fire reacts
• Types of fires
• Sprinkler systems
• Fire extinguisher use

Target Audience:
This course is intended for all West Virginia University employees.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annually
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.157

First Aid

This course gives information necessary to provide basic first aid training. The training is conducted by representatives from the American Heart Association. The course participants will demonstrate a practical knowledge of basic first aid. 

Contents:
• Bloodborne Pathogen Overview
• Cardiac Chain of Survival
• Soft tissue injuries
• Controlling bleeding
• Burns
• Muscular-skeletal injuries
• Sudden illness
• Heat/Cold related emergencies

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who want to learn basic first aid, CPR and AED techniques.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 2 Years
3 Hours
29 CFR 1910.151

Flammable-Combustible Liquids

This course is designed to give the participants the necessary information to safely use, store and dispose of flammable or combustible liquids.

Contents:
• Regulations
• Definitions
• Flammable explosive limits
• Handling flammable and combustible liquids
• Storage of flammable and combustible liquids
• Disposal of flammable and combustible liquids

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who are assigned to work with or around flammable or combustible liquids.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.106

Gators/ATVs

This course describes safe and proper gator operating procedures and accident prevention skills.

Contents:

• Operator’s manual
• Labels and warning
• Daily inspection
• Starting and driving vehicle
• Operating on rough terrain
• Fueling
• Loading and unloading vehicle
• West Virginia Laws

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who operate gator vehicles as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
WV§17F-1-1

Hazard Communication

This course gives basic information regarding the chemicals employees will be using as part of their job duties. The course participants will be able to identify chemical labels and understand a material safety data sheet. They will know where to find the information pertaining to chemicals in the workplace and how to protect themselves from chemical hazards. 

Contents:
• The OSHA Hazard Communication standard
• Purpose and use of Safety Data Sheets
• Purpose and use of labels
• Pictograms
• Chemical characteristics
• Small spills
• Storage
• Personal protective equipment
• Protection from chemical hazards

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who are assigned to a work area where hazardous chemicals are present.

Hazard Communication and Laboratory Safety Instructions

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.1200

Hazardous Materials Shipping by Ground (DOT):

This course will give the participants the information necessary to safety transport hazardous materials by roadway. Participants will learn how to correctly mark, label and pack hazardous materials for ground shipping.  The participant will also learn to fill out shipping papers.

This course is given in conjunction with hazardous materials shipping by air.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who are responsible for shipping or receiving hazardous materials.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial and every 3 years
8 Hours
  49 CFR Parts 100-185

Hazardous Material Shipping (IATA)

This course will give the participants the information necessary to safety transport hazardous materials by air. Participants will learn how to correctly mark, label and pack hazardous materials for air shipping.  The participant will also learn to fill out shipping papers.

This course is given in conjunction with hazardous materials shipping by ground.

 Contents:

  • General awareness
  • Hazard classifications
  • Hazardous materials table
  • Shipping papers
  • Performance oriented packaging and closure
  • Markings
  • Labels
  • Placarding
  • Security awareness

Target Audience: 

This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who are responsible for shipping or receiving hazardous materials.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial and every 2 years
8 Hours
IATA – Dangerous Goods Regulations 55th edition

Hazardous Waste (RCRA)

This course gives the necessary information needed to safety dispose of hazardous materials generated at WVU.  The course participants will be able to define hazardous waste and understand how hazardous waste is to be stored before disposal.

Contents:

  • Hazardous waste regulations
  • Penalties for violating regulations
  • Definition of Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Waste Classifications
  • Waste Determinations
  • Container management
  • Labeling – Pre-transport
  • Properties of facility waste
  • Satellite Accumulation Area
  • 90 Day Storage Area
  • Reporting/Recordkeeping
  • Inspections
  • Waste minimization
  • Waste packaging
  • Communications, alarms, and evacuation routes
  • Contingency plan
  • Emergency equipment
  • Responses to fire, spills and explosions
  • Site Shutdown procedures (if applicable)
  • Spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plans
  • Universal Waste

Target Audience:

The following positions need to attend this training:

Lab Worker: A person who handles chemicals and/or unwanted material in a laboratory and may include, but is not limited to faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows, interns, researchers, technicians, supervisors/managers, and principal investigators.  A person does not need to be paid or otherwise compensated for his/her work in the laboratory to be considered a laboratory worker.  Undergraduates and graduate students in a supervised classroom setting are not laboratory workers.  A lab worker’s duties include placing waste into compatible containers, proper labeling, container management and submitting electronic hazardous waste disposal form.

Lab workers are required to complete on-line hazardous waste training annually.  The training is self-paced and takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.  This training is both the introductory and annual refresher training.

Facility Maintenance Worker: A person who handles chemicals and/or unwanted materials during the course of maintenance/construction activities and may include, but is not limited to, shop personnel, zone personnel, roads and ground workers, and PRT workers.  Duties include placing waste into compatible containers, proper labeling, container management and submitting electronic hazardous waste disposal forms. 

Facility Maintenance workers are required to attend 30 minutes of classroom training on an annual basis.  The training includes hazardous waste, universal waste, used oil and hazard communications.  Tool box training is also provided to specific work units to address special issues.  This on the job training usually lasts about 15 minutes.  An example of this type of training would be discussing proper management of universal waste lamps to the lamper unit.  Introductory training takes place on a monthly basis to all newly hired facility maintenance workers. Hazard communications and Hazardous waste are discussed in a classroom setting for approximately 20 minutes.

EHS Specialists:  This includes the Hazardous Materials Manager, Hazardous Material Specialists, Hazardous Materials Technicians, Emergency Response Coordinator, and Environmental Health and Safety Specialists.  Their duties include handling chemicals and waste during inspections, waste removal activities, lab audits, record keeping and/or spill response activities.  ESH specialists can either take the on-line hazardous waste training annually or complete an eight hour RCRA refresher training in a classroom setting.

The EHS hazardous materials staff is required to complete on-line hazardous waste training within six months of being hired.  The training is self-paced and takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.  The EHS hazardous materials staff completes an annual eight hour RCRA refresher training in a classroom setting. 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
Variable
40 CFR 265.16

Hearing Protection

This course describes the effects of noise on a person, types of hearing protection, and the purpose of audiometric testing. Upon the completion of the course, the participant will understand the necessity of wearing hearing protection in a loud environment. The learner will know how to properly care for and wear hearing protection. They will also understand the purpose for an annual audiogram.

Contents:
• Overview of the OSHA regulation
• The effects of noise on a person
• The purpose of hearing protectors
• The advantages, disadvantages and attenuation of various types of hearing protection
• Instruction of selection, fitting use and care of hearing protection
• The purpose of audiometric testing and an explanation of the test procedure

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who are exposed to an average of 85 dBA or more during their work shift.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.95

Hot Works

This course describes the necessary measures and safety precautions that must be taken when engaged in Hot Works.

Contents:

 Target Audience:

This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will be involved in hot works and their supervisor.  This includes brazing, riveting, flame cutting, cutting, grinding, soldering, welding, thawing pipes, torch applier roofing, and torch applied street symbols, cad welding, and any operation involving open flames, or heat and/or sparks.


Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.252 and NFPA 51B

Hot Works: Permit Authorizing Individual (PAI)

This course details the role and responsibilities of the Permit Authorizing Individual.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will be designated as a Permit Authorizing Individual and their supervisor.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hours
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.252 and NFPA 51B

Laboratory Safety

The laboratory safety training will give the learner the basic information needed to safety work in a laboratory setting. The participant will understand safe laboratory protocols. They will know how to read an MSDS and label chemicals properly. The learner will also know how to work safety with lab hoods and store chemicals properly. 

Contents:
• Physical and health hazards of chemicals
• Safe work practices
• Emergency procedures
• Personal protective equipment
• Detecting the presence or release of a hazardous chemical
• Hoods and ventilation
• Gas cylinder use and storage
• Labeling and signage
• Small spill cleanup
• Chemical disposal procedures

Target Audience:
It is intended for West Virginia University employees who work in a laboratory setting.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.1450

Ladders

This course will inform the learner about the basic requirements of ladder safety. Safe work practices and OSHA regulations will be discussed.

Contents:
• Types of ladders
• Ladder inspection
• Ladder set up
• Climbing and standing
• Proper ladder use
• Care and storage
• Electrical Hazards
• Fall hazards

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who use ladders as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.25 and 26

Lead Safety

This course describes the necessary measures and precautions that must be taken when working in an area where the potential for airborne lead exists.

Contents:

• OSHA’s Lead Standard and appendices
• The specific nature of the operations which could result in exposure to lead above the action level
• The purpose, proper selection, fitting, use, and limitations of respirators
• WVU Medical Monitoring Program overview
• Engineering controls
• Safe work practices
• Instructions to employees that chelating agents should not routinely be used to remove lead from their bodies and should not be used at all except under the direction of a licensed physician.

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will potentially be exposed to airborne lead.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.1025 

Lifting and Back Safety

This course gives basic knowledge of proper lifting techniques. The learner will understand basic safety information that can be used to increase productivity and reduce the risk of personal injury. 

Contents:
• Physiology of the back
• Back injury statistics
• Examples of poor lifting
• Proper lifting techniques

Target Audience:
This course is intended any West Virginia University employee who must lift or carry objects or has a concern regarding back safety.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annually
1 Hour
29 U.S.C. 654 (General Duty Clause)

Liquid Petroleum Gas

This course is designed to give the participants the necessary information to safely use, store and dispose of LP Gas.

Contents:
• Regulations
• Safe use practices
• Personal protective equipment
• Filling cylinders
• Storing cylinders
• Labeling
• Disposal

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for West Virginia University employees who use liquid petroleum gas as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.110

Machine Guarding

This course describes the different types of guards found on machinery and equipment at West Virginia University. The course participants will understand the importance of machine guards and know what to do if defective guards are found.

Contents:
• The purpose of machine guards
• General requirements
• Hazardous motions and actions
• Safety considerations
• Types of machine guards
• Reporting procedures

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who use machinery and equipment which utilize machine guards as a means of user protection.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.212

Medical Surveillance

This course describes how medical surveillance is conducted and why it is necessary.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who could be medically monitored due to exposure to a toxic substance or harmful physical agent.

 

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
.25 Hours
OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z

Methamphetamine (Meth) Lab Awareness

This course gives basic information regarding the hazards present in a meth lab as well as common ways to identify the presence of a lab.

Contents:
• What is Methamphetamine or Meth?
• Effects of Meth
• Dangers of a Meth lab
• Recognizing signs of a Meth lab

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who are interested in learning about the dangers of a meth lab and how to detect one in the vicinity.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
1 Hour
None

Mold Awareness

This course addresses questions and concerns regarding mold in the workplace.

Contents:

• What is Mold
• Common causes of moisture
• Health effects of mold
• Mold Clean-up
• Drying wet building materials and furnishings
• When to contact EHS

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who has concerns about mold in the workplace environment.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1/2 Hour
General Duty Clause of OSH Act (section 5(a)(1)) 5(a)(1)

New Employee Orientation

This course offers an overview of the basic safety services provided by Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). The course will also overview several key safety topics new employees need in order to work at West Virginia University. Upon completion of the course, employees will have the knowledge to safety and productively perform their assigned job tasks.

Contents:
• The purpose of safety training
• Overview of Environmental Health and Safety
• Lifting/Back
• PPE
• Lockout/Tagout
• Electrical
• Hazard identification
• Emergency preparedness
• Fire safety
• Injury/Illness information
• Hazardous materials
• Asbestos
• Indoor air quality
• Sanitation programs
• Medical monitoring
• Respirators
• Hearing protection
• Safety Training

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for newly hired West Virginia University Facilities and Services employees.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
7 Hours
29 CFR 1910.various

Permit-Required Confined Space

This course describes the necessary measures and precautions that must be taken when working in a permit-required confined space.

Contents:

• OSHA’s Permit-required confined space standard
• West Virginia University’s confined space policy
• Hazard recognition and control
• Communications
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Atmospheric monitoring
• Safe work practices
• Work planning and supervision
• Duties of an entrant
• Duties of the attendant
• Duties of the supervisor
• The confined space permit
• Emergency procedures
• Confined Space rescue

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will be working as an entrant, attendant or a supervisor during a permit-confined space entry. Participants will also need to attend Lockout/Tagout training prior to entry.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
29 CFR 1910.146

Permit-Required Confined Space - General Awareness

This course describes the measures and precautions that must be taken when working in areas around confined spaces.

Contents:

• Definition of a confined space
• Definition of a permit-required confined space
• History of standard
• Overview of regulation
• Responsibilities of bystanders

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will work near a confined space.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.146

Permit-Required Confined Space - Instrumentation

This course details the proper methods to use and calibrate an air monitor designed for use in a confined space.

Contents:

• OSHA’s Permit-required confined space standard
• West Virginia University’s confined space policy
• Calibration of Air Monitor
• Reading an Air Monitor Display
• Proper usage of Air Monitor
• Limitations of Air Monitor
• Charging Air Monitor

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will be using an air monitor during a permit-confined space entry.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
29 CFR 1910.146

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The course participants will know when it is necessary to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). They will also understand the limitations of the PPE. They will be able to properly don, doff, inspect and store their PPE. Many common types of PPE are examined in this course. Eye and face protection, heat protection, hand protection and foot protection are all discussed.

Contents:
• Overview of OSHA regulation
• When personal protective equipment (PPE) is necessary
• What PPE is necessary
• How to properly don, doff, adjust and wear PPE
• The limitations of PPE
• The proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of PPE

Target Audience:
This course is intended for WVU employees who will need to wear some type of general personal protective equipment.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual
1 Hour
CFR 1910.132

Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts): Formal Training (Classroom)

This course informs the learner about the safe operating procedures needed for using powered industrial trucks. Powered industrial trucks refer to fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motor or internal combustion engines.  The course participants will know safe operating procedures for powered industrial trucks.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who use any type of powered industrial truck as part of their job duties.


Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 years
1 Hours
29 CFR 1910.178

Power Tools

This course covers various types of powered tools being used at West Virginia University. Participants will learn the risks associated with using power tools. They will also know the safe operating procedures that should be used when operating power tools. 

Contents:
• The operator’s manual
• Tool safety features
• Tool inspection
• Personal protective equipment
• Safe tool use
• Basic electrical safety

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who use powered tools as part of their job activities.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
1 Hour
29 CFR 1910.242

Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts): Practical Training (Hands-On)

This course informs the learner about the safe operating procedures needed for using powered industrial trucks. Powered industrial trucks refer to fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motor or internal combustion engines. The course participants will know safe operating procedures for powered industrial trucks. Students will also be able to demonstrate safe driving techniques. 

Contents:

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who use any type of powered industrial truck as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
3 Hours
29 CFR 1910.178

Respirators: Mandatory Use

This course describes the benefits and limitations of respirators. Participants will understand why respirators are an effective method of protection against designated hazards when properly selected and worn.  Learners will understand that training, medical monitoring and fit testing are all parts of the respirator program.

Contents:

 

 

Target Audience:

This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who is required to use a respirator as part of their job duties.


Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual 1 Hours
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134

Respirators: Voluntary Use

This course provides basic information on respirators.  Appendix D of the OSHA Respiratory protection standard is covered.

Contents:

  Target Audience:

This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who voluntarily use a respirator when not required by WVU to do so.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Annual .5 Hour 
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134

Scaffolds

The scaffolding course will inform the learner about the basic requirements of scaffold safety. OSHA regulations are also discussed. The course participants will know appropriate scaffold construction methods. They will be able to ensure stable access to a scaffold and know the basic requirements of scaffold safety. 


Contents:
• Overview of the regulation
• Nature of the hazards
• Fall protection
• Electrical hazards
• Falling objects
• Types of scaffolds
• Maximum intended loads and load capacity
• Set up procedures
• Dismantling and moving the scaffold system

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who use scaffolds as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
2 Hours
29 CFR 1926.450

Skid Steers (Bobcats)

This course describes safe and proper Skid Steer operating procedures and accident prevention skills.

Contents:

• Operator’s manual
• Labels and warning
• Daily inspection
• Starting and driving vehicle
• Operating on rough terrain
• Fueling
• Loading and unloading vehicle

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who operate skid steer vehicles as part of their job duties.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
2 Hours
General Duty Clause of OSH Act (section 5(a)(1)

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Participants will learn the leading causes of slips, trips and falls and be able to identify actions that can be taken to reduce or mitigate incidents.

Objectives:  Class participants will be able to summarize the leading causes of slips, trips and falls and demonstrate steps that can prevent them from occurring.

Contents:

Target Audience:

This course is intended for all West Virginia University Employees.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic Up to 1 Hour 
29 CFR 1910 Subpart D

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures

The Environmental Protection Agency’s SPCC rule contains oil pollution prevention and control regulations that focus on the prevention of oil spills, rather than subsequent clean ups. Regulations set down procedures, methods and equipment to be used to prevent oil spills that could reach navigable waters. Participants will understand the necessary information needed to use, clean up and dispose of oil products in a safe and environmentally correct manner. 


Contents:
• Understanding SPCC regulations and WVU’s plan
• Operating procedures that prevent oil spills
• Familiarity with control measures
• Familiarity with emergency response procedures
• Awareness of emergency response routes
• Reporting and record-keeping requirements

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who are responsible for using oil products.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 3 Years
1 Hour
Title 40 Part 112

Standard First Aid (CPR, First Aid and AED)

This course gives information necessary to provide basic first aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training. The training is conducted by representatives from the American Heart Association. The course participants will demonstrate a practical knowledge of basic first aid and CPR techniques. Students will also be able to properly use an External Automated Defibrillator (AED). 


Contents:
• Bloodborne Pathogen Overview
• Cardiac Chain of Survival
• First Aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Adult/Child CPR
• Adult/Child choking
• Adult/Child AED

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who want to learn basic first aid, CPR and AED techniques.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Every 2 Years
6 Hours
29 CFR 1910.151

Stormwater

This course will educate participants on the general concepts of the WVU stormwater management program and pollution prevention.  Learners will understand the best management practices used to protect the environment from stormwater runoff.

Contents:

Target Audience:
This course is intended for all West Virginia University employees.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
WV0116025

Supervisor Safety

This course is designed to give FM supervisors basic safety information that can help increase productivity and decrease the risk of personal injury. Supervisors will learn to methods to create a safe work culture. 


Contents:
• Recordkeeping requirements
• Accident investigation
• Safety attitudes
• Emergency preparedness
• Training requirements
• PPE requirements
• Dealing with problem employees

Target Audience:
This offering is intended for Facilities Management supervisors.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Initial
2 Hours
29 CFR 1910.various

Trenching/Shoring

This course explains the dangers involved during the trenching/shoring phase of a construction project. Safety techniques are described and the OSHA regulations are examined in detail.

Contents:
• How a trench collapses
• OSHA regulations
• The competent person
• Protective systems
• Soil classification
• Sloping
• Shoring
• Trench shields
• Specialty systems
• Safe Egress
• Hazardous atmospheres

Target Audience:
This course is intended for all employees who work on or around trenching/shoring projects.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
4 Hours
29 CFR 1926.652

Universal Waste

This course will train WVU employees how to correctly handle, collect, accumulate, contain, label, and dispose of universal waste. Employees will also know how to recognize universal waste and how to clean up small spills.

Contents:
• Identifying Universal Waste
• Collecting Hazardous Waste
• Handling Universal Waste
• Containers and Labels
• Accumulation Areas
• Waste Disposal
• Emergency Procedures

Target Audience:
This course is intended for West Virginia University employees who work with universal waste.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1 Hour
40 CFR 265.16

Welding

This course describes the necessary measures and safety precautions that must be taken when engaged in welding. Both oxy-acetylene and arc welding will be discussed.

Contents:

 

Target Audience:
This course is intended for any West Virginia University employee who will be involved in welding or brazing.

Frequency Requirements     Course Length            Referenced Regulation
Periodic
1.5 Hours
29 CFR 1926.350 and 29 CFR 1926.351

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