March 15, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
OSHA safety and fall hazard awareness training offered at Shawnee State
Two courses on safety awareness using OSHA standards are
being offered at Shawnee State University.
course on Fall Hazard Awareness focuses on slips, trips,
falls and falls from heights in the workplace. This course
is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 18 at SSU’s
University Center, Room 214. Participants are introduced to
OSHA and ANSI standards and the daily practices involved
with preventing slips, trips, falls, as well as the focus on
fall arrest equipment, fall protection systems and rescue
equipment. The cost is $195 with .5 CEUs credit awarded.
course is the OSHA 10-hour Construction Industry Safety
Awareness Training Course. Topics covered are fall
protection, excavation, scaffolding, lifts, electric and
is intended to provide entry level construction workers
general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a
construction site. The training covers a variety of
construction safety and health hazards that a worker may
encounter at a construction site.
recommends this training as an orientation to occupational
safety and health. Workers must received additional training
on hazards specific to their job. Training emphasizes hazard
identification, avoidance, control and prevention and OSHA
is $139 ($99 for Southern Ohio Safety Council members).
Instructional materials and lunch are included. The course
is from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day on Wednesday, March 31
and Thursday, April 1 at the Scioto County Welcome Center,
342 Second Street, Portsmouth. Tim Roberts is the
or for more information, contact SSU University Outreach
Services at (740) 351-3281 or toll free at (866) 672-8778.