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Workplace Safety Classes

For more information, please contact:

Donna Ludwig
Account Manager in Business Services[+]
  • Corporate and Continuing Education
phone704-216-3668
campusCBTC

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Basic Forklift Operator

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines.

Topics include how to:

  • Comply with OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck standard.
  • Moving with and without a load as well as picking up and stacking a load, taking into consideration trailers, ramps and elevators.
  • Learn safety aspects, operations, basic maintenance and OSHA compliance issues.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will know how to safely operate a sit-down forklift and will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Basic Forklift OperatorCourseMay 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213

Scheduled based on demand. Please call 704-216-3668.


Forklift Train the Trainer

This course prepares the experienced forklift operator to develop and teach a complete in-house training program.

Powered industrial trucks, or forklifts, are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, but they account for more industrial accidents than any other type of equipment. This course provides an overview of basic forklift usage and strict safety guidelines, using both classroom instruction and a hands-on session during which students will operate a forklift in an industrial setting. Topics include: pre-start inspection, load principles, setting the load, OSHA standards and requirements, design considerations, picking up and moving the load, pedestrian safety, accident files and record keeping.

Who should attend? – Employees who will be required to operate powered industrial trucks in the workplace. Participants will receive certificate for completing required basic training and demonstration of operating skills; site-specific and equipment-specific training must still be provided by employers to meet OSHA certification.

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OSHA 10-Hour General Industry

Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Excavation Safety, Scaffold Safety, Materials Handling, Crane Safety, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), & Permit-Required Confined Space Entry.

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OSHA 30-Hour General Industry

Course topics include: Introduction to OSHA, Struck and Caught Hazards, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Lead and Crystalline Silica, Asbestos, Hazard Communication, Electrical Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, Excavations, Scaffolds, Crane Safety, Heavy Equipment, Forklift Safety, Materials Handling, Permit-Required Confined Spaces, Fire Safety, Welding and Cutting, Concrete and Masonry, Steel Erection, & Ergonomics.

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24-Hour HAZWOPER Technician Training

HAZWOPER stands for “Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard.” HAZWOPER applies to five distinct groups of employers and their employees. This includes any employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances, including hazardous waste, and who are engaged in: clean-up operations; corrective actions; voluntary clean-up operations; treatment, storage, and disposal facility operations; and emergency response operations.
OSHA designed the HAZWOPER training program to help prevent incidents and promote job specific safety awareness during hazardous waste operations. If your work involves the handling, manipulation or even moderate to close proximity to any dangerous materials, chances are you will need it.

Scheduled based on demand. Please call 704-216-3668.


HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher

This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed, or potentially exposed, to hazardous substances or health hazards. You must take the 8-hour course once every 12 months to maintain your HAZWOPER Certification.
This course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites.

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ISO 14001 Overview

A review of all of the ISO 14001 requirements to introduce employees to the environmental standard or provide internal auditor training. The course reviews environmental policy, aspects identification and determining significance objectives, targets and programs, operational controls, identification of legal and other requirements, internal audit, corrective action and management review. Who should attend? This course is appropriate for individuals leading their companies to ISO 14001 registration, management representatives, environmental managers, engineers, and EMS internal auditors.

Registration Information

There is no registration fee for this course for employees of qualifying companies.  For more information, contact Donna Ludwig.

Scheduled based on demand. Please call 704-216-3668.


Looking for a class not listed here?

Please use the Class Offering Interest form to suggest a class you would like to take, or call Donna Ludwig @ 704-216-3668.