NSU to offer set of OSHA Training Courses

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a set of OSHA Safety Training Courses in April. The classes will be held on South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus.

A 10-hour course for those in the construction industry will be on April 6 – 7 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. A 10-hour class for those in general industry will be on April 8 – 9.

A 30-hour course for those in the construction industry will be on April 13 – 17 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. A 10-hour class for those in general industry will be on April 20 – 24.

The 10-hour course is for entry-level workers. The cost is $150. The 30-hour class is intended for supervisors and workers with higher safety responsibility. The cost is $495.

General industry safety training targets employees in general industry including plants, manufacturing, retail establishments, health care facilities, schools, colleges, institutions and military installations. Construction industry safety training targets employees from construction sites including new, renovation and demolition work.

The courses provide training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The program also offers information on worker’s rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint.

For more information, call (318) 357-5682, (800) 376-2422 or go to ece.nsula.edu/non-credit.

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