Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Workplace Health and Safety Training

The Center for Professional Development has partnered with industry experts at Mac Safety Consultants to offer a wide range of classes for technical and manufacturing professionals to expand your foundation of workplace safety knowledge.

All courses will be held at our West Hills Center located in Oakdale, PA.


Register Today

 

  1. Select a course from the class schedule. View the course descriptions here.
  2. Print and complete the registration form.
  3. Acquire your manager's signature for approval if needed.
  4. Fax the completed registration form directly to CCAC at 412.788.4047.

For questions and assistance with the registration process, please contact Chris Ferrara at 412.788.7366 or Mark Mervos at 412.788.7365.

 


 

Workplace Health and Safety Course Descriptions

CPR/First Aid
Each student will receive a successful completion card that is good for 2 years for First Aid/CPR/AED. Topics include: Action at an Emergency, Finding Out What's Wrong, CPR, Automated External Defibrillators, Cardiovascular Emergences, Bleeding and Wounds, Shock, Burns, Head and Spinal Injuries, Poisoning, Bites and Stings, Heat and Cold Emergencies, Rescuing and Moving Victims. Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency. Current information on Injuries and Illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format. Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills. Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provides a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.

8-Hour Hazwoper Refresher
This course meets the requirements for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. 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. The course is comprised of topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, site characterization, toxicology, hazard recognition, personal protective equipment, decontamination, medical surveillance, confined space entry and emergency procedures. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion. This annual HAZWOPER refresher training is required for individuals having a role at a HAZWOPER site. Annual HAZWOPER refresher training is required for individuals in order to maintain their certification. This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health.

24-Hour Hazwoper Refresher
This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place. This training is required for individuals who plan to work in an area that is defined as a HAZWOPER Work Site. Twenty-four hour training is designed for workers who are on site only occasionally for a specific limited task (such as, but not limited to, groundwater monitoring and land or geophysical surveying) and who are unlikely to be exposed to chemicals at levels that exceed permissible and/or published exposure limits. The course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for personal protection and safety when working with or around sites that contain hazardous materials and/or waste.

Hydrogen-Sulfide Awareness
This course is for students who may be exposed to the highly toxic gas Hydrogen Sulfide at the workplace. Training on the subject of Hydrogen Sulfide, or H2S, is essential for all oil and gas workers who could be exposed to H2S during the course of their work activities. Keep in mind that while this course provides information on the hazards of the gas, as well as ways to prevent and respond to exposure, you may require additional training in the use of company specific protective equipment and procedures. Training in equipment use and procedures should be provided by your employer and specific to your worksite.

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry
The 10-Hour General Industry Outreach training program is intended to provide an entry level worker in healthcare, manufacturing and warehouse distribution a general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. OSHA 10-hour general industry training teaches safety awareness and helps each worker recognize and reduce the risks of jobsite hazards. This OSHA hazard recognition course covers general industry hazards not specific to those working construction-only jobs and is intended as an orientation to OSHA standards. Workers taking general industry OSHA courses usually have jobs related to health care, factory, warehouse, manufacturing, storage and more.

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry
OSHA 30-hour training is a great method used to train workers and supervisors on hazard recognition and OSHA safety standards. 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. This training is intended as a comprehensive look at OSHA standards for employers and employees. OSHA recommends workplace safety training for a safe and healthful work environment. Our training covers specific OSHA regulations and requirements not specific to those working construction-only jobs. Workers taking general industry OSHA courses usually have jobs related to health care, factory, warehouse, manufacturing, storage and more. The 30 Hour General Industry Outreach Program is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in but not limited to Health Care, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Distribution and Retail and specifically devised for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 30-Hour General Industry Department of Labor wallet card.

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