OSHA Compliance & Workplace Safety
The National Safety Education Center (NSEC) is one of 26 OSHA Training Institute Education Centers (OTIECs) in the nation. These education centers are a national network of non-profit organizations authorized by OSHA to deliver occupational safety and health training to public and private sector workers, supervisors and employers. Nicolet Area Technical College is not an OTI Education Center, but serves as a host training organization for National Safety Education Center.
OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry
Workers are provided with general awareness about recognizing and preventing hazards commonly found in the workplace. OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health. This course covers construction safety, health principles and OSHA policies, procedures and construction industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on the most hazardous areas using OSHA standards as a guide. This course is taught by an OSHA authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA certifying completion of the course. Workers can receive additional training on hazards specific to their job. 10 hours of mandatory and optional topics will be covered.
Students wishing to enroll in the OSHA 10 hour course must be enrolled in their high school Department of Workforce Development - Youth Apprenticeship Program .
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Safety Classroom Course
This course is designed for personnel who will work with powered industrial trucks (PIT) (i.e. forklift) used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack, or tier materials. It will better familiarize the worker with the potential health and safety concerns associated with powered industrial trucks. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to: specify the purpose of the Powered Industrial Truck standard (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178), define the operator training requirements for powered industrial trucks, distinguish several types of powered industrial trucks, recognize some general engineering principles associated with powered industrial truck safety, distinguish potential occupational health and safety concerns associated with the use and maintenance of powered industrial trucks, describe safe loading and unloading methods, identify general inspection and maintenance procedures.