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.
MSHA Part 46 New Miner Course
Designed for new miners who need to satisfy their 8-hour training requirement before beginning mining work under MSHA Part 46 training requirements, this course satisfies 8 of the 24 hours of mandatory new miner training. Because the course is 8 hours in length, students need to satisfy the remaining 16 hours of training requirements with onsite, mine-specific training as specified by their employers.
MSHA Part 46 Refresher Course
Designed for current mine workers who have already completed an 8-hour Part 46 MSHA New Miner training course plus the mandatory 16 hours of employer-specified training, this 8-hour MSHA Refresher Course provides further instruction on MSHA regulations and requirements.
OSHA 10 Hour General 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. Learn how nine major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) can be implemented in the workplace. Topics include common violations; inspections, citations and penalties; walking and working surfaces; means of egress and fire protection; hazardous materials; material handling; electrical safety; and machine guarding. This course is taught by an OSHA-authorized instructor. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive an OSHA course completion card. Workers can receive additional training on hazards specific to their job. 10 hours of mandatory and optional topics will be covered.
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Safety 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.