Course: EHS Essentials

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Course Details:

EHS Essentials

Date(s): Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Instructor: HRP Associates

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

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Description: 

The Council of Industry offers this course to provide frontline supervisors with Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) essentials applicable at most manufacturing operations. This core course reviews safety and environmental regulations which all managers should understand to better monitor and manage facility risk, hazards, and environmental and safety obligations.  The one-day session reviews the following critical path EHS topics:

  • Accident reporting and associated record-keeping
  • Global harmonization and SDS availability
  • Basic Personal Protective Equipment: feet, ears, eyes, breathing, and associated medical monitoring
  • Industrial hygiene including chemical sampling, exposure thresholds, dosimeter studies (noise), and ergonomics
  • Forklift awareness and training
  • Fire prevention plans, facility safety plans, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), emergency planning
  • Machine and electrical safety/Lock-out-Tag-out (LOTO)
  • Confined space and Elevated work (fall protection/scaffold)
  • Chemical management & waste storage, chemical and petroleum tanks, and the role of environmental permits 

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