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OSHA course begins Monday at college

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – McHenry County College is accepting registrations for the OSHA 30-Hour in General Industry that meets from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, April 22, 24, 29, and May 1 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry.

Facilitated by OSHA-certified Accident Prevention Corp., the OSHA 30-Hour course provides detailed coverage of OSHA’s general industry standards, requirements and an employer’s responsibility to provide employees a safe and healthful workplace.

According to osha.gov, every year, nearly five million workers experience an occupational injury or illness on the job. More than half of these injuries and illnesses are severe enough to cause the worker to spend time away from work. OSHA, along with safety and health professionals around the nation, is working with employers and employees to move toward zero injuries and illnesses in U.S. workplaces.

This course is suited for safety and health personnel, supervisors and those with safety and health responsibilities. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a course certificate and an OSHA general industry 30-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor. The course fee is $379, which includes materials. Participants can register by calling 815-455-8588.

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