OSHA & Safety Training


OSHA & Safety Training    

Customized Classes

OSHAKishwaukee College Business Development offers a variety of health and safety training and OSHA compliance topics. Our staff will work with your business to provide instructors, materials, and other components that will meet and exceed your high standards.

Jeff ClarkOne of our popular safety course trainers is Jeff Clark. Jeff has over 20 years of experience as a safety and health instructor.  He has developed, written, and delivered myriad customized programs meeting OSHA requirements and standards and he employs innovative, hands-on training techniques designed for the adult learner.

Some of the most popular safety classes are 10-Hour OSHA, Electrical Safety - ARC Flash, DOT Hazmat and Forklift Operation Safety. Classes are available at Kishwaukee College or can be delivered at your location.

Open Enrollment Classes

Forklift Operation Safety Train-the-Trainer

OSHA defines a powered industrial truck as a “mobile, power propelled truck used to carry, push lift, stack, or tier material.” Manual operated pallet movers, earth moving and agricultural equipment is not covered by this regulation. This additional class will review the Powered Industrial Truck Training Standard and include the requirements for an in-house training program.

This program will cover the classroom requirements for forklift operations including inspection and material handling. Also included is training for employees receiving or shipping hazardous materials DOT 49 CFR hazardous materials table, packaging of materials, shipping papers and other documentation. This class will end with demonstrations on the cleanup of minor chemical spills of battery acid, oils and fuels used in powered industrial trucks.

Dates Time Location Instructor Cost Course code
October 9, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College A-1221 Jeff Clark $149 OSHA 404 3001



The Department of Transportation requires training for employees receiving or shipping hazardous materials. This training includes new changes in the 49 CFR hazardous materials table, packaging of materials, shipping papers and other documentation, and recognizing potential hazardous conditions when receiving packages. Participants are encouraged to bring list of products they ship or receive and samples of shipping papers. Review of the Emergency Response Guidebook will also be included.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Course Code
October 9, 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm Kishwaukee College-A-1221 Jeff Clark $149 TBD


10 Hour General Industry Training

This is the perfect class for someone new in the field of safety and health. Participants learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Primary topics include the inspection and citation process, working and walking surfaces, emergency plans and exit routes, the new GHS material safety data sheets and labeling, electrical safety, and machine guarding and updated changes to the illness and injury recordkeeping. This course can be customized to meet participants’ needs.

REQUIREMENT: Class participants must present a Photo ID to earn the OSHA 10 Hour General Industry card upon completion of this class.

Dates Time Location Instructor Cost Course code
November 20 & 21, 2019 8:00am-3:30pm/8:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $299 OSHA 405 3002


Electrical Safety (ARC Flash) Related Work Practices

This course is directed to qualified persons working on or near electrical energized equipment and the risk of the possibility of electrical shock. This training will include the topics of: OSHA Subpart S Electrical standard, NFPA's 70E Arc Flashrequirements for PPE, Lock Out 29 CFR 1910.147 and required Annual Inspections.  This course is recommended for any persons working with or responsible for persons working with electrical over 50 volts (facility managers and plant managers).

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Course Code
TBD 9am-12pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $149 TBD


RCRA-Storage and Shipping of Hazardous Waste and Recycle Materials

In compliance with U.S. EPA regulations, this Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) training is for individuals who deal with or manage hazardous waste. RCRA training be provided for these employees at the start of their job and on an annual basis. This includes supervisors, hazardous waste generators, environmental compliance professionals, hazardous waste specialists, etc. Large Quantity Generators must ensure that their employees complete training within six months of becoming RCRA personnel and annually thereafter.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Course Code
TBD 8:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College-A 1222 Jeff Clark $149 TBD


Aerial-Forklift Operation Safety and Train-the-Trainer Training

This program will cover the classroom requirements of the Powered Elevated Work Platforms. The proper use of scissor and boom lifts under 29 CFR1910.66 and ANSI A92.6. Responsibilities for employer, employees, operators, leaser and leasees will be discussed. Fall protection requirements will also be included in this program. This program will not cover forklift style person platforms.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Course Code
TBD 9:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $149 TBD



Contact Information

Melissa Gallagher
Coordinator, Short-Term Training and Continuing Education