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

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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 Eventbrite Class code
March 19, 2020 9:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College A-1222 Jeff Clark $149 kcceforkliftsafety.eventbrite.com

Be a Safety Trainer class

This course will cover how to develop and deliver safety training through the use of videos, presentations, computer-based resources and handouts.  Participants should bring a laptop and flash drive to class. No refunds after March 18, 2020.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Eventbrite Class Code
March 19, 2020 1:00pm-4:00pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $149 kccesafetytrainer.eventbrite.com

Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices training

This course is directed to qualified and unqualified persons working on or near electrically energized equipment where there is a possibility of electrical shock.  This training is required on an annual basis and covers: OSHA Subpart S Electrical standard and NFPA’s 70E Arc Flash requirements including required personal protective equipment, the development of energy control procedures (Lock Out 29 CFR 1910.147) and required annual inspection. No refunds after April 20, 2020.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Eventbrite Class Code
April 21, 2020 9am-12pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $149 kcceelectricalsafety.eventbrite.com

10 Hour Construction Industry Training for Non-Construction Workers

This class is designed for maintenance employees, supervisors and safety personnel who may oversee contractors or construction projects.  Participants will learn the basic provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in the Construction Industry. Topics include; the multi-employer citation process, how to conduct worksite inspections, working and walking surfaces including ladders and scaffolds, hazardous materials, fall protection, electrical safety, and material handling. Participants will earn the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry certification card upon completion of the class.  No refunds after January 29, 2020.

Dates Time Location Instructor Cost Eventbrite Class code
TBD 8:00am-4:00pm/8:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College-A1222 Jeff Clark $299 TBD

DOT HAZ MAT Training

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 Eventbrite Class Code
TBD 9:00am-12:00pm Kishwaukee College-A-1222 Jeff Clark $149 TBD

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) training

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) sets regulations for generators and handlers of waste generated in the United States.  Based on the authority granted by the RCRA Subtite C, the EPA developed regulations for cradle-to-grave management of hazardous waste.  Persons who produce hazardous waste must receive this training.  No refunds after February 10, 2020.

Date Time Location Instructor Cost Eventbrite Class Code
TBD 1:00pm- 4:00pm Kishwaukee College-A 1222 Jeff Clark $149 TBD



Contact Information

Melissa Gallagher
Coordinator, Short-Term Training and Continuing Education