Belmont College

Safety Training for Business and Industry Offered at Belmont College

OSHA, mine safety, oil & gas industry safety training courses offered through the Belmont College Workforce Development and Community Education Department.

Belmont College is pleased to share this press release from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO).

St. Clairsville, OH (September 4, 2013) – The Workforce Development and Community Education Department at Belmont College will be offering several industry safety training courses. These courses will include hands on safety training in the following areas: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety, and SafeLand Basic Safety Orientation training for the oil and gas industry.

All courses will be held at the Belmont College Main Campus location in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

The OSHA construction industry training program is intended to provide entry level construction workers with general awareness of recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. The training courses will be offered on NOvember 15 and 16 from 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-hour construction outreach DOL (Department of Labor) card.

Further safety courses that will be offered are specific to the mining industry. Students who complete will receive four hours of college credit for each course, and after successful completion, earn federal certification.

  • Introduction to Mining will be held from October 12 through November 13 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00-10:00 p.m. This course will provide general orientation to the coal mining industry, including mining technology, methods, machines and chain of command. Miners’ rights and responsibilities will be addressed, as well as descriptions of various local, state and federal agencies.
  • Mine Law and Safety will be held from November 14 through December 9 with classes meeting on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Any student who wishes to participate in this class must first successfully complete the Introduction to Mining course. Students will receive information about the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1977, Title 30, Code of Federal Regulations.

Also offered is a two-day SafeLand Basic Safety Orientation training course for the oil and gas industry. Classes will be held on November 8 from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and November 9 from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Participants will receive a photo ID SafeLand card, first aid, and CPR cards.

In addition to these publicly scheduled trainings, Belmont College can provide any of these safety courses as customized training for business and industry. Customized training can be delivered at the College or at the business location.

For more information about the OSHA, Mine Safety, SafeLand safety training courses, customized training, or to register, please contact the Workforce Development and Community Education Office at 740.699.3869.

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Workforce Development & Community Education
Belmont College
120 Fox-Shannon Place
St Clairsville, OH 43950

Phone: (740) 699-3869
Fax: (740) 699-3047