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
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,
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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