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TOSHA Offers Safety and Health Professionals a Variety of Training Courses

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 | 08:27am


NASHVILLE – Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration has 45 upcoming training seminars at several locations throughout the state geared towards safety and health professionals in various industries. The courses will be offered through Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, University of Tennessee, Northeast State Community College, Volunteer State Community College, Columbia State Community College, Tennessee Association of Utility Districts, and Walters State Community College.

"Training and education are crucial in preventing workplace hazards,” said Sandra Bennett, TOSHA Training Manager. “TOSHA has excellent trainers who know the requirements of the TOSHA standards and regulations and can help you apply them in your facility.”

The seminars are open to anyone who is interested in attending. Courses range from one-half of a day to four days and pricing is from $20.00 to $475.00. There are several different classes being offered including Basic Safety, 30-Hour General Industry, OSHA 300 Log Recordkeeping, and Combustible Dust. The courses will be taught by TOSHA safety and health professionals who will help train employers/employees to avoid potential workplace hazards.

During the 2012-2013 fiscal year TOSHA had 313 training sessions with more than 8,000 attendees. Throughout the past decade TOSHA has trained nearly 100,000 people in 4,000 training sessions.

“The key to prevention is knowledge,” said Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips. “TOSHA is doing everything it can to provide employees and employers with the knowledge they need to promote workplace safety and health.”

For a complete list of the scheduled seminars and registration numbers please go to For any further questions please contact TOSHA’s training division at (615) 741-5726.



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