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Online Safety Management for Supervisors Course
Our online Safety Management for Supervisors course is not your typical online training — it provides class discussions and individualized progress reports, while maintaining the flexibility of Web-based learning. Developed in the online Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, the course is user-friendly, interactive, and instructor-led! It includes access to course materials, chat rooms, quizzes, surveys and additional resources. Successful completion results in 1.2 CEUs and the Safety Management for Supervisors Certificate. PLUS if you have 100 or more employees the curriculum can be customized to your organization. Over 400 supervisors trained since 2010! Contact Gina Hoffman at gina.hoffman@minnesotasafetycouncil.org for details.

Right-to-Know Train-the-Trainer PLUS, May 25
Do you know which standard was most frequently cited by Minnesota OSHA in 2010? You guessed it — employee right-to-know training, by nearly 55% above the next-highest cited standard! Update your training program with our Right-to-Know Train-the-Trainer PLUS workshop on May 25th. It's a smart and cost-effective solution, without taking up a lot of your time. Get a DVD program and the training to implement it — all for just the cost of the program! J.J. Keller's Hazard Communication: Regulation and Risk includes a program DVD, an instructor's guide, 11 employee handbooks, and an awareness poster for your facility. Just $328 for members. For more information or to register by phone, contact Steve at 651-228-7326/800-444-9150 or steve.rauh@minnesotasafetycouncil.org.

Free Webinar: Ergonomics in a Manufacturing Environment, June 14, noon - 1:00 p.m.
Did you know that back strains are the leading injury in the workplace? Looking to prevent sprains, strains and other repetitive motion type injuries? Learn how an innovative ergonomic program can reduce rates of musculoskeletal disorders, reduce associated absenteeism, turnover, and lost time, save workers' compensation costs, and improve productivity and product quality in your manufacturing setting. Offered free to Minnesota Safety Council members through a partnership with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
Presenters: Richard Higgins, Corporate Environmental/Safety Manager, Hutchinson Technology
Incorporated; Bonnie Lunzer, Safety Director, Parsons Electric

National Expert, Electrifying Savings! Electrical Safe Work Practices Training, June 14-15
Take advantage of a special opportunity for discounts on the June 14-15 Electrical Safe Work Practices Training. OSHA, NFPA 70E and the National Electrical Code require training on electrical safe work practices. Our instructor Art Hawes is the expert when it comes to electrical safety. Formerly with the OSHA Training Institute in Chicago and now based in Colorado, Art developed the federal OSHA Electrical Safety Training course. This two-day course will be taught from the 2008 NEC and NFPA 70E 2009 edition. Come learn from the best! Register one person at member price and an unlimited number of additional employees receive a discount of $40 per person. More information is available on our Web site or contact Carol Wicks at 651-228-7319/800-444-9150; carol.wicks@minnesotasafetycouncil.org.

The following courses are available at our facility in St. Paul between now and September 1 or we can customize training for your employees and bring it to your facility. For a complete list of our training options, see www.minnesotasafetycouncil.org/courses.

May
16-19 Safety Training Methods
17 CPR/AED-Only Course
19 First Aid/CPR/AED Employee Training, Hands-on
23-24 10-Hour OSHA General Industry Safety & Health Training
25 JUST ADDED! Fall Protection: Competent Person

June
2 Accident/Incident Investigation & Job Hazard Analysis
7 CPR/AED-Only Course
8-10 First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Development Training
8 Safety Committees
14 Recordkeeping: Beyond the Basics
16 Forklift Train-the-Trainer
16 First Aid/CPR/AED Employee Training, Hands-on
20-23 OSHA 500 Basic Instructor Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for the Construction Industry
22 Lockout/Tagout Workshop
28-30 OSHA 502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

July
14 Electrical Safety in the Workplace: NFPA 70E
21 Forklift Train-the-Trainer

August
11-12 10-Hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Training
18 Confined Space Entry Workshop
24 AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction) Workshop
25 Accident/Incident Investigation and Job Hazard Analysis

Conference
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