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Barton Community College - Grandview Plaza Campus
100 Continental Drive
Grandview, Plaza KS 66441
(785) 238-8550 

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Available Courses

OSHA 500 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry 
OSHA 500 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry 

Completion of this course allows the student to become an OSHA Authorized trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program and will be approved to conduct both 10- and 30-hour Construction Industry Outreach classes. Students must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. 

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OSHA 501 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 
OSHA 501 – Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 

Completion of this course allows the student to become an OSHA Authorized trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program and will be approved to conduct both 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach classes. Students must prepare a presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.  

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OSHA 502 – Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers 
OSHA 502 – Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers 

This course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed OSHA 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry and are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. The course provides an update on OSHA Construction Standards, policies, and regulations.  

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OSHA 503 – Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers 
OSHA 503 – Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers 

This course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed course 501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. The course provides an update on OSHA General Industry Standards, policies, and regulations.  

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OSHA 510 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry 
OSHA 510 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry 

This course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in the construction industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA Construction Standards, construction safety and health principles, and special emphasis on those areas in construction which are most hazardous. 

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OSHA 511 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 
OSHA 511 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry 

This course covers OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in general industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA General Industry Standards, general industry principles and special emphasis on those areas in general industry which are most hazardous.  

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OSHA 521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene 
OSHA 521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene 

This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. 

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OSHA 2015 – Hazardous Materials 
OSHA 2015 – Hazardous Materials 

This course covers OSHA General Industry Standards and other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to the use of hazardous materials. Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids.  

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OSHA 2045 – Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards 
OSHA 2045 – Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards 

This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safeguards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safeguards.  

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OSHA 2225 – Respiratory Protection 
OSHA 2225 – Respiratory Protection 

This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs, and medical evaluation requirements.  

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OSHA 2255 – Principles of Ergonomics 
OSHA 2255 – Principles of Ergonomics 

This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care.  

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OSHA 2264 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry 
OSHA 2264 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry 

This course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development.  

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OSHA 2455 - Safety and Health Management
OSHA 2455 - Safety and Health Management

This course covers safety and health management responsibilities. Participants will be able to implement a workplace Safety and Health Management Program (SHMP) according to ISHA's Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs and related guidance. This course covers the fundamentals, recordkeeping requirements, and how to assess a workplace SHMP.

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OSHA 3015 – Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics 
OSHA 3015 – Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics 

This course covers the OSHA Excavation Standard and safety and health aspects of excavation and trenching. Course topics include practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations, introduction of various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic), soil classification, and use of protective systems. 

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OSHA 3085 – Principles of Scaffolding
OSHA 3085 – Principles of Scaffolding

This course covers the requirements for safe construction and use of scaffolding using OSHA’s construction scaffold standards as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding.

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OSHA 3095 – Electrical Standards 
OSHA 3095 – Electrical Standards 

This course covers OSHA Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Course topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures and applicable portions of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Students will participate in workshops on the safe and correct use of electrical testing equipment.  

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OSHA 3115 – Fall Protection 
OSHA 3115 – Fall Protection 

This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an overview of fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA Standards and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program.  

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OSHA 5600 – Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course 
OSHA 5600 – Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course 

This course prepares experienced Outreach Training Program trainers to present OSHA #7600 Disaster Site Worker Course, intended for second responders (those arriving hours or days after the event). Course topics include the National Response Framework, the Incident Command System, disaster work zone safety, respiratory protection, communication issues, applying elements of successful adult training programs, and knowledge, skills, and attitudes to awareness training about safety and health standards at natural and human-made disaster sites. Students are provided the opportunity to practice knowledge and skills through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations. 

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OSHA 5602 – Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course 
OSHA 5602 – Update for Disaster Site Worker Trainer Course 

This course is intended to update the authorized Disaster Site Worker trainer with new technical and regulatory information related to disaster response and the role of OSHA in coordinating occupational safety and health in the National Response Framework. 

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OSHA 7000 – OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling 
OSHA 7000 – OSHA Training Guidelines for Safe Patient Handling 

This course covers OSHA ergonomic guidelines for safe patient handling and methods to protect workers in all health care settings. Using OSHA’s Ergonomics Guidelines for Nursing Homes as a basis for any healthcare facility, this course focuses on analyzing and identifying ergonomic hazards and practical solutions to address these issues.  

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OSHA 7005 – Warehousing and Storage 
OSHA 7005 – Warehousing and Storage 

This course covers the hazards and injuries likely to occur in public warehousing and storage operations, including encounters with powered industrial trucks, material handling, lifting and ergonomics, hazard communication, walking and working surfaces, and life safety including fire protection and evacuation. This course is intended for warehouse workers, supervisors, and employers responsible for developing safe work practices and procedures in a warehouse setting.  

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OSHA 7100 – Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding 
OSHA 7100 – Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding 

This course covers the process to identify, select and properly safeguard machinery to protect employees and others in the work area and deliver appropriate training in safe work practices. Course topics include types of machinery requiring guarding, point of operation, emergency eyewash/shower requirements, hazard communication, OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards violations, and corrective actions.  

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OSHA 7105 – Evacuation and Emergency Planning 
OSHA 7105 – Evacuation and Emergency Planning 

This course covers OSHA requirements for emergency action and fire protection plans. Course topics include purpose and requirements of emergency action and fire prevention plans, elements of emergency evacuation plans, and features of design and maintenance of emergency exit routes. Students will participate in workshops pertaining to the development of emergency action plans.  

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OSHA 7115 – Lockout/Tagout 
OSHA 7115 – Lockout/Tagout 

This course covers the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program, or lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) for the protection of workers while performing servicing and maintenance activities on machinery and equipment.  

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OSHA 7200 – Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities 
OSHA 7200 – Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities 

This course covers the development and implementation of Exposure Control Plans (ECP) for healthcare facilities. The target audience is the program administrator, manager, or other personnel designated with the responsibility of developing a Bloodborne Pathogens ECP for a healthcare facility. Course topics include understanding the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, determining potential exposure and methods of control, developing an ECP, vaccinations, exposure incidents, training, and record keeping.  

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OSHA 7205 – Health Hazard Awareness 
OSHA 7205 – Health Hazard Awareness 

This course covers common health hazards that are encountered in the workplace. These health hazards include exposure to chemicals, asbestos, silica, and lead. Course topics include identification and evaluation of health hazards and their sources of exposure, health hazard information, and engineering and work practice controls. 

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OSHA 7215 – Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industries 
OSHA 7215 – Silica in Construction, Maritime, and General Industries 

This course covers the development and implementation of controls and strategies to prevent or mitigate silica exposures in construction, maritime, and general industries. Course topics include describing the requirements of OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica standards and recognizing the hazards and risks, assessment options, and exposure control measures associated with silica exposure. 

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OSHA 7300 – Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard 
OSHA 7300 – Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard 

This course covers the requirements of the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Space Standard. Course topics include safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry, and the evaluation, prevention, and abatement of these hazards. The course covers OSHA requirements; it does not feature workshops (instrumentation, control methods and testing) which are included in the OSHA 2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry.  

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OSHA 7405 – Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry 
OSHA 7405 – Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry 

This course covers the identification, evaluation, prevention and control of fall hazards in the construction industry. The course focuses on falls to a lower level rather than falls to the same level resulting from slips and falls. 

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OSHA 7410 – Managing Excavation Hazards 
OSHA 7410 – Managing Excavation Hazards 

This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the employer to educate and assign a competent person to excavation sites. Course topics include understanding and application of definitions relating to the OSHA Excavation Standard, excavation hazards and control measures, soil analysis techniques, protective system requirements, and emergency response. 

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OSHA 7415 - Construction Industry Hazards and Prevention Strategies
OSHA 7415 - Construction Industry Hazards and Prevention Strategies

This course provides federal and public sector employees with pertinent information regarding OSHA requirements and guidelines applicable to construction industry activities and operations.

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OSHA 7500 – Introduction to Safety and Health Management 
OSHA 7500 – Introduction to Safety and Health Management 

This course covers the effective implementation of a company’s safety and health management system. The course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system and those central issues that are critical to each element’s proper management. 

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OSHA 7505 – Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation 
OSHA 7505 – Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation 

This course covers an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes accident analysis techniques. The target audience is the employer, manager, employee or employee representative who is involved in conducting accident and/or near-miss investigations.  

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OSHA 7510 – Introduction to OSHA for Small Business 
OSHA 7510 – Introduction to OSHA for Small Business 

This course covers an introduction to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA) and the OSH Act for owners and managers of small businesses. Course topics include an introduction to OSHA, OSHA Standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety and health program, worker training requirements and assistance available to small businesses. 

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OSHA 7845 – Recordkeeping Rule Seminar 
OSHA 7845 – Recordkeeping Rule Seminar 

This course covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Topics covered include identification of OSHA requirements for recordkeeping, posting and reporting and to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, OSHA Form 300 A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report. 

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RMSM 6010 - Safety, Health and Environmental Risk Principles
RMSM 6010 - Safety, Health and Environmental Risk Principles

This course provides students whose careers have focused on particular segments of risk management a more global picture of risk identification and control. The course will use breakout sessions to work on risk management problems, class discussion and instructor resources. The course will provide an overview of risk management and its application for companies, identifying the cost of risk, and prioritizing, managing, and controlling risk.

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EHSM 6036 - Intro to Environmental Compliance & Management
EHSM 6036 - Intro to Environmental Compliance & Management

This course provides a comprehensive overview of EPA and other environmental regulations and guidelines. Subject areas included in this course are EPA history, specific regulations regarding surface water, air, drinking water, pollution prevention, hazardous waste, Superfund, and Community Right-To-Know.

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