Environmental Health & Safety
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Training

Upcoming Training:

Please call Holly Niehoff 783-2584 or email h.niehoff@moreheadstate.edu for upcoming training needs. 

Blackboard Online Training:

Online health and safety training is now available on blackboard. To access online training, log into blackboard with your MSU user ID and password. If you are not already enrolled, click on the courses tab at the top of the screen. Go to course catalog and type "OSHA" into the search box. Once you have found the correct course, click on the action button next to the course and click "Enroll". Follow the directions on the home page to access the course materials and tests.

Please call Holly Niehoff at 3-2584 for any questions or problems with the online courses or to sign up for upcoming training. 

Other Online Training:

KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET - Safety On-Demand Classes

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This is module one of a series covering OSHA’s Electrical Safety Related Work Practices for electrical equipment and devices. The first module takes a look at the hazards of electricity ending with a discussion of the intricacies of an arc blast event. Duration 11:24 minutes

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This module looks at the basic OSHA requirements surrounding the approval, installation, and use of electrical equipment and devices. Topics looked at include a discussion of both OSHA and industry standards and commonly cited approval and installation violations. Duration 16:00 minutes

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Module One of the "Safety Before You Start" excavation online safety classes. Module One discusses the potential hazards associated with excavation and trenching and reviews the required actions to be completed before beginning to dig. Duration 11:51 minutes

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Module Two of the "Safety Before You Start" series of excavation safety online classes. This module discusses the requirements for choosing proper sloping and safety systems prior to beginning an excavation. Duration 18:58 minutes

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This course is not based on excavation standards. It follows the requirements set forth for emergency preparadness and was designed by a 25 year veteran of the fire service involved in many trench incident responses. Duration 5:41 minutes

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During this course, you will learn a brief history of fire as well as fire protection – then and now; the properties of the fire triangle and the fire tetrahedron; the definitions of an incipient stage fire and a free burning fire; and the different classes of fire. Duration 11:46 minutes

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During this course, we will cover what a fire prevention plan is, what it should contain, and when one should be developed and implemented. We will discuss fire brigades, as well as fire extinguishers, standpipe and hose, sprinkler systems, fixed extinguishing systems, fire detection systems, and employee alarm systems. Duration 22:15 minutes

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This module covers forklift-related fatalities and injuries statistics, the major parts of a powered industrial truck, including some of the potential hazards and possible solutions associated with each part and the classes of commonly-used powered industrial trucks (P.I.T.) Duration 21:16 minutes

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This program is intended for employers within the Commonwealth of Kentucky that need to train their employees on the regulations and standards pertaining to powered industrial trucks.This module covers the requirements of a forklift training program. Duration 12:32 minutes

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This module is a basic overview of the different types mechanical power presses. The intent of this overview section is to help you to better understand how to identify a mechanical power press from other machines and identify the different types of mechanical power presses. Duration 17:30 minutes

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This part 2 module focuses on the 2 general requirements in paragraph (a) and the requirements for full revolution power presses in paragraph (b) of the 1910.217 standard. Duration 12:58 minutes

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This module is a continuation of the paragraph (b) standards and will cover the numbers 7 through 14 requirements that focus mostly on part revolution power presses. Duration 18:13 minutes

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This module covers the 1926 Subpart M standards and details fall trigger heights, general fall protection guidelines, basic fall protection measures and training requirements. Duration 16:00 minutes

KENTUCKY LABOR CABINET - Health On-Demand Classes

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This course is intended for employers who have employees that are likely to be exposed to blood and/or other potentially infectious bodily fluids. Duration 21:10 minutes

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This is a short overview of the requirements for commonly cited devices in the workplace. This class covers the information from the ANSI and Kentucky standards. Duration 9:29 minutes

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This course is intended for employers that need to train their employees on the basics of the revised HAZCOM standard and GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals). Duration 17:33 minutes

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This course provides basic information to identify potential health hazards for those persons responsible for safety and health in the workplace that lack expertise in the industrial hygiene field. Topics of discussion include the difference in typical safety hazards and health hazards, defining terms used in industrial hygiene to describe how a chemical effects the body, the different types of health hazards, and the characteristics of some these hazards as they can be found in the workplace. Duration 20:35 minutes

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This course will inform the reader about the hazards associated with lead and OSHAs lead standard for general industry 1910.1025. Lead overexposure is one of the most common overexposures found in industry and is a leading cause of workplace illness. Duration 18:55 minutes

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This course is intended for employers within the Commonwealth of Kentucky that need to train their workers on the basics of personal protective equipment, also commonly referred to as PPE. Duration 25:06 minutes

 
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In PPE module 2 we will discuss some different types of PPE commonly used in the
workplace and how they can protect employees from potential safety and health
hazards. This course will also show a variety of injuries that can occur as the 
result of not wearing PPE and cover the specific requirements for the personal 
protective equipment devices listed under the Subpart I PPE standard.
Duration 29:35 minutes