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GEORGIA TECH-SAVANNAH RETURNS TO IN-PERSON OSHA CLASSES FROM JUNE 2021


LFPR - May 5, 2021 - 0 comments

SAVANNAH, GA. – May 5, 2021 – Georgia Tech-Savannah is set to return to hosting in-person Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) courses on campus at 210 Technology Dr. Savannah. These courses are scheduled to take place from June – October 2021 and focus on important OSHA principles and applications for people working in maritime, construction and general industry.

The growth of Savannah’s economy which has fueled employment in distribution centers and warehouses, the expansion of the GA Port of Savannah, and the ongoing military presence in our region has greatly increased the need for occupational safety and health training. The convenience of the campus’ location close to Interstate 95, Pooler and Savannah Hilton Head airport and within easy reach of the port and Garden City, is an additional benefit.

As one of only four OSHA Training Institute Education Centers, Georgia Tech-Savannah offers training for the construction and general industries from Savannah to South Carolina, northern Florida, and beyond. The courses are designed to provide participants with the skills needed to help companies reduce accidents, save money, lower worker’s compensation premiums, and increase promotion opportunities and make a positive impact in the workplace.

In addition, all these courses are applicable to one of Georgia Tech’s certificates in occupational safety and health. The following courses are scheduled:

    • OSHA 5410: Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry
      June 7-11, 2021
    • OSHA 500: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry
      August 17-20, 2021
    • OSHA 501: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry
      August 17-20, 2021
    • OSHA 521: OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
      August 24-27, 2021
    • OSHA 3115: Fall Protection
      September 21-24, 2021
    • EST 7000: Scaffolding Safety
      October 18, 2021
    • OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
      October 19-21, 2021

    “We are very excited to return to offering a full curriculum of our stellar safety and health trainings on campus,” said Diane Lee, Executive Director of the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus. “These in-person classes will allow us to serve businesses in the Coastal region and beyond who want to provide their employees with hands-on instruction. We are proud to offer high-quality programming to support businesses and their employees.”

    For more information or to register for one of the OSHA courses, please visit www.pe.gatech.edu/savannah/courses.

    For more information on the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, visit www.pe.gatech.edu/savannah.

    ABOUT GEORGIA TECH SAVANNAH:

    Georgia Tech-Savannah provides educational experiences for learners of all ages. Our multitude of learning platforms are tailored to meet the needs of a diverse population, from working professionals pursuing career development and those seeking specific certifications to children eager to explore and discover. Georgia Tech-Savannah’s professional education, training and military programs encourages participants to challenge themselves and meet goals by sharpening existing skills and picking up valuable new ones. We’re proud to bring cutting-edge technology, applied research capabilities and innovation to the Coastal Empire, where our campus also serves as a home for various Georgia Tech affiliates, institutes, and centers. To learn more, visit us at pe.gatech.edu/savannah.

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