MIOHSA Training Institute Seminar at WSCC

SCOTTVILLE - West Shore Community College and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) Training Institute are co-sponsoring a day-long seminar on April 6, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the campus Administrative & Conference Center MBT Room.

This seminar thoroughly discusses the requirements of MIOSHA Part 1, General Provisions. Topics include review and interpretations of the standard, employer and employee responsibilities, terms and definitions, basic machine installations and controls, guards and devices used in industry disconnects and lockouts, specific guarding requirements as well as discussion and exercises designed to enforce the concepts presented.

The seminar facilitator is Deborah Gorkisch who is an Occupational Safety Consultant with the Consultation Education and Training Division of MIOSHA. She has over a decade of safety and health experience and currently provided training services for Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Lake and Newaygo counties. Gorkisch is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and


The cost is $105 per person and includes all course materials. Lunch will be


For more information or to register for the course, contact Marcie McCloskey at WSCC, 231-843-5889 or mamccloskey@westshore.edu

For detailed information on CET services, contact MIOSHA at 517-322-1809, or visit their website, www.michigan.gov/mti.