Environmental Health & Safety


Explore a variety of environmental health and safety services for organizations and their employees. The focus of FVTC's training and technical assistance continues to expand in response to emerging topics and compliance concerns across multiple industry sectors. Public and emergency response workers, industrial safety specialists and industry professionals benefit from workplace safety and sustainability services offered by our team of experts and partners.

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  • Bloodborne Pathogens

    Those who anticipate coming in contact with blood or other bodily fluids in the workplace will benefit from a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens. OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, CFR 1910.1030, will be reviewed and discussed. Training includes a review of the common methods of transmission, prevention techniques and other information to reduce an employee's exposure risk along with a review of the requirements of a written bloodborne program.

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  • CBRF Fire Safety

    CBRF Fire Safety training meets requirements of Wisconsin DHS 83.20 (2) (b) as mandated by the Division of Quality Assurance, Bureau of Assisted Living. The required 3-hour training is taught by certified trainers featuring instructor-led content, simulated exercises and a written qualification test. Learn the fundamentals of avoiding fire risks and quick response techniques during a fire emergency in an adult residential care facility.

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  • Confined Space Entry & Rescue

    Employers who already have a confined space program are required to evaluate the effectiveness of their program and make changes if necessary. Employees who have been previously trained may need refresher training. By following the program outlined in this training, employers will comply with the OSHA standard.

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  • Fall Protection

    Preventing falls is of major importance in many industries, but the difficulty is in understanding at what height fall protection is required and on what types of equipment. As of November 2016, the OSHA requirement was updated requiring any employee exposed to a fall hazard or required to wear a Personal Fall Arrest System to be trained by May 17, 2017. This training provides an overview of the latest information and technology for fall protection, including the principles of fall protection, components of a fall arrest system and the limitations of all arrest equipment.

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  • Fire Extinguisher Operation

    Train your workers how to properly and safely use fire extinguishers. This safety training introduces the use of hand-held fire extinguishers giving your employees the confidence and skills necessary to take action should a fire occur in the workplace.

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  • Fire Watch & Fire Watch Refresher

    The FVTC Public Safety Training Center is able to provide hands-on training for both incipient teams and structural brigades. Our facility includes 5-story Class A burn building, a ladder training tower, a confined space simulator, a gas meter prop and all the latest resources for your industrial fire watch training.

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  • Hazard Communication Training

    Hazard communication is more than just teaching employees where the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are located. Through our hazardous communication training, you will learn about the hazard communication standard, labeling requirements and globalization of products. This standard is on the top of the OSHA citation list. Training focuses on 29 CFR 1910.1200 requirements.

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  • Hearing Protection

    Protection from noise exposure that exceeds acceptable levels is required to comply with 29 CFR1910.95.  Learn how noise exposure causes hearing loss, how to protect employees and control noise, and how to conserve hearing ability and prevent workplace hearing loss.

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  • Incident Command

    In this training you'll be introduced to the concepts of incident command through instructor-led lecture, case studies and scenarios. Training will be customized to meet the tactical operations and disaster planning needs of your organization or community. Customized training is offered in NIMS 700, NIMS 800, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300 and ICS 400.

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  • Incident Investigation

    All incident, injuries, illnesses and near misses should be investigated to determine the cause for appropriate corrective actions to be taken. This training workshop teaches participants how to promptly conduct thorough investigations and identify the root causes of the event.

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  • Industrial Emergency Response Team (IERT)

    Customized training for Industrial Emergency Response Teams (IERT) including: medical emergency response, chemical spill response, incipient fire response, incident command, facility hazard assessment, confined space emergencies and other emergency situations.

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  • NFPA 70E Awareness

    The management of arc flash potential and other electrical hazards identified in NFPA 70E continues to grow. This training provides participants with a basic understanding of NFPA 70E. Develop options for compliance and the methods for evaluating any facility for electrical hazards. Participate in lab settings to evaluate and recommend appropriate corrective actions.

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  • OSHA 10-hr & OSHA 30-hr Voluntary Compliance

    Staff responsible for implementing safety procedures in the workplace, on construction sites, and general industry personnel who oversee construction contractors and/or subcontractors should participate in this *OSHA Voluntary Compliance Series* for general industry or construction.

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  • OSHA Forklift & Lift Truck

    OSHA's "Forklift Rule" requires operators of powered industrial trucks to be trained in their safe operation. The training must consist of classroom and hands-on instruction that is worksite and vehicle specific. Employers must verify that the required training and evaluation has been conducted and the operator is competent to safely perform an operator's duties. Individuals or small groups of employees looking for classroom and hands-on forklift/lift truck training can view scheduled [OSHA Forklift Classroom Seminars](www.fvtc.edu/apps/MyTraining/Public/FindAClass.aspx?title=Lift+Truck+Training:+Classroom) and [OSHA Forklift Hands-on Seminars](www.fvtc.edu/apps/MyTraining/Public/FindAClass.aspx?title=Lift+Truck+Training:+Hands-On).

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  • OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA's injury and illness record-keeping systems are often neglected, misinterpreted or improperly maintained. Workers' compensation injury reports are not enough to establish compliance. OSHA also requires an annual report that summarizes injuries/illnesses, including not only lost-time accidents, but also restricted-duty cases, and any incident that needed "medical attention".

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  • Safety Consultation & Advisory Services Online/Virtual

    Make sure you are in compliance with OSHA's safety regulations. Partner with Fox Valley Technical Colleges industry experts for all your workplace safety needs.

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  • Hazardous Materials—DOT Requirements

    Learn about characteristics of various hazardous materials from each of the nine designated DOT classes. The course identifies methods used to determine the presence of hazardous materials at an incident site, and outlines protective safety measures and procedures to follow to control hazardous materials.

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  • Mold Management

    Mold management continues to be a growing issue for environmental health. Training focuses on early detection signs and evaluation options. Participants will draft a model which depicts an effective mold management plan for a simulated facility. Learn about mold identification and management, as well as remediation options. The training is ideal for anyone who develops or maintains a mold management program.

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