Industrial safety training

St. Clair County Community College offers a variety of Industrial Safety Training programs to keep you and your employees safe while on the job.

Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)

Hazmat Awareness

8 hours
This class provides training on hazardous materials. Level one identification and recognition of hazardous materials is provided.

Hazardous Waste Operations Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Operations

Students in HAZMAT suits

8-hour refresher
This class provides refresher training in decontamination and handling hazardous spills for the person trained in emergency response operations.

HAZWOPER Operations

24 hours 
This training is designed for public service emergency response personnel who provide the initial response to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances. Techniques for protecting nearby persons, property or the environment from the effects of the release are covered.

HAZMAT Technician Level

72 hours 
This training is designed for public service emergency response personnel who provide the initial response to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances. Techniques for protecting nearby persons, property or the environment from the effects of the release are covered. Hands-on practice is provided in each protection technique.

Incident Command System (ICS)

Incident Command System

8 hours 
This program explains the structure and function of incident management systems, covering the following topics: an overview of the structure and expandability of ICS and the command skills needed by departmental officers to effectively use ICS. Guidelines and scenario practice on how to apply the ICS are also given as well as guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS.

Rope Access Training

Rope Access Training for Industry

NFPA 1670

Fire training students on a roof working with ropes

This class provides guidance to employers in choosing an appropriate rescue service. It contains criteria that may be used to evaluate the capabilities both of prospective and current rescue teams.

OSHA 1910.146

For rescues that may pose significant hazards and from which rescue entry, patient packaging and retrieval systems are used.

Rope Rescue Training

NFPA 1893, NFPA 1670, OSHA 1910.146

For rescues that may pose significant hazards and from which rescue entry, patient packaging and retrieval systems are used.

Confined Space Rescue (CSR)

Confined Space Rescue awareness

Students working on safe removal of a patient from a confined space

24 hours 
This course provides adequate training for first responders to confined space rescue incidents. Identification of confined spaces, common hazards associated with confined spaces and operational limitations for the first responder are covered.

Confined Space Rescue training

16 hours 
NFPA 1670 and 1910.146 App F
Rescue team or rescue service evaluation criteria.
For rescues that may pose significant hazards and from which rescue entry, patient packaging and retrieval systems are used.

Confined Space Attendant, Entry, Rescue refresher course

8-hour 
This refresher class addresses proper entry techniques to confined spaces and how to respond in an emergency situation. Knowledge of proper respiratory equipment, personal protective equipment, monitoring and other confined space adjunct equipment will be taught.

Fire Extinguisher Safety

Fire Extinguisher refresher course

4 to 6 hours 
This class trains participants through practical exercises to extinguish an incipient fire using a portable extinguisher or fire hose.

CPR/Basic First Aid

CPR, AED and First Aid Training

4 to 6 hours 
In four hours, students learn adult, child and infant CPR; the fundamentals and operation of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and the Heimlich maneuver for choking. Instruction in basic first aid administration is an additional two hours.

Other training classes

Lock Out Tag Out training

1910.147(a)(l)(i)
This standard covers the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or start of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy, could harm employees. This standard establishes minimum performance requirements for the control of such hazardous energy.

Fall Arrest program and training

NFPA 1670, OSHA 1910.29
Fall protection, Personal Protection Equipment and use of self-rescue systems in fall arrest program. Use of rescue systems from heights.

Machine Rescue for Industry and Fire Service

NFPA 1670 CHAPTER 6
This represents the capability of hazard recognition, equipment use and techniques necessary to support and participate safely in a technical rescue incident. This can involve search, rescue or recovery operations. Personnel can operate as team members but are limited with regard to the actual environments in which they can operate based on their level of training.

Contact us

To schedule training programs, call (810) 989-5793.