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SafetyNet Information

Training sessions are intended for all members of the Community College system and will provide useful accident prevention information for employees. Please help us get the word out to faculty and staff members system wide about these events which are geared specifically towards community colleges.

  • It is important that you sign into the webinar no earlier than 15 minutes prior to start of webinar.
  • Webinars typically start at 10:00 am and run 60-90 minutes in duration. ARC Flash usually lasts 2 hours.

Health and Safety Training

EHSI is available to do onsite training including but not limited to Forklift training and Assessments, Hands-On Fire Extinguisher training for current and new employees, or customized training for your community college Professional Development Day. 

10/3/2023  10AM  Safety Refresher for Existing CC employees

This course is a safety refresher for CC faculty and staff who have already received their initial CC safety training.  It will include the OSHA required bloodborne pathogens awareness annual training.  We will also review chemical safety, electrical safety, fall prevention, ladder safety, and go over a list of OSHA’s most commonly cited violations. REGISTER HERE

10/17/2023  10AM  Chemical Hygiene and Lab Safety

Intended for faculty members who work in our science labs, the Chemical Hygiene and Lab Safety training will cover some best practices in laboratory management and go over some of the many pitfalls to avoid.  Topics will include chemical safety, chemical storage, Hazard Communication and Labeling, spill clean-up, and waste management. REGISTER HERE

11/7/2023  10AM  Safe Holidays at Home and in the Office

This session will focus on avoiding some of the common causes of holiday related accidents at home and in the workplace including fall prevention, electrical safety, fire prevention, and more.  REGISTER HERE

Preregistration for sessions is encouraged.    You may join the webinar up to 15 minutes prior to the start time. Sign in using your full name (what you would like on your certificate), your community college email address and the password Safe.

EHSI logoThe mission of the Environmental Health and Safety Institute is to assist the NC community colleges in their pursuit of safe and healthy workplaces. EHSI currently provides safety training, inspections and air quality testing.

For more information:

Contact Us

Anne Smith
Assistant, Environmental Health and Safety Institute
(828) 694-1767

Allen McCullough
Director, Environmental Health and Safety Institute
(828) 694-1749

Francisco Arreol-Muro
EHSI Technician
(828) 606-3771

Michael Farmer
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
(828) 606-3543